Tag Archives: KAL

Tour de Fleece

Despite being at home for the Tour de France this year, I didn’t go too crazy with the spinning for the Tour de Fleece. I didn’t officially participate on a team and I just didn’t have time to follow the … Continue reading

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Spam, spam, spam

I felt like I was in an awkward position today. Canada has brought in some new anti-spam laws with hefty penalties. Although my mailing list was created as an opt-in list with confirmations required to sign up, I felt compelled … Continue reading

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Variations on a theme

First, I have to show you this postcard that my Aunt Viv sent me from England: One more week to go until the Tour de France! Yes, they’re getting all excited over there about the start of the tour being … 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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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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Contest: Colour your own Undulation in November

Earlier this year my Undulation design came out in the Quince & Co. scarf collection: This is a simple-to-knit garter stitch scarf using 4 different colours of worsted weight Lark and it is shaped by short rows in the middle … Continue reading

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Tour de France KAL preparation

It might seem premature, but I’m gearing up for my fourth annual Tour de France Knit Along (KAL). Each year I come up with a shawl design that has some inspiration taken from France. I put up some lovely prizes … Continue reading

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Tour de France KAL results

Well I’m back from all the cottaging and from a wonderful trip to Paris with my husband. Before I get into all the details and show you lovely pictures, I thought I’d better wrap my my Tour de France KAL. … Continue reading

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Childeric’s Bees is available!

I first hinted at a project based on King Childeric’s bees a couple of weeks ago. I previewed the prizes for the KAL for this pattern more recently.¬†Here’s the finished object, modeled beautifully by Francine:¬† And here’s what it looks … Continue reading

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Tour de France KAL prizes and preview

I’ve been busy wrapping up work on the pattern for this year’s Tour de France Knit Along (KAL). ¬†Participation in the KAL is simple. You can knit or you can cheer the participants on. If you’re knitting, the pattern’s going … Continue reading

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