I know we don’t all have the time to knit socks for every member of our family, but you know, women used to do that when they had more to do than we do. But if we did, and if we could – wouldn’t that be an awesome feeling? To know your family’s toes are cozy because of what you did!
So many homemaking arts have been lost through the decades. Making school clothes, cooking from scratch, separating clothes before washing them – just to name few. That’s how this series got started. One day after getting home from the grocery store, I was just really ticked off about the little bags or diced onions, tomato’s and carrots. The Lost Art of Homemaking talks more about that. And this post list three blogs where they have great tutorials on how to do things around the house.
Let’s get back to knitting and weaving. I know some Community Centers or Colleges have looms and classes you can take to learn to weave. It’s quite a beautiful art and should not be forgotten. I had one lesson in spinning yarn. It was enough to know I wanted to do that someday. For now, I knit. For you, it may be something else. I can’t stress it enough – it doesn’t have to be knitting or weaving. That was just her preference. Any yarn store, most fabric stores, bead stores, craft stores have classes on how to get started.
And this is where I get to do a little bit of shameless self-promotion 🙂 I have a site called Knits for Sale, where you can sell the items you knit, crochet, spin, or weave. This is one of my passions, helping women make extra money while still being at home with their children or husband. I think we can make enough money from home to make a difference, or to add to the savings account.
Have a wonderful weekend,