Thursday, May 29, 2008

Wonderful Finds

A few days ago I was able to head out of work a little early and go down to our local Savers. I have been amazed and overwhelmed at the size of the store in the past, but on this trip I discovered some wonderful treasures.

Of course now I have to figure out what to do with all this wonderful yarn. I am planning on making the felted slippers from Knit 2 Together from the bulky Aspen yarn - I actually found a skein of it in yellow in my stash when I got home! The variegated pink I am thinking of using to make a scarf since it is so soft, but possibly it might become gloves or fingerless mitts.
If anyone recognizes the grey yarn please let me know - I believe it is Japanese but I have not been able to find anything on the internet about it.

The fabric is a couple of pillow cases and some silk napkins. The pillowcases are going to become skirts once I get the chance to work on them. I am not sure yet what will happen with the napkins. The trip I am planning on using to create handles for tote bags, now I just need to find the fabric I plan to use them with. The total cost for all of these treasures: less than $25.00! I have to go visit Savers more often - if only I had the room to store the stuff I buy there!