Saturday, November 08, 2008

A new hobby..

Most people who read the blog know I stitch and bead. Both hobbies can be pretty expensive and time consuming, depending on what you're working on at the time. I also have a pretty full life elsewhere - a job, travel, friends and other stuff going on. I don't need a new hobby. I don't have time for a new hobby.

But I've now bought sock yarn. Opal, in the Harry Potter "Tonks" colourway, which I've fallen in love with. Which means I now need to brush off my very rusty knitting skills and attempt to make socks. Or convince/bribe/pay someone else to do it for me....

Stay tuned.

In other news, may favourite LBS (Local Bead Store) was having a sale today. Crystals are definitely my weakness, and I bought too many of those. I also bought supplies for the 12 Days of Christmas blog candy - so stay tuned for that.

There are a couple of bead stores in town, and I've had reason to not like most of them, except the one that had the sale today. One sells mostly plastic, which is OK sometimes, but mostly not what I want. Another seems like it hasn't cleaned since I was in high school, which was many years ago. And another has great beads, but also has the highest prices in town too. The store with today's sale sells mostly what I want, has reasonable prices, and has a very sweet owner, who mostly remembers the customers. What else do you want in a store?


Karen said...

I love that yarn! It's a good thing I don't know how to knit, or I'd be buying some skeins and adding a new hobby to my list as well!!!

geeky Heather said...

Ah, socks...they get even the best of us eventually. =)