Sunday, 6 September 2015

Stitched Together Video Podcast Episode 20 - Technological Interruptions

Show notes can always be found at www.stitchedtogether.co.uk.



Stuff and Things

The Crafting With Colour KAL closed on 31st August and the winners drawn from the FO Thread.

A spin-a-long (SAL) started on 1st September, using a minimum of 100g or 3.5oz of fibre and spinning at least 100yds/91m. The SAL will finish on 30th September. All other details, including prizes are over on the FO Thread. Please do not chat in the FO Thread.

Done and Dusted

Crocheted Monster for my nephew.

This little guy is a gift for my nephew's birthday next week. I made it up as I went along, in chunky weight yarn so it went faster. #craft #crochettoy

Inspired by Amigurumi: Woodland Friends Craftsy Class with Stacey Trock and Big Book of Knitted Monsters (UK Link) by Rebecca Danger (US Link)
Sock Yarn Scraps Blanket - 28 squares blocked. I have knit a total of 71 of the 144 I want.
Hand Dyed OOAK1 - 221m and 82g of sport weight yarn, spun worsted into a 2-ply yarn.

Nose to the Grindstone

September SAL - Hilltop Cloud 70% BFL/15% Cashmere/15% Silk, 100g in natural and 100g in Autumn colours. Spun on my Spanish Peacock bead whorl spindles.
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). I mention the penguin and duck stitch markers I got from Abso-Knitting-Lutely (aka Silwen/Nadia).
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).
Nuvem by Martina Behm in Wollmeise Lace-Garn in the Cu colorway.
Yarn Geek Fibers BFL in the Iron Man II colourway and Into The Whirled 85% Polwarth/25% Silk in the Captain Tightpants colourway have remained untouched.

Plotting

Dusk Into Twilight by Romi Hill using Kettle Yarn Co Beyul in Black Quartz, Truly Hooked 60% Superwash Merino/20% Silk/20% Yak Down in the Merida colourway and The Wool Barn Adventure Sock in the Lagoon colourway.

Splashed Out

Kettle Yarn Co Beyul in the Black Quartz colourway. It's a 4ply/fingering weight yarn comprised of 60% superwash merino/20% yak down/20% silk. There are 366m/400yds from the 100g skein.
Eden Cottage Yarns - 100g - 400m/437yds of Polwarth 4ply/fingering weight yarn in the Faded Bloom colourway.
Spin Bin and 120g of Superwash Merino/Nylon in the Metropolis colourway from Fondant Fibre. I mention the jute baskets that I bought from Julz Craft Supplies.
Tibetan Spindle in Yew & Padauk, weighing 24g made by Enid Ashcroft. I talk about a table made for my great uncle by Mousey Thompson.
Supersized Wedge Bag from Knits and Stitch Bits.

Online Community

1 Year Pod-iversary discount was last weekend. In addition I'm giving away a skein of Wharfedale Woolworks BFL Lace in the Sea Jewels colourway.



There is 800m/875yds from 100g. Enter over on the Ravelry Thread, answering the question given in the first post. The thread will close just before the next episode is recorded and the winner randomly drawn.