Why do you love your craft?

I love knitting. Shocker I know, but in all seriousness this hobby turned business has blossomed into so much more than I could’ve imagined just over 2 years ago when I attended my first knit night. I started knitting in September of 2015 because I was over the whole commercialization of Christmas and wanted to make gifts for people. Looking back they were not awesome … Continue reading Why do you love your craft?

Homemade Baby Blankets; what you might not think about

One of the first things I told the ladies at knit night after announcing my pregnancy was that I wasn’t going to make my own baby blanket. I’d made one earlier that year for my cousin and it was tedious. Fast forward to September of last year at Saskatoon Comic Expo and the only knitting I’d brought was stock, however it wasn’t flying off my … Continue reading Homemade Baby Blankets; what you might not think about

Consigning Your Handmade Items

I received my first opportunity to consign my knitting last fall. I was fortunate enough to have made the connection previously and didn’t have to do any cold calling but that doesn’t always happen. I ended up designing a colour block adult and child hat specifically for the Fort Calgary gift shop. There was a contract, it was a 60/40 deal (meaning I get 60% … Continue reading Consigning Your Handmade Items