Friday, 24 February 2012

Episode 16 - Stockinette Queen


Works in progress:
Vanilla socks for Jacquie for the Sockbunny Knit and Fit Podcast Charity Sock KAL using Regia 4-ply Design line Kaffe Fassett on 2.5mm/US 2 circular needle (2-at-a-time) the book I am using is 2-at-a-time Socks by Melissa Morgan-Oakes
Iris the Gourmet Monster by Rebecca Danger for the Charminglochie Toy KAL using Knit Picks Stroll Multi in Diving Board from Great British Yarns and 2.25mm/US 1 needles
Spectra by Stephen West, Knit Picks Chroma in Gaoloies colourway and Knit Picks Stroll in Ash colourway from Great British Yarns on 3.75mm/US 5 needles

If you want to join me on the UFO drive come chat and show progress in the group thread here!!

Statistics Sock KAL:
Farmer McGregor Socks by Alice Yu on 2.25mm/US 1.5 using Zwerger Garn Opal Hundertwasser in colour 2101
Come and join in: Studentknits Statistics KAL
Tag your projects SKSTATSKAL


Knitting Excitement:
Into the Whirled February Club - Mercy Hartigan in the Ulundi Sock 
Knit Picks Stroll Multi in Aloha from Great British Yarns
Blue Moon Fibre Arts Socks That Rock Lightweight in the Flowerpower colourway from a Ravelry destash

Knitting on the Horizon:
Romantic Entanglement Socks by Cynthia Levy for the SKA March Challenge

*New Section - Student Resources:*
Juno Fibre Arts, I showed Buffy in the 'Glow' colourway, 100% Superwash Bluefaced Leicester
She has some gorgeous hand dyed yarns in a range of weights and blends
Lots of sock yarn which is fab news for all us sock knitters!!
Her Ravelry group here and blog here
JunoFibreArts is offering Studentknits viewers 5% for a month!!! Go and check out her shop and take advantage of this great offer!!
Please share yarn, fibre you buy or any projects you knit in the Ravelry group so we can all be enabled :p

Designer Knitting Magazine, up-to-date fashion and great articles!

Podcasts I mention:
Sockbunny Knit and Fit 
CharmingLochie
Knit1hearttoo

Sunday, 19 February 2012

Episode 15 - More socks you say?


Works in progress:
Vanilla socks for Jacquie for the Sockbunny Knit and Fit Podcast Charity Sock KAL using Regia 4-ply Design line Kaffe Fassett on 2.5mm/US 2 circular needle (2-at-a-time) the book I am using is 2-at-a-time Socks by Melissa Morgan-Oakes
Karee by Susanne Reese using Knit Picks Stroll in Burgundy and Regia 4-ply silk on 2.5mm/US 2

If you want to join me on the UFO drive come chat and show progress in the group thread here!!
Vanilla socks using Lang Yarns Jawoll Colour Jacquard on 2.5mm/US 2 dpns, also for the Sockbunny knit and fit charity sock KAL

Statistics Sock KAL:
Farmer McGregor Socks by Alice Yu on 2.25mm/US 1.5 using Zwerger Garn Opal Hundertwasser in colour 2101
Come and join in: Studentknits Statistics KAL
Tag your projects SKSTATSKAL


Knitting Excitement:
Archimedes Socks by Verybusymonkey from knittynatterzena
Spectra by Stephen West, Knit Picks Chroma in Gaoloies colourway and Knit Picks Stroll in Ash colourway from Great British Yarns
Prize yarn for SKA December, from Decadently Divine, Decadently Divine Sock F4 in Blue Steel

Knitting on the Horizon:
Sugar Maple socks by Melissa Morgan-Oakes

*New Section - Student Resources:*
ButterflyBushYarns on Etsy, gorgeous yarn and fantastic customer service!
I bought Handpainted Sock Yarn in the Disco Brights colourway
Forgot to say the DK yarn would be so awesome for monsters!!
Handpainted sock yarn and roving, knitting pouches.
Will custom dye for yarn or roving
Discount code for 10% off anything in her shop: Student10
Her blog: The Butterfly Bush Diaries

Beading:
Atlantis Bracelet by Hannah Rosner from her Etsy shop  using Miyuki seed beads from The Southampton Bead Shop

Podcasts I mention:
Sockbunny Knit and Fit 
CharmingLochie
Knit1hearttoo

Monday, 13 February 2012

Episode 14 - New Tech


Thank you to paletpc sorry for not remembering! Froggymonkey, Sillyfry and Charminglochie for my gifted patterns!!! :-)


Finished Objects!
Preemie Hats - Pattern by Karen Everitt using 2.75mm/ US 2 needles using Opal sock yarn for the Lisa Stars charity
Tadpoles by Jenna Swanson on size 2.75mm/US 2 circular needles using Madelinetosh in Fjord colourway for the UFO KAL! If you want to join me on the UFO drive come chat and show progress in the group thread here!!

