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Episode 162: Yarn Nuggets

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A trip to Purl SoHo, a lovely yarn swap, and project bags!

More show notes soon ...

Episode 161: Garden Tour

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This week I'm recording from our new deck! (Apologies in advance for weird lighting and windy audio) I also give you a mini tour of the work we've been doing to our backyard.


UPDATES

Voolenvine Yarns has an upcoming trunk show at Gauge + Tension 9/12 - 9/13

Finally picked up another skein of Brooklyn Tweed Loft in Postcard to finish my Lattice Shawl!

ON THE NEEDELS


Favorite Socks
Voolenvine Yarns, Wolke “Faerie Hair"

Come What May Shawl by Susan B. Anderson
Gynx Yarns, Single-Ply Merino “Unsafe For Swimming”

Summer In Kansas Shawl by Two Old Bags
Voolenvine Yarns, Luft Lace “Afterglow”

SEWING

My sewing machine (Janome 2212) took FOREVER to be delivered. Poor customer service from SewTrue.com.


ASK AWAY LINKS


Interweave Knits Video - Dyeing In the Kitchen
Hand Dyeing Yarn and Fleece by Gail Callahan


Cozy Memories Blanket Squares info

SHOP UPDATE

August 21 @ 2pm EST

Only taking custom orders of 4 or more skeins


BLATHER

We've been working on our backyard! Dennis planted some clov…

Episode 160: Lots Of Project Bags

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OFF THE NEEDLES

Favorite Sock Pattern
Voolenvine Yarns - Succulents

ON THE NEEDLES

Come What May Shawl
Gynx Yarns - Unsafe For Swimming

Verdure Shawl
Voolenvine Yarns - Succulents

Summer In Kansas Shawl
Voolenvine Yarns - Afterglow

Sunshine Yarn Fun's Etsy Shop

Edward Gorey Museum


SEWING

I'm waiting for my new sewing machine to arrive! It's a Janome 2212.
I currently have a Singer Confidence Quilter, and not really enjoying the functionality of it.

ASK AWAY LINKS

Creative Bug

Missouri Star Quilt Company

Crafty Gemini

SHOP UPDATE

Next Update: Friday, August 14th @ 2pm EST
PSA: No Custom Order Requests next week, please! 

Episode 159: Hello From Cape Cod, August 2015

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 ON THE NEEDLES

"Verdure" Shawl by Isabelle (Fluffy Fibers)
Yarn: Voolenvine Yarns, Blitzed in "Succulents"

"Come What May" Shawl, by Susan B. Anderson
Yarn: Gynx Yarns, Single-Ply Merino in "Unsafe For Swimming"

Cozy Memories Blanket: I added three new squares!

OTHER MENTIONS

In this episode, I'm (kind of) enjoying a refreshing can of Moxie.

I visited Murray's Fabric in Cape Cod, Orleans. I had a great shopping experience and highly recommend checking it out if you're in the area.

We also visited the Edward Gorey House Museum