Category Archives: knitting

100 Mile Fleece and Fibre Fair

It has been a busy spring chez Pip ‘n’ Milly Creations. Between all the usual family things like school, swimming lessons, gymnastics, gardening, Lego-building, movie-watching, story-reading, bike-riding and more, I’ve continued working on sewing orders, test knitting and doing some … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Today I am reminded how grateful I am for the fact that the local malls host trick or treating. The weather is absolutely dreadful right now and going door to door would be a wet and miserable experience – for … Continue reading

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Knit City 2012

When I heard that there was going to be a fibre festival in Vancouver, I was pretty excited, as you may imagine. When I found out that Kate Atherley (wisehilda), Kim McBrien (indigodragonfly yarns) and Felicia Lo (SweetGeorgia Yarns) were … Continue reading

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Catching up

I would be catching up a little faster, but I accidentally deleted the post I just wrote. Frustrating beyond belief, when I finally get round to writing something! Believe me when I say it was thrilling and entertaining… Anyway, the … Continue reading

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The importance of blocking

When I first started knitting last year, I had no clue what blocking was or how to do it. Essentially, blocking means soaking your finished piece, then shaping in out to the proper size, pinning it in place and allowing … Continue reading

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Three cheers

Another year is winding down has wound down and I’ve put all other hand-occupying things aside to try to put together a post to fill in a LONG, quiet period! What to say? Well, I might just work backwards this … Continue reading

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Slow down!

Time is passing by far too quickly! Slow down, world, I’ve got lots to do! Hard to believe that we are approaching the end of October, Halloween is almost here and that means Christmas can’t be too far behind. I … Continue reading

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September projects

Summer definitely is on the way out and fall is on the way in. Summer was late, short and hot this year and the sudden change to chilly, grey rain was a bit of a shock to the system! The … Continue reading

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Knitting bag and other things

My recent fixation with learning to knit has rather diverted my focus from adding items to the shop, writing blog posts and even posting pictures of some of the one of a kind bags I have made. I have been … Continue reading

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