We’ve finalized the Blue Brick Christmas kits – which will launch on November 1st at noon EST, and will be available a little longer than usual; until November 5th at 9pm EST or while supplies last. There are a limited number of kits, so if…

Christmas Gift Kits

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A few years ago we had an ice storm at Christmas, which caused quite a bit of damage. There were felled trees, covered cars, and downed power lines; a real mess. It was a beautiful mess though, and of course we spent it outdoors with…

November Pop-Up – Blue Christmas

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My weaving bug is back! Inspired in no small way by the fact that I am taking night classes in the 8-shaft loom, my rigid heddle is getting a good workout too 🙂 A few folks have asked for the particulars, so here you go:…

Weaving with Gradient Yarn

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I was going to call this “Charcoal Plum” but really, is “Purple Rain” not perfect? Not only is is homage to the favourite musical artist of our resident wonder worker, but the words evoke the greys contrasted with bright hits of purple, which was the…

October Club – Purple Rain

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We are so delighted to be adding a west coast retailer to our list at last, the wonderful Valley Yarns in Surrey, British Columbia. They will also be representing us at Knit City in Vancouver this fall! Why the gorgeous dotted rays shawl?? Because they’ll…

Knit City Vancouver!

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Sammy’s results came back! They’re so outside of what I expected that Kali commented “They must’ve just thrown a dart at a bunch of dog breeds” and I think she might be onto something! So here it is! Here are Sammy’s thoughts: Since we had…

Sammy Breed = ?!

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I have been using Paypal for years. I am an online business owner, and this is how I make my living. Reliable access to, and transfer of, funds is crucial to me, and my livelihood. Paypal apparently doesn’t give a hoot about it. Last week…

Rant alert – I hate you, PayPal.

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Two more sleeps to the 25th Anniversary of the KW Knitters Fair – the oldest fiber festival in Canada if I have my facts right 🙂 Here are a few notes to help you plan your day if you’re going to come visit us! We…

KW Knitters Fair

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September! Cool temperatures, changing colours, the hazy dog days where you can sweat through the afternoon and need a sweater by sundown. Knitting, hot drinks, all things pumpkin. Even though it’s still technically summer for more than half the month, I know I’m not alone…

September Pop-up – Copper Slate

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I’ve been working on a collection of new patterns, sort of an addition to my Ombré Knits book, that focuses on small, easy one skein projects that take advantage of gradients, and the first of them is finally here! This is the Escarpment Cowl. This…

The Escarpment Cowl – Free Pattern

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