Knitter’s Frolic

It was an early morning today! Up at 5 to meet at the Needle Emporium. I was helping with Julie’s booth at the Downtown Knit Collective’s Knitter’s Frolic at the Japanese Cultural Centre. If you haven’t been before it is well worth the trip. This year Julie featured the new Mrs. Crosby yarn. It comes in 5 weights and Julie has it first in the world! The names of the yarn are travel themed so Julie planned a baggage carousel idea with old fashioned trunks and cases. It was a lovely set up!…

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The yarn itself is dreamy and I got to touch many samples today. Everyone loved this cute hat that was done it two colours of the fingering weight. Find it on Ravelry, called Anemone or click here.

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Unfortunately, I couldn’t stay the whole day because we had already planned to take Lady Fia to see a Dora play at the Randolph Theatre in Toronto. It was well worth it and she loved it! See the before and after pics in the car lol!! She’s way too precious and beautiful…

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Good day!

Fixed Topiary

Remember the Topiary Hat that I had to take out because I did the smaller size?…

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From this book…

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Well…I started on the larger size and it went perfectly. It was a much better fit. Too bad the snow has all melted; although, I hear a nasty rumour we may get more snow on Monday so maybe I’ll get a chance to wear it this year after all…

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Funky Dora

Wow, who else has been sick this winter! This last cold I had lasted over a week. I really couldn’t do much of anything, even missed 4 days of work. Anyways…

I’ve wanted to share the little quilt I whipped up for Lady Fia’s birthday. I’m not one for officially licensed character material but she loves Dora and I actually found a print that wasn’t offensive! There was a cute panel that I used for the back and then jazzed up the front with some nicer modern kids material. I think it turned out smashingly. She seem to absolutely love it and declared she was going to sleep with it that night. You can’t get much of a better response than that from a child…

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