Category Archives: Lace

Pulling Off The Impossible

I’m sure I’ll be knitting my latest project till the last minute, maybe even blocking on the road and this is why… One of my cousins is getting married in 2 weeks.  She’s pretty local, lives on Vancouver Island actually. … Continue reading

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I had the fantastic opportunity to test knit Gudrun’s latest pattern, Soay.  Soay is a cropped cardigan with a lace motif in front – just perfect for celebrating spring.  This was my first time using Quince & Co. yarn and I … Continue reading

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Thank you so much for all the Alouette love, I really appreciate everyone’s comments and will be working on writing up the pattern soon. A while ago, I was asked to test knit a shawl by Shweta of the Yarnside … Continue reading

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The Spring Garden Tee

When I was contacted by Alana of Never Not Knitting to do a test knit for her, I jumped at the opportunity.  I have a few of her patterns in my library and have even knit a couple of her … Continue reading

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Molly for Sarah

The Molly beret is done and ready for gifting to Sarah. Molly for Sarah Pattern: Molly by Alana Dakos Yarn: Dream in Color Smooshy in “Happy Forest” Needles: Size US 2/2.75 mm and US 4/3.5 mm I knit the hat extra slouchy to accommodate the … Continue reading

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The Shawl Challenge

Those fireworks on Sunday signalled the end of the Ravelympics.  Actually, they signified the end of the real Winter Games, but you know where my priorities lie! My challenge: to finish two shawls during the Ravelympics and knowing how I’m … Continue reading

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This and That

I’m resisting casting on for another project with my delicious Tart with the Olympics just round the corner.  (don’t these babies look so yum) I don’t want to tackle something as large as a sweater right now.  Also, anything that … Continue reading

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Labor Day weekend for us was blustery, rainy and cold.  But none of that now, summer has held her (his?) ground and demands to rightfully be present for a while yet.  Bright sunshine greeted us early this morning which was … Continue reading

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No Socks This Time

It seems like I’m always late to the knitting party.  But, better late than never was my thought for the current project on my needles…Ishbel.  I had some Malabrigo sock yarn in my stash that I didn’t want to turn … Continue reading

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Yolking Around

5425 That’s the number of February Lady Sweaters on Ravelry!!! This is not surprising, seeing that the inspiration for this pattern comes from Elizabeth Zimmermann’s Baby Sweater on Two Needles.  Despite the fact that the days are getting warmer and … Continue reading

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