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A little assortment of what we’ve been up to (and my obsession with the colour yellow!). We’ve shut the store down until Oct 3rd to give us time to move ourselves, and the company to Burlington. All orders are still being fulfilled, and we expect…

Moving Chaos & Temporary Store Closure

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A HUGE thank you to everyone who came out to our booth at the KW Knitters Fair this weekend! This was our first time doing that fair, and honestly, it was crazy pants. I have to give special thanks to Kathryn, our tech-editor extraordinaire but…

KW Knitters Madness!

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The KW Knitters Fair is this weekend!  Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex 400 East Ave, Kitchener, Ontario. Time: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm Click here for more information For the KW Knitters Festival this weekend I’ve introduced a fun new product that will be a show exclusive:…

Jelly Beans!

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You may have noticed that ‘Seafoam’; a staple colour at The Blue Brick, is looking a little different. So different in fact, that I had to rename it, introducing ‘Iceberg’. There is a reason this happened. We changed our dye supplier and began ordering bulk…

Return to the Sea – a Colour Tale

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Lots of change coming to us… yet again. I remember after we got married last October I told Tito ‘lets have a boring life for a year, let’s not start anything big’. So much for plans. This year we really launched The Blue Brick. In…

Chateau Blue Brick

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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