The plan was for this post to be about handmade giftables for moms who knit. Hand lotions, cute stitch markers, project bags, knitting jewelry, notepads with sheep on them.... things like that. That was the plan. But the first thing I searched for was handmade soaps on Etsy and well, we now have an entire blog post on handmade soap. Soaps that any knitting mom should love.
|Knitted Soap from Tularoo Soaps|
What knitter wouldn't want these adorable knitted soaps from Tularoo Soaps? The shop offers these mini bars in sets of various sizes as well as full sized bars. And even if you're some kind of knitting weirdo who doesn't want knitted soap, you should still take a look at the shop. The artistry of their soaps is amazing and they offer great customer service.
Another shop with fantastic customer service is Sweet Sheep Body Shop.
|Sheep Shaped Soap from Sweet Sheep Body Shop|
I've purchased solid lotions from the Sweet Sheep Body Shop numerous times and have loved every single scent I've received. The lotion absorbs into my skin quickly and leaves just a tiny hint of scent on my hands. I don't know how they do it but my hands will smell slightly like the lotion but the scent is never transfered on to my cookies. (I really hate it when lotion makes my cookies taste funny.) Until I started researching items for this post, I didn't even realize the shop sold soap. Look! It's sheep soap! Sheep shaped soap made from goats milk. Every knitter should have some sheep shaped soap!
But what if Mom is some kind of weird non-knitting soap lover?
|Vanilla-Coconut Soap from Rustic Edge Soaps|
How about this vanilla-coconut goatsmilk soap from Rustic Edge Soaps? I'm not typically very girly so I'm fascinated with the color of this soap, plus I love the idea of the vanilla and coconut scent. I'm also in love with the shop's header. It's goats. Y'all know how much I love goats.
|Luxury Soap from Crickett Soaps|
Or, how about this soap from Crickett Soaps. This soap is made with shea and cocoa butter and the swirls of color remind me of a hand painted yarn flat. Knitters gotta love soap that looks like a yarn flat!
|Rose and Clay soap from Sage Sweetgrass Soaps|
Or how about this moisturizing rose and clay soap that promises to help with shaving issues from Sage Sweetgrass Soaps. Not only is this soap moisturizing and helps fight those pesky shaving bumps, but it also offers holistic healing properties.
|Spa Gift Set from Little Flower Soap Co.|
Or how about this gift set from Little Flower Soap Co. that contains soap, lip balm and a mini bath salt? I like how the Little Flower Soap Co. has their listing set up so that you can choose both the soap's scent and the lip balm's flavor.
|Lotion Spa Set from Wild Botanicals|
How could you resist an almond scented lotion gift set? Don't like almond? That's okay because you get to choose the scent of both the lotion and soap included in this spa set from Wild Botanicals. The set contains soap, lotion and a whipped body polish.
|Organic Healing Salve from LBApothecary|
And look - something besides soap! Last but not least, I know I could use this organic healing salve from LBApothecary. This healing balm protects against dry skin and chapped lips and helps heal minor cuts, burns and sores as well as eczema. I would love to receive a tin of this healing salve for Mother's Day. This salve would be a tremendous help to me at work since the air is so dry, constantly handling money sucks the moisture out of my hands (not to mention the frequent hand washing,) and I constantly give myself paper cuts. Someone, please forward this post to my kids!