Self-Striping Sock – Apple Tree : Dyed to Order

Self-Striping Sock – Apple Tree : Dyed to Order

Colour The Apple Tree self-striping colourway consists of narrow stripes in the following order: red (2 1/2 – 3 rows), brown (1 to 1 1/2 rows), green (2 1/2 – 3 rows) and brown (1 to 1 1/2 rows). Yarn Details 75% superwash merino and 25% nylongood basic sock yarn that is soft with the added strength of nylongreat yardage for 100g skein100g and 420 m (463 yards)machine washable in cold water and lay flat to dry Dyed to order and will...

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Silk/Linen Select Lace – Glacier

Silk/Linen Select Lace – Glacier

Colour The Glacier colourway is a subtle mix of various shades of light silvery green. Yarn Details 65% silk and 35% linensoft with a lovely drape115 g and 691 m (755 yards)hand wash and lay flat to dry $36.00 Cdn Shipping (Canada/US): $8.00 for first item (kit is 1 item), $1.00 for each additional item project ideas This yarn is excellent for scarves, cowls, and shawls or anything that goes directly against the the skin....

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Silk/Linen Fingering – Green Apple

Silk/Linen Fingering – Green Apple

Colour The Green Apple colourway is a subtle mix of various shades of bright green. Yarn Details 65% silk and 35% linensoft with a lovely drape115 g and 439 m (480 yards)handwash and lay flat to dry $36.00 Cdn Shipping (Canada/US): $8.00 for first item (kit is 1 item), $1.00 for each additional item project ideas This yarn is excellent for scarves, cowls, and shawls or anything that goes directly against the the...

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Merino/Silk Fingering – Green Apple

Merino/Silk Fingering – Green Apple

Colour The Green Apple is a subtle mix of various shades of bright green. Yarn Details Merino/Silk Fingering is a 4-ply yarn50% superwash merino and 50% silksoft with a lovely shine to the yarn100 g and 400 m (438 yards) There are 2 skeins in this dye batch. $34.00 Cdn Shipping (Canada/US): $8.00 for first item (kit is 1 item), $1.00 for each additional item project ideas This yarn is excellent for scarves, cowls, and shawls or anything that...

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Merino Single Ply Fingering – Green Grass

Merino Single Ply Fingering – Green Grass

Colour The Green Grass colourway is a subtle mix of different shades of bright green. Yarn Details Single ply with a tight twist100% superwash merinosoft with great stitch definition100 g and 365 m (400 yards) $25.00 Cdn Shipping (Canada/US): $8.00 for first item(kit is 1 item), $1.00 for each additional item project ideas This yarn is excellent for socks, hats, gloves, scarves and...

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Merino/Silk DK – Michelle’s Green

Merino/Silk DK – Michelle’s Green

Colour The Michelle’s Green colourway is a mix of various shades of chartreuse and gold. Yarn Details Merino/Silk DK is a 4-ply yarn 50% superwash merino and 50% silk soft with a lovely shine to the yarn 100 g and 211 m (231 yards)   There is only 1 skein still available in this dye batch. $34.00 Cdn Shipping (Canada/US): $6.50 for first item(kit is 1 item), $1.00 for each additional item project ideas This yarn is excellent for...

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Shawl Challenge at my knitting guild

Shawl Challenge at my knitting guild

The challenge this year at the Ottawa Knitting Guild was for shawls. There were five categories: shawlette from a pattern, shawl from a pattern, shawlette adapted from a pattern, shawl adapted from a pattern and design your own shawl. I entered a shawlette and a shawl into the challenge and I was surprised and pleased to win second prize in the shawlette from a pattern category (red shawlette pictured below). For the shawl I made Madli’s...

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Overdye Sweater Request

Overdye Sweater Request

A while ago, a friend asked me if I could overdye a sweater for her. It is a lovely cabled sweater knit out of a merino/silk yarn but unfortunately it was a light grey colour which is not flattering for my friend’s colouring. My friend did knit this lovely sweater but did not choose the colour (store sample originally). I suggested overdyeing it green as I know that is a colour she loves and that we like the same greens. I also asked if...

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