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Author: Nicole Thomas

Holiday Baking

Holiday Baking

Elaine and I are not just knitters, we also love to bake! Eating baked goods all the time isn’t that healthy so we often reserve our baking for the holiday season.  We try set aside at least one Saturday to whip up some tasty treats […]

What’s New for 2019

What’s New for 2019

I have been a bit quiet on the blog in 2018 so it is my goal for 2019 to post more content for you! Here are some of the topics I have in mind….. Yarn reviews Pattern reviews Work in progress updates  Finished projects  Knitting […]

2018 Holiday Craft Markets

2018 Holiday Craft Markets

The holiday season is upon us and craft shows are popping up everywhere.  Holiday and craft markets are a great place to complete your Christmas shopping because there is a wide variety of unique gift ideas plus it supports local and handmade small business, like […]

Cozy Toes

Cozy Toes

The weather is getting cooler and bare feet are no longer comfortable! Time to slip on slippers or cozy socks! Just no socks and sandals people! 😛 There are so many cool sock patterns and amazing sock yarn out there! Here are some of our favourite […]

Understanding Yarn Gauge

Understanding Yarn Gauge

When you’re a new knitter, the symbols and words on a yarn label can be confusing. The good news is, it doesn’t have to stump you or prevent you from moving forward in your knitting journey. In this blog series, I wanted to break down […]

Understanding Yarn Weight

Understanding Yarn Weight

When you’re a new knitter, the symbols and words on a yarn label can be confusing. The good news is, it doesn’t have to stump you or prevent you from moving forward in your knitting journey. In this blog series, I want to break down […]

Lotus Mudra – Yoga for Knitters

Lotus Mudra – Yoga for Knitters

Padma mudra is also known as lotus mudra. Similar to the prayer mudra, this pose is a way to refocus and calm the mind as well as reduce stress and anxiety. This mudra continues to reduce tension in the hands, fingers and wrists. Lotus mudra […]

Anjali Mudra – Yoga for Knitters

Anjali Mudra – Yoga for Knitters

Anjali Mudra is also known as prayer pose. If you have ever done any form of yoga you likely would have done this hand pose. This pose is a way to refocus and calm the mind, reduce stress and anxiety and is a great way […]

Yoga for Knitters

Yoga for Knitters

Greetings, friends! As you may know, I have recently completed my 200 hour yoga teacher training!! I love yoga and what it can do for the body and the mind. One of my favourite things about yoga is it forces you to be mindful of […]

Learn to Knit Mini Workshop

Learn to Knit Mini Workshop

Hello, friends! One thing I love is to share my love of knitting with others. Many people have been exposed to this craft through family and friends over the years but  as time goes on, less and less people pick up this hobby. Have you […]