First of all – thank you to everyone who came out to support us at Festival Twist! We had a fabulous time, and can’t wait for our next show – the Kitchener Waterloo Knitters Fair – hope to see you there! Now, onto more yarn’y…

How do you like your worsted?




There are lots of lovely knitting patterns out there that would look gorgeous in ombré yarn, but one of the things we’re seeing on trend lately are patterns actually designed for ombré and gradient yarns. Not just any pattern will work; to really take advantage…

Built for Ombré




Is available! In our store, and on Ravelry! Lovely and textured, baby-soft in our Niagara MCN and easier than it looks once you get used to those cables. Please note that it’s only charted at the moment, though I am working on fixing that. Enjoy!

Berry Vanilla Shawl Pattern




What a fabulous, if hot and sticky/torrentially rainy day! There was everything. Jeremy, the cutest puppy ON EARTH, kittens, cupcakes, yarn, berry vanilla scented goodies, attempted theft of said puppy, lots of knitting, knitters, fibre’y goodness, prizes and even a quasi wet T-shirt contest… all…

Berry Vanilla Party & Rae Winner

Check out this lovely thing knitted by Stephanie B – it’s massive. Using one skein of Niagara MCN Feather, and one skeins of Niagara MCN Seafoam, this Inara Wrap by Ambah O’Brien is to die for! I’ve decided to make my own; I’m thinking Longbeach and Peggy’s…

Inara Wrap




My darling hubby, Tito, is the other half of The Blue Brick, and he loves a good slouch hat, so this one is for him :)  Who doesn’t love a good slouch hat? Sure, it’s 30 million degrees in Toronto right now, but I’m already…

Free Pattern – Tito




Be prepared for an egregious number of exclamation points, because that’s just how excited I am. I’ve been working on this super secret project behind the scenes with my dear friend Michelle of Simply Elemental, a talented artist who specializes in all-natural bath and body…

A Berry Vanilla Party!



Should have posted yesterday! Congratulations to this weeks winners, chosen by random number generator🙂 Ravellers Larisa3, Intothecurve and KTurner are all getting 20% coupon codes for our online store!

KAL Winners – week 2


Our store reopens August 1st, and there have been changes! Sitting down? Got a drink? Here we go! We are bringing back worsted. Because Winter Is Coming. Tobermory worsted, our hard-wearing, tough-love, 100% superwash merino base is going to be back on the list of bases you…

New goodies coming August 1!



Hot weather isn’t keeping our KAL down! For round one of prizes, by random number generator, Ravellers Huntersma, Svance, Michellephd and Surferjenny will all receive a free pattern of their choice from The Blue Brick. Keep them coming knitters! Read all about the prize plan…

KAL Prizes, Round 1!


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