Natural soapmaking? What does that have to do with natural dyes? Well, it can interact with natural dyes in one of two ways. You can use natural dyes in natural soapmaking for interestingly colored ... Read More about Book Review: Simple and Natural Soapmaking
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It's taken a few weeks to knit the front and back of the sweater, and I am now up to the point of rejoining to finish the neck and form the other shoulder. Only 1/3rd of the sweater left to knit, and ... Read More about Knitting a Vertically Stripped Sweater: Part Four
Woad is adaptable, and can sometimes give very interesting surprises. This characteristic, besides it's awesome colors, is one of the reasons that woad is my favorite plant. Seriously, it's ... Read More about A Tale of an Unusual Woad Plant
This third part is the increase from just knitting a sleeve, to knitting the shoulder and body of the sweater, and the neck division. While the neck division is a touch complex, the rest of the ... Read More about A Work in Progress Part Three: Knitting a Vertically Striped Sweater
Last week, I posted the beginning of a vertically stripped sweater pattern. The feedback I received indicated that more pictures were desired. So, here's a quick collection of shots of my original ... Read More about A Work in Progress Part Two: Vertically Stripped Sweater Pictures!
Happy Summer (almost fall)! While I'm normally a winter knitter, I've had to pull out the needles to give my hands something to do. So, I decided it was time to work on my 2nd sweater. Yep, I think ... Read More about A Work in Progress: Knitting a Sweater With Vertical Stripes