Episode 235: "Epic Snowmelt"
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ANNOUNCEMENTS + NEWS
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."
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
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.
- 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"
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
- Skeindeer Knits with Eli
- Squirrel Pie Productions with Tommi
- Adelaide Cottage with Shawna
- Knit Style with Sharon
- Jilly the Knitting Broomstick with Jilly