knitrundig

Knitting, running, archaeology and bags

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 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 44 Emergency hat

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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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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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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 7 – The one with too much yawning!

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Show notes

Congratulations to suzie, prize draw winner!
WIPs

Thin Ice by Laura Linneman 4.0mm/US 6 and 4.5mm/US 7 needles using Posh Yarn Hannah in Lingua Franca

Knitterly Things Vesper Sock Great Googlie Mooglie Vanilla Socks 2.5mm / US 1.5 needles

Chevron Lace Fingerless Mitts by Lynn A Evans using The Knitting Goddess Merino Nylon Sock in Bramble

Cadence Socks by Very Busy Monkey using Babylonglegs BooSock in Petrolhead

Finished Objects

Nothing to show!

Shiny New Things

Oink Pigments Sock Yarn in Teal Appeal

Digging

http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/learning/features_facts/digging/invasion/s2.html

http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/London-Wall/Whats-on/Galleries/medieval/People/147010/

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Student Knits

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Sock Bunny Knit and Fit

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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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