Thursday, 17 November 2016

little bobbins knits - episode fifty five

Thank you so much to everyone who has been in touch recently, to the new members of the Ravelry group, to the lovely people who have subscribed on YouTube and the hugest thank you to those of you who are returning to the podcast, it really means such a lot.

I've got one work in progress to show you today ... yes... one ... I'm in a knitting slump! 
I have finished a few cosy shawls which I have to show you, I will tell you about the retreat I went to last month and show you some lovely things I have going into my shop soon along with a very special collaboration I have been part of.




Shownotes

Works in Progress


Finished Objects





Lovely Things

Arranmore and Cumbria Fingering from The Fibre Company

Podcasts Mentioned






Friday, 14 October 2016

little bobbins knits - episode fifty four

Thank you so much to everyone who has been in touch recently, to the new members of the Ravelry group, to the lovely people who have subscribed on YouTube and the hugest thank you to those of you who are returning to the podcast, it really means such a lot.

This week I have some works in progress to show you - including one that has me in a complete dilemma - some finished objects ... some more finished than others and lots of lovely things. I tell you about a couple of events I have been to recently, draw for our giveaway and start a new one. I also forget a whole load of details - whoops!  I think I have included everything I missed in the show notes though...... I hope anyway.





YouTube Link

Shownotes

Works in Progress

Vanilla is the New Black socks

Sous Sous

Building Blocks KAL

Upcoming Knits

Aurorae Shawl for mum

Finished Objects

Autumn socks

Retreat Madewell

Lovely Things

I got lots of lovely things from Yarndale and The Knitting and Stitching Show

The last instalment from the A Homespun House Harry Potter club arrived and its goooorgeous!

Bobbin also has a lovely thing - a new Autumnal collar from The January Rose

Giveaways

I drew for our last giveaway - congratulations winner!

I also started a new giveaway - check the thread on Ravelry to enter.

Thank you so much for watching.

Dani xx


Tuesday, 13 September 2016

little bobbins knits - episode fifty three

Thank you so much to everyone who has been in touch recently, to the new members of the Ravelry group, to the lovely people who have subscribed on YouTube and the hugest thank you to those of you who are returning to the podcast, it really means such a lot.

I'm all on my own today, well it's just me and the little Bobbin should I say. It's been a while since I recorded on my own so it may take me a while to get back into the swing of things. Anyway, I have so much to show you today - there are the usual bits like some works in progress, a few finished objects, some lovely things  and we have some new bits too as I have a little yarn review and a pattern collection review to share too plus a very beautiful giveaway and I draw for our last one. I do hope you enjoy the episode.



YouTube Link

Shownotes

Catch Up

Makelight

Claire from the NH Knits podcast has a new shop called The Woolly Thistle

Works in Progress

Quill Shawl in John Arbon 

Invisicrown with a bit of Sockhead Hat in Baerenwolle

Madewell Cardi in The Wool Barn

Finished Objects

Arne and Carlos socks

Patchwork A Homespun House Socks

Party on my Needles

Lovely Things

2 very exciting instalments of the Harry Potter club from A Homespun House

Yarn Review

I was sent some of the 2 new yarns coming out from Blacker Yarns to have a play with -  St Kilda Laceweight and Cornish Tin II. They are both limited run yarns and the Cornish Tin II will be available on the 20th of September and the St Kilda will be available on the 29th September.

Pattern Collection Review

Renee Callahan of East London Knit sent me a copy of her Zen Variations Collection to have a look through. Renee is currently hosting a Zen Variations knit a long in her Ravelry group.


Thank you so much for watching

Dani x




Tuesday, 16 August 2016

little bobbins knits - episode fifty two

Where did all of that time go?

My lovely mum is joining me today and we have lots of works in progress to show you, I have some finished objects and we both have some lovely things. I also draw for a giveaway and start a new giveaway.



YouTube Link

Shownotes

Works in Progress

Mum has been working on her newly renamed 'sewing case'

Retreat Madewell

Mum has been stitching up some bag fronts for one of our collaborations for my shop.

I made this little video of mum stitching away for part of my film course - Make Films

Party on my Needles

Dobby Socks - Do join in our #dobbysocksalong if you would like to


Finished Objects

Madewell Cardi

True Friend 
       -the labels I mentioned are from GrainDeep

Talisman Shawl

Amulet Shawl

Mum mentioned the Aisling Shawl that I knit for her

Lovely Things

Lovely stitch markers from Michelle at Love by Little Map

Beautiful spinning fibre from Vickie at The Spinners Cottage
         -check out Vickie's magazine and podcast

Mum got some lovely things from The Festival of Quilts - some Valdani threads and a jelly roll from Doughty's

 Lovely Things from Fibre East

Hooligan Yarns
John Arbon
Pink Hazel

Giveaway

We have a lovely giveaway from Sara's Texture Crafts, thank you Sara. Pop over to the thread to enter.


Podcasts Mentioned

Diary of a Yarnaholic with Antonella


.... and just in case you missed little Bobbin...

Thank you so much for watching

Dani xx


Wednesday, 15 June 2016

little bobbins knits - episode fifty one

Thank you so much to everyone who has been in touch over the last week, to the new members of the Ravelry group, to the lovely people who have subscribed on YouTube and the hugest thank you to those of you who are returning to the podcast, it really means such a lot.

My lovely mum is joining me again today and we chat a bit about our current projects, a workshop we went on together and some things we have finished recently.

I drew for the winner of the 50 episode giveaway but my battery was being troublesome and I forgot to announce the winner, I will in the next episode.



YouTube Link

Shownotes

Works in Progress

Mum and I had a chat about the Jessie Chorley workshop we went on at Loop and showed our projects from the day.

We mentioned our favourite pens for drawing on fabric the Pilot Frixon pens  and mums favourite tool the Clover Needle Threader.

Mum showed us her progress on her English paper pieced quilt and an appliqu├ęd table runner she is making for me

I showed my progress on my Iris cardi and my Talisman shawl. I'm using some lovely stitch markers to mark my progress from Pink Valley Creations

Finished Objects

Mum showed us a wallhanging she recently finished from a pattern we got from Village Fabrics

I showed my finished Random Act of Color

Mum showed her finished bunny that she made using a kit from Liberty Bell

I showed my finished Angelus Novus cardi

I also showed my 3 Colour Cashmere shawl which still needs to be blocked.

Giveaway

Helen from Curious Handmade has very generously offered a subscription for her new Shawl Society to be given away on the podcast. The thread to enter is just here.

Podcasts Mentioned

I have really been enjoying the lovely new podcast from Jooles called Sew Sweet Violet

Thank you so much for watching

Dani x