Category Archives: Knitting

Sand Dunes Empire-Waist Tunic

Sand Dunes Empire-Waist Tunic

This beach cover-up is designed to take simple shapes and techniques and turn them into a drapey, versatile tunic. The easy-care linen gives a lovely bounce and flow to the knitted fabric. Don’t be intimidated by the crunchy yarn, as a quick spin in the washing machine once knit will soften it dramatically. The cover-up […]

Inukshuk Reversible Cushion

Inukshuk Reversible Cushion - front
[columns] [span6] [/span6][span6] [/span6][/columns] Just because school is out for summer doesn’t mean that you can’t learn something new. I designed this project for you to be able to try your hand at two different colour-work techniques giving a two-sided pillow when you are finished. Not only that, while you are learning, or perfecting, both […]

The Knitting Nimrod Collective

[columns] [span4] [/span4][span4] [/span4][span4] [/span4][/columns] The Knitting Nimrod Collective is overflowing with wonderful, colourful yarns, many of which can be seen in finished samples to inspire you. It fills a spacious 1,800 square foot loft in an operating, family-owned hat factory overlooking the Moira River in downtown Belleville. The Collective serves as a gathering point […]

Mitred Capelet

Mitred Capelet
[columns] [span6] [/span6][span6] [/span6][/columns] Despite the warm sun during the day, spring evenings can be chilly, which is why it is always handy to have a wrap or cape to throw over your shoulders. If you are standing outside listening to the sounds of the world awakening after winter’s slumber, this project will chase away […]

Haus of Stitches Knitting Retreat

Haus of Stitches Knitting Retreat members

For the past 15 years Haus of Stitches has held a knitting retreat twice a year. The event attracts, beginners to experienced participants, from across Canada between the ages of 8 and 80+. The first retreat, created to bring knitters together in a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere, was held in the spring of 2000 at […]