Foggy Cape Breton Island - a hike in the rainHello!!!I feel like standing atop the tallest tree and just calling out to the wind! I hope you are all well and feeling a sense of renewal or a glimpse of hope! What a long winter and what better way to celebrate the sun and all … Continue reading Flora Lopi Sweater & Nature Walks
Good Morning to you! The sun has yet to rise and I am on my 3rd cup of tea. With headphones in and the fairy lights on, I am sending this out to the universe. I wrote this blog post yesterday, but as I sat down and read it over, I felt totally different … Continue reading Simple Grey Lopi Sweater
Hello and how are you! I am well, wrapped in blankets with a hot cup of tea, candles lit and one of my favourite Irish bands playing, the Bothy Band. It's Sunday and rain is gently falling. We have been having fires every day, even if it's just to keep the damp out on a … Continue reading Autumnal Handknit Sweater
Hello 🙂 I wanted to share a few pictures of the latest Pangur Bán sweater. I have it all ready to be shipped off to California but wanted to document it as much as possible! It's a funny thing, dedicating countless hours to knitting a garment and then shipping them off to their new homes - … Continue reading Hazel Heather Pangur Bán Handknit Sweater
And it's back. A foot of snow, freezing temperatures... the chickens refuse to leave the coop and boots full of snow. We can at least take heart that it is technically *spring* and this won't last. But for now, my nose is running and my feet are damp. I feel like watching The Ken … Continue reading Preparing Shop Orders & More Snow
On Saturday, I wrote about my peaceful mornings. Filled with tea, knitting, scents and animals. Winter is so unpredictable in Eastern Canada that I feel like we see the moon more than the sun. And then there are winter storm mornings that stay for days and nights. There is something about blizzards and winter storms … Continue reading Blizzard & Knitting Progress
Today on PEI, we are snowed into our homes. The province essentially shut down. We do however have power (amazing!) so I think it is the best time to discuss the Riddari Knitting Kit GiveAway! We are very excited to have partnered up with Alafoss to offer you a chance to win a Riddari knitting kit! … Continue reading Riddari Knitting Kit Give Away!
This week, the Pangur Bán sweater will be bound up with twine, placed in a cloth hand-sewn bag and shipped to Germany. Across the Atlantic Ocean, leaving behind its humble beginning on Prince Edward Island. This original sweater was made during the summer of 2016 using Létt-Lopi that I purchase online at Alafoss. What you may ask is … Continue reading “So in peace our task we ply, Pangur Bán, my cat, and I…”