Cormier Grille Shawl Kit

This shawl kit contains the Cormier Grille Shawl pattern by Natalie Servant, 2 skeins of Yvieknits Yarn Sock in the Pewter colourway, and 1 silver shawl pin from Fancy That РCreations by Francine. The Cormier Grille shawl is a reversible lace triangular shawl inspired by a metal grille that architect Ernest Cormier used in the hall of honour in the Pavilion Roger-Gaudry at the Universit̩ de Montr̩al. There is enough yardage in these 2...

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Winner of Comier Grille Shawl pattern is …

Winner of Comier Grille Shawl pattern is …

The winner of the Cormier Grille Shawl pattern is Denise who said “I love love love art deco, so the Frond mittens and Hat are my fav!”. I have sent you an email with the details on how to claim your pattern. Thank you to everyone who took the time to enter my giveaway contest.

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Cormier Grille Shawl Pattern Giveaway

Cormier Grille Shawl Pattern Giveaway

My friend, Natalie Servant recently released this Cormier Grille Shawl pattern as the January pattern from her new subscription e-book Canadian Art Deco Knits. Natalie knit her large fingering weight sample of this shawl using about 1.5 skeins of my sock yarn in the pewter colourway. This was my first time providing yarn support to a designer and I’m really glad that Natalie was the first. Natalie is releasing a pattern a month in 2015 as...

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Create your own shawl kit

This option allows you to create your custom shawl kit by allowing you to select the shawl pattern and the yarn and colourway. Your shawl kit will be packaged in one of these boxes and it counts as one item for shipping. Step 1: Choose your shawl pattern from Natalie Servant Designs. You can find a list of Natalie’s patterns here. Step 2: Choose your yarn and colourway that you would like from the yarn currently available on this website....

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Busy September

Busy September

September was my busiest and most successful month so far. I’m slowly catching up on things, like blogging, that I let slide during those crazy weeks. Shortly after sending off my first yarn order off to The Robbins’ Nest in Brighton, Ontario (previous blog post), Francine and I were vendors at the 2nd Annual Wolfe Island Fibre Fest on Saturday, September 14th. The festival was a two day event but as this was our first year...

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First order to Robbins’ Nest

First order to Robbins’ Nest

This box with skeins of my Angel Select Lace, BFL/Silk Select Lace, Merino Light Fingering, Merino Single Ply Fingering and Sock yarn are on their way to the Robbins’ Nest in Brighton, ON. The box also contains copies of Natalie Servant Designs patterns and sets of stitch markers from Fancy That. The shipment should arrive on Friday, September 13, 2013 or Monday, September 14, 2013. The Robbins Nest is hosting a 2 day trunk show for...

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Twist 2013

Twist 2013

The 2nd Annual Twist Fibre Festival was on August 24-25th this year. I shared a booth again with my friend Francine of Fancy That – Creations by Fancine and we were given the same booth as last year (#55 on the corner). This year’s event was much bigger than last year and it was very well attended even on Sunday. The weather even co-operated this year so that it was pleasantly warm instead of super hot like it was last year. We...

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Lavender Fields Shawl Kit

This shawl kit contains the Lavender Fields shawl pattern by Natalie Servant, 1 skein of Yvieknits Yarn BFL/Silk Select Lace in the Persian Violet colourway, and 1 silver shawl pin from Fancy That – Creations by Francine. The Lavender Fields shawl is a wavy-edged triangular shawl inspired by lavender fields and flowers. There is enough yardage in this skein of BFL/Silk Select Lace yarn to knit the large version of this shawl. BFL/Silk...

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