Monthly Archives: August 2015

Canadian Art Deco Knits: Marble Floor Cowl

September’s design is inspired by the colours and patterns on the floors of two stunning Art Deco buildings. From Toronto’s R.C. Harris Water Treatment Plant, I drew inspiration from the pattern and colours: And then the zigzags of Montréal’s Peterson … Continue reading

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August Yarnie: Tanis Fiber Arts

The yarn that I used for August’s Tramways Hat & Mittens was from Tanis Fiber Arts. The Brick colour of Blue Label Sock Yarn was more than I could have hoped for. The variation in the yarn made it fun … Continue reading

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PEI: a quick yarn stop in Kensington

While I was on vacation in PEI, we drove through Kensington. It was the closest place to the rental cottage with grocery store, so I was thrilled to see a yarn store because I *knew* I’d have a chance to … Continue reading

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Canadian Art Deco Knits: Tramways Set

I know it’s already half-way through August, but it’s not too late to tell you about this month’s design for my Canadian Art Deco Knits ebook. The building that inspired this month’s pattern is the Tramways Building in Montreal. Technically, … Continue reading

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Sunday spinning update: the wheel is moving again!

I’ve been pretty quiet on the blog for a while. Part of that was a recent well-earned vacation, which was fantastic. On the other hand, a big part of my disappearance was due to a new back issue. I’ve been dealing … Continue reading

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