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Local Knitting: Me and Topsy Farms

Local Knitting: Me and Topsy Farms

I’ve been working on and off on a pillow design for Topsy Farms. I’ve written about Topsy Farms before – run by Sally Bowen and Ian Murray, Topsy is located on Amherst Island, about two and a half hours east of Toronto – in other words, one ferry east of Prince Edward County. I was born near Amherst Island, in Amherstview, and it was my father’s first charge after graduating from theological school at Knox College, University of Toronto. My parents moved back to Amherst Island decades later, and my father was again the minister at St. Paul’s, so I have roots there. Our kids loved their time traipsing through A.I. farmers’ fields, watching cows get milked in barns, and feeding Topsy Farms lambs with baby bottles. (Read More)

Happy International Women's Day

Happy International Women's Day

In honour of International Women’s Day, here is my latest Pussy Hat. It’s for the women (and all humans), who are taking care of our planet. (Read More)

Make way for pussyhats

Make way for pussyhats

Today is the March on Washington.  My pussyhat efforts are all but done.  Four of my pussyhats have gone to Washington with Tracey Erin Smith,  and Savoy Howe,  and Soulo Theatre (awesome artist Kerry Furneaux knit up another three for the Soulomobile as well).  My remaining three pussyhats will be marching locally here in Toronto. (Read More)