My reward for tidying my shed?

Yarn, of course!

Although sad to part with this dog guard, due to the memories it held, I recognised that it was unlikely to be used again now that I have a smaller car.


As it was in excellent condition, with potential for many more canine adventures, I decided to list it on a second-hand marketplace site.

One week later, I was happily spending the proceeds atΒ Juliet Brown’s shop at the Fold in Bransford. After much oohing and aahing, I opted for this beautiful hand-painted merino/nylon Smoothie Sock Yarn, in Natural and Rock Lobster, 425m per 100g.


I plan to make a shawl that shows off the colours to good effect … I will keep you posted!

Have you converted unwanted items into treasure? I’d love to hear all about it!




About yarnsmithery

Sharing my love of yarny craft and encouraging others to give it a go!
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3 Responses to Alchemy

  1. MrsCraft says:

    Beautiful colours! I sold some unwanted bits on eBay but have yet to spend the proceeds. I have seen a rather lovely braided roving that I’d tempting me a lot though!

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  2. catterel says:

    I love that lobster colour and the hand oainted effect. Shoukd beva pretty shawl.

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