Episode 44 Notes – Keep Calm and Make Stuff

FOs:

My Knitted Heart Vanilla sock pattern in ONline Supersocke 4 fach Sydney Color #1631

Dress C3 from Feminine Wardrobe

Purple Circle Socks

Vinnland Socks

WEAVING:

I used Lap Loom A from The Woolery, cotton warp thread, with thrifted yarn and some wool/silk scraps. I I’ve been learning from the book Tapestry Weaving and two online tutorials from A Beautiful Mess: The Basics, and Getting Fancy.

WIPs:

Gentleman’s Sock in Lozenge Pattern from Knitting Vintage Socks, in Austermann Step #140. Bag from KnitRunDig.

Halloween Sampler – Just a border corner left to go!
32-ct linen from Picture This Plus, colourway “Mirage”. Hand dyed floss by Weeks Dyeworks.

STASH:

Zombie Birthday kit with yarn from Cyborg’s Craftroom, and bag from The Silver Shed

Paddington Bear Bento box and Charlie Harper fabric from Modes4U, who does free international shipping on orders over US$78.

 

Ye Olde Project Craftalong
Tag is #yeoldeknittinggo, and the chat thread is here.
Prize #1 is a bag by Jo, filled with a skein of Hedgehog fibres in “Hopscotch”!
Prize #2 is your choice of SockSack from Studio on the Green!
This is for projects started before August 15th 2014, that are finished between Sept 10 – Nov 10.

Episode 43 Notes – Knitter’s First Sweater

Temperature: 5C / 41F

WIPs:

My Knitted Heart Vanilla sock pattern in ONline Supersocke 4 fach Sydney Color #1631

Frutetto Shawl by Judy Marples made out of a Skein merino/cashmere gradient (“Autumnal”)

FOs:

Darted Tank in Patons Fresco

Bigger on the Inside, in Gale’s Art Shiny Happy (50% merino, 50% silk) in ‘Navy’.

STASH:

Desert Vista Dyeworks Viso (75% Superwash wool / 25% nylon) in Zombody’s Kissing Santa Claus, Zombody It’s Cold Outside, Zombody Go Bragh!

DESTASH:

Here is a link to my thread in the Book Destash Ravelry group.

WEAVING:

I used Lap Loom A from The Woolery, cotton warp thread, with thrifted yarn and some wool/silk scraps. I I’ve been learning from the book Tapestry Weaving and two online tutorials from A Beautiful Mess: The Basics, and Getting Fancy.

WINNERS:

Happy Handmade Home: lmecoll
Stitch Markers (for filling out the survey) : MinKnitsMember drawing #301-400: GreyCatsKnits

Ye Olde Project Craftalong
Tag is #yeoldeknittinggo, and the chat thread is here.
Prize #1 is a bag by Jo, filled with a skein of Hedgehog fibres in “Hopscotch”!
Prize #2 is your choice of SockSack from Studio on the Green!
This is for projects started before August 15th 2014, that are finished between Sept 10 – Nov 10.

Episode 42 Notes – Life, The Universe, and Crafting

Temperature: 22C / 72F

FOs:

Mind the Gap socks. The typewriter bag was made by my friend Jo.

WIPs:

My Knitted Heart Vanilla sock pattern in ONline Supersocke 4 fach Sydney Color #1631

Boxy by Joji Locatelli, in Malabrigo Rios in the “Paris Night” colourway.

Frutetto Shawl by Judy Marples made out of a Skein merino/cashmere gradient (“Autumnal”)

Ye Olde Project Craftalong
Tag is #yeoldeknittinggo, and the chat thread is here.
Prize #1 is a bag by Jo, filled with a skein of Hedgehog fibres in “Hopscotch”!
Prize #2 is your choice of SockSack from Studio on the Green!
This is for projects started before August 15th 2014, that are finished between Sept 10 – Nov 10.

GIVEAWAY!

Leave a comment in the Ravelry thread, and/or on the post linked here to be entered to win a copy of Happy Handmade Home by Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman! Their inspiring blog is A Beautiful Mess.

SEWING:

Renfrew Top, by Sewaholic, in Fantasy Doodle print from GirlCharlee.

Clemence Skirt (French seam with pockets tutorial) and Margot PJs (fabric link) both from Tilly Walnes’ book Love at First Stitch.

Episode 41 Notes – Tag, You’re It!

Temperature: 24C / 75F

WIPs:
Mind the Gap socks. The typewriter bag was made by my friend Jo.

Boxy by Joji Locatelli, in Malabrigo Rios in the “Paris Night” colourway.

STASH ENHANCEMENT:

Two hanks Manos Del Uruguay Silk Blend in 2330 and 7325.

Spinning and Weaving with Wool

From Churchmouse Yarns and Teas, Bainbridge Island, WA:
Armenian Knitting
Enchanted Knits (magazine)

From Weaving Works, Seattle, WA:
55 Christmas Balls to Knit
Tapestry 101
Tapestry Loom Techniques
Schacht beater

From The Haunted Bookshop, Sidney, BC:
The Weaving, Spinning, and Dyeing Book
Weaving a Tapestry

GIVEAWAY!

Leave a comment in the Ravelry thread, and/or on this post to be entered to win a copy of Happy Handmade Home by Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman! Their inspiring blog is A Beautiful Mess.

Floyd the Flat Sheep:
My Etsy shop can be found here.

Ye Olde Project Craftalong
Tag is #yeoldeknittinggo, and the chat thread is here.
Prize #1 is a bag by Jo, filled with a skein of Hedgehog fibres!
Prize #2 is your choice of SockSack from Studio on the Green!
This is for projects started before August 15th 2014, that are finished between Sept 10 – Nov 10.

Episode 40 Notes – Ribbonses

WIPs:
Mind the Gap socks. The typewriter bag was made by my friend Jo.

Frutetto Shawl by Judy Marples made out of a Skein merino/cashmere gradient (“Autumnal”)

Five more hexagons for my Six’es blanket. The bag is by Studio in the Green.

Knitting Go! 2014 Survey
Thanks for all the answers so far!

Stampede FOs:
Evenstar – Susan Pandorf, 2nd in Section
Paulie Sweater – Isabell Kraemer, 3rd in Class
Little Birds Sweater – Ysolda Teague, 2nd in Class
In Dreams – Susan Pandorf, 3rd in Class

NOT Knitting:
Halloween Sampler – Working on W.
32-ct linen from Picture This Plus, colourway “Mirage”. Hand dyed floss by Weeks Dyeworks.

I wove something! I used Lap Loom A from The Woolery, their cotton warp thread, with thrifted yarn and an old knitting needle. I also bought and used the book Tapestry Weaving. The two online tutorials I used are both from A Beautiful Mess: The Basics, and Getting Fancy

Ye Olde Project Craftalong
Tag is #yeoldeknittinggo, and the chat thread is here.
First prize is a bag by Jo, filled with a skein of Hedgehog fibres!
This is for projects started before August 15th 2014, that are finished between Sept 10 – Nov 10.

Giveaway-a-day
IS COMPLETE!
The little photo app I used to record my giveaway-a-day journey is Project 365 Pro. I created an account and set it to automatically upload, so it creates this page for me to share with you!