Tag Archives: fair-isle

Makin’ Mittens

Mittens have a long and storied history.  Every cold culture has a  mitten story, has a mitten style and knows that mittens are important!  We, as knitters, know how much fun a mitten can be to knit.  Have you tried … Continue reading

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Grid Lines, Buffalo Falls and The Wanderer’s

Over the last week and a bit I have been working on three small projects for the Buffalo Wool Co.  The first one – Grid Lines – I finished a few days ago. Grid Lines is a hat with a … Continue reading

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Connected by Time and Heather

Have you ever spent any time really reading what you see on Facebook.  Sometimes it can surprise you. A few months ago, about mid-March, I was cruising around Facebook and reading some of the postings – in full.  A post … Continue reading

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A Special Order

My father doesn’t ask for much.  So when he does ask, I try to accommodate.  This time the request was a little out of the ordinary! His turtles – ancient deck decorations – needed new hats.  The straw hats that … Continue reading

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Star Wars and Angel Wings

The scarf for the retreat is well underway now.  Tonight I’ll be changing colours again! I am calling this my “Star Wars” Scarf.  I am either visiting the “Dark” side or working the “light”side! The Crystaline piece is going well.  … Continue reading

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On Teaching

The Fair-Isle glove class ended this week.  For the last 3 weeks, 6 students and I have been exploring the colourful world of Fair-isle and some of the possible ways to combine colours!  It has been a wonderful adventure. Teaching … Continue reading

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On Organization or the Lack Thereof!

As you know I am not a particularly organized person – I generally work better with a little chaos – right now I have outdone myself! My needles are all over the place!  I am looking for some size 7.0mm … Continue reading

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