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Canadian Fashion Connection – The Cowichan Sweater

Bulky knit sweaters are unquestionably a Canadian fashion. Their creation has been the result of a fusion of European and Native techniques and designs that developed over the last century. There is some confusion over what to call these bulky yarn sweaters … Continue reading

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Canadian Fashion Connection: The Sweater from Paris…

(Originally blogged April 11, 2010) Unlike most Canadian cities that share their name with a foreign capital, Paris Ontario is not named after the City of Lights but rather the lime gypsum found in the area that was used to … Continue reading

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