Thursday, April 6, 2017

Episode 230: "It's a Shlanket!"


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KALS


2017 Box O' Sox KAL
January 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
Co-hosted with Nina of "This Old Knit"

December 1 — April 1, 2017
WINNERS ANNOUNCED
Prizes:
Lavender Lune Yarn Co. Minis
Cape Cod Socks by Knottygnome Crafts
Time After Time Socks by Jessica Gore

Helen Stewart / Curious Handmade-a-long KAL
Patterns

April 1 — May 1

Mauve-a-long KAL
Co-hosted with Shawna of "Adelaide Cottage"
May 1 — TBD


WHAT I AM WEARING

Canopy by Mandarine's
Rohrspatz & Wollmeise Merino DK


 WORKS IN PROGRESS
  • Apple Blossom Socks by Helen Stewart (Curious Handmade)
    Norah George Yarns, "Thistle"

  • Snowmelt MKAL  by Helen Stewart (Curious Handmade)
    Voolenvine Yarns, Nouveau, (A) "Poe", (B) "Moonburn", (C) "Aphrodisiac"

  • Askewsme Shawl by Stephen West
    Voolenvine Yarns, Wolke, "Gothday Cake", "Grim", "The Last Unicorn", "Prickly Pear", "Yarn Pimp X" / Blitzed, "Figbash"

    I plan to use the leftover yarn to knit a Vanilla Fog hat by Andrea Mowry

    I also express interest in casting on an Eyeball Shawl by Stephen West.  Thinking about using yarn by Skeinny Dipping and La Bien Aimee.

  • Honey Pullover by Amy Miller
    Voolenvine Yarns, Wolke, "Taiga" + "Dirty On Purpose"It's living in my Love Sock Wool Unicorn Project bag

MAIL

This week I received a super wonderful and generous gift from a podcast viewer. Two project bags from AmeliaXJoy.etsy.com


STASH ACQUISITIONS
Sweet Sparrow Yarns, Nuthatch, "Tea and Cake"
Danielle V Green Enamel Pins




SEWING

I ordered several jersey print fabrics to make McCall's pattern M7313

I've also picked up my "Tea Time" cross stitch Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery ... this time I ordered Aida fabric with a stitch count I can actually work with. 



SHOP UPDATE

ONLINE SHOP: www.VoolenvineYarns.com
Next Update: Friday, April 7 @ 7pm EST

I mention Corinne Vs. Pin + Man Vs. Pin (Thread Banger Channel on YouTube). Warning: Suggestive language.


PODCASTS MENTIONED

  • This Old Knit with Nina
  • Squirrel Pie Productions with Tommi
  • Curious Handmade with Helen Stewart


BLATHER

Ridgewood Reservoir near Highland Park in Brooklyn.

What I'm Reading (via Audiobook):
I finished listening to, The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness... and very glad it's over. :(

I just started listening to The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley