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Travel > My Vacation in Canada Part 2

My Vacation in Canada Part 2

When we arrived back at Marg's house I was greeted by angel who isn't and shown to my room where I unpacked and setled in, the first night I was in bed by 9.30pm as jet lag had caught up with me. I was awoken on the Sunday morning by the smell of freshly baked muffins and coffee and had a wonderful breakfast, later we went to a craft fair near the house but I forgot to take my camera so no pics of that day.

The next day we had breakfast an had some fun dyeing sock yarn in preperation for marg teaching me how to knit socks.

my first attempt

the end result

The next day we met DH for lunch at harbour quay and I had chance to snap some photos from the top of the clock tower.

Back on the ground there was some really nice native carvings of birds and a huge fountain with salmon carved out of stone.

After walking round a few stores it was time to go home and carry on with the sock knitting which I have now become addicted to lol

To be continued................

posted on Nov 29, 2010 5:37 AM ()


I hope one of you posts a picture of the completed socks so we can see how it knitted up.
comment by troutbend on Nov 30, 2010 3:34 PM ()
I'll bet Marg showed you a wonderful time during your visit.
comment by redimpala on Nov 29, 2010 11:00 AM ()
i bought so much yarn while i was there i had to leave some of my clothes and i left the socks for marg to finish and post with my other clothes i knitted one and 3 quarters but i was hooked and wanted to start a pair for adrian
comment by janeway4eva on Nov 29, 2010 7:39 AM ()
There was a fantastic view from the harbour - I envy you for seeing some of the delights of that country It has to be so fulfilling to be actually dying the yarn before knitting with it - different from just going to the wool shop and merely purchasing it - reminiscent of days long gone, sadly
Looking forward to reading some more Hey, how bad is the snow with you? Here in Wales it's awful!
comment by febreze on Nov 29, 2010 6:53 AM ()
the snow is not to bad here compared to canada lol this is nothing really, yeah dyeing your own is fun we had fun mixing kool aid an acid dyes no two colours are ever the same
reply by janeway4eva on Nov 29, 2010 7:37 AM ()
Beautiful area, how fun. Looking forward to seeing those socks.
comment by anacoana on Nov 29, 2010 6:35 AM ()

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