Reveal: May 2015 Club // Island Time

Each month, we dye a brand new, unique colourway for our Spinning Fibre and Sock Yarn Clubs. We’d like to share what we sent out to our members in May: Colourway // Island Time Golden sunshiney yellows and zesty blood oranges, perked up with a splash of swimming pool blue… This month’s colourway, Island Time…

Rocky Joggers // pants for baby!

Squeeeee!! I can’t write this blog post without getting all gushy and googly. Those two babies are just too cute. And in those little baby bums in little baby pants! Alexa and Emily at Tin Can Knits have been launching patterns from their new book, Max and Bodhi’s Wardrobe and today, they released the “Rocky”…

Union Square // a project for two hand-dyed yarns

Designed by Annie at JumperCablesKnitting, the Union Square Cowl is ideal for using solid and multicolored fingering weight yarn together. Knit in the round and using stranded color work, this cowl features a stockinette stitch background, textured squares and ribbed borders. Instructions are given for two sizes. Sample cowls knit with SweetGeorgia Tough Love Sock…

Friday Five: 5 Works-in-Progress

In the past few years, I’ve become more less rabid about writing about what I’m making, mostly because I don’t think it’s particularly interesting to report on the 2 cm of progress I managed to make since the last post. But when deadlines roll around (our TNNA crate ships out on Monday! whooosh), I seem…

Friday FO: My Song Baby Quilt

It is finished! It is gifted! The baby has arrived! Let the flurry of photographs begin! Ever since I heard that my brother and his wife were expecting, I had my heart set on making a baby quilt for them. I even spent part of my Christmas holidays drafting a design up for a baby…

Friday Five: Finished + Fabulous

This Friday, come take a peek inside our Ravelry group where our members are making the most lovely things with our yarns! 1) Ex Boyfriends Shawl by Jennifer Beever Look what a bunch of leftover sock yarn can become! Jennifer Beever at willrun4yarn has designed a great asymmetrical shawl in garter stitch using leftover bits…

17 Months.

This Friday Five post is being pre-empted today! Tomorrow is my not-so-tiny baby’s 17-month birthday. Oh how time flies. It’s not just a cliché conversation filler. It’s a real thing. I cannot believe it’s been nearly a year and a half since I’ve had proper sleep and about as long since I was able to…

Friday Five: Foolproof Friday

There is always some kind of knitting going on in my knitting bag, but it might not always be something I can share, unfortunately. Normally I wouldn’t show you yarns or colourways that are “works in progress” in and of themselves, but here is a peek into what I am toying with lately. A little…