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Old Spinster! 

Hallelujah I’m not in Nigeria surrounded by the “You’re-next -aunties,” and I’m not attending any weddings where I’ll be constantly reminded of the need to get married. 313 more words

A bit of a sock as light relief

Sometimes you need something a little simpler. This sock has been knitted on at knit night, and on buses. I’ve even knitted a bit at home, too, when the lights were dimmed and I didn’t want to concentrate on lace work in a dark lace weight yarn. 200 more words


So... I'm BACK!

Well that was a break from blogging that I didn’t expect to be quite so long. 2014 is done and dusted. It was a year of changes (some big and some smaller ones), challenges, sad loses and readjusting. 131 more words


Yarn Overload

I officially have more yarn than I know what to do with.  This coming from a yarn addict.

Helpful Shop Owner recently had her clearance sale, which she does about once a year, mainly for yarns which are being discontinued by the manufacturer.   407 more words

FO: Embellished Alpaca Half-finger Mitts

I knit myself a pair of half-finger mitts a couple of weeks ago using the pattern posted by Andre Sue on her website. The pattern is called… 194 more words



Sorry for being such a poor blogger lately! It’s not that I haven’t been knitting! Indeed I have been prodigiously prolific! (multiple scarves, hats, baby blankets) But I seem to be working to the edge of every minute when I’m at work and have easy access to my blog, then not wanting to stay any later, I trudge home. 368 more words

Art hives help bring creative Montrealers together

All over town, people are getting together to make art.

They are heading to community art studios, where everyone is welcome, there is no charge and most of the materials are donated or recycled. 1,828 more words

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