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  • It Feels Good to Be Home

    After several weeks filled with fieldwork in Northern Canada, I am happy to finally be back home, even if it is for a somewhat limited amount of time. Currently, I find myself in my two bedroom apartment in Vancouver Island, surrrounded by half-filled boxes as I struggle to push through the packing and just finish already […]

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  • The Annapurla Hat

    The Annapurla Hat is finally here! Head over to Ravelry and enter the code “BLOGLOVE17” or click this link to get 20% off the pattern from now until the end of September! The Story Behind the Annapurla The idea for the Annapurla hat started long ago, well before I was actually trekking the Annapurna Circuit […]

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  • WIP Wednesday: Vancouver Bound

    I’ve been less on the blog these past few weeks, getting ready to transition into a new job based in Vancouver. Oddly enough, up until recently, I never saw myself one day moving to Vancouver. This may have something to do with my two years in Calgary – a city I unexpectedly fell in love […]

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  • Maker Spotlight: Knit Bug Val

    Valérie Miller of Knit Bug is a French Canadian knitwear designer who has been on my radar since I first stumbled across one of her knitting patterns many months ago. She creates exquisite and unique designs and captures them beautifully with her top-notch photography skills! I also admire Val for her generosity – many of […]

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  • The Bucket List: Brioche

    Brioche has been on my list of knitting skills to master for a while now, and if you’ve been following the blog since its early stages, you’ve likely heard me mention this before. It all started when I spied Stephen West’s Askews Me Shawl while scrolling through Ravelry, and fell in love with the beautiful […]

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  • Interview with Urth Yarns

    I recently had the pleasure of collaborating with an innovative and unique yarn company, Urth Yarns (formerly known as Feza yarns).  Urth Yarns produces rich and colorful skeins of extrafine merino wool yarn in their home country of Turkey. They even sent me a skein of Harvest, a naturally dyed yarn to swatch with (free […]

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  • The Summer of Making

    After spending last summer backpacking through Bali, Malaysia and Thailand, I really don’t mind sticking in one place for the summer, especially if it means I get to make more things (knitting and backpacking may get along just fine, but sewing and backpacking is another story entirely). Because of this, I felt incredibly excited after […]