End of Season

Lobster fishing season doesn’t end with as much fan fare as it opens, but it is met with a different kind of excitement: traps come out of the water to be overhauled; trucks and trailers laden with them line the wharves and roads. The day that started grey and overcast brightened by the end but…

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An End and a Beginning

After months of being “almost done” I finally settled in and finished the afterthought heels on my Rainbow socks: And best of all – it’s my first Christmas gift done (only 6 months to the big day – Yikes!) Rainbow Socks Pattern: Sock Recipe Yarn: Knit Picks Felici Rainbow (new Felici colours are now available…

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#KnitFail: Toy Airplane Edition Version 2.0

I swear I am not a complete idiot. I may not be a rocket scientist, but I have a somewhat reasonable grasp of the English language. I’ve always considered myself someone who enjoys reading. I believe my comprehension level is somewhere in the average range. I’ve managed to hold down a job for 20+ years.…

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Diary of a Sock Construction

It feels like I’ve been knitting these socks forever. And looking at my Instagram feed, it certainly feels that way.  Apparently, these socks began their life at Groundfish meeting in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, in March. They then travelled to a Harbour Authority conference in Moncton, NB: And passed some time waiting for a meeting with…

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