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MSF total for the year

Inspired by the Yarn Harlot’s Knitters Without Borders effort, I’ve been donating a portion of my knitting income each month to MSF/DWB. In March I donated everything I earned because of the earthquake and the aftermath in Japan. I just … Continue reading

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A finished object!

Today, I have a new finished object. It’s also the most recently started object, but at least it’s already done. Yes, it’s another Weeping Willow hat, this time for my husband (although I can wear it if he decides he … 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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Posting from the new house!

Hello all! We have successfully moved almost all of our stuff to the new house. We’ve even got 11 of 13 sets of curtains hung. There are still boxes scattered all around, but there are fewer than before. It’s been … Continue reading

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Tour de Fleece begins!

This is my first time around participating in the Tour de Fleece. I’ve successfully spun on the first two days of the Tour – but it was the weekend, so that was relatively easy. On Saturday I took the kids … Continue reading

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Happy election

It’s election day here in Canada, so finally all the ads and excessive (but amusing) tweeting by reporters. Yay! I voted this morning. I have no idea how that’ll all turn out. It’s also the beginning of the month, which … Continue reading

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And now for something completely different

For April Fool’s day the topic is wide open and I’ve just got a couple of things to tell you about. First, thanks to the folks who bought my patterns in March. Remember how I said I’d donate 100% of … Continue reading

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Disaster in Japan = giving more in March

I’ve had a few days to try and absorb what is continuing to happen in Japan since the earthquake and tsunami. I’ve heard that Doctors Without Borders are on the ground helping and so what I’m going to do this … Continue reading

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Christmas crap and giving back to the world

I’ve spent a fair bit of time this week putting away what I lovingly refer to as “the Christmas crap” while listening to knitting podcasts. It’s been good. I’m not a total Grinch, I just find that the over-commercialization of … Continue reading

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