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Stripey Sweater!!!

Patti Waters

Tags babycashmerinotonals, debbiebliss, kidsknits, knit, pattern, stripes

Stripey Sweater!!!

I finally finished my stripey sweater from the Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino Tonals, which has become one of my new favourite yarns! The colours are stunning, and I love this little sweater partly because I got to use so many fun colours.    Errata: The pattern had one little mistake in it, and now that I have found it you don't need to worry about it. Just after the stripe pattern is established the pattern tells you to knit a further number of rows, however, it definitely means total not further.   I thought my sweater was looking a little...


June Sale is ON(line)

Patti Waters

Comments 1 Tags sale knitsale yarn yarnsale

June Sale is ON(line)

Our annual June Sale is in full tilt here at Passionknit! And for the first time ever our sale is both in store and online! The following yarns have been discounted 25% both in store and online: ALL Noro yarns, Botany Lace, Findley Dappled, Party Angel, Paloma Tweed, Baby Alpaca Glimmer, Ella Rae Lace Merino Solids & Multis, Debbie Bliss BFL Aran, Louisa Harding Luzia, Mirasol Miski & Sulka, and Aslan Trends Royal Alpaca, Royal Alpaca Melange & Class.  In addition to these there are many yarns that have been marked down as much as 50% for in store sale only. Our...


Frolic: A tale of woe

Patti Waters

Tags bradway, catastrophe, knit, Knittersfrolic, missonicowl, shawl, show

Frolic: A tale of woe

Warning: The following post has some photos of graphic violence against knitting. Knitters with a weak constitution may want to close their browsers now. But fear not there is a happy ending.     The Knitter's Frolic was my first big show since buying Passionknit, and my plan was for this year to be a little different. Jennifer has always been famous for her 12th hour additions to the kits and samples we bring to the show. The best example is The Missoni Cowl which was still damp from blocking when I saw it for the first time at the Kitchener...


Missoni Cowl

Patti Waters

Tags cowl, knit, koigu, kpppm, missonicowl, pattern

Missoni Cowl

This cowl pattern is incredibly addictive, as soon as you finish one you will want to start another. Happy knitting!   Materials: 300g (6x 50g skeins) of Koigu Painter’s Pallete Premium Merino (KPPPM) 100% merino wool in at least 6 different colours 3.0 mm / US 3 24” circular needle stitch marker, waste yarn for provisional cast on darning needle   Glossary: Kfb – knit into the front and back of one stitch increasing 1 stitch Psso – pass slip stitch over K2tog – knit 2 together decreasing 1 stitch Technique instructions thanks to Knitty!: Provisional cast on - http://knitty.com/ISSUEfall05/FEATfall05TT.html...


New website launched :)

Patti Waters

We finally have out brand new website launched! I hope you will browse around and check out all the new features. Unfortunately that means we will be working out a few kinks as we go, one of which has our email temporarily down. If you need to be in touch please give us a call at 416-322-0688.   EDITTED: Email is back online as usual!