Monthly Archives: December 2011

It’s Official

The release date for the next Vogue Knitting is Jan 8th.  Which means here on the West Coast it may be a little later! I think that I will call Chapters today and reserve a few copies for myself, family and friends! … Continue reading

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On Track….

What does “On Track” mean really?  I have got my list of projects and they are progressing…… with a few minor diversions.  But what about the rest of life?  Does that figure into one’s “track”?  I have come to believe not!  … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings!

It is Christmas Eve morning, a saturday, I have tea in hand – Murchies Blackcurrant – and a busy day to contemplate.   It comes after a busy week of work, knitting and baking. This is usually a busy week for all crafters.  We are … Continue reading

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Evolution of a Pattern – Damascus Glove

  This the story of my first officially published pattern.  I have self published for a few years and then there was the Design competition, but this the first, submitted design idea! It all started when I was looking for the … Continue reading

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Light at the End of the Hallway!

I am starting to feel like there is light at the end of it all! The patterns for Vogue are written;  the spring class samples are well underway and the Christmas decorating is done, only the garland the staircase left.  No … Continue reading

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Knitting up a Storm

We went to get the Christmas Tree this morning.  It was beautiful – and still is!  The sky is blue, the sun is shining and the snow is halfway down Mount Benson and Island ranges, covered in snow are glowing in the … Continue reading

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The Trip Home

I wrote about the Saturday in Victoria and Butchart Gardens.  An incredible day. The drive home was pretty normal, with one small interruption.  We stopped at Goldstream Park.  The salmon are running, while normal this is also a cause for celebration.  … Continue reading

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