Showing posts with label thrifty. Show all posts
Showing posts with label thrifty. Show all posts

Friday, April 8, 2011

Gettin' Thrifty again...

Long time readers might remember this post - cuz I am all about the thrifty.

While thumbing through a recent KnitPicks catalog, I saw a great idea - a box/bag for holding circular needles. Perfect!
But.
My intrinsic stinginess thriftiness dragged its little heels. Hmmm... I thought. $23? Pricey...

So, I got this:at the store where I work. After my discount, I paid about $3.20.

I've already stowed a few circular needles. Now I just have to finish a few things in order to reclaim the needles.
Is this the first step toward being organized?

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Knitting accessories for the thrifty...

Knitting doesn't have to be an expensive hobby.
Here's what you do when you don't own a swift:


I don't have a ball-winder, either. But I have an All-Natural, Organic Nostepinde:

And, though I now own an honest-to-goodness real-life Lazy Kate, I'll always have a place in my heart for my first Lazy Kate:

Nothing wrong with Lo-Tech...
(And, yes, those are Long Trail bottles. This is Vermont, after all...)