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Rainbow Heirloom Solo Light

Rainbow Heirloom Solo Light is one of my very favourite to dye, and is absolutely beautiful to knit with. The single-ply sock-weight merino soaks up colour like a sponge, creating vivid and luminous colourways.  266 more words

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Happy Birthday Max

People often ask how Alexa and I balance our business with motherhood.  I’m not sure how Alexa has managed so well all these years, but I can now tell you how I’ve enjoyed / survived the first year.  645 more words


antler hat

This was a quick little knit. I have several balls of leftover 10ply bendigo luxury wool and I am trying to use it all up. This pattern is the Antler Hat from Pacific Knits by Tin Can Knits. 110 more words


sunday news #28

I did not find much to tickle my fancy this week so this will be a short review. The sunshine is staying over Montreal for the entire week-end and it is so nice. 630 more words


Clearing the decks

My last major project was my story quilt which I finished in April.  It was completely absorbing so when I had finished I had a build up of small projects and repairs to do.  1,071 more words


Special yarn for a special blanket

Since my last post I have finished three baby blankets (a vaguely masculine blanket, a vaguely feminine blanket and a Blue Skies blanket), although I haven’t had a chance to photograph them. 294 more words


The Importance of Buttons

A while ago I knitted a Lush cardigan (pattern from Tin Can Knits).  It was a highly satisfying knit.  The sideways knitted lace panel was fun  to work and the unusual construction made it an interesting project.  345 more words