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I had a nice long Thanksgiving weekend, though I did not get nearly as much knitting, spinning, or other things done as I had planned.

I did frog, restart, and finish a sleeve for a yoked sweater using my handspun and Cascade 220:

sleeve one down
sleeve one down

I think I am in love with this sleeve. I hope I can finish this sweater for the holidays.

I didn’t get around to making more soap this weekend, but I did flip over the half-way cured soap:

soapy
orange-cinnamon-clove CP soap

Mmm soap. I hope to make two more batches this weekend — then I should have 4 batches that can be given away at holidays. Everyone needs soap, right? Yum!

7 Comments so far

  1. Dawn on November 28th, 2007

    Mmm, what does your soap smell like? I love handmade soap. The edge of the sleeve looks really pretty. The color work is nice.

  2. Deneen on November 28th, 2007

    Love the sleeve. I have been making soap like a maniac for over two months now-and yes, everyone will love it and want more, you’ll see!

  3. Kristina on November 28th, 2007

    I didn’t know you make soap! I am going to make soy candles as gifts this year, and am planning to learn to make soap for next year.

    Love the sleeve!!

  4. Julie on November 28th, 2007

    Really really nice Jess! And I can see it’s brown this time, I love it. :o)

  5. stacey on November 29th, 2007

    that sweater is so pretty – I love the brown background with the bright handspun!

  6. Kristin on December 1st, 2007

    I love the handspun too! The colors are so pretty!

  7. Vera on December 2nd, 2007

    Oh, I bet that soap smells so good.