field notes from the woolworks
... working at making and other joyful life strategies
Heidi Wulfraat • woolworker • maker • dreamer
One of my favourite no-rinse wool washes is Eucalan. It's available in a lovely selection of natural, lavender, eucalyptus or grapefruit. When I called in my last order I was lost in decision fatigue and simply asked for 2 crates of unscented. After my first blocking session, however, I realized that my knitting just wasn't living up to it's full potential in this all natural wet-wool-scented state.
My first thought was to add an essential oil DIY style and presto, custom wool wash!
Best of all, because I'm not a huge fan of strong smelling soaps and cleaners, this would allow me to control the amount of scent added.
So I've ordered my oils from Sandra at the Simple is Pretty Shop. Some for the studio and some gifts as well.
You can learn more about Sandra's take on handmade, earth friendly living along with her essential oil and aromatherapy offerings at Simple is Pretty.com.
Go ahead and treat yourself!
Add your essential oils to DIY all purpose cleaner, disinfectant, glass cleaner, kitchen scrub, sink scrub, mould and mildew remover, hardwood floor cleaner and more with these recipes by REALSIMPLE.com.
Be sure to pamper yourself as well...
Check out this amazing lavender mint bath oil recipe by Katie at Wellness Mama.
Essential Oil Starter Kit by Simple is Pretty photo courtesy of Simple is Pretty
Everyday I try to find a little something that makes life interesting. A good book, a wagging dog, a cool breeze, tea with a friend.
Here are my field notes about making, discovering, and enjoying a simple, slow, handmade life.
Thanks so much for visiting. I appreciate your spending time with me.
STITCHER, MAKER, DREAMER, BOOK REVIEWS summer 2016