Monthly Archives: November 2016

Smalls SAL – November 2016 Check-In

Hello, Smalls Stitchers! November’s check-in day has finally arrived! Thank you for your patience and understanding with regards to the date moving this month. It worked out for the best since we’ve been dealing with some typical fall illness and … Continue reading

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Love Canada Banner

Way back in January I stitched up a little Canada-themed design as part of a stitch-along on Facebook. It took me until last week to actually sew it up into a banner. As I said back then, I have no … Continue reading

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Smalls SAL Reminder

Hello, Smalls Stitchers! This is just a reminder that the November Smalls SAL check-in is taking place a little late this month. Our American friends are busy celebrating Thanksgiving today, so this month’s check-in will take place on Wednesday, November … Continue reading

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Snuggle Up

Making clothes really isn’t all that cost effective any more. With careful shopping and the use of discount codes, I can buy our clothes for quite a bit less than what materials and my time are worth. But, store bought … Continue reading

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A Little Snow, A Little Spring

We’ve are having a nice taste of winter around here. Yesterday was very cold and very windy, and today we woke up to several centimetres of snow on the ground. There was enough that I got to get out my … Continue reading

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Socks for Life

Long time readers will know that I love knitting socks. According to my Ravelry notebook, I’ve knit somewhere around 65 or 70 pairs since I learned to knit about eight years ago. Although I haven’t been knitting much lately (thanks … Continue reading

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Book Review – People Knitting by Barbara Levine

Stitching may be my first love, but I also adore knitting. Not only does it bring me peace, but I find it very soothing to watch other people knit. Netflix knows this–you can watch people knitting in two different Slow … Continue reading

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