Monthly Archives: November 2016

Intro to Tapestry Weaving in Toronto

How lucky I was when I went searching for knitting yarn for my ongoing touque project. I checked out a new yarn shop called EweKnit Designs on Bloor Street at Shaw ¬†http://eweknit.co/ ¬†Spectacular store with massive stock of yarn, quilting … Continue reading

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Knitting and painting

Having left all my weaving supplies in Cape Breton, my hands were missing yarn. So, I bought some wool and began to knit touques. I haven’t knitted in years so it is taking me a while to get some skill … Continue reading

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Bicycle!

Getting around Toronto isn’t always easy. I have biked in the City for many years and keenly felt the lack of a bicycle when I arrived back here. So I bought myself a lovely simple bike on sale. I am … Continue reading

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Hiking 16 km in Mulmur

Breaking up the process of setting up my condo seemed important so all that was punctuated with a long Bruce Trail Association hike with an old friend.

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St. Lawrence River Sunset

Riviere du Loup provided me with a most astonishing sunset and the only set of pictures I took on my travels back to the Big Smoke. Finding glorious natural beauty beyond Cape Breton made me hopeful for this fall/winter transition. … Continue reading

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Cape Breton in late September

In summer, I decided to spend this coming winter in Toronto and to spend Thanksgiving with my adult children, something I hadn’t done since moving to Cape Breton a few years ago. Leaving Cape Breton at this most beautiful time … Continue reading

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Green and Blue Ikat Scarves

There was a bit of resistance to creating another set of ikat scarves right before the Fibre Festival in Baddeck, given how much work they are. Nevertheless I decided to go ahead and did this set with an additional colour, … Continue reading

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