Tag Archives: knitting

road trip: the needle emporium

{ the needle emporium } this week, i went to a lovely little spot in a lovely little town. an old stone house filled with a solid selection of woolly goods. julie, the owner, was helpful and friendly. mary ann … Continue reading

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sure signs of spring

hello spring! it’s the *vernal equinox today, and though we’ve had a very mild winter which has felt a bit like spring anyways, there are some sure signs that the season is here. of course, this is canada, and mother … Continue reading

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comfort zone (and an announcement)

i’ve been playing around with different motifs from my stitch guide book. i got the book as a gift soon after i got married [insert echo-y “one meeellion years ago” here].  it shows different stitches and patterns for all different … Continue reading

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julia’s hat

here is that hat i knit for my niece. isn’t she sweet? * { pattern here, details on my ravelry. } * photo credit goes to ActiveAndy (he’s got mad creative skills and makes it so for himself and an … Continue reading

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a quick note…

just a little note to say that melissa morgan-oakes (the knitter and author about whom i’ve written before) kicked off a blog tour today. she is spreading the word about her latest knitting book by visiting a select group of … Continue reading

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