it's a rainy evening in winnipeg and i'm doing some deadline knitting after a day of meetings and an actual evening out (omg what is this, i can have a social life AND hermit AND do my work now?? 😍). the weather has seriously shifted over to fall, which means literally all the layers for me. also cranky joints and muscle spasms, but let's forget that for me and instead look in awe at how @samsonphotography actually PHOTOGRAPHED BLACK YARN!!! 🖤
this is #eldfjall , which translates to "volcano", and i am so in love with it. it uses @yarnonthehouse's daughter yarn, and is ridiculously cozy. it took me a million years to knit, but that's because it happened to be the thing on my needles when my hands did that super intense spasm back in the late spring. i would absolutely have this yarn back on my needles in an instant. rustic black wool has my 🖤
have you pre-ordered #Ferðaskór yet? i'll have the books in the next couple of weeks, so if you want the special rate, grab it soon!
the rather abrupt weather shift has me all ⛄️ in my house. currently burying my face in the collar of #hverir , not unlike what i did with this epic cowl when @samsonphotography and i were grabbing some of the final photos for #Ferðaskór . i'm so glad so many of you managed to grab a pre-order @manitobafibrefestival this weekend, and am super happy with all the wonderful reactions to the book proof! there's still time to grab a pre-order through my website - $50 gets you the book, flat shipping worldwide, and an early bird e-book so you can cast on right away! as soon as i have the books back from the printer, the special order goes away, so don't wait too long if you're on the fence 😘
my own haul from @manitobafibrefestival was small but mighty. i'll share it with you once i've recouped a bit and have the energy to pull out my camera for more photos. in the meantime, you can catch some glimpses from my stories 😊 were you at fibre fest? what was your favourite part?
eeeeeeee #Ferðaskór 's proof was being printed this afternoon, which means it should be in my hands within the next day or so! which also means i should have it @manitobafibrefestival this weekend so you can take a peek before you take advantage of that pre-order option 😉 just a reminder that as soon as i have the books in my hands, the pre-order with flat $5 worldwide shipping and an early bird e-book goes away...you can snag it in my profile if you can't make it to the festival this weekend. if you've already ordered a copy, you'll have your e-book this thursday 😍 ---
i'll start leaking more detailed photos from @samsonphotography over the next little while now that we're getting so close, starting with this darling 💙 i legit lived in this sweater the whole trip - hiked in it, slept every night in it, sat for hours in the car in it...and we took this photo about 24 hours before we flew back to canada. you know @yarnonthehouse has made a workhorse yarn with their father base when 😉 #hverir will be available in the book as well as an individual download on #ravelry within the next few weeks, and it's designed to fit 32-54" busts with 2-4" of positive ease. no waist shaping (because why would i ever do that to a cozy pullover), so you can make one for all your favourite adults! 🙃
so after sleeping at the foot of a glacier, @samsonphotography, @marshallhaywood and i found a lagoon from its runoff. it was a bright and glorious day, and we dipped our toes in the icy water. marshall caught an iceberg, we saw our first seal of the trip, and samson had me skipping across rocks for a photoshoot. in the end, we opted to reshoot the pattern another day because the light was so different from every other shoot for the book. once we're a little closer to the pattern release date, i'll share more pics with you of this day. for now, here i am laughing into the mountains 💙
do you have your pre-order yet? grab #Ferðaskór now at bitly.com/preferdaskor 🌬
i do seriously love escaping the city when i can. are you coming to @proutopia this weekend? i'll be there this afternoon giving indigo demos for @manitobafibrefestival, and i'll have hard copy pre-order forms for #Ferðaskór with me! come watch me dye yarn, napkins, a dress, fabric for a quilt, and curtains for the home studio 🙃
speaking of #Ferðaskór , here's another one of the shots that @samsonphotography and i got at the hot spring. this was my favourite shoot, partially because i honestly didn't believe we'd get it. and he caught my rib tattoo from @iamnattee just oh so nicely 😘
pre-orders include book, flat $5 worldwide shipping, and an early bird e-book! grab yours now at bitly.com/preferdaskor ✨
i spent part of my evening out @firstfridayswinnipeg to catch @finchgalleryworkspace's soft opening, and then wandered by to see @lennardtaylor and @taradavisstudioboutique. (may have also grabbed myself a sweet print from @tinyfeast as a homewarming gift for myself...) i am so happy to see so many people i love doing great work that they love! and am equally happy to finally feel like i have the capacity and time for them again 🖤
check out the link in my profile to pre-order a copy of my new book, aka where my own love and energy has been going for the past few months. eternal love and gratitude to @samsonphotography who keeps joining me on these adventures 🖤 now, home to prep for @manitobafibrefestival!