Friday, October 7, 2016

Episode 210: A Discovery Of Corsets


 I may be a busy bee dyeing yarn for the upcoming Indie Untangled Trunk Show, but I still managed to finish my Rhinebeck ensemble! 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Voolenvine Yarns will be vending at the Indie Untangled Trunk Show on October 14, 2016.
The Best Western Plus, 503 Washington Ave., Kingston, N.Y. Click here for directions.

I'll also be attending Rhinebeck Sheep and Wool festival on Saturday, October 15 - Do stop by the Podcaster Meet-up @ 1pm. Hope to see you there!!


KALS

Box O Sox KAL 

Time frame: January 1, 2016 - January 1, 2017

Exploration Station KAL 
Co-hosted with Laura from the Dyer's Notebook Podcast
Time frame: September 1 - October 31

Unicorn KAL! 🦄✨
Co-hosted with Magdalena from the Wolff und Schafe podcast
Knit/crochet any pattern of or relating to unicorns that you'd like!
Time frame: September 1 - September 30

Victorian-a-long
Co-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

MAIL

Kim of Chasing Acorns sent two of her lovely project bags — one for me and one for a giveaway!

Gabby from the Once Upon a Corgi Podcast and dyer behind Once Upon a Corgi Yarns sent a skein of "Demon Unicorn" colorway as a giveaway prize!

FINISHED OBJECTS

Exploration Station by Stephen West
Yarn: Voolenvine Yarns, Blitzed
  • Color A: Jilted Rose
  • Color B: Taiga
  • Color C: Black Pearl
  • Color D: Dirty On Purpose
I'll be wearing my Stonecutter pullover by Michelle Wang to Rhinebeck.

WORKS IN PROGRESS

Croíeile Cowl by Leonie Thornley
Yarn: Voolenvine Yarns, Wolke, "Dirty On Purpose" and "Mexican Hot Chocolate"

I also hope to cast on the Vintage Prim Hat and Ramble shawl by Andrea Mowry. 

SEWING 

  • My Vivienne Westwood-inspired dress held up well, at the wedding!  (
Pattern is McCall's M7315)
  • I finished sewing my Rhinebeck dress! Butterick B5167: Patterns by Gertie
  • Laughing Moon Mercantile Ladie's Victorian Underwear #100 - Corset Patterns
  • Butterick Corset Patterns: B4254

PODCASTS MENTIONED

The Dyer's Notebook with Laura

Stitched in Sweden with Maria

Design Time Podcast with Benjamin

This Old Knit with Nina

The Knitting Broomstick with Jilly
Inside Number 23 with Katie

BLATHER


Salem on Netflix
The Walking Dead (Season 6) on Netflix
Once Upon a Time (Season 6) on CBS
A Discovery Of Witches by Deborah Harkness