Bright Tips 1961

Beads are the Answer

When knitting with two wools, slip a fairly large bead over each end before commencing to knit and you will find the strands do not become tangled. Miss Milne, Fraserburgh

Never Fails

To loosen any type of screw top, turn upside down in very hot water for a few minutes. I have never seen this fail. Mrs Johnston, Aberdeenshire.

Improves Jelly

When melting a jelly add a few drops of lemon juice. It helps it to set and improves the flavour - Miss Scott, Melrose.

Stale Bread

Brush the loaf all over with milk. Bake in a moderate oven for 15 minutes. The crust will be crisp and the bread nicer than when fresh. Mrs M. McGregor, Helensburgh.