Quantcast

Tag 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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Thoughtful Sole Series – Wool Stew Socks

Thoughtful Sole Series - Wool Stew Socks Pattern

Sock 1 Problem, Sock 2 Solved! What do you do when your refrigerator is crowded with little dishes of leftovers? Make a hearty stew for supper. What do you do when your yarn basket is overflowing with little balls of leftover wool? Knit socks. Problem solved! I knit these socks with a variety of leftovers […]

Sari Ribbon Scarflette

Sari Ribbon Scarflette

An easy-to-knit scarflette is the perfect rainy-day project. It can be easily started and finished in an afternoon. Cosy up on the couch, put on a favourite movie and by the time the credits roll, you will have a beautiful wardrobe accessory. The silk is soft to wear and its insulating properties will keep you […]