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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 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 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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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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Episode 50 #comfortknitting

Show Notes

Prizes! – see the Ravelry group for details

Comfort Knitting KAL

Finished Objects

Pin Striped Socks by Julia Swart using Trailing Clouds Mind the Gap on 2.5mm/US 1.5 needles

Cloud on Her Shoulders by Diana Troldahl using Debbie Bliss Paloma

Works in Progress

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

Old Bones by Ashley Knowlton using Posh Yarn Elinor Aran in No Excuses on 4.5mm/US 7 needles

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

Spinning

Finished Objects

Jump 1042 hand blended fibre by HilltopCloud

Orange Rolags by Unwind Yarn Company

In Progress

Rainbow Clouds Biffle Fibre (Blue Faced Leicester) by Easyknits.co.uk

Shiny New Things

Cascade Heritage Sock Yarn and Heritage Hand Paints

Textured Batt by Spin City UK

Langdale Aran in Algae and Green Tea by Eden Cottage Yarns

Isle of Arran

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Episode 45 Oops I’d best thread that again

Show notes

Works in Progress

Something Silver by Veera Valimaki in Wendy Jubilee DK using 4.5mm/ US 7 needles

Purple Purl by Julia Temiseva using Into The Whirled Polwarth/Silk in Children of Time – my handspun 2-ply

Finished Objects

Kingfisher Socks (plain cuff down socks) in Knitterly Things Vesper Sock in Autumn Sky on 2.25mm/ US 1 needles, with the Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Sox Therapist

Fiery Curlicue Necklace by Lindsay Obermeyer from Jewelry with a Hook by Terry Taylor using Colinette Jitterbug in Fire on a 2.75mm / C crochet hook

Spinning

SSK in 100% Polwarth by Gale’s Art

Shiny New Things

Craftspun Yarns aran weight yarn

Habu bamboo copper

Apples & Pears sock yarn

Lucky Cats wall hanging from Stitch Witch

Jumbo Bag kit from Bobbin Patch

Needle felted elephant kit from Felt Creative

Archaeology

Vindolanda

The Random Bit

My patchwork blanket and other knitted things

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Episode 43 Hot off the wheel

Show notes

Works in Progress

Kingfisher Socks (plain cuff down socks) in Knitterly Things Vesper Sock in Autumn Sky on 2.25mm/ US 1 needles

Something Silver by Veera Valimaki in Wendy Jubilee DK using 4.5mm/ US 7 needles

Finished Objects

Old finished object Citron by Hilary Smith Callis

Spinning

Texel fibre from Hilltopcloud  in Wood Pile

Shiny New Things

Hilltopcloud Best of British Manx Loughtan in Sochi

Fibernymph Dye Works Polwarth in Woodland Wimsey

Tempted Handpainted Yarns & Fibers Good Grrl in All my love

Stitch markers by Rycrafty

Digging

Natural History Museum exhibition Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story

The Random Thing

Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine

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Episode 42 General Sort of Mishmash

Show notes

Works in Progress

Kingfisher Socks (plain cuff down socks) in Knitterly Things Vesper Sock in Autumn Sky on 2.25mm/ US 1 needles

Something Silver by Veera Valimaki in Wendy Jubilee DK using 4.5mm/ US 7 needles

Finished Objects

Rowan Knit Kit Scarf in Kidsilk Haze and Shimmer on 3.25mm/ US 3 needles

Woven scarf using Posh Knits Erin and Easyknits.co.uk Superbiffle in Blizzard

Spinning

Alpaca/Silk/Shetland by Hilltopcloud

In progress – Texel fibre from Hilltopcloud  in Wood Pile

Shiny New Things

Hilltopcloud Shetland Trio and 4 bumps of BFL/Baby Camel

Sparkleduck Genie in Dovely

Fyberspates Scrumptious Lace in Wine Gum

Wrapped in Color by Deborah Tomasello

Clearwater by Mindy Vasil

If it Moves, Shoot It Zoe Kerchief by OneHandKnits

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New home for knitrundig video podcast

knitrundig is no longer available via blip.tv so I will be using VideoPress from now on. A new episode of the podcast will be coming soon. See you then!

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Episode 6 Full of Cold

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Episode 6 – Full of Cold please click here to view the podcast. I can’t get the embed code to work 😦

Prize draw – please go over to the knitrundig podcast group on Ravelry and post in the thread. Open to group members only, please.

Sockalong – chat thread will be opened today, and the finished object thread opened on 1 January

Works in Progress

Burning Rings of Fire by Kirsten Kapur using Fibernymph Dye Works Bounce Sock in TARDIS on 2.5mm/US 1.5 needle

Great Googlie Mooglie Socks using Knitterly Things Vesper Sock in Great Googlie Mooglie on 2.5mm/US 1.5 needle

Epic Fail Hexagon Blankie!

Finished Objects

Rhossili Beach Watch Cap by Wendy Johnson using I Knit or Dye Hotter than July on 4.5mm/US 7 needles

Bubble Stream Socks by Cailyn Meyer using Barking Dog Yarns Opposites Attract in Tweedledee and Tweedledum on 2.5mm/US 1.5 needles

Spinning

Cloudlover Polwarth Fibre in Haunted Vineyard, The Knit Girllls SAL colourway

Shiny New Things

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