Celebrating 2017!


My Fair Isle Cushion project is finished, washed, dried, and it's
a bit larger than the 20x20" pillow insert I bought....what's a knitter to do?
While I ponder......

I searched up and down the Ottawa St. fabric shops
(a street in Hamilton known for fabrics and bric-a-brac)
and found this on a clearance table - only $5 a yard!
The colours are perfect for my cushion back!

This has been a fabulous project - picking up and knitting each section of fair isle off of the previous bit of knitting....sort of like quilting! Marie used this technique in her Fairisle Club 2 blanket....which is absolutely stunning (I saw it in real life at the workshop). Since I haven't yet finished my Fairisle Club 1 blanket, I MUST RESIST Fairisle Club 2! Yes, I MUST!

Just because I'm resisting, you don't have to! There are still spaces available here!

At the workshop, I loved seeing the garments knit up! Some that I'd dismissed are now high up on my "I'd really like to knit that" list! We even got a preview of a new design....Marie was wearing it!

Clover, an intricate fitted textured design, in Rowan Felted Tweed (shade 196, Barn Red)
Get your copy of Clover here!
Another new one......Posy, an a-line allover cabled design, in Rowan Felted Tweed 
(shade 183, Peony)
Get your copy of Posy here!
to Celebrate 2017, I've got a SIGNED copy of Marie's "Once Upon a Time" here for you





Leave a comment with the name of the design Marie is wearing in the photo above... and your Ravelry name so that I can reach you! I'm also running this same draw on Facebook (with a twist), so you can enter there also!

I'll draw from all entries on January 31, 2017!

Good luck!

Anne (with Lackie and Daisy at her feet)

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Comments

  1. Clover, Marie looks lovely in it. So nice of you to have this raffle. My Ravelry name is LadyEEKnits.

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  2. The design is Clover and my Ravelry name is lindarumsey.

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  3. Clover, a beautiful design. I have the pattern and it is on my to do list after I finish Petal. Barbara (applesnow)

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  4. Clover and my Ravelry name is Ivyangel!

    Thanks

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  5. The sweater she's wearing is Clover. Thanks for the chance to win the Once Upon a Time book. :-)

    I love your Fair Isle pillow cushion! I wonder if IKEA might have an pillow insert that would fit. ??

    kristieinbc on Ravelry

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  6. Clover looks like an ideal sweater to get me back knitting - my ravelry name is spinwrite.

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  7. Your pillow is beautiful. The colours blend beautifully.

    Clover is the sweater Marie is wearing. My Ravelry name is meveringham

    Happy New Year.

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  8. It's a beautiful design by Marie called Clover, my ralvelry name is wildheart

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  9. Marie is wearing clover. Love your pillow and would like to get a peak at your fairisle blanket , please. My ravelry name is chrissc

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  10. Clover - gorgeous by the way. Love the cushions shown! My Ravelry is rosebufton

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  11. Clover!& lovely it is too!😉😉

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