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Stainsby - a Sweater in Alpaca Colour

Hurrah – I’ve finally finished Stainsby from the Rowan Alpaca Colour Collection.  I started knitting this jumper at Easter, then put it aside to take part in the  404 more words


Tinking Buckland

I love this jumper by Lisa Richardson. I love the colour and the yarn and I love the pattern – even if i did have to lengthen the torso a bit. 182 more words

Projects - Sometimes Ambitious, Sometimes Not

Autumn Salsa - a Hat in Big Wool Colour

Hello Autumn!

Meet Salsa, a hat designed by Lisa Richardson and knitted in Big Wool Colour from Rowan Yarns.

My daughter loves her new hat – she’s a big fan of slouchy hats with bobbles… 194 more words


Column: The Kindergarten Karma of Alpine Huts

A few weeks ago, the Huffington Post ran a story: how rock climbing helps you lead a happier, healthier life.

Noooooo! I thought. It’s hard enough to find parking on the weekend at the Smoke Bluffs. 602 more words


Saving bees, seeds and sanity, one scrappy garden at a time

On the news this morning: Canadian beekeepers (who tellingly, refer to themselves as a “community” rather than an “industry”) are launching a class action suit against the makers of neonicotinoid pesticides, for the damage (havoc) their products have caused to bee populations. 697 more words

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