knitrundig

Knitting, running, archaeology and bags

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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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 48 Clamour

Show Notes

Upcoming Events

UnwindBrighton 12-13 July 2014 – UK podcaster meet up at 1pm on Saturday 12 July
Knit Alongs/Prizes

For details please see the knitrundig group on Ravelry

Current KAL is any pattern by Rachel Coopey and ends 16 May.

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

Spinning

SSK in 100% Polwarth by Gale’s Art

Hill Radnor washed fleece from HilltopCloud

Shiny New Things

Exmoor Horn Turquoise Gradient from HilltopCloud

Spring BFL/Tussah Silk by Fibernymph

Archaeology

Rollright Stones

Shop News

The next update will be on Friday 18 April.

There will be a Woodland Life club starting in May 2014, pm or email me if you would like further details.

 

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Episode 47 Aimless

Show Notes

Upcoming Events

UnwindBrighton 12-13 July 2014 – UK podcaster meet up at 1pm on Saturday 12 July
Knit Alongs/Prizes

For details please see the knitrundig group on Ravelry

Current KAL is any pattern by Rachel Coopey and ends 16 May.

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

Spinning

SSK in 100% Polwarth by Gale’s Art

Shiny New Things

Titus from Baa Ram Ewe in Mild

Stuff a Sock in It in Silver Lining from Purple Goddess Designs

Archaeology

Roman Bath

Shop News

The next update will be on Friday 11 April.

There will be a Woodland Life club starting in May 2014, pm or email me if you would like further details.

 

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Episode 46 – Unwinding

Episode 46

Show notes

Upcoming Events

UnwindBrighton 12-13 July 2014 – UK podcaster meet up

Knit Alongs/Prizes

For details please see the knitrundig group on Ravelry

Current Toy KAL/CAL ends 31 March.

Win a lovely skein of yarn from The Knitting Goddess

Next KAL is Rachel Coopey, win a pattern

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

Woven Tea Towel by Angela Tong from Craftsy Class Rigid Heddle Weaving

Jay, the Bird by Stacey Trock from Craftsy Class Woodland Creatures Amigurumi

Spinning

SSK in 100% Polwarth by Gale’s Art

Shop News

The next update will be on Friday 28 March at 5pm GMT

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Episode 37 Rhinebeck Special

Sam is back with a recap of her trip to Rhinebeck, prizes, knitting progress, yarn and fibre shopping and her latest bags. Watch near the end for a cameo by Magnus the cat.

Show notes

Work in progress

Toe-up vanilla socks with afterthought heel using String Theory Colorworks Frequency in Binary System

Finished objects

Rikke Hat by Sarah Young using madelinetosh merino dk in Venetian and Black Velvet

Sweet Robin Wristees by Stephanie Dosen (Tiny Owl Knits) using Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift

Shiny new things

madelinetosh merino dk in Volga and Whiskers

madelinetosh tosh dk in Maple Leaf

SockBunny Studios Lavender Lace in Admiralty

Miss Babs Yowza and Yummy in Mayhem, Leftie Kit in Slate and Reds

Into the Whirled Gloucester Sock Yarn in Element Number Five, Bluefaced Leicester fibre in Kindred and Merino Fibre in Sansa

Cephalopod Yarns Bugga! in Box Jellyfish and Bugga! fibre in Columbina’s Dream

Soakbox with Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sport in Clark Cable

Loop Fiber Studios Batt in Skedaddle

Fiber Optic Yarns Merino Silk fibre in Autumn Harvest Gradient and Chocolate-Aqua Gradient

cjkoho Designs BFL Fibre in Liberty and Justice (for all)

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