Knitted Christmas Gifts

Knitted Christmas Gifts

My friend, Barb received the parcel with the gifts I knitted for her, her two girls and her Mom today. She texted me immediately afterwards to say that she and the girls loved theirs gifts and that she was already wearing hers. Her Mom will get her present the next time that she comes up to Halifax to visit. I made Earth Maiden for my friend, Barb as she really liked my Earth Maiden that I wore when I visited her last summer. Earth Maiden is a...

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Knitted and knitting related gifts

Knitted and knitting related gifts

I gave a few knitted gifts and one knitting related gift this Christmas. I am still working on a few other knitted gifts which luckily for me have a later deadline. I knitted a neckwarmer for each of my friend’s two little girls using 1 skein of my Merino Sport yarn in the Springtime Lilacs colourways. I used the Neck Warmer pattern by Brenda Zuk with a couple of modifications. I only cast on 100 sts instead of 120 sts since I was...

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Open House for Yvieknits Yarns on Feb. 9th

Open House for Yvieknits Yarns on Feb. 9th

I am holding an Open House/Trunk Show at my house in Stittsville (Ottawa), Ontario on February 9th, 2013 from 11 am to 4 pm to celebrate the upcoming one year anniversary of my website. I have invited my friends Francine of Fancy That – Creations by Francine and Natalie of Natalie Servant Designs to join me for this event. This means that not only will I have all of my yarns and the shawl kits available here but there will also be a good...

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Shades of Purple

Colour Shades of Purple colourway is primarily various shades of medium to dark purple with a little bit of black mixed in. Yarn Details 8-ply yarn that is a cabled yarn of 4 double-plies 100% superwash merino soft and has great stitch definition. 100 g and 250 m (274 yards) Machine washable  For sale at the Loop Craft Cafe in Halifax, Nova Scotia until July 24th, 2012        project ideas This yarn is excellent for...

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