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Summer Stashbusting with Kollage

The weather is finally starting to warm up and we can tell summer is on the way. While we’re loving the opportunities to get out of doors and enjoy the sunshine, we’re also excited to start some summer knitting and crochet projects. Though we love working on sweaters and winter woollens, summer means we favour…

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Needles with a Story

You may be wondering what we mean when we say that Kollage SQUARE™ produces “needles with a story.” There are so many parts to the story of how we came to own Kollage SQUARE™, the fantastic people that help produce, package and ship your needles, and what the profits from your purchase support. Keep reading…

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Do kollage SQUARE™ needles really make a difference? The reviews are in!

As a crafter, your hands are your most valuable tool. Even if you’re not currently experiencing hand or wrist pain, it’s worth treating them right by selecting needles and hooks that support all the hard work they’ll be doing for years to come! Our SQUARE™ needles and hooks are perfect for knitters who have arthritis,…

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Spring Knitting and Crochet with Kollage

Even though things are still frosty in Canada, we know that spring is on the way and we’re ready for it. Spring is a time of renewal, and we know that summer will follow with sunny days and warm breezes. We’re feeling the urge to craft for the upcoming season so we browsed Ravelry and…

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What’s Hot Right Now: Quilting-inspired Knit and Crochet

As the most recent issue of Pom Pom Quarterly highlights, quilting-inspired knit and crochet patterns are having a moment in the spotlight. Quilting is a cozy, comforting home craft. It allows makers to put together scraps or leftovers, upcycled items, or small bits (think mini-skeins) to create a larger item to be treasured. If you…

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Valentine’s Day Crafting Inspiration

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and if you want to craft something special for your sweetheart, now is the time to get started!. Today we’ve rounded up a few of our favourite knit and crochet patterns full of love. Whether cute and cuddly, covered in hearts, or just intended to keep your favourite…

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Finishing Handmade Holiday Gifts

If you’ve spent the last few months crafting holiday projects, it’s time to put the finishing touches on those gorgeous gifts! We have lots of great tips to make your handmade gifts shine this holiday season; read on to learn more! Blocking No hand-knit or crocheted gift is finished without a blocking. Blocking is the…

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Handmade Gifts for the Holidays

The holidays are just around the corner! If you’ve already started your handmade gift making for this year, congratulations – you are ahead of the curve! For those of you who are just getting started, don’t worry. There are tons of quick last-minute projects you can make for your loved ones. Today, we round up…

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Introducing kollage SQUARE™ Interchangeable Needles

The wait is over….we are thrilled to announce that kollage SQUARE™ Interchangeable Needles are hot off the production line, visit your local yarn store to purchase them today! We’ve made a lot of improvements, and introduced an entirely new tool to facilitate use.  Let’s talk about the components to our interchangeable needles! Interchangeable Tips Our…

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Sweater Weather: Tips for Creating Handmade Sweaters

The chilly weather has us thinking about all those cozy warm sweaters we love to wear during the winter months. If you’ve never made a sweater before, it can seem like a daunting task. We’ve put together our best tips and tricks for sweater knitting, along with a few of our favourite beginner patterns to…

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