1. Knit something. In this case, a sheep. It looks flat and limp
and stringy. It's knit on slighly larger needles, so the stitcheshave spaces between them - loose looking. See picture 1.
2. Throw it into the washing machine. Low water level. HOT.
Put a pair of jeans in there with it. Let it agitate. The woolen
fibers mesh together. It shrinks! The stitches are no longer
It is now a - SHEEP!
This particular sheep was donated to the Tucson Waldorf
School for their silent auction. It's (hopefully) a good way to
get my name out there (locally). And it is also reaching an
audience that I want to reach - that is likely to purchase my
product. The auction is this Saturday. I can't wait to see how
much my sheepie goes for (people bid on the items in the
I'll let you know!