Tuesday, 16 July 2013

Despite the heat!



Slipped Stitch Studios Bags www.slippedstitchstudios.com
Laura Lundy makes the products below and has given us a discount code for free shipping on from her website. (not from etsy!!) Until the end of July. Code: KNITINSANITY0713
  • SOCK+™ (Sock)
  • TWO SKEIN+™ (Small)
  • PROJECT+™ (Medium)
  • DOUBLE KNIT+™ (Large)
  • miSWIFT™ COVER
  • SETS
  • BAG of the MONTH

  • Finished Objects:
    *Teal Test Knit
    *Allons-y Socks by Holly Daymude using Schoppel-Wolle Admiral 4 fach 420.6  1566 4401 blau 822482
    *Stash Dash for me is at 6644.5 yards so far and still have 2 weeks and 5 days to go!

     
    Works in Progress:
    *Turtleneck Cho by Belinda Harris-Reid
    *Nashira by knittedblissJC
    *Ruca Multy Top (A2008) by Jenny Watson (32nd Birthday Sweater) by Araucarnia using Ruca Multy.
    *Ginkgo Shoulderette Shawl by Maggie Magali (Gingko) by Fragrant Heart using Fuberspates Scumptious in Gold
    *Baby Blanket by Elspeth Campbell using John Arbon of Fibre Harvest Ltd, Knit by Numbers Double Knit in green, dark green, red & brown.
    *Cutting Teeth Toque by Courtney Spainhower   Cutting Teeth Toque by Courtney Spainhower using my Gnomeacres Unicorn Freckles handspun.
    Kal - Dreambird Shawl, or other bird related shawl or project. Thread on Ravelry
    Swap - Sparkly Thread on Ravelry. This is just a fun swap for putting a smile on everyones faces!
    Spinning:
    Finished:  Hanks in the Hood 5oz (141g) Merino, Bamboo, Silk & Silver Sparkle, Colour is Algae.
    I made a 2ply and got 417 yards.
    On my wheel:
    * Batt of Falkland, Merino & Bamboo blend in blue, red & white

    Spindles:
    *Rainbow stone 1oz spindle, Blue Merino,
    *Murano Glass Lace Spindle 0.875oz from www.tinasangoras.etsy.com Bluefaced Leicester, Merino, Bamboo, Silk & Sparkle Rolags from www.fondantfibre.tictail.com
    *Granadillo & Maple 1.5oz Spindle from www.etsy.com/shop/misslucyP Pale Blue Merino

    Spinning on Drop spindles using rolags.

    Purchases: 
    Jumbo Fyer Basic Unit for Ashford Traditional
    Ontheround Hand Dyed BFL Top/Roving 4oz colour BFL062 from www.ontheround.com
    Blue & Green Rolags, www.fondantfibres.tictail.com
    Araucarnia Ruca Multy, 5 Skeins in colour from www.stashfineyarns.co.uk
    Araucarnia Ruca Multy, 5 Skeins in colour from www.stashfineyarns.co.uk
     
    Nails: Essie nail laquer in 265 the more the merrier