I escaped to Galiano Island this weekend with a couple of great girlfriends. Yesterday was grey and windy, but we managed to fit in a hike and few naps. I even had time to knit this beautiful toque. And this is what we awoke to this morning!
I’ve been wearing this toque ever since the weather turned. This is one of my favourite patterns from Jane Richmond. It’s so quick to knit and looks great every time. Many friends have found one of these under their tree at Christmas. This time around I used Malabrigo Rasta
Instead of flitting off somewhere warm and sunny for the long weekend, a good friend and I decided to stay in town and take some fibre art classes at my local wool shop, Knotty by Nature. First, on Saturday we did the intro to wet felting class, followed by an afternoon at the spa and [...]
I managed to finish up two of my incomplete projects: the Beignet and Begbie Cowl. I was able to incorporate my ceramic buttons into both projects. The Beignet skirt has twelve buttons up the front. The buttons look great, but the button holes were a challenge. I chose to try bound buttons holes and it [...]
Over the past couple weeks in some of my regular readings I have been come across posts about peoples UFOs ( UnFinished Objects. ) This got me thinking about my many and I mean many unfinished projects, it seems that as soon as things start to go sideways I very quickly lose interest. I [...]