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Showering with the Alpaca

Annual alpaca shearing is in April.
By summer’s 90-plus days
the alpacas are hot. We know
because Mr. Darcy stands with his front legs
in the drinking water bucket; that’s the time… 147 more words


Dot-a-Dot jacket

Still finishing up old projects… The Dot-a-Dot jacket was planned to be like the Jente Jakke, but as I realised I probably would run out of yarn (bought on sale; a beautiful blend of mohair and alpaca from Sandnes) I had to supply with some yarn I got in… 62 more words


For want of a chair...

You don’t have to be a knitter, or crocheter, for very long before you start looking at the crafts associated with yarn production. Especially when you see the supplies in the yarn shop; that’s key because one of the largest yarn shops in Ottawa (which shall remain nameless) didn’t stock spinning supplies. 233 more words

In The Country

One of our favorite places to eat is called “Two Sisters Restaurant”, located about 45 minutes off the beaten path from my home.  It is owned by two Amish sisters and they serve meals in the basement of their home.  161 more words

Photo Journal


Ok, so this is going to look like a copy from another post I’ve made previously because of how much frogging I’ve had to do lately.   533 more words


My First Spinning Box

There are a ton of different monthly subscription boxes out there, which makes me very excited. I was doing one for Japanese treats for a while (Skoshbox) but since I’m trying to lose weight, I did not renew my subscription. 240 more words