Building a Mystery, Clue 1

Warning: “Spoilers” Ahead for the Summertide Shawl MKAL This week’s knitting has mostly been about the Summertide Shawl Mystery Knit A Long (Summertide MKAL).  I had everything locked, loaded, and ready for the clue to drop on Thursday morning here in Ottawa (Helen Stewart, the designer, lives in London, England and actually puts the clues… Continue reading Building a Mystery, Clue 1

Almonte, The (Knitter) Friendly Town

For the long weekend, we decided to take a little local road trip to a nearby small town we’d somehow never ventured to before, Almonte, Ontario.  Only about 30 minutes west of Ottawa, this little mill town has a vital, fun downtown core, and was a treasure trove of knitter friendly items, even for a… Continue reading Almonte, The (Knitter) Friendly Town