Thursday, November 26, 2009

MY olympic sweater

Not too thrilled by the Dale or The Bay Olympic sweaters (the former is dull and the latter is machine knitted!), I am going to make my own

There will be maple leaves (thanks Liz for the charts) borrowed from an old Mary Maxim sweater (there was a beaver involved - but he will be absent from mine), greens, red, some blues, some white and a few snowflakes.

All seems pretty February 2010 in Whistler BC to me.

What do you think?

Oh and the yarn .......... Lopi of course - what could be more Canadian that a yarn grown and spun in Iceland!

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Remembrance Day

In memory of Dexter Colwell and William Pachal of the South Alberta Regiment whose lives were lost during the battle to close the Falaise Gap at St Lambert sur Dives, France on the night of August 20/21, 1944.

We remember for those who no longer can