Knitorama Episode 057

Hi, and welcome to yet another episode of my ramblings about knitting and stuff.

FINISHED OBJECTS

Old Hallow Eve Pumpkin Punch – Afetos by Vera Augusto using Berry Colorful Yarnings in Hallow Eve and Gradiance Yarns Superwash BFL on 4.5mm (for the lace) and 5mm (garter) Addi Click Interchangeables

WORKS IN PROGRESS

Gothic Rainbow – straight forward stockinette stitch cowl – using Katia Darling Rainbow in colours 300 & 302 on 4.5mm Addie Click Interchangeables.

SM11-04-Lambs & Chickens & Bunnies (Round 3) – Lambs and Chickens and Bunnies, Oh My! by Ros Clarke using Garnstudio Drops Fabel in colour 300 (MC) and Yarn Adventures Sock in colours 224 Linen*, 529 Purple, 530 Blue, 532 Pink, 533 Orange & 534 Green on 2.25mm Hiya Hiya Sharps Fixed Circulars (100cm) and 2.5mm Hiya Hiya Sharps Fixed Circulars (100cm) for the twisted cuff section only. The first sock is complete as is twisted c/on for the second sock, as well as 2 rows of the corrugated rib.

* this yarn was originally used in my Westknit MKAL Shawl 2013 – Color Craving

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Knitorama Episode 056

Longer than usual, feel free to ignore the chatter at the end 🙂

FINISHED OBJECTS

SM11-03-Mod MadnessMod Madness by Copper Blade Designs using Hjertegarn Sock 4 in Blue & White on 2.25 Hiya Hiya Sharps Fixed Circulars 100cm

Fuego FallTrue Friend by Veera Välimäki from Interpretations 2 – using Dona Maria 2ply in Fuego and CPF3 March 2015 (brown & yellows) colourways on 3.5mm Addi Click Lace Interchangeables for the ribbing and 4.5mm Addi Click Lace Interchangeables for the rest of the sweater.

WORKS IN PROGRESS

Old Hallow Eve Pumpkin Punch – Afetos by Vera Augusto using Berry Colorful Yarnings in Hallow Eve and Gradiance Yarns Superwash BFL on 4.5mm (for the lace) and 5mm (garter) Addi Click Interchangeables

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Dona Agulha Hand Dyed Yarns

Labruge
80% merino 10% cashmere 10% nylon
100g = 350m / 385yds

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Sock Blanks – Overdyed Araucania Ranco
100% superwash merino
100g = 344m / 376yds

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Mrs. Robinson’s Hand-dyed Yarns

Cinderella Sock
75% merino 25% nylon
100g = 420m / 459yds

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Starlight
100% superwash merino
100g = 440 / 481yds

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Jellysteins

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PROJECT INFORMATION

Pattern:

My own pattern
used the heel from Hermione’s Every Day Socks by Erica Lueder
the cuff is based on the Jelly Roll Socks by Mara Catherine Bryner

Yarn Used:

Garnstudio Drops Fabel
101 Beige = 6g = 24.6m / 26.9yds
913 Chiaroscuro = 9g = 36.9m / 40.4yds

103 Blue = 39g = 159.8m / 174.7yds
TOTAL of 54g = 221.3m / 242yds

Needles Used:

2.25mm Addi Lace Turbo fixed circulars (100cm)

STITCH COUNT:

Each sock has 10,169sts
The pair has a total of 20,338sts

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Blue Crenation

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PROJECT INFORMATION

Pattern:

Crenate by Rachel Coopey

Yarn Used:

Garnstudio Drops Fabel
103 Blue = 59g = 241.7m / 264.3yds

Needles Used:

2.25mm Addi Lace Turbo fixed circulars (100cm)

STITCH COUNT:

Each sock has 11,183sts
The pair has a total of 22,366sts

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SM11-02-Dropping Madness Round 1

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PROJECT INFORMATION

Pattern:

Dropping Madness by Maria Ekblad

Yarn Used:

Garnstudio Drops Fabel
101 Beige = 40g = 163.9m / 179.2yds
913 Chiaroscuro = 31g = 127.1m / 139yds
TOTAL of 71g = 291m / 318.2yds

Needles Used:

2.25mm Addi Lace Turbo fixed circulars (100cm)

STITCH COUNT:

Each sock has 13,916sts
The pair has a total of 27,832sts

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SM11-01-Twisted Madness Qualifying Round

