Category Archives: Great While Bale

Fall Knitting

Well really, Fall knitting is no different from knitting at any other time of year!  It just seems different because it is “Fall”.  It means we can wear our new knits immediately – no waiting for the season to change … Continue reading

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A Year of The Great White Bale

Yesterday I received the last parcel of yarn from Clara Parkes and the Great White Bale Project. I now mourn the ending of an interesting and informative project.  I have learned so much about the yarn industry, how yarn is created … Continue reading

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Mojo Found

Since I posted about loosing my mojo I have had a few people ask whether or not I have found it again!  I think that I just might have! I have been knitting furiously on the new project for the … Continue reading

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Holy Fibre – Merino and Silk!

Last weekend we spent a day, plus a little more on Gabriola Island, visiting with friends.  Like always, visiting Gabriola seems like going far, far away; even when it is just a short ferry ride. It was a little grey to begin … Continue reading

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Speaking of…..

….yarn coming at me every which way! Look at what just arrived at my front door! Saxon Merino and Silk – it will have to be something more than a little lacy! Lynette

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What is your obsession?  Do you have an obsession? I believe that we all have obsessions.  Be it  sports, exercise, quilting, cooking, or any activity that we participate in and feel strongly about. A Sports obsession is a little more unique; … Continue reading

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Sometimes when hand-painting a piece I find that the sum of the parts exceeds the whole.  Sometimes the results surprise me.  Seldom do they disappoint.   This time is no exception. Firstly – the dyes did not set properly.  The actual … Continue reading

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