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New year, new pattern: Cowl Necklace

So I really meant to blog last December, honestly I did. I went from a fabulous 5 day knitting retreat in early November to holiday preparation. Then I had the brilliant idea of doing an Advent Ornament KALendar. While it … Continue reading

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Peloton: TdF KAL, 2014

Last week I showed you the prizes for my 5th annual Tour de France Knit Along (TdF KAL). Today I’m here to share the pattern. It’s called Peloton: This semi-circular shawl is inspired by the riders of the Tour de … Continue reading

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Tour de France KAL: prize preview

On Saturday July 5th, the Tour de France kicks off in Yorkshire. We’ll be celebrating and following along with the race in my Ravelry group with my 5th annual Tour de France (TdF) Knit Along (KAL). This year’s design is … Continue reading

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Tour de France KAL 2013: details and prizes

It’s almost time! The 100th Tour de France begins on June 29th in Corsica, and so on June 29th my fourth annual Tour de France Knit Along (KAL) begins. It will run until July 21st, 2013. This year’s pattern is … Continue reading

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Manhattan Bridge

I do have a love of Art Deco architecture and that extends to bridges.¬†When my husband was watching past seasons of Rescue Me I used to watch the introduction just for the fantastic shot of the Manhattan Bridge. I love … Continue reading

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KW Knitters’ Fair

I had a great time at the Kitchener-Waterloo Knitters’ Guild’s Knitters’ Fair this past weekend. I ended up helping out on the door for the first couple of hours – something about the fire marshal insisting that more volunteers were … Continue reading

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A knitter’s confession

I’ve got a confession to make. These lovely Eugenia’s mittens (made with madelinetosh tosh vintage in Nikko Blue) are hiding a shameful secret. Let me explain. It’s cold here. It’s February. I’ve been thinking for the last few months about … 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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Tour de France: last minute Knit Along preparations!

Hey there knitters and hangers-on! It looks like a lot of people are interested in participating in my second annual Tour de France Knit Along (KAL). This year’s subject is my new Sunflower Field pattern. Here’s a shot of my … Continue reading

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Show and tell

I had a great time last night speaking to the Lanark County Knitting Guild in Almonte. It was amazing to me how much room all my knits took up. I stuffed my usual weekend away bag full of them! It … Continue reading

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