Episode 203: A Wee Bit of Rambling!!

The Mighty FOs:


Baby Cardigan Zig Zag Lace (test knit) by Cheryl Wartman (CAW Designs) out of Patons Decor in Sand Castle, and Patons Canadiana in Timber on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

WIPs & Chains


Find Your Fade # 2 by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits) out of Oasis Yarn Aussi Sock (no colorway), Opal’s Vincent Van Gogh line in “Starry Night”, and Bernat Sox Multi in “Faded Denim” on size 3.75 mm (US 5) needles.

Worsted Scrappy Baby Blanket, no pattern, knit on size 4.5mm (US 7) DPNs.

Lightning Strikes Twice scarf by Teresa Seasons (Test knit) in Phentex Worsted “Marrakech Ombre” on size 5mm (US 8) needles.


Test knit Atmen Shawl by Shannon Cook out of KP Swish DK, Bladdyworks Classic DK Merino and Wooly Wonka DK with Silk on size 4.5 mm (US 7) needles.

Fairyhill Shawl by Helen Stewart of Curious Handmade out of The Wool Barn Fairyhill colorway and Heavenly Fiber Plaitnum Sock in the Shepherd 815 Book colorway on size 4 mm (US 6) needles.

Gemini by Jane Richmond out of Estelle Yarns South Pacific in colors 911 grey and 931 blue on size 4 mm (US 6) needles.

So Faded by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits) out of Three Irish Girls Glenhaven Cashmerino Fingering in the Fresh Earth colorway on size 3 75 mm (US 5) needles.

On the Boob Tube (video podcasts)


Girls in the Yarn Café with Trysten a.k.a. DragonHoardYarn and Christy a.k.a. yarncafecreations

The Defiant Knitter with Shelby a.k.a. yesthatshelby who is back with a new podcast after life happened.

IntuitKnits with Lori a.k.a. intuitknit

Sam a.k.a. handmemyknitting from Hand Me my Knitting Podcast still has her Melanie Berg KAL going on until the end of June.

2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

Our 2nd Quarter Country – EUROPE

BBSC 2017

2nd Quarter April-June

On the Shelf – A book review:

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Heart on my Sleeve: Knit with Care by several designers in support of the Against Malaria Foundation
Heart on my Sleeve is a book of 8 sweater patterns, sized baby to big, from 9 different designers.

Designs have been donated by:

Shannon Cook
Romi Hill
Bristol Ivy
Tanis Lavallée
Joji Locatelli
Alexa Ludeman
Jane Richmond
Ysolda Teague
Alexa Ludeman and Emily Wessel of Tin Can Knits.

The project and e-book were coordinated by Tin Can Knits. When you buy the e-book, $16.80 of the $18 USD purchase price goes to the Against Malaria Foundation ($1.20 is made up of Paypal and Ravelry fees).

If the e-book price is beyond your budget, please send us an email at heartonmysleeveknits@gmail.com

Conversely, if our contribution has inspired you to give more, we encourage you to donate directly here.
The e-book will be available for 1 year only, get it now and join our KAL!

For more information, or to donate, check out the Against Malaria Fund here.

Flash the Stash


Mug from Rememberance Pottery Pumpkin Spice
Bag from Ramona a.k.a. ramonafirehorse
Lace yarn in the Milles Feuilles colorway from RedSockBlueSockYarn for trouble I had with a skein of sock yarn. Very impressed with the level of customer service.
RedSockBlueSockYarn sock kit in the Spring Fling colorway and Dark Teal and Grey Gradient Adventures kit
Yarn from Ravens Wood Fibre co. A skein for each of us and one to giveaway.

Gifted Patterns:

Salt by Sylvia McFadden
Hephzibah Shawl by Janine McCarty
So Faded by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits)
Emelyn Mae Shawl by Jennifer Lassonde

Shawl Giveaways!!

Emelyn Mae Shawl by Jennifer Lassonde a.k.a. BostonJen

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Patronus Shawl by Madeleine Windsor a.k.a. madeleinewindsor

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What you need to do for a chance to win:

Please post a picture of the yarn you would use for either of these two shawls.

We want yarn candy so show us all the yarns.


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No chatter please

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