Friday, September 11, 2009

Estate Sale Jackpot

IMG_5472, originally uploaded by kkersten02.

On the way home from the market*, I saw a sign for an estate sale. I had the little man with me, but I thought I could swing in for a few minutes to see if they had anything I couldn't live without.

I quickly made my way through the house with a wiggling 15 month old in my arms. I spotted a clear plastic bag with a few skeins of old yarn, vintage crochet books and 3 new (IN THEIR PACKAGE!!) crochet hooks for $1.50. I thought to myself, "What the heck, 3 hooks for $1.50 is a good deal!" The little man had had enough of the estate sale, so we scurried on our way back to the house.

After opening the bag and throwing away the yarn, I discovered I had hit a crochet hook jackpot! There was a dirty old make-up bag full of crochet hooks! All different sizes and colors! A bonus reward was the Studio 12 Flower Loom from 1971.

Happy Dance!!! So proud of myself!

*I love using the word "market" to reference the grocery store. No one says "I'm running to the market." in Texas. We say "I'm going to the grocery store" or we call the store by name "I'm going to Kroger's." So I choose to use "market." It sounds so much cooler! The Hubby thinks I'm silly!

1 comment:

  1. Wow! What a great find at a great price. My mom swears she has one of those flower looms, but we can't find it. I've wanted to use it since I saw Cathy's video on her blog(cathyofcalifornia),on how to use the loom.