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Author of Make It Mighty Ugly, due out in fall 2014. Also, writer and editor, pusher of Mighty Ugly (the workshops), lover of nachos and summer camp.

Yup, it would seem I’m doing intarsia. 198/365 #yearofmaking #knitting #intarsia #colorwork #sleepbot3000 #mochimochiland
Our backyard is a campground this weekend! #boler #trillium #campershenanigans
I’ve been going through old photos on Flickr, preparing for my Creative Mornings talk August 1st on the stories we tell ourselves about failure. Came upon this pic of me and Cleo on Vancouver Island a few years ago. Just in time for Throwback Thursday! #tbt
More grey knitting! 197/365 #yearofmaking #knitting #sleepbot3000
I cast on to knit a smaller version of @mochimochiland’s brilliant robot pillow Sleepbot 3000. Deets:

Back when I was finishing up the capybara I made for my friend’s daughter, Owen got hold of the book the pattern was in –

I cast on to knit a smaller version of @mochimochiland’s brilliant robot pillow Sleepbot 3000. Deets:

Back when I was finishing up the capybara I made for my friend’s daughter, Owen got hold of the book the pattern was in –

Our neighbours, with Greg’s help, got the mayor to sign a certificate recognizing the neighbourliness and community service of Bill and Shirley, who have lived on our block for 57 years. CTV came to film today as our neighbour Chris (with his son here) presented Shirley with a plaque and a key to the block. Bill is dying, and we’re all going to miss him very, very much. (Vancouver, you can watch the segment tomorrow evening on CTV news at 6:55pm.) #community #neighbours #vancouver #igersvancouver
Sometimes, you knit two rows and call it a (totally exhausted) night. 196/365 #yearofmaking #knitting #sleepbot3000

Starred Review in Library Journal

ICYMI: I’m still happy dancing over Library Journal’s starred review of Make It Mighty Ugly!

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When the mail arrived yesterday there was happy dancing all around (to the confused, if not horrified, wonder of our new next-door neighbours), for I received a hard copy of the first review of Make It Mighty Ugly. It’s a starred review, man.

Oh, my, so much happy dancing.

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Casting on to make O a robot pillow, as requested by the little dude. I love this book so much! (It’s Huge and Huggable Mochimochi.) 195/365 #yearofmaking #knitting #mochimochiland #pillow #robot #crafts
Ayee! Starred review! Just got a copy of the Library Journal issue with a review of Make It Mighty Ugly on page 85! #happydance