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Helping to Warm Whitehorse Feet

For decades – well, for centuries – knitters have worked their craft to warm others. Whitehorse knitters are continuing that tradition this year, aiming to collectively craft 150 pairs of socks to contribute to the city’s...

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Who knit you?

In 2015 my husband, Roger, and I visited Newfoundland; we rented a vehicle and hit the road.The breathtaking western shore drive took us through Gros Morne National Park and along the coast to L’Anse aux Meadows.A knitter for...

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Bend the Rules of Exercise

While Whitehorse’s newest yoga studio True North Massage and Yoga just opened, it’s already setting itself apart from the other offerings in town.The yoga studio, located at 407 Black Street, opened mid-January. Since opening,...

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Wool Gathering

The Heart of Riverdale Community Centre, located at 38 Lewes Boulevard, is a unique location in Whitehorse. Involvement of community members across generations is the focus of the centre. There is programming to nurture children...

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A new place to knit

Jackie Yaklin is a true knitter.If you see her at the dentist office, she likely has knitting needles in her hands conjuring up something warm for someone.“It is like an obsession and I seem to be really obsessed with starting...

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Community Knitting

22,360 stitchesan average sized pair of hand knit socksI knit in the morningI knit at nightI knit in my caronly at a red light.I recently had my blood pressure and heart rate checked. When I told my sister my heart rate at rest...

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The Beauty of Icelandic Socks

Blönduós is a small town situated at the mouth of River Blanda, in northwest Iceland. Iceland is largely an Arctic desert punctuated by mountains, glaciers, geysers, hot springs, volcanoes and waterfalls. Most of the vegetation...

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Next Stop, Serab

I love to travel; seeing new places, meeting new people. Experience, after all is priceless.I also love to knit. Imagine my delight when I purchased Silk Road Socks by Hunter Hammersen, with 93 pages of history and knitting. The...

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