Barb wearing Jelly Roll Socks

Jelly Roll Socks made with Three Mini Skeins

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gHot off my needles are these Jelly Roll Socks and I am so excited to share them with you. I love this pattern by Mara Catharine Bryner. What intrigued me about these socks was the rolled cuff and the colorwork pattern in the heel flap and foot. I love knitting socks and wearing them. However, a full sock can be a bit too warm in the spring so this jelly roll sock is perfect on a cool spring day or… Read More »Jelly Roll Socks made with Three Mini Skeins

Rescheduled Events

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A new normal in these ever-uncertain times seems to be rescheduled events. This month I was scheduled to do a trunk show at Serenity Knits in New Market. This show will be rescheduled but no date has been set as of yet. I look forward to planning another date for the show with Sheila once our current health crisis is under control. The Sunshine Fibre Festival has been rescheduled to July 25 from May 2. I am looking forward to… Read More »Rescheduled Events

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. My donegal yarn features black and grey flecks on a merino base. Each skein is a generous 438 yds/100g made of 85% Superwash Merino… Read More »Mary Ann’s Socks

Featured Image Butterfly Lane Socks

Sock Pattern: Butterfly Lane Sock Pattern

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I’ve just released my second sock pattern: Butterfly Lane Sock Pattern on Ravelry! I created this pattern last year in honour of the monarch butterflies that summer in my area of the world.  I chose my prettiest summer yarn to craft this pattern and I encourage you to do the same. The pattern features a delicate lace stitch which makes enchanting little butterflies that dance around the leg and top of the foot of the socks. The pattern is easy… Read More »Sock Pattern: Butterfly Lane Sock Pattern

Butterlfy Lane Socks

Butterfly Lane Socks: Creating My First Knitting Pattern

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Recently I’ve taken the leap into designing knitting patterns. My spring-inspired pattern, called Butterfly Lane Socks, is my first forray into this creative art. Let me tell you how this pattern came about. It has been a long cold winter with little sunshine and I’m anxious for some warm spring weather. Spring has officially arrived but the cold winds off the lake are keeping the temperatures below freezing. The lovely sunshine isn’t enough to keep me warm. The cold winds… Read More »Butterfly Lane Socks: Creating My First Knitting Pattern