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A little Hallowe’en story

Here’s a little book that my¬†daughter¬†spontaneously created for Hallowe’en: The Pumpkin Gets Huge! One day a woman went out and bought a pumpkin. She brought it home. And the pumpkin… Started to grow! And when she woke up, it was … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: Tour de Fleece

This was the first week of the Tour de France, something I’ve enjoyed watching for quite a few years now. As well as running my KAL, I’m also participating in the Tour de Fleece. I’m challenging myself to spin every … Continue reading

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It’s not finished? Inconceivable!

I’m excited to be going to Just Knitting in Carleton Place tomorrow morning for the¬†indigodragonfly trunk show. I’ve been working on a little surprise to show Kim tomorow, hopefully. I’m knitting something new & lacy from a skein of Merino … Continue reading

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Relaxing knitting

Remember how I finally finished my yellow scarf? Even though I have a couple of other languishing personal projects, it seemed like time to cast on for a new non-design item. There’s a little project sitting beside a comfy chair … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: progress on the BFL

I did manage to ply up some of the BFL I had on my bobbins. I spun 2 skeins of a heavyish weight yarn – more details after it’s washed and measured. Then I got indecisive about how to proceed. … Continue reading

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Beautiful new design: Issey Scarf

From time to time I love a new pattern that I’ve seen so much that I just have to share it. It’s been a while, but I’ve got a new one for you today. I’ve liked Olga Buraya-Kefelian’s work for … Continue reading

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Yarn orgy

Ok, it wasn’t an orgy, it was the DKC Spring Frolic in Toronto at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Center. Close enough. But I’ve got a bag full of stuff that needs to be shown off to folks who’ll truly appreciate … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update – what happened to my week?

I am having trouble believing it’s Saturday again already. I haven’t even posted any knitting stuff this week, but I have been knitting. Honest! I have also been spinning and loving it. Perhaps my week disappeared because today was my … Continue reading

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Another languishing project

Last week I showed you my golden Tudor Ruffles scarf in progress. I’ve got something on the needles that’s older and even closer to being finished. I’m going to show it to you now to shame me into finishing it. … Continue reading

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