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 […]

The Kiku Corner Etsy Shop is Open!

Kiku Corner’s Etsy shop is now open! We’ve been planning and working on the Kiku Corner Etsy shop for a while now. Now, we’ve got several items available in the shop, and we ship worldwide. Please keep in mind that we make all our items by hand with quality materials: our accessories are made with […]

DIY: McCall’s M7313 Knit Dress

McCall's M7313 Knit Dress

McCall’s M7313 is a knit dress that I sewed out of a brushed cotton knit fabric. It was the second time I sewed with knits, so I felt it went better than my first. I used a grey-beige knit with a floral print, and it is a really soft and cozy fabric. To achieve a […]

Knit Checkerboard Cowl and Free Pattern

  I found this beautiful thick grey wool for this summer on our culinary tour of Quebec. In a small town, Meinhilde and I stopped at an old mill that had an adorable shop crammed full of cute gifts. This wool was in a basket of leftover yarns from a local spinner.¬†This checkerboard cowl was […]

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