I now have 25 little drawstring bags to hold the yarn and knitting needles that I bought for myself with my birthday gift certificate.
Here they are, with a ball of yarn in each, with the one larger bag buried at the bottom with the needles in it.
I used a random assortment of fabrics. There are some Christmas-themed ones in there but mostly they are just pretty colours and they look bright and cheerful stuffed inside this box.
I have some numbered Christmas stickers coming from Etsy so that I can number the bags. I did a quick search and the first hit turned out to be perfect: a Canadian supplier called ArkyFranky, 24 colourful Christmas-themed stickers for only $2.84, free postage.
I still need to hunt for other tiny things to add to the bags. My boss thought it was hilarious that I was making my own yarny Advent calendar but if I don’t do it who will?! And the only ones I’ve seen before have been animal-fibre based.
I’m having fun and that’s what counts, right?