I am writing this yesterday,
as you read this,
Jenny's stem cell transplant has begun.
Here's what I know will happen:
Jenny will have a port installed today,
she will be given a high dose of chemotherapy.
What else will happen,
I don't know
but Wednesday will be a day of rest for her.
her own stem cells will be reinjected into her body.
Now, on to the real topic of this blog:
Now, get your minds out of the gutter.
Here's what I mean when I say
(I'm giggling like when I was in high school.)
I'm sure you've seen them.
They are balls of wool that you felt and throw in the drier to speed up drying and the softening of your clothes.
I found several free tutorials online describing how to make them.
All of them are great, and best of all, they are free!
Here's how they look before you felt them the first time.
At this point, they are just wound balls of wool yarn.
After you wind them, you put them in old panty hose, tie a knot between each one,
then toss them in the washer with a HOT wash and a COLD rinse.
That's the first step in the felting process.
Then, still in the panty hose,
you toss the
in the drier until they are dried.
You carefully cut the woolly balls out of the panty hose, and toss them back in the drier.
Sellers claim that these
cut drying time anywhere from 20 -50%.
I don't know because I haven't tried them yet,
but once I do, I'll let you know.
That's what the woolly balls look like when they are finished and felted.