August 15, 2004
Shoppers in search of ewe-nique gifts will want to check out www.woolenmill.com
, the St. Peter Woolen Mill Web site, where items range from sensible to whimsical. In the market for a pair of warm woolen socks or soft shearling slippers? Or how about resin or porcelain sheep or Border collie figurines?
This well-organized online store has several of each as well as hydrating bath items including goats' milk body wash and sans-synthetic wool fat soap. Also available are dozens of decoratives for the home, including welcome mats, bathroom sets, barnyard coasters, candleholders, picture frames and sandwich trays. Border collies merit their own specialty section as do children's books, such as "The Little Shepherd," "Boys Don't Knit," and the classic, "Little Bo Peep."
Also geared toward little ones are stuffed animals such as Logan Snoozzzzzin' Pal, a soft lamb that snores and breathes when squeezed; and TenderTones Plush Lamb, a gentle-touch heartbeat sound and vibration that soothes and comforts over-stimulated babies. And knitters take note: You may purchase natural, synthetic or natural/synthetic blended yarns online, with quantity discounts as high as 20 percent.