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 […]

DIY: Collingwood Cowl and Free Pattern

We designed this Collingwood Cowl to show off the beautiful hand dyed wool from Northern Bay Fibres. It is the most simple pattern, which is perfect for beginner knitters. I knew that I wanted to make a cowl using¬†the colourway called Celebrate! so I swatched a variety of stitches here. I really wanted to try […]

DIY: Alpaca Cabled Crochet Beanie and Free Pattern

DIY Alpaca Cabled Crochet Beanie and Free Pattern

I made this cabled crochet beanie as a store sample for our local yarn shop Ewe Knit. This is the second time I used the Caron Cable Twist Hat pattern from Yarnspirations; back in the spring, I used an undyed wool to make the hat and the pom pom.

DIY: Crochet Toddler Earflap Hat and Free Pattern

Crochet Toddler Earflap Hat

My crochet toddler earflap hat is adapted from one found on Ravelry. We are visiting a friend in Montreal and she has two little ones, so I made this hat for the older boy, and a crochet toddler turban for the one-year-old girl. I didn’t have any aran weight yarn for the toddler earflap hat, […]

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