While doing research for the Winter 2013 article “Truly Cowichan,” on the Cowichan sweater, a beloved B.C. icon, Frances Backhouse met with Harriet Page, a knitter of 40 years. As Page worked on her latest creation in a back room at the Judy Hill Gallery in Duncan, she shared stories of her family’s long history with the sweaters. Here is a snippet of the conversation.
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