bounty!

Purse_001Check out the great purse I bought this weekend at a neighborhood garage sale!   This picture is not doing it justice — the flash on the camera has flattened out the leather somewhat – it really gleams. 

To think that I came very close to not stopping at the sale.  I was on my way home from the daily yoga class (still doing the challenge!) and was covered in sweat.  That is one of the joys of being in your 40’s, you really stop giving a sh*t about stuff like that.  I slowed Onslow down as we passed by, saw that it looked promising and stopped.

Is there anything better than old leather and brass?  Here is a close up of the hardware and a peek inside

What can compare to the satisfaction of a garage sale score?

I also got quite a lot done on my Go With the Flow Socks – I am past the gusset and knitting along on my way to the toe decreases.  Sadly, I am only slightly farther along than before.  I realized that I knit the heel across the wrong 28 stitches – which offset the instep pattern by two stitches. 

When did I have this epiphany?

after I picked up the 19 gusset stitches, long after I had turned the heel.

How long did it take me to accept the inevitable?

about four rows after my epiphany.

four rows plus the 36 heel flap rows, plus another two because I had trouble picking them back up.

ribbit!

7 thoughts on “bounty!

  1. Great find! If you already don’t care about how you look, just wait until you’re my age! ;-)
    I did my share of ripping socks this weekend, too. Something is in the air!

  2. I would think that socks named “Go With the Flow” would come with instructions for or at least a cavalier attitude about “design elements” that may randomly appear…

  3. I would think that socks named “Go With the Flow” would come with instructions for or at least a cavalier attitude about “design elements” that may randomly appear…

  4. Nice find. Good garage saling (sailing?) and consistent yoga! You are my hero! Except for the sock part of the post. I don’t particularly aspire to that part.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s