Car Boot Bargains

I had a little trip off to a car boot sale this morning and managed to get a few more additions to my yarn and thread collection for the princely sum of £3.50

Amongst the haul was a lovely ball of sea green mohair, a hank of something purple and rope-like, a muddle of silky ribbon – there were even a few wooden bobbins and a darning mushroom!

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6 Responses to “Car Boot Bargains”


  1. 1 Maria 13/03/2011 at 7:28 pm

    What a great finds, I do love a good carboot sale!!

  2. 2 giddystuff 13/03/2011 at 8:21 pm

    Haven’t been to a car booty in ages! Love the darning mushroom 🙂

  3. 3 Baye 13/03/2011 at 10:22 pm

    Love the stuff, but what is a car boot sale? I know that a car boot is what we call a car trunk, but we don’t have any car trunk sales. How does it work?

    • 4 thesockgarden 14/03/2011 at 11:14 am

      They’re very popular here and it’s a great way to get rid of all the clutter and make a few pence at the same time. I guess it’s like a yard sale except everyone does it together in one place from the back of their cars 🙂

  4. 5 Baye 13/03/2011 at 10:27 pm

    Okay! I Googled car boot sale! What a great idea. Wish we had those here. It does sound like fun.

  5. 6 sandra 17/03/2011 at 8:02 pm

    wow you’ve got a darning mushroom, lucky you!!
    fantastic finds


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