Episode 7 – Birthday Week

Owl About Yarn episode 7


Tonks Togs jumper from the Unofficial Harry Potter Knits magazine (Interweave Press), knitted in Wendy Fusion on 5mm needles.

Dragon Lace Pullover by Angela Hahn (paid for pattern on Ravelry)

Fondant Fibre punis

Finished Items

Sara’s Texture Crafts gradient BFL


Drawstring project bag



Birthday presents



Ashford hand skeiner
T-shirt from Ellie (which I’m wearing on the podcast)
A book about spinning and fibre from Zoe
A tin of goodies from Sarah

Fibre from @mestitcher (instagram)


Swap parcel from @savvyskeins (instagram)


My June @amieyes (instagram) club instalment

Shop News

I showed new yarns and fibre colourways that I hope to get into the shop in the next few days

BIRTHDAY DISCOUNT EXTENDED – enter HAPPYBIRTHDAYJENNIE at the checkout on http://www.owlaboutyarn.etsy.com and get 15% off your purchase. Offer valid until Sunday 28th June

I also showed the yarn I’ll be sending off as a prize for the Bakery Bears podcast Brit-along KAL.

Loose Ends

Three birthday cakes!


Exercise – my sons and I will be taking part in a 3k family fun run in aid of George Thomas Hospice Care on the 5th July.

Episode 6 show notes – sidetracked!

Works in Progress

Jaywalker socks – a free Ravelry pattern by Grumperina. I’m using 2mm needles and Ty-Dy sock yarn.

Tonks Togs – from the Unofficial Harry Potter Knits magazine by Interweave Press – using Wendy Fusion yarn and 5mm needles

Finished items

Sparkle Owl fibre – 75% merino, 20% silk, 5% stellina, Elsa colourway


Cuddly Owl fibre – 100% merino


Out and About

Cefn Onn Park
Cardiff Bay
Doctor Who Experience
Llantwit Major


Dragon Lace Pullover by Angela Hahn (paid for pattern on http://www.ravelry.com)

Loose ends