Wild Kaiso

Yarn: three different ones Pattern: Kaiso by Judy Sumner Started on: 5/1/14 Completed: 12/20/14 Notes: done with three yarns; I think I actually finished these in November, but then it took me another month to weave in all the ends. I will never do that again — I don’t know WHAT …

Birdhead

Yarn: HaldeCraft HandDyed Lois Pattern: Sockhead Hat by Kelly McClure Started: 11/2/14 Finished: 11/25/15 Notes: With God as my witness (holds up turnip to sky, a la Scarlett O’Hara), I will never make this pattern again. All that stockinette, in sock weight yarn, on a hat… almost broke me.

Five popular floral scented soaps

Flowers smell wonderful, just like nature intended. But let’s be honest, that fragrance doesn’t always translate well to bath products. Who else has picked up a favorite floral fragrance in a soap, shampoo, or lotion, only to have it smell chemical and over-sweet? If you’re as particular about floral fragrances …

Yarn Club: Sept-Nov 2015

If you’ve been following yarn club for a while, you know that even though the current round (May – July) isn’t quite over, because of how advertising runs, I have to start advertising yarn club the 1st of July. You may have also noticed that today is a few days …