Category Archives: Cotton

String Bags or Market Bags or Beach Bags

Many years ago some people carried string bags in their purses and put their groceries in these reusable bags to carry home from the market.  I have a very vague memory of knowing someone who did this. Once again paper … Continue reading

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Treasured Items on Etsy

I am pleased that four more of my hand knit items have been selected for Etsy Treasuries!  In case you’ve forgotten Etsy is an online sales site full of handmade or hand crafted items and supplies.  Treasuries are a collection … Continue reading

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Noro Furisode Review

I recently purchased some Noro Furisode.  Yes the skeins are the same color and dye lot but differ in how much of each color is in a skein.  Annoying for those who require perfection.  Not something I would choose for … Continue reading

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Caring for Hand Knits and Felted Bags, Bowls and Purses

Congratulations on knitting or purchasing a hand knit item. Whether that’s a hat, a scarf, a felted bowl or felted purse now that you own it you need to take care of it. That’s not hard if you know what … Continue reading

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Squeaky Clean and Gecko Green!

Squeaky Clean and Gecko Green!  I am pleased to announce that three more of my hand knit items have been selected for Etsy Treasuries!  In case you’ve forgotten Etsy is an online sales site full of handmade or hand crafted … Continue reading

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On The Wheel A Cotton Silk Blend

Cotton Silk on Bobbin , a photo by Artisan All Unwound on Flickr. I’m currently spinning a cotton silk blend on my spinning wheel. It is more difficult to spin than wool. I read that it was like learning how … Continue reading

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