Knitting their own wedding dress isn’t an option many women would consider, but Lydia Tayler from Huddersfield, England, made a successful go of it. Both she and the groom-to-be, Ash Pears, wanted to hold a wedding for less than the average 20,000 British pounds it costs in modern-day England. They would much rather invest the money in a house that could hold them and the kids they wanted to have.
A knitter since age six, Tayler spent four months making the dress which consisted of 300 grams of yarn and 100,000 stitches. She told The Daily Mail newspaper, “Everyone just loved my dress. It was lovely to wear—not only nice and warm but as light as lace because I used very fine yarn.”
Sometimes doing things simply really is the best option.
I, wisdom, live with prudence, and I attain knowledge
and discretion. (Proverbs 8:12)
Lord, help me to spend my money wisely.