Category Archives: Canada

The Spring Garden Tee

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

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Sneak Peek

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

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The Shawl Challenge

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

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Vancouver Valentine

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

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The Games

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

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Marlene Green

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

Posted in Canada, Finished Knits, Socks, Socktoberfest | 10 Comments

Vibrant Earth

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

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Giving Thanks

Giving thanks for family, friends, blessings unimagined and love. Happy (Canadian) Thanksgiving!

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Walk in the park

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

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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.

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