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Afghans, Yarn, and Potential Yarn

The Savers thrift store chain often offers reward cards. You get one spot filled for each $5 spent or donation of a plastic shopping bagful of goods and when all 15 spots on the card are filled you’re rewarded with … Continue reading

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Cashmere Long Johns

The sweater socks I made for DH a few weeks ago turned out so well, I’m excited to be doing another sweater craft project, that of turning a sweater into a pair of long johns! I got the idea from … Continue reading

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Still Finding Sweaters

Now that it’s springtime I didn’t think they would put out any more wool sweaters at Sal’s. I’m so glad that I flipped through the sweater rack anyway, because I really like this fair isle sweater jacket that I found … Continue reading

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Three and a Half Pounds of Yarn

It’s not often I make it out of Sal’s without buying a single sweater to unravel for yarn. Whooo-hoo! Good for me; I’m actually learning to limit my sweater stash acquisitions! Instead, I bought a BIG crocheted afghan to unravel … Continue reading

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And She Scores!

I’d already paid for my goodies at the thrift store, but my eyes kept returning to the cardboard box sitting on the corner of the check-out counter. I stood over it slowly flipping through the packages. Bias tape, piping, lots … Continue reading

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Thrifty Fair Isle Cardi

I stopped at the Salvation Army thrift store on my way home from grocery shopping. My best find of the day was this lovely blue and grey fair isle cardigan for only $5. The tag reads “all shetland wool, spun … Continue reading

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A 50% Off Thrift Sale

We knew everything was half-off at our nearest Salvation Army store today, so my DH and I got there before the store opened. I was so surprised to see there wasn’t a line of waiting customers, in fact, the gate … Continue reading

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