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!


These days we are working away to sell our home, buy a home, and somehow produce enough inventory for Twist😉 So of course I decided to throw a wrench into the works by developing an entirely new colour. My process usually begins one of two…

Colour Development



Kim’s Barn is the colour of the month, isn’t it? There was my Lelly, my Shireen socks, and this lovely Brickless from the ladies at Yarns Untangled: I can’t get enough of this bright, fun colour though, so today I wanted to show off my…

FO – the Lelly Poncho/Cowl




The Blue Brick KAL officially starts today! I know there was some confusion about start times because of the Shipping Episode, but hopefully we’re all back on the same page Because I know some folks have already started, we’re going to change the way prizes…

Shall we KAL?




This crazy summer is flying past us – we’ve closed our store for July just to give us a bit of breathing room while we increase production to create inventory for our FIRST Fiber Festival! We’ll be at Festival Twist next month in Saint-André-Avellin, Quebec.…

Let’s Talk About Socks, Baby




Enough about Canada Post! According to the latest news all mail is safely on its way, so we’re going to move on with the assumption that all is well because honestly, that was so stressful! If you have not yet had a shipping notification, please…

The Blue Brick is in a store!!



Canada Post has issued a 72-hour notice to the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW-Urban and CUPW-RSMC), which represent our delivery agents and plant employees. We are working triple time to get everything to UPS. The uncertainty and costs associated with this potential work stoppage have…

Shipping Updates



Anyone who has followed this blog for a few years knows that it’s tradition for Tito and I to load up the car with camera gear and go road tripping for Canada Day Weekend. This year, we are driving to Ottawa to watch the fireworks…

Canada Day



Edit: In view of what a kerfuffle (isn’t that a great word?) this possible work stoppage has caused, I’m pushing the start date of our KAL forward to August 15th, to make sure everyone has their goodies in time! Here is the latest from the…

Canada Post Strike – Updates



With the possibility of an imminent lockout/strike by Canada Post many of you are wondering what this means for yarn! Our understanding is that the work stoppage, if it occurs, will begin July 2nd. We are not sure what the extent of this work stoppage will be.…

Canada Post – Now what?


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