Sunday, July 1, 2007

Toys in the attic!

The last time we visited my MIL, we found THIS in her attic.....

It is my DH's grandmother's trunk from around the early 1900's. Inside, MIL had left some of her crocheting, and guess what, it was a ripple! She told me to take it all home with me! YE HAW! The ripple isn't finished, but she still had some extra yarn with it in each color, so I suppose I will try to finish it up! (Happy Dance!) As you can see below, my dog, Asia, is also VERY excited about the find. :)

7 comments:

Riss said...

OOh those colors are delicious... I love finding stuff like that. We inherited all of my grandmother's great aunt's crochet work... All kinds of doilies and table runners. I think of all the hours they've put into them and it just makes everything that much better...

Patricia said...

Beautiful colors. It is wonderful to inherit things from family members. makes them very special.

Michelle said...

Oh lucky you!!!! I love it....

PattieJ said...

OOOOH! lucky girl!! Those pinks are sooo pretty!!

Susan (ZenKnit) said...

What a great find. Way to go!

Barb Mcf said...

What a wonderful find. I have my grandmother's trunk and I use it to hold most of my teddy bears that I let the grandkids play with. Love those colors.

Kathrin.Loos said...

Dear Cindy! I am ever so curious whether this afghan find got finished? Are you on Ravelry and are there more pictures of it? Did you also find the pattern in the chest? I would love to see more of it! What an exciting find! Katie