Sunday, 31 August 2014

Episode 4 - So many pretties and so many thank yous!

Hello and welcome to episode 4!

The YarnderWoman Podcast Ravelry group has reached over 200 members! Thank you and welcome to everyone. If you still haven't joined up, now's a good time as we'll have a membership prize draw very soon. :-)

What I'm wearing:
  • "Drizzle" hat by MSkiKnits, knit with Madeline Tosh Sport in 'Composition Book Grey'
  • "Makai" shawl, also by MSkiKnits, knit from Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rock Lightweight in 'Drucilla'

Brooching the Subject:
  • Batman Pow! felt brooch from an unknown Etsy seller - shop name TBA
Spin Me Right Round:
Thank yous:
  • Thank you to Holli of Swift Knits podcast for offering to spin my erroneous roving and for mentioning my podcast.
  • Thank you to Sheralynn of The Fibre Pigeonhole Podcast for her offer of teaching me to spin and unravel my yarn knots for me.
  • Thank you to Joyce of the Aussie Yarning podcast for some lovely yarn for my Cozy Memories blanket
  • Thank you SO much to Molly from A Homespun House for the yarn and the beautiful Whippoorwill shawl and for mentioning my podcast on her wonderful podcast
  • Thank you to Sarah and Kris from In a Sknit podcast and Grace from Juniper Grace Tube podcast for mentioning my podcast on theirs.
Generosity and inspirations: 
  • Mel, MSkiKnits from the With Mel blog for Free Pattern Friday - the "Lehua". Oh the gorgeous red yarn and stunning pattern, that was inspired by ME!!! Thank you so much, Mel!
  • Lena, FrkBadegakk, from the Wee Bit Knitty podcast, out of Norway for a free sock pattern, "Skedaddle"
Prize threads for me to spread the love:

Finished Objects and a Half Object:
  • "Dragonfly Wings" shawl by Boo Knits, knit in the 'Kiss' colourway in Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rock Lightweight
  • "Happily Ever After Mitts" in Skein Yarn Top Draw Sock in speckled 'Sweet Dreams'
  • "Happily Ever After Mitts" in Unique Sheep Sushi sock in 'Cherry Blossom' and neckerchief in the same Unique Sheep yarn, held with Yarn vs Zombies Runaway base in 'Hanami'
  • "Hermione's Everyday Socks" in Cyborg's Craftroom Assockilate base in 'Deep Dark Secrets'
Works in Progress:
  • "Slo Moe" snail knit with Quaere Fibre Worsted in 'All the Crayons in the Box' and Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rock Mediumweight in 'Pistachio' - BirdLeg Bags project bag
  • "Menehune" shawl, knit in Cyborg's Craftroom Assockilate base in 'Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep' - Happy Crabs project bag from Piddleloop
  • "Whispering Pines" shawl knit in Skein Yarn Top Draw Sock in 'Geisha', with Little Skein stitch markers from the "Poison Apple" set - Mushrooms project bag from A Homespun House


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