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I love the magic of making a new batch of soap. The smells, the luxury of the natural ingredients, the amazing results. It truly IS magic! I feel the same way about candle making. I have made candles of many different materials but my favorite is beeswax. The honey scent is heavenly! Of all things I dabble in though, my true love is knitting. The smell of the wool (I am a fiber snob and typically stick to fibers from nature, my favorite, wool!) , the feel of it in my hands, the rhythm of the needles as I knit, the process never gets old. Obviously, I prefer to stick to natural ingredients, the effect on my senses is so gratifying. I am not opposed to a synthetic fragrance, for example, I like chocolate (alot), but like to be as close to the natural source as possible. I like to think about the life these ingredients had before I put them together. Pulling bits of straw out of the wool, I think of where it came from and how…

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  • Born on August 19
  • Joined October 28, 2010

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wool, alpaca, silk, natural fibers, essential oils

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I love the magic of making a new batch of soap. The smells, the luxury of the natural ingredients, the amazing results. It truly IS magic! I feel the same way about candle making. I have made candles of many different materials but my favorite is beeswax. The honey scent is heavenly! Of all things I dabble in though, my true love is knitting. The smell of the wool (I am a fiber snob and typically stick to fibers from nature, my favorite, wool!) , the feel of it in my hands, the rhythm of the needles as I knit, the process never gets old. Obviously, I prefer to stick to natural ingredients, the effect on my senses is so gratifying. I am not opposed to a synthetic fragrance, for example, I like chocolate (alot), but like to be as close to the natural source as possible. I like to think about the life these ingredients had before I put them together. Pulling bits of straw out of the wool, I think of where it came from and how wonderful it is to share the sheep's gift. I hope you will enjoy these gifts too!

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