Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Never enough!

Why do I do this to myself? I pop into ye olde yarn shope (Romni Wools on Queen Street West here in Toronto, I highly recommend the place!), and purchase yarn for this project and that project and I never....ever....EVER purchase enough! Right now sitting on my ironing board is a pile of projects in which I must purchase more yarn to complete.

One shrug
Two crochet shawls
One purse
One sweater
One scarf

Being unable to finish these right now, since I've no cash for the yarns, I then go puttering through my many magazines and books, pick a pattern I like and dig through my stash and check gauge. And all the while knowing that in the end I'll have to add the new projects to the awaiting yarn pile because I've only purchased a small amount of the yarn I chose or I'm using the remnants of yarn from a finished project.

Then when I do get the yarn I need, I'll also purchase two or three skeins of another yarn and the cycle begins again.

Will I ever learn? Probably not.

And my downstairs neighbours are screaming again. I can hear them loud and clear. I've this terrible fear that one day I'll have to call the police and have a real life CSI investigation in the apartment below mine.

Friday, March 20, 2009

My bad

Well, looks like it's been, what, over a year since I bothered to get up off my lazy arse and update this place. My bad. I meant this blog to be something better than I let it be, and now I mean to actually DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT!

So I have been busy, just not with blogging. Let's see, I finally managed to get something similar to organizing in my sewing/computer room, the only issue left is to actually maintain that organization, yes? I've stocked up my fabric stash, my yarn stash, my vintage pattern stash, my old clothing stash and my library, I'm really good to go further here.

So let me make a bit of a pledge, yes? I solomly swear to update this blog once a day, even if it's just to say Meh.

Things I find at the Thrift Shop, and what I do with them.