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Column: You'll Get By With a Little Help from Your Friends (or Not)

My new motto: if you can’t nail a #50DayWellnessChallenge, at least surround yourself by people who can. There is a good chance their success will rub off. 624 more words


Snow Mandalas: Talking to Simon Beck

In 2012, I got the chance to write about snow-artist, Simon Beck, for a piece for Kootenay Mountain Culture magazine.

Passionate and quirky, he was hoping to secure some form of sponsorship, so he could keep leaving his marks in snow, improve his camera equipment and work on a book. 591 more words

The trouble with Soumak, or why TV is good for your knitting

I love almost everything about the Soumak Scarf Wrap.  First, it is beautiful:

The pattern, designed by Lisa Richardson for Rowan 54, appeals to me on every level. 646 more words


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  405 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