Saturday, September 24, 2016

This Week

Child Hat

Sunflower Pot Holder/Hot Pad/Trivet --- aside for the button it is made from all cotton yarn.

Mammy Hot Pad/Trivet/Pot Holder---Aside from the buttons, it is made from cotton yarn.

Do not be offended by this hot pad.  It is a similar duplicate of one from the 50's.  My sister-in-law had a collection in her kitchen years ago.  I loved them.  Mostly due to the vibrant red next to the white and black back ground.  These are made as part of our American Heritage or Americana.  They are not to poke fun of or belittle any race.
Doll Hot Pad/Pot Holder Trivet---aside for the buttons, it is made with 100% cotton yarn. 

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Thanks for viewing!  Dawnie

Hand Carder Covers and Spinning

Some bloggers make a living from his or her blog.  Not I (obviously).  When I mention a company I do it because I really like them, not because they are paying me.  I recently purchased 2 sets of hand carder covers.  Hand carders are used to comb wool prior to spinning it.  Hand carders can be pretty dangerous when they are not used since they are sharp wires.  I found a lady on Etsy that makes covers for the hand carders.  She does excellent work --- not a stitch out of place.  If you ever need to purchase a cover, look for Michelle Lee at:
As a bonus, Michelle sent me some wool rolags ( little long rolls of combed and blended wool).  These were made in a Merino wool and a silk blend called Eternal Love.  I had to spin these lovely rolags up.  It made a beautiful yarn, as you can see from my pictures.

 I hope you have a great weekend!  Dawnie

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Monday, September 12, 2016