Episode 225: "Knitters Are Everywhere!"


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ANNOUNCEMENTS / EVENTS

  • We now have over 10,000 YouTube subscribers! As a thank you to all of my wonderful viewers, I'm  hosting a giveaway - a skein of "Moonburn" from my current sock club.

  • Little Skein In the Big Wool + Voolenvine Yarn Collaboration

    Anne of Little Skein In the Big Wool will be vending at Stitches West 2017 (February 23 - 26, Booth 1038), and offering a limited edition Enchanted Forest Collection Kit, featuring a new colorway "The Last Unicorn" by Voolenvine Yarns, along with a handful of other wonderful indie-dyers!

    Note
    : There will be a follow-up sale online for people who cannot attend Stitches West. 
  • I will be attending the Edinburgh Yarn Festival in March!!!
  • The Fibre Co. has sent two skeins of their new Luma yarn - one to review and one to giveaway! They are also offering 25% off any purchases (including collections) from The Fibre Co Ravelry store with the code 'yarngasm01' until 28th February 2017



KALS


2017 Box O' Sox KALJanuary 1, 2017 - January 1, 2018
#BoxOSoxKAL2017

(Ravelry Chatter Thread)
I created a bundle in the group for you to share your favorite sock patterns!

Honey KAL
December 1 — April 1, 2017 (Deadline Extended!!)
Co-hosted with Nina from the This Old Knit Podcast

Voolenvine Yarns Shawl-a-long KAL
Duration: December 1 - March 1


FINISHED OBJECTS

Vanilla Socks for Dennis / FLK Heel
Patons Kroy Socks, Grey Marl + Red



WORKS IN PROGRESS


  • Snow Melt MKAL by Curious Handmade DesignsVoolenvine Yarns, Nouveau
  • Granny Stripe Crochet BlanketPattern by Attic24.com
  • Vanilla Socks, FLK Heel
    Narwhal Needlework, "Squid Ink"
  • Belmont Cardigan by Gudrun Johnston
    Plucky Knitter, Oxford 2.0, "Greenpoint"


MAIL / STASH ACQUISITIONS 

  • Call the Midwife inspired minis from Samantha of Lavender Lune Yarns

SEWING


  • I finished sewing my Sea Foam Lace Party dress, a pattern from Gertie's Ultimate Dress Book
  • I cut out the pieces to sew Vogue Vintage Patterns V8811 (View B)


SHOP UPDATE

ONLINE SHOP: www.VoolenvineYarns.com
Next Update: Monday, February 13 @ 7pm EST


PODCASTS MENTIONED

Knitting Spring with Tonya
Knitting Expat with Mina
This Old Knit with Nina



BLATHER

Palm Springs / LA trip recap

Modernism Week
Joshua Tree Desert National Park

Grauman's Chinese Threater in Hollywood

Lately I've been binge-watching Call the Midwife on Netflix.