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PROJECT INFORMATION

Pattern:

Twisted Madness by Gina Meyer

Yarn Used:

Tiger Strømpegarn in Black, Blue and Green.
TOTAL of 88g = 299.3m / 327.4yds

Needles Used:

2.25mm Addi Lace Turbo fixed circulars (80cm) for the cuff and sole of foot

2.25mm Knit Pro Karbonz DPN for the heel turn

2.75mm Addi Lace Turbo fixed circulars (80cm) for the rest of the sock

STITCH COUNT:

Each sock has 14140sts
The pair has a total of 28280sts

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WIP – Fuego Fall

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PROJECT INFORMATION

Pattern:

True Friend by Veera Välimäki

Yarn Used:

Dona Maria 2ply in:
Fuego
CPF3 March 2015

Needles Used:

3.5mm Addi Click Interchangeables for the ribbing
4.5mm Addie Click Interchangeables for the body

STITCH COUNT:

Don’t have the totals yet, will post that when I’ve completed the sweater.

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Knitorama Episode 055

Today we’ll start with announcing the prize winners for the March Sock Madness KAL – 2017 edition.

CHATTER THREAD WINNERS:

PRIZE NO. 1: a copy of the Prairie Socks pattern by Kay F Jones / Bryonybear from the Bakery Bears Podcast – and the winner is: Post no. 75, Naná / Natcustodio on Ravelry

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(PHOTO TAKEN FROM PATTERN PAGE ON RAVELRY)

PRIZE NO. 2: 1 skein of Mrs Robinson’s Hand Dyed Yarns – Cinderella Sock in a Brown Beige Pink colour – and the winner is: Post no. 58, Filipa / filipamc on Ravelry

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FINISHED OBJECTS THREAD WINNERS:

PRIZE NO. 1: a copy of the Colour Your World Socks pattern by Eli / Skeindeer from the Skeindeer Knits Podcast – and the winner is: Post no. 44, Rosário / DonaMaria on Ravelry

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(PHOTO TAKEN FROM PATTERN PAGE ON RAVELRY)

PRIZE NO. 2: 1 skein of Mrs Robinson’s Hand Dyed Yarns – Cinderella Sock in a Speckled Purple colour – and the winner is: Post no. 29, Cláudia / ClaudiaRocha on Ravelry

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PRIZE NO. 3: 1 sock blank Araucania Ranco Sock overdyed by Angela from Dona Agulha – and the winner is: Post no. 42, Isabel / isabelitasousa

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CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE PRIZE WINNERS
I hope you enjoy your prizes, please don’t forget to get in contact with me via private message on Ravelry with your mailing address so that I can get your prizes out to you as soon as possible.

And now on to the regular programming:

FINISHED OBJECTS

Blue CrenationCrenate socks by Rachel Coopey – using Garnstudio Drops Fabel in 103 Blue colourway on 2.25mm Hiya Hiya Sharps fixed circulars 100cm

Jellysteins – my own pattern using Garnstudio Drops Fabel in 101 Beige, 103 Blue and 913 Chiaroscuro  colourways on 2.25mm Hiya Hiya Sharps fixed circulars 100cm

WORKS IN PROGRESS

Fuego FallTrue Friend by Veera Välimäki from Interpretations 2 – using Dona Maria 2ply in Fuego and CPF3 March 2015 (brown & yellows) colourways on 3.5mm Addi Click Lace Interchangeables for the ribbing and 4.5mm Addi Click Lace Interchangeables for the rest of the sweater.

STASH ENHANCEMENT

Hand Dyed by Dona Agulha
1 Sock Blank Labruge (80% merino 10% cashmere 10% nylon) in Blues
1 Sock Blank … (75% wool 25% nylon) in Blues
1 Skein of Labruge (80% merino 10% cashmere 10% nylon) in Yellows and Purples

Mrs. Robinson’s Hand Dyed Yarns
6 Skeins of Starlight (100% superwash merino) in several shades of Blue (4), Pink (1) and a Grey Yellow Orange (1)
1 Skein of Cinderella Sock (75% wool 25% nylon) in Pink with black, purple and blue speckles

OTHER

Afetos by Vera / Cartucha Knits

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We had lunch at Mary Poppins in Famalicão, a lovely ovenbaked codfish with a breadcrumb topping and mashed potatoes.

Soot’s outfit, courtesy of Butterfly Cat Jackets on Etsy.

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