Canada150

If you live north of the 49th parallel, no doubt you celebrated Canada Day. It was the 150th anniversary of Confederation, so kind of a big deal. Newfoundland, being the eastern-most province with the distinction of it's very own time zone, got to kick off the party. In anticipation of the nation-wide celebration, I scoured … Continue reading Canada150

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Home is where the Art is

Normally, it's my crafty street art that's warm and fuzzy but today it's the message. I've got a bit of a surplus of projects on the go right now. In anticipation of the best week of the year for a knitting, street crafter I am simultaneously working on a few things, some of which are almost … Continue reading Home is where the Art is

Free NFLD Yarnbomb

Newfoundland has one piece of iconic grafitti that aims to stir the embers of nationalism buried in many Newfoundlanders' hearts. You see, the island province of Newfoundland was it's own country until it joined confederation with Canada in 1949. Free NFLD was originally coined by artist Wallace Ryan to promote Newfoundland nationalism. It appeared on posters around the … Continue reading Free NFLD Yarnbomb