Category Archives: Life

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!

Put A Granny Square On It! *

Written on February 19, 2013 at 10:30 am, by

I can’t believe it has taken me so long to make a granny square, but I am now a true believer. These things are amazing. They eat up stash yarn in a most satisfying way, they look cute even when they are ugly, and making them is totally addictive even if you don’t really like  Continue Reading »