Monthly Archives: November 2013

Whonnock Weavers and 2 new scarves

Yesterday I attended the Whonnock Weavers and Spinners Guild Annual Show and Sale.  This event stands out for several reasons.  First, the venue is spectacular!  The Whonnock Lake Centre is located in Whonnock Lake Park, and the room has lovely … Continue reading

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A Sad Week

This has been a very sad week for our family.  Earlier this week, my mother-in-law passed away peacefully.  She was both a complicated and simple person, and she lived for her family.  Her greatest joy was holding a baby on … Continue reading

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Weaving and the Language of Visual Art

At lunch with hand-weaving and spinning friends the other day, the conversation turned to the vocabulary we use, and whether the language of painters and other visual artists can also be applied to weaving.  When creating a hand-woven work, whether … Continue reading

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Soft & Squishy

Remember this?   It is now this:  four yummy skeins of soft and squishy woolen spun yarn.      I’m not sure what I am going to make with it yet, but loved the experience of spinning these natural coloured Moorit … Continue reading

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