Tag Archives: cotton

Pick-up pattern of the week – Mixed Twill


The Minute Purl & Loop loom is very cute and is a great tiny loom to make samples on. Comes in a pack of three and of course I like the one with the most pegs. I can get 20 … Continue reading

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Mowhawk Hat


Have been looking at funky wig hats lately… I hand dyed a bunch of thick mop cotton. Using 8mm needles, I made a bunch of hats testing out some sizes. Once I had the size right, I made this! When … Continue reading

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My Local Guild Show – The KW Knitter’s Fair – University of Guelph


This weekend I was a vendor at the KW Knitter’s Fair put on by my own local guild. I had an awesome time talking with everyone who came by and seeing people’s projects. These are the links to the projects … Continue reading

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Festival Twist 2015


Had an awesome time in Quebec this weekend at the Festival Twist. Thanks to everyone who came by, I enjoyed talking fibres and art. The food was spectacular, the crafts represented were beyond count, and it was great to practice … Continue reading

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Many More Cowls


I finished my comparison hemp cowls! I made both the 6ply hemp cowl (posted earlier to this one) and just finished a 3ply hemp cowl in the same dimensions, pattern and needles. Here they are side by side. Close ups … Continue reading

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Working On Some New Patterns


I have been making a lot of cowls lately! I was working with a thick cotton yarn, but could not find enough to sell. So I took my cowl ideas and adapted them to yarns I have available in stock! … Continue reading

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Slender Stockinette Vest


I made another vest, this one more slender in design. Next vest I will play around with the back piece. I want it to flow more…. I switched back to making cowls, to test out a yarn for friend. I … Continue reading

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