Monthly Archives: July 2011

Long Weekend Ahead!

Here in B.C. we are looking at a long weekend!  Three days of no work and no plans.  Well sort of no plans – I would like to finish the knitting of Painted Butterflies and then paint it!  That would … Continue reading

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Art Gallery Opening for Cozies!

Today is another “new” experience for me.  Two of my Cozies will be on display at an Art Exhibit in Squamish. The opening is tonight. The Sqamish Arts Council Gallery will be having an exhibit that runs for the next three … Continue reading

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Edging Into Boredom – knitting an edging!

Why is it that the most important part of a project can also be the most boring?  For example; stringing the beads that will add the “WOW” factor to your project; swatching your yarn to make sure that you have … Continue reading

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Hummingbirds, Butterflies and Cockle Shells

I spent a little time on Saturday watching a little Hummingbird working industriously gathering the sugar from some flowers outside my window.  Her wings were moving so quickly they were just a blur.  I did not want to disturb her at … Continue reading

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Thinking Ahead

As much as I am enjoying my current project – Painted Butterflies – my mind is already jumping ahead to the next painting project. Butterflies should be done this weekend.  I’m halfway through loading the beads onto the yarn for … Continue reading

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It’s What I do!

Knitting, I mean!  Lately I have been asked how I create my knitting, where do my idea’s come from and how do I think up the things I have.  It is what I do.  It is really no different from … Continue reading

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I’ve Lost a Tea-cozy

A while ago I broke a tea-pot.  I had had it a long time (30 years) and it did not owe me anything.  It was one of those tea-pots with an overhead handle and I had made a cozy for it, … Continue reading

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