Wednesday, 4 November 2015

Stitched Together Video Podcast Episode 24 - Sickness Induced Spinning

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

The books I were talking about were The Way of Kings and Words of Radiance from The Stormlight Archive (3 Book Series) by Brandon Sanderson.
Louleigh has donated one of her bags for a giveaway. The winner was drawn in this episode.

Done and Dusted

Clincher by Ash Kearns in Perran Yarns MCN 4ply in the Muddy Pops colourway.
Vanilla Socks incorporating the Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Sox Therapist in Fab Funky Fibres Self Striping Sock Yarn in the Mish Mash colourway.
Cardinia Wrap by ambah. Knit 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. I'm sure these are dyed on the same base despite being from different dyers.
Toddler Blanket using Rico Design Baby Classic DK in the Anthracite (32), Dusky Pink (40), Powder (038), Mauve (041) colourways. I refer to the 1000 Knitting Patterns Book that I bought from ETSY.
Wide Ribbed Beanie by Woolly Wormhead using Countess Ablaze Lord of Silk Aran in the Few Are The Children Who Turn Out To Become The Equal of Their Fathers colourway.
Ana by Perl Grey using Countess Ablaze Lord of Silk DK in the OOAK2 colourway.
Sara's Texture Crafts Polwarth in the Final Frontier colourway. I spun it in a 2-ply worsted style and got a 103g of a DK weight yarn, measuring 250m.
Pigeon Roof Studios Targhee in the Magical colourway. I spun it in a chain-plied worsted style and got 124g of a worsted weight yarn, measuring 158m.
Yarn Geek Fibers BFL in the Iron Man II colourway. I spun a worsted 2-ply and got a heavy lace weight yarn measuring 1174m/1284yds from 227g/8oz.
BabyLongLegs BFL in the Berry Crush colourway. I spun a worsted 2-ply yarn and got 102g of a heavy sport weight yarn measuring 218m.

Nose to the Grindstone

Fondant Fibre Fuzzlings in the Gone West colourway.
Refraction Plus using DyeForYarn Superwash BFL Sock in the Wooden Treasure Chest colourway.
Vanilla Socks using Nicole C Mendez Ringel Sockenwolle in the #135 colourway.

Blast From The Past

Stripes En Haut shawl from June 2013, mainly knit on holiday in Cornwall. It used Countess Ablaze Count Cashmerino Sock in Grey Skies In Manchester, Posh Yarn Martha Sock in Dreams of An Insomniac and The Uncommon Thread Lush Twist in Pontus. All are MCN bases.

De-pilled using a Lilly Brush.

Plotting

I want to make another Stripes En Haut using Posh Yarn Pamela Sock.

Splashed Out

Spanish Peacock Tibetan Spindle made using Boxwood for the Whorl and Bolivian Rosewood for the shaft and tip. It weighs 28g.
Posh Yarn Pamela Sock in the Grass is Full Of Stars colourway.
Posh Yarn Kirsten Sock in the Sleep On My Wrongs colourway.
Regia Snowflake sock yarn in colourway 07709.

Online Community

Emily of the FibreTown Podcast has released a new pattern the Esther Belle Shawl and she has donated a copy of this new pattern to give away to a viewer. Go to the Ravelry Thread and let us know about a strong female role model from your childhood.