In an effort to make yarn crafts more accessible to everyone, I asked my instagram followers what their favourite budget friendly yarns were. I wanted to compile a list to complement my last tutorial about substituting yarns in a pattern! So this is the sister post: the budget happy yarn edition! Don’t let an expensive…… Continue reading Budget-Happy Yarns!
Fairy Dust Socks on Ravelry – 20% off, no code needed. Happy Friday, everybody! I’m so excited to announce the release of my newest pattern: The Fairy Dust Socks! It’s a gloomy, smokey day in Calgary with a horrible air quality index (10+ – the highest it gets!) so it’s a great day to stay…… Continue reading Pattern Release: Fairy Dust Socks!
During my journey into the world of knitwear design, I’ve learned that substituting yarns can be difficult for a lot of people! I’ve been asked by potential buyers if they have to use the yarn I do, and the answer is NO, absolutely not! I recognize that a lot of my designs use yarns…… Continue reading Substituting Yarns: Tips, tricks, and encouragement!
Welcome to the first rendition of My Favourite Knits (so far)! I’m currently on a journey of wearing more of my hand knitted items – I know I’m not the only one who treats their knits like precious treasures never to be touched. I finally have a job where I can wear my knits, and…… Continue reading My Favourite Knits (so far) : Pullover Edition – March 2019
Two years ago I hopped on a plane with two of my best friends, and flew to Toronto for the 2017 Our Maker Life event. It. Was. Awesome. Sadly, none of us were able to go in 2018 – and the FOMO was REAL. So, imagine my happiness when Calgary won the vote for OML…… Continue reading CALGARY x OUR MAKER LIFE
Grab the pattern on Etsy or Ravelry! 10% off on November 6 using the code SHAGCARPET. THEY’RE HERE! You guys – don’t tell my other patterns but this might be my favourite yet! The shag carpet shorties were inspired by 70s macrame, vintage upholstery, and this stunning Allison Barnes colourway. These socks are knit from the top…… Continue reading PATTERN RELEASE: SHAG CARPET SHORTIES
Cool Weather, Knit Classics With the weather warming up, I’ve been less inclined to break out my bulky yarns. You know I love my chunky sweaters and warm hats, but there’s a time and a place. I’m excited for lighter patterns that work for both chilly mornings and warm afternoons. I’m always on the lookout…… Continue reading Cool Classics Knitting Pattern Bundle
It’s here! Today’s the day! I’m happy to say that I finally finished the POYW sock pattern, and it’s available now! Check it out on Etsy or Ravelry! After finishing my Moonstone Mittens design, I knew I had to make it into socks – but this time, I wanted to really embrace the look of…… Continue reading PATTEN RELEASE: Part of Your World Socks
Welp. I said I’d write one of these every month, and then promptly didn’t after January’s. I’m going to try again and hope for the best. On the happiest note, my little nugget niece Violet was born on February 1! So that was the best thing ever. Congrats again Laura and Max. I love her…… Continue reading February/March Recap