I completely forgot about our birthday this year! Oops. That just goes to show how busy I am at school right now!
Last year for our birthday I gave away my cabled cowl pattern, so I think I'll give away another one this year. I just haven't finished writing it up yet, sorry. Here's a sneak peek at what the pattern is for though. The pic shows the lovely fibre artist Sasha Webb (whom I met in textile school) modeling my shawl, I'm in the back adjusting it. Sasha recently moved to the Northwest Territories be the director of the Great Northern Arts Festival. How amazing would that be?
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Hi, I'm Janna. I'm the owner and natural dyer at Everlea Yarn and the tapestry instructor at The School of SweetGeorgia. I am a tapestry weaver, longtime knitter and 2013 graduate of Concordia University's Fibres and Material Practices program.
I founded Vancouver Yarn in 2008 as a single space to hold as much of the textile awesomeness that I could find in and around Vancouver. Here on the VY blog I mostly share about local events, pattern releases as well as Community Highlights.
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