EPISODE 253: "Super Dippy"

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ANNOUNCEMENTS + NEWS

  • A re-cap of my Knitcation
  • I'm going to the Edinburgh Yarn Festival
  • Where I got my "All I Want to Do is Knit, Watch My Shows, and Drink Wine!" Mug (Amazon)

KALS

BOX O' SOX KAL
About: Knit at least 12 pair socks throughout 2017, and store them in a box as you go. When 2018 rolls around, you'll have a box full of fresh socks to get you through the new year!
Duration: January 1, 2017 — January 1, 2018

HALF MOON ORACLE KAL
About: I'm celebrating the release of my latest pattern with a 2 month KAL! To join, all you need to do is purchase / knit the Half Moon Oracle shawl, join the Yarngasm Ravelry group, and post in the Half Moon Oracle KAL thread. 
Duration: November 1   — January 1 2018

FINISHED OBJECTS

SELBU MITTENS by Skeindeer Knits
Voolenvine Yarns, Smitten DK
Color A: Mooncusser
Color B: Spinderella

VANILLA SOCKS w/ Fish Lips Kiss Heel
Trekking

WORKS IN PROGRESS (WIPS)

DAMEJAKKA LOPPA by Pinneguri
Jamieson's Spindrift: "Black", "Bracken", "Granite", "Heron", "Cyclamen", and "Dewdrop"

SUNSET HIGHWAY by Caitlin Hunter
Asylum Fibers, Solitary - "Housecoat"
Machette Shoppe, Singles - "Aqua Aura"
Woolen Boon, Singles - "Truffle Shuffle"
Voolenvine Yarns, Nouveau - "Dirty On Purpose"

BOUSTA BEANIE by Gudrun Johnston
Tuku Fing

VANILLA for Dennis
Gynx Yarns, Strong Sock - Eternal Sonata
- I'm knitting the sock using the Continental method (left handed knitting) US 1 / 1.25mm. 
- My thoughts on Chiaogoo Red Lace needles

STASH ENHANCEMENTS

  • JAMIESON'S SPINDRIFT HAUL
    Purchased from UncommonThreads.com
     
  • DO EWE KNIT?
    - Hedgehog Fibres, Skinny Singles - "Poison"
    - Fuse Fiber Studio, Singles - "Prism Blue"
    - Lykke fixed circulars, US 4 / 3.5mm 16"
    - SucreSucre Miniatures cheese wedge project keeper
     
  • Eli of the Skeindeer Knits podcast was in town this week and gifted me some super lovely yarn!
    - Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk, Ask
    - Huldra, Kamgarn 8,5/2
    - Finullgarn, Rauma
    - Julebukk mittens!! 

SEWING

This week I'm wearing a top I drafted myself, from an old H&M top, and the Zinnia Skirt by Colette Patterns.

I'm also still working on Simplicity's 8294 (View C) - experiencing some technical difficulties with dart placement. 

SHOP UPDATE

 

PODCASTS MENTIONED

BLATHER

  • Eli of Skeindeer knits is visiting NYC this week! 
  • What I'm doing for Thanksgiving
  • What I'm Watching: 
    Alias Grace (Netflix)