Workings – Milk Stout cardigan, pattern by Thea Colman (paid for pattern on Ravelry). My own hand dyed merino aran yarn, colourway Plum Duff. 3.5mm knit pro zing needles.
- Blacker yarn for the #blackerpodkal hosted by Blacker Yarns and Louise from Knit British podcast
- Wool Tribe magazine
- Tyddyn Bryn podcast by my bkff Ellie
- Moneta-along, which Zoe from Pins and Needles podcast brought to my attention
Out and About
- Edinburgh Yarn Festival podcast lounge 10/11 March
- Wonderwool Wales 22/23 April
- Yarningham 15/16 July
All Blue Faced Leicester aran this week – a new base and weight for my shop. Eight colourways, update goes live at 7pm GMT
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Monkey socks by Cookie A – available free on knitty.com
Milk Stout cardigan by Thea Colman – paid for pattern on Ravelry.
Petal Dress by Felicity Patterns (pattern available at https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/128630976/sewing-pattern-petal-reversible-dress)
Pin badge – madness hamsters
New pictures – Rhiannon Roberts ( http://www.rhiannonart.co.uk)
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Shop news – update tonight at 7pm, http://owlaboutyarn.etsy.com – it’s all about the project bags!
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Baable hat, knit in John Arbon Knit by Numbers
Deco Mug Mat knit in Laal Bear 4ply and undyed 4ply
Milk Stout cardigan by Thea Colman, knitted on 3.5mm needles in my own hand dyed aran merino (colourway Plum Duff, in case you’re interested!)
Aran weight mitred square blanket
KALs you might like to try
Louise Tilbrook Brioche Challenge – just this month
Vlog of walk in Cardiff Bay
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I’ve been accepted to exhibit at Wonderwool Wales again next year!! Will you be there? 22/23 April 2017 in Llanelwedd Wells.
Baable hat by Donna Smith, knitted in John Arbon Knit by Numbers DK.
Spinning – Wingham Wool Work merino silk blend.
Plain beanie hat
Treacle Shawl by Joeli Kelly (www.joelicreates.com), yarn from http://www.sarastexturecrafts.com and also my own merino dk.
Lots of gifts!
Trip to Somerset
I wanted to take the opportunity to thank you for all your support this year, both in my shop and on all the social media platforms. I wish for you all a very merry Christmas and a peaceful, optimistic and happy new year for 2017!
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Project bag update in the shop last Thursday – still some cute bags left.
Tallulah(ish) by Sarah Ronchetti in cheap squeaky acrylic. 3.75mm needles. Embellished with Heart to Heart socks lace pattern by Tash at Quirky Hand Knits.
Treacle by Joeli Creates. 5mm knit pro nova needles, yarn by Sara’s Texture Crafts (Donegal DK – “Teal Story” and Sparkle DK – “Ilfracombe”) and me (Merino DK – “Aloof”). This is going to be such a cosy shawl when it’s finished!
Spinning – Wingham Wool Works merino (106 yds nply) and Sara’s Texture Crafts merino batts (365 yds 2ply)
Sewing – Erin’s Nativity costume.
Trip to Penarth to Sew Lovely (www.sewlovelypenarth.co.uk) and I bought some blue corduroy.
New books – increase and decrease book and cast on and bind off book. Like stitch dictionaries but specialised.
Clara Parkes – Knitlandia
Remnants – Christmas prep
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