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Our Crafting Demo Day

Recently we held a crafting demo day for Voluntary Arts Week (6 – 15 May). We wanted to create an opportunity to allow people to experience craft as a relaxing pastime, an escape from the stressors of everyday life or as a way of pleasantly passing the time should they suffer from health issues that might otherwise inhibit them. 154 more words

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Not much Mystery here...

… but still, I am doing a CAL of my own, just this one (Sharon, what were you thinking, starting three???), and it’s going pretty well so far. 154 more words

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May Flowers

So, in my little corner of the crafty world it is the season of the Mystery Crochet Along or MCAL for short.

I signed up for two separate MCALS, and bought two colour packs for one. 122 more words

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Don't we all just love a KAL??!

A KAL, for those who don’t know, is a ‘knit along’… Where knitters from all over our wee world (sometimes as wee as a Starbucks!) knit the same pattern, or with the same yarn, or any pattern by a specific designer.. 229 more words

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A new obsession?

Last week a dear yarnie friend of mine (aren’t they the best kind? ­čśŹ) invited me over for a spinning lesson! I was so excited! I had fairytale┬ávisions and (for some reason!) imagined that I would instantly be good at it and it would be super relaxing.. 206 more words

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A Pleasant Day

Every once in awhile, our knitting group spends a┬álovely Saturday or Sunday afternoon in town drinking tea, eating cake, and generally just hanging out. It’s always pleasant and relaxing. 111 more words

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An ode to Stephen West...

Ok so I use the word ‘ode’ loosely.. But yeah.. Don’t we all love our Stephen?!
He is a pattern writing genius.. As anyone who has knit the Doodler can vouche! 210 more words

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