Cathedral Grove is here

Cathedral Grove is here

This pattern is one of my favourites. I was inspired by the magnificent Cathedral Grove Provincial Park on Vancouver Island, but as the pattern came together it became more than an homage to Douglas Firs and had become a gothic splendour. This is a great 

Lovecrafts Pattern of the month

Lovecrafts Pattern of the month

Remember my Fireweed socks? The ones that were ‘coming soon’ for what felt like forever? I got in my head about that pattern. Somewhere around the heel I got lost in crippling imposter syndrome. I fussed and procrastinated and then eventually released the pattern all 

Time flies….when you’re not having fun

Time flies….when you’re not having fun

We are now in our peak daily cases of the pandemic. Spring has sprung but it all feels grim and scary right now. Our public health officials are rolling out vaccine as fast as possible, but of course it isn’t fast enough. I would be 

Fireweed socks

Fireweed socks

This pattern just took so much longer than I would have liked. But the final pair of test knits is done and I just have a pair to do for photos. This means Fireweed Socks are actually getting published in March 2021. The final pattern 

Autumn beanie – reimagined for Christmas

Autumn beanie – reimagined for Christmas

Oh neat. Here’s my autumn beanie done in a hand dyed christmasy yarn. She’s thinking of putting a bright yellow pom pom on it – which I think will be amazing!!! Fiona (quack.yarn) – looks amazing and it’s always wonderful to see a pattern realised 

Winter Rose cowl – alternatives

Winter Rose cowl – alternatives

Although I initially designed this cowl to be down in wedding white and to be a striking piece against black or dark grey coats, I had some very bright mohair lying around and decided to give it go. Well….. It’s going great! So if you’re 

Bread and Roses Shawl

Bread and Roses Shawl

In ivory, this beaded shawl is inspired by, and pays homage to the worldwide call for suffrage and equality.  You can find more out here: Bread and Roses Shawl inspiration This shawl is stunningly elegant and incredibly light while still providing warmth.  It will work 

Sweetheart Socks

Sweetheart Socks

A simple vanilla sock with a little texture to make it interesting.  When you put your feet together you will have a heart shape looking back at you.  This sock is designed for Knit Picks Felici yarn to take advantage of the wonderful self-striping colourways, 

Winter Rose Cowl

Winter Rose Cowl

This pattern uses a simple repeating lacework technique and beading. It is great for someone wanting to dip their toe into either lacework and/or beading. This pattern has both written and charted instructions. Techniques used: Lacework Beading using a crochet hook Working in the round 

Winter Rose Cowl Update

Winter Rose Cowl Update

I published this on Saturday and have already had some purchases on it. I’m just incredibly chuffed about this. It is great feeling that someone liked your idea enough to pay you some money for it. Incredibly validating. So even though it is cold and