Category: Gifts Ideas

Moma Baskets and Bracelets 25%

As a special pre-Christmas treat Big Blue Moma Fair Trade Ghanian Baskets and Canadian made leather measuring bracelets, now 25% off. Give the knitter in your life a special treat, of a beautiful basket or trendy bracelet. Bracelet regular 30$, now $21, gold, silver,… Continue Reading “Moma Baskets and Bracelets 25%”

Lovely Little Gift Ideas

Cavallini Pouches, $17 lined, heavy canvas, metal zipper, vintage prints from the Cavallini archive. perfect for stuffing with little sewing or knitting notions, or art supplies. Symphonie Dreams Starter set from Knitter’s Pride, comes with three tips, 4.0, 5.5, 6.0 and two cables, 24… Continue Reading “Lovely Little Gift Ideas”

Quick and easy Fuego drop stitch cowl

One skein of the gorgeous Fuego in Cobalto makes this warm, squishy cowl. It’s sure to keep your chin and neck warm during this Arctic outflow!   Photos by Matthew Pedley

Neoclassical Wrap

Here’s our latest project we just can’t get enough of. The Neoclassical Wrap. This gorgeous poncho wrap can be made with either 12 mm or 15 mm needles in three sizes, but even the small fits everyone. It just doesn’t hang as low. The… Continue Reading “Neoclassical Wrap”

Cowls inspired by Claire and Scottish Highlands

So some of us have have been making cowls inspired by the Scottish Highlands. here’s a free pattern from Kristen Brooks called Sassenach It works beautifully with Chunky or Bulky yarns held doubled such as Swagger and Fuego (26.50 each) or single held Mega… Continue Reading “Cowls inspired by Claire and Scottish Highlands”

Cowls of Autumn

Cowls are great, quick knits that use less yarn than scarves. Here are some of my favourite patterns, all of which would looks fantastic with a couple of hanks of Rowan Fine Art, which are currently on sale at both our stores! Honey uses… Continue Reading “Cowls of Autumn”

Luxury Fibres for Mrs. Claus- light as air

Treat your loved one to the luxury of beautiful yarn. AIR is something extraordinary—an ultra soft, durable, pill-resistant yarn that is lighter and warmer than 100% cashmere. AIR features 40% of down from the brushtail possum fiber, combined with 40% cashmere and 20% mulberry… Continue Reading “Luxury Fibres for Mrs. Claus- light as air”

Arboreal Cowl, a quick knit or a nifty gift!

As the days get shorter, and knitting time becomes more limited, super bulky yarn and needles make for quick gifts! The Arboreal Cowl, available as a free Ravelry download, uses just 106 yards of super bulky yarn and can be knit in a variety… Continue Reading “Arboreal Cowl, a quick knit or a nifty gift!”

Burnett by Berroco Yarns – a great baby cardigan!

Baby knits are always a fabulous gift! Knit in one piece with foldback cuffs and an easy checkerboard pattern, this baby cardigan looks great on all babies. Sized for 6 , 9, 12, and 18 months, it is shown in Berroco Comfort, but feel… Continue Reading “Burnett by Berroco Yarns – a great baby cardigan!”

Kudos to Mom at Simply Notable for her Cork Forest

These little Cork Forest Christmas trees make an awesome hostess gift. Check out the pattern and the blog of Simply Notable a mother daughter blogging team of awesomeness!