July, 2017

Summer is here!  What a glorious time of year in Victoria.  The weather has been very warm,  and it is so nice to wake up to clear, blue skies!  My little balcony garden is bursting with color, and you can always find me out there when I have a few spare minutes.  What could be better than a quick knit summer project, sunshine, and a cool drink?

"The Garden Gate" by The Drawn Thread 

Stitched on 32ct. linen using Needlepoint Inc. Silk Threads.
191 x 57 stitches (11.9" x 3.5")
Chart: $14.95

The Garden Gate by The Drawn Thread

Beach Cottage Sampler by The Victoria Sampler

Use 7 different stitches in The Beach Cottage Sampler to create this beautiful seaside retreat.  Sampler is stitched on 28ct. linen using silk threads.

Design Size: 89 x 85 (6.4" x 5.7")
Thread Pack available seperately and includes silks, beads, and a specialty charm.
Chart: $13.95

"Twin Crossing" by The Stitching Studio

Based on the original artwork of Sue Coleman, this design depicts the crossing of two twin bear cubs.  One is black and the other is a white "spirit bear".

Stitched on 32ct. Belfast Linen using DMC threads.

Design size: 218 x 160 (13.6" c 10")
Chart: $16.95

Dragonfly buttons in all shapes and sizes.  Perfect for embellishing that special garment or stitchery. 

Car Buttons  3/4"
.65 cents

Nautical Novelty Buttons 1/2"
.45 cents

New Yarn
Debbie Bliss Rialto DK Heathers

89 Pebble

90 Honey

92 Denim

93 Loch

94 Grape
95 Bordeaux

97 Peat

98 Leaf

96 Conker

A lovely yarn with all the great attributes of the Rialto range but now in subtle heathery shades
100% wool, 105 meters
22sts, 30r  105m, 4mm needle

Beaded Tealight Covers by Debbie Bliss
(shown here using Rialto 4 ply). New 4-ply colors in store.

Get the free pattern here:

Just arrived:

Estelle Hudson
Just arrived, "Hudson".
These  colorways are so bright, I had to show them this month.  Gorgeous colors, and the yarn has a thick and thin texture.  70m, 100gms
9sts, US13 (9mm) needle
48% Merino, 48% Acrylic, 4% Nylon

Super bulky, 2 skeins will make a cowl or scarf, or fun hat!





Ocean Floor

October Rains

Palette Paints

Pastel Rainbow

Powder Pinks

Shades of Pink 

Steel Grey

Winter Night 

Super bulky, 2 skeins will make a cowl or scarf, or fun hat!

Click here for a free cowl pattern:


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To May, 2017