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Episode 58 – Fibre, socks and shawls

Show Notes

Finished Objects

gramps by tincanknits using Berocco Vintage in Chocolate and Aquae

Works in Progress

Hartwith by Rachel Coopey using Drops Alpaca in colour 2919

Plain socks using String Theory Colorworks Self Striping in Trifolium

Sweet Cables by Joji Locatelli using DyeNinja Wool Silk DK in South Seas

Piper’s Journey by Paula Emmons-Fuessle using MadelineTosh Tosh DK in Whiskers and Volga – KAL details can be found here

Shiny New Things

Fibre from Porpoise Fur – Ironwork Hat Kit, BFL in Death to MRSA and Merino/Flax in Coommassie Blue

Fibre from Aphaia – Merino, Shetland and Soybean in Nootka

Coffee with C.C.

Retreat News

Sign ups begin on Tuesday 12 April 2016 at 3pm BST. More details can be found here

 

 

 

 

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Episode 57 – Two retreats, a KAL and a festival

Finished objects

Take it All Mystery KAL by Lisa Hannes using (main colour) Ginger’s Hand Dyed Splendour fingering in Dove and The Knitting Goddess Mini Skeins in Tube Lines

Indie Burgh Yarn Crawl 2014 Socks by C.C. Almon using String Theory Colorworks Entanglement Self Striping in Zeaxanthin

Works in progress

gramps by tincanknits using Berocco Vintage in Chocolate and Aquae

Hartwith by Rachel Coopey using Drops Alpaca in colour 2919

Jeck by Regina Satta using SockBunny Studios Miracle sock in Sunset

Spinning

Finished objects
Loop batt in Skedaddle from Loop Fiber Studio

Starry Starry Night art batt from Spin City UK

Shiny New Things

From Daizie Knits – 3D printed Turkish Spindle, Dewy Sock Blank and BFL fibre

From SockBunny Studios  – Miracle sock in Sunset and Sunshine Sock in Every Day Has a Silver Lining

From RainStormStudios – Van Gogh tote bag, sock pouch

From Bede Sisters – Spinners lap cloth, citrus two at a time sock bag

From The Knitting Goddess – screen printed project bag

Knit Along – Year Long Shawl Along and Piper’s Journey

I have opened a chatter thread for the Year Long Shawl Along thread on Ravelry here

Answer this question in the Ravelry thread to win a copy of the Piper’s Journey pattern by Paula Emmons-Fuessle and post your finished objects in this thread

Retreat news

Visit http://www.geekypuffinknitpalooza.blogspot.com for news about the next Geeky Puffin Knit Palooza in November 2016

 

 

 

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Episode 56 – Long Time

 

Show notes

Finished objects

Miranda by Josée Paquin using Brigantia Luxury Aran in dark blue

TGV  (High Speed Knitting) by Susan Ashcroft using Serenknitty Sublime Sock in Sea Lavender

Frankenfingers by Elizabeth Green Musselman using String Theory Colorworks Contiunuum Self Striping in Resistor

Old Bones by Ashley Knowlton in Posh Yarn Elinor Aran

Plain socks in Regia Eskimo Color

Barley by tincanknits in Pandia’s Jewels Comfy in Out of My Vulcan Mind

Works in progress

gramps by tincanknits using Berocco Vintage in Chocolate and Aquae

Indie Burgh Yarn Crawl 2014 Socks by C.C. Almon using String Theory Colorworks Entanglement Self Striping in Zeaxanthin

Take it All Mystery KAL by Lisa Hannes using (main colour) Ginger’s Hand Dyed Splendour fingering in Dove and The Knitting Goddess Mini Skeins in Tube Lines

Winter 2016 Mystery KAL by Susanna IC using Posh Yarn Chloe Lace in Gin Rummy

Spinning

Spinning in Progress
Loop batt in Skedaddle from Loop Fiber Studio

 

 

 

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Episode 55 – Miniscule

Show notes

Geeky Puffin Knit Palooza

Works in progress

Toe-up Socks using Laughing Yaffle Self Striping Sock in Tree Frog on 2.5mm/US 1.5 needles

Ochre by Veera Valimaki using Nimu Yarns (no longer dying) Skiddaw in Robin on 3.75mm/US 5 needles

