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Two beautiful things influenced my decision to open this shop: the love of babies, specifically newborns and the gorgeous newborn portaiture that has become so popular in recent years, and the incredible hand spun yarns created by amazing fiber artists. I admire both these types of art. I enjoy the colours and textures of the yarn, especially because each is hand made and one of a kind. So many products that are sold these days are just cheaply made and mass produced, and so it's refreshing to see things that are made by hand, slowly and carefully, one at a time.

When knitting hats I get to combine these forms of…

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  • Joined August 6, 2010

Favorite materials

handspu yarn, merino yarn, alpaca yarn

About

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Two beautiful things influenced my decision to open this shop: the love of babies, specifically newborns and the gorgeous newborn portaiture that has become so popular in recent years, and the incredible hand spun yarns created by amazing fiber artists. I admire both these types of art. I enjoy the colours and textures of the yarn, especially because each is hand made and one of a kind. So many products that are sold these days are just cheaply made and mass produced, and so it's refreshing to see things that are made by hand, slowly and carefully, one at a time.

When knitting hats I get to combine these forms of expression -- in the photographs of newborns who wear these hats, and in the hand spun yarn from which the hats are made. The designs are intentionally kept simple yet elegant, to permit the focus to remain with the baby. The hats add an accent of colour and texture to increase interest ever so slightly, and to bring together the background color and the subject, as the eye of the viewer seeks out the matching or contrasting colors. As well as, and perhaps most importantly, I hope each hat makes the beautiful newborn just that tiny bit more “adorable”.
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