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Episode 109: Radiate, Singles Yarn in Weaving & Colour Mixing

Welcome to the show! Happy New Year! For many, we are well into the swing of January and the new season but I hope your holiday break was lovely, restful and full of making. Do you have any plans or goals for the new year? Anything you'd like to accomplish? I know there are a… Continue reading Episode 109: Radiate, Singles Yarn in Weaving & Colour Mixing

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Episode 104 Live: Weaving & Warping; Opposing Plies Yarn

Thank you for tuning in this week! We had to move the Live Stream one week early due to an unbelievable number of field trips this month. I love the Fall and the cool, crisp mornings, which are perfect for wearing sweaters and shawls; however, the number of pumpkin patch trips is a bit overwhelming.… Continue reading Episode 104 Live: Weaving & Warping; Opposing Plies Yarn

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The Language of Love

Today is my son's 5th birthday! How has the time passed this quickly?! I hope you are celebrating something wonderful this summer, too! My dear friend Katrina recently released a line of yarn to honour her friend Ann, who is currently battling cancer and just finished receiving a round of chemo in the States as… Continue reading The Language of Love

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Episode 69: Sheep to Shawl

Thank you for tuning in this week – I really appreciated everyone who continues to follow the show week after week. Thank you especially to our Patreon subscribers who keep the show on the air week in and out. There will be a LIVE Stream for Patreon subscribers this weekend: Sunday, May 14th at 0800hrs… Continue reading Episode 69: Sheep to Shawl

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woven: Combo Spin Scarf

While this is too long and I spoke about it length on this episode, I thought I would share some photos of my recent woven FO. I used my Leading Men Fiber Arts and Spunky Eclectic handspun yarn that I spun in August 2015. It was over-twisted but lovely and light from spinning it over… Continue reading woven: Combo Spin Scarf

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Layers of Influence: Tradition versus Fast Fashion

A few weekends ago, I had the opportunity to take my mom and join our guild on a curator’s tour of a current exhibition at the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia. As we were driving out to the Vancouver Campus, it was a lot like coming home because my husband and… Continue reading Layers of Influence: Tradition versus Fast Fashion