Last December I wrote about my accomplishments for the year gone by, and my hopes for 2019. It was very interesting to read through and see what I thought would happen, and compare it to the reality. I. Intentions That Came True… Sort Of A. The Year of the Sweater I declared 2019 to be … More How 2019 Went
This is how I’ll remember Elisapee. Kind, generous, surrounded by family, being honored and well-cared for. Last week I had the incredible gift of being able to go back to Iqaluit to spend some time with Elisapee and her family during her last few days. She looked very different; I didn’t take pictures of her … More Anaanannguara
I have been gripped by weaver fever. I talked a little bit in last months round up about how I was graciously loaned a tapestry loom by a new friend. Not content to be limited to tapestry weaving, I watched this super helpful video from Ashford about getting started with rigid heddle weaving, and hacked … More Why Am I Weaving?
We’re moving in two days. All in all, the move is going very well. I’m so thankful for all the help we are receiving. I’m a bit of a wreck, to be honest, but I know we’re going to make it. This month has been all about the move. I’ve been in a continual state … More June Check-in: Packing, Finishing, Goodbyes
I had one wish with regard to my Northmavine Hoody. As I beavered away on it, I watched anxiously to see if my wish would come true. By the time I was working on the yoke, I was starting to see purple shoots come up. While I knitted the hood, those shoots grew into leaves … More Northmavine in Iqaluit
There’s nothing like a Holy Thursday service to put in perspective being miserable at church. I live the experience of many parents who bring their young kids to church. I am fortunate that our current congregation has become very welcoming toward children. But tonight was Holy Thursday. The service started at the kids’ bedtime, and … More Carried
Have you heard of this book? If you spin yarn, I’d bet an ounce of cashmere that you’ve heard of it. It was published last year by the woman who is right now at the exact centre of the whirling evolution of the yarn-spinning subculture: Jacey Boggs-Faulkner, editor of PLY Magazine. It’s the first book … More 51 Yarns, Here We Come!