Category Archives: Shawl

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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Find A Penny

Remember this shawl that I test knit recently? This pattern is called, Find a penny and was designed by a dear friend and a fellow Amira, Lindsay.  I love all of her knitting and the yarns she uses.  She’s been steadily cranking out new … Continue reading

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I finished a test knit for a friend this week and it was just the perfect amount of knitting instant gratification.  More details about the pattern coming once it is published including my slap-forehead moment when I ran out of … 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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I was fortunate to knit another Alana-Dakos-pattern for her trunk show.  This time it was the warm, cushy Cosette Wrap. This wrap has a subtle curved shape worked with the help of short rows.  It is finished off with a … Continue reading

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Sad Go Bye-Bye

It’s been a tough couple days but I have declared that life’s too short to sit around and mope.  Also, a pile of nom nom is always good for the soul… I signed up for another round of the the … Continue reading

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Before the madness that was the Ravelympics I finished a very interesting shawl project.  This pattern called Levens written by the very talented Lily Kate France breaks up yards of plain stockinette with vertical ruched sections and a lacy edging. My Fleece … 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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Vancouver Valentine

This Valentines Day, we scrapped the usual candlelight dinner for something different.  I’m not talking about flowers and candy either, although, both of those made their appearance and made the day that much sweeter:)  This Valentines Day, we headed downtown to … 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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