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I told my friend Marielle that I would do a post with some of my photos from the Cowichan Cultural Center… err, Centre (Canada) over a month ago. (If you would like to read more about the development of the Cowichan Sweater, the Wikipedia article is useful.) The Cowichan started knitting right after sheep were

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Some of are of the ilk where we clean up for company by throwing things into a box to get things looking good. Some of married people of that ilk. This approach has it’s pluses and minuses, and I’ll say no more of that right now. But sometimes there are fun surprises. Tuesday I opened

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I should really unsubscribe from almost all mailing lists I’m on, but especially the newsletters from yarn stores and digital scrapbooking stores. Double especially from yarn stores, in fact.  A little over a week ago Blazing Needles sent out an e-mail saying that they were having a Malabrigo Madness event. Meaning that they had gotten

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I am not very good about holidays since I got married. We have Valentine’s alternatives, Mike’s not that into Christmas (though he will play along nicely when asked), Halloween feels like too much pressure, and Easter hasn’t gotten it’s due since my mom’s side of the family got too big to have everyone over in

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