Monday, January 17, 2005

January Blues

A winter's day... in a bleak and dark January. A need to cheer up the housemate. An indigo kit from Mirage Alpacas (, some lye, some dedicated spoons and a pot...

Sarah did most of the work; I fussed and found my copy of Wild Color. I spun up some of my Bottomless Box o'Roving (a relic of several years' happy fleece buying, coupled with panic when I was moving, happily assuaged by sending most of them to Stonehedge ( we waited for the solution to reduce. This is True North Icelandic and as soft as anything you like.

I may have figured out of what I'll be making my own felted slippers.

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