Sage Urban Homesteading Blog

The Sage Urban Homesteading Blog is a list of the newest website updates and links to current news on other interesting websites. This blog will...

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  • let you know when new pages appear, covering topics such as food preservation techniques and homesteading skills
  • keep you informed about current trends in urban farming and home gardening
  • point out interesting and useful past articles that you might have missed.

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The most recent blog entries are listed below...

Sep 22, 2017

Yarn Weights and Fibers

Learn about the different yarn weights and how to determine what thickness of yarn you have. Is that handspun yarn a worsted yarn?

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Sep 20, 2017

Cashmere Yarn from Goats

Learn how to care for items made from cashmere yarn and the interesting history of cashmere goats.

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Sep 18, 2017

Felting Wool

Try felting wool at home in your washing machine! Learn about traditional waulking for fulling wool or try needle felting.

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Sep 15, 2017

Autumn Kindergarten 1

Follow along with our homeschooling activities as we have our first day of school for autumn kindergarten 1 and begin our homeschool adventures.

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Sep 14, 2017

Sock Yarn Advice

Decide on the best fiber blend for your sock yarn and learn how to choose the right yarn colors.

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Sep 12, 2017

Squash Quiche with Coconut Flour

Need a grain-free recipe for squash quiche? This one works for the gluten-free, casein-free diet.

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Sep 11, 2017

Instant Pot Recipes

Here's a list of my favorite Instant Pot recipes with cooking times and why I love it so much!

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Sep 05, 2017

Toy Knitting Patterns

Do you know how to find toy knitting patterns that will make safe, hypoallergenic knit toys? I'll share safety tips and suggest some patterns for knitting projects.

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Aug 30, 2017

Knitting Stitches with Rhymes

Want to learn how to knit? There are only two basic knitting stitches, knit and purl. Advanced knitting patterns combine them in different ways.

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Aug 28, 2017

How to Crochet

Learn how to crochet with some basic instructions on how to use crochet stitches, yarns, and patterns.

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Aug 25, 2017

Our Favorite Homeschool Music Curriculum

Find out how I found our favorite homeschool music curriculum and why early pitch exposure and training is so important for developing ears.

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Aug 24, 2017

An Overview of Crochet Stitches and Samplers

To learn how to crochet, you need to know the basic crochet stitches like single crochet and double crochet. Advanced stitches build on these.

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Aug 23, 2017

Crochet Afghan Patterns

Find the best crochet afghan patterns and ideas for crochet granny squares to use your leftover yarn scraps.

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Aug 23, 2017

Crochet Sweater Patterns

Find the best crochet sweater patterns to learn how to crochet and make yourself a crochet vest or sweater.

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Aug 19, 2017

Natural Family Health Ideas

Once you start gardening and getting in touch with nature, you might want to explore natural family health ideas.

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