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« Reply #150 on: December 08, 2006 01:23:59 AM »

More pictures, as promised.  But first off, I should clarify.  I am going to be firm about my need to knit this out.  However, Sharre has anticipated this.  Quite mercifully, a number of goodies were outside of the ball.  So they are fair game right?  Here is what I found keeping my magic yarn ball company.

  • A Marvel Heroes tin, with lollies in of course. 
  • A jumbo pencil.  This is no ordinary pencil, it is also magic (it says so on the side) and draws in no less than 3 colours at a time.
  • 4, count 'em, 4! packs of fudge.  Mmmmm strawberry, mint, jaffa and Aussie mud.  Wooo!
  • Also, my fave.  A shell
Why the shell, you ask?

 Shocked Shocked Shocked If this is what I think this is... Shocked Shocked Shocked   well, just WOW.  I have never seen (or smelled) such a lovely thing ever.  You are too nice Sharre.
Last but not least, there was yarn.  This is wonderful, it is just gorgeous actually.  But it is scary too.  If Sharre's display of her 6th sense earlier (our yarn balls were presented in very much the same way, boxed up with blue and purple tissue paper) didn't scare you all, it will now.  Check this out.

The yarn matches my outfit!!  I cannot begin to explain how much I love this.  I love to match.  Often I need to match.  Wow!

Now, seeing as I have already made this post way to long and picture heavy, if you want to see more you'll have to look on my blog.  I didn't wanna double up so half of my pictures for this are there.  I did take a fair few pictures now that I think of it.   Grin  Here is a link to save you from searching.
Anyone for a little yarn porn?!http://missvicki.wordpress.com/2006/12/08/the-art-of-tease/  Kiss
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« Reply #151 on: December 08, 2006 05:06:23 AM »

I'm so glad you like it, and yes my sixth sense must have known that you would be wearing those exact colours when the yarn ball arrived.  Tongue

The shell contains lipgloss if you hadn't guessed. I wish I culd say it was my creation, but sadly I must be honest and state I picked it up at the markets. I had too it was too good to resist. Oh and beware the fudge, it is too good...

ETA: I have no idea what order I put the items in the yarn ball, so i'll be just as surprised as everyone else to see what comes out
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« Reply #152 on: December 08, 2006 11:02:16 AM »

Oh man, am I a nincompoop!

I am travelling when I finish with exams, so I gave two ship dates in my info to my partner.

I can't BELIEVE I screwed up my estimates of when I would finish so badly.

My yarn ball is in Pompano Beach. I am not, and won't be for a week. I'm so sorry eenodol! But the upside is that it won't screw up my exams.
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« Reply #153 on: December 08, 2006 12:02:59 PM »

 Ok, this is getting really hard to resist. I started the pattern, and got a few fab goodies out which I love and will post pics of later. But this was my first time knitting with double pointed needles, and I went wrong badly Cry I had to pull it all out and I'm starting again tomorrow night. But for now, it's staring at me going "unwrap me, unwrap me!!". Ah damn stubbon me, I'll cave soon though lol.

 Dang you RubyTuesday for making such a fab yarn ball!
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« Reply #154 on: December 08, 2006 12:38:28 PM »

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I wish mail from the UK to Wisconsin was quicker~!!

Me too! Sad
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« Reply #155 on: December 08, 2006 01:03:05 PM »

What is the yarn you're holding, Miss Vicki? I want it.  Smiley
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« Reply #156 on: December 08, 2006 08:09:53 PM »

Bloo according to the USPS your package has arrived in Canada somewhere....so it is up to Canada Post now!
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« Reply #157 on: December 09, 2006 02:29:21 AM »

Yay for camera cooperation! Here's the pictures of the loveliness that fyberduck sent me. She...made...me...yarn!!! Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked How awesome is that?! AND she knitted me a beautiful scarf from my wist!!! And she sent me all these other goodies. Grin Grin Grin



Oh yeah, three new patterns! What should I knit first? Cheesy


Aren't these the prettiest?


I have beaded yarn, nah nah nah! Smiley Can't get over that she made all of it!


Close up of the cool fringe thingies on the scarf. It'll be so fun to wear to school!

Thanks so much for all the beautiful presents fyberduck! I may snuggle and pet the yarn for awhile before I can knit with it. Wink You were an awesome partner!!!! Kiss Kiss Kiss Kiss Kiss Kiss

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« Reply #158 on: December 09, 2006 02:39:43 AM »

Must. Have. Yarn... noooww *starts salivating on the keyboard* fyberduck you did the yummiest job of that yarn to the point that I may have to tiptoe overseas and steal it from jezebel 7383 (sorry jezebel!)

really, truly, yummy. Cheesy
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« Reply #159 on: December 09, 2006 04:55:01 AM »

I've received from whisperedeternity  Grin

here's my yummy yarn ball...I was going to unwrap it as i knitted ... But once I got my hands on it it was a different matter!! Roll Eyes

here it is b4:


And after!!:

jewellery, mini tins, stitch holders, yarn of course! and more! - I'm making the  branching out scarf, as you can see I've started already  Smiley I just can't put it down!!

here's a close up of the wonderful jewellery that whispering eternity made for me, i love it, especially the little dragonflies! I've already worn them  Smiley:


and here are the cutest little tins that she bought on her travels in Germany Smiley


thanks for being a wonderful partner whisperedeternity  Kiss

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