Here in Western Pa, we’ve been enjoying beautiful, spring weather. Unfortunately, since it is still March, it turned cold today but the warm sunny days we’ve had have been very much appreciated.
Warm sunny days are perfect days for dyeing wool!
It’s so much easier to be able to hang my sopping wet dyed wool out on the clothesline to dry rather than running the clothes dryer all day. I don’t like to squeeze the rinse water out of the wool so right from the kitchen sink, out the back door and onto the line it goes, dripping in the sun.
I can look out my kitchen window and see all the pretty colors that are gently blowing in the breeze. Days like these, I love dyeing wool.
I love clothespins too. But have you all noticed how new clothespins are so cheaply made? People don’t hang their clothes outside to dry anymore, so I think clothespin manufacturers don’t see the need to make quality clothespins. I’ve looked everywhere for good heavy duty spring clothespins, but no luck. These cheaply made pins work ok for my wool but it’s doubtful they’d be able to hold a pair of men’s jeans on the line … or a blanket.
If anyone knows where I can buy some good, tight, spring-type clothespins, please let me know.
So, my website now have these pretty pastel wools available. More colors will be available soon so keep watch. I’ll start off offering them as little bundles packages, but hope to have individual colors available in a few months … I need more warm sunny days!
Later today, I’ll be adding the wool bundles for colors to make this “Springtime Garden” design.
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