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The Soap Tribune, Issue #003--soap in the laundry
November 29, 2020

Soap in the laundry

Laundry isn't a glamorous holiday gift giving idea. A beautiful new sweater, especially a hand knit one, is. You know, something you made out of amazing wool from a special place. Or alpaca.

This is a sweater I made for Andy. I dyed the wool with madder, indigo, and logwood. The wool is from my fabulous Merino wool connection from Patagonia. I definitely take great care when washing it.

Ithaca Bar Soap and Liquid Soap Bars are great for hand washing wool, silk, and delicates. I am a textile artist in my spare time, and work with a lot of wool and silk fabric, yarn and roving. Include a Liquid Soap Bar with that sweater. Or fancy silk scarf.

hand wash laundry

Ithaca Farmers Market Sat. 12/5/20 10-2pm

Andy is going. I can't believe it's the end of Nov. already.

Small business is the character of any community, large or small, local, regional or virtual. If you like that character, support small business. It's more important now than ever.

hand soap news

We are giving away a free LiX Calendula Stik

with every order of $100 or more. They are made with our own garden grown calendula flowers.

LiX Calendula Stik

Free shipping on orders of $50.00 or more in the continental US

We ship world wide. I go through the trouble of finding the least expensive way to get what we make to you.

Rutabaga Curl 12/19/20

If you've never curled, this is usually a game played on ice with these tea kettle looking pucks, that you slide in an attempt to hit a target in a concentric circle court. Sort of like shuffleboard or bowling.

We, at The Ithaca Farmers Market's International Rutabaga Curl, have an agricultural twist and play with regulation rutabagas. These are grown specifically for the game. You can come as your own hand picked team, a protester, a cheerleader, a single player, a spectator.

Dress in costume, sporting attire, headdress. Whatever strikes you as appropriate for the player you wish to be. This is another occasion where masks can be fun.

We have had teams travel from the other side of the world to play and been featured on NPR's "It's only a Game"

Dress for the cold temps. This is a winter sport. Our court is in the market pavilion. I have no idea how things will play out this year, but usually there's a fire to warm your hands, and venders feature hot cider and hot chocolate, and rutabaga treats.

All ages welcome. Prizes. Lots of laughing. Rutabaga Curl

Did you notice that you can get two 15% off coupons? One at and one you received when you signed up for this newsletter.

Take advantage until I figure out how to connect the 2...They do not expire and you can only receive 1 discount per order. They are only good for web orders.

Waterless Hand soap Give the gift of good soap on the go. Buy in bulk and spread the idea that soft hands is possible in the age of washing your hands a lot. Why Good Soap matters
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