Thursday, September 15, 2005

My first SP5 package

Yesterday when I got home I had the weirdest piece of mail I've ever gotten:

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Weird in a good way, of course. ;)

Inside was a lovely Turkish drop spindle with two beautiful little pieces of roving:

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This thing is so cool! It comes apart into three pieces, and the way you wind the yarn makes a center-pull ball when you're done!

There were also some great little magnets (I love magnets), two bookmarks - a star and a sun, stitch markers in a little bag, a purple sparkle pin, a really cute tape measure, and a pad of paper with a funny little dog on it.

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Last, but not least, were stickers:

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Scratch and sniff Junior Mints (which I can't eat because of gelatin but I will gladly sniff), stars (of course), Halloween stickers, and star 'ring tattoo' stickers.

Thanks so much, Elf, for the great first package! Everything is great, and I'm looking forward to spinning soon when my hand isn't all swollen from the stupid spider/insect bite.

6 Comments:

Blogger pleutim said...

Aren't those spindles the cleverest invention? I have two like that but sadly, they've been neglected for probably two years. One is even half-dressed in unfinished singles.

Enjoy your new toy!

11:45 AM  
Blogger Dreamy said...

The spindle looks awesome! You must be feeling spoiled by your SPs. :)

sorry to hear about the bite, I hope it gets better.

3:24 PM  
Blogger Donna said...

Wow. She mailed it in a bottle? How neat is that. I love the drop spindle.

4:57 AM  
Blogger mf said...

Thats a cool spindle! How cleaver in a bottle did your SP have to cut and tape the bottle to get it inside? Strange a that the PO allowed it since they can be so fussy about packaging
Sorry about the bite, good thing is wasn't carring the new EEE virus!! Careful now

8:36 AM  
Blogger Stariel said...

Yes, the bottle was cut and taped - and I guess she did have a bit of trouble with the 'vessel' as she told me earlier.

As for the insect/spider bite (I'm voting spider since it happened indoors in a dark and loud club) it's now much better and I don't seem to be coming down with any horrible diseases thank goodness!

6:34 PM  
Blogger knit_chick said...

Wow. Love the bottle packaging. It's pretty creative.

10:51 PM  

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