DIY: The Perfect Hat by Tanja Osswald

The Perfect Hat by Tanja Osswald

The Perfect Hat, designed by Tanja Osswald, uses a variety of slip stitches to create an almost-knitted texture. I followed pattern directions and made a hat that was slightly too small for me. However, since this hat is for our Etsy shop, it doesn’t need to fit me! Overall, the Perfect Hat is a watchcap-style […]

DIY: Crochet Pizzelle Beret by Linda Permann

Crochet Pizzelle Beret by Linda Permann

I crocheted the beautiful Pizzelle Beret, designed by Linda Permann. The pattern is part of Linda’s e-book that includes other beautiful patterns inspired by food. In order to make the Pizzelle Beret, I used a 3.0 mm crochet hook and Rowan Fine Lace yarn in the Quaint colourway. This dusty rose yarn is 80% alpaca and […]

DIY: Knit Clover Honey Shawlette by Hannah Six

The Clover Honey Shawlette is by Hannah Six for Sock Yarn, One Skein Wonders. It is a lovely shawl with a square panel of lace at the back that looks like busy bees. Perhaps that’s why Hannah calls it Clover Honey. It has an interesting C-shape that makes it easy to wrap around one’s shoulders. […]

DIY: Knit Okinawa Cowl and Free Pattern

This pattern for our Okinawa Cowl creates a fine mesh garment that is light as a feather. The wool used here is Manos del Uruguay Marina, which is a 100% merino lace weight yarn. I picked up the yarn last summer in Montreal at Effiloche but had trouble deciding which colour until I saw this […]

DIY: Oslo Cowl and Free Pattern

The Oslo Cowl is a chunky wool piece designed to keep you warm for a Nordic winter-or at least a Canadian one! The yarn is 65% wool and 35% alpaca so it is super toasty. We used Drops Nepal and created a blue ombre pattern that reminded us of the ocean. We found a cute […]

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