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Homemade Dry Shampoo Review

Shaker with shampoo

 I recently tried dry shampoo and I was so pleased that I thought I’d share the information. I used the recipe for dry shampoo found here.  I went to Target, Home Goods, and Walmart looking for a shaker like the one pictured. I did not find one. The closest I got was a …

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A GIANT shawl, OR, My Aeolian Shawl

aeolian_done_me

Really I should say my first Aeolian shawl (pattern here). I loved knitting every moment and every stitch of this shawl. My mistake was in using DK wt yarn instead of lace. I knew the yarn was larger than recommended. I am sure that I had a good reason at the time for choosing …

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Review: Rosewood DPNs

rosewood

When I started out working on the Balloon Buddies pattern, the only DPNs I had that were US 5 were my Knit Picks Harmony needles. And though I do love them, the length of 8″ was a bit fiddly.  By the end of balloon #2 I was beginning to feel a little …

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Knit Picks Harmony Wood Needles

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*This post taken from my old blog. Original writing December 2008. I have to say, I really like them. I used the size US1 circulars to knit up some mini mittens for my kids. We’re having a very low key Christmas this year since we’re in tiny temporary housing still. Rather than a …

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