I didn't know tape measures were such a bother! The only thing missing from these needles are the capes that will make them super. 🙂
Tag: vintage ad
TBT: Les laines du chat qui pelote
I'm having a moment with cats, with black cats in particular. If you follow me on Instagram you know I visited the cutest litter of kittens yesterday, which includes two black kitties. I have my eye on Selkie, the boy, though my husband has said "No more pets!" and I know it would be slightly … Continue reading TBT: Les laines du chat qui pelote
TBT: Don’t just sit – knit
I disagree, although I'm planning on starting a shawl, not a sweater, next Tuesday-Wednesday as we travel to NZ. I'm also bring a back up crochet project: snowflakes.
Oh dear. I would guess that the scarves and hats knit for this (I'm guessing) early 1980s ad still exist. The highlight for me is the cat, who looks somehow both unhappy and befuddled, perhaps there's a silent plea there as well. The cocker spaniel is in this for the treats but the cat ... … Continue reading TBT: Acrilan
TBT: Beak Needles
I can't decide whether or not I'd like to try knitting with similar knitting needles. Perhaps with the right birds ...
TBT: Thanksgiving, 1967
You may be expecting a greeting card or a photograph, but I stumbled across this vintage ad and couldn't resist. It's sort of related to this blog - knitting, turkeys, a throw back to the year my parents were married. I wish I'd found this earlier; I could be wearing this very comfortable looking outfit … Continue reading TBT: Thanksgiving, 1967