Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Sun Hat

Well, I’ve finally been able to put together some (somewhat mediocre) pics of my new sun hat, which was quite a find (if I do say so myself). Drum roll please… Ta da! Now, for those of you who may … Continue reading

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Too Cute to Resist Baby Leggings

It’s been a very long time coming, but I’m excited to post that I’ve finished the Too-Cute-To-Resist Baby leggings that I cast on in the wintertime. They are about one hundred times more scrumptious than I thought they would be. … Continue reading

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On the Needles – Nearly Finished

This week, I’m returning to an older WIP that has remained on the needles for a few months now. The Too-Cute-To-Resist Baby Leggings, which are now doubly adorable because I’ve knit both legs, and now have joined them and am … Continue reading

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On the Needles – Sun Hat

Although I had managed to finish knitting and blocking my Windansea sun hat last week, I ran into a problem when it came to the millinery wire. I thought the jewelry wire I had kicking around would do the trick, … Continue reading

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Sunday Beauty

Just a quick pop-in to say hello from Sunday night and to offer the Bride Guide’s tip for Sunday, according to the weekly Beauty Calendar. Sunday – hair. Give your scalp a five-minutes’ massage, keeping the thumbs pressed against the … Continue reading

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Botany 101 – Bleeding Heart

I’ve begun to notice another spring bloom in gardens around the neighbourhood. Although its gruesome name may turn some off, Bleeding Heart (Lamprocapnos spectabilis) is a lovely perennial flower that begins to make its appearance in late spring or very … Continue reading

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History of Domestic Science – Bridal Secrets

Although the creation of Domestic Science as a teachable university degree was meant to further the careers of young women as dieticians, hospitality matrons, and healthcare workers, it also had the effect of standardizing ideas of cleanliness and economy in … Continue reading

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