Beginning today is the Great Northern Kickstarter Blog Tour! Visit the different stops to learn more about the book, the yarns, the designs, and more! August 22: Blog Tour Kick off with Bridgeen Gillespie of Geen Geenie September 9: KICKSTARTER LAUNCH DAY with Canary Knits and Ruby Submarine September 10: Visit Rain City Knits to … Continue reading Great Northern Kickstarter Blog Tour
The Log Lady. She’s likely to be on many Twin Peaks fans’ favourite character list. This character is a woman named after her unusual quirk. Well, she does have a real name, but does anyone know her by Margaret Lanterman? Nope. It’s the Log Lady. My log has something to tell you. Her log acts … Continue reading Favourite Character: The Log Lady
Here are some of the vintage yarn rewards that will be available once our Kickstarter campaign launches on September 9th. I hand-picked it from sealed plastic containers, and it’s all in pristine condition and really fun stuff! Bright Turquoise Mohair– 360g of two bright turquoise shades. Colinette– 4 skeins of vintage Colinette yarn. 400g Mohair– … Continue reading Kickstarter Rewards: Yarn bundles, part 1
Twin Peaks is all over the internet. Lots of great sites to visit. Here I’ve listed my top four faves. Think a list of top 4 is weird? Well, I’m embracing the weird here.#1 Buzzfeed: Which Twin Peaks character are you? Oh, who doesn’t love a Buzzfeed quiz? It’s all in good (very dark) fun. … Continue reading Some Great Twin Peaks (non knitting) Links
Want to keep up to date on all things Great Northern? Sign up for the newsletter here. Twin Peaks is full of both the very scary and the very funny. Here are my top three favourite scary and funny scenes from the show. Scary Scene 1: The one where Bob comes right at the camera. … Continue reading Scariest and Funniest Scenes in Twin Peaks
Are you a member of our Great Northern Ravelry group yet? Stop on by to discuss your favorite characters (I’m having trouble narrowing it down, as you will see), and check out what else is new. Maybe don’t drink the coffee, yet. Continue reading Great Northern has a Ravelry group!
One of our fabulous rewards for our Kickstarter campaign will be a Bamboo Special Interchangeable Needle set from Knitter’s Pride! How awesome is that?? These needles are serious business– smooth bamboo, nice points, gold-plated (!) connectors… so lovely to work with. I immediately cast on a little swatch to test them out and I want … Continue reading More rewards: Bamboo Needle set!
Today I’d like to share with you a bit about one of my favourite Twin Peaks characters, Lucy Moran. The show is populated with unusual residents, written to reflect common narrative tropes found in American television. These characters then serve the ultimate purpose of underlining the un-reality of the mythos from which they sprang. This … Continue reading Favourite Character Profile: Lucy Moran
When Leah and I started comparing notes and brainstorming cohesive designs for Great Northern, she was a bit surprised that I found inspiration in the character and wardrobe of Norma. I’ll be speaking more in a few weeks about why I like Norma so much, but for now I just wanted to touch on one … Continue reading Henley Sneak Peek
I’ve been knitting away on a sweater for our Twin Peaks-inspired collection, and wanted to give you a peek. Over the next few weeks, leading up to our Kickstarter launch mid-August, Teresa and I will be filling you in on what we’ve been working on so far. I completely fell in love with these two colors … Continue reading Pullover Sneak Peek