Union Jack Sweater Dress :: Stunning!

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Well, we all believe that Spring ought to be around the corner, but in the meanwhile it is still pretty cold outside. Trying not to have too many clothes, I nonetheless been eyeing that secret little trend in the world around me : ‘sweater dresses’. Most sweater dresses I see tend to be ‘not quite […]

Free Knitting Pattern Hermes Sweater Dresses

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Some days I want to be romantic. Most days I wear something artsy. Once in a while, I want to be preppy. I’m fortunate enough to have all these styles already in my wardrobe. However, one of these amazing Hermes tennis-themed sweater dresses would make a great addition. Way too nice to actually wear on […]

Christmas Tree Alphabet Ornaments

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: You actually have time to make these knitted letter ornaments for your Christmas tree, as keepsakes, or holiday gift tags.  Because all they require is an old sweater, a cereal box, a jab of glue, a little bell and a piece of string.  Easy 10-minute Christmas craft; faster if you make a dozen.   […]

Knitting & Crochet Inspiration Video

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Just a fun short video for knitters and crochet lovers.  It’s a really cute advertisement to promote natural gas. However, it makes me want to do the opposite and indeed wrap everything in wool.  Remember Canada’s National Sweater Day last winter, which I supported with a free wool jacket knitting pattern? Well, this is taking […]

Rugs from Recycled Sweater

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I have this thing for rugs and for recycling cable sweaters. I’m sure you all seen this recycled wool sweater lamp, which I just adore. It just looks so warm and cosy.   Now, here’s a DIY tutorial to make yourself a matching rug for that chair near the window or next to your bed. […]

Wool Sweater Jacket :: Free Knitting Pattern

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Oh believe it or not, but Canada, one of the coldest countries on Earth is going to set us an example this Thursday, February 17: It’s holding  a national sweater day. It’s target is that 150,000 (or more) Canadian families turn down the heat on the day by 3°C and putting on a sweater. What […]

How to Make an Embellished Recycled Sweater Blanket

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Wow. That’s all that I could say. Now I’m excited about going to visit the recycled, vintage & samples clothing shop at the market.   For many of you, with partners who have way to many sweaters in that closet, many with worn elbows, here is your challenge! If you can create a more funky […]