Monthly Archives: September 2013

A handknit runway

Last week Twist Collective was the special guest at the Downtown Knit Collective in Toronto, and it was quite the evening of eye candy. And when I say “Twist Collective” was the guest, I do mean about as much of Twist Collective as could be fitted in one evening in one lecture hall. Kate Gilbert […]

New additions

Last weekend I went with my mom and sister down to the Kitchener-Waterloo Knitter’s Fair (it and the Toronto Knitter’s Frolic in the spring are the two bi-annual yarn purchasing pilgrimage opportunities in the area). It was nice to see a few familiar knitter faces in the crowd. I also had no specific purchasing plans […]

I wonder how non-knitters do this

At the end of July I cast on for a Locke St. cardigan for myself. The original sample still lives at the Purple Purl, which is actually fine with me, and over the summer when I was there looking at the colours of Tanis‘ yarns, and I just really liked the look of her new […]

But for a few buttons

Except for wanting a few buttons, folks, this Uji cardigan is a wrap. I gotta say, I welcome the chilly fall weekends if that means I’ll finally get to wear it! I’ll get some modelled shots of it on a person (me, preferably) once some button shopping gets on the docket, but for now – […]

Piece by piece

Since February I’ve been knitting my Uji cardigan in bits and pieces of time, and knitting friends, it is almost done. I’ve kept needing to put it down in order to give time to other projects, and then of course there was a while towards the end of spring when it was hard to find […]


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