On the bright side, it's rare that I have access to a vehicle and it enabled me to indulge in one of my favourite pastimes: thrift shopping! My thrifting took me far and wide across Ontario (If there is anything better than a Goodwill or Value Village, it's one outside of the G.T.A.) . Allow me to share the (knitting related) bounty:
I love the ladies patterns from the 50's knit in impossibly tiny guages:
I'm also partial to the men's fashions. Notice the common denominator:
I may not be knitting any men's sailing sweaters in the near future, but I might just knit something out of this 60's pattern book. It's interesting how the women's fashions in this book could totally be contemporary, but the men's? Mmmm....not so much:
Of course, there are some things that should never come back in style:
Socks, on the other hand? Truely timeless. Whenever I get up the gumption to try some mulit-colour work, I might knit me up a pair of these:
I promise to post more often in the near future dear readers. Just thank your lucky stars for CAA and good friends!