Cleanliness is next to Godliness

or…. If I have to clean it, at least make it a little fun! Who else besides me really hates housework? I get so little ‘down time’ that the last thing I want to do is the cleaning up. I mean, I could be crocheting…or baking…. or making jam…. or riding my bike….or kayaking….. or…

Introducing my Grandson! – A good excuse to knit and crochet!

For the last eight months, I have been knitting and crocheting like a fiend for one very good reason… my daughter told me she was expecting her first child, and my first grandchild. What better excuse is there? It was that flurry of activity that gave rise to this blog. So many friends were interested…

Eco-Tawashi: How to crochet a cotton scrubby

What is an eco-tawashi? Tawashis are a Japanese style of scrubbing brush for wet cleaning. They can be made of plastic, hemp, wire or any number of materials. I recently figured out how to make eco-tawashis which are made of 100% cotton and are absolutely brilliant for doing dishes. They are also good for cleaning…