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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We have been toying with the idea of participating in stateside shows for a while; Vogue, Stitches West, TNNA etc. After much deliberation, we realized we’d rather team up with a store in the US to represent us than go through the process of importing…

Are you the LYS for us?

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If you follow us on Instagram you’ve probably seen Tito’s lovely wood turning work by now 🙂 He’s working hard on producing a lovely set of at least 12 bowls in time for Festival Twist, and another 12 in time for the Kitchener Waterloo Festival.…

Wood Turned Bowls

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Sammy is a gorgeous, perfect, mystery mutt. Could be anything, our friends and vet have thrown all kinds of ideas out; springer spaniel, border collie, short-haired brittany, German pointer etc., and we have decided to solve the mystery once and for all! We’ve gotten Sam…

The Sammy Mystery Contest!

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August always seems to represent the last of summer; the CNE opens in Toronto, back-to-school ads are everywhere and people get their knitting mojo back on. However, from a weather perspective here in Southern Ontario, it’s still hot hot hot, and can remain so well…

August Club – Coral Mint

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