Knitting

Sunday, January 5, 2014

It’s a new year, and along with a new year generally comes resolutions.  I’m not all that big on setting goals as the calendar flips over, but when I sat down and thought about it there were a couple small things that came to mind.  First off, I bought this lovely machine WAY back in […]

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

In a little under two months, I have knit a sweater.  Not quite the same pace as sewing, but it feels so nice to wrap yourself in wool for the winter.  I ordered my wool online from Quince and Co, it was quick to ship and the charges to Canada were relatively reasonable.  The colour […]

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

I was running out of buttons in my etsy shop, so tonight I took the time to photograph and list a few more.  I am a little astonished at how many I have accumulated over the years.  I tend to make my buttons with bits of leftover clay at the end of each session in […]

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Friday, September 13, 2013

Completed! I can’t believe it has taken me this long to knit up a pair of socks. One of my guilty pleasures is sneaking into MEC and buying myself a ridiculously expensive pair of merino SmartWool socks. I found the idea of knitting socks a little intimidating; the yarn is so thin, there are toes […]

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Sunday, September 8, 2013

I just returned from a short paddling trip in Johnstone Strait, about 6 hours north of home.  I was in my element, dressed head to toe in wool and watching for whales. My toque of choice this time around was my newly knitted Tick Tock Toque from Knot Canadian. It’s her first pattern and its […]

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