The Approach of Fall.

Posted on Oct 18, 2016 in Ravelry, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Approach of Fall. Our September Bump of the Month was “Deciduous”. Mine will become a pair of socks. I’ve reached the boring part of sock knitting.  The cuff.  Don’t know what it is about the cuff but I love knitting the foot and turning the heel. Toe up socks are so much easier to fit and gauging your yarn is simpler to. No left overs. So glad I found this pattern many years ago. I haven’t made a top down pair of socks in forever. The yarn...

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Handspun Yarn – Warts and All

Posted on Jul 17, 2016 in Products, Uncategorized | 0 comments

What makes handspun yarn so special? Why do knitters prefer handspun over commercial?     Handspun yarn (HSY)  is best described as yarn with an attitude. Commercial preparation and spinning tend to take the life out of most yarns because they are spun under a lot of tension. HSY has more sheen, loft and a softer hand. The spinner has control over such things as how much bounce and twist there is in the yarn for knitting or crocheting as well as twist direction....

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Posted on Oct 7, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

GREAT NEWS!                The “cart” for the Thermohair Products is fixed. Thanks to Emma who found the...

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NOTICE

Posted on Oct 6, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

My apologies to anyone trying to use my website “cart” to purchase Thermohair socks. We are working on a glitch and will let you know when it is up and running again. In the meantime please contact me through Facebook or @ uppercanadatextiles@gmail.com and I can process your orders manually. Thank you for your patience....

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