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anniversary

Thirteen years ago I took up an offer from a little shop in Montreal called Ariadne Knits (may she rest in peace) to come and teaching some spinning classes (the yarn kind, not the crazy people on stationary bikes). I … Continue reading

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It’s the future, apparently

Welcome to my moribund blog! I hear blogs are dead anyway, but since this site seems to provide useful information (especially about spinning wheels from Quebec), I’ve decided to leave it be for a while longer. I hear all the … Continue reading

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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.               ‘Sugarplum’ — I’m not sure about the … 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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