Episode Seven: The Long One

Hi everyone!

I know it's been a long time since the last episode but that means I have a lot to share with you all! I'll let you know what I've been up to and share with you all my presents I received while I was away.

So grab your knitting or crochet, curl up somewhere comfortable and enjoy!

Show Notes

WIPs

Vanilla Socks

Tambourine Cardigan by Julia Farwell-Clay from Pom Pom Spring 2015 

Vintage New Zealand Yarn in Cadet Blue

Drop Spindle Spinning

Granny Stripe Blanket by Lucy of Attic 24

4ply/Fingering scraps joined using the Magic Knot and using a 3.5mm crochet hook

FOs

Vanilla Socks for Sam

Austermann Step in 250

Rye Socks by Tin Can Knits

Naturally Gallipoli in 1915

Rainbow Socks for Sam

Touch Yarns in Wanaka

Vanilla Sock Blank Sock

Stranded Dyeworks Yarn Sock Blank in Fright Night

Speckled Space Socks by Amanda Stephens

Knitcola Sock Yarn in Rocky Road

Geek Socks by Wei S. Leong

Hollyberry Designs in Graffiti

Vintage Fairy Lights Socks by Helen of Curious Handmade

Circus Tonic Handmade in Rose Crowned Fruit Dove

Joss Shawl by Libby of Truly Myrtle

Rosewood Wool 3ply in Indigo and Red Cabbage

A Certain Darkness by Sylvia of Softsweater

Nunnaba Yarn 4ply Gradient in Shabby Rose

Daintree Shawl by Jess of The Sweater Collective

Red Riding Hood Yarns Fleur in Cackle

Tiny Buds Shawl Kit by Lottie Knits and Fyberspates

Shawl kit in Sunshine on a Cloudy Day

Wainthropp Cardigan by Andi Satterlund

Outlaw Yarn Bohemia Worsted in Ebony

Entertainment

Pom Pom Magazine

The Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook

Knitted Cable Sourcebook

Abbey Morris Designs Podcast

Ninja Chickens Podcast

Casey Maura's Creative Musings Podcast

Acquisitions

Liberty Fabric from The Fabric Store

Lilou Dress from Love at First Stitch by Tilly and the Buttons

Salvation Army fabric score

Stitchbird Fabric, zip and Bakers Twine

Spot Fabric, Bears on Bikes Fabric, Bakers Twine

The Stitching Post Fabric

Native Birds FabricTui Fabric

The Pin Tin Fabric

Sheep Fabric

Maniototo Wool in Dark Greywacke

Doespins in Mex, Periwinkle and Stonewall

Ashford's Drop Spindle Kit

Old Maiden Aunt Yarn in Something Herbal

Zealand Kiwi Yarn

Yarn from Mum's stash

Wool Yarn Fibre and Vintage Purls Yarn

Loop Shawl by Casapinka

Dyeing2Design Yarn in Lavender

Hippie Hanks and Sherlin Alpaca

Blue Earth Soaps

Sock Blockers

Sock Ruler

Episode Six: Long Awaited

Hi everyone!

Hope you're all having a wonderful weekend and sneaking in some time with your yarn! It's been a while but I'm back and hopefully it won't be so long until the next one.

This episode is a bit of a catch-up in every way, I let you know what I've been doing and making during my break from the podcast.

So grab your knitting or crochet, curl up somewhere comfortable and enjoy!

Show Notes

FOs

Palila Cardigan for Pom Pom Magazine

Yarn: Drops Paris

I Will Think About it Tomorrow by Abbey of Abbey Morris Designs (TEST)

Yarn: FiberArtemis

Terracotta Shawl by Jess of The Sweater Collective

Yarn: Feather Brush Yarns in Tang

Various Vanilla Scrap Yarn socks

Time for Tea Socks by Abbey of Abbey Morris Designs

Fine and Dandy Tea

 Zigzagular Socks

Close to You Shawl by Justyna of Lete’s Knits

Yarn: Dark Harbour Yarns in Budgie Smuggler

High Country Crescent Shawl by Mary-Anne of the Lace Eater

Yarn: Fyberspates Gleem Lace in Deep Aqua

Bug Rattles – Sweet Butterfly and Nosy Caterpillar by Mari-Liis of Lilleliis

Yarn: Paintbox Cotton DK

Gipsy Girl Anita by Mari-Liis of Lilleliis

Yarn: Rico Designs Creative Cotton Aran

Princess Silver-shoe by Mari-Liis of Lilleliis

Yarn: Rico Designs Creative Cotton Aran

WIPs

Joss Wrap by Libby of Truly Myrtle

Yarn: Rosewood Wool 3ply

Speckled Space Socks by Amanda Stephens

Yarn: Knitcola in Rocky Road

 Vanilla Scrap socks

What I'm Reading

Koel Magazine

Flow Magazine

DIY Woven Art by Rachel Denbow

Purchases

Happy-Go-Knitty Ahuriri 100% NZ Merino in Wine O'clock

Opal Sock yarn in 9094

Paintbox Cotton DK in 415 (red), 420 (orange), 423 (yellow), 429 (green) and 434 (blue)

