Slip cable hat

A pattern by Katya Frankel. I love this pattern. This hat is a gift for a friend of mine. An Archaeologist who has taught me all that I know about archaeology. I hope she likes it.


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Rainy Day

Rainy day

Our world is small,
Small enough for me to feel,
The exhausting guilt of things I can’t change.
So I keep it near and it breeds,
Growing in my soul.
I can feel it aching.
Rainy day aches,
When the wind changes,
And the damp sets in.


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Big blue

Here is the Big Blue hat I’m knitting for an archaeology tech I’ve worked with the past 7 summers. It’s actually a big purple hat but the yarn is Big Blue 100% Blue Face Leicester yarn from Fleece Artist. One of my favourite yarns.
I love how it is finished at the top. The pattern is from ravelry. The gargantuan Melon by Carla Martin.



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So last night I finished reading Roost by Ali Bryan. It was one of the best stories I’ve read in awhile. A first novel by this author. What is it with first novels? First novels join the group of other amazing firsts I guess. Including The first kiss. I was impressed by the honesty of the novel. I felt the emotions of the main character who is a single parent with two young children. I laughed, cried, and goofed up right along with her. I loved it!! A quick read but very satisfying.


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Morris East

Today I’m galavanting in Halifax. I started at The Loop yarn store and found some beautiful yarns. I wish I could share the feel of them. Soft and luxurious.
I’m sitting in the cemetery across from St Mary’s Basilica writing this post. I stopped in because I like the peacefulness of cemeteries and also because I had the feeling I may have some ancestors here. I actually do. I remember their names from my research. Samuel Rudolph died at 90 years of age in 1826. Imagine! His wives are buried beside him.
I found a restaurant on Morris St, Morris East that has gluten free pizza. The pizza was a fried egg and Avocado wood fired pizza. It was very good. I had a salted Caramel gluten free tart for dessert, which I’m recovering from at the moment. Oh my was it sweet goodness!! Take a look, do I not look content.






I want to knit those socks! This beautiful smocked sweater also has to be in my queue. It’s knit with Berroco, one of my fav yarns.


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Catch up

So I’ve been knitting, dancing, reading lately but not sharing.

Tuesday Night knitting group:



Osmena Hat:

Which I finished today while I ate this lovely lunch by the cool folk at The Rolled Oat:


I will be starting Flamenco lessons next week so I picked up this lace skirt for my class:

New book to start. I heard a lot of great things about it, Canadian author, whoop whoop!!


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A Day of Knitting

I finished the Milo tunic today. I also was busy making a stuffed bunny. It turned out really cute. I designed a little dress for the bunny to match the tunic.

The Wool and Tart today had wonderful food offerings. Ginger and carrot soup which I shared with a friend.

I also finished my Very pretty lace scarf.


I’m planning on posting the finished bunny after I receive a photo. Everyone fell in love with the Sunny Bunny pattern. It’s off Ravelry.

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