The Christmas Gift that Keeps on Giving

I drove by a store today that had a sign saying they sold dickies. I smiled. I thought, could it be, that essential item of the 70’s is back? But no, they sold Dickies a brand of worker’s clothing. I was upset. If anything was going to solve my Christmas shopping list dilemma it would be the dickie from the 70’s. The item that makes everyone think you are warm and toasty, but you have a secret…

True Fashion Never Goes Out of Style

True Fashion Never Goes Out of Style

Everyone will think you are wearing a turtleneck and you will be styling in a fake one! I can’t figure out why I can’t find a manufacturer that is currently making a dickie. It seems like it would be easy enough. Maybe I could start knitting some. Think of the money I would make since no one is making them right now. I would have zero competition.
Well, I have about a week and a half to learn how to knit and then I will start taking orders in December. I think I should be able to crank 1 out a week. So, I need three people ready to advance order rjlight’s fancy dickies for Christmas.  Any takers?
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9 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Locohama
    Nov 23, 2008 @ 19:27:39

    Well…if we don’t have to call them Diclkies I’m in -:
    How about let’s call them faux t-necks or something?

    Loco

  2. rjlight
    Nov 23, 2008 @ 19:37:44

    Locohama–okay, what color would you like your faux t-neck?

  3. Momma Knows
    Nov 25, 2008 @ 10:24:37

    Hey hey sign me up for wunna those t-neck thangs n make shur ya hav legwarmers to go with it… really long thick fat ones.

    😉

  4. Mother Theresa
    Nov 26, 2008 @ 08:33:05

    Ooh, I want leg warmers! But then again, the shipping would be outrageous. The Dickie thing doesn’t do it for me, I think I’ll stick to whole t-necks, but good luck. 🙂

  5. meleah rebeccah
    Nov 26, 2008 @ 10:43:05

    I want one! Make me one! Please…

  6. tobeme
    Nov 28, 2008 @ 04:44:54

    Funny, I remember wearing these things. They don’t make a lot of sense, however many things that we buy and wear don’t. Seems like you have an opportunity to corner the dickie market.

  7. shy-shy325
    Nov 28, 2008 @ 21:54:32

    ROFL!!-just wanted to use some new lingo I picked up this thanksgiving! 😉

  8. rjlight
    Nov 29, 2008 @ 14:00:02

    Momma and Mother Theresa — I can’t do leg warmers! Oh wait, I could make full turtlenecks and then cut the sleeves off for your leg warmers!

    meleah — what color?

    tobeme — oh, yeah, I definitely will be the only one selling these hot items.

    shy-shy — LOL! I so know! Make sure you say hi to Obama for me when your in the white house in January!

  9. diesel
    Nov 29, 2008 @ 19:36:42

    The popularity of Dickies is another trend I don’t get. They were worker’s clothes until a few years ago, when they suddenly became cool. Oh well, at least they’re practical, unlike wearing your pants around your knees.

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