Lost and Found

Confession: I lose track of things, even things I knit. What’s worse is when I lose track of not-quite-completed knits. I have this vague concept that they’re out there somewhere, languishing in the bottom of a bag only a few (or many) rows or hours from completion. This doesn’t include projects with ends that need to be woven in; those…

When Knitters Travel

I ended up with one of those weird back-to-back travel events when I was actually home for not quite a full weekend. Throw in some pre-Christmas activities and regular weekend commitments and something had to give. In this case, it was laundry. I managed to wash enough clothes to dump back in my suitcase. It’s a short trip so I…

My 6 Travel Must Haves

There’s a lot of travel with my job in the fall. This year particularly there seems to be more extended stay trips. Overnight trips are a bit easier; a change of clothes and you’re done. I’m currently beginning a four night trip and besides the complication of trying to decide what I think I’m going to want to wear three…

Aunt Bon’s Bonbon

I love the look of knitted toys. They’re cute and cuddly (especially with a squishy yarn). Everyone loves a stuffed animal. They do tend to have one major drawback in my eyes though: all the fiddly little ends to sew in.   I tried a couple of projects that were categorized as “seamless” but that didn’t necessarily mean no sewing.…

Dear New Brunswick Politicians

The last 48 hours have been crazy, right?   As we all spent yesterday and today learning about what the procedure actually is when there is no majority government and the current government has fewer seats than the opposition (there’s some lessons there I don’t remember from Grade 9 Social Studies) one theme kept recurring over and over: we’ll be…