Episode 235: "Epic Snowmelt"

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ANNOUNCEMENTS + NEWS
 


GIVEAWAY

GIVEAWAY: Stress Knits Yarn "Of Wool and Wine"
#238 TGKnits - "Spending the day with my teenage daughter shopping for her first bikini  without any of the stress I worried it might bring."


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
Box O' Sox KAL Ravelry chatter thread

CURIOUS HANDMADE ALONG KAL
About:
Knit any pattern by Helen Stewart / Curious Handmade Designs
Duration: April 1 — June 1
Curious Handmade Along KAL Ravelry chatter thread

MAUVE-A-LONG KAL
About: Knit, spin, crochet anything* using yarn that is any shade of mauve.
Co-hosted by Shawna of Adelaide Cottage Yarns and Podcast
Duration: May 1 — July 1
*see guidelines and restrictions in Ravelry thread.
Mauve-along KAL Ravelry chatter thread.

 


FINISHED OBJECTS (FOs)

SNOWMELT SHAWL by Helen Stewart
Voolenvine Yarns, Nouveau
Color A: "Poe"
Color B: "Moonburn"
Color C: "Aphrodisiac" (FREE SWIM!)


WORKS IN PROGRESS (WIPs)

  • APPLE BLOSSOM SOCKS by Helen Stewart
    Norah George Yarns, "Thistle"
     
  • EYEBALL SHAWL by Stephen West
    Pupil: Skeinny Dipping, "Space Pants"
    Iris: Skeinny Dipping, "Olives"
    Sclera: La Bien Aimée, "Gateway Purple"

I plan to cast on the Fairy Hill Shawl by Helen Stewart (From Shawl Society II) for the Mauve-along KAL using Eden Cottage Yarns I purchased at EYF.


I WANNA CAST IT ON!

Fairyhill Shawl (Shawl Society II) by Curious Handmade

Eli of the Skeindeer Knits Podcast has me wanting to cast on all the colourwork projects!
I recently purchased a bunch of Jamieson's Spindrift to knit Damejakka Loppa / Flea, by Pinneguri

I'm also contemplating casting on a More Sunny Days Hat by Olga Beckmann, using the Tuku wool I purchased at Edinburgh Yarn Festival. 

MAIL

 

  • East London Knit The Zen Variations by Renée Callahan
  • Beads to knit the Fairyhill Shawl from Shawl Society II
  • La Bien Aimée, "Gateway Purple"
  • Hedgehog Fibres, "Daydream"

SPINNING

I'm still spinning on the same Hobbledehoy Batt, on my Bosworth Drop Spindle.
Squirrel Pie Productions Podcast is hosting a "Mini Scrap-a-long KAL"

SEWING

I finished sewing a second Lady Skater Dress by Kitschy Coo.

I ordered fabric to make a hoodie. 
Kwik-Sew K3678

SHOP UPDATE

Me and Kelsey of Primrose Yarn Co. are collaborating on two LIMITED EDITION colorways! These colorways will be sold as a set in each of our shops on June 5, 2017. More details to come!! 

Next Update: Friday, May 19 @ 7pm ET

PODCASTS MENTIONED

  • Skeindeer Knits with Eli
  • Squirrel Pie Productions with Tommi
  • Adelaide Cottage with Shawna
  • Knit Style with Sharon
  • Jilly the Knitting Broomstick with Jilly
Kristin Lehrer