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Episode 205: Rogue Glitter + Wonky Necklines

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This week I share an FO, stash enhancements from Woolyn, and show off a new addition to my handmade wardrobe. Also ... Rhinebeck sweater-knitting has finally commenced!

KALS

Box O Sox KAL

Unicorn KAL! 🦄✨
Co-hosted with Magdalena from theWolff und Schafe podcast
Knit/crochet any pattern of or relating to unicorns that you'd like! 

Victorian-a-longCo-hosted by Benjamin Krudwig from the Design Time Podcast
Knit, spin, crochet, or sew something inspired by Victorian Times!
Time frame: September 1 - October 31



FINISHED OBJECTS

Amethiste Shawl by Robin Ulrich
Yarn: Voolenvine Yarns, Wolke, "I Am No Bird"

WORKS IN PROGRESS

Recoleta by Joji Locatelli
Yarn: Voolenvine Yarns, Smitten DK, "Taiga"


Nilla The Unicorn Pattern by Rachel Borello Carroll
Yarn: Gynx Yarns, Worsted Merino, "Experimental Dyelot"
KnitPicks, Worsted Wool of the Andes


STASH ENHANCEMENTS

Very pleased with my little haul from Woolyn; a new LYS in Brooklyn.
Narwhal Needlework, Spinning Fiber, BFL Wool,…

Episode 204: Snoot, Snout, Snoot.

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THIS WEEK: Let's talk about unicorns, a new LYS, and bra-making!


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Woolyn Grand Opening - August 20 - 21

KALS

Unicorn KAL! 🦄✨
Co-hosted with Magdalena from the Wolff und Schafe podcast
We'll be knitting Nilla The Unicorn Pattern by Rachel Borello Carroll, but you may knit/crochet any pattern of or relating to unicorns that you'd like!

WIPS

Afterthought Heel Vanilla Socks
Yarn: Fibernymph Dyeworks, Bounce Sock, "Time To Make the Donuts!"
For the second sock, I'm going to be using Susan B. Anderson's technique for making afterthought heels, from her Smooth Operator Sock pattern
Sofia Shawl by Lyubov Shalnaya
Northbound Knitting, Superwash Merino Lace, "Gunmetal"
6/0 Beads

It's taking a time-out this week, because I'm going to have to rip back. The nupps don't look as they should. Giant Scrap Granny Rectangle! I used a pattern from the Crochet Again Blog to get me started.

Amethiste Shawl by Robin Ulrich
Yarn: Voolenvine Yarns, Wolke, …

Episode 203: Donut Love Pride

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This week, I announce a Unicorn KAL that I'm co-hosting with Magdalena from the "Wolff und Schafe" podcast, embark on an afterthought heel experiment, and chat about my latest sewing creation.

KALS

Unicorn KAL! 🦄✨
Co-hosted with Magdalena from the Wolff und Schafe podcast
We'll be knitting Nilla The Unicorn Pattern by Rachel Borello Carroll, but you may knit/crochet any pattern of or relating to unicorns that you'd like!

WIPS

Afterthought Heel Vanilla Socks
Yarn: Fibernymph Dyeworks, Bounce Sock, "Time To Make the Donuts!"
For the first sock, I used a method Gigi from the Knitmore Girls Podcast recommended: Using thin crochet thread as the heel placeholder, instead of scrap yarn. I really like how slippery the thread is, which made it super quick to remove! For the second sock, I'm going to be using Susan B. Anderson's technique for making afterthought heels, from her Smooth Operator Sock pattern
Sofia Shawl by Lyubov Shalnaya
Northbound Knitting, …