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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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A New Year

It is a New Year; The Christmas decorations are down and put away until next year; I am still working through the last of the Shortbread; We moved my Daughter up to Campbell River this last weekend to start her first “real” job – … Continue reading

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A Journey with Vogue Knitting

This week marks the release of the Thirtieth Anniversary Edition of Vogue Knitting.  I have almost every Vogue Knitting since its rerelease in Fall 1982.  A few have been lost to time and lending, but they are still a source of inspiration and … Continue reading

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Vogue Fall 2012 will be Here Soon!

The 30th Anniversary Issue of Vogue Knitting will be released for sale September 4th in the US and available here shortly there after – I can hardly wait. My pearly knee highs are in this Vogue! Yesterday Vogue put the … Continue reading

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Ravellenics are on!

The Summer Olympics are on T.V., and the events are happening fast and furious.  The Olympics make for great knitting.  This year I am attempting to clean up some WIP’s in the form of socks –  I really need some socks!  … Continue reading

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Starts with a Bang and Ends with a Crash!

The Bang:  I was so excited.  I had treated myself to a hank of Artyarns Cashmere Glitter in a gorgeous blue.  I was – I am going to knit my Cleo Collar with the Cashmere – it will be gorgeous.  There … Continue reading

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Curly Lilys and Trilliums – West Coast Wild Flowers of Spring

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 and Tom and I would take walks to find the … Continue reading

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