Episode 207: Maria Von Trapping

3:22:00 PM


 I'm back from another short break with lots of new stash and WIPs to share!


KALS

Box O Sox KAL

Exploration Station KAL 
Co-hosted with Laura from the Dyer's Notebook Podcast
Timeframe: September 1 - October 31

Unicorn KAL! 🦄✨
Co-hosted with Magdalena from the Wolff und Schafe podcast
Knit/crochet any pattern of or relating to unicorns that you'd like! 

Victorian-a-long
Co-hosted by Benjamin Krudwig from the Design Time Podcast
Knit, spin, crochet, or sew something inspired by Victorian Times!
Time frame: September 1 - October 31

MAIL
I received a really lovely package in the mail from Eryn (aka RavenKnitter on Ravelry) - Thank You!!

I also received skeins for giveaway prizes!
Fawn and the Fox Yarns
, Magpie - "Unicorn"

Yoshi & Lucy
, Isabel - "Beauregard" and "Utah"


FINISHED OBJECTS

I knit a pair of socks for my FIL using yarn they gifted to me for my birthday...
Haute Knit Yarns, "Finest Hours"
 
WORKS IN PROGRESS

Exploration Station by Stephen West
Yarn: Voolenvine Yarns Blitzed
  • Color A: Jilted Rose
  • Color B: Taiga
  • Color C: Black Pearl
  • Color D: Dirty On Purpose 
The Unapologetic Knitter's Brioche Tutorials 
Recoleta Cardigan by Joji Locatelli
Yarn: Voolen

Grantangle Blanket

STASH ACQUISITIONS 

Knitstyle Yarns, Chic Sock - "Fallen Faerie"

A Great Yarn

  • Swan Island, Sport Weight - "Graphite"
  • Kenzie, Hikoo - "Seal"
  • Ito, Sensai - "Bordeaux"

 
SEWING

I made progress on my Vivienne Westwood - Inspired dress, this past week. However, I didn't have the right invisible zipper size. Pattern is McCall's M7315

In the meantime, I was able to whip up a basic skirt using leftover fabric.

 
SHOP UPDATE

Next Update: September 16th @ 7pm EST

The last installment of the Once Upon a Time Yarn Club has been dyed and will ship out next week, along with the Mystery Halloween Skeins!

Indie Untangled Trunk Show - Friday, October 14, 2016

PODCASTS MENTIONED

The Dyer's Notebook
Design Time

Wolff und Schafe
Yarn Geek
The Fawn Knits
The Electric Sheep
The Knitting Expat
Michele Wang


BLATHER

This week I geek out over my new Passion Planner


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2 comments

  1. Hello,

    I looked on etsy and could not find "Style Yarns", do you have a link for this shop?

    Thanks!

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    1. Hi Cher,

      Sharon's Etsy shop is called "Knit Style Yarns" ... https://www.etsy.com/shop/Knitstyleyarns :)

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