Mitten Station Experimentation!

For mitten number 5, Annie thought she’d try a little experiment. When knitting her mini mittens, she used a 2.25 mm needle and Jamieson & Smith 2 ply Jumper Weight yarn, which is a fingering weight. This gave her a gauge of 34 stitches over 4 inches, or 8.5 stitches per inch. Plus an adorable …

Mitten the 4th!

Here is Annie’s mitten no. 4 also in Jamieson & Smith 2 ply Jumper Weight, from Kathy Lewinski’s Mitten Garland Advent Calendar! Marilynn’s Knit-a-Long for this pattern is still happening. We won’t be done until November 19th, so there is still plenty of time to join in the fun. Check out our Knit-a-Long thread in …

New Loop House Fingering Weight!

We have brand new, limited edition colourways of our Loop House Fingering weight yarn for you. Not only do we have new colours, but we have TWO brand new bases for you as well! Our first base is a beautiful combo of 70% Peruvian superwash wool and 30% Tussah silk. Sooo lovely! Our second new …

Mitten Books, Needles and Jumper Weight!

We have a beautiful new book in stock this week. In keeping with our mitten theme, we have “Saltwater Mittens” by Christine LeGrow and Shirley A. Scott. This gorgeous book features wonderful patterns for heritage mittens from Newfoundland that are as practical as they are lovely. We also have a whole bunch of ChiaoGoo needles! …

We’re Having a Mitten Party!

Since we’re all deep into our mini mitten making, we thought it would be really fun to have ourselves a little mitten party. Join us on Wednesday, February 13th, from 3:00 onwards for some mini mitten fun. We can work on our mittens, chat about our mittens, and oooh and aaahh over everyone’s adorable little …

Friday Mitten!

Our Friday finished object this week is Annie’s Mitten 3 in Jamieson & Smith 2 ply Jumper Weight, from Kathy Lewinski’s Mitten Garland Advent Calendar! In case you missed it, Marilynn is doing a Knit-a-Long for this pattern. We won’t be done until November 19th, so there is still plenty of time to join in …

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