Monthly Archives: February 2014

Thursdays are for…Quilting!

My whole “Thursdays are for Spinning” resolution lasted about a month before falling off the rails.  Once I finished spinning the wool/alpaca blend, I had trouble starting my next spinning project.  That extra little bit of inertia was all it … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

I started this second attempt at the Castle pullover back in November, and then stalled out because I couldn’t bring myself to frog the first attempt in order to re-use the yarn.  After the frogging bonanza of this past weekend … Continue reading

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Rip it, Ribbit

Sometimes a knitting project is just too far gone to save.  Sometimes we don’t figure that out until the project is complete, the ends are woven in and we’ve worn it a few times.  In my case, that usually leads … Continue reading

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Closing Ceremonies

Well, the Olympics are over…what an amazing couple of weeks!  I am so proud of all the Canadian athletes, cleaning up with golds in Men and Women’s Curling and Men and Women’s Ice Hockey.  Two of our favourite sports!  We take … Continue reading

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Belated Yarn Along

What with the holiday and taking off last weekend to visit my family, I have been a day behind this entire week.  I honestly thought today was Wednesday, and even though it is Thursday (and Thursdays are supposed to be … Continue reading

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Holidays

  These photos are from my last weekday skating excursion on the Rideau Canal, a couple of weeks ago.  I saw this drawing in the snow on the way home, and it did in fact make me smile. It is … Continue reading

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Thrumming

Thursdays Are For Spinning has been usurped this week by Ravellenic knitting.  I’m going away this weekend and I’m not sure the thrums will travel well.  I want to get as much knitting done as possible in case I decide … Continue reading

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