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Mini Me Made May

April 28, 2016

Every year, as the month of May approaches, I have a grand ambition to participate in #memademay, a challenge that inspires you to make, wear, and share your handmade wardrobe.  And every year I’ve found some excuse to put it off…

But this year, I’m going for it… at least in a small way!

a mini handmade wardrobe

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I’ve been obsessively knitting and sewing little baby things… to add to the excessive number that I seem to already have!  I was overwhelmed by cuteness once I pulled them all out!

This year I have a new ‘memade’… and I’ve had 9 months to prepare her tiny baby wardrobe, taking so much pleasure from the creation and collection of adorable little items!

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My first baby design was the Dogwood blanket, and I still think it’s so pretty! And my favourite baby sewing pattern is the free Tiny Harem pants pattern by The Alison Show, as you can see I’ve become a wee bit obsessed…I’ve made a few more than those pictured above…!

Since I will be in my first month post-partem, complete with under-eye bags, new grey hairs, extreme milk jugs and an undefined midsection (so glamorous), I’m not likely to feature heavily in front of the camera, so I’m diverting the attention to the little ones and coining the term #minimemademay for a month of baby knits and sewing projects!

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The tiniest sweaters!  A tiny flax light (a great free pattern), the i heart rainbows pullover and two pattern hacks / prototypes!

Want to join in the fun?  I think #memademay is an excellent opportunity to assess your own handmade wardrobe, or if you want to focus on the little ones,  join us in #minimemademay!

Baby knits in your future?

Are you planning for a new baby?  Organizing a baby shower?  Hoping for a grandbaby? We’ve got a load of tiny hat patterns that make for very quick gifts!

Clayoquot Beanie

The free Clayoquot beanie pattern, from our book Road Trip, is a quick knit for DK weight leftovers, and an opportunity to practice (or swatch) colourwork!

Stovetop Hat by Tin Can Knits

The Stovetop hat is one of my fav hat patterns for babies and big people too.  It’s so stylish, unisex, and such a pleasure to knit!  I’ve made more than a few over the past couple years!

Stovetop Hat by Tin Can Knits

Max’s first photo in knitwear, 4 days old

Loch Beanie by Tin Can Knits

I think I need to knit a tiny Loch for the new little one! I don’t have enough tiny hats for her yet… clearly!

Or with a bit more advance planning, you could organize a group of knitting friends to all work a square or two of a vivid, pop, fly away, or dogwood blanket, then have a seaming party to create a collaborative heirloom for a very special baby!

Over the years we’ve designed a LOT of popular patterns for the baby knitters out there, and talked about hoping for a baby (and knitting in hope), the joys of a coordinated set of baby knits, and our top 10 tips for baby knitting!

Max & Bodhi's Wardrobe9 Months of Knitting

We also have 2 baby-centric books of knits.  Alexa’s first baby, Hunter, inspired our very first book, 9 Months of Knitting, and when Emily’s son Max arrived a month after Alexa’s daughter Bodhi, we couldn’t resist another: Max & Bodhi’s Wardrobe.  While the knits are mainly sized from baby to big, the inspiration for these collections was our desire to knit fabulous modern wardrobes for our little ones!

Colourful knits from Max & Bodhi’s Wardrobe


Bumble Beanie by Tin Can KnitsLittle Squirrel Socks by Tin Can KnitsRocky Joggers by Tin Can Knits

 

 

Tops Tanks and Tees

April 18, 2016

Every year Shannon (of Very Shannon) hosts several amazing KALs and today she is starting her spring Tops, Tanks, and Tees KAL! I am very excited to say that Tin Can Knits will not only be one of the KAL sponsors, but I’ll be knitting along too. The idea behind this genius KAL is that knitters will work on a summer tank and finish it….in time for summer! That Shannon, always thinking ahead.

Low Tide would make an excellent summer sweater

Low Tide would make an excellent summer sweater, the perfect item to layer over a tank top

The Details

DATES

April 18th to May 20th (with possible extension)

HOW TO SIGN UP

Next week Very Shannon will launch the Tops, Tanks & Tees Knit Along Homepage and you will be able to find all the information about the KAL and sign up etc on the VS homepage then :)

SOCIAL MEDIA – #TTTKAL

We all love to see each others yarns, project choices and swatches so please be sure to tag your projects on social media and Ravelry with #TTTKAL and #TTTKAL16 (if you’d like) so we can follow along during the knit along!

