For my birthday this year, Mom and Dad gave me yarn. They are awesome. And know me! I chose Berroco Blackstone Tweed in 2601 (cream/natural). I have lots to say about the yarn but I am too excited to tell you about Old Penny [Forestry #11] – so, I will do that first. Veronik Avery’s… Continue reading penny for your thoughts.
I started these over a year ago after finding the yarn at Dressew here in Vancouver for $1.99. All I had to do to finish them was graft the toe of one of the two socks. And they had been sitting in a zip lock like that – needles still in the toes – for… Continue reading kaffe. socks. & poetry.
In a scramble for a last knitted Christmas gift for my brother [P], I ravelry searched “hat, men, toque” and came up with Stephen West’s Botanic Hat. I had bought burnt orange to add to the brown Ultra Alpaca in my stash that I was going to put together for another Noro Striped Scarf. I… Continue reading botanical.
This is just a quick post to share a finished Christmas present: You might remember that my mom asked for a couple of gifts for two very dear friends – the first Traveling Woman was finished back in the summer for one and this is the second. The first travelled to Halifax, where they get… Continue reading traveling in lace.
While in Toronto last week, I had the pleasure of visiting Lettuce Knits as per my usual. I love looking around the store and seeing the luxurious yarn – some of which is still hard to find here in Vancouver. I especially fell in love with the Madelinetosh Tosh Merino in Cove. Thoughts of Tea… Continue reading tea leaves + tosh = POSH.