Works in progress:
Vanilla socks for Jacquie for the Sockbunny Knit and Fit Podcast Charity Sock KAL using Regia 4-ply Design line Kaffe Fassett on 2.5mm/US 2 circular needle (2-at-a-time) the book I am using is 2-at-a-time Socks by Melissa Morgan-Oakes
Iris the Gourmet Monster by Rebecca Danger for the Charminglochie Toy KAL

Avery by Melissa LaBarre using Quince & Co. Osprey in the Petal colourway on 6mm/US 10 bamboo circulars
Mae Finch by Heather Zoppetti using Socktopus Sokkusu Original in the Winter Sky Colourway on 2.25mm/US 1 circular needles for the Dramaticknits podcast KAL

Statistics Sock KAL:
Farmer McGregor Socks by Alice Yu on 2.25mm/US 1.5 using Zwerger Garn Opal Hundertwasser in colour 2101 (The rainbow socks I mentioned)
Studentknits Statistics KAL


Knitting Excitement:
No More Tears sock pattern by Erin Walsh from Mommy Needs Yarn for Autism Speaks
Doppelganger Socks by Verybusymonkey
Manhatten Socks by Lisa Dykstra
Ginger Socks by Verybusymonkey
Sock Yarn Club shipment in Achilles from Barking Dog Yarns
Luna 4-ply in the Ariel colourway from Fivemoons
Luna Falkland 4-ply in the Faraway Tree colourway from Fivemoons

Knitting on the Horizon:
Ampersand by Kirsten Kapur using Knit Picks Felici  in the Time Traveller's
Karee by Susanne Reese using Knit Picks Stroll in Burgundy and Regia 4-ply silk
Spectra by Stephen West going to use Knit Picks Chroma in Gaoloies colourway and Knit Picks Stroll in Ash colourway - gifted  by

Beading:
Poppy Needlecase Kit from The Spellbound Bead Company

Podcasts I mention:
Sockbunny Knit and Fit 
CharmingLochie
Dramaticknits

Monday, 6 February 2012

Episode 13 - Socktopia




***Thank you so much to everyone for birthday wishes, mentions and gifted patterns!!!***

PS. I'm rubbish I really need to check which episode I am on before I go shouting about the wrong episode number!!

Week in review:
Cirque du Soleil at the Royal Albert Hall
Muji where I got my knitting storage trolley thing and some other bits
Cath Kidston knitting bag and the magnetic kitchen notes from Richard's family
Crazy Stupid Love really good film!!
Cafe Pacifico was the name of the lush Mexican restaurant


Works in progress:
Vanilla socks for Jacquie for the Sockbunny Knit and Fit Podcast Charity Sock KAL using Regia 4-ply Design line Kaffe Fassett on 2.5mm/US 2 circular needle (2-at-a-time) the book I am using is 2-at-a-time Socks by Melissa Morgan-Oakes

UFO progress:
Tadpoles by Jenna Swanson on size 2.75mm/US 2 circular needles using Madelinetosh in Fjord colourway
If you want to join me on the UFO drive come chat and show progress in the group thread here!!

Statistics Sock KAL:
Farmer McGregor Socks by Alice Yu on 2.25mm/US 1.5 using Zwerger Garn Opal Hundertwasser in colour 2101 (The rainbow socks I mentioned)
Studentknits Statistics KAL


Knitting Excitement:
Knit Picks Felici  in the Time Traveller's and Goth colourway from Great British Yarns
Knit Picks Stroll in Agate Heather, Burgundy and Dusk from Great British Yarns
Knit Picks Stroll Multi in Diving Board from Great British Yarns
Lollipop Yarn in the I'm Your Huckleberry colourway
Sock Yarn from Wildhare Fiber Studio in the Impression colourway
Doctor Who Project bag from Nicsknots on Etsy

Knitting Fails :(
Aquaphobia Socks by Crystal Flanagan 
Iris the Gourmet Monster by Rebecca Danger for the Charminglochie Toy KAL

Beading
Poppy Needlecase Kit from The Spellbound Bead Company

Podcasts I mention:
Sockbunny Knit and Fit 
CharmingLochie