Monthly Archives: November 2015

The Indie Gift-A-Long is back!

This Thursday the Indie Gift-A-Long begins again on Ravelry. It’s a 6-week holiday knit-along/crochet-along for patterns from hundreds of participating designers running right until the end of the year. There are games & prizes. The amount of work behind the … Continue reading

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Sunday spinning update: more of the same

I did finally finish spinning the singles on my Loop bullseye bump. It really took up all the space on the bobbin: Instead of moving on to something that would spin up a little more quickly, I have started another … Continue reading

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I was preparing to write a blog post as today’s news about the tragedy in Paris came in. I can’t go on with what I was going to write, so here are some images of Paris instead. My thoughts are … Continue reading

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Needler’s Retreat: Rejuvenation

This past weekend I was in Gananoque at the Needler’s Retreat. This was my 8th trip, and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Debbie Wilson of Sheeps Ahoy is the organizer, and I always know I’m going to have a great weekend. … Continue reading

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A quick trip for inspiration

Earlier this year I made a quickly-planned trip to Toronto on the train. I went down and back on a Saturday for the Doors Open event, where all kinds of buildings are open to the public. My main targets were the … Continue reading

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November’s Canadian Art Deco pattern: Aldred Mittens

On my trip to Montréal last year I had a map printed out with all of the buildings that I wanted to see marked on it. I even had a colour code so that if I was running short on … Continue reading

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