Episode 56 Notes – Knit Shorts No

Temperature: 27C / 81F
FOs:
Socks! Fruit Stripe Gum socks in Vesper sock yarn in the Gypsy colourway.
Shorts! Maritime shorts by Grainline Studio
WIPs:
Cardinia Wrap using Sokkusu Original from the 2012 Cookie A Sock Club (colourway: River Styx), Aspen Sock from Western Sky Knits, and the third colour is still (probably) Louet Gems in Shamrock.
Both bags were from Stitched by JessaLu
Fabric for my next pair of shorts is from Blackbird Fabrics
STASH:
1.5 yards Breton Stripe from A Fashionable Stitch, which was having a going out of business sale. For my Kate Middleton aspirations. Buying from the US has got to stop though, with the sinking Canadian dollar. $1.07 a year ago, to  $1.30 now.
The pattern I’m planning on using is from Tessuti.
Feedly is how I read my blogs.
EVENTS:
Fibrations in Victoria BC on August 16th.
BOOKS:
Looking back at my Goodreads list for the year so far, I’ve only read a couple books that weren’t a part of some series.
Lately I’ve read 3 of the Mist-Torn Witches series by Barb Hendee (good, but too short), and the first three books in the Parasol Protectorate series by Gail Carriger.
TV:
Season 3 of Wentworth, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, Daredevil.

Episode 55 Notes – Back In The Saddle

Temperature: 32C / 90F

I’m Heather, also known as rycrafty! Jo is auntiejo on Ravelry, and auntiejo12 on Instagram.

FOs (Heather) :

I knit these three pairs of socks.

WIP (Heather) : During the podcast, I was knitting the Fruit Stripe Gum socks in Vesper sock yarn in the Gypsy colourway.

FOs (Jo) :

Yowza Shawl 2
Sweet Baby Sweater

WIPs (Jo) :

Princess Fiona Sweater in Skein Merino Silk Sport
Kelias Shawl in Skein Merino Cashmere Fingering
Sockhead Hat in 716Knit Sock

Sewing:

Clemence Skirt from Love at First Stitch, by Tilly Walnes (fabric from Blackbird Fabrics)
Renfrew T-shirt pattern from SewaholicSewing machine cover from this tutorial (fabric from A Threaded Needle)

Stash:
Heather: Western Sky Knits Aspen Sock in Ali, Chinook Winds Bison “Western Dakota”.

Episode 54 Notes – Lost and Found

Watch this episode here.

Temperature: 21C / 70F

Still lost: my Desert Vista Dyeworks Christmas socks, out of Zombody Kissing Santa Claus
Blog update: progress! I turned it over to hubby, who found someone’s contact info, and we’ve recovered it! Temporarily hosting it a knittinggo.com/rycrafty, until we have the rights to rycrafty.com again.

FOs:
Moneta Dress by Colette patterns in bamboo jersey from Dressew in Vancouver.

WIPs:
Carnaby Baby sweater in Sirdar Snuggly Baby Bamboo DK, colours 139 and 165. All the bits are knitted, I just need to sew it up.

Six’es blanket– one more hexagon, this one navy blue Shi Bui.

Self-designed sock in Gnome Acres Scruffy Gnome in “Robot Patina”. Finished the cuff & heel turn, on the gusset on sock #2.

STASHING:
Patchwork City by Elizabeth Hartman

Quilty magazine

Amazon.ca sells things! Including fusible web, and Clover Wonder Clips.

Episode 53 Notes – Lost Things

Temperature: -2C / 28F

The Lost Things:

My Desert Vista Dyeworks Christmas socks, out of Zombody Kissing Santa Claus

Christmas Socks

My blog, at rycrafty.com. Formerly (?) hosted by IHS Web Solutions

Time!

FOs:
Margot PJs from Tilly Walnes’ book Love at First Stitch.

Closet Case Files Carolyn PJ pants out of CRAY-ZAY flannel from Fabricland

WIPs:

Carnaby Baby sweater in Sirdar Snuggly Baby Bamboo DK, colours 139 and 165. Back and front done!

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

Six’es blanket

Self-designed sock in Gnome Acres Scruffy Gnome in “Robot Patina”. One done, second only a few cable twists in.

Episode 52 Notes – Tiny Stripey Sweaters

Watch this episode here!

Temperature: -1C / 30F

FOs:

Snowflake Sweater by Tin Can Knits in Noro Taiyo Sport, colour #6.

Moneta Dress by Colette patterns. This was a muslin in a crazy print.

WIPs:

Self-designed sock in Gnome Acres Scruffy Gnome in “Robot Patina”. One done, second only a few cable twists in.

Desert Vista Dyeworks sock, Solid Chocolate Zombunny – pattern of my own making. One sock done, cuff of the second one done.

Carnaby Baby sweater in Sirdar Snuggly Baby Bamboo DK, colours 139 and 165. Back panel almost done.

(selected) STASH ENHANCEMENT

From Spool of Thread:
Voile by Cloud 9 Collective. Collection: Revelry. Print: Snap.
Robert Kaufman Dot Chambray
Owl Potholders!

2 Skeins Koigu for a swap project

TV:
Wentworth – Australian TV show set in a women’s prison.
Land Girls – BBC show about the Women’s Land Army.