Tag Archives: hemp

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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The Stitch Bandwagon


I too felt the need to learn the crocodile stitch and made an elf boot(ie)! I used 2 strands of Lanaknits Hempwol on 6mm needles. A third strand for the heel. I keep mulling over the colours I want to … Continue reading

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The Lovely Mia


Mia Torres, my wonderful model in Las Vegas recently celebrated her birthday! Here are a few more pics from our photo shoot in 2013. A new picture I can print for my booth Some fun ones And a neat little … Continue reading

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Hearts, hearts hearts, and a few more!


So here they are. All the test knitting I have been doing in the last little while that match up with the new pattern I’m testing out! I started with a single heart in a shawlette or bandana, and moved … Continue reading

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The Lineup


I searched high and low for any bast; through my personal stash of yarn, and then checked the work boxes just in case I missed any scraps! I’m so excited to be teaching at the New York Sheep and Wool … Continue reading

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Should I Block? Probably!


It is one of those questions that people ask me a lot. Should I block my bast knitting to finish it? Most of the time I just answer a very straight yes. Even though first I throw my own pieces … 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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