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Yarn stash!

Yippee! Yesterday I braved the afternoon heat (Mad dogs, Englishmen and me) to the yarn shop and picked up a few things:
The bulk of it was this green unholy mess 570 grams (=20 oz) at Rs 199 (about US$ 4.50):

which I spent all of this morning turning into this (partly):

It will go into the Reflections poncho pattern I am testing for Dot.

But I bought a fair amount of thread. Yummiest was this in size 40 (don’t faint, I fell for its looks):

And also these in size 20 (ah, that’s better!):

All the threads are Anchor, holding about 20 grams (=0.71 oz) at Rs 38 each (just about US 90 c).

Then I also bought these polyester viscose threads which are also about size 20ish for Rs 40 each (again just less than one US$):

I love the shades in the green, which starts off as yellow. I don’t know what it is about variegated stuff…Though actually, it is very difficult to use in most patterns, I think. What do you think? Go on, tell me!
None of the threads has a pattern to go home to, although I think I might use some of it for my doily swap over at Crochetville.
Also a couple of Pony hooks, 0.75 mm and 3.50 mm, nothing to blog about.

All in all I blew up about Rs 400 (about US$9). Not bad for someone who professes to have no stash, eh?

I’d love to know how these prices compare with your experience where you live. Please tell me, I’m dying to know.

5 thoughts on “Yarn stash!

  1. Nice haul….ain’t it grand being bitten by the stash enhancement bug? I love that green verigated thread! I dunno why but I do!

  2. Like I said, I love that green one too! Maybe it’ll make a nice spring-themed doily or something…
    By the way, I’m being slowly pushed off my bed by my stash in large plastic bags….Shh! My husband hasn’t noticed yet (I think, or he’s just building up to it!)

  3. Hi Misfit,

    Thanks for stopping by my blog =)

    I love green color on your new yarn…you must be very patienced to manage to figure it out.

    Greetings from Oslofia in Sweden =)

  4. Maybe he thinks you’ve increased your bed size!!!! He will never know if you cover it with bedding! My lips are sealed!!!!

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