Learning to be less wasteful means learning to become eco-friendly. An excellent way to start is to go retro to the days before paper towels. Don̵...

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The Cloth Napkin Project

These gloves have a story.  It started on an Alpaca in Norway.  Through sheering and spinning and dying and such, two skeins of this yarn found its ...

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The Scarlet Sands Gloves

This is the pattern I talked about in episode 11 of my podcast Yarns and Tales.  The pattern is simple and quick.  The most important consideration ...

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Knitted Tampons Pattern

Giving new life to an old object sometimes means not restoring it but instead just re-purposing it for a similar task.  This old treadle sewing machi...

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Old Things Made New Again

Once upon a time, a mother wanted to give her daughter a gift to remember a very special day — her wedding day.  She thought long and hard.  S...

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The Cabbage Patch Wedding