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What? You make cat toys out of old socks?!!
It all started with a crazy book called Doris Dingle’s Crafty Cat Activity Book. Among other goofy cat activities were plans for simple knitted fish and mice toys. I tried a few but just never got anywhere as a left-handed knitter. Meanwhile I had been saving old holey wool socks, thinking that some day I could put them to use. Nobody seemed to darn socks any more, so in 1999, I began making darn!socks cat toys, and now I have tons of peoples’ old holey socks!
Reincarnating people’s old holey socks and wool sweaters may not be what I expected to do with my expensive 4-year degree in Environmental Studies. Nevertheless, my dreams of craftiness and domesticity have been fulfilled.
After nearly 10 summers as the “craft lady” at Lake Michigan’s Camp Miniwanca, I…
- Born on January 29
- Joined October 4, 2008