Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Leslie Samson-Hat,French River,Elora

Leslie is an expert felter, designer.jeweler,German angora rabbit Maven. Ok, so what? Well, did you look at the picture above? That ,my friends, is needlefelted tapestry! You too can take a shot at making a hat with Leslie's classes in Silverton,Friday October 26th,9am-4pm.Tapestry class is on Sunday,October 28th,10 am-4pm.No experience required. Come to The Purl District and sign up and get your materials list. She is from Canada so this is a chance of a lifetime!


Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Carrie and Hat

I had Carrie wear/model this hat. Looks cute huh? nice and soft. It's Crystal Palace Yarns,Poof,100% supersoft nylon.I crocheted the hat with 2 colors and crocheted a flower for the side. It's a cloche style hat of my design.It also has a Japanese bead in the center of the flower. It's a silk wrapped wooden bead.


Harvest Knit Night

This is a picture of our drop-in knitter,Joanna. It is the Harvest Knit Night September 14th,Octoberfest Friday. Also it's Joanna's Birthday and we had her fave cake, carrot cake. Joanna was working on knitting her socks and now she is knitting a wimple from our Claudia hand-dyed lace weight silk in color freesia. Our next Knit night is December 14th the second, Friday of the month. It's called The Knit Before Christmas from 6-10pm. We'll have a traditional turkey dinner and all the fixin's,door prizes every hour and a big big sale to complete your Christmas knitting and crocheting.All for only $20./ticket/person. Tickets will go on sale November 1st.

See ya soon,