Spinning

Spinning in Progress

Suffolk fibre in Winter Moss from Hilltop Cloud
Also mentioned Tour de Fleece
Shiny New Things
Striped Turtle Toes in Live Long and Prosper from Turtlepurl Yarns
Digging
Fishbourne Roman Palace
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Episode 54 – Jane Austen’s House

Show notes

Geeky Puffin Knit Palooza

Works in progress

Toe-up Socks using Laughing Yaffle Self Striping Sock in Tree Frog on 2.5mm/US 1.5 needles

Ochre by Veera Valimaki using Nimu Yarns (no longer dying) Skiddaw in Robin on 3.75mm/US 5 needles

Spinning
Finished spinning
Blended Top by Spin City UK
Spinning in Progress
Suffolk fibre in Winter Moss from Hilltop Cloud
Also mentioned Tour de Fleece
Shiny New Things
Spinners Control Card from Hilltop Cloud
Stash T-shirt and Mother of All Tags from Gusler Design
Cardigan clasps from Ingo Design
History
Jane Austen’s House Museum
Jane Austen: A Life by Claire Tomalin
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Episode 53 – Reboot

Geeky Puffin Knit Palooza

Finished objects

CustomFit Aislinn by Amy Herzog using Debbie Bliss British Blue Faced Leicester DK in Sage on 3.75mm/US 5 and 4mm/US 6 needles
Groovy Socks by Caroline Hewger using Purple Goddess Designs Stuff A Sock In It in Silver Lining on 2.5mm/US 1.5 needles
Works in progress
Pebble Beach Shawl by Helen Stewart using Daizie Knits Dewy Lace in Robin’s Egg on 4mm/US 6 needles
Toe-up Socks using Laughing Yaffle Self Striping Sock in Tree Frog on 2.5mm/US 1.5 needles
Ripple Leaf Socks by Cookie A using The Knitting Goddess Merino Nylon Sock in Forks on 2.5mm/US 1.5 needles
Ochre by Veera Valimaki using Nimu Yarns (no longer dying) Skiddaw in Robin on 3.75mm/US 5 needles
Spinning
Finished spinning
BFL/Nylon by Daizie Knits
Spinning in Progress
Blended Top by Spin City UK
Also mentioned Tour de Fleece
Shiny New Things
Daizie Knits Petal Base and Dewy DK in Call Box
Random Thing
www.taraswiger.com
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Edinburgh Yarn Festival Exclusive Tote Bag

EYF tote web

This tote bag (measuring 35.5cm wide x 41.5cm high with 66cm long straps) is now available to pre-order for collection at Edinburgh Yarn Festival 14 & 15 March 2015. The bags will be £4 each until the festival when they will be available for £5 or for free if you spend £30 or more at our stand – JavaPurl Designs and KnitRunDig.

To order, please email me at knitrundig [at] gmail [dot] com; I will then issue a PayPal invoice.

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Episode 52 Epic

Show Notes

Geeky Puffin Knit Palooza Retreat  29 October – 1 November 2015

Registration now open – watch for exciting updates

Works in Progress

Blurred Lines Socks by Megan Williams using Twisted Limone Tangy BFL Sock in Country Garden on 2.5mm/US 1.5 needles

London Fields by Belinda Boaden using Fyberspates Vivacious DK in Sea Green on 4mm/US 6 needles – available from Purlescence

Aislinn by Amy Herzog in Debbie Bliss Blue Faced Leicester DK in Sage on 4mm/US 6 needles

Spinning

Finished – Rainbow Clouds BFL fibre from Easyknits.co.uk

In progress – Mossy BFL fibre from Juno Fibre Arts (no longer in business)

Shiny New Things

Woolee Winder purchased from P & M Woolcraft

Digging

Disobedient Objects at the Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington, London

Shop news

Latest update is now live.

I will be vending with C.C. Almon of JavaPurl Designs at Edinburgh Yarn Festival

New club, starting April 2015 – sheep!

Newsletter coming soon

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Retreat Reminder

Sign-ups for the Geeky Puffin Knit Palooza start today from 3pm GMT. Find out more and book at the website http://geekypuffinknitpalooza.blogspot.co.uk

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Retreating

We are excited to announce the Geeky Puffin Knit Palooza retreat, taking place from 29 October to 1 November 2015 in Edinburgh. Sign ups will be open from 1 December 2014. There’s a Ravelry group at http://www.ravelry.com/groups/geeky-puffin-knit-palooza,  for chatter, announcements and other fun and the website will be up soon.  Yay!

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