stepping into her world :: Emily Foden of Viola Yarns

Emily Foden of Viola Yarns has created a world full of beauty and whimsy. There is a nostalgia to her color palette that gently invites us to delve into memories of playing outdoors as a child… for me, itĀ feels reminiscent of the changing of the seasons. Based in Moorseburg, Ontario, Emily lives and works in a ‘creaky old general store’ surrounded by plenty of open land to explore and gather inspiration from. I first learned of Viola Yarns from Sam Lamb, who used Viola Polwarth … View Post

Brae Cove Tunic KAL :: getting started without a hitch

It’s another cosy snow day here in Salem, so it’s the perfect day to kick off the Brae Cove Tunic knit-a-long! Sam Lamb, the amazing designer behind the tunic pattern, has made a detailed video walking us through the Invisible Provisional Cast-On. Maybe I’m a littttle too excited about this video, but that’s only because the first time I knit this pattern I overlooked this special cast on, and, well… had to rip everything back! Hope you all find this video as helpful as I … View Post