Cheesy Yarn

I found this advertisement in the back cover of Woman’s Day 101 Sweaters You Can Knit (Number 1, 1963, originally priced 50 cents). How could I resist sharing this cute and kitschy ad? (Click to embiggen.)

Rosé is apparently Melrose Yarn Company’s worsted wool (Superba) specifically dyed to match mohair. I think this ad would be [...]

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Dandruff

I couldn’t resist posting this quote from a 1928 Listerine advertisement.*

Children usually come home from school with a case of dandruff that may lead to baldness.… Examine scalps often, and at the first sign of dandruff, douse on Listerine full strength. Keep it up systematically for several days. To your delight, you [...]

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Thrice the Fun

(Psst, here’s a secret… I am approaching the 500 comment mark here on this blog. The lucky 500th commenter will receive a small prize!)

As I was working on the hats mentioned in the previous post, Abigail posted her new dishcloth pattern. I was intrigued by the rounded corners and decided I needed a break [...]

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In progress…

Sock Count (Pairs)

  • 2009 ~ 2
  • 2008 ~ 7
  • 2007 ~ 18 (1 baby)
  • 2006 ~ 20 (14 adult)
  • 2005 ~ 2
  • 2004 ~ 5
  • 2003 ~ 1
  • Total (sans 2009): 53

Just Stuff

  • Six Sox Knitalong
  • Sockamania Club Knitalong
  • zMeme
  • zRavelry
  • zSock Nation
  • zTSFB

 

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