Monthly Archives: June 2011

Wilson has Friends in High Royal Places

Who Knew???? After all the attention that the Olds Fibre Week event had on Wilson, I assume I must be the last to know, that he has been gallivanting all over without me.  With the upcoming visit in Canada and … Continue reading

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Working Through a Design

Inspiration comes to me in many ways, but this 6 month sock club has been an adventure in style and pattern writing.  I began with titles to inspire my creative juices.  This month was all about busy getting in the … Continue reading

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Where is Wilson? At the Olds Fibre Week Sale

Olds is an agricultural community about 90km north of Calgary, Alberta.  Every summer they host a week of all things fiber that includes knitting, crochet, weaving, and spinning classes along with a host of other fabulous crafts.  As a part of … Continue reading

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A Shawl Complete

I last blogged with the adventure of weaving a shawl using the 80/20% BLF-Silk Lace weight warp and the 70/20/10% Alpaca-Silk-Cashmere Lace weight weft.  The due date was Thursday. The progress on the loom was at times daunting but by far … Continue reading

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Beyond Knitting

As I sat at the sale last week, I found myself surrounded by spinners and weavers.  It may be a surprise to some of you but I own 2 (and one on the way) wheels and a floor loom.  These … Continue reading

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HWSDA Conference and Sale

Wilson and I are at the Hand Weavers, Spinners and Dyers Conference and Sale this weekend.  The Amazing Ms. K met me at SAIT (Southern Alberta Institute of Technology) at 9:30 this morning ready for the task of loading and … Continue reading

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Something other than Socks – Haruni Shawl Complete

Yummy Yarn Sock Club members know that we made good time this month with our shipments which meant that I had some valued personal knitting time. When I went to England in January, I purchased a skein of market spice … Continue reading

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