Rico Designs Creative Cotton Aran in 00 (light pink), 16 (purple), 58 (brown), 60 (beige), 64 (dark pink), 68 (yellow), 80 (white) and 90 (black)

Arucania Curaco in 308

Coopknits Socks Yeah! in Lolite

Regia 4-ply in 00033

WYS Signature 4ply in Mallard

Austermann Step in 250

Sam's Picks of the Week

Phancee Yarn in His

Episode Five

Hi everyone!

Hope you're all having a wonderful week!

On this episode I have a co-host that likes to talk, it's interesting! I also almost forgot to draw the giveaway winner, so it has been added as an extra segment to the end - in case you need to skip forward to find out!

So grab your knitting or crochet, curl up somewhere comfortable and enjoy!

Show Notes

What I'm Wearing

Spindrift Shawl by Helen of Curious Handmade in Dark Harbour Yarn

FOs

Wood Pigeon socks

Yarn: West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4ply in Wood pigeon

Crochet Rucksack from Simply Crochet Issue 17

Yarn: Cascade Ultra Pima in colour 3775

Industry Shawl by Libby of Truly Myrtle

Yarn: Doespins

Fine and Dandy socks by Jess of The Sweater Collective

Yarn: Phancee Yarns in Scattered

Indie Designer KAL

Notions Pouch (Azulejo from Pom Pom Magazine)

Granny Square Blanket

WIPs

Palila Cardigan for Pom Pom Magazine

Yarn: Drops Paris

I Will Think About it Tomorrow by Abbey Morris Designs (TEST)

Yarn: FiberArtemis

Terracotta Shawl by Jess of The Sweater Collective

Yarn: Feather Brush Yarns

What I'm Reading

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Purchases

Fyberspates Gleem Lace in Deep Aqua

High Country Crescent by Mary-Anne Mace (The Lace Eater)

KnitPro Zing Interchangeables in 3.75mm

KnitPro Royale Interchangeable in 4mm

Sam's Picks of the Week

Knitcola Hand-dyed NZ Sock Yarn in Rocky Road

Episode Four: FO Cheating (Plus GIVEAWAY!!!)

***GIVEAWAY NOW CLOSED***

Hi everyone!

Hope you're all having a wonderful week!

This weeks episode has a bit of cheating on what an FO really means, more socks and a GIVEAWAY! 

Abbey of Abbey Morris Designs has kindly offered to give away one copy of her new Time for Tea socks that I was lucky enough to test knit to one of my viewers! To enter, just leave a comment below and I will enter you in the draw. I will draw the winner just before my next podcast. Good luck!! (Don't forget to leave your email or Ravelry username so I can contact you!)

So grab your knitting or crochet, curl up somewhere comfortable and enjoy!

Show Notes

What I'm Wearing

Citadel by Beata of Hedgehog Fibres

Deco City for Pom Pom Magazine in Spinning a Yarn

FOs

Wood Pigeon socks

Yarn: West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4ply in Wood pigeon

DK Socks

Yarn: Regia 6-fädig Color

Crochet Rucksack from Simply Crochet Issue 17

Yarn: Cascade Ultra Pima in colour 3775

WIPs

Palila Cardigan for Pom Pom Magazine

Yarn: Drops Paris

Industry Shawl by Libby of Truly Myrtle

Yarn: Doespins

Fine and Dandy socks by Jess of The Sweater Collective

Yarn: Phancee Yarns in Scattered

Indie Designer KAL (I said on the podcast it ends in August but it was extended to September 17th)

I Will Think About it Tomorrow by Abbey Morris Designs (TEST)

Yarn: FiberArtemis

Giveaway!

Time for Tea socks by Abbey of Abbey Morris Designs

KAL for Time for Tea socks

What I'm Reading

Pom Pom Magazine

Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye

The Well of Lost Plots by Jasper FForde

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

Purchases

Phancee Yarns in Scattered and His colourways

Sam's Picks of the Week

FiberArtemis yarn