Monthly Archives: January 2011

A Gala Dinner

I had never been to a “Gala” dinner before.  The e-mail from Vogue about the Magic of Mohair Gala said to wear dinner/cocktail attire.  I’m from the west coast – that means clean jeans, usually!  But this was New York City, one step … Continue reading

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I’m going to be Published!!

I’m 1st runner up in the Vogue Knitting Magic of Mohair Competition!!  Above is one of the pictures that I submitted originally.  I’ll be posting more pictures as time allows!  Happy Knitting Lynette

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On my way!

Well almost.  Emily and I fly out early tomorrow morning.  Nanaimo to Vancouver, Vancouver to Toronto and then Toronto to New York!  I have been short of sleep and high on anticipation and excitement which spells major distraction and therefore … Continue reading

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One Down….

Two to go!  I’ve just finished the first of the 3 full size shawls that I wanted to do for the retreat!  I’ll get the second one done for sure, but the third – that may be a stretch.  The … Continue reading

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A Glorious “Snow” Day

We awoke to about 2 1/2 – 3 in of fresh snow this morning.  Not a big deal for most locations in Canada, but something of a pain here.  We don’t get a lot of snow and the city and drivers … Continue reading

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A Little Discomfort goes a Long Way

Yesterday I was interviewed and had my pictures taken for the Bulletin – a local free paper.  It turns out than I am a coward.  I hate having my picture taken and I was not very co-0perative!  I felt very sorry … Continue reading

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A Family of Tea Grannies!

What does knitting have to do with tea?  For me it is almost an integral part of the process.  When I sit and knit I usually have tea at hand.  The only exception is evening knitting, and as I like … Continue reading

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