Wednesday, 18 February 2015

little bobbins knits - episode eighteen

Happy Wednesday (again) everyone!

Thank you so much to everyone who has been in touch over the last week, to the new members of the Ravelry group and to the lovely people who have subscribed on YouTube.

Today I am podcasting with a very grumpy Chihuahua! I have some works in progress to show you, a finished object which you have already seen but is a little more finished than it was, some lovely things, there is a little little along chat and I tell you about an event I will be attending and ask you what your yarn festival buying strategy is.

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Works in Progress

Blueberry Waffle Socks by Sandy Turner in Patons Kroy Socks FX in Cameo Colors and The Knitting Goddess mini skein for the heels.

 The Patons yarn  was a lovely gift from Kemper who has started an absolutely fantastic new podcast called junkyarn!

This is the book I couldn't stop reading!

Stripey Socks for David in yarn from Nicole C Mendez

My Sock Scraps Blanket got a few more squares added. Check out Jesse's magnificent finished sock yarn blanket!! Dreamy!!

Finished Objects

Sophora Hat by Woolly Wormhead in Madelinetosh Sock in the Vintage Sari colourway. It's finally dry and I finished it off with a fluffy pompom from Toft Alpaca.

Lovely Things

Minis from Kemper and minis from Melinda of the wonderful Yarnderwoman podcast.

Lovely things from the gorgeous YAK in Brighton. I loved this shop and can't wait to visit again!

Fake fur offcuts to try making the pompoms in Tiny Owl Knits new Wolfpup pattern.

Drops Baby Alpaca for my Waterlily. One for me to knit and one for mum to knit :)

Little along

Come and join in with the little along Zena and I are hosting.

There are lots of prizes, check the FO thread for details.

Thank you so much to the people who have donated prizes.

Chat about what you are knitting in the chat thread and post your finished objects in the FO thread


Who is going to Unravel? I am and I can't wait!

How do you shop at festivals? Do you make a plan or just gather all of the goodies that catch your eye?

Cup Cosy Swap

Still coming soon :)

Thank you so much for watching

Dani x

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