Episode 204: Snoot, Snout, Snoot.

2:30:00 PM


THIS WEEK: Let's talk about unicorns, a new LYS, and bra-making!


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Woolyn Grand Opening - August 20 - 21

KALS

Unicorn KAL! 🦄✨
Co-hosted with Magdalena from the Wolff und Schafe podcast
We'll be knitting Nilla The Unicorn Pattern by Rachel Borello Carroll, but you may knit/crochet any pattern of or relating to unicorns that you'd like!

WIPS

Afterthought Heel Vanilla Socks
Yarn: Fibernymph Dyeworks, Bounce Sock, "Time To Make the Donuts!"
  • For the second sock, I'm going to be using Susan B. Anderson's technique for making afterthought heels, from her Smooth Operator Sock pattern

Sofia Shawl by Lyubov Shalnaya
Northbound Knitting, Superwash Merino Lace, "Gunmetal"
6/0 Beads

  • It's taking a time-out this week, because I'm going to have to rip back. The nupps don't look as they should. 
Giant Scrap Granny Rectangle! I used a pattern from the Crochet Again Blog to get me started.

Amethiste Shawl by Robin Ulrich
Yarn: Voolenvine Yarns, Wolke, "I Am No Bird"

Nilla the Unicorn by Rachel Borello Carroll
Yarn: Gynx Yarns, Worsted Merino, "Experimental Dyelot" 
US 3, 3.25mm dpns

SEWING

Last week I sewed the "Polka Dot Day Dress" from Gertie's Ultimate Dress Book. Unfortunately, even having made a muslin, the dress was a little too baggy in the bust area. So, this past weekend I made a Small Bust Adjustment (SBA) to the bodice pattern.

I plan to recreate a Vivienne Westwood dress, with some fabric I already have in my stash and a McCall's pattern, M7315.

Maria from the Stitched In Sweden podcast also inspired me to give bra-making a go! I've signed up for the Craftsy Class, Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit ... and ordered two bra-making kits from TailorMadeShop.com ... and downloaded the Marlborough pattern from Orange Lingerie. Super excited to get started!!

PODCASTS MENTIONED

Get Lit and Knit
Stitched In Sweden
Inside Number 23

SHOP UPDATE

Friday, August 19, 2016 @ 7pm EST


BLATHER

Woolyn's Grand Opening - August 20 - 21!Check out their website: Woolyn.com for more info

Dennis and I have been binge watching the sci-fi show Stranger Things, on Netflix. 👽👾

I also gave myself a manicure using Love & Beauty "Mint" nailpolish from Forever 21 and Sally Hansen's Hard as Nails Xtreme in "Strobe Light". 💅

August 17th was National Black Cat Appreciation day! 😻

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