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A Scrapbook Wrap Up of our Summer Yarn Club 2023

Our Summer Yarn Club started strong with a vegan sock yarn we called Summer Sock, dyed in the colourway Pot Luck.  Summer Sock is 40% Organic Cotton, 40% Tencel, and 20% Elastic. There are 377 yards in 100 grams.   We dyed a second colourway version that we are calling Pot Luck 2, on the same vegan yarn base. There are 10 skeins available, so act quickly if you like it :) July's colourway Pink Sky, on Summer Shawl was very popular!  We have already sold out, but we do have 14 skeins of a lighter version with more blue in it that we are calling Pink Sky 2.  This yarn base is a 4ply fingering weight yarn of 70% Bamboo and 30%...

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Spring Shawls with Ravenstitch Knits

Happy Spring! Today I wanted to introduce you to Ravenstitch Knits! Leslie is a knitter and designer living in Campbell River, British Columbia. She has been designing with Lichen and Lace yarns for a year now and has many designs available on Ravelry. Here are just three of her gorgeous shawls - there are many more here! The shawl above is called Floraar Flora. It is knit with 4 skeins of Lichen and Lace 1ply Superwash Merino in Wild Flowers. The Engifer Shawl shown above is named for the old Norse word for Ginger. It is designed with 2 skeins of Lichen and Lace 1ply Superwash Fingering in Ginger Snap along with 1 skein each of Lichen and Garland. It...

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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 :)  The Chevron Colour Block Blanket designed by Espace Tricot is a free pattern that can easily be sized up or down.  It is written for aran / worsted weight yarn using a 7mm needle and just less than 2000 yards of yarn.  It is shown in the first...

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  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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