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Episode 184: A Self-Professed Potter Muggle

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Housekeeping Notes: The best way to contact me with podcast questions is via the YarnGasm Ravelry Group or email me at VoolenvineYarns@gmail.com. If you leave messages for me on Instagram or Ravelry, I may or may not see it right away.

Voolenvine Yarns Trunk show at Do Ewe Knit?
Saturday, March 19th 2016
217 Elmer Street
Westfield, NJ 07090


Wildes Meer Pattern Release + Giveaway
March 1, 2016
Enter to win a free PDF copy of this pattern! 


KALs

Box O' Sox KALWaiting For Rain KALHarry Potter KAL (Inside No. 23 Podcast)

OFF THE NEEDLES

Monkey Socks by Cookie A. 
Voolenvine Yarns, Footsie, "Lovesong"
Note: The pattern is available for FREE on Knitty.com, howerver there is a paid version on Ravelry, featuring additional sizing options. 

ON THE NEEDLES

Vanilla Socks, FLK Heel
Knit Picks, Stroll, "White"
Knit Picks, Felici, "Tea Party"

Doodler Shawl by Stephen WestVoolenvine Yarns, Wolke
Color A: "Enjoy the Silence"
Color B: "Venus Fly Trap"

Episode 183: Totally Cubular

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KALS

Box O Sox KAL
#BoxOSoxKAL 
Duration: 1 year (Jan. 2016 - Jan. 2017)

Waiting For Rain KAL
Waiting For Rain Shawl by Sylvia Bo Bilvia

Duration: 1 month (March - April 2016)

I started keeping a knitting journal, using a "Decomposition Book" and some washi tape. 

WORKS IN PROGRESS

Knitting projects I brought with me to Montreal: 

Cozy Memories Blanket
2 squares

Diode Toque by Erica Knits
Gauge + Tension Cormo Sport

Other WIPS:

Monkey Socks by Cookie A.
Voolenvine Yarns, Footsie, "Lovesong"

SPINNING

My hackle has finally arrived!

BLATHER


To keep warm in Montréal, I brought along my Cladonia shawl, a pattern by Kristen Kapur, and knit using Frog Tree Alpaca Sport. I just realized, I knit this shawl FIVE YEARS AGO!!! And no moth holes, yet, to report.

Investigating Agatha Christie Pointe‑à‑Callière Museum

The Mystery of Agatha Christie With David Suchet
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Episode 182: Kristin Bo Bistin

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This week I announce a new KAL, show off a few HOs and WIPs, share a sewing FAIL and more!

Check out the new "Corrasion" Hat pattern, by Benjamin KrudwigSample shown in Voolenvine Yarns, Wolke ("Dirty On Purpose")




Benjamin is also generously offering 25% OFF all of his patterns on Ravelry for a limited time. Just enter "Voolenvine" in the coupon section, when checking out. 

KALs


Box O Sox KAL
#BoxOSoxKAL 
Duration: 1 year (Jan. 2016 - Jan. 2017)

Waiting For Rain KAL
Waiting For Rain Shawl by Sylvia Bo Bilvia


Duration: 1 month (March - April 2016)

HALF OBJECTS

Monkey Socks by Cookie A. 
Voolenvine Yarns, Footsie ("Lovesong")

PODCASTS MENTIONED

Yarn Geek Podcast with Denise
Once Upon a Corgi Podcast with Gabby
Knitting Spring Podcast with Tonya
Design Time Podcast with Benjamin

ON THE NEEDLES

Doodler Shawl by Stephen West
Voolenvine Yarns, Wolke:
Color A: "Enjoy the Silence"Color B: "Venus Fly Trap"Color C: "Moondrop"SEWING

Simplic…

Episode 181: My Sewing Mojo Is Back!

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ON THE NEEDLES

Almost Two-At-A-Time Socks
Sesia Mistral Baby, Colorway
Purchased at Lellabella in Venice, Italy


Monkey Socks
Voolenvine Yarns, Footsie ("Lovesong")

Doodler Shawl by Stephen West
Voolenvine Yarns, Wolke
Color A - "Enjoy the Silence"

Color B - "Venus Fly Trap"
Color C - "Succulents"

PODCASTS

Inside Number 23 with Miss Lavelli
The Yarn Parlor with Alison
Stress Knits with Stacy
Stuff Mom Never Told You

TREAT YOURSELF

Argyle Yarn Shop

Quince & Co., Chickadee, ("Sabine")Quince & Co., Tern, ("Syrah")
Brooklyn General

Ply Magazine, Issue 11, Winter 2015, "Singles"


A Great Yarn
Haute Knits Yarn OOAK for A Great Yarn ("The Finest Hours")Zen Triangular Dpns, US2 / 3.0mmChiaoGoo 9 inch (23 cm) circulars US2 / 2.75mm
SEWING

Ultimate Wrap Dress by Sew Over It London 
Heather-grey jersey fabric

SHOP UPDATE

Next Update: Friday, February 5th, 2016 @ 7pm EST