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[handspun] Hallowe’en toque

I haven’t shared a finished objects post in a long time because most of the knitting I’ve been doing recently has been for the show. This project started last year while I was on a retreat weekend with some really good friends. I had made the batt before leaving for Hallowe’en and thought as I… Continue reading [handspun] Hallowe’en toque

cardigan · fibre preparation · knitting · norahWHY · Patreon · process · shawl · spinning · sweater · toque · videopurls · wool n' spinning

Episode 83 LIVE: A bit of a deviation …

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Live Stream this week! It was a lot of fun and there was a lot of snow talk – never a dull moment, let me tell you! Welcome to new and returning viewers – I really appreciate you taking the time out of your day and… Continue reading Episode 83 LIVE: A bit of a deviation …

knitting · norahWHY · toque

One happy toddler …

It’s been a while since I posted about a finished object and this one is just too cute not to post about! I made it in about 2 hours from start to finish, enjoyed every minute and just can’t stop looking at it. I think there’s something really fulfilling sometimes about these quick n’ dirty… Continue reading One happy toddler …

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Episode 81: Happy Happy Spinzilla!

Happy Spinzilla! I hope you are tuning in this week because your spinning wheel (or spindle) is turning fast, and you are making tons and tons of yarn! This week, I announce some giveaway winners from last month and this month as part of the Patreon support. Speaking of Patreon, thank you to those who… Continue reading Episode 81: Happy Happy Spinzilla!

knitting · toque · yarn

Mountain Meadow Wool 100% Targhee // Giveaway

This yarn review was provided to my by the awesome folks over at Mountain Meadow Wool and Stitch Craft Marketing. A giveaway announcement is provided at the end of this post so please read on! I received this yarn while incredibly sick with that recent head and chest cold I had, which gave me ample… Continue reading Mountain Meadow Wool 100% Targhee // Giveaway

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Episode 45: Blasting Off, Neatsfoot & a Frame Loom

Until the end of November 2016, as part of #knitterspayitforward, #commuKnitty and #randomactsofpatterns, please enjoy my Simple WPI Toque pattern for free when you enter the coupon code thankyou at purchase! Thank you for joining me this week! A special shout-out to our Patreon subscribers who keep the show on the air each week – this wouldn’t… Continue reading Episode 45: Blasting Off, Neatsfoot & a Frame Loom

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the river district toque (call for testing).

About a year ago, when Norah was really wee, I was driving through a southern Vancouver neighbourhood called The River District and found myself dreaming about baby toques. Problem was, once I started dreaming about it, I couldn’t get it out of my head! I wiped up a couple and thought I was finished with… Continue reading the river district toque (call for testing).