Update on my wool scraps

This is using some of the small remnants of wool in my stash.  The wool I have used to join the hexagons together comes from a jumper I no longer wore so I frogged that.  I think I will just leave the rug this shape as I have no idea how to make it a…

Further work on reducing the stash

I now have my frogged wool ready to use so have been able to complete some of the hexagons I had started. This is a project that will keep me going for a while.  It will reduce the wool stash very slowly.  

Frogging balls or skeins

The jumper was frogged into balls and I was going to wash them as balls until I read a bit about frogging on the internet.  Apparently they suggest that you should wash the frogged wool as skeins rather than balls. I then unwound a few balls into skeins and gave that a go. This is…

A bit of frogging took place.

I knitted this jumper many, many years ago and the time has come for it to be recycled. The pattern was knitted at a time when things were loose and bulky and that look is definitely not in anymore. The jumper looks dirty in the photo but it was just shadows. The colour is also…

What to do with e-waste.

We recently discovered that for the month of June our local council will take all e-waste without a charge to the resident as long as you deposit it at a local drop off point. The reason I mention this is the fact that my husband has collected computers as a hobby for many years but…

A great find

When I went to drop off some articles at the Salvation Army store I spotted this beautiful teapot.I recognised that it was an Arabia teapot and I know they cost a great deal of money when new. This ebay seller is asking $110.  I paid $5 for my tea pot.  Guaranteed it has two chips…