Monthly Archives: January 2012

Ready, Set, Go!

This is it!  We have planned and knit and prepared for this day!  Yarns and beads have been chosen and we are ready to go! If you haven’t already, before you start knitting, pre-string 400 beads for the sock weight scarf or … Continue reading

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Status Quo

Status quo, a commonly used form of the original Latin “statu quo” – literally “the state in which” – is a Latin term meaning the current or existing state of affairs.[1] To maintain the status quo is to keep the … Continue reading

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One Year Ago – Today!

One year ago – today – I was in New York City with Emily, wandering the Vogue Knitting Live Marketplace and then going for a carriage ride in Central Park. All the while waiting for the evening and the Gala Dinner … Continue reading

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Auditions!? What do you think of the colour blends?

My beads have arrived and now I need to choose my yarn and bead combination for the Dark of the Morning KAL!  I cannot knit them all…. Maybe two?  No not enough time!  I have set up the beads and yarn and I … Continue reading

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The Numbers Game…

Are you fascinated by numbers?  I am.  This does not mean that I am in to numerology or especially guided by the numbers that show up in repeating patterns in my life – but my “lucky” number is 13.  Do you have … Continue reading

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Preliminary Schematics

Some quick sketches to illustrate the scarf!  Since I cannot start knitting until the beads arrive I’ll start getting every thing else organized! Check with the Ravelry group for more information, we are over 90 strong!  We now have knitters from all over Canada, … Continue reading

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Three Down – One to go!

I have just finished knitting the third project for the Retreat!  The Entrelac Cowl is finished (except for weaving in the ends)!  Emily tried it on yesterday and the effect is just what I wanted – I was worried it was looking very … Continue reading

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