23 January 2010

Yarny Goodness

WARNING: The following can be considered "yarn porn" and is not recommended for crafters who are weak of heart...or who dislike acrylic (crazy haters).

Arrived home from errands to see a box from Jo-Anne's by my door. The back story is that I mentioned how much I had always wanted to have a rainbow of crafting yarn so that when I saw a pattern for a cool toy, or tawashi, or whatever, I would have all the basic colors on hand. Being wonderfully indulgent, DH pointed out that such a collection of yarn wouldn't exactly break the bank and that I should just go ahead and do it. (I know, he is a keeper!) As luck would have it Jo-Anne Fabrics had Red Heart Super Savers on sale so I was able to get the big skeins (364 yards) in each color and stay in budget. Placing that order made me a super happy girl!

Here is the grand unveiling, shown step by step so as to extend the thrill for all you dear readers.

Open up the box...

Look at them all in the plastic bags...
Line them up and let the baby roll in them which is just what I would have done were size not a limitation.
Build my rainbow pyramid of wonderfullness...

Life is good. I have some plans for toys, mainly knit/crocheted food, that I am going to try out so I will post directions for those if I get them figured out.

2 comments:

Heidi Maxwell said...

Mmmmmmmmm. Yarrrrrnnnnnnn. I had to tear myself away from that sale. I have vowed to seriously deplete my stash before rebuilding it again. Or at least waiting to see if I get a good tax return!

Blogger says "bedlife" = time for some zzzzzz I guess!

Alexis said...

I hear you on stash control, especially since the little one is currently living in what used to be my craft room. I am limiting myself to two shelves worth of containers, but yarn is quite squooshy so that may not be that limiting :)