Vintage Voice

Unearthing Classing Articles from Previous Issues of The Voice Magazine

On the eve of I Love Yarn Day October 19, we cast back to some classic yarns about yarn.

Oh, look!  You can knit while you study.  Debbie Jabbour, whose C.V. includes Voice writer, AUSU council president, and Alberta MLA, shares her learning-to-knit journey.  “Scraping the bottom of my financial barrel to pay my grad program fees meant I had no money to buy Christmas gifts this year – so I decided to make them all.”  From My Perspective—Knitting Isn’t Just for Grandma, March 2, 2005.

A jarring gift idea.  Lonita Fraser comes up with crafty ideas for all those glass jars you can’t bear to throw out.  “Gifts made by the giver have a treasured specialness to them, and are very memorable and unique.”  Bottled Up, March 19, 2003