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    Happy Halloween

    Halloween, a definite love/ hate relationship I have with this holiday. I LOVE seeing all the new costumes that kids have now and how creative things have gotten. I always wonder if I will ever see 'Classic Ghost" make a come back... I HATE being scared. When people tell me that "there is nothing like a good scare!" I can't relate. I will say, living in Canada does limit you to the types of costumes that you can wear. Unless you are willing to freeze, you need to take into account that Princess Jasmine MIGHT not be the best idea. This year surprisingly, I have been WAITING to write this post because I had the perfect knits for a costume....

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    Winter Warmer

    Hello Fall!! Fall is my favourite season, it's a time of layering and mixing and matching and as much as we want to hold on to every drop of sun, the fall wind is a quick reminder that winter is coming. Last week I took on the task of hosting the very first SimpleSmiles & Co. Winter Warmer, an event to celebrate cooler weather, fall treats and a love for knitted wears.   Both Traveller's Series and True North Collection were on display and we were encouraging everyone to find their #SSstyle either #SSTraveller or #SSNortherner The only way to find out was to try it on...   But that wasn't all... with the help Gillian from SoundslikeYellow...

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    BoHo Braid

    TUTORIAL TIME!! I have never written a tutorial so bare with me... While I was on my latest adventure, I had a 2 hour train ride from Berlin to Prague SO of course I brought along a bit of yarn and a crochet hook. The weather was beginning to get hotter by the second, so I decided to make a thin headband to continue with my "Knit Travels'. It is a simple and quick project so I decided to share it with you! HERE GOES...  First you need a bit of yarn in two colours, a crochet hook and scissors. (If you don't follow me already I don't generally follow the rules of gauge v.s. needle size, I just pick...

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    FAT 2014

    April 25th Fashion Art Toronto (FAT) 2014 a date I will never forget. At the end of last year all I had on my mind was FASHION, I wanted to produce more pieces and I wanted to challenge myself with bigger knits and edgy designs. There was no better place to showcase such work other than at Arts Fashion Week here in Toronto. The Idea of knitting 10 looks was a challenge I was ready to face. I chose to work with Jen Menecola from Sainte Genovefa, her line of one-of-a-kind avant-garde pieces was a perfect fit for the established theme of InFashion/ UnFashion and our chosen sub theme of Cult and Culture. The team behind our titled Formal Rebellion...

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