Friday, February 15, 2013

More hats!

I'm trying to knit a hat a day to keep up with demand, and I have a potentially exciting opportunity coming up that I hope to be able to share soon. In the meantime there are some more hats in the shop, including an Abbotts Harbour slouch in rust, a Minique's slouch in grey and this Minique's slouch in mist.

Minique's slouch in greenish grey

Minique's slouch in greenish grey
I just got another shipment of yarn. More grey and a really nice denim blue! Don't forget to like my Facebook page.

Friday, February 08, 2013

New designs!

I was going to write to tell you all that there are two new hats in the shop, but they're already sold! Thanks so much for your support. I'm beyond surprised!

The first new design is the Minique's slouch, named for the little road where I grew up, Minique's Hill.

Minique's slouch
It's another slouchy hat, but this time a little bumpy, like Minique's Hill. I'm really pleased with this one and will be knitting it up in some more colours as soon as I get that yarn shipment I've been waiting for ...

The next is the Dennis Point tuque. It would be perfect for any of the hundreds of fishermen who fish out of Dennis Point because it hugs the head nicely and the soft merino keeps you toasty! Or, perhaps a fisherman's wife could sport it while she's waiting for her husband to sail in.
Dennis Point tuque
My fingers are going to be busy for the next little while, knitting some more hats! I'm so glad people are liking my designs.

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Grey Abbotts Harbour slouch

There's a new Abbotts Harbour slouch in the shop! I'm kind of tempted to keep this one. It's such a nice grey.

Grey Abbotts Harbour slouch
I've discounted it 25% because there's a slight variation in colour between the top half and bottom half. It's not noticeable when it's worn (as you can see from the modeled photos) but if you're looking for it, you can see it.
Grey Abbotts Harbour slouch
In the meantime, I'm working on a new hat design -- my third in the 8 in 2013 challenge!

darn it all is on Facebook!

I've given in to self-promotion and made a Facebook page for darn it all. I'm not on Facebook personally, so I feel kind of weird about this, but I must admit that it's a great way to promote my handknits. And I've already sold a hat because of Facebook, so I guess there's no denying that it works!

14: (wo)man-made 
I'm busy knitting and re-knitting (and re-knitting again), trying to perfect a new hat design.

Friday, February 01, 2013

Pubnico Point wristwarmers

I have been working on my second original design and I'm proud to say that my Pubnico Point wristwarmers are now in the shop!

Pubnico Point wristwatmers
I'm continuing with the trend of naming my designs after places in my small village of Pubnico. These are fingerless mitts knit in a very soft and squishy superwash merino. The ribbed section on the top gives the mitts some stretch and helps them hug your hands.
Pubnico Point wristwatmers
On the palms, I've used a pretty textured stitch for some added interest.
Pubnico Point wristwatmers
These are in the mist colourway. More colours will be coming soon. They're the perfect match for your misty Abbotts Harbour slouch!