Monthly Archives: April 2012

Every Spring, right around Easter I start to look for the Curly Lily’s and Trilliums. They grow wild in the Parks and woodlands around Nanaimo.  They were a favorite with my mother-in-law...
Has to be yellow!  It glows in the garden on those grey Spring days that have us all longing for the sun. It is the colour of the sun and...
…Are ready to go! I have just organized my thoughts and my projects for the next month or two.  The yarns, buttons, and beads are purchased or ordered, yarn is wound and a couple...
This weekend I was playing with Nuno Felting – getting ready for a Summer Workshop that I will be teaching! Nuno Felting is felting from the fiber – no knitting.  It involves Bubble Wrap, soapy water and the fiber! ...
This last week we at Mad About Ewe had a visit from one of our avid knitters.  This is not unusual, what was unusual is what Carrie brought to share!  Five stunning, Estonian...
Remember last year?  When the post office lost my Tidal Pools Shawl?  It was on its way to Knit East and arrived about 6 days after it was supposed to arrive – too late...
And on the trees and hidden in the bushes!  Flowers are blooming on the shrubs and trees – The Dogwood and Flowering Cherry Tree’s in particular, berry bushes are starting to...
….By the common cold! I am finally feeling human.  For the last week and a half I have been laid low by the smallest of things.  The common cold!  I could not knit;...
It was/is a long weekend!  One celebrated with friends and family and a huge Turkey Dinner.  It is not a long weekend to indulge in “nothing to do”, but a long...
Well, maybe not scheming!  But not much knitting – very unusual for me! I have started to put together the Summer Class idea’s yesterday.  If everything comes together I will have...