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Adult Sweaters to knit with Rustic Heather Sport

These are my top five favourite sweater designs for our Rustic Heather Sport :)   Pomme de Pin by Amy Christoffers   Missoni Accomplished by Espace Tricot   Shifty by Andrea Mowry   Bright Sweater by Junko Okamoto   Lunenburg Pullover by Amy Christoffers  

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5 Favourite Knit Blanket Patterns

photo by Instagram user @vehicularsugar Many people are knitting blankets right now! Crocheting too, but I will leave that for next time.  I thought it might be a good time to highlight some of my favourite knit blanket patterns.   If you didn't know, I used to own a yarn shop, and so I have LOTS of experience helping knitters choose a pattern and the right yarn to go with it :)  And on that note - I also wanted to tell you that I have added a live chat feature to the website. When I am available to chat you will see the option in the bottom right hand corner of the online store. You will be able to...

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#2019makenine

  These are my making goals for 2019! 1. Ruffle Sleeve Top  2. Sensum Sweater  3. Pinnacle Top  4. Sierra Jumpsuit  5. Hilary Top  6. Dawn Jeans  7. Sunday Sweater 8. Meridian Dress 9. Ondawa Sweater

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wrap up: #2018makenine

Well,  by some standards I was not as successful this year in my make nine attempt. I did not hold myself to my list, instead just making what I felt like - and I did make a lot.  I sewed a lot of clothes for myself and will continue to do so this year!  So here is what was completed and was not, and then just to prove to myself that I'm not lazy I had to make another graphic to showcase 9 additional makes that were completed in 2018!   1. Burnside Bibs 2. Libby Shirt 3. Hinterland Dress 4. Isca Shirt Dress 5. Tecumseh Sweater 6. Persephone Pants  7. Halla Hat 8. Kielo Wrap Dress 9. Tea House...

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#2018makenine

List starts from top left.  These are my making goals for 2018 - I finished everything I from 2017's makenine - so I feel confident! 1. Wiksten Oversized Kimono 2. Aqui Mittens (Photo credit to @pucco_h) 3. Treysta Sweater 4. Carolyn Pajamas 5. No Frills Cardigan 6. Mercury Collection 7. Rug Sweater  8. Sophie Swimsuit 9. Birkin Sweater

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