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The Lisa Loom has also arrived


Just after Labour day the first of my Louet Lisa loom order made it to my place. I ordered the small size as I like it for teaching. Here is a box: And all the parts that it comes with. … Continue reading

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So many updates! This time Erica is coming!!


I’m excited that Louet has a new table loom (The Erica) that will be coming later this year, and I pre-ordered 3 versions! I can’t wait to get some pictures of a 2-shaft version, a 4-shaft version and all the … Continue reading

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The Flax Cometh


Its soooo pretty! Thank goodness a phenomenal amount sprouted. The garden patch feels a lot less bare now. All the varieties are growing nicely. Marilyn Melina Calista Vesta    

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Getting Ready for the Summer


I am officially in two shows this year – the Twist Festival in St Andre-Avelline, QC in August and the Woodstock Fleece Festival in October. After a great small discussion with a friend yesterday, I have a glimpse of my … Continue reading

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Mowhawk Hat


Have been looking at funky wig hats lately… I hand dyed a bunch of thick mop cotton. Using 8mm needles, I made a bunch of hats testing out some sizes. Once I had the size right, I made this! When … Continue reading

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The Stitch Bandwagon


I too felt the need to learn the crocodile stitch and made an elf boot(ie)! I used 2 strands of Lanaknits Hempwol on 6mm needles. A third strand for the heel. I keep mulling over the colours I want to … Continue reading

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Hearts, hearts hearts, and a few more!


So here they are. All the test knitting I have been doing in the last little while that match up with the new pattern I’m testing out! I started with a single heart in a shawlette or bandana, and moved … Continue reading

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