• Cards,  Knitting

    More Baby Love

    A co-worker of TJ’s is expecting a little one any time soon. And of course, what better to knit then my favourite hat? Pattern: Umbilical Cord Hat Yarn: Berroco Comfort I just love these little hats. They are so easy to make, but they really look cute on wee one’s. I made a card to go with this one too: Ah, sheep. I hope she likes it!

  • Knitting

    Blue Spruce

    A while back I was gifted a skein of Natasha’s wonderful sport weight merino, in my favourite colourway she has ever produced: Robin’s Egg. I needed a one skein project, and decided to make a pretty little cowl for this fall. Pattern: Burnished Leaves Cowl Yarn: Unplanned Peacock Sport, about 0.7 balls. This yarn is soft but durable, and feels wonderful around my neck. I think it has just the right texture for showing off the lacey leaf pattern. I have some fingering weight in the stash as well, and I am thinking of making some gloves to match. I think they will go well with my white winter coat.…

  • Knitting

    Rusty

    I seem to be into the fall colours at the moment. Maybe I am just trying to match my completely dried out front lawn. Maybe I am dreaming of cooler weather. Really though, when it comes to this sweater, I was trying to branch out of my normal comfort zone of purple, pinks, greys. Pattern: Ariosa Wrap Cardi (Rav Link) Yarn: Cascade Eco Wool Needles: US 9 This is a great little pattern that works up so quickly in the bulky yarn. While I have a bunch of Eco Wool in my stash, I had never used it before. Definitely loving on the Eco. It is soft without being too…