THIS WEEK: Let's talk about unicorns, a new LYS, and bra-making!
Woolyn Grand Opening - August 20 - 21
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!
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"
- 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.
Amethiste Shawl by Robin Ulrich
Yarn: Voolenvine Yarns, Wolke, "I Am No Bird"
Nilla the Unicorn by Rachel Borello Carroll
Yarn: Gynx Yarns, Worsted Merino, "Experimental Dyelot"
US 3, 3.25mm dpns
Last week I sewed the "Polka Dot Day Dress" from Gertie's Ultimate Dress Book. Unfortunately, even having made a muslin, the dress was a little too baggy in the bust area. So, this past weekend I made a Small Bust Adjustment (SBA) to the bodice pattern.
I plan to recreate a Vivienne Westwood dress, with some fabric I already have in my stash and a McCall's pattern, M7315.
Maria from the Stitched In Sweden podcast also inspired me to give bra-making a go! I've signed up for the Craftsy Class, Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit ... and ordered two bra-making kits from TailorMadeShop.com ... and downloaded the Marlborough pattern from Orange Lingerie. Super excited to get started!!
Get Lit and Knit
Stitched In Sweden
Inside Number 23
Friday, August 19, 2016 @ 7pm EST
Woolyn's Grand Opening - August 20 - 21!Check out their website: Woolyn.com for more info
Dennis and I have been binge watching the sci-fi show Stranger Things, on Netflix. 👽👾
I also gave myself a manicure using Love & Beauty "Mint" nailpolish from Forever 21 and Sally Hansen's Hard as Nails Xtreme in "Strobe Light". 💅
August 17th was National Black Cat Appreciation day! 😻