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Barbara's Blog - This Week's Booty

I did really well at the carboot again this week. Apart from 2 jigsaws and a book on Victorians, I also got lots of lovely lovely wool. The photo shows 4 x 50g balls of Patons Kismet - 20% mohair that I got the lot for £1. It's so soft and fine that it is just crying out to be knitted into something lacy. For 60p I got a bag of addments of mainly baby wools which I immediately balled up, and I think the pastel colours will make quite a few prem baby hats!! The wool is pictured lying on another… Continue

Added by Barbara Longley on October 21, 2009 at 3:56am — 5 Comments

Barbara's Blog - Look and Find

On Sunday we went carbooting for the first time in ages. Well I got lucky and found the main things I was after, and loads more. I got 3 huge real silk scarves from an Indian lady who seemed to be selling her entire wardrobe. These are to fray out and add to wool. I've decided to blend some of each colour with white wool, so it will have shimmery white, peach and red flecks. I also got a Sari length of red silk, woven with gold design. I think I will make cushion covers with this. I got the… Continue

Added by Barbara Longley on October 6, 2009 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

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