Fashion Friday – colour palette London fall 2017

Last week I showed New York colour palette. This week let’s look at London. They are quite similar, but I think London is a little more vibrant. Both are great and they will work well together. Colour, after all, is a personal thing so feel free to play with it, mix and match and be…

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Fashion Friday – colour palette New York fall 2017

Summer is coming to its end and it’s time to think about fall and winter projects. Yarn stores can be a sensory overload with all the textures and colours. Most people tend to be drawn to specific colours and end up with a monotone wardrobe. Let’s not perpetuate this impulse. Here is a collection of…

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Fashion Friday – Tabula Rasa ready-to-wear fall 2017

Emily Diamandis, the master mind behind Tabula Rasta, has a few years of successful yarny career up her sleeve. She used to design for Rag and Bone and sold her knitwear in other big online retailers. Her designs feel timeless with just enough edge to be relevant today. Truly this collection is a crafters dream,…

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Life Happens

As some of you may have noticed, my post frequently has dropped dramatically. Life happens and one just needs some time. I injured my ankle pretty bad and haven’t been able to walk for some weeks. Good news, I’m all better! You’d think I would have made all the things while immobile but that’s not…

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Stitch Tuesday – Faux Knitting

Crochet is my first yarny love. It’s the first fibre art I learned and I still have a special place for it in my heart. However, before I knew how to knit, I would often wish there was a way to create knitted looking fabric with a crochet hook. Little did I know, there is!…

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WIP Wednesday – forgotten socks

I only have one pair of hand knit socks. It’s just not right! In an attempt to remedy this situation, I started knitting a pair about 9 months ago. Unfortunately, suffering from one sock syndrome, they were left behind… until now that is. I also decided to try out something different. I’m gonna do “slow…

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Stitch Tuesday – foundations 

Different foundations serve different purposes and are best suited for different projects. Here are four most common ways to crochet foundations. Pick the one you like the best! I know I have my favourites. Happy stitching!

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Weekend Recap – babies and brides

It was a very busy weekend. I got to meet my friend’s baby boy and go to a bachelorette party. Happy times for all my friends! There wasn’t any crafting, but it was time well spent. I did manage to wash half of a fleece for future spinning. I’m really looking forward to the quiet…

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Fashion Friday – Jill Stuart resort 2018

This collection is what romance looks like. I’m in love with the flower patterns, the ruffles, the French stripes, the lace, the lot. It’s Stuart’s 25th year in the business and I’m really feeling those 90s vibes. The pieces are easily dressed up or down, making them perfect day-to-evening wear. I can see myself enjoying…

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Stitch Tuesday – stars and stripes

With July 4th fast approaching, I’m sure many Americans are getting ready for celebrations. Here is a super quick bunting pattern. You may recognize it from Canada day post last week. The only difference is stars instead of maple leaves. Star pattern: Worked in rounds, do not turn. Start with a magic loop, ch 3…

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