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Episode 202: Cercei, Every Day!

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Check out my latest FO, and why I'm no totally giving up on after-thought heel socks. In sewing, I share my Cercei-inspired dress and talk about what colorways you can find in my shop, this weekend!

FINISHED OBJECTS

Pebble Socks by Mina Philipp
MC Yarn: Hedgehog Fibres, Twist Sock, "Birthday Cake"
CC Yarn: Frog Tree Pediboo


WORKS IN PROGRESS

I'm in the midst of designing a new shawl pattern!

Afterthought Heel Vanilla Socks
Yarn: Fibernymph Dyeworks, Bounce Sock, "Time To Make the Donuts!"

Sofia Shawl by Lyubov Shalnaya
Northbound Knitting, Superwash Merino Lace, "Gunmetal"
6/0 Beads


SEWING

I made another Hollyburn Skirt (SewaholicPatterns.com)! Be sure to join Katie's (from Inside Number 23) sew-a-long for this pattern, which kicks-off August 1.

Cercei Lanister is one of my favorite characters from the Game of Thrones series — especially because of her wardrobe! One day I got the crazy idea to make an everyday / modern Cercei dress, and this week I made…

Episode 201: There Will Be Nupps!

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In this week's episode, I chat about my latest WIPs, and tackle a new sewing technique ... boning! I also announce Lace-a-long prize-winners and share some new stash enhancements.


FINISHED OBJECTS

Pebble Socks by Mina Philipp
MC Yarn: Hedgehog Fibres, Twist Sock, "Birthday Cake"
CC Yarn: Frog Tree Pediboo




WORKS IN PROGRESS

Sofia Shawl by Lyubov Shalnaya
Northbound Knitting, Superwash Merino Lace, "Gunmetal"
6/0 Beads


New Shawl Design
Yarn: Voolenvine Yarns, Nouveau in "Neptunia" and "Black Pearl"



SEWING

Akita Top
Marilyn DressI also mention the By Gum By Golly sewing blog.


Eyelet Sundress from Gertie's Ultimate Dress Book
I made a sweetheart bodice version, inspired by this post.
If you'd like to know more about what went into making this dress, I blogged about it over on my sewing blog, Haus of Voolenvine.

I'm also going to be joining Katie's (from theInside Number 23 podcast) sew-a-long for the Hollyburn skirt ... which kicks-off Aug…

Episode 200: Part Two

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The party continues! In part two I answer a plethora of AMA questions, announce giveaway winners, and Blather about our trip to Maine.

In other news, I do share a new project cast on. In lieu of my epic Loden FAIL, I stumbled on the Sofia Shawl, while browsing Pinterest.

And so far, I am LOVING it! I'm using lace yarn from NBK that I had purchased at Gauge + Tension.

Episode 200: Part One

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This week, we're celebrating 6 years and 200 episodes of the YARNGASM podcast! Whether you've been with me since the beginning or just tuning in, I answer some of your most pressing queries about me and the show.

Please note: The 200th episode is split into two parts. The first part has general podcast content, while the second (to be published on July 8th) I answer questions from the 200th Episode AMA thread and announce giveaway winners. In this episode I share what I've been making, announce giveaway winners, and share some


MAIL

Melissa from the Spicy Homemaker podcast arranged a podcaster swap. I was paired with Ally from the "Get Lit & Knit" podcast, who sent me a super fun package!

I also received an incredibly wonderful swap package from Eric of the Sticks + Twine podcast.


FINISHED OBJECTS

HO - Pebble Socks from "Beyond Vanilla Socks" Pattern Collection, by Mina Phillip
MC Yarn: Hedgehog Fibres, Twist Sock, "Birthday Cake"
CC Yarn: Frog…