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by snapdragon
Wed May 14, 2014 3:51 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: rhubarb and Rabbits
Replies: 6
Views: 1746

Re: rhubarb and Rabbits

my rabbits never ate the rhubarb leaves (when loose in the garden), and I never purposely fed any to them as I believed them too full of oxalic acid to be safe
by snapdragon
Sat Mar 01, 2014 7:25 pm
Forum: Practice and Deleted
Topic: Test
Replies: 12
Views: 3746

Re: Test

wow fab shed :salute:
by snapdragon
Thu Feb 06, 2014 11:51 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Felted stone pebbles
Replies: 3
Views: 2223

Re: Felted stone pebbles

felting soaps also stops the soap going soggy and helps make a quicker lather than just hands alone, also with soaps which have dried somewhat and start to crack and split the felt keeps it all together so soap doesn't look ratty (or is it just me that keeps spare scented soap in clothes drawers let...
by snapdragon
Sat Jan 04, 2014 11:36 am
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: Bubblewrap - only one so far ....
Replies: 16
Views: 6659

Re: Bubblewrap - only one so far ....

23, going to use it as lining while making repairs to the draughty ex airing cupboard
by snapdragon
Tue Dec 24, 2013 10:34 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Newcomer - crafter, soaper, rugmaker, beekeeper...
Replies: 6
Views: 1043

Re: Newcomer - crafter, soaper, rugmaker, beekeeper...

Hello and welcome. We hope the search facilities will be sorted out soon. I don't know what a toothbrush rug is, I am interested in making rugs myself, but not really been a crafty type, I have loads of alpaca fibre that I have to learn to process, I was thinking about making some rugs from that bu...
by snapdragon
Tue Dec 03, 2013 12:45 am
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: All things yarny...
Replies: 19
Views: 8228

Re: All things yarny...

bonniethomas06 wrote:Wow, those socks are FABULOUS! I wish I could knit socks, let alone pretty patterned socks. One day - I am currently grappling with a Sara Lund 'The Killing' tribute jumper.

I use an easy recipe for toe up socks . .. argh Sara Lund has a lot to answer for :lol:
by snapdragon
Sun Dec 01, 2013 6:35 pm
Forum: Eco Products and Innovations
Topic: Paper Log Makers - The Best One?
Replies: 16
Views: 11693

Re: Paper Log Makers - The Best One?

we were given one of those where you have to soak the paper first, what a pain it is - and you have to have room to stack and dry them separate from storage area too. Better, we find is the two plastic tubes where you just ram the dry paper down. Mainly use the 'logs' to enliven a nearly done fire, ...
by snapdragon
Thu Nov 28, 2013 9:31 pm
Forum: Site Information and Announcements
Topic: Forum moving-sorry for any hiccups
Replies: 35
Views: 9516

Re: Forum moving-sorry for any hiccups

Thank you Dave :cheers:
by snapdragon
Thu Nov 28, 2013 9:23 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Not Been Around for a While
Replies: 9
Views: 1420

Re: Not Been Around for a While

whoo hooo another couple of names from back-a-when :grouphug:
by snapdragon
Thu Nov 28, 2013 9:05 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Sewing machines
Replies: 11
Views: 1855

Re: Sewing machines

I would look for an older full metal singer with a motor (with the older ones it's a 'bolt-on' affair) it has very few adjustments and will stitch you a nice seam without bleeping or being fancy. If you want to do fancy stitches - or stretch stitches then some of the best names are Singer (again) Br...
by snapdragon
Mon Nov 25, 2013 1:12 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Not Been Around for a While
Replies: 9
Views: 1420

Re: Not Been Around for a While

Hiya Muddy, the site is under re-building so you may find it's gone a bit odd for the time being.
Good to know your move is proceeding well :wave:
by snapdragon
Sun Nov 24, 2013 1:01 pm
Forum: Site Information and Announcements
Topic: Forum moving-sorry for any hiccups
Replies: 35
Views: 9516

Re: Forum moving-sorry for any hiccups

it must be a trial , thank you for trying to keep us all in the webbery
I'll continue looking for the latest dates down the list in the meantime
by snapdragon
Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:19 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: All things yarny...
Replies: 19
Views: 8228

Re: All things yarny...

Ah I do like to knit socks, because if I knit jumpers I get to the sleeves and lose the will :oops: - I always start the pair together on one small circular needle each then the pair mostly (but not always) match :lol: sadly I've been making socks in bamboo yarn for family members who are wool aller...
by snapdragon
Tue Nov 19, 2013 7:40 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Spinning , new skill
Replies: 11
Views: 4014

Re: Spinning , new skill

Oh dear, I am so sorry to be so late in replying Tiggy, I lost contacts and then couldn't get back to forums. I bought the wheel on €bay, a young lady in Sussex had a few to sell as she'd had to buy a 'lot' to get hers from USA. Not sure I can post pics as I don't have a photo 'host' any more , unle...
by snapdragon
Tue Nov 19, 2013 7:29 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Toothbrush Rag Rug making
Replies: 4
Views: 2957

Re: Toothbrush Rag Rug making

:iconbiggrin: always nice to have good feeling tools to use :thumbright: looking forward to seeing your pics Pumkinpie I've been knitting my rug wool bargain stash as I decided that cutting and knotting was just not going to happen, seven done so far, and now I've started crocheting one in granny sq...

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