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Yes sir, yes sir

Yes sir, yes sir

Three Bags Full, one of my LYSs is now carrying my patterns!  Three Bags Full specializes in gorgeous natural fibres, often hand dyed.  They don’t carry the conventional self-patterning yarns and therefore weren’t carrying my patterns to date.  I convinced them that my designs look great when knit with hand-painted yarns and they certainly have a great selection of lovely sock yarns in semi-solids, solids and hand-painted variegated such as: Cherry Tree Hill, Indigo Moon, Louet Gems, Lorna’s Laces, and Koigu among others. Right now you’ll just find the read more

Some LYSs in Calgary

Some LYSs in Calgary

As I mentioned before, my friend Marje took the morning off of work to drive me to a couple of yarn shops in Calgary. It sure beat taking the bus around town! On Thursday morning we visited Knit One Chat Too which has renovated since the last time I was there. They’ve expanded and now have a fireplace and a cozy place to sit and knit. I was lucky to finally meet the owner Alison and her mother, Liz who were both welcoming and warm. read more

Wool Revival

Wool Revival

Wool Revival is one of my favourite LYSs in Edmonton.  Owner, Bonnie really encouraged me to publish my designs and she was the first shop owner to place an order of my first pattern, Candace almost 4 years ago.  She has supported me since the beginning and it’s always nice to go in for a visit when I’m in town.  When I was in I found out that Wool Revival now has a web presence.  Welcome to the blogging world Bonnie! read more