Saturday, June 13, 2009

Bender

I've been on a yarn diet for a while now. Everything was going well, I hadn't bought any new yarn in a month or two, the money was beginning to accumulate in my bank account... and now this. Yarn. Lots of yarn. Some bought in person, admittedly to be knit into gifts for friends and family, but... there's the yarn I bought for the Nicky Epstein scarf from the Spring/Summer issue of Vogue Knitting. All for myself, no excuses.

It may not look like much in the pictures, but I've seen it in person, and it's stunning. I've gotten my hands on two skeins of Tilli Thomas Disco Lights in American Beauty, a bright red with sequins. Sound tacky? Trust me, knit up, it isn't tacky at all. It's spectacular, and the perfect accessory for holiday parties or a night on the town. I can't wait to get started!

7 comments:

knitv said...

I wish money had been accumulating in my account, but I've been pretty good about not buying yarn (in fact, I can't remember when I last bought yarn - oh yeah, I "helped" someone destash 2 skeins of sock yarn last month). But you know, we can only be good for so long! The up side is that you bought yarn you really "needed" for a project, and really appreciate!

IrishgirlieKnits said...

That is going to be gorgeous!! Bling-bling as Snowboarder would say!

And congrats on attempting any type of yarn diet! Its hard work!

cpurl17 said...

Red will be stunning!! Not tacky at all.

adrienne said...

That is such a cool looking pattern! I think that's just how yarn/fibre shopping goes! I'll go a couple months without buying anything, then in the span of a week end up making 4 or 5 purchases online...

Rocky Moreno said...

I've been on a yarn diet for awhile, I sure wish I could indulge.

Anonymous said...

Everybody desires to treat themselves once in a while. What a better way than to delve into some Tilli Tomas. I like a high veggie/ protein diet but I think I am going to splurge.

Anonymous said...

Everyone has treat themselves once and a while. :) What a way to go with delicious Tilli Tomas Yarn.