Episode 238: "An Ode to Burrata"

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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

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.
 

FINISHED OBJECTS (FOs)

APPLE BLOSSOM SOCKS by Helen Stewart
Norah George Yarns, "Thistle"
 

WORKS IN PROGRESS (WIPs)

  • TWEED BABY BLANKET by Jared Flood
    Knit Picks, Squish, "Dove Heather", "Marble Heather", "Garnet Heather" 
     
  • EYEBALL SHAWL by Stephen West
    Pupil: Skeinny Dipping, "Space Pants"
    Iris: Skeinny Dipping, "Olives"
    Sclera: La Bien Aimée, "Gateway Purple"
    I'm partaking in the #KeepKnittinKittenKAL, hosted by the Corner of Craft and Stringing It Together podcasts!
     
  • SCARFY THING by Beata Jezek
    Voolenvine Yarns, Nouveau - "Poe"
    Hedgehog Fibres, Skinny Singles - "Day Dream"
    Various neon scrap
     
  • DAMEJAKKA LOPPA by Pinneguri
    Jamieson's Spindrift: "Black", "Bracken", "Granite", "Heron", "Cyclamen", and "Dewdrop"

 

STASH ACQUISITIONS

Moonstone Dyeworks, Stellina Sock, "Fortune Teller"

SEWING

I've finally decided to give quilting a go! Jaclyn of Brooklyn Knit Folk is hosting a Quilt-a-long (@BrooklynKnitfolkQAL) and created a great step-by-step quilting YouTube video series

I also caught another sale on McCall's website and purchased a bunch of new fun patterns for summer! 

SHOP UPDATE

Primrose Yarn Co. and Voolenvine Yarns have collaborated on two LIMITED EDITION colorways, to be sold as a set in each of our shops on June 5, 2017. Click here for more details

Next Update: Saturday, June 3 @ 10am ET

PODCASTS MENTIONED

  • Adelaide Cottage with Shawna
  • Kristy Glass Knits with Kristy
  • CraftTea Chat (Corner of Craft) with Hannah
  • Stringing It Together with Becky

BLATHER

What I've been watching: 

The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu)
(The book is by Margaret Atwood)

Twin Peaks (Netflix)

Kristin Lehrer