Monthly Archives: December 2012

Red Skies

My father was in the Navy.  He would tell me a poem for every beautiful sunset! Red skies at Night Sailor’s Delight Red skies in the Morning Sailors take Warning We have a beautiful red sky this evening – a … Continue reading

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Pictures are Up!

Vogue Knitting Winter 2013 preview pictures and 360° viewing are now up! The setting for the socks is perfect!  They #15 Floral Socks and are knit with Brown Sheep Luxury Sock yarn. Happy Viewing Lynette

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Bits and Pieces…..

It is the end of the year – well, just a few days left, and my time seems to be broken down into bits and pieces of “stuff”; stuff to finish; stuff to start; stuff to clean; stuff to put … Continue reading

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Christmas Preparations Under Way!

It is really starting to feel like Christmas! This morning we did our shopping and picked up the turkey.  It now resides in the fridge downstairs. Then we took Sophie for a walk at Piper’s Lagoon. Then we put the … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Hands

I am surrounded by my Mother’s work and her passion.  The art of Petit Point and Needle Point.  As I am an avid knitter, she was an avid needle-woman. I remember coming home from school and seeing her working at the dining room … Continue reading

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Shades of Gray – A Very Winter Day

There was a biting wind when we went for our Sunday morning walk.  The snow was low on Mount Benson and the Coastal Ranges.  The Ocean was a deep grey and the clouds were ominous.  A very winter day. The … Continue reading

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On Teaching

The Fair-Isle glove class ended this week.  For the last 3 weeks, 6 students and I have been exploring the colourful world of Fair-isle and some of the possible ways to combine colours!  It has been a wonderful adventure. Teaching … Continue reading

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