Thursday, 5 March 2015

Episode 13 - An Expensive Week

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Stuff and Things

Winners of Random Rummage CAL were drawn.
A general chat thread has been opened in the group, come and talk.

Done and Dusted

Zuzu's Petals by Carina Spencer in Countess Ablaze Polwarth handspun.
Whitman Hat by Danielle Morgan in Posh Yarn Clara DK in an Orphan colourway.
Maren Cardigan by Ragga Eriksdottir in Istex Lett-Lopi in the 14031404 and 0054 colourways. From the Craftsy Class Top-Down Icelandic Sweater (affiliate link). Ribbon from CottonPatch, buttons from myfabrics.
Tusk Punis made by Fondant Fibre - 50% Alpaca, 30% Bluefaced Leicester (BFL) creating 188m of a sport to DK weight yarn, 2-ply woolen Spun.
Artist's Palette 50% superwash merino/50% tencel in the Loose Change colourway, creating 235m of a sport weight yarn, 2-ply worsted spun.

Nose to the Grindstone

Mama Vertebrae by Kelly Brooker in Manos del Uruguay Maxima in the 7164 colourway. I mention Danie from Prairie Girls Knit and Spin podcast and Amy Beth from The Fat Squirrel Speaks Podcast.
Moab Shawl by verybusymonkey in light fingering weight handspun. The fibre was Slinky (70% BFL/30% Silk) in the Jewels colourway from Picperfic's Fluff-n-Stuff. Using Chart B.
Socks Reincarnated in FO and Dye's 4ply Superwash Merino in the Death colourway. The FO and Dye Podcast are doing a Sock KAL.
Dissent by Lisa Mutch in Countess Ablaze Tia Merino in Rejected the Name Caesar and Countess Ablaze Count Cashmerino High Twist in Grey Skies in Manchester. This is part of the Northbound Knitting KAL being run by the Caffeinated Knitting Podcast.

Splashed Out

Sparkle Sock from Quaere Fibers in the Explosion colourway.
Primary DK from Berry Colorful Yarning in the Copper Pot colourway.
Targhee Top from Spun Right Round in the Color Play #144 colourway.

Online Community

A great big thank you to nearlythere-hj for her review on the UK iTunes store.