What we got Wednesday – November 4th, 2015

Grendel

We got a new fibre friend! His name is Grendel, and he is a troll who is hoping “to dispel some of the myths about trolls.” From his bio: “Troll misbehaviour is grossly exaggerated. How often do you actually see documented evidence of a troll getting out of hand?” Grendel is a unique “Bragg Creekture” …

A nice, Friday sweater

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We wanted to show you Karen’s sweater today. She found the pattern in a vintage Family Circle magazine, and knitted it in Heart West Haven 2 ply yarn, a locally sourced yarn from Millarville, Alberta. Great job, Karen! It is one beautiful sweater, and the details are amazing!  

August 4th Show & Tell!

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This is Marilynn’s colourful blanket, knitted in Uptown Worsted. She used the Favorite Blanket pattern by Kate Oates. The blanket will be on display in the store until after Christmas, so come in and check it out!   This is Linda Bellan’s Snowflakes Blanket. She used Aire Valley DK in colours 010 and 011.     We …

Show & Tell (& a reminder)

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Show & Tell Andrea combined the stitch chart from the Britannia cardi with the Knitting Pure and Simple top down raglan with a rolled collar to create this beautiful toddler sweater. She knitted it using Diamond Luxury Pure Wool Superwash, which washed up perfectly! Now for the reminder… June 24th is the last Wednesday that …

Postcards from TNNA

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A & C went to TNNA! They found lots of treasures! A wall of Malabrigo A Cobble Hill in Malabrigo Rasta Treenway Silks Zola – on its way… in 7 colours! Theraglove – Fun was had with Scott the hockey fan, and gloves were ordered too!   Beautiful Hexagons   Bonnie Bishoff shawl pins! Hand forged and …