Warm up your hands

Time to pick up your knittin’ and get in the groove If you haven’t knit all summer and want to get back in the groove, why not flex yo’ muscles with some lovely mittens? Maize Fingerless Mittens By Tin Can Knits Seed Stitch Mittens by Purl Soho Newfoundland Mitts by…

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Four Super Simple Travel Knits

travel-friendly patterns for youWhether you are chillin’ by the Dead Sea, campin’ by the Bow River, or browsing though Parisian flea markets, these free patterns are prefect lil’ thangs for your next trip.

Skyping Beanie by Halldora J – a great hat with an X shaped crown for guys n’ gals

Nick Cowl by Heidi Kirrmaier – a clean, clever cowl with a sporty drawstring

Seedy Bow Band by Courtney Spainhower – A bit of whimsy and cute to pack in your travel bag.

Simple Sideways Triangle Scarf by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas – So simple and brilliant that you could make this in your sleep.

As always, STASH provides one-on-one pattern assistance so if you need yarn ideas or needles, pop by and ask for help!

Knitting tips for travellers

One of the most-asked questions at STASH is “Can I fly with knitting needles?” The answer is YES! The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) allows knitting needles, but security screeners may not like what they see in your kit.  Here are some general tips to make your travel knitting go…

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Stay Cool, Peeps!

First, we picked through Ravelry to find you some sweet knitting patterns that will keep your mind in cool places! Second, STASH has kickass air conditioning. Finally, Frozen Assets Ice Cream will be on deck on Sundays and some Thursdays through the summer (follow ’em on Twitter to get the scoop…

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