Category Archives: Canada
When I was contacted by Alana of Never Not Knitting to do a test knit for her, I jumped at the opportunity. I have a few of her patterns in my library and have even knit a couple of her … Continue reading
All other knitting has been shelved temporarily so that I can devote my time to a secret project that I can’t really talk about on the blog. Here’s a little sneak peek… All will be revealed in due course. My, my…ain’t … Continue reading
Those fireworks on Sunday signalled the end of the Ravelympics. Actually, they signified the end of the real Winter Games, but you know where my priorities lie! My challenge: to finish two shawls during the Ravelympics and knowing how I’m … Continue reading
This Valentines Day, we scrapped the usual candlelight dinner for something different. I’m not talking about flowers and candy either, although, both of those made their appearance and made the day that much sweeter:) This Valentines Day, we headed downtown to … Continue reading
Everyone probably knows about the Winter Olympics and if you’re a Raveler then you know all about the Ravelympics. Vancouver is the host of this year’s Winter Games and me being a resident of the city (well, technically I live in … Continue reading
Handmaiden Fine Yarn produces Camelspin — an most interesting combination of fibers that actually work well coupled together. This yarn is 70% silk and 30% baby camel and is dyed in the most gorgeous colors. A skein of this beautiful yarn in greens and … Continue reading
I never meant to blog so sporadically but this month has been filled with bursts of activity followed by periods of sheer exhaustion. It’s nothing really different from every other month of the year but just seems like I have a bit … Continue reading
Giving thanks for family, friends, blessings unimagined and love. Happy (Canadian) Thanksgiving!
This past Saturday, we decided that we had to get out and do something fun together as a family. Weekend chores like grocery shopping, loads of laundry, library returns, haircuts and all the other things on my list could wait. The … Continue reading
So, we touched down in British Columbia a week ago and I can’t believe that we get to call this home.It feels so good to be back, I’ve missed living in BC soooooo much.