You may even find your project shared on the blog! So don’t be shy – I promise this is one of the parts that makes this KAL so fun!

Flax Light is knit up in fingering weight yarn, go with short sleeves for a summery top!

Flax Light is knit up in fingering weight yarn, go with short sleeves for a summery top!

The Lure of the KAL

I should admit here, I do not have a great track record for finishing my KAL knits. And by that I mean the only KAL I think I have ever finished on time in recent years is the 12 sweaters in 2015. Not great considering my immense enthusiasm for knitting along!

When I was a fledgling knitwear designer and getting my teaching degree I worked at Urban Yarns and was in charge of the knit nights. I started organizing KALs and I was instantly hooked. There was so much encouragement from other knitters! So many people to ask if you had questions, so many yarn choices to help with, and such fun at the wrap up party, showing of lovely finished knits or commiserating on knits still on the needles. I love a good social knit.

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My Knit

So, this time, I vow to finish! I have been contemplating knitting a Bonny tank since Em first came up with the design for Handmade in the UK, so now is my moment. I think the reason I haven’t cast on as of yet is my yarn indecision. Should I use fingering for a different look, or stick with the lovely lace? Dark or light? Colorful or neutral? What to do, what to do!

Sweet Fiber Merino Lace in 'sketchbook'

Sweet Fiber Merino Lace in ‘sketchbook’

FINALLY I saw Sweet Fiber‘s new Merino Lace yarn at Fibers West and knew it was the perfect yarn. After a few more weeks of humming and hawing over the color choice I picked ‘sketchbook’, a beautiful dark grey. So, with my needles at the ready I will be casting on tonight!

What will you be casting on? How is your KAL track record?

Raindrops, perfect for a little KAL or a big KAL

Raindrops, perfect for a little KAL or a big KAL


 

More summery sweaters from TCK

Britannia

April 14, 2016

Britannia by Tin Can Knits

Emily and I are both the kind of people who are inspired by places. We have even written 3 books particularly inspired by place: Pacific Knits was inspired by the good old PNW, Handmade in the UK was inspired by Emily’s move to Edinburgh, and Road Trip was inspired by the wonderful vacations we have taken to Tofino and the Rocky Mountains.

3 books inspired by place

So, when the lovely ladies at Knit Social invited us to contribute designs to Cascadia, a collection inspired by our home, we had to say yes! Emily and I set to work jointly designing a sweater, Britannia.

Britannia by Tin Can Knits

So cute on the little ones!

 

Britannia is a beautiful beach, located just off the Sea to Sky Highway between Vancouver and Whistler.  It is an idyllic location on Howe Sound, from which you get that iconic BC view of ocean, forest, and mountains. It was settled long ago as a mining community and the beach is very near the old copper mine. My kids have enjoyed the tour of the (now closed) Britannia Mines. Panning for gold anyone? Checking out giant tires?

For our sweater, we wanted a garment that embraced what we each love: cables and lace. A bold central cable is flanked by panels of simple open lace. Britannia is a perfect sweater for layering, and, while it appears fancy, has straightforward bottom-up construction.

Britannia by Tin Can Knits

For the yarn we chose a subtle hand dye by SweetGeorgia yarns. It has all the lovely depth of colour of a hand dye, without detracting from the stitch patterns in this sweater. Emily is wearing ‘lettuce wrap’ and Hunter is wearing ‘goldmine’.

Britannia by Tin Can Knits

I knit up a Britannia for Hunter’s Christmas sweater this year, also in SweetGeorgia Superwash DK in ‘slate’. She has been particularly smitten with this years sweater, wearing it all the time! It is such a joy when they love the hand knit you made for them.

Britannia by Tin Can Knits

So, if you are looking to push your skills a little this year (the year of something new), try the Britannia sweater! Cables and lace, who could ask for anything more?

More TCK knits inspired by place:


North Shore by Tin Can KnitsClayoquot by Tin Can KnitsOld Growth by Tin Can Knits

How to knit a garment at a different gauge

April 7, 2016

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Sometimes, you may have the perfect yarn for a sweater, and the perfect sweater pattern in mind, but the two don’t quite match up in terms of gauge.  If you’re willing to venture a little ways outside the comforting zone of following a pattern exactly, many designs are flexible enough to allow adjustment for gauge.

