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Toronto Knitters Frolic Cancelled

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It is with a sad heart that I write this post to tell you that the Toronto Knitters Frolic has been cancelled this year. The frolic organizers did not make this decision lightly. They used the information they had available to them to make the best decision possible in light of COVID-19. The organizers informed me of their decision on Sunday, March 15. Today, March 17, Doug Ford has declared a state of emergency in the province of Ontario. This… Read More »Toronto Knitters Frolic Cancelled

Featured Image Butterfly Lane Socks

Free Pattern Download Butterfly Lane Socks

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The world has found itself in the midst of a pandemic. People are being asked to self isolate, stores and borders are closing, and life as we know is quickly changing. In an effort to bring some kindness and cheer to the knitting community I am offering my Butterfly Lane Sock Pattern free for a limited time. Use the coupon code “Butterflies Are Free” from now until March 23, 2020. “Properly practiced, knitting soothes the troubled spirit, and it doesn’t… Read More »Free Pattern Download Butterfly Lane Socks

Harvest Shawl by Jen Lucas

Harvest Shawl by Jen Lucas

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A fellow yarn lover knit this beautiful shawl using my baby alpaca, cashmere and silk yarn.

Two skeins of yarn in the colorway Mermaid

Mermaid

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I held a little naming challenge on my Facebook and Instagram accounts. This yarn was named Mermaid.

toddler wearing bobble hat.

Bobble Hat Pattern has 1200 Downloads and Counting!

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I’m delighted to tell you that my Bobble Hat Pattern has over 1200 downloads and counting! I was so excited to share this pattern with you that I offered a free download coupon for the first two weeks it was on Ravelry and the pattern was downloaded 1200 times. It was my joy to make so many knitters happy in such a short time. The Bobble Hat pattern is a quick knit for your favorite toddler or young child and… Read More »Bobble Hat Pattern has 1200 Downloads and Counting!

Hand knit socks with donegal yarn

Mary Ann’s Socks

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I love when my customers share their finished projects with me. About a month ago, Mary Ann reached out to me via Facebook and shared a picture of the socks she had made with the yarn she purchased this past summer. Aren’t they wonderful? She made them using my donegal sock yarn in the colorway Berrylicious. This yarn features black and grey flecks on a merino base. Each skein is a generous 438 yds/100g made of 85% Superwash Merino and… Read More »Mary Ann’s Socks

Announcement for KW Knitters' Fair

KW Knitters’ Fair 2019

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This year marks the second year I will be participating in the KW Knitters’ Fair in Kitchener. This is an awesome event for yarn lovers and vendors alike. The venue for the KW Knitters’ Fair 2019 is large, well organized and the event coordinators work hard to curate a good variety of vendors. I hope you will make time in your busy schedules to attend. If you do, stop by my table in the Mirco Market and say hello. Last… Read More »KW Knitters’ Fair 2019

Shelagh’s Spring Rain Shawl Update

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A couple of weeks ago I shared with you that Shelagh and her sister Margaret visited my booth at KYAFF. While we were chatting Shelagh picked up a skein of my wonderfully soft baby alpaca, cashmere, and silk yarn. It was love at first touch. She wasn’t able to put it down and ended up purchasing it. I have been following their YouTube channel to see how Shelagh is enjoying knitting with the yarn. She chose to make the Spring… Read More »Shelagh’s Spring Rain Shawl Update

Kitchener Stitch Guides Have Arrived

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That’s right! I’ve just received a shipment of Kitchener Stitch Guides. If you have ever had to graft an invisible seam, chances are you’ve used the kitchener stitch. It’s the preferred method when you don’t want to see or feel a seam in your knitting. It’s used at the toes of socks, under the arms of sweaters or a scarf knit in two sections. Basically anywhere you need to graft live stitches together to create a seamless join. Who doesn’t need… Read More »Kitchener Stitch Guides Have Arrived

Three Sisters Knit and South Beach Yarn Co

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Last week I shared with you that Margaret and Shelagh from Three Sisters Knit stopped by our table at KYAFF (Kawartha Yarn and Fibre Festival). We had a lovely chat and while we were chatting, Shelagh fell in love with one of our skeins of baby alpaca, cashmere and silk yarn. I wasn’t surprised as this yarn is super soft and wonderful in every way. Yes, I am a little biased 😉 but I’m not the only one who loves this… Read More »Three Sisters Knit and South Beach Yarn Co