Landfall Craft: Beer Coozies

Last winter, I was at a beer fest and inspired by something I saw Jen from Muskoka sporting: a beer coozie! On the very chilly Saturday night session of Cask Days, it was the perfect thing to not only keep your hand warm while holding your beer, but also took away all worry of the glass…

Gaspereau Valley Fibres

You know how you see those photos on Pinterest and you’re all, “Ahhh I would just die to go there”? Yeah, I went there. I was in Wolfville, Nova Scotia for a CD launch and I had a couple of hours one afternoon for lunch and some emailing somewhere in town. Obviously, I found the knitting…

Crocheted cowls for the holiday season

So what do you think? This is my second cowl I’ve made using the Purl Soho’s Two-colour cowl pattern. When I first saw the pattern I think I was grabbed by the amazing colours. Fluorescent pink and grey! Who knew? When I originally went in to buy my colours, I saw that exact same combination…

ayoungvoice | can | craft

I’ve always been crafty, but not until I lived in Banff with few friends and fewer daylight hours in the Canadian winter did I really take on knitting. As episodes of terrible , terrible reality TV passed by, I knew it was all okay because I was making a scarf! A headband! A hat! As…

An average week: Monday

Back again! For those of you who missed the first post, have a look here to see why I’ve decided to track how I spend my week. Monday 6:00am – 7:30am Wake up, shower, prep lunch for the day, write my blog post about Sunday’s activities! 8:00am – 1:00pm Work. I’m the Recording and Licensing…

CanLit Knit: This Weekend!

As you may have seen on Angela Hickman’s lovely blog, we are having ourselves a little get together! Angela and I realized that we both love Canadian Literature, and then when I investigated further, I saw that she had two blogs, the other being a knitting blog. While Angela’s a way more advanced knitter than…