Weekly Fave! Sweater season is coming!

In their description of the Pine Island Pullover, Blue Sky Fibers calls it a “Where did you get that?”. Wearing this modern sweater is certainly a piece everyone will comment on. It looks as though it’s knit in garter stitch, but is really worked in reverse stockinette stitch, a better choice because of how bulky…

Weekly Fave! The Classic Summer Tank

The tank is a wardrobe staple for the warmer seasons. It’s a timeless piece worn alone, or layered under a vibrant coloured suit jacket (a hot trend for 2019). The cut-in shoulders of this tank is a figure flattering style – who doesn’t have great shoulders. This beautiful tank pattern by Spud and Chloe is…

Weekly Fave! The Duster Cardigan

I love the name of this long-line cardigan, Dover Duster; some fashion books would name it a “duster cardigan”. The historic costume term “duster” was a light, loose fitting coat worn by horsemen and early 20th century car drivers to protect their clothing from the dust kicked up by the trails, or from behind the…

Weekly Fave! A Versatile Sweater

I find it’s the simple, versatile pieces that I wear over and over. This classic pullover in worsted cotton by Blue Sky Fibers is that type of garment. It’s not just for the warmer months, but would look lovely layered over a crisp blouse, skirt and boots in the fall. Maybe a few in different…

Weekly Fave! A Cozy Wrap

I love the name of this piece, Endless Wrap. It looks daunting, but this large piece of work is a great next level project for beginner knitters. The wrap is knit in worsted weight Woolstok from Blue Sky Fibers; an excellent yarn choice for stitch definition. This cozy wrap incorporates a beautiful mix of textural…