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And The Next Project Is…

I’m sure you have all been on the edge of your seats since last week. Drumroll please, the next project is… another Honey Cowl!

honey cowl

This is Madeline Tosh (or is it “madelinetosh”?) Merino Light in the color “Tart,” which is as stunning as it is unphotographably red. Those who spend much time taking pictures of knitting have learned that digital cameras hate red, and no one seems to know why.

I think this is the closest I’ve ever gotten to knitting a pattern with the specified yarn. I mean, the pattern actually calls for this yarn in the DK weight, but whatever, it’s close enough.

4 comments to And The Next Project Is…

  • Is it Tart as in, “That is some delicious raspberry tart, Nancy,” or as in, “That is some tarty lipstick, Nancy?”

    I followed your directions for BOWS laundry soap, and I know you said that it would be gelatinous, but what I seem to have is a bucket full of Jell-o with some liquid around the edges. I can’t stir it – I can either stick the paint stirrer in the middle and whirl the whole mass around, or I can slice it into wobbly chunks. Is this right? Will it dissolve in the wash? Even if it’s cold water?

  • Erika

    Yeah that sounds about right. Gross, huh? But don’t worry, it will dissolve!

  • Thanks! Laundry turned out just fine – got all the baby spit-up out, and I can’t ask for more than that.

  • Erika

    It really does work just as well as manufactured detergent, and the only reason I quit making it was that I don’t do enough laundry to make the cost savings worth the inconvenience. But parents of young children definitely do A LOT of laundry, which can make the cost savings substantial!