Stash enhancement minus what is on the way

So here are my purchases for the last little while. I know, I have left a few out that I already used up.

Top of the picture you see 1 skein Lambs Pride bulky in Blue Magic from Knit & Pearl, to be used for a Meathead hat for my brother in law (he was jealous when the kids all got them for christmas & he didn’t).

 1 1lb cone of Lambs Pride Bulky in Roasted Coffee from Oregon Trail Yarn & Books on Ebay, to be used for another deep cowl neck sweater from Vogue Fall ’06 that I made using a boucle yarn in a previous post.

1 1lb cone of Lambs Pride worsted in Medieval Red also from Oregon Trail, it does not have a designated project yet but soon I promise.

2 cones of Aunt Lydias denim cotton, one is a marl linen, the other is chambray.

The dark orange set of balls in front left are cashmere from Colourmart, it’s laceweight that I just wound 3 strands together to make a worsted weight.

The bright yellow/green, color 9912,  ball is Cascade Yarns Bulky Leisure HD.

Behind that there is a dark green ball of Debbie Bliss Cotton Cashmere from Knit & Pearl, I have 2 more balls of it in a light blue somewhere. Somehow it didn’t get inventoried, I am wondering if I offloaded it onto someone else, Marieke maybe? Anyhow, I am going to use this one to make myself an Odessa hat with pretty beads that have yet to be purchased.

Directly in front of that is a Pea green Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran from Knit & Pearl to add to my stash that will eventually become a striped or maybe fair isle sweater.

In front of that is a ball of SWTC Bamboo from Knit & Pearl in Azul. Fun, fun, fun from Knit & Pearl. One ball of this yarn makes so many little things it just tickles me to think about it!

To the right of that are 2 balls of Crystal Palace Yarns Bamboozle from Craft Essentials worsted weight bamboo blend yarn for socks in colorway Fall Herbs.

Behind those balls are 2 balls of Crystal Palace Yarns Panda Cotton from Craft Essentials fingering weight, it is also a bamboo/cotton blend for socks in colorway Cinnamon.

And lastly on the right are 3 balls of Little Lehigh, cotton/acrylic Dk in colors It’s a Boy (blue), Sleepy Head (lavendar) and Play time (green). I thought the names were pretty cute and they are huge balls of yarn! Over 240 yards for $6 at Knit & Pearl. Great buy for all the baby stuff that is going around lately.

Not in the picture but on the way are a few cones of Peaches N Creme for bathmats, random kitchen stuff, washcloths, ballband washrags, etcetc.

Also coming are 2 balls of hand dyed superwash sock yarn coming from Over the Rainbow Yarns on Ebay. Leaflitter & Freaky Purple. I know, I don’t need anymore mileage in the sock yarn department. I haven’t actually finished a pair of socks in about a month. But I do have 2 sock classes I am teaching plus my dad’s bday coming up so that is at least 3 pair. Tada!!

And my mom’s Mother’s Day present is on it’s way. I will have to tell her & dad not to read so I can post about it. It’s a good one!

Look at the Horse Hat! It’s a kit from Bea Ellis Knitwear. I chose burgundy & a very pale silver blue color. I can’t wait to get it! How perfect for her long, freezing horse rides. They are doing a wagon train in a couple of months (right after mother’s day I think) so it will be perfect timing for those cool nights in the high desert and mountains.

That is what I have coming & have acquired. Jealous? Probably not but I am excited about it all. Can you tell there is a little more money coming in recently? I am done now. I shall knit, knit, knit. That is if I can get my butt off this computer.

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4 thoughts on “Stash enhancement minus what is on the way

  1. Anonymous

    I wanna buy yarn toooooo!! /whine
    I *really* want to get some bamboo yarn sometime. I think it’d be fun to make a tank top out of it, or an accessory of some sort.
    Oh, and I don’t think I ended up with any DB cashmere, but who knows…I haven’t even made a dent in all the yarn I inherited from you! I was just looking through it to find something for a project and re-discovered some hand-me-downs I forgot were in there, haha!

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  2. Anonymous

    You don’t want the guilt that comes with buying the yarn. Just take what we give to you! Don’t forget the yarn swap at Knit & Pearl April 29th. You may be able to inherit even more there.

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  3. Anonymous

    PS: I just realized I can come over Sat the 10th after the shower, since Nathan has to be at church at 3:45 and I don’t need to be there till 6pm. (Either that or maybe hitch a ride with you or Tracy afterwards?) Oh forget it, I’ll just call/txt you next week or something, haha

    Wheee!

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  4. Anonymous

    I’m gonna have to keep the stash swap on the DL with Nathan, hehehe…hopefully he’ll be back to working Sundays by then, HA!!

    Actually, I do have some random yarns that I don’t really want (although I don’t see how anyone else would want them either, but you never know!), so hopefully I can get rid of some too…

    That will be a dangerous day…

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