Day 10 (better late than never) of the #yarnlovechallenge my oldest stash. 💙

I expect that I still have bits of yarn somewhere from ten years ago when I first started knitting, but as my stash is in layers like the the site of an archaeological dig, those are buried way down somewhere around the dinosaur bones from the Jurassic Period and would take some excavation. 💚

However, these are my oldest non-yarn stash, some bag handles (bought on holiday in Austria) and huge needles (bought back home from a nearby and now closed shop) back from when knitting bags in superchunky yarn was the latest thing and I had no idea just how impractical an unlined knitted bag was, yet a burning desire to make one.  I also lacked the money for nice yarn (I think the patterns called for something like Rowan Big Wool, Spray, Ribbon Twist or Biggy Print), and the skills to understand how to substitute yarn, so the bags never got made.  Oh the folly of youth! 
#itwasacceptableinthemid2000s

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  • lottieknitsDay 10 (better late than never) of the #yarnlovechallenge my oldest stash. 💙

    I expect that I still have bits of yarn somewhere from ten years ago when I first started knitting, but as my stash is in layers like the the site of an archaeological dig, those are buried way down somewhere around the dinosaur bones from the Jurassic Period and would take some excavation. 💚

    However, these are my oldest non-yarn stash, some bag handles (bought on holiday in Austria) and huge needles (bought back home from a nearby and now closed shop) back from when knitting bags in superchunky yarn was the latest thing and I had no idea just how impractical an unlined knitted bag was, yet a burning desire to make one. I also lacked the money for nice yarn (I think the patterns called for something like Rowan Big Wool, Spray, Ribbon Twist or Biggy Print), and the skills to understand how to substitute yarn, so the bags never got made. Oh the folly of youth!
    #itwasacceptableinthemid2000s

    #lottieknits #knittersofinstagram #knittingproblems #throwbackknitting #knittingthrowback #instaknit #knitstagram #knitting #knitter #bagknitting #photoboards #myphotoboards ljphotoboards

  • aimees.little.kingdomLove to read your text, get to know you - you are funny. My stash is also in layers and I do suspect a archaeologist would be the right person to call if you needed something found 😉
  • lottieknits@aimees.little.kingdom Haha I'm glad it's not just me! 🙈
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