by Y E.
Sometimes we lose track of where we are in our knitting. I lose track when I do not file my papers. Immediately after the WCKG November 2007 meeting I wrote about Ivan Sayers’ presentation, & lost it. Now I must dig into Yeats’ “rag and bone shop of the […]
Posts for the 'Reviews' Category
Reviews of knitting books, yarns, webites, classes, events… interviews with designers, authors, teachers… all about something or someone knitterly!
by Y E.
Book Review: Novelty Yarn by Leanne Dyck
Review by: Pat D
A little biographical, a little fantastic. A little history lesson, a little knitting lesson. These words sum up my impressions of the audio book Novelty Yarn, written and read by Leanne Dyck of oknitting.com.
I was presented with a copy of the CD when I agreed to […]
Close-knit groups revive grandmother’s favourite domestic art; Knitting and crocheting are not only back in style, they’re also a way of helping the less fortunate
Yvonne Zacharias. The Vancouver Sun. Vancouver, B.C.:Apr 14, 2007. p. F14
(Copyright Vancouver Sun 2007)
For more reading, view the full article at the Vancouver Sun website.
Urban Yarns hosts a Tuesday evening Knitting Group, at their Vancouver store, from 6:30 p.m to 9:00 p.m. during Fall, Winter and Spring (not in the Summer). Everyone is welcome. The address is 4421 West 10th Avenue and the phone number is 604-228-1122.
So Simple knits : a fabulous collection of 24 fashion
and fun designs
Compassionate knitting : finding basic goodness in the work of our hands
Manning, Tara Jon
Teach yourself visually knitting
Big girl knits : 25 big, bold projects shaped for real women with real curves
Inspired cable knits : 20 […]
Last summer I discovered knitting podcasts and now I’m a fan. I had heard about them but I finally overcame my unfamiliarity with the technology and listened to one – and was immediately hooked. I couldn’t stop talking about how wonderful they were. It’s like listening to a radio show about knitting, and it’s […]
What a treat! A whole week of fibre-related workshops, cute and gentle fibre animals, and good ol’ prairie hospitality. That’s Fibre Week in Olds, Alberta.
This event is held each summer at Olds College, an institution with a long history of providing agricultural education. In the summers it hosts events of all sorts. During Fibre Week […]
Prolific author and knitter Donna Druchunas is visiting with the WCKG today as part of the blog tour for her newest book, Arctic Lace. Be sure to visit some of the other stops on the tour, and add any questions you have in the comments below, as Donna herself may respond!
Arctic Lace: Knitting Projects and […]
A while back I found this really cool Random Stripe Generator on the internet. It’s exactly as it sounds. It’s a little free program (a script actually) that will randomly create a stripe pattern in your chosen colour combination. Simply select the colours you want to use and the width (number of rows) of your […]
While shopping locally in mid-August, I spotted the new “The Knit Lite™” knitting needles which I had read about on the Internet. As my hubby and I were planning a September camping trip, I thought they would be fun to try at the campsite during the longer evenings. All summer, a few […]
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