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Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Baby Journal Cover

The Baby Journal Cover

Necessity is the mother of invention. We have all experienced it and often we’re put to the test of creating to fulfill a need. That’s exactly how WoolPennyRugs.com came to be. Kerry Karram and her friends, signed up for a penny rug class in 2002. The supply list included felted wool yardage, dyed in beautiful […]

Modern Table Topper & Winter Rose Tea Cozy

Winter Rose Tea Cozy
[columns] [span4] [/span4][span8] [/span8][/columns] A Dynamic Duo! For whatever reason, sometimes you need one of those projects that are fast and easy. Just because it’s a fast project to make, it doesn’t have to be plain and boring. Here’s a table runner that is elegant, modern, and has an element of interest. It can be […]

Country Concessions – a busy quilt shop

Country Concessions store
[columns] [span4] [/span4][span4] [/span4][span4] [/span4][/columns] A five minute drive off the 400 highway into Cookstown, Ontario, and on a quiet side street one block from a church, Country Concessions welcomes quilters in a rainbow of colours and inspiration. Housed in a former school house that has been expanded to allow for more display and classroom […]

Purple in Winter Wonderland

Purple in Winter Wonderland - front view
[columns] [span4] [/span4][span8] [/span8][/columns] This pattern can be made in either sock/ fingering/ light weight yarn or lace weight yarn. A lace yarn will produce a looser, more open tension than light/ sock yarn. The panels have little or no ease; they are designed to stretch to fit the shape of your figure. Read more […]

Easy Chullo

Easy Chullo

An easy-knit  top-down hat  that  should appeal  to youngsters. Made in Patons Decor, with acrylic  for ease of care and wool  for warmth. Choose a variegated colour for added  interest, or use  up  stash with  random  stripes. Read more in our Winter 2014 issue. Download the PDF pattern now. Designed by Denise Powell [email protected] Ravelry: […]

Knitting (or Crafting) for Gift Giving

Handmade knitted gifts

Knit Together with Cynthia MacDougall Crafters tend to be generous people. We have to be – if we weren’t, our linen cupboards and closets would be full of the things we make. The reaction to our handmade gifts fall anywhere on a spectrum that ranges from wild appreciation to gracious (or not-so-gracious) acceptance. With the […]

Winter Cape

WInter Cape

Who wouldn’t love to be cozy on the most beautiful snowy day of the year? Enjoy every moment of machine embroidery felting to create your own all seasonal cape. When you select your fabric of choice, explore the various roving yarns, wool or craft felt, or any wool fabric remnants for the most exquisite results. […]