Recently, from Amanda & Fiona


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 »

February is Cascadia month!

Hi everyone! We are super excited to embark on a mini Cascadia tour this February. We tried to come up with with a catchy name like “Feb-cadia” or “Cascade-uary”, but it just wasn’t working so we are calling February the Month of Cascadia instead. Please come visit us at one (or all!) of our stops.  Continue Reading »

Happy New Year!

Hello everyone! Hope you had a wonderful holiday season and New Year filled with warmth, joy and lots of knitting! I know it’s been quiet around here lately – Amanda and I took a much needed break over Christmas to be with our friends and families so we weren’t online that much. Rest assured though,  Continue Reading »

Knit City 2013

We have been wanting to blog about the amazing whirlwind that was Knit City 2013  for weeks, but we were so busy at the show that we weren’t able to take any pictures. Thankfully, Signy from Shine Photography volunteered to take some shots for us, and we’re really excited to share them with you. We  Continue Reading »

Spring Retreat with Tin Can Knits

We are super excited to announce our spring retreat for 2014. Please join us from April 25-27, 2014 at Springbrooke Retreat Centre with our guest instructor Alexa Ludeman of Tin Can Knits. Not only is Alexa an exceptional knitwear designer and all-around wonderful person, she is also the talented photographer behind our recent book, Cascadia. Of  Continue Reading »

Knit City 2013 Exclusive Yarn // Shop Sale!!

Well, we’ve recovered from Knit City 2013 enough to inventory our merchandise and we now have everything up for sale in the SHOP, including our exclusive Knit City 2013 colourways. We haven’t quite recovered enough to do a proper blog post about KC13 yet, but soon we promise! In short though, Knit City 2013 was absolutely outstanding.  Continue Reading »

Knit City 2013 Swag Bag winners!

What an amazing weekend! We will have lots of pictures of Knit City 2013 and a proper blog post soon, so stay tuned.  For now, here is the list of the swag bag winners who haven’t picked up their prizes yet. If you are on the list, please contact us at and we will  Continue Reading »

Knit City Sponsor Spotlight – Ginger Ngo

Knit City wouldn’t be possible without the support from our amazing sponsors. We will be featuring all of our sponsors here on the Knit City blog. Please take a moment to check these fine folks out! Last but certainly not least in the spotlight is Ginger Ngo.   Ginger Ngo is a graphic designer based  Continue Reading »