Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Episode 14 Vertigo

Hi everyone, Welcome back to episode 14, I have had Vertigo this week so it has been a challenge, anyway here is todays show.

FO's: Clives Curse Beanie : pattern is
I used my merino hand spun I showed last week. It took just under 80 yards for the short 23" fit.

*Owl Hat: pattern is:
*Wingspan: pattern is
I am using my Flower Girl Handspun from Loop.

*Cardigan with Pockets: pattern is
I am Using Noro Sarubia for mine.

*Hiro : pattern is
I am using Cascade 220 Heathers for mine,

*After thought heel socks by Laura Linneman, using fivemoons Luna Plus 4ply in Twist and Shout

* Emmas Socks are my recipe using
Sharon at fivemoons does fabulous yarns :

To come.....
* Pau Hana by Melski of Single Handed Knits. I will be joining in with the cross over knit a long with SHK and Space Cadet Creations starting mid October.
I will be using Malabrigo Arroyo #058 Borrajas
Her podcast is on iTunes and I really look forward to her show each week.
I also want to get the gradient kit from Space Cadet Creations here:


FO's: Fibre Fuzzlings from I spun two fuzzlings and Navajo plyed it and achieved 92 yards. I plan to use it for fingerless mitts as a gift.
Polworth from colourworks on Ebay Navajo ply 220yards fingering / sock weight.

Wips: Fondant Fibre Norboo: Norweigian and Bamboo 100g
Fondant Fibre Rolags on my heaviest top whorl drop spindle.

No Cross stitch or sewing this week folks...

Purchases & Deliveries:
* Malabrigo Arroyo
* Piratenwolle 70% Blue Faced Leicester 30% Tussah Silk from
* Scrapbook, Pens and Washi Tape from Sainsburys
* Owl stickers from

Nails: Nail Art this week inspired by Pinterest

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Episode 13: Tuesday 17th September 2013

Hi everyone, this week episode is very Owl friendly,

Fo's Owls by Kate Jacobs
I used Mirasol Hasa in shade 2211, just under 7 skeins for 36" bust = 560m/609yards for whole garment.

Wips: Wingspan,
Cardigan with Pockets byjane Ellison Hiro

Spinning: I'm still spinning the green Polworth from last week.

So I've started Cross stitching, I have made the Owl Key ring from Cross Stitcher Magazine,
I have started a Halloween piece with a spider wearing a witches hat hanging from a crescent moon,
I have also bought a butterfly pattern to do after the Halloween one is complete.

Tape measure,
Fivemoons sparkle sock club part 3, Precious Earth Artemis 4ply,
Knit Pro Crochet Hooks in sizes 0.5mm 0.75mm & 1mm

I have ordered some clear Doctor Martin style boots to show off my socks,

I also bought a pre order from Slipped Stitch Studios for the Knitmare before Halloween bags, I got the zippered notions pouch which is a crossover with Dr.Who, and the Double Knit Plus bag.

Episode 12

Hi everyone, this episode is from Wednesday 11th September 2013

Fo: Preemie Hat

Wips: wingspan, Cardigan with Pockets by Fiona Ellis, Owls by Kate Jacobs

Spinning: Merino Burnt Pumpkin chunky 2ply 80 yards, fibre from FibreStudioUK
Shetland Spring Fling 108 yards Navajo ply, fibre from Wharfedale Woolworks
Currently spinning green Polworth from Needleworks Pleasures.

Cascade 220 summer sky heather - 9452 for Ease jumper
Fondant Fibre fuzzlings x2
Karbonz interchangeable deluxe set from ArtofYarn on Ebay
Noro Furin #14 Lot B
spindle starter kit for Keira from Ebay
Ithil 4ply from
100g Violet Bamboo, 100g Merino silk blend Phoenix, 100g Aubergine Sparkly all three from World of Wool.

Thursday, 5 September 2013

Episode 11: I'm back

Hi all I'm back after two weeks, I hope you enjoy this weeks knitting full episode

Ravely: Elspeth81
Plurk: Elspeth81
You tube: Mr.Elspeth81
iTunes : Ellysknitinssanitys

No show notes just a few links this week.
My favourite UK fibre seller run by Deborah.
The ultimate knitting, spinning, weaving website.
Barb and Tracie knitting and book audio podcast!
Fab podcast you need to be watching with Leslie and Laura!