Episode 209: Vampire Drought

2:12:00 PM


This week I share a HO, progress on my Exploration Station, some new additions to my fall wardrobe, and a sewing pattern haul from Joann Fabrics. In "Blather",  I explore what to watch and read during a vampire drought.

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Indie Untangled Trunk Show 
Friday, October 14, 2016 from 5pm - 8pm

Rhinebeck Podcaster Meet-up!October 15 @ 12pm on the Hill


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

GIVEAWAY WINNERS

Knitters Against Swatches (2nd Edition) - Cards Against Humanity Expansion Pack


HALF OBJECTS


Fish Lips Kiss Heel Socks 
MC: The Fawn + The Fox Yarns , Magpie - "Unicorn"
CC: Voolenvine Yarns, Blitzed - "Hint of Moss"

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 

I was also inspired by Candace from the Pinfeathers and Purls podcast to knit the Vintage Prim Hat by Andrea Mowry.

Recoleta Cardigan by Joji Locatelli
Yarn: Voolenvine Yarns, Smitten DK - "Taiga"



SEWING

My Autumn capsule wardrobe is off to a great start!

  • Agnes Top by Tilly and the Buttons
  • Simple circle skirt. I drafted my own waistband pattern piece and used skirt pieces from another pattern.
  • I also stopped by Joann Fabrics and stocked up on some new patterns. 
    • McCall's M7197 - Circle Skirt
    • New Look 6244 - Chiffon Dress
    • New Look 6447 - Kate Middleton Dress
    • Butterick B4443 - 6 Sew Easy Dresses
    • Butterick B6167 - Gertie / Rhinebeck Dress
SHOP UPDATE

There will be no shop update until after Rhinebeck weekend (October 16)

I will be vending at the Indie Untangled Trunk Show - Friday, October 14, 2016


PODCASTS MENTIONED

The Dyer's Notebook

Pinfeathers and Purls
The Fawn Knits
Inside Number 23

BLATHER

Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell on Netflix 
Salem on Netflix 
Sweep book series by Cate Tiernan

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