Friday, 21 November 2014

Episode 9 - Surrounded by Yarn Fumes

Welcome to Episode 9 of the YarnderWoman Podcast! 

This episode was recorded on Saturday 15 November 2014, in Perth, Western Australia.

Brooching the Subject:


  • Watch the episode to see if you were a winner of either the 400 Member or 600 Member Giveaway. :-)
  • The 700 Member Giveaway will be drawn when I record on the weekend of 6th/7th December - enter on the Ravelry thread


  • Marigold Jen has generously donated a skein of yarn which you can enter to win at this Ravelry thread. Go to her Etsy shop and enter the discount code "yarnderwoman15" to get 15% off your purchase during November 2014.
  • Indie Designer Gift-a-long - get 25% off patterns from 13-21 November 2014. Nancy Whitman has donated prizes to us for 700 Member giveaway - see her Ravelry pattern page to get the 25% off pattern prices using the code "giftalong2014"
  • Elements yarn from Spinning Yarns Weaving Tales - enter code "yarnderwoman" to get 10% off the purchase price of any Elements yarns or bamboo needles

Finished Objects:

  • "No Purl Monkeys" socks in Knit Picks Felici, 'Foxglove' colourway
  • "Bunny Blanket Buddy" toy in Berroco Vintage Chunky, 'Raspberry' colourway

Works in Progress:

  • "Basic Ribbed Socks", using "Fish Lips Kiss Heel" in Gnome Acres House Gnome, 'Joker' colourway
  • "Slo' Moe" snail, using Quaere Worsted in 'All the Crayons in the Box' colourway and Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rock Mediumweight in 'Pistachio'

Future Knit-a-long:

  • How about we have a knit-a-long to make Lehua in January and/or February 2015? Let me know on the Ravelry thread what you think. :-)


Spin Me Right Round:

Happy crafting everyone!

Tuesday, 4 November 2014

Episode 8 - Visiting Mum's Garden

Welcome to Episode 8 of the YarnderWoman Podcast, recorded on Saturday 1 November 2014.

Brooching the Subject:

  • Watch to see if you are the winner of the skein of Skein yarn
  • New giveaway - Marigold Jen yarn. Enter on the Ravelry thread.
  • Marigold Jen Discount code - 15% off any purchase in November using the code "Yarnderwoman15" - thank you for your generosity, Jen!
  • 400 & 600 member giveaway: Stray Cat Sock yarn and $7 USD Ravelry downloadable pattern

Christmas Card Swap:
  • Join in the Ravelry thread to be assigned a partner for a Christmas card and/or greeting card swap. Sign ups close 14 November and cards need to be posted by 25 November 2014.

Finished Objects:
  • ''Happily Ever After Mitts" in Gnome Acres Sparkle in 'Decepticons'
  • Vanilla socks with "Fish Lips Kiss" heel in Manic Pixie Dream yarn in 'Dream & Delirium the Endless'
  • "Beans the Cat" in Gynx Worsted in 'Howl's Castle' and 'OOAK 32'
  • "Owl puff" in the same Gynx yarn as the cats above
  • "Quick and Basic Coffee Cozy" in Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rock Heavyweight in 'Haida'


Works in Progress:
  • "Bunny Blanket Buddy #50722 (knit)" in Berocco Vintage in 'Raspberry', living in a Birdleg Bags project bag
  • "No Purl Monkeys" in Knit Picks Felici in 'Foxglove', living in project bag from A Homespun House
  • Needle adjacent: socks and gnome Christmas decoration in Gnome Acres yarn


Spin Me Right Round: