Episode 201: There Will Be Nupps!

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.


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


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"


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 the Inside Number 23 podcast) sew-a-long for the Hollyburn skirt ... which kicks-off August 1!


  • On the Round Yarn
    Everyday Sock, "After the Storm"
  • Gingher Fabric Shears
  • Gertie Sews Vingage Casual
  • Tulip crochet hooks

  • Brokilon Shawl pattern by Agata Mackiewicz
    Winner: #104 Klinej - Old Flames Scarf by Kris Basta

  •  Random Act of Color Wrap by Debbie Reece
    Winner: #166 - TheCrampedHand - Winding Way socks by Emily Wessel in the book Handmade in the UK 

  • Wolff & Schafe Yarns
    Winner: #13 Emelony - The New Prayer Shawl Companion By Janet Severi Bristow & Victoria A. Cole-Galo // Lace Socks from "Joy of Sox" by Linda Kopp

  • With Pointed Sticks - Mini Skeins
    Winner: #46 Golfboyzmom - Renaissance Fan by Nim Teasdale// Jolly Roger shawl by Aino Haikala // Bad Nut by Josh Ryks


Lately I've been watching:
The Knick (Season Two)
Doctor Thorne


Knitting Expat
90% Knitting

Sticks + Twine
Handmade and Woolen
Michele Wang