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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

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.

Find me!

Ravelry * Pinterest * Twitter * Instagram * Stitch Addiction Ravelry group

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