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Show notes: Stitch Addiction episode 37

Tuesday, 16 September, 2014

Don’t forget to enter in the Autumn Sampler giveaway in the Stitch Addiction group on Ravelry!

Off the needles

Rikke – Holding MadelineTosh Sock in the Modern Fair Isle color double to make a DK weight yarn.
Honey Cowl – My second of these in the last couple months. Made the short version in MadelineTosh DK in Spectrum.
Wurm – Wanted to knit this for 4 years! Out of MadelineTosh Pashmina in Night Bloom.

On the needles

September socks – Yarn is Lynai Yarn sock Across the Universe. Fish Lips Kiss Heel.
Cannonball – Influenced by this project. Using MadelineTosh Vintage in Ink.
Lovejoy Slouch – Bought pattern and yarn in early summer 2013, finally getting around to knitting it! Out of MadelineTosh 80/10/10 in Nassau Blue.
Chelsea Market Hat – The perfect shade of yellow – MadelineTosh Candlewick. Using the Vintage base. Do not care that it might not look good with my skin tone, I adore this color.
Ripple – My 2nd Ripple, to replace the one I lost somewhere between Idaho and Texas in 2010. Yarn is Dream in Color Classy in Sundown Orchid.

Sock needle reviews

Needles reviewed:
1. Hiya Hiya Sharps
2. Chiaogoo Red Lace
3. Knitter’s Pride Karbonz
4. Kollage Square
5. Addi Turbo Sock Rocket
6. Knitter’s Pride Nova

Favorites are 1. Addi Sock Rockets 2. Knitter’s Pride Nova 3. Knitter’s Pride Karbonz. Jimmy Bean’s Wool is currently having a sale on the Knitter’s Pride Novas.

Cross Stitch

Mysterious Halloween Town – Started stitching clue 3. Pattern is from the Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery and costs $10.95.
Autumn Harvest Festival – My next project!

Cross stitch designers I would recommend for beginners:

1. Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery
2. Satsuma Street
3. Andwabisabi
4. Wee Little Stitches
5. Clouds Factory

Spinning

Pigeonroof Studios sw merino in Hundreds and Thousands.

Favorite Things

Desert Vista Dyeworks – Bought a skein of Hurley’s Jazz Hands during the anniversary sale. Here are Rosebob’s socks, the reason why I had to buy that color.
Spun Right Round – Merino fiber in Feather.

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Stitch Addiction episode 37: The perfect shade of yellow

Tuesday, 16 September, 2014

Stitch Addiction episode 37: The perfect shade of yellow

Show notes: Stitch Addiction episode 36

Tuesday, 9 September, 2014

Off the needles

Barley – Rainbow explosion. Yarn from Another Crafty Girl Merino Worsted in the Gamut colorway.

On the needles

September socks – Yarn is Lynai Yarn sock Across the Universe. Fish Lips Kiss Heel.
Rikke – Holding MadelineTosh Sock in the Modern Fair Isle color double to make a DK weight yarn.
Honey Cowl – My second of these in the last couple months. Making the short version in MadelineTosh DK in Spectrum.
Wurm – Wanted to knit this for 4 years! Out of MadelineTosh Pashmina in Night Bloom.

Cross Stitch

Mysterious Halloween Town – Started stitching clue 3. Pattern is from the Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery and costs $10.95.
Loop start – Tutorial by Bella Dia

Spinning

Pigeonroof Studios sw merino in Hundreds and Thousands.

Favorite Things

Stash enhancement – Unwind Yarn Company Luxe Sock in the Craigh Na Dun colorway.
Dreaming about future knitting projects – Trillian out of Miss Babs Yowza in Perfectly Wreckless, Meema’s Felted Marsupial Tote in various stash yarns, Mama Vertebrae out of MadelineTosh DK in Modern Fair Isle. Possibly doing Socktober in October.

Giveaway

Pattern for Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery’s Autumn Sampler. Entries can be made in the Ravelry group. One entry per person, must be a member of the group to win. Prompt: What is your favorite fall recipe?

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Stitch Addiction episode 36: Turning the twee up to 11

Tuesday, 9 September, 2014

Stitch Addiction episode 36: Turning the twee up to 11

Show notes: Stitch Addiction episode 35

Tuesday, 2 September, 2014

Off the needles

Sushi Socks – Using Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rock Lightweight in the Mad Hatter colorway. Judy’s Magic Cast On, Fish Lips Kiss Heel, Russian bind off.
Tubularity – Knitting fail. Possibly turn into a pillow. Yarn: Sundara sock in Wild Bluebells, Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rock Mediumweight in Rose Quartz, and Dream in Color Smooshy in Crying Dove, Gold Experience, Happy Forest, Sundown Orchid, and Grey Tabby. Leftovers for an Albers Cowl.
Arbutus – Out of my first skein of handspun. Nerd Girl sw merino/nylon fiber in All You Can Eat.

On the needles

September socks – Yarn is Lynai Yarn sock Across the Universe.
Hichhiker – My favorite pattern of all-time. Using Cyborg’s Craft Room Assockilate in Stellar. Maybe save enough to do a square on my Barn Raising Quilt?
Barley – Rainbow explosion. Yarn from Another Crafty Girl in the Gamut colorway. Worsted weight.
Rikke – Holding MadelineTosh Sock in the Modern Fair Isle color double to make a DK weight yarn.
Honey Cowl – My second of these in the last couple months. Making the short version in MadelineTosh DK in Spectrum.
Wurm – Wanted to knit this for 4 years! Out of MadelineTosh Pashmina in Night Bloom.

Cross Stitch

Mysterious Halloween Town – Started stitching clue 3.
Autumn Harvest Festival – Preorders go live on September 8th.
How to do cross stitch on linen – YouTube tutorial from Juliexstitch, photo tutorials from Mary Beale, the Cross Stitch Guild, and Alicia Paulson.

Spinning

Pigeonroof Studios sw merino in Hundreds and Thousands

Favorite things

Sheep bag made by my mom.
Yarn stash enhancement: Countess Ablaze Bluefaced Baron in Ain’t that a Scene.
Recommended books – The Great Influenza by John Barry, The Fossil Hunter by Shelly Emling.
Fiber stash enhancement – Pigeonroof Studios Organic Polwarth in Watercolor, Spun Right Round Merino in Yarn Basket, Bon Fibers SW Merino in Purple Cone Flower.

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Stitch Addiction episode 35: It’s my knitting and I’ll cast on when I want to

Tuesday, 2 September, 2014

Stitch Addiction episode 35: It’s my knitting and I’ll cast on when I want to

Show notes: Stitch Addiction episode 34

Thursday, 21 August, 2014

Off the needles

Fab Funky Fibres
Fiberstory yarn

On the Needles

Blue Moon Fiber Arts
Tubularity

Cross Stitch

123stitch.com
Picture This Plus

Spinning

Nerd Girl Yarn and Fiber
Arbutus
Pigeonroof Studios

 

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