Episode 236: "HiyaHiya Internationals"

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ANNOUNCEMENTS + NEWS

Voolenvine Yarns will be having another trunk show @ Do Ewe Knit? In Westfield, NJ! 
When: Saturday, June 25 @ 10am


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.

DAMEJAKKA LOPPA KAL
About: Eli (Skeindeer Knits Podcast) and I are co-hosting a KAL for the Damejakka Loppa cardigan by Pinneguri!
Duration: Since the pattern is very involved, we're keeping the deadline flexible. When we see participants close to completing their cardigan, we'll set a KAL end date.
 


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

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 made a failed attempt to sew a hoodie ... by sewing (and serging) the back to the wrong front sides. 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
  • Stringing It Together with Becky
  • The Corner of Craft with Hanna
Kristin Lehrer