Poodle Army

I don’t know about you, but I’d be a bit intimidated if I walked into a house or bathroom filled with these things.

(I wonder if I still have the pink poodle soap and toilet paper holders from my childhood somewhere in storage…)

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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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Vintage Cooties

Last Friday morning, my mom and I noticed an estate sale just a block away from my parents’ house so we walked over to see what it was like. Mom picked up a few sugars and creamers, and I came home with a couple of interesting finds.

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Project Spectrum ~ April

I’m so glad the week is over! Next week, I’ll return to my part-time schedule of working on Mon-Tues.

I’m planning to temporarily change the theme for this site to match Project Spectrum. Check back again this weekend! : )

I’ve only been able to knit a little bit in the evenings. I’ve also been ignoring my [...]

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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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