Welcome to Episode 012.
We have a winner!!!!! Congratulations Salves3 – Silvia.
Please contact me on Ravelry with your address, so I can send you the yarn and the stitch markers.
Baa-ble goes Amelia – Baa-ble Hat by Donna Smith – knit on 4mm/US6 and 4.5mm/US7 Addi Clics with Ovelha Negra Amélia in colours 24 Green, 96 Beige, 81 Black and 05 Light Blue.
WORKS IN PROGRESS:
J’s Golden Sage & Lavender Garden – 5200K by Suvi Simola – knit on 3.5mm/US4 Addi Clics with Yarn Adventures Sock in Golden Hour, Grandma’s Garden and Sage & Lavender.
Broken Flamenco – Broken Jack by General Hogbuffer for Biscotte Yarns – knit on 2.25mm Addi Lace fixed circulars (80cm) with Regia Design Line by Erika Knight Jazz Color in colour 06455 Flamenco Sketches and Tiger Strømpegarn in Fuchsia
I highly recommend a stay at Casa da Quintã. If you’re planning a trip to Northern Portugal and want a nice bed & breakfast place to stay located in a valley between Marco de Canaveses & Amarante, then this is definitely the place to stay at. The owners are extremely nice and make everyone feel welcome and part of the family. Here are just some of the things you might see if you decide to visit.
Here is my completed shawl, using the left over yarn from my sweater.
In case you didn’t know, a blocking shawl needs a “bodyguard”, never know who might come around trying to take off with it.
Slightly different to the original as I was using left over yarns, but I love how it turned out!!
Thank you to all new and returning viewers. Here are the shownotes for episode 011.
D. Amelia’s Gold – RGOriginals Design – using Ovelha Negra Dona Amélia in colour 97 with 7mm
WORKS IN PROGRESS
J’s Golden Lavender & Sage Garden – 5200K by Suvi Simola – using Yarn Adventures Sock in 394 Golden Hour, 438 Grandma’s Garden and 445 Sage and Lavender on 3.5mm/US4 needles
Broken Flamenco – Broken Jack by General Hogbuffer for Biscotte Yarns – using Regia Design Line by Erika Knight in colour 06455 Flamenco Sketches and Tiger Strømpegarn in Fuchsia
For more information check this post and this thread on Ravelry. You have until 21 May to enter. I will add some stitchmarkers similar to these.
SPINNING & STASH ENHANCEMENT
I talked about my first handspun yarn which I totally love and then the new fiber I bought from Dona Maria, Hilltop Cloud and Gradience Yarns
IF you want more info or have questions regarding anything I talked about on the podcast, please feel free to contact me here on the blog, or on Ravelry either on the group or via private message.
Thanks for watching
I don’t think I showed the last pair of socks I managed to knit for the Harry Potter KAL hosted by Katie from the Inside Number 23 podcast.
These are the Hidden Stairways by Erica Lueder, and I knit them using Regia Design Line Kaffe Fassett in colour 03871. I LOVE this colourway.
So for the first time ever I’m hosting a giveaway, and here are the reasons why:
- My blog is 8 years old
- I have posted over 1000 posts on my blog
- I have 500+ followers on my blog
- There are almost 500 followers on my Facebook page, RGOriginals
- There are close to 50 subscribers on my Youtube channel, RGO Knitorama
- There are 25 members on my Ravelry group, RGO Knitorama
- I have just completed my 10th episode
These numbers might not seem like a lot to some, but seeing as I never expected any of it, it’s a good enough reason for me to celebrate and host this giveaway.
The prizes are 3 lovely “cakes” of yarn, Olívia by Ovelha Negra, very generously donated by the very kind and lovely owner of Ovelha Negra, Joana.
on the left no. 38 Robins Egg and on the right 79 Kingfisher
and no. 12
50g = 350m / 385yds
suggested needle size 2.5mm – 3mm / US1.5 – US2.5
26sts per 10cm/4 inches
55% merino 45% cotton
SO, if you want the chance to win this yarn, head on over to my group on Ravelry (see link above) and answer the question I’ve posted in the thread. My only rule for this giveaway is that you must be a member of my Ravelry group.
Welcome to Episode 010 of the Knitorama podcast, the one where I completely forget to introduce myself as it was way too early in the morning and I mention the first GIVEAWAY.
Baby Chevrons – designed by me – knit on 5mm/US8 Addi Clics with BMG Affinitas
WORKS IN PROGRESS
J’s Golden Sage & Lavendar Garden – 5200K by Suvi Simola – knit on 3.5mm/US6 Addi Clics with Yarn Adventures Sock in 394 Golden Hour, 438 Grandma’s Garden and 445 Sage & Lavendar (knitting size S/M)
NEXT ON THE NEEDLES
D.Amelia’s Gold – designed by me – knit on 7mm/US10.75 with Dona Amelia in colour 97 (lot G989)
Charlie the cat
Tommie & her Kittens
Dakota & Rusty getting treats
Chilling once he gets home: