Category Archives: Life

Making Mistakes – an ostrich moment

Written on November 4, 2014 at 11:31 am, by

So a few weeks ago, I posted this picture on our Instagram feed. It shows all 14 of my unfinished projects (aka wip’s, ufo’s) that were tucked away in little project bags all over the house. My husband is a tidy guy, so I try my best to keep my knitting ‘stuff’ condensed. It was  Continue Reading »

Héla

Written on January 28, 2014 at 1:33 pm, by

Last summer, dear sweet Fiona was travelling through Northern Ontario during her family’s annual vacation. She texted me from Egli’s Sheep Farm – “Want some Lopi??”. The answer to which was, of course, yes.  Thanks to the magic of picture texting and trusting Fiona’s judgement,  I settled on a choice of 3 colours for the  Continue Reading »

Fibre Feast Celebration

Written on August 11, 2013 at 8:13 pm, by

We are super excited to be a part of the Fibre Feast Celebration, a free social evening for textile folk! Fiber Feast is all about linen. Resident artists Caitlin ffench and Sharon Kallis have been cultivating a garden bed at Aberthau House since the Spring, full of flax as well as food crops. Come learn  Continue Reading »

Cascadia

Written on June 3, 2013 at 8:06 am, by

Shortly after Knit City 2012 wrapped up, Fiona and I put out a submission call to the local designers that we had come to know personally through Knit Social. We wanted to put together a book that celebrated how much we love Coastal BC (both of us having been born and raised in Vancouver and  Continue Reading »

We’re 2 today!

Written on June 1, 2013 at 11:19 am, by

Woohoo! Happy Anniversary to us! It’s boggling to think that two years ago Fiona and I decided we wanted to organize a knitting retreat, started our business while my husband was on a 3-week cross-country work trip, and somehow through the magic of hard work and amazing support ended up here with 3 retreats, 4  Continue Reading »

Progress

Written on May 27, 2013 at 8:41 am, by

I am loving both of my summer projects, and am making decent progress on them. I’ve knit my Work + Shelter Lace Striped pullover up to the arms and I just finished the bottom hem on my Everyday Linen Raglan and am starting the short rows for the back tail. They are both knit from  Continue Reading »

Update: Success!

Written on May 23, 2013 at 8:56 am, by

Awhile ago I posted about approaching my knit projects from a different direction. It’s been a common theme for Fiona and I lately, and we’ve been talking a lot about making more informed choices in our projects and how that can spill over into everyday life. Pretty big thoughts. But i’m very proud to report  Continue Reading »

Instagram round-up

Written on February 23, 2013 at 12:44 pm, by

This week we took stock of unfinished projects for Finish February, flew a kite, obsessed over granny squares, spent lots of time with the kids and fit in a meeting or two… Visit our Instagram page to see what else we’ve been up to!