Wednesday, 5 August 2015

Stitched Together Video Podcast Episode 18 - Spun All The Things.

Show notes can always be found on www.stitchedtogether.co.uk by clicking on the Podcast button at the top of the page.



Stuff and Things

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Done and Dusted

The Joker and The Thief by Melanie Berg. I'm using Wollmeise Pure in a WD version of Ein Klein Wenig Verrucht and couple of sets of mini skeins from Frankenskein Yarns in the Sour Heart colourway.
Quicksilver by Melanie Berg. Knit in Snaeldan 2-Ply in the Charcoal, Cloud and Turf colourways, from Island Wool on the Faroe Isles.
Skein 80% Polwarth/20% Silk in the Thyme colourway. I got 250m of a heavy DK weight 2-ply yarn.
Countess Ablaze blend in the Extravagance and Cruelty colourway. 62% merino/12% alpaca/12% angelina/12% Seacell. I got 487m of a 3-ply DK weight out of 311g.
Fondant Fibre Oatmeal BFL in the Luckenbooth colourway. I got 275m of a heavy fingering weight chain plyed yarn, spun worsted.
Sara's Texture Crafts BFL in the Precious Rock colourway. I got 254m of a sport weight 2-ply yarn, spun worsted.
DT Crafts 50%/50% Merino/Tencel Sock Yarn and High Twist 75%/25% Superwash Merino/Nylon Sock, dyed using Wilton 8 Colour Icing Set 226 g (UK Link) dyed in the microwave. All the video tutorials I used are in this YouTube Playlist.

Nose to the Grindstone

Toddler Blanket using Rico Designs Baby Classic DK in the Powder (038), Mauve (041), Dusky Pink (40), Anthracite (32) and Purple (16) colourways. Done using Treble(UK)/Double Crochet(US).
Botany Lace Hitofude using Araucania Botany Lace in the 2118 colourway, bought from Stash Fine Yarns (they have 35% off all yarns including those on sale). I mention Megan of Stockinette Zombies and Emily of the Fibre Town podcasts and Poke Me Not needle holder from Jan B Smiley.
Refraction Plus Shawl in DyeForYarn Superwash BFL Sock in the Wooden Treasure Chest  colourway. Using the charts from the Refraction Shawlette pattern.
Yarn Geek Fibers BFL in the Iron Man II colourway.

Plotting

I discuss frogging the Stripe Study Shawl which is in a bag by The SilverShed USA
Dotted Rays Shawl in a Superwash Merino Ombre Shawl Kit from YarnLux in the Moss to Berry colourways.

Splashed Out

Wollmeise 100% Pure Superwash Merino in the 0 Rh Negativ colourway.
BeesyBee Fibers BFL in the Galah colourway.
Fondant Fibre Rolags in the Lina colourway. A blend of alpaca, camel, Shetland and silk.
Fondant Fibre MCN in the Life's A Beach colourway.
Hobbledehoy Merino/Tencel in the Lagoon colourway.

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Received a prize from MandoBug of MandoBug Crafts podcast.
I'm destashing some yarn. If you see something you like that isn't listed in the Trade/Sell category, you can always ask, I might let it go if you really want it.