Inspiration Monday – Hats, Tuques and Beanies

It’s never too early to start Christmas knitting. One of the easiest things to make for a number of people is hats. They’re great because there are so many patterns that you won’t get bored knitting the same thing over and over. They are also pretty quick and portable. Hats are great from stash busting…

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Fashion Friday – Alena Akhmadullina spring 2019 ready-to-wear

This is a wonderful collection, which reminds me of Dior of a few seasons ago with all the imaginative imagery. The embroidery is amazing! I also like all the colours and feminine silhouettes. The way the designer incorporates renaissance imagery and pairs it with modern sneakers feels fresh and approachable. The fabrics look luxurious and…

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WIP Wednesday – Dress Pattern

I wrote a dress pattern a little while ago and now I am finalizing the write out. I’m excited to get it done and out there! It’s so pretty and can be dressed up or down. The stripy dress is made with one of my hand dyed yarns, which can be found in my store.…

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Fashion Friday – The Great resort 2019

This resort collection started with a vintage floppy hat and ended with timeless everyday wear staples. I can see myself wearing any of the pieces around town or chilling at our cabin. Everything looks so cozy and stylish and I’m completely in love the the knits and embroidery.

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Inspiration Monday – Easy A

I’m still on a lookout for a sweater that would go with everything and would be a quick knit. “Easy A” by Kat Riddell is a great contender. Click on the pattern name or the picture below to go to the pattern page on ravelry. I like both versions of the sweater but I am…

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Fashion Friday – Fall/Winter 2018 Colours

Fall is fast approaching! It is very exciting indeed. It’s so fun to look at patterns and fantasize about what you’re going to make. It’s like shopping! The trouble for me comes when I try to decide on colours. Some people are great at it and some aren’t. Having worked at a yarn store I…

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Inspiration Monday – Cordelia Jumper

It’s been a hot hot summer! Vancouver is full of smoke from all the wild fires. The whole of BC is in flames and I can’t wait for it to be over. Fall is my favorite season. I love layers and there is nothing better than sweater weather! Thus, I’m gonna kick off my new…

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Stitch Tuesday – I’m Looking for Test Knitters (Closed. Thank you all for your help)

Thank you everyone who helped me out! It’s been great! Shocking how many details I missed and people picked up on. It’s been a great experience. This really highlights how amazing crafting community is! I’ve been busy designing new yarn and patterns and my blog has been suffering as a result. Does anyone else look…

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Fashion Friday – Luisa Beccaria fall/winter 2018-19

This is a lovely collection. It’s full of feminine sophistication, though it is a little too sweet. That being said, I would wear any of the pieces in a heartbeat. I love the colour palette, all the ruffles and lace as well as close tailored suits and vests. There is so much inspiration to be…

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Fashion Friday – Tabula Rasa Fall 2018 ready-to-wear

Once again Tabula Rasa pulls it out of the hat. I’m completely in love with this collection. Heck! I’m absolutely obsessed! Season after season I find myself inspired. Who knew there are so many ways to make knits look modern and relevant and fresh?! I love all the mesh and fringe. I also really like…

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