Show Notes: January 17, 2015
Thank you to returning viewers and welcome to new viewers. We love doing the show and love even more the support you have given us in our adventure(s).
Sue a.k.a. Craftyknitter7 on Ravelry
Lynne a.k.a Tollbaby on Ravelry
Poking around on the Needles:
Test Knit: Blue Jeans Shawl by Julia Allen a.k.a. julsey designer of MonsterMania and Diane Lanthier a.k.a.freedom4u and owner of The Knotted Bag on Etsy. I am knitting this out of Filatura Di Crosa Zara in the Kelly Green colorway on size 4.5 mm (US7)
In Stillness by Alicia Plummer AliciaPlum out of Ella Rae that I bought at Stitches Midwest, knit on size 4.5 mm (US7). Did my gauge swatch and I am able to make the largest size 41.5 but with my gauge I will get my size of 45 ish inches at the bust. There is a KAL in the PlumDandi group on Rav!
Pin Striped Socks by Julia Swart out of Lollipop yarn in the Downton Abbey colourway on size 2.5mm (US1.5)
Basic Child Mitt by Elizabeth Durand out of Bernat Softi Chunky on size 5 mm (US8). She tried to do a flap for the mitt but it ended up to wide, will tink it and start that part over.
Secret Knitting out of Katia Mexico yarn on size G hook, 4mm
Chicken Soup Designs giveaway winner was lucky # 78 who is summerieday, please contact Sue with your address so she can mail you your prize.
The Yarnit review, Kate the creator of the company sent Sue one of the products to try out and review on the podcast. She has also changed the shipping for anywhere in Canada to 9.95. This is an amazing product and I love it, go get yours now! They retail for $29.95 USD and have this amazing compartment under the globe part that you can use to store your notions, or if you take the bottom off and flip it upside down you can add the strap that comes with it for on the go knitting.
Yarn from Alison a.k.a. alicats of My Colour Wheelhouse sent us some samples of her yarn, she is a new dyer and from Canada so even better to promote our own home grown talent. The yarn so soft and squishy and the colours are amazing!
My Colour Wheelhouse yarn, please see Ravelry thread to find out how you can win this lovely skein which is Merino, Cashmere, Nylon blend and 460 yards.