Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Episode 23: Prizes

Hi everyone, this weeks show is short due to illness again.

I finished my socks using Two Grey Dogs Designs from Etsy, the pattern I am having test knit now and hope to publish in the new year,
I drew the 5 yarny prizes for the sock kal.
You guys all get to meet Joey, My 9 week old Chihuahua x Chinese Crested puppy.

Thursday, 21 November 2013

Episode 22: Hiro got Finished

Welcome everyone, I recorded this weeks episode on Wednesday 20th November.

Brief show notes:
Finished my Hiro jumper, by Julia Farwell-Clay
Works In Progress: Socks for Kim, Mel, Ginny,
Pau Hana by Mel of Single Handed Knits.

Spinning, zwartbles fleece I bought and have been processing on my drop spindle. Also some Fondant Fibre rolags on my lightweight spindle and some Alpaca I dyed on another spindle, my wheel spinning has been very little.

Ashford hand carders,
Bags from Slipped Stitch Studios,
Swapetition parcel from SavvyMel who produces Savvy Girls Podcast. Linked in the side bar.

Sock Kal drawing will be drawn Live next Tuesday 26th November and I will post more yarn in the Sock Kal thread on Ravelry.
My shop : www.etsy.com/shop/EllysKnitInSanity

Saturday, 16 November 2013

Episode 21: No Name

Hi everyone, I recorded on Thursday this week,

No Fo's

WIP's:  Kims Socks, using Invictus Yarns, Herme, Master of my Feet, toe up pattern recipe.
Mel's Socks, using Two Grey Dogs, merino silk blend, My pattern ~ Swish Socks, I will release this pattern after Christmas,
Hiro by Julia Farwell-Clay, using Cascade 220 Heathers,
Despicable Spirals, test knit for Ginny of Penguin Soup Podcast. Linked in the right side bar.

Spinning: I have finished the single of my Unwind Yarn Company, Sanibel Stoop, grey merino.
I have also spun and 2 plyed the Camel Silk Fibre I will be stocking in my shop. I love this blend the most.

The only deliveries I have received are for me to make items for my shop on etsy.
Jewellery can be bought from www.next.co.uk and yes they deliver internationally.

Shop: www.etsy.com/shop/EllysKnitInSanity

Saturday, 9 November 2013

Episode 20: Wedding Fo

Hi everyone,
This weeks show was recorded on Friday 8th November 2013

FO's:  Wedding Ring Pillow, http://www.ravelry.com/projects/elspeth81/ring-bearer-pillow
I used Dye For Yarn, 100% Mulberry Silk, undyed from www.dyeforyarn.com

WIP's: Kims Socks, Toe up socks with no pattern just knitting as I think looks right,
I'm using Invictus Yarns, Master of my feet, Hermie OOAK, 80% superwash merino, 20% nylon from www.invictusyarns.etsy.com

Mels Socks, my own pattern (let me know if you like it and I will publish it)
Two Grey Dogs Designs, Colourway ~ Purple People Eater, 70% Merino, 30% Silk, from etsy.

Kimberly's Clam Digger, I am now on the first sleeve, http://www.ravelry.com/projects/elspeth81/clam-digger

My Hiro, I am now almost finished on the second sleeve : http://www.ravelry.com/projects/elspeth81/hiro

Despicable Spiral Socks, Test Knit for Ginny of Penguin Soup : www.penguin-soup.com

I haven't spun on my wheel this week, I have spun on my laceweight drop spindle a little though.

Deliveries: fibre from www.fondantfibre.com
Fabrics for drop spindle gloves and project bags.
Shop News:
I have done quite a large update for Yarns, Fibres, Orifice Hooks and a small Spindle Glove.
Go on over and have a look and feel enabled :-)

Nails: Rimmel Nail Varnish this week.

Friday, 1 November 2013

Episode 19