Monthly Archives: April 2011

Freddie the Flounder

Can you believe it will be May tomorrow? Where has the year gone? It has been a busy year, at least, so I do feel like the time has been well spent, rather than one of those years where the … Continue reading

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Afghan Square for a Little Man

I consider myself very lucky to be part of a great community on Ravelry. I’ve found a lovely group of ladies (and a couple of guys) who are great fun to talk to, trade with, and just generally have fun … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

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Easter Egg Failure

Holiday stitching should be fun and easy, I think. (Except Christmas stitching. That is long and sometimes difficult…) So, when I saw the new cute freebie from my LNS’s resident designer, I thought I would give it a try, figuring … Continue reading

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Swedish Weaving Finish

Back in October, at the Creativ Festival, I took a Swedish weaving class from Christine Allan of FunAndFastPatterns.ca. The project was a simple towel design called Mountain Mist. The finishing on the towel is pretty simple. The bottom is fringed … Continue reading

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Royal School of Needlework Profile

CBS Sunday Morning recently did a profile on the UK’s Royal School of Needlework, highlighing their history and some of the projects they have worked on. It is a lovely video, full of beautiful pieces of needlework (and not a … Continue reading

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Earth Socks and Sun Socks

I’ve been knitting socks again. Surprise! The pattern is Herimone’s Everyday Socks from Erica Lueder of Dreams in Fiber. The pattern is avaliable for free through Ravelry or through Erica’s website here. The yarn is Bernat Sox in colour Wooded … Continue reading

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