Inspiration Monday – Large Needles

There is something extremely satisfying about large guage. You can start and finish a project the same day or weekend and feel that sense of accomplishment. Want a new scarf or hat or even a sweater? Grab the largest needles in the house and start knitting! Here are a few patterns I really like. Click…

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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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Inspiration Monday – Woodland Pillows

It’s been cool and rainy in Vancouver. Best kind of weather if you ask me. All I want to do is cozy up with some warm blankets and soft pillows (preferably at the cabin) and craft away. Below are some woodland inspired pillow patterns I really like as well as one of my own design.…

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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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Inspiration Monday – Baby Sand Dollar Sweater

“Baby Sand Dollar Sweater” by Handknits & Hygge is so cute. It is a knitting pattern but it tricked me into thinking it was crocheted. The sizes range from 12m-24m. It seems to be only a second pattern the designer has put out on Ravelry. If this is any indication of things to come, I’m…

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WIP Wednesday – Fall/Winter 2018 Yarn Collection

September is just a few days away. I’m getting so excited about sweater weather! Bring on the cool air and the rain! Throughout the summer I’ve been working on a yarn collection which incorporates fashion colour trends of the upcoming season. I’m right at the end of this long road. It started with raw wool…

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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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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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Stitch Tuesday – Silly Toadstool Pattern

I’m getting back to my silly woodland themed patterns. I’ve been hoarding them for over a year! I came up with this toadstool toy for no good reason other than it’s super cute. Since that time I’ve been thinking of what it can be used as. I love when things are useful. If knit with…

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