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Stitch Addiction episode 37: The perfect shade of yellow

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.

Find me!

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

One Comment leave one →
  1. Theresa permalink
    Friday, 19 September, 2014 4:35 pm

    Enjoyed your cast! I’m one who loves the square needles but I use double points. I haven’t gotten the hang of circulars on socks, I always have holes in the gusset. 🙂

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