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It's mitten weather... here's a few of my favourite ones

It's going to be really cold tomorrow so I thought I'd get a pair of soft squishy mittens on the needles.  I love garter stitch - springy soft thick so here's a few patterns for you to check out on Ravelry.  Crayon Stripes - DK weight yarn - mods - add ribbed cuff Mitered Mittens - worsted weight yarn - worked flat Maize mittens - Worsted weight yarn - mods - all garter Have fun choosing which style you like. 

Spring Sweater Knitting

Who's tired of the cold winter winds and ready to knit a great Spring sweater?  Well, I think many of us are ready for those tulips and crocuses to show up.  Have you heard about Joji's Boxy sweater line up? These easy fit fun toknit sweaters have been designed in several styles and yarn weights.  Have a  look...  The Boxy was Joji's first design like this. It has a unique construction with interesting details and lots of easy knitting.  Boxy  is a very simple modern sweater, with a very wide body and skinny sleeves. Worked with a lightweight yarn it is very flattering, drapey and stylish!  A little short row section in the shoulders adds an interesting texture to the sleeves.  Directions are given to make a seamless version (worked in the round) or a seamed version (worked back and forth) of the body. The sleeves and the neckband are worked seamlessly in the round in both versions. As per Joji's description.  Then comes the worsted weight knit vers

Practising Sock Heel Knitting

Sock Heels  Cute heels :)  How many times have you started to knit socks and  everything's going along just fine then -  you arrive at the heel :( Peptalk = Read and re-read the directions,  I can do this!! - I can do this!!...  Well, your knitting the heel flap, okay not bad and then  comes the dreaded....  "pickup so many stitches along the edge" -  Here comes trouble...  well we have planned the class for you!! Join us on  Tuesday April 3rd - 10am to 12pm - $24.00 We have homework for this class so we can get  started right away on practising our heel work.  Pre-registration is required -  last day to sign up Thursday Mar 29th Don't delay - Sign up now!! - Seating is limited  Call us 613-771-9222  Email us