in threes

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Whenever I am picking out buttons, I am always reminded of this comment from years ago.  It came on a post where I wrote about choosing just the perfect button and someone commented; "get a life".  I still think about that comment and am so grateful that choosing the right button is part of my life.
{A baby sweater for a dear friend. } 
Pattern:  In three's.
Yarn:  Tanis fiber arts, Iris

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15 comments

  1. Funny how a silly comment from a clearly envious moron 10 years ago can still sting. Why do we let this be true? One person out of thousands, and why is his/her remark the one we remember?! We all do it, but why?!

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    1. HA You are SO right!!! I don't know why either!

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  2. Many years ago I knitted a charcoal grey cardigan for my brother. I was going to use simple pewter buttons, until I saw pewter buttons embossed with a leaping stag, at a higher price than I wanted to spend. The buttons were perfect for my brother and for the sweater. I bought them and have never told anyone how much I spent on BUTTONS! The sweater would have looked fine with the original ones, but it would never have been right in my mind. No regrets!

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    1. LOVELY story. Yep. It's all in the details!

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  3. Whoever takes the time to make a comment like that needs to get a life, not you. Making something takes a lot of time and effort, so of course you want it to match your vision! This sweater is precious, and the buttons are perfect.

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  4. I just knitted the same sweater pattern for a co-workers baby and it has sat languishing because I couldn't decide on the right buttons. I LOVE the buttons you chose. Now to find them. :-) (I have a life) ;-)

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    1. SO wonderful! Life IS in the details! xx

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  5. Years ago my mother told me that the buttons can make the garment. I think of her every time I pick buttons for a sweater and try to make it special. Why spend the time to make something and stick any old button on it! AND I do have a life, a good one!

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    1. NICE!!! Your mother is wise! I couldn't agree more! xx

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  6. it's all about the buttons. i love that others think so too!

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