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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Hooking an Iris Trivet

Hooking an Iris Trivet

Gardens, springtime and the colour blue are all some of my favourite things. Irises are my favourite flower. I like the contrast between the architectural leaves and those flouncy, frilly flowers. It has leaves like swords and flowers like prom dresses. Read more in our Spring 2016 issue. Download the PDF pattern now. Designed by […]

Late for Work

Late for Work

The border for this project was actually inspired by another design I did, sort of Zentangle inspired, and I began working on a series of designs another of which will appear in ANPT in coming months. Once I had the saying, it lent itself to so many hobbies that I couldn’t resist making variations. Stitching […]

Berner Oberland Cabled Pullover

Berner Oberland Cabled Pullover

Growing up in Switzerland, my parents took me and my brother skiing every winter in the region of Berner Oberland. It was so easy to go skiing as the slopes were so very close to home – I miss those mountains so much. It’s no surprise to have designed this BERNER OBERLAND Cabled Pullover as […]

Quilted Hand Muff

Quilted Hand Muff

Hand muffs are a vintage item. But if you think about it, there could be times when you’re sitting in a chilly arena, outdoor skating rink, watching people skiing down the hills or maybe you enjoy the outdoors, sitting admiring the winter view? Then, the hand muffs could be useful again. This hand muffs has […]

In the loop

In the loop

Woolstock, the Woodstock Fleece Festival, is the little event that grew. This year, the venue occupied three buildings of the Woodstock (Ontario) Fairgrounds. The vendor’s hall had everything a fibre artist could want, from antique spinning wheels to hand-dyed yarn. Demonstrations abounded, and included lacemaking (bobbin lace and tatting), spinning, and even lathe turning (in […]