Monthly Archives: September 2011

Poppies – due today

I feel like I’m having a bad homework week. First we got another note back from Z’s teacher reminding us that homework is due on Tuesday, and now it’s Friday, the last day of September, and I’m supposed to have … Continue reading

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A new beginning

I’ve got some rather big news. I’ve just resigned from my day job, with my last paid day being tomorrow. What’s next? More of what I’ve been doing, only with me doing it better and with less rushing. One of … Continue reading

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new hat: Weeping Willow

As some┬ápeople noticed, the new Knitty came out this past Tuesday and I have a pattern in it. What a thrill! This is my double knit Weeping Willow hat: It takes just two 50g skeins of DK weight yarn in … Continue reading

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Poppies are coming!

I know I’ve been pretty quiet lately, but that’s because I’ve been busy knitting. I’m happy to report that my very large Poppy Field shawl is finally off the needles and blocking. I knit it with Ottawa from Hand Maiden, … Continue reading

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Wonderful weekend in K-W

Here are some highlights of the Kitchener-Waterloo Knitters’ Guild Fair this past weekend: accosting a tiara-wearing Sandi Wiseheart (really!) making Anne Hanson laugh with my “hit myself in the head with a rake” story (there’s a reason Louise keeps bringing … Continue reading

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pre-Saturday spinning update: and then I got a wheel

Although life’s kept me somewhat busy this week, I have been spinning. I’ll be at the Kitchener-Waterloo Knitters’ Guild’s Fair on Saturday, so I’m posting early. Hooray! I decided that I could make a weekend of the fair by bringing … Continue reading

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Something new & lovely

Once again I’ve got something new & lovely from a talented designer to share with you. If you’re on Ravelry you may have spotted some new designs from Carol Feller popping up a couple of weeks ago. Carol‘s the author … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: Julia is *here*!

First, a couple of things that my memory failed me on last time: 1) my monthly donation to MSF: $25. 2) My patterns & some Rocky Mountain Dyeworks yarn are the subject of the current giveaway over at Yarn On … Continue reading

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Vineyards Shawl!

I’ve finished & published my Vineyards Shawl. This is part 3 of the Summer in Provence e-book with one more coming at the end of September. A vine wanders the length of the shawl, with leaves on alternating sides and … Continue reading

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