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Category Archives: Knitting

A Tea Cozy for the Adventurous Knitter

This project is a tea cozy covered with an alphabet of knitting terms. It’s a pattern which gives the opportunity to use colour-stranding and to try steeking. Of course, it can be made without the steeks, just knit the front and the back separately and then join above and below the openings. I prefer to […]

Corset Fabulous

I was approached in February 2010 to take part in Corsets: Fabulous Fashion Accessories*, a fashion show held at the Fall 2010 CreativFestival in Toronto, Ontario. Over the years as a Costume Builder, I have sewn many corsets. The corset fashion show gave me the ideal opportunity to try something different and knitting a corset […]

Rosie Sweater Set

Rosie Sweater Set

B’Ann Finlay has been knitting as long as she can remember. Her mother, a spinner and weaver and artist of many mediums, taught her to knit at a very young age to keep her busy and out of her paints. B’Ann is a graduate of the Sheridan College Fashion Technique and Design program with an […]

Georgian Bay Cardigan

Georgian Bay Cardigan

We spend a few weeks each summer at the family cottage in the Thirty Thousand Islands area of Georgian Bay. It’s a beautiful place with wind swept trees, gorgeous views, great channels to canoe or kayak, and excellent sailing. However, it can get a little chilly, particularly at the beginning and end of the summer. […]

Ocean Sands Cover Up

Ocean Sands Cover Up

I love walking in the warm sand by the ocean, listening to the waves, looking for shells. I find it so soothing, feeling the water on my feet. My face and skin kissed by the sunshine, wind blowing through my hair, watching the sandpipers running up and down the beach. Experiencing the evening sunsets is […]

High Fibre Socks

High Fibre Socks

Picture a large hall with rows of spinning wheels up and down the center, each with a spinner wearing a handknit. Now imagine around the outside of the room to see vendors’ tables filled with handdyed yarn, carded fleece, bags of raw fleece and even a cage of angora rabbits. What you’re imagining is The […]

Whitecaps on Georgian Bay Shawl

Whitecaps on Georgian Bay Shawl

I live in a small town on the southern shore of Georgian Bay, so my hometown IS a destination! Returning home after some time away is wondrous. You come over a hill on the escarpment, and suddenly there’s the bay in front of you, stretching out to the horizon. Georgian Bay’s moods are mercurial: calm […]

Vintage Stitches Tunic

Vintage Stitches Tunic Pattern

In this repurposing issue, Red Heart looks back at a 1969 vintage crocheted tunic. Inspired by this, Tammy Hildebrand designed the Vintage Stitches Tunic using her approach to vintage stitches and the versatile Red Heart Unforgettable yarn. Read more in our Issue 50. Download the PDF pattern now. Designed by Tammy Hildebrand www.redheart.com