Category Archives: Knitting

Surprise!

John thought that my problem was probably that my photos were too large and slow (which I also thought was the case, but I didn’t know how to change them) so he helped me to resize them and look out … Continue reading

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August, really?

I’m afraid this is it for¬†photos today, as my internet is acting up and it was the only one that would load. It’s a good one though… It’s my unfinished September pillow in action as a coffee urn cozy. We … Continue reading

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Blueberry season

I’ve been steadily picking away at my second sock and have completed the heel flap and pick up of the gusset stitches. I just need to finish the decreases and then clear sailing down to the toe. This stage makes … Continue reading

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Summer off the grid

Finally! Last week, we took Nicholas out of school a bit early and arrived on the Wednesday. Our first guests came on Thursday and a truly lovely weekend with happy, noisy children and reconnecting with great friends felt like a … Continue reading

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Almost there

Look! I finished my first sock! It was so satisfying, I immediately cast the second sock onto the needles and am sure already that they will be fraternal twins. OK by me – I made a sock!! ¬†Margo, your comments … Continue reading

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yarn along day

I’ve started a new book – Donna Tartt’s The Secret History and am really liking it so far – vivid characters and good story writing that makes me wonder what will happen next. Last Friday, I took the plunge and … Continue reading

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best laid plans

I really would like to be posting more often, but this time of year is just so crazy that a whole week has passed since my last post and it feels like it was only yesterday. Both kids have birthdays, … Continue reading

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blanket success

Well, we travelled to Montreal last weekend in order to visit our cousins and gift the baby blanket. It was a hit! The mum loved it and we had a lovely visit. She was lucky enough to get a day … Continue reading

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ready to go!

I finished it! (with a day to spare..) I’ll be giving it to John’s cousin tomorrow and I think it’ll be just right for a sweet little baby to snuggle down in. John remembered that our own daughter had a … Continue reading

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Wednesday yarn along

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve participated in Ginny’s yarn along, most likely because I am still working on the white baby blanket that is growing slowly and looks almost exactly the same as it did a few weeks … Continue reading

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