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Happy Labour Day (yes, I’m Canadian & there’s a “U” in there!) How was your summer break ? . . It seems to have flown by, although we’re having some pretty beautiful days so I can pretend it’s still late-summer (which … Continue reading

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Knit Front & Back Increase :: A 5-Minute Handwork Homeschool Lesson

. In this 5-Minute Handwork Homeschool Lesson, you’ll learn how to do the Knit Front & Back Increase. . If your child is just learning to knit (or you are), I highly recommend this technique. Learning to make increases in … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Mamas & the Children They Knit With

(+ mini Knitting Blog Hop!) I think there are 2 kinds of homeschooling Waldorf  Mamas when presented with the idea of teaching their children how to knit …

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Brainstorming in Paris ! The Story of The KNIT Lessons

~ UPDATE ~ The last 2 Sessions of The KNIT Lessons SOLD OUT !! Click HERE to get all the details about the Spring 2016 Session. This is my new studio in the attic of the Louvre.  Cool, eh?!  I’ve always dreamed … Continue reading

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{ VIDEO} Knit Lace – A Short Introduction

If you’ve ever wanted to know how to knit LACE – watch this short video to learn HOW!

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Winding a Ball of Yarn: A 5-Minute Handwork Homeschool Lesson

“Centre-Pull” Ball  Here is a quick video which will show you how to wind any yarn or string or ribbon into a “Centre-Pull” ball.  

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A Call to Yarns….

When I was in university, I majored in Mediaeval Studies.  I was fascinated by the language (mostly Latin with a bit of middle English), the clothes (yes, I’ve made more than a few mediaeval gowns), the philosophy (I LOVED reading … Continue reading

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