I Made Liquid Soap

Today I am the proud brewer of some liquid soap. Liquid soap is handy. Liquid soap is tidy. And it feels nice. That's why I wanted to make some. Now, I didn't make it from scratch, rather I turned a bar of Sunlight soap into liquid soap. I did a wee bit of research on the internet to find…

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Venturing Into Homemade Cleaners

A little while ago, I gathered a bunch of homemade cleaner recipes off the interwebs, which have been sitting on my coffee table, probably feeling neglected. But today was the day I finally made my first homemade cleaners. Last week I bought some borax, washing soda and citric acid from Hamilton East Bin Inn. They have…

The Log Cabin Rug Begins

It has begun - the much-anticipated log cabin rug. It is another pattern from the book The Knitted Rug by Donna Druchanas. I did a lot of fiddling around learning to pick up stitches in the way the book suggests and getting confused about the direction the strips were going around. I was starting to…

Cushion Cover

I have finished knitting my cushion cover! Thank goodness. It took a little longer than I expected. Doing the back in stockinette stitch was very uninspiring. I am also pleased to say that I finished it before starting my next knitting project. Wow, so much self control! I am quite chuffed with it and it…