But it’s much nicer today. Give me cold and sunny over bleak and grey any day. However, one must remember to budget an extra 27 minutes when driving anywhere for chipping ice off the car. A little neutral array today… My mystery project is keeping me busy seven days a week. How I long for … Read More
It’s here. Yes. Ottawa’s final “distinct season” has arrived. It’s not so much the snow, but the bleakness. The wet brown foyer floors. The grey skies. The sad little blue tyvek booties they make you put over your boots when you go for an appointment. I know everyone in the waiting room has to wear … Read More
Happy Saturday! Winter is Coming. So, I was browsing my Pinterest stats this morning, and I saw that people are pinning some pretty cool charts from the chart maker! Here’s a little colour to spice up your winter morning.
You know you’re not young any more when your youngest says this will be the last year for trick or treating. Have a great Halloween everyone! I’ll be here, handing out candy and knitting a Super Secret Sweater for a Super Secret Project. Pssst, there’s another book in the works!! Click on the mini thumbnail … Read More
Congratulations Jessica for winning your very own copy of Tempest! That was fun, I think we should have more giveaways!
Happy Monday! I have something new and exciting for the blog that I know you are going to enjoy. Fellow designer Holli Yeoh, (we were both on the Cascadia design team) just published a gorgeous new pattern collection and ebook, Tempest. Tempest has 11 patterns, all featuring SweetGeorgia Yarns. (And you know how I feel … Read More
So of course, since I have a very short attention span, I have many projects on the go. But I wanted to finish my little mini review of each pattern in my new Layer Collection. Ode is such a simple pattern. So simple, in fact, that while I was writing and knitting the pattern, I … Read More
When you live on Vancouver Island, you don’t quite get just how big the Great Lakes are. You memorize them, colour them in with blue pencil, but it’s not until you see them that you see why they are called “Great”. Although Pretty Damn Big Lakes might be more apt. I went away this past … Read More
On Sunday I showed a little bit of the colour work for the Exploring Colour workshop. Here’s a little peek at what we’ll be doing on Friday. Friday’s class is about unlocking the top down triangular shawl. It’s one of my favourite constructions. So simple. So easy to work. And anything that starts with “cast … Read More