Peanut Vest by Tin Can Knits

The Peanut Vest from Max & Bodhi’s Wardrobe was designed in The Uncommon Thread Merino DK, and is shown here in ‘seascape’ with ‘golden praline’ and ‘squirrel nutkin’ with ‘beeswax’

I wouldn’t suggest, for example, trying to knit an aran-weight pattern in lace-weight, but going one step up or down a yarn weight is often possible, although of course it will result in a different sort of finished object than that shown in the pattern photos, and require a different amount of yardage than the pattern states (so be sure to have plenty of yarn on hand!).

how to knit a garment at a different gauge than the pattern specifies

Using the example of the Peanut Vest that I recently knit for Max, I’ll take you step-by-step through the process of determining how to knit a garment at a different gauge than the pattern calls for.

Peanut Vest by Tin Can Knits

I made this version of the Peanut vest in Rainbow Heirloom Brit Aran, rather than the DK weight yarn the pattern was designed in.

The Peanut Vest, from Max & Bodhi’s Wardrobe, is designed in DK weight yarn, at 22 sts & 28 rounds in 4″ (that’s 5.5 sts & 7 rounds per inch).  My plan was to knit it in aran weight yarn at a gauge of 18 sts & 24 rounds / 4″ (that’s 4.5 sts & 6 rounds per inch).

first determine the finished size you’re aiming for

Max was 18 months at Christmas, and I planned for this cute little vest to fit for at least a year, so I decided I would aim to achieve the finished measurements of the 2-4 yr size: 24″ around at the chest, 10″ from hem to underarm, and 5″ armhole depth.

Peanut Vest by Tin Can Knits

The first question was which instructions to follow in order to achieve the 24″ chest measurement.  Gauge (review our tutorial here to learn more) is the key to determining the finished size of knits, and the formula is simple:

number of stitches per inch x number of inches desired = total number of stitches required

So since my chosen yarn knit to 4.5 stitches per inch, and I was aiming for a finished chest measurement of 24″, I multiplied the two numbers: 4.5 sts/inch  x 24″ = 108 sts.  108 sts was the EXACT number needed to achieve 24″ (how convenient!).  So the next step was to look at the pattern instructions.

Peanut Vest by Tin Can Knits

As it happens, the second size of the Peanut vest (3-6mo) is exactly 108 sts around, so I knew that would be the one I would follow.  I went through the pattern, and highlighted all the 2nd size stitch counts.  At the design gauge (5.5 sts / inch), these instructions result in a 3-6 mo size, but with my larger gauge (4.5 sts / inch), the same stitch counts would result in the 2-4 yr size I was aiming for.

follow the stitch counts of your ‘adjusted size’, but follow length instructions of your ‘desired size’

While following the STITCH counts for the ‘adjusted (3-6 mo) size’, I would at the same time follow the LENGTH instructions for the ‘desired (2-4 yr) size’.  This means the garment would come out the correct dimension around, and also the correct length.

If I were adjusting a very simple pattern, for example the Flax Pullover or Antler Cardigan, this would likely be all the calculation required, and it would be possible to simply knit the pattern following the ‘adjusted size’ instructions per the calculation above, while knitting to desired lengths at sleeves and body.

Peanut Vest by Tin Can Knits

However, because the Peanut vest features a lovely panel of fair-isle pattern on the chest, I needed to determine how my different ROUND gauge would affect the placement of this fixed-length element, so that I didn’t end up knitting too short or too long in the body, or have an odd placement of the pattern section.

The fair-isle pattern in this design is 25 rounds tall.  First, I calculated how tall the pattern would be at the design gauge (5.5 sts & 7 rounds per inch).

25 rounds / 7 rounds per inch = 3.57″ tall at design gauge

Then I calculated how tall the pattern would be at my new adjusted gauge (4.5 sts & 6 rounds per inch).

