Monday, 28 September 2015

Stitched Together Video Podcast Episode 22 - Blast From The Past

As always, show notes can be found at www.stitchedtogether.co.uk. Come and join the conversation on the Stitched Together Podcast & Patterns Ravelry Group board.


Stuff and Things

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. You can use #STSAL2015 on social media and on your project page.
I am wearing a Cool Clavicle Cover by Megan Williams of the Stockinette Zombie Podcast out of Sweet Georgia Tough Love Sock in the Tea Party colourway. I mention my penannualar brooch from Twilight Forge on ETSY.

Done and Dusted

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. I got two skeins of Heavy Fingering/4-ply weight yarn, spun into worsted style 2-ply yarn. The natural skein is 105g and measures 313m/342yds. The Autumn coloured skein is 106g and measures 332m/363yds.
Pebble Beach Shawl by Helen Stewart using Black Bunny Fibers Merino Silk Sock (70% Merino/30% Silk) in the Peek-A-Boo colourway, in the small size.
Plain vanilla Socks using KnitPicks Felici Yarn in the Afternoon colourway.

Nose to the Grindstone

Hitofude by Hiroko Fukatsu knit in Araucania Botany Lace in the 2118 colourway. Stored in my Lowland Originals bag.
Cardinia Wrap by ambah. Knit using the yarn that I plotted to use for Dusk Into Twilight by Romi Hill. The yarn is 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. Eleanor (alwysknit) reminded me to photo the yarns in black and white and I decided that the shade differences wouldn't work for that pattern, but this one probably will.
Yarn Geek Fibers BFL in the Iron Man II colourway. I am using a Neal Brand spindle in Black Palm and Ivorywood.
Vanilla Ribbed Socks in Countess Ablaze Viscount of Spark in Riots & Revolts. Started out as Zigzagular Socks by Susie White of the Prairie Girls Knit and Spin Podcast. I mention the PokeMeNot from Jan B Smiley.

Blast From The Past

Fiddlehead Mitts by Adrian Bizilia in Debbie Bliss Cashmerino DK in Cream and Noro Silk Garden Lite in 2013. First knit in February 2012.

Splashed Out

Blacker Yarns Cornish Tin 4ply from BritYarn in the Wheal Rose Red and Levant Grey BritYarn still has some green DK. My sister in law got me some more at Yarndale.
Countess Ablaze Viscount of Spark Sock Blank in a one of a kind colourway. I mention the Caffeinated Knitting Podcast with Gert & Allie.

Online Community

Thank you to Andi from the AndreSueKnits Podcast and Maureen from the Victorian Studio Podcast for their mentions on their podcasts.