April 2008

Yikes!

Yikes!

I just saw that my last post shows an albeit unseasonable snow storm from my balcony. It has been a while, hasn’t it? The retreat on Quadra Island was amazing. Paulette, a friend from my Guild and I traveled and roomed together. Early Friday morning we flew to Campbell River in a tiny plane – we could see right into the cockpit and out the front window. Another Guild friend, Lynn acted as our tour guide, picking us up from the airport and taking us on a read more

Magical knitting effects

Magical knitting effects

A quick post as I’m madly getting ready to go the the Spring Knitting Retreat on Quadra Island. Look at the cherry trees across the street on that crazy snowy day the other day. I did manage to start a Chloë sweater on that uncharacteristic day. Chloë has its challenges because it depends on a striping yarn with even sized bands of solid colour and jacquard sections. The jacquard sections are knit in stocking stitch and read more