Wednesday, 5 August 2015

little bobbins knits - episode thirty six

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.

I have lots of works in progress to show you today and a couple of finished objects which I am really pleased with. I also have quite a few lovely things to share and chat a little bit about a lovely trip to Fibre East. I forgot to mention our current Fondant Fibre giveaway, I will be announcing the winner in the next episode.

Are any of you going to the Festival of Quilts in Birmingham this weekend. I will be there on Sunday.

I am on Periscope now as @mylittlebobbins - thank you to Julianna from Julianna's Fiber for introducing me to it. You can find Julianna @juliannapuccini




YouTube Link 

Shownotes

Works in Progress

Pond socks in Baerenwolle Baerfoot Sock in the Pond colourway - this project is living in my lovely bag from Betsy Makes. I am knitting these as part of the #pondalong with Regina of the Herbstblatt Regina Podcast

I used an interesting new cast on with these socks - Tilly Buddy's Stretchy cast on which I saw on the Little Yellow Uke podcast


Stripey Socks in yarn from London House Yarns in the Whether the Weather colour way - this project is living in my lovely bag from Knit and Stitch Bits


Speckled Socks in yarn from Easy Knits in the Deeply Dusted Coffee Eclaire colour way - this project is living in my lovely new bag from Thimble and Thread Make

I can't decide what pattern to use with these socks! I'm considering Hermiones Everyday Socks, Thuja or Blueberry Waffle

I am using my new Knit Pro Zing needles from Suffolk Socks


True Friend by Veera Valimaki in Drops Baby Alpaca Silk and The Wool Barn yarn - this project is living in my Fat Squirrel bag


Newsom Cardi by Bristol Ivy in Rowan Felted Tweed in the Clay colour way - this project is living in my lovely Fondant Fibre bag


Finished Objects

Lena Tee by Carrie Bostick Hoge in Bergere De France Bigarelle. I have sewn on one of my lovely labels from Grain Deep


Waterlily Tee by Meghan Fernandez in Drops Baby Alpaca Silk


Lovely Things

The very kind Julie from Suffolk Socks sent me a lovely gift - thank you so much Julie!



I bought some sewing related goodies.



David and I visited a lovely local yarn shop called Oxford Yarn Store and I had to bring a few balls of yarn home with me.


I had a wonderful time at Fibre East and bought home lovely goodies from Little Owl Crafts, Easyknits, The Knitting Goddess and The Wool Barn



#purposefulstashalong

Thank you so much to everyone who is taking part in the purposeful stash along. The very kind Tracy from Thimble and Thread Make has donated a beautiful project bag for a prize - thank you so much Julie! Julie has also very kindly offered us a coupon code for 10% off your order at Thimble and Thread Make, just use the code 'littlebobbin2015'

Events

I am off to the Festival of Quilts this Sunday, are you going to be there? I would love to meet you!

Giveaway

Remember we have the lovely giveaway from Deb of Fondant Fibre running at the moment. I will be drawing the winner in the next episode.


Podcasts Mentioned

Knotty Gnome Crafts
Lovesockwool
Herbstblatt Regina
Little Yellow Uke Crafts


Thank you so much for watching

Dani x

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