Wednesday, April 8, 2009


Approximate street price of 50 grams of cocaine, circa 2007: $5,500 US.

Approximate street price of 50 grams of silk, circa 2009: $27 US.

Just mention that the next time someone tells you that knitting is too expensive.

In fact, I've made this helpful visual aid, which perhaps could be used as part of an anti-drug curriculum:

(It's way better if you click to see it in full-sized glory.)


Nyx said...

I need to show this to my parent, since she insists I need to join Yarn Addicts Anonymous.

Superquail said...

As hobbies go, knitting is no where near as expensive as those people who build model train sets or miniature recreations of civil war battles.

itsamonster said...

I love that your slogan. I will have to remember that when I have to justify for not buying yarn.