Category Archives: knitting

Old Time-y Skills – Darning a Knit Blanket

Last winter I knit a lovely stripey blanket out of Noro. It was a cold winter and on our trek to and from daycare I used this big, cuddly blanket to tuck around little man. On one of the trips … Continue reading

11.18.2014    Leave a comment    crafting, knitting, learning, life

All the Baby Blankets!

2013 was a year with lots and lots of pregnancies and babies. As I think back, this is the year that I knit 4 baby blankets. Two for cousins, one for a cousin-in-law,  and one for a good friend. Two … Continue reading

12.21.2013    1 Comment    babies, knitting

Icelandic Hand Knit Christmas Ornaments

I had leftover wool from Silas’ Christmas Icelandic Sweater. I was dreaming about hand knit Christmas Ornaments and some ravelry-ing found me these lovely colourwork ornaments. A lovely addition to my (and other’s) tree and a way to use up … Continue reading

12.20.2013    1 Comment    awesome, knitting

Silas’ Christmas Icelandic Sweater

When we were in Iceland earlier this year I bought yarn and a pattern to knit Silas his very own Icelandic Sweater. On one of our walks we stumbled across the Icelandic Handknitting Association, who was nice enough to find … Continue reading

12.19.2013    1 Comment    babies, knitting

Custom Designed Raglan Sweater via the Knit Cafe

I’m partway through the Design Your Own Sweater class at the Knit Cafe here in Toronto, taught by the ever lovely Robbie. I’m taking the class so that I’ll have a custom designed raglan sweater for that perfect sweater fit (aka, … Continue reading

11.21.2013    1 Comment    awesome, crafting, knitting, spinning