Showing posts from August, 2015

Zen Yarn Garden in abundance arrives... come and get it!!

Zen Yarn Garden is in the house!! all 60 skeins of it I know Christine, I said I was keeping this for the show... BUT I just can't hide it away until the Knitter's Fair in Kitchener...  Serenity 20 = 70% SW merino, 20% cashmere, 10% nylon – 400yds = $34.00 Serenity Silk + = 75% SW merino, 15% cashmere, 10% silk – 500yds = $36.00 Serenity DK = 90% SW merino, 10% cashmere – 250yds = $34.00 Serenity Worsted = 75% SW merino, 15% cashmere, 10% nylon – 175yds  = $34.00 Of course, we all know computer screen colours are not really a good reflection of the real thing... so, drop by, check it out for yourself it is irresistible I will order more for Kitchener... 

What's a clothesline??

THIS IS FUN TO READ AND QUITE TRUE... WE ARE PROBABLY THE LAST GENERATION THAT WILL REMEMBER WHAT A CLOTHESLINE WAS.     And in lots of places they are now illegal. It's the poem at the end that's the best!!!       Remembering Mom's Clothesline.     THE BASIC RULES FOR CLOTHESLINES:  (If you don't even know what clotheslines are, better skip this)      1. You had to hang the socks by the toes... NOT the top.       2. You hung pants by the BOTTOM/cuffs... NOT the waistbands.     3. You had to WASH the clothesline(s) before hanging any clothes -         Walk the entire length of each line with a damp cloth around the lines.        4. You had to hang the clothes in a certain order, and always       hang "whites" with "whites," and hang them first.     5. You NEVER hung a shirt by the shoulders - always by the tail!       What would the neighbors think?     6. Wash day on a Monday! NEVER hang clothes o