Knitorama – Episode 045

WORKS IN PROGRESS

Eye SpyEyeball Shawl by Stephen West using Garnstudio Drops Lace in 8903 Black, 8105 Ice Blue & 0100 White on 4mm Addi Click Interchangeables.

2017 Pinwheel Blanket – Caron’s Country Quilt Baby Blanket with my left over sock yarn from previous projects on 3mm Bamboo straight needles.

STASH

Fiber from Hilltop Cloud – Crystal Gradient Pack & a Llama & Faux Cashmere Blend Braid

Yarn for a commission – Ovelha Negra Olivia in 57 Dove & Rowan Kidsilk Haze & Z012000

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Workshop – Flax Sweater

Today I’ll be teaching the first part of the Flax Sweater Workshop. My pupils will be measuring their gauge swatch and we’ll be deciding which version (original or light) and what size they’ll be knitting.

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(above: Flax Worsted in size 6 months)

We’ll be starting our sweaters and I’ll be answering any questions that they might have.

In the second installment of this workshop, which will be on the 18th of February, we’ll be separating for the sleeves and discussing how we can modify the pattern to add cables, lace or colourwork.

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MTO – Socks

At the beginning of December I got the request to make some knee high socks, no problem really, except I was making these for a person who didn’t know they were getting them, and I only had the foot size, and wasn’t able to get any other measurements. So I spent some time knitting and ripping things out, but eventually came up with a pair of socks for the right size foot, and maybe not quite knee high, but pretty long. I just hope they fit.

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Charlie Brown & Elf Hat

So I’m back after a bit of a hiatus. I was without my camera for a while, and then it took  a while for me to get reacquainted with it again.

Here is a little set I made for one of the vets at the clinic I take my pets to. She had a baby boy back in September and I made the Flax sweater by Tin Can Knits and the Garter Ear Flap Hat by Purl Soho161208-fo-charlie-brown-002

 

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Knitorama – Episode 044

First proper episode of the year, very short though, I have a lot to do today.

FINISHED OBJECTS

2016 XMAS Eve Socks – my own vanilla sock recipe using Dona Maria Manta (sock blank) and my 2.25mm Hiya Hiya Sharp fixed circulars.

Frosty & FriendsMy Frosty Friend by Anna Rauf using Garnstudio Drops Lima in 0100 Off White, 6235 Medium Blue, 6273 Hot Pink using 4mm & 4.5mm Addi Click Interchangeable. This one is for the KAL being hosted by Anna, on her group

WORKS IN PROGRESS

Eye SpyEyeball Shawl by Stephen West using Garnstudio Drops Lace in 8903 Black, 8105 Ice Blue & 0100 White on 4mm Addi Click Interchangeables.

Persian Dreams / Expansion Pack / Friesland by Jenise Hope using WO Natur Bulky (100% Portuguese wool) on 7mm Addi Click Interchangeables

Caron’s Country Quilt Baby Blanket with my left over sock yarn from previous projects on 3mm Bamboo straight needles.

Granny Stripe Crochet Blanket based on Attic24’s instructions, probably going to be using a 3mm crochet hook.

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Knitorama – Episode 043

HAPPY NEW YEAR

Again a “special” episode, as in I’m not really following my usual format. Enjoy

WORKS IN PROGRESS

Sock Yarn Mitered Blanket – BordersManta by Rosário Albuquerque using Garnstudio Drops Fabel in 107 Navy for the borders on 3mm  Bamboo Fixed Circulars (can’t remember the brand name, bought them at a Michaels in Houston some 15 years ago).

KNIT-A-LONGs

2017 STASHBUSTING KAL

will run from 01-01-2017 until 31-12-2017

2017 Blanket-A-Long

will run from 01-01-2017 until 31-12-2017

2017 RGOK West-A-Long

will run from 01-01-2017 until 28-02-2017

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Knitorama – Episode 042

NEW YEAR’S EVE

Special episode, just an overview of projects knit this year compared to last year.

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Knitorama Episode 041

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE

FINISHED OBJECTS

2016 Advent ScarfMosaic Advent Scarf 2016 by Tricia Weatherston using Hjertegarn Kunstgarn (bought at Bolas de Tons in Coimbra)in colours 01 Blacks and 20 Rainbow on 3.5mm Addi Clicks Interchangeables. Probably going to be turning this into an infinity cowl when it’s done. Each clue contains 30 rows to be done on daily basis. Started on 27/11 and will end on 24/12.

WORKS IN PROGRESS

Sock Yarn Mitered Blanket – BordersManta by Rosário Albuquerque using Garnstudio Drops Fabel in 107 Navy for the borders on 3mm  Bamboo Fixed Circulars (can’t remember the brand name, bought them at a Michaels in Houston some 15 years ago).

2016 XMAS Eve C/on – My own vanilla sock recipe, using Dona Maria Manta in blues & browns on 2.25mm/US1 Hiya Hiya Sharp fixed circulars (100cm cable). This is my first real attempt at TAAT (two at a time) socks, so far I’m not minding it too much.

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Knitorama Episode 040

And here’s the latest episode, hope you enjoy it.

FINISHED OBJECTS

Brown Blue Bamboo – my own sock recipe adjusted for a smaller size. Using Rico Design Superba Bamboo in 008 Brown Blue Mix and my 2.25mm Addi Lace Fixed Circulars (80cm cable) and 2.25mm Hiya Hiya Sharp Fixed Circulars (100cm), knitting the socks concurrently, toe-up.

WORKS IN PROGRESS

2016 Advent ScarfMosaic Advent Scarf 2016 by Tricia Weatherston using Hjertegarn Kunstgarn (bought at Bolas de Tons in Coimbra)in colours 01 Blacks and 20 Rainbow on 3.5mm Addi Clicks Interchangeables. Probably going to be turning this into an infinity cowl when it’s done. Each clue contains 30 rows to be done on daily basis. Started on 27/11 and will end on 24/12.

Sock Yarn Mitered Blanket – BordersManta by Rosário Albuquerque using Garnstudio Drops Fabel in 107 Navy for the borders on 3mm  Bamboo Fixed Circulars (can’t remember the brand name, bought them at a Michaels in Houston some 15 years ago).

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Knitorama Episode 039

A bit of knitting, and a lot of talking 🙂

WORKS IN PROGRESS

2016 Advent ScarfMosaic Advent Scarf 2016 by Tricia Weatherston using Hjertegarn Kunstgarn (bought at Bolas de Tons in Coimbra)in colours 01 Blacks and 20 Rainbow on 3.5mm Addi Clicks Interchangeables. Probably going to be turning this into an infinity cowl when it’s done. Each clue contains 30 rows to be done on daily basis. Started on 27/11 and will end on 24/12.

Brown Blue Bamboo – my own sock recipe adjusted for a smaller size. Using Rico Design Superba Bamboo in 008 Brown Blue Mix and my 2.25mm Addi Lace Fixed Circulars (80cm cable) and 2.25mm Hiya Hiya Sharp Fixed Circulars (100cm), knitting the socks concurrently, toe-up.

Sock Yarn Mitered Blanket – BordersManta by Rosário Albuquerque using Garnstudio Drops Fabel in 107 Navy for the borders on 3mm  Bamboo Fixed Circulars (can’t remember the brand name, bought them at a Michaels in Houston some 15 years ago).

PODCASTS / VLOGMAS

Katie – Inside Number 23

Lilli – Nordic Stitches

Kristen – Yarngasm

Jaclyn – Brooklyn Knitfolk

Joanna – Stitching the High Notes

Eric – Sticks + Twine

Gabby – Once Upon a Corgi

Mina – Knitting Expat

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