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Recent yarns for sale

See something you like? Send me an email: lordal (at) gmail (dot) com. Prices are in USD and I accept PayPal, Venmo, and Interac e-transfers.         ‘Macaron’ — 125 yards, light fingering/laceweight, alpaca/coloured silk. $20 + shipping. … Continue reading

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PSA: Free yarn for a good cause

My new favourite go-to website for workhorse yarns (eg, Cascade 220), is Yarn Canada. Just quick, unremunerated public service announcement that they are giving away $2000 in free yarn to individuals and groups who will use that yarn for charity … Continue reading

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Giveaway at The Blue Brick

My good friend Shireen is giving away two copies of her lovely new book on making resin jewellery. I have to admit that I’m biased as I had a hand in its production, but my opinion is at least informed … Continue reading

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experiment

This is really just a test to see if I can post from my phone, as I’m settled in a park in Montreal with a beer (and wisely, no knitting). I washed the skein above, possibly permanently dyeing my bathtub … Continue reading

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More Montreal

It’s late (well, Toronto late) and I’m done work for the night. I’m thinking about my next trip to Montreal, which is coming right up, and about the last one, whose memories still flood my daydreams regularly. In lieu of … Continue reading

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Ontario Handspinning Seminar 2013

I’ve been in Ontario for five years. And for four of those years, I knew about the Ontario Handspinning Seminar (OHS), an annual conference of handspinning enthusiasts, but I was never able to go. Either I was working and couldn’t … Continue reading

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Rigid heddle houndstooth/pinwheel scarf

            After a long, graduate school-induced blog slumber, I decided it was time for a new post. And so I went through some photos of my more recent fibre arts projects, including this handwoven scarf, … Continue reading

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