Category Archives: Life

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Back in February, I offered to help out pattern designer, Laura Gesin, by test knitting her cowl pattern. I finished it last week and it has now been released on Ravelry. You can find mine here and it has a link … Continue reading

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Pouch production

So – I was playing with some treasure pouch designs, these are the second prototype: I think they’re cute, but the amount of work and effort that went into them make them an unfeasible product to make and sell. I … Continue reading

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Fibre Friends

I am incredibly fortunate to have close friends who share a love of making as much as I do. It is also lucky we each bring our own favourite craft to the table. My friend Adrienne, is a dyer of … Continue reading

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PSA

Just a little reminder to myself and anyone else who might need it today. xo

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Reality

I wish the side of me who loved spending time organizing and tidying would get her act in gear around this place. Oh, right. That side of me doesn’t exist. I wish it did, truly. I know that I feel … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas finish

I loved everything about working on this piece. I so enjoy Christmas stitching – I have a whole wall full……. It makes me very, very happy. This is a Little House Needleworks pattern and I used a lovely soft grey/brown … Continue reading

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Briefly

I finished Sarah’s socks last week! I immediately cast on a new pair with some beautiful hand dyed yarn from my very talented friend, Adrienne. I’m already almost to the toe and taught myself (with encouragement from Adrienne) the fish … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

What a holiday season we had! The end of 2016 was full of family and wonderful food and a lovely week of having John home with us. I finished and gifted the Scalene shawl to my SIL and it was … Continue reading

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Find the craft (just like find Waldo)

This is mostly a post for myself, today. I just wanted to document a few really wonderful things that happened. I have a new visitor to my front yard every few days. He/she appreciates me providing a lunch opportunity by way of … Continue reading

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The best month of the year!

My most favourite month of all is December. How about you? The smells, the lights, the decorations – all of it makes me feel great joy. Many years ago my husband who knows my joy, coined the term “Carriemas”, not … Continue reading

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