25 rounds / 6 rounds per inch = 4.16″ tall at adjusted gauge

So I knew that the pattern section, knit in my heavier yarn choice, would require at least an extra 0.6″ in height.  So where the pattern called for knitting to 4.5″ before starting the pattern (this is the length instruction for the 2-4 yr size), I instead knit to 3.75″ and then started working the colourwork pattern at that point.  Once the pattern section was complete, I simply followed the pattern as written, knitting to the specified length to underarm for the 2-4 yr size.

Throughout the rest of the pattern, I simply continued in the same vein, always using the ADJUSTED stitch count numbers (the second / 3-6 mo size), but where knit-to LENGTHS were mentioned, I used the instructions from the 2-4 yr size.

Peanut Vest by Tin Can Knits

Pretty soon I had an adorable little vest for my darling!  It made for a perfect Christmas day ‘dress up’ outfit, and is also ideal as formal wear, as I discovered last month when I polished him up for a family wedding.  Of course I also had to make him a little kilt in a Fraser tartan to match his dad’s!  And what will be next up? Wee kilt socks I imagine….

Peanut Vest by Tin Can Knits Peanut Vest by Tin Can Knits

other excellent gauge hacks

Here are some other great projects that knitters have adapted for a different yarn weight than the pattern originally called for.  My friend Rosie (she’s an epic sweater knitter… read more about that here) knit a beautiful North Shore pullover at 20 sts / 4″ rather than the 22 sts / 4″ called for in the pattern.

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Nina (dyer at Rainbow Heirloom) knit an exquisite Brekon cardigan (by Amy Christoffers) in aran weight rather than the fingering weight (at 22 sts / 4″) called for in the pattern.

Brekon

And I made a lovely Flax for Max in Rainbow Heirloom Sweater at 20 sts / 4″, rather than the 18 sts / 4″ called for in the pattern. Find all the details of that knit here.

Flax by Tin Can Knits

Who is this little frowny-faced creature?!

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Simple Patterns just begging to be ‘hacked’


Flax Light by Tin Can KnitsAntler CardiganI heart Rainbows by Tin Can Knits

A Palette for a Baby

March 31, 2016

Bounce, Baltic Baby, Umbilical Hat, and Little Squirrel

As I may have mentioned before (like here) I absolutely love knitting for new babes. When I found out my cousin was pregnant I pulled out my lovely stash of Tanis Fiber Arts and started plotting a Bounce blanket (Emily had just finished designing it and I really didn’t need much of an excuse to cast on).

Bounce Blanket

Bounce knit up in Tanis Fiber Arts Yellow Label DK in ‘sand’, ‘seabreeze’, ‘ravine’, ‘grapefruit’, ‘orchid’, ‘saffron’, ‘chartreuse’, ‘slate’, and ‘frost’

I didn’t get very far in my knitting before I was reminded that there are now several ladies in my family who knit, and perhaps they would want in on this knit fest! So I went back to the stash (it’s a big stash, I’ll tell you all about it some time), to find yarns for booties, a sweater, and a hat, all coordinating with my blanket.

Little Squirrel

Little Squirrel socks, knit up in Madelinetosh Vintage in ‘cousteau’

While I waffle quite a bit on my own ‘favourite colour’ or ‘favourite palette’ from one day to the next, it is quite helpful when knitting for someone to know when they do have a favourite. For Gillian (the mama) that colour is teal. She has always loved it and always will. So I was confident, boy or girl, teal would fit well in the little bundle’s wardrobe.

My mum now has a 'go to' baby sweater! This is the Baltic Baby Sweater knit up in Sweet Fiber Merino Twist Worsted in 'smoke' with accents in Madelinetosh Vintage in 'Button Jar'

My mum now has a ‘go to’ baby sweater! This is the Baltic Baby Sweater knit up in Sweet Fiber Merino Twist Worsted in ‘smoke’ with accents in Madelinetosh Vintage in ‘Button Jar’

Holly whipped up this adorable hat with ALMOST no help.

Holly whipped up this adorable Umbilical Cord hat with ALMOST no help.

And so, while I finished up the Bounce blanket, Holly worked a wee Umbilical Cord Hat from the Stitch and Bitch book, Emily knit the most adorable pair of Little Squirrel Socks, and my mum knit her ‘go to’ sweater, the Baltic Baby Sweater by Lisa Chemery. We wrapped up our package for wee Harrison (Gillian’s happy, healthy boy) and sent our love to Calgary.

