Podcast

Episode 30: In Praise of Laceweight

Voolenvine Yarns Faerie Hair in Luft Lace
Voolenvine Yarns Faerie Hair in Luft Lace
Episode recorded on July 2, 2015.
Listen to the AUDIO here.
Watch the VIDEO episode here.
Here is the direct feed and the iTunes page for the podcast.
I am FluffyFibers on Ravelry and the podcast has a Ravelry group.

 

1. A HANDMADE WARDROBE

Anna Dress, By Hand London, out of Kaffe Fasset Millefiori Blue

Blue Anna Dress Kaffe Fasset Millefiori Blue

2. A BIT OF SEWING

Anna Dress out of Michael Miller Stitch Circle - Jewel
– Anna Dress out of Michael Miller fabric from his Stitch Circle Collection, in the Jewel colourway. I mention a fix for the gaping back. Ginger Makes wrote a tutorial for it.
– Blackout curtains for my daughter (because her shutters weren’t blocking out the light enough).
– Project bag as a prize for the 600 members giveaway.
Sewing curtains

3. A BIT OF KNITTING
Lattice Shawl
– I finished the Lattice Shawl by Maria of the Stitched in Sweden Podcast, out of HandMaiden Fine Yarns Casbah sock in the Waterfall colourway and Drops Baby Merino.
– I started the Lobelia Cardigan by Meghan Fernandes, out of Pompom Magazine issue 4 (Spring 2013).
lobelia lighterI also swatchedfor Little Ancolie, out of Surnaturelle by La Droguerie.

4. A BIT OF CROCHET
Hexagon Blanket
I finished making all the hexagons and half-hexagons on my hexagon blanket. Pattern is from the Attic24 blog. I used this diagram for the half-hexagons. I am using Drops Muskat, which is a mercerised cotton DK.

5. A LOT OF SPINNING
 July 1st Handpsun
Whitefaced Woodland from Woolforbrains– I finished spinning and started plying the Whitefaced Woodland from Woolforbrains (above).
– I spun and plied another Fuzzling from Fondant Fibre
– I spun a braid of Abalone BFL and Silk from Sara’s Texture Crafts, out of her Colour Club 1 from early 2015. Subscriptions to Colour Club 2 are now open; the theme is Impressionism.

Abalone BFL and Silk - Sara's Texture Crafts Colour Club 1
Abalone BFL and Silk – Sara’s Texture Crafts Colour Club 1

– My goals for Tour de Fleece are to spin as many minis from Fondant Fibre as possible.

6. EVENTS
Winners for the Verdure Knitalong and the 600 members giveaway have been announced.

FRIENDS MENTIONED
A Playful Day
Little Bobbins Knits
A Homespun House
Voolenvine Yarns sent a prize for the podcast – thank you so much Kristin!
Katrina (nellie1001) sent lovely prizes and gifts as well. Thank you so much Katrina!

Credits: Music: Piano Sonata in E-flat Major, mvt. 3 by Joseph Haydn, played by Mario Ajero.

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