Monthly Archives: June 2015

back where we belong and a special finish

We made it back up North on Friday afternoon. The weather has been slightly cloudy for the most part with temps in the low 20’s which is perfect for knitting. Umaro has seen some love and I will put some … Continue reading

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I hate goodbyes. I’ve never been good at them, I worry that I’ll get too emotional or say the wrong thing. A close friend is moving away and I’m pretty bummed. She’s been an ally in a neighbourhood where I … Continue reading

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oldest WIP in the pile……..

I’m a huge WIlliam Morris fan. About ten years ago I purchased a Beth Russell tapestry book¬†which is full of WM designs and I chose two pieces, a bell pull and the cover design with the woodpecker. The bell pull … Continue reading

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Finally, Iris is finished. I’ll take her to my (truly awesome) framer tomorrow.

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New yarn smell

Is there anything better than a new project waiting to be picked up and started? The planning, the shopping, the colour selection, the weight of the yarn or choice of silk vs. cotton thread. The pleasure in the choosing and … Continue reading

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