Category Archives: Canadian Art Deco Knits

Canadian Art Deco Knits is printed and available!

I’m excited to report that almost a month ago I received printed copies of Canadian Art Deco Knits. This is the end of a years-long journey and it’s thrilling to finally have it in my hands. Now you can get … Continue reading

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For the Bees

Remember those little balls of yarn I showed you? Well this week I’ve released the first pattern in the Lace Revelations collection. The bronze ball was the one from the first design. Here’s For the Bees: For the Bees is a … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I really didn’t mean to go silent for a month. I’ve been having some much-needed relaxation time over the holidays and now I’m starting 2016 charged up and ready to go. The first thing that I want to do on … Continue reading

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Canadian Art Deco Knits: Lyle Owl Pillow

December’s Art Deco pattern is something for the home. The Lyle Owl Pillow is a stranded pillow worked seamlessly from the bottom up and then grafted closed over a pillow form. This charming owl was inspired by the ones looking … Continue reading

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November Canadian Art Deco Knits yarnies: Fleece Artist and Handmaiden Fine Yarn

My November pattern, the Aldred Mittens, used Canadian yarn from two sister companies: Fleece Artist and Handmaiden Fine Yarn. It’s not really a surprise to me that I had appropriate yarn from them in my stash to knit with! These … Continue reading

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November’s Canadian Art Deco pattern: Aldred Mittens

On my trip to Montréal last year I had a map printed out with all of the buildings that I wanted to see marked on it. I even had a colour code so that if I was running short on … Continue reading

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October’s Canadian Art Deco Knits pattern and Songlines Collection winner

October’s Canadian Art Deco Knits pattern is the Chandelier Hat. This double knit hat was inspired by the beautiful large chandeliers in the Supreme Court of Canada. From the outside, the Supreme Court fits in with the other copper-roofed Chateau-style … Continue reading

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September’s Yarnie: Shelridge Yarns

Back in May, I used the Shelridge Yarns Soft Touch Lace for my Time is Money shawl. In September I have used the fingering weight Soft Touch Ultra Solids for my colourwork cowl: Marble Floor Cowl. I knew that with Shelridge’s 50g skeins … Continue reading

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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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