Monthly Archives: November 2013

London Art Deco

One of the places we visited this summer was London, Ontario. We stayed in a hotel fairly close to downtown, so I did a little research on Art Deco buildings and I picked two candidates. First up was the Canada … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: two, two shiny bobbins

So much for my grand plans of doing lots of spinning this week. I did accomplish a whole pile of knitting tasks as well as some outstanding errands. I even spent 2 hours visiting my new dentist. I did find … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: more shiny stuff

I’ve been busy knitting away on deadline items. For most of the week my spinning mojo seemed to have deserted me. To nudge things in the right direction, I brought out a bag of fluff I’d been saving for a … Continue reading

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Colouring Undulation: my process

For anyone participating (or thinking of participating) in my November-long Colour your own Undulation KAL, I thought I’d show you my process for playing with colour with this scarf. Before I sent in my pitch to Quince & Co. for … Continue reading

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Sunday spinning update: leaps and bounds

Yes, it’s Monday. I wrote this post on Sunday but somehow forgot the important step of pressing the “Publish” button. I also managed to get 12 hours of sleep last night, so perhaps this week will move a little more … 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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Saturday spinning update: half way

One thing I’ve wanted to do since I got back from Rhinebeck is to use my new TravelKate to make a 4 ply yarn. This past week I got a start on filling up some bobbins. I took Nevermore (a … Continue reading

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