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 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 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 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 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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