Category Archives: technique

Amazing Moebius

Saturday I taught a class on the Cat Bordi Moebius Cast-on.  I have taught this particular cast-on a few times in the past. Once at the Retreat (2012) and a few times right after Cat Bordi’s books, Treasury of Magical Knitting and Second Treasury … Continue reading

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Rose of Texas

There are few things as beautiful as a rose. Rose of Texas is inspired by an old song The Yellow Rose of Texas.  Said to have been written in the early 1800’s.  It is a folk song relating to the Battle … Continue reading

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Snow Crocus and Spring Fever

I have Spring Fever.  A full-blown case of Startitus and it could mean more starts are in the near future. Remember Crystalline – it is almost done – but it is languishing – waiting for this case of startitus to run its … Continue reading

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Wanted – More Yarn!

I am working on Crystalline as fast as I can, in the grim hope that I have enough yarn!  Grim, because the yarn ‘Lush’ by Classic Elite is no longer available.  You know the theory – if you knit faster … Continue reading

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It’s Official

Whoo Hoo! I’ll be teaching at the Vancouver Island Fibre Fest!  I can hardly wait! The class will be knitting and then painting the Leaf and Point Scarf.  Look here for the class description.  Hope to see you there! Happy … Continue reading

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Knitting Curves

Knitters are fascinated by Curves and Circles. Curves and Circles are not natural to the knitting grid, which creates shapes by rows of stitches and lines of stitches.  Kaffe Fassett is still fascinated by circular shapes in knitting.  His “dots” or “Poppies” … Continue reading

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Crunchy Leaves All Around – Fall is Fabulous!

It is official – I am only 7 at heart! Yesterday morning we walked around Louden Park and then in the afternoon we walked down at Departure Bay Beach at the bottom of the hill.  The pathways in both locations were covered … Continue reading

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