Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Episode 32: Happiness and Halves

Welcome to Episode 32 of the YarnderWoman Podcast, filmed on Wednesday 25 November 2015 in Perth, Western Australia.

Brooching the Subject:

Works in Progress:
-- See my Ravelry project page for specific details --

  • Tube socks - one plain, one a modified version of the 'Whiz Bang' pattern. I'm entering these in the #make2along KAL, running in the Tiny Paper Foxes group
  • 'Harry' shawl, knit with Berry Colorful Yarnings
  • 'View from the Charles' shawl, knit in Space Frog Yarn

Finished Objects:
-- See my Ravelry project page for specific details --

  • 2x 'Knit Night' shawls - very good for knitting in seminars
  • 2x book marks


  • Watch to see if you won a pattern - Schmancy Shawl, Agatha socks, or Azteca Shawl


  • We will have a 'Colour Affection' KAL early next year.
  • You can start chatting about your choices/ideas on this Ravelry thread


  • Hellebore Shawl from designer prairiegirlsusie
  • Blom
  • Cladonia from LittleBobbins
  • 'Rusted Wing' and 'Another Door Opens' - patterns discounted until episode 101 of Yarns at Yinhoo

Spinning Me Right 'Round:

  • Thank you to everyone for your support (emotional and financial) for my walk to raise funds for Alzheimer's research. Donations can still be made at:

Where to buy DKS Art & Design artwork: Sunday 29 November 2015 at the Collector Zone Toy & Hobby Fair.

Saturday, 7 November 2015

Episode 31: I'm Back!

Welcome to Episode 31 of the YarnderWoman Podcast, recorded on Saturday 7 November 2015 in Perth, Western Australia.

In sad news, my Mama has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease. 
Thus, next weekend I’m doing a fundraising walk. Donations can be made at this web address:

Thank you SO much to those who have already seen the thread and donated, and thank you for positive thoughts from everyone.

Donations can still be sent after the event, so even if you don’t see this until later, you can still donate, if you are in a position to do so.

Part (a):

Part (b):

Brooching the Subject:
YarnderWoman badges from DKS Art & Design
Wearing: Hey That’s Super YarnderWoman t-shirt

Finished Objects:
-- See my Ravelry project page for specific details --

Blocked Wild Goose shawllette
BonBon Shawl
Bookmarks for book club 
Colour Affection: possible KAL next year?
3x Knit Night shawls
Beans the Cat: Oct interception
Okanagan Orchard

Works in Progress:
-- See my Ravelry project page for specific details --

'Bang Whiz' Whiz Bang socks, knit as tube socks 
Knit Night Shawl 

Prize draw with 3 shawls as prizes – enter on the Ravelry thread

Debbie Hostos has just released a new pattern design and in celebration, she is offering YarnderWoman Podcast viewers 30% off any of her designs. 
Use code YW30 at checkout. The code is valid until 30 November 2015.

'Hogwarts Express' shawl from Nina (This Old Knit podcast & mod for A Homespun House group)
Azteca shawl pattern from Deb's Destiny (Debbie Hostos). 
'View from the Charles' pattern from Emilia
MyMuddlings bag (Wonder Woman and red & white polka dot fabric)
Seahawks pack from Janet
Harry Potter owl kit from Berry Colorful Yarnings
Space Frog Yarn
Red Lotus brooch - for me and one for a future prize
Schmancy shawl from Fairy Little

Spin Me Right ‘Round:
"A Girl Called Jack" cookbook and blog: Jack at a Pinch.
Back episodes of Yarns at Yin-Hoo podcast. "Post-apocalyptic skills" knitting/fibre crafts, food, poetry/literary discussions
Xmas card "flat" swap. Sign up on the Ravelry thread.

Having a sleepover with my niece & nephew.