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Modification Monday: King of the Hipsters

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 18:29

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  Original Pattern: Heartstring Knitter Extraordinaire: Geraldine (Ravelry ID) Mods: Adjusted for worsted weight yarn instead of DK, eliminated the dotted design around the neckline, experimented with a checkerboard neckline instead, ripped it back, ad went with contrasting hem and cuffs. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: I

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Link Love: My Favourite Things This Week

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 11:00

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My Favourite Articles and Links This Week I went to a Banksy exhibit with a blogger friend (hi Loulou!) and she wrote an amazing piece about it. Reading this will be like you came along with us. Okay, I’m actually kind of excited to try this- in praise of drunk cleaning. The joy of missing

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Modification Monday: Freja

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 11:00

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Original Pattern: Freja Knitter Extraordinaire: LuAnn (Ravelry ID) Mods: Lengthened the sleeves and body of the sweater, as well as added additional waist shaping. Great details and more photos can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome:  I loved Freja when it first came out, but hte sleeve length seemed weird

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Link Love: My Favourite Things This Week

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 11:00

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I’ve been in Prince Edward County this whole week on vacation and it’s been so beautiful, so relaxing, with perfect weather. I’ve been posting a bit on Instagram and in my Instagram Stories, but I will do a blog post on it soon! My Favourite Articles and Links This Week McDonald’s and Starbucks are joining

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Modification Monday: Flax Meets Honeycomb

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 11:00

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Original Pattern: Flax Light  Knitter Extraordinaire: Jurga (Ravelry ID) Mods: Adapted the Flax Light sweater pattern to feature a honeycomb eyelet stitch on both the front and back of the sweater. The stitch is from “A Treasury of Knitting Patterns” by Barbara Walker. What Makes This Awesome:  Flax is a fantastic, simple pattern that can

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Link Love: My Favourite Things This Week

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 11:00

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My Favourite Articles and Links This Week Love, thy name is slow roasted onion dip. A love story with a recipe and a happy ending. On recycling plastic. This online interactive paper art thing is strangely compelling. Turn your sound on low and give yourself about 5 minutes to play with it. I love these

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Remix Cardigans: Knits in Progress

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 11:00

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I’m knitting summer cardigans, and I can’t wait to wear them – even though knitting them is pure pleasure. I have fallen pretty hard for Berroco’s Remix yarn, which is made of 100% recycled fibres and seems to get softer and softer the more I handle it. Once I heard that Berroco is having a

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Modification Monday: Marion

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 11:00

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Original Pattern: Marion Knitter Extraordinaire: Cortney (Ravelry ID) Mods: Lengthened the cropped cardigan pattern, adjusted waist shaping for a more relaxed fit, added more buttonholes to accommodate longer length. Lots more details  and photos can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: Customizing your cardigan is a great entry point on

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Link Love: My Favourite Things This Week

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 11:00

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My Favourite Articles and Links This Week If you aren’t much of a drinker, then this is for you. Ooooh, you can transform your handwriting into a font! Perhaps you know someone who wrote a book? (other than me, I mean) Thought so. Then you will find  this scarily accurate. How to find motivation the

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Modification Monday: Flamingo Socks

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 15:23

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Original Pattern: Flamingo Mittens Knitter Extraordinaire: Cindy (Ravelry ID, blog) Mods: Using the chart from the mitten pattern, Cindy made ankle socks instead. Details can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This Awesome: Patterns for stranded designs like socks and mittens are often knit in fingering weight and with very similar needle

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Link Love: My Favourite Things This Week

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 11:00

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My Favourite Articles and Links This Week Looking to read more? Here you go- one easy trick to read about 47 books in a year. Take a quiz and find out which Gilmour Girl you are! Who did you get? I got Rory. I started exercising regularly at the end of March, and since then

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June: Book Reviews

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 11:00

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Yay Summer! I’m looking forward to reading some fantastic books, I’ve seen so many interesting looking everywhere and I’ve got a pile of library books beside my couch… but of course I’m always on the hunt for new recommendations! Best Fiction of the Month: The Immortalists  Aside from the obvious bias that a knitter wrote

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Modification Monday: Alpaca Wheat Sweater

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 11:00

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Original Patterns: Wheat and Heritage Knitter Extraordinaire: Alina (Ravelry ID, website) Mods: Combined the two sweater patterns into a new knit- used the shaping, cables and longer back from Wheat, and the line details and i cord bind off from Heritage. Details can be found on her blog post, here. What Makes This Awesome:  Combining

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Link Love: My Favourite Things This week

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 11:00

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My Favourite Articles and Links This Week Two habits that build courage. In Jane Austen’s time, books were about $100 each. So how did so many women read so many books? This was an interesting look at the origin of circulating libraries. I love a good heist movie, and I bet you do too. Here

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Modification Monday: Oa

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 11:00

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Original Pattern: The Oa and Carraig Fhada Knitter Extraordinaire: Helga (Ravelry ID) Mods: Eliminated the hood from The Oa pattern, knit the sleeves in one colour, and followed the directions for the armhoe and neckline steeks from Carraig Fhada. Great information on her mods can be found on her project page, here. What Makes This

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Pin Ups and Link Love: My Favourite Things This Week

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 11:00

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My Favourite Articles and Links This Week A New York Times opinion writer shares what’s she’s learned about time management. The lucid trade off point has really stuck with me. Reading poetry is more popular than ever. “What happened when I ate the best brain foods for a week” – I don’t even like salmon,

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Modification Monday: Tegna Goes Cardigan

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 11:00

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Original Pattern: Tegna Knitter Extraordinaire: Sandra (Ravelry ID) Mods: Lengthened the sleeves, and added an extra 7 stitches through the center to steek into a cardigan. Project page can be found here. What Makes This Awesome: The very popular short sleeve pullover looks so different as a long sleeved cardigan, and I love it! For

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Pin Ups and Link Love: My Favourite Things This Week

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 11:29

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My Favourite Articles and Links This Week How to consciously improve your friendships. 10 bad habits that are costing you money. Our obsession with performance data is killing our performance. This is brilliant- scarves (and exercise!) for everyone! Our phones are addictive, absolutely. Here’s how Google is trying to make smartphones less addictive, how Apple

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May: Book Reviews

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 11:00

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This is a little bit late — last week I was swamped with last minute projects and opportunities that I couldn’t pass up! I read a lot in May, and here are my favourites from the month…. Best Novel of the Month: Warlight Disclaimer: I’m a huge Ondaatje fan. I went to the launch of

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Modification Monday: Sunny Chaika

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 11:00

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Before we get into this ever-so-pretty mod, the winner of The Blue Brick Country House Knits Giveaway is…… Nadja! Congrats Nadja, I’ll be emailing you really soon! And thank you to everyone who entered, there were lots of comments and tags on both the blog post and the instagram post, whew! Original Pattern: Chaika Knitter Extraordinaire:

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