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1st of my spring knits ~ Rowan Tetra Cotton

Rowan has introduced Tetra Cotton (100% cotton) for this spring / summer season.

This yarn is constructed in a unique way, using 4 shades to create an interesting colour palette.  685 more words

Rowan

Meditate on This

When the third person recommended I take up meditation, I started to get worried. Was I so obviously manifesting a strung-out vibe? I know meditation is trending in tech circles, but I was getting the nudge from grounded health practitioners and wellness advisors who threw it out at the end of a visit about something else entirely. 649 more words

Lisa Richardson

Big Green Fuzzy

I recently finished this sweater, just in time to pack it away for next fall. It was really cold here this winter, and I wanted a big fuzzy sweater. 361 more words

Knitting Etc.

Top down, flat & sideways part #2

The other day I wrote about top down sweaters.  Today I will talk about flat sweaters.

PART #2 I like the structure of flat sweater patterns.  349 more words

Top down, flat & sideways part #1

Top down in the round, flat or sideways, these are the most commonly knit sweaters techniques. It can be daunting to choose which is the best and everyone has a different opinion.  314 more words

Column: Beware the Groove of a Familiar (but Bad Habit)

(On the subject of habits and grooves, may I offer a big congratulations to Winds of Change Steering Committee Member, Cedric Jones, who just celebrated his 21st “birthday” of sobriety. 754 more words

Wellness

The Magician's Hour - Paul Morrison is still the King of Light

When Paul Morrison and I met to chat for this Tip of the Toque profile in the latest SBC Skier magazine, we got way-sidetracked discussing the tar sands, Harper, Burnaby Mountain, CEO salaries, whether it’s possible to have an adventurous and fulfilling life with kids, and how hard it has become to find a parking space in Whistler during Christmas week (even if you have lived here for 40 years.) Maybe it was the beers (Whistler Brewing Chestnut Ale. 582 more words

Lisa Richardson