Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Episode 28 - Back to Knitting




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Beading:
Pacific Waves by Rachel Nelson-Smith from the Seed Bead Fusion book


Works in progress:
Stalagmite by Cookie A. from Knit.Sock.Love book using Barking Dog Yarns in the Jimmy Buffet colourway - 2.25mm/US 1 and 2.5mm/ US 1.5 needles For Lesley's KAL
Sugar Maple Socks by Melissa Morgan-Oakes, using Regia Design Line by Erika Knight, colour 6452, on 2.5mm/US 1.5
Spectra by Stephen West, on 3.75mm/US 5 needles, using Knit Picks Chroma Galapagos and Knit Picks Stroll in Ash

June KAL: Ends Saturday 30th
June KAL info and chatter thread - please ask any questions in the thread, and post your challenge list! Check out the prize list! Thank you to Sam and Kelly
Cairngorm Bags
Bingo idea, with 9 boxes to fill: a Ho, charity knit, stash slash, monster, new WIP, UFO, finished pair of socks, your choice and cable.


July KAL: Something Blue


Knitting Excitement:
Thanks Karrie (Knitpurlgurl) for the Sock Report
Thanks Denise (Knittingden) for the Sweet Grass Cowl by Leila Raabe

Knitting on the Horizon:
Sweet Grass Cowl by Leila Raabe using Madeleine Tosh Sock in the Cove colourway
Afterthought Heel Socks by Laura Linneman using Lollipop Yarn in the 'I'm Your Huckleberry' colourway

Podcasts I mention:
DramaticKnits
Willowfairy Knits
The Knitting Game

Tuesday, 19 June 2012

Episode 27 - Operation Knitting Mojo



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Operation Knitting Mojo Thread


Cross Stitch:
Newton's Law - 'Friends share' see progress and posts on my new cross stitch blog X-Stitch Delights

Works in progress:
Sugar Maple Socks by Melissa Morgan-Oakes, using Regia Design Line by Erika Knight, colour 6452, on 2.5mm/US 1.5

June KAL:
June KAL info and chatter thread - please ask any questions in the thread, and post your challenge list! Check out the prize list! Thank you to Sam and Kelly
Cairngorm Bags
Bingo idea, with 9 boxes to fill: a Ho, charity knit, stash slash, monster, new WIP, UFO, finished pair of socks, your choice and cable.

I hope it is more clear now - 9 boxes, you can combine but no more than two boxes together. All boxes have separate entries, e.g. new WIP and stash slash combination: entry1 - stash slash picture of stash and FO, entry2 - new WIP picture of project in progress

July KAL - Colour theme what do you think???


Knitting Excitement:
Camilla Cotton, Ice yarns in the colourway White Lilac Blue from All the Fun of the Fair

Spin Cycle:
Thanks to everyone who helped me with my spinning questions for my fibre: Flowers and Chocolates from Maid In England - 100% Extra Fine Merino, 4oz

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Episode 26 - Miss. Multicraft


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Works in progress:
Stalagmite by Cookie A. from Knit.Sock.Love book using Barking Dog Yarns in the Jimmy Buffet colourway - 2.25mm/US 1 and 2.5mm/ US 1.5 needles For Lesley's KAL
Tapestry Cowl by Minty Fresh using Debbie Bliss Rialto 4-ply and 3.75mm/US 5 needles
Sugar Maple Socks by Melissa Morgan-Oakes, using Regia Design Line by Erika Knight, colour 6452, on 2.5mm/US 1.5

June KAL:
June KAL info and chatter thread - please ask any questions in the thread, and post your challenge list! Check out the prize list! Thank you to Sam and Kelly
Cairngorm Bags
Bingo idea, with 9 boxes to fill: a Ho, charity knit, stash slash, monster, new WIP, UFO, finished pair of socks, your choice and cable.

I hope it is more clear now - 9 boxes, you can combine but no more than two boxes together. All boxes have separate entries, e.g. new WIP and stash slash combination: entry1 - stash slash picture of stash and FO, entry2 - new WIP picture of project in progress

Beading:
Necklace using a Kumihimo Disk

Cross Stitch:
Michael Powell design - Mini Venice Bridge 1
Bert Badger - DMC Woodland Folk Mini Kit
My new cross stitch blog X-Stitch Delights


Knitting Excitement:
Patons 100% Cotton DK for the Bathtime Bliss by Jane Ellison

Spinning:
Flowers and Chocolates from Maid In England - 100% Extra Fine Merino, 4oz
Respect the Spindle by Abby Franquemont

Friday, 1 June 2012

Episode 25 - Energize


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Finished Object:
Avery by Melissa LaBarre using Quince & Co. Osprey in the Petal colourway on 6mm/US 10 bamboo circulars


Works in progress:
Stalagmite by Cookie A. from Knit.Sock.Love book using Barking Dog Yarns in the Jimmy Buffet colourway - 2.25mm/US 1 and 2.5mm/ US 1.5 needles For Lesley's KAL
Tapestry Cowl by Minty Fresh using Debbie Bliss Rialto 4-ply and 3.75mm/US 5 needles

June KAL:
June KAL info and chatter thread - please ask any questions in the thread, and post your challenge list! Check out the prize list! Thank you to Sam and Kelly
Cairngorm Bags
Bingo idea, with 9 boxes to fill: a Ho, charity knit, stash slash, monster, new WIP, UFO, finished pair of socks, your choice and cable.

I hope it is more clear now - 9 boxes, you can combine but no more than two boxes together. All boxes have separate entries, e.g. new WIP and stash slash combination: entry1 - stash slash picture of stash and FO, entry2 - new WIP picture of project in progress


Knitting Excitement:
Colinette Art in the Jay colourway
Scrumptious Lace from Fyberspates in Purple - Thank you Sam!!
Barking Dog Yarns June Club colourway - Fig on the Achilles base

Spinning:
Roving on its way from Maid In England 
Any suggestions are very welcome! Beginner tips, fibers to try, books, blogs anything!!


Podcasts I mentioned: