Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Fiber Anniversary

Our 14th anniversary is coming up and we've been thinking about gifts. There's also a thread in ravelry that got me to thinking. Why not gifts for the fiber lover by year? Here's what I've come up with.

ANNIVERSARY BY YEAR

TRADITIONAL

MODERN

FIBER LOVING

1st anniversary

paper

clocks / plastics

Patterns and books

2nd anniversary

cotton

china

Cotton yarn

3rd anniversary

leather

crystal / glass

Drop spindle

4th anniversary

flowers

linen / silk / appliances

Silk yarn

5th anniversary

wood

silverware

Sock blockers

6th anniversary

candy / iron

wood

Niddy Noddy

7th anniversary

copper / wool

desk set

Animal fibers

8th anniversary

bronze / pottery

linens / lace

Fiber bowl

9th anniversary

pottery / willow

Leather

Blocking mats & pins

10th anniversary

tin

Diamond

Needle or hook set

11th anniversary

steel

jewelry

Lace blocking wires

12th anniversary

silk / linen

silk / linen / pearl

Cashmere and/or quiviet

13th anniversary

lace

jewelry / textiles / fur

Designer knitting bag

14th anniversary

ivory

pearl / gold

Dyeable yarn and dyes

15th anniversary

crystal

glass / watches

Crystal row counter bracelet

20th anniversary

china

Platinum

Spinning wheel

25th anniversary

silver

silver

Yarn measuring tool

30th anniversary

pearl

pearl

Craft Room Addition on house

35th anniversary

coral

coral / jade

Loom

40th anniversary

ruby

ruby / garnet

Spinning Wheel

45th anniversary

sapphire

sapphire

50th anniversary

gold

gold

Fiber Cruise



Maybe this gift lift will help strengthen marriages. I'm holding out especially for years 30 and 50.

1 comment:

Mandy said...

I love it! What a good idea.