Recently on Ravelry, I stumbled upon this group...for people who collect Altoid mint tins and keep stuff in 'em. Now, I love old tins, and keep lots of useful things in 'em, so over I went for a visit to see what's up. Turns out that I've had a lot of fun over there. (Check out this post that got me started if you're curious).
Anyhew, naturally I asked the big question 'What
And look what I bagged?
- Pattern mag in aid of a local hospital with free patterns contributed by well known names. What a great idea!
- Skein of Lamb's Pride Worsted in wonderful variagated blues
- Not one but TWO tins of Altoids:
1 tin of original mints labelled 'Curiously Strong Mints'*
1 tin of chewing gums (perfect for sewing needles)
Now wasn't I spoiled? Thanks Swap Partner!
Unfortunately I wasn't as quick off the mark to the post office so my parcel has yet to arrive. Hope it hasn't gone astray!
* I love that 'Curiously Strong Mints', it has such an air of appreciation mixed with genteel bafflement. Like something Jeeves would say.