Thursday, 29 March 2012

Episode 20 - How many did you say???


Let me know what you think about the Mr.McGregor socks!! Rip back or power on?!
Also would you like to extend the Statistics Sock KAL for 2 more weeks?
Remember only 2 more days to enter your projects for the UFO KAL!

Works in progress:
Avery by Melissa LaBarre using Quince & Co. Osprey in the Petal colourway on 6mm/US 10 bamboo circulars
Hermione's everyday socks by Erica Leuder in Knit Picks Felici, Time Traveller's colourway on 2.25mm/US 1 chiagoo needles (2-at-a-time) for the Studentknits Statistics KAL
Spectra by Stephen West, Knit Picks Chroma in Galapagos colourway and Knit Picks Stroll in Ash colourway from Great British Yarns on 3.75mm/US 5 needles

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:
Master Knitter Programme
Remember the Stitchmarker giveaway in the Ravelry group hereStitchmarkers in my Etsy Shop Studentknits
Cross stitch thread in the Ravelry group here - for all your cross stitch sharing needs!
Show and tell thread in the Ravelry group here - come and post your WIPs and FOs in the thread so we can all see what you are knitting!
April KAL: Anything goes socks and shawl, anything socks or shawls you finish in the month of April will be eligible the chatter thread here

Podcasts I mentioned:
Knittingden
The Proverbial Knitter
Sassypants

Friday, 23 March 2012

Episode 19 - School's out!!!



Let me know what you thing about the anything goes KAL for April and vote here (at the moment it's a battle between socks and shawls!!!)

Works in progress:
Hermione's everyday socks by Erica Leuder in Knit Picks Felici, Time Traveller's colourway on 2.25mm/US 1 chiagoo needles (2-at-a-time) for the Studentknits Statistics KAL
Spectra by Stephen West, Knit Picks Chroma in Galapagos colourway and Knit Picks Stroll in Ash colourway from Great British Yarns on 3.75mm/US 5 needles

Knitting Excitement and Knitting on the Horizon:
Won a pattern from the Knittingden podcast!! The Min Ulla Scarf by Elinor Brown
Another Iris the Gourmet Monster by Rebecca Danger on the horizon, not sure about yarn choice yet!
Stitchmarkers in my Etsy Shop Studentknits

Student Resources
Countess Ablaze on Etsy and Countess Ablaze on ravelry and here is the link to her website
Lyndsey is giving Studentknits podcast viewers 10% off!! Until March 31st, the code is: KNITMORESTUDYLESS10
Lyndsey sells some yummy yummy yarn!! I showed on today's podcast Lady Katherine Sock yarn in the Northern Lights colourway, its superwash 4-ply, 75% wool and 25% nylon
The shop sells lace weight, sock yarn and DK, there's self striping sock yarn, and some luxury sock yarn in a merino cashmere blend!!!
Check her out and support UK sellers :)

Sunday, 18 March 2012

Episode 18 - Happy Mother's Day


Works in progress:
Hermione's everyday socks by Erica Leuder in Knit Picks Felici, Time Traveller's colourway on 2.25mm/US 1 chiagoo needles (2-at-a-time) for the Studentknits Statistics KAL
Spectra by Stephen West, Knit Picks Chroma in Galapagos colourway and Knit Picks Stroll in Ash colourway from Great British Yarns on 3.75mm/US 5 needles
Tapestry Cowl by MintyFresh using Debbie Bliss Rialto 4-ply using 3.75mm/US 5 needles for the UFO KAL here!!

Knitting Excitement and Knitting on the Horizon:
April Showers Cowl by Meg Strong for the Knittingden April KAL with Rowan fine lace in SH922 in the Cobweb colour way
Egg Cosy from Mollie Makes magazine in Debbie Bliss Rialto 4-ply
Stitchmarkers in my Etsy Shop Studentknits

Cross Stitch:
Mini Venice Bridge by Michael Powell

Podcasts I mention:
Sockbunny Knit and Fit 
Knitabulls
Knittingden

Friday, 9 March 2012

Episode 17 - Bananas in PJs


Come along and say hi in the Studentknits Ravelry group! Let me know what you think of my stitch markers :-)


Finished Objects:
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

Statistics Sock KAL:
Come and join in: Studentknits Statistics KAL
Tag your projects SKSTATSKAL
If you want to join me on the UFO drive come chat and show progress in the group thread here!!


Works in progress:
Hermione's everyday socks by Erica Leuder in Knit Picks Felici, Time Traveller's colourway on 2.25mm/US 1 chiagoo needles (2-at-a-time) for the Studentknits Statistics KAL
Romantic Entanglement Socks by Cynthia Levy using Juno Fibre Arts Buffy in the Glow colourway on 2.75mm/US 2 (See last weeks episode for Juno Fibre Arts review and code!)
Spectra by Stephen West, Knit Picks Chroma in Galapagos colourway and Knit Picks Stroll in Ash colourway from Great British Yarns on 3.75mm/US 5 needles
Tapestry Cowl by MintyFresh using Debbie Bliss Rialto 4-ply using 3.75mm/US 5 needles for the UFO KAL here!!

Knitting Excitement:
Two skeins of sock yarn from Spinningfates: 'Elementary Dr. Watson' and 'Space Cadet' both in the Toula base
Stitch Markers from Kelly from fripperies& bibelots on Etsy
200 Fair Isle Designs by Mary Jane Mucklestone

*New Section - Student Resources:*
Watercolours and lace Etsy shop
Watercolours and lace 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

Beading:
Let me know what you thought of the stitchmakers...will put them in my shop next week!

Podcasts I mention:
Sockbunny Knit and Fit 
CharmingLochie
Knit1hearttoo