A Family Builds a Homestead in the Rain

Handmade Holidays

I’ve always been a lousy consumer. Handmade gifts are mandatory, and I almost never think beyond them. When time is tight and hands are rarely free, though, such little accomplishments become quite large indeed.

These small hat and scarf sets make a simple bottle of wine far more meaningful. They’re quick and fun to make, because each one can be unique and as ornate as you like.

This project is a perfect use for leftover portions of yarn skeins.

Ours come out each year as new decorations, and I have no doubt that in a few years, they’ll double as cute little dolly clothes.

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I'm Kelly. Writer, crafter, forager, country winemaker, cook. Mama of an awesome toddler and married to my best friend. We recently returned to the Pacific Northwest, where we're setting out to grow, make, and learn as much as we can as the future unfolds.

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