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Sylvia Olsen's Blog — Salvation Army Camp Sunrise

The diary of a fibre camp weekend

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Friday, September 9, 2016: A few dozen women, spinning machines, knitting needles and baskets of silk and merino and alpaca, hand woven tea towels, “Praise the Lord in the days of your youth” is painted over the door of the dining room at the Salvation Army Camp Sunrise in Gibsons, BC. It’s the Sunshine Coast Fibre Camp. I’m looking forward to a weekend of relaxing, communing, learning, touching and deeply feeling the beauty and energy of the women who work with wool and their stunning creations.      It didn’t start out as well as it promises to be. I...

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