Category Archives: Art Deco

Doors Open Ottawa 2017

This past weekend I went out to a couple of the Doors Open Ottawa venues with my daughter and got my architectural fix. First off we went to St. Matthew’s Church in the Glebe. This church has been on my … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

It’s 2017, and I’m sure I meant to blog last month, but December got away from me. I was working right up to the 23rd, leaving town on the 24th for a family visit, and knitting away on a deadline … Continue reading

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Labour day finale

I’ve walked you through some of the museum sights I saw on my Labour Day trip to Toronto. At the end of all that there was just enough time for me to make a trek to an Art Deco building … Continue reading

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Fall is here

I had every intention of blogging in September, but that month just kicked me in the pants. At the beginning of the month I couldn’t find the energy and then at the end of the month all of my energy … Continue reading

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New & interesting: Urban Knit Collection by Kyle Kunnecke

Over the last while on Ravelry I’ve noticed some interesting new designs popping up. Then I realized that they were all part of the same book! The Urban Knit Collection (ebook here) from Kyle Kunnecke is a new Interweave book that’s got … Continue reading

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A trip to France

Late in May I surfaced from what felt like a fog due to lack of sleep and tried to find out when the Doors Open Ottawa event was. It’s the one weekend a year when buildings, many not usually accessible, are … Continue reading

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Canadian Art Deco Knits is printed and available!

I’m excited to report that almost a month ago I received printed copies of Canadian Art Deco Knits. This is the end of a years-long journey and it’s thrilling to finally have it in my hands. Now you can get … Continue reading

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For the Bees

Remember those little balls of yarn I showed you? Well this week I’ve released the first pattern in the Lace Revelations collection. The bronze ball was the one from the first design. Here’s For the Bees: For the Bees is a … Continue reading

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Saturday knitting update

This winter has been awfully long – or at least it felt that way. My work changed in January which meant a small additional amount of driving. Between that extra time and the extra time I put in to try … Continue reading

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Commerce Court North: so many things to see!

Ages ago I started telling you about my Toronto trip last year. I started out at the old Stock Exchange. I then moved on to Commerce Court North. I showed a few pictures of this building a few years ago, but … Continue reading

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