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Canadian Art Deco Knits: Tramways Set

I know it’s already half-way through August, but it’s not too late to tell you about this month’s design for my Canadian Art Deco Knits ebook. The building that inspired this month’s pattern is the Tramways Building in Montreal. Technically, … Continue reading

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A weekend with Nancy Bush

Wow. I’m still trying to process all the knitting I’ve done and everything I’ve learned in the last few days. It’s been a whirlwind! Our local knitting guild brought Nancy Bush in for a series of workshops this weekend, and … Continue reading

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A working retreat

I’ve been going to the Needler’s Retreat in Ganonoque since 2008. This year things were a bit different: I was teaching! I wanted to share the Estonian inlay technique of Roositud. It looks like embroidery, but you are essentially stranding … Continue reading

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Knitting in progress

I’m knitting on a few things I can’t really give you details on yet, but here’s something I can show. I’m working on a Roosimine sock as a demo object for the Roositud class I’m teaching at an upcoming retreat: … Continue reading

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Half done the challenge

I wasn’t sure, when I started this pattern, whether or not I’d make a pair of gloves. Now that I’ve finished the first one and it sort of fits, it seems to need a mate. This is the front & … Continue reading

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Reward for good behaviour

Since things are moving along so well on my knitting items with deadlines, I started a little something else. This is the beginning of the left glove of Aino’s Gloves from Folk Knitting in Estonia by Nancy Bush. It’s a … Continue reading

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