Category Archives: Knitting

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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Highway Knitting

We’re home! We got home last night after what felt like a (relatively) short drive. The trip that usually takes three nights only took two this time. That’s because instead of driving the entire Alaska Highway, we cut a loop … Continue reading

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Following the Lilacs North

The Collins’ are back in the Land of the Midnight Sun! This year I brought a knitting project with me to keep my hands occupied when it wasn’t my turn to drive…quite a feat with this guy on my lap. … Continue reading

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