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Nutty4Knitting's Blog – November 2010 Archive (2)

Cowgirl's Hanalei Mitts



I'll start by telling you a little about Cowgirl. She's my tomboy, my outspoken, full of zest, drives everybody crazy teenage daughter. This is the girl who, at age 7, was so determined and enthusiastic about spinning that she learned on a spindle, with Rambouillet that was beginning to felt. Within 3 years she had figured out that spinning wasn't for her, even though she does an excellent job of it, and has moved on to other things.


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Added by Nutty4Knitting on November 13, 2010 at 8:51pm — 31 Comments

A 'Nutty'shell: Drink Mix Formulas for Dyeing

Many weeks ago, too many to count, I mentioned some dyeing experiments The Tribe and I had done with drink mixes for a wider variety of colors. Brights are nice, but sometimes we want other colors and I didn't want to use chemical dyes since the children are usually helpers in the process some where along the way. Kool-Aid and the generic counterparts are bad enough. =)



I posted some photos on the "Roving To Dye For" thread. I'm putting them up here also, along with the recipes and… Continue

Added by Nutty4Knitting on November 4, 2010 at 8:35pm — 32 Comments

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