Max & BodhiEmily and I have always loved baby knits, in fact, it launched us into the world of knitwear design with our first book 9 Months of Knitting! We also created Max & Bodhi’s Wardrobe, inspired by my youngest, Bodhi, and Emily’s first, Max.

So, what are your go-to baby knits? Do you prefer an accessory? An heirloom blanket? A sweater for a wee tyke?

 

 

 

 


More baby knits from TCK:

Measuring Gauge over Lace

March 24, 2016

Earlier this year we brought you a new lace design – the Bounce Blanket.  We included instructions on how to work a swatch and determine your gauge over lace in the pattern, but we thought we might elaborate on measuring gauge over lace here!

Bounce Blanket by Tin Can Knits

The Bounce Blanket is knit in an ombre of mini-skeins from Rainbow Heirloom.

how to swatch and measure gauge over a lace pattern

  1. Work a swatch which is a number of pattern repeats wide, at least the number you think will give you a swatch 4-6 inches wide and tall.  If you are confused about pattern repeats, review our tutorial on reading knitting charts.
  2. Take care to cast on and bind off quite loosely, which will allow the swatch to block out properly.
  3. It’s not as important as your gauge after blocking, but I suggest you measure gauge before blocking, taking note of stitch and row gauge.  This is your ‘unblocked gauge’.
    1. To measure gauge in lace, I find it most useful to mark points in the pattern which repeat.  For example, if there is a central line vertical line, mark it with a pin, then mark the same spot one or two or three repeats to the left or right.  Measure the distance between the pins accurately, and take note of it.  Then divide the number of stitches you know are in the repeats by the distance (inches).  In the example shown below, you’d measure the distance (we’ll say it was 6″), then divide the 24 sts by 6″… 24 sts/6″ = 4 sts per inch.  If you multiply this by 4 you get 16 sts in 4″, the distance over which gauge is typically stated.

      How to Measure Gauge over Lace

      This example is from the free Gothic Lace Scarf (or cowl) pattern, which has a 8 stitch and 12 row repeat pattern. For more info check out the full tutorial.

    2. Use the same method to determine row or round gauge.  Choose a clear point in the pattern (for example the top point of a lace leaf), and mark it with a pin.  Then mark the same point one, two, or more repeats up or down from this point.  Measure the distance and divide the number of rows by this distance.  If the distance in the example above was 4.25″ for example, then we would divide the rows (24) by 4.25″ = 5.65 rows per inch, or 22.5 rows / 4″.  The gauge for the unblocked sample above would be stated as 16 sts & 22.5 rows / 4″.
  4. Wet block the swatch in the same way you would the final lace piece, allowing it to dry fully before unpinning.  We’ve got tutorials on the basics of blocking, and how to block a lace shawl that you may want to review.
  5. Finally, measure the blocked gauge, following the same steps as above.  The blocked gauge is the important one, since your finished item will be blocked; so you should swatch until you’ve achieved the gauge called for by the pattern.

Once you determine the finished gauge that you’ve achieved in your swatch, you can determine whether to proceed with the project on the same needles, or adjust to a larger needle size for larger stitches (and a smaller sts / 4” number) or a smaller size for smaller stitches (a larger sts / 4” number).

Redcedar Stole by Tin Can Knits

With a large-scale lace panel, the Redcedar stole gives a gauge measurement by listing the finished size of the panel, rather than gauge over 4 inches. This version is knit in Rainbow Heirloom Brit Aran in ‘apparition’.

Some patterns (the Redcedar stole for example) will list gauge in a different way, by giving the finished size of a lace repeat rather than a number in sts per inch or sts per 4″.  The pattern states that the lace panel, 19 sts wide by 42 rows long, should measure 6.5″ wide by 7.5″ long after blocking.  In order to work a gauge swatch in this case, you would work the 19 stitch panel (plus a few edge sts each side) for at least 42 rows, wet block and dry the swatch, then measure to see whether it does in fact measure as stated.  From there you’d adjust to larger or smaller needles as required or desired.

gauge in lace: sometimes it matters, often it doesn’t

Thankfully, often with lace, gauge doesn’t matter too much, because we often see lace in shawls, stoles, blankets, and accessories where fit doesn’t matter so much.  The Lodestar, Estuary, Photosynthesis, Botany, Sunflower Shawls and Vivid blanket are some great flexible lace designs by Tin Can Knits.

