Friday, June 17, 2011

Antique Sale Find

Look at this!!

Walking past a table at a huge antique sale, I spotted a cone of rough twine. It caught my eye, and as I walked closer, I saw two crochet hooks. I picked them up to show my hubby, and the lady called out, "You can have both of those for a dollar." Um, twist my arm...Yes, please!
Doesn't that triangular one look interesting? I can't imagine working with it, but I'll definitely have to give it a try.
Why yes, that certainly is my favorite brand of hook!

The bottom line: Are they truly "antiques" here? Probably not. Do I care? Certainly not!

Do you have a favorite "find"?

9 comments:

  1. Perhaps not antiques, but definitely "vintage", I've never seen a Bates hook like that. Very cool!

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  2. Oh, that pointy one will be so handy for doing tight stitches, you know when you find it hard to get the hook through the loop?

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  3. Ooh, don't let any children near that pointy one! I agree with Wendy that it would be great for getting into tighter stitches, but I have a five year old son who would enjoy playing light saber with that one!

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  4. O my goodness! I love those. I have been on the hunt for real wood crochet hooks. They are hard to find unless you want to pay a fortune for them!

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  5. Those are so cool! I miss crocheting...it's so hard to "do it all"! So I don't. :)

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  6. Thanks everyone! I can't wait to find the "right" project to use one. =)

    Mary--I'm with you...that's why I haven't gotten my kitchen floor washed yet today. =D oops.

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  7. Yes I do. I found a set of christmas dishes that was discontinued. They matched my current set and I got them for $10. I get happy every time I use them! Blessings, Joanne

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