Category Archives: Knitting

Hands2Help, Vogue 9057, row quilts, novels and knitting

Dear Vi, Put your hands together and wish a happy 7th anniversary to the Hands2Help Charity Quilt Challenge! Sarah has graciously reminded us that this weekend is the first linky party to show our progress on our quilts. I’ve gone through … Continue reading

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Knitting a Novel: on and off the needles

Did I tell you that I finished my novel again? This isn’t the first time I’ve finished it, of course. The first finished draft was the equivalent of a scarf knitted up in open lace-work. Silky threads to hold everything … Continue reading

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A Hallowe’en Knitting Nightmare 

…is spending the evening trying to get a hank of wool out of its crazy 8 formation and into a ball I can actually knit with.  Help!

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Meanwhile, I knit

Sometimes writing a novel feels an awful lot like waiting. And what does any sane person do while waiting? I’m trying to figure out the last chapter of this novel I’m working on. I mean, I know how it ends, … Continue reading

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The Heebie Jeebies

It had been a dark and stormy afternoon, so after supper Sam and I decided to get out for a walk before it got too dark.  Or at least before it started to rain again. It was kinda spooky, to … Continue reading

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On the Needles: Knitting lace on the Snaring River

Mr. C and I went camping in Jasper National Park this week, where we discovered the Snaring River campground.  The perfect place to plant my chair and listen to the rushing water, clicking needles and my own thoughts for a … Continue reading

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