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If you're a neighbour of ours...

If you’re a neighbour of ours, you know that Vancouver Island has been spoiled with a couple of weeks of sterling autumn weather. The sun was bright every day, and mornings had that snap of cold that makes you grateful for sheep. But in the last few days we've woken to a world cloaked with clinging fog, gathering to a chilly rain… and we've pulled on our cowls and mittens before opening our front doors. (For a quick pair of front-door mittens, we recommend one skein of Mecha and Tin Can’s free pattern.) Did you know that October is Slow Fashion month? All of you lovely knitters are...

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October Has Arrived!

October has arrived! For so many of us, it’s a favourite month: on the clear days, it gives one last burst of colour and warmth...

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September Already!

For many people, September is a fresh start. We get a little nostalgic as we watch the neighbourhood kids set out for school, ready for the big day. The garden is finishing in a burst of colour and harvest, and autumn plans are in the making.  In keeping with the learning spirit of September, our classes begin this month. “Range” is full, but there is still room in “Knittin’ A Mitten”, beginning September 17 at 5:30. Come see the samples in our studio, if you want a preview! These cozy mittens can be knit in any gauge and size: we plan to...

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June Newsletter

quotidian: (adj.) Of or occurring every day; daily Ordinary or everyday; mundane There’s a beauty in the evening hours, when your working day nears its end and you sit comfortably, with a little sigh of relief, to knit. You might miss one or two days, or even whole weeks now and then, but if you’re like most of us, knitting is a daily pleasure that you practice. And like all patient practice, no matter how humble, it results in wonderful things…progress, learning, growth and satisfaction.  We're happy to tell you that Fleece Artist’s hand-dyed laceweights have arrived in the studio!...

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May Newsletter

What a Fibre Fest! We saw so many old friends and met so many new ones. The way that knitters chat, when we get together, is a beautiful thing.

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