However if you are making an all-over lace garment, and you wanted the fit to be ‘per design’ you’d want to take care to check your gauge in pattern.

What if you can’t make both stitch gauge AND row gauge match the gauge stated in the pattern, no matter what needle size you use?

It is generally most crucial to achieve the stated stitch gauge in order to get a finished knit of similar size to the pattern sample.  For example, to achieve a bust size of 40”, you must work at the correct stitch gauge.  Row gauge is generally less important (although there are exceptions to this rule!), as you can simply knit the body of a garment longer or shorter, and pattern instructions often give knit-to lengths in inches, rather than specifying row counts.

However, keep in mind that if your row or round gauge is significantly different than that given by the pattern, this will effect the yardage requirements.  Read our separate tutorial dedicated to row gauge here.

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Edinburgh Yarn Festival 2016

March 22, 2016

It’s been a hectic weekend!  The Edinburgh Yarn Festival take #3 was very exciting, despite the fact that all I did was shop, snap a few photos, chat, and fondle yarn!

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New additions to my stash: British Alpaca Tweed by The Border Mill and Scottish raised Buachaille by Kate Davies

shopping for inspiration

Have you visited a major yarn & fibre festival?  I don’t know about you, but for me being in the presence of so many creative people and beautiful materials is one of the most inspiring things!  I’m positively BUZZING with ideas, creative energy and excitement after this show.  And I’ve added some lovely skeins to my stash.

meeting cool knit cats

One of my aims this year, as 2016 is the Year to Learn Something New, was to meet and introduce myself to more designers, dyers and knitters, learn their stories, and familiarize myself with the excellent work going on outside of my own studio!  As a designer I spend a lot of time working away in my creative cave, and sometimes miss the inspiration and learning that can be found through the work of my colleagues.

Since I didn’t have a booth at EYF this year, I made the most of the social opportunities!  I had the pleasure to meet Thea Coleman (babycocktails), Bristol Ivy, Melanie Berg (Mairlynd) and Kirsten Kapur for the first time.  And I spent a lovely evening catching up with Justyna Lorkowska (Lete’s Knits), Dieuwke van Mulligen (Knitter’s Kitchen), Renée Callahan and Linda from Kettle Yarn Co. among others!

Of course I also admired the new designs and yarn by Ysolda, met Kate Davies in person while swooning over her new yarn and latest collection, and bought ALL the Hedgehog fibres from the Stephen & Penelope booth… YUM.  Thanks ladies and gentlemen, it was a pleasure, and I look forward to getting to know you further at upcoming events.

beautifully british and rare breeds

While you know we love to knit in hand-dyes, we have an upcoming project that leans more toward neutrals, worked in fibres more local to us, so I’ve been doing a lot of learning (and shopping) for yarns raised or spun here in the UK.  A few of the yarns that fascinated me at this show were the Alpaca Tweed by The Border Mill, Scottish raised Buachaille by Kate Davies, Wensleydale by the Chopped Ginger Wool Project, John Arbon’s Knit by Numbers range, and Ysolda’s new Blend no.1.

dyers who like it bright!

Of course, we’ve still got a number of other irons in the fire, and some of them require HOT HOT HOT colours… so here are just a small sample of some of the exquisite hand-dyers yarns that I loved in this festival!

The show was so much fun, and while advanced pregnancy prevented me from ceilidh dancing, I enjoyed the fibre, friends and excellent chat!

Max modelled his North Shore pullover on Saturday, with rockstar hair captured on film by French knit blogger Bintou (thanks!) check out her blog, and her feed nappyknitter on Instagram… very inspiring.  As you can see from the sizeable bump, I’m nearing baby day!

Home at last... petting my new skeins!

Home at last… petting my new skeins!

flock to a fibre festival!

Are you headed to a fibre festival this year?  If you can’t actually visit a local festival, pick up a copy of Clara Parkes new book Knitlandia and enjoy the experience from the comfort of your armchair!  If you aren’t already on our list, sign up for our excellent email updates so you don’t miss out on new tutorials, patterns, and subscriber special offers!  And follow us on your fav social spot too:

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