Monthly Archives: January 2015

Fibres West 2015 in Vancouver, BC

Fibres West is only a few weeks away and we’re busy collecting and preparing a great mass of fibre for the two day festival and trade show. The 7th annual fibre event is being held at the Cloverdale Exhibition’s Agriplex … Continue reading

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Smarming Silk

Oh, the thrill of the chase, the exhilaration of finding something that shifts connections between man and nature. The more I read about silk, the greater my appreciation of man’s drive to create beauty and of nature’s generosity in providing it. … Continue reading

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Chaotic Pazzo Collection

Sharon just made up a couple of skeins for her Pazzo Collection Yarn to take to a Metchosin knitters group on Tuesday. Pazzo is Italian for crazy! And these wild skeins are crazy indeed. The inspiration came from Saturday’s visit to … Continue reading

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Farm to Fleece. Getting Fleeced in Metchosin!

We braved the damp chill of the early morning to head to Parry Bay Farm in Metchosin at 7am this morning to choose fleece. About 100 of John and Lorraine’s sheep were being sheared today, just ahead of lambing season. … Continue reading

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