draped in summer . . . .

Three finished objects are having their day in the sun . . . . . . The first is the Winter Wander Shawl designed by Helen Stewart of Curious Handmade. I knit it in Hedgehog Fibres Twist Sock, Granny Colourway (garter stitch section), and Rowan Kidsilk Haze (beaded...

magical moments

  I’m feeling giddy! Tonight I will see my knitting and crocheting work in 3-D on the big screen! BFG was filmed in Vancouver.  I was blessed to work with Joanna Johnston, costume designing guru, to create many whimsical pieces for this film. I have caught...

making all the things . . . . .

I apologize for my absence over the past few weeks. How have you been doing? This is the time of year when The Firsties are sharing their learning, and we have just put a big production to bed. Three months ago we began writing our own play, based on a favourite...

oh so yellow. . . .

Happy Sunshine and Dandelions! Nature is back making us crazy with all her Spring colour ways – the ones that always work!  Felicity Ford created these beautiful wrist warmers. Has she seen my front yard?  During the Spring there are many yellow splotches around...

fresh and new. . .

Happy Easter to you! I hope there is a little something pretty peeking at you tomorrow; perhaps a beautifully wrapped chocolate,  freshly picked flowers, something cute and fluffy, or (the predictable part now) a lovely hank of yarn barely visible in a handmade...