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Snowflakes for Bodhi

Last but not least in my series of September Sweaters is the green sweater for wee Bodhi. I originally thought I would knit trees (I mean, it’s a green sweater, it needs trees…obviously), but when I saw… 348 more words


A Tenderheart for Arlo

It’s a funny thing knitting for babies. They are so tiny when they’re born, but grow so fast, it all seems a bit unbelievable. When I was pregnant with Jones I pulled out the baby clothes from Hunter and thought to myself ‘No, that’s impossible. 318 more words


Fair Isle All Over

When we first designed the Strange Brew pattern I immediately wanted to take it to the next level. Patterning at the yoke? Nice. But patterning all over?! 762 more words


Fair Isle Friday: Swatch Cowl

So as well as being #FairIsleFriday, today is also #FinishingFriday, and I have just bound off a piece that has languished for at least a year. 514 more words


Waves Mittens

I was born on Vancouver Island, where I grew up across the road from the ocean. My family spent summers and holidays on our sail boat, exploring the islands and bays of Desolation Sound. 561 more words


Fair Isle first

I knit another hat. I knit a stranded colourwork hat. I can knit Fair Isle! Woah! This opens up a whole load of new knitting adventures! 209 more words

Hat Month

November is Hat Month here at Casa Polymath. This isn’t something I planned, but rather something which fell together from unrelated hat needs.

None of my existing hats fit comfortably, so I wanted to knit a quick, simple hat for myself. 267 more words