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New store sample: Lil’ Rosebud Dress / Tunic by OGE Knitwear Designs October 17, 2017 – Posted in: Off the Needles, Online store, Project Ideas, Store Samples

We have another new store sample for you this week! How sweet is the Lil’ Rosebud Dress / Tunic by OGE Knitwear Designs knit up with Tanis Fiber Arts PureWash DK in the Rose Grey colourway?This a well-written pattern with round-by-round instructions and very simple construction. The yoke section is easy to memorize, but be sure to read carefully when moving to the body section as the rate of increase changes ;-). The Purewash DK…

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New store sample: Veronika by Shannon Cook October 16, 2017 – Posted in: Off the Needles, Project Ideas, Store Samples

We’ve been itching to knit the Veronika up as a store sample since designerShannon Cookfirst launched the pattern on Ravelry last July. It just has so much going for it! It’s cozy, casual, and stylish with rustic flare. We opted to knit ours with Brooklyn Tweed Shelter and couldn’t be happier with this marriage of yarn and pattern.Veronikais a great choice if you’re looking for simple knitting – just ribbing followed by knit and purl…

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Off the needles: Lumpy Space by Stephen West July 28, 2017 – Posted in: Off the Needles, Online store, Project Ideas

Oh, how we love Stephen West patterns! Fun and engaging from beginning to end and there’s always something new to learn. I knit this version of Lumpy Spacewith Hedgehog Fibres Skinny Singlesfor a perfect marriage of yarn and project. Watching the interplay of the beautiful colourways (Pheasant, Stone, and Graphite) was pure pleasure as the piece grew – the luscious single-ply yarn seems to glow from the inside and the overall effect is warm and…

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Off the Needles: Trimont Snood May 2, 2017 – Posted in: Off the Needles, Online store, Project Ideas

My version of Sylvia Hager’s Trimont Snood is off my needlesand I couldn’t be happier. WhileI loved the look of this pattern in the original Blue Sky Fibers Woolstok(and may very well do another version for winter in that yarn), Ihad my heart set on using Julie Asselin?s Leizu DK in the Jardin des Tuileries colourway. After calculating a few modifications to accommodate the lighter weight yarn(see our Ravelry project page for details), I cast…

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