The Mighty FOs:
Owl to Egg Reversable Toy by Susan B. Anderson out of TLC Essentials Solid in Teal and Yellow, safety eyes from Knit picks knit on size 3 mm (US 5) needles. Gift for a coworker’s daughter.
WIPs & Chains
Afterthought Everything Socks by Erica Kempf Broughton out of unknown Regia for heels/toes/cuffs and Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams Sock in Luna for main on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.
Worsted Scrappy Baby Blanket, no pattern, knit on size 4.5mm (US 7) DPNs
Matchy-matchy blanket, Pattern is Ruby Hexagon Blanket by Nova Seals, out of Knit Picks Brava Worsted in Freesia, Marina, Tranquil and Dove Heather on a 4.0mm (G) hook.
Test knit Atmen Shawl by Shannon Cook out of KP Swish DK, Blad DyeWorks Classic DK Merino and Wooly Wonka DK with Silk on size 4.5 mm (US 7) needles.
So Faded by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits) out of Three Irish Girls Glenhaven Cashmerino Fingering in the Fresh Earth colorway and Sun Valley Fibers in the Forest colorway on size 3 75 mm (US 5) needles.
Afterthought Everything Socks by Erica Kempf Broughton out of Nomadic Yarns Twisty Sock in the Get Lucky colorway on size 2.25 mm (US 1) needles.
2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL
Our 2nd Quarter Country – EUROPE
2nd Quarter April-June
Knit Alongs happening
Knit along that I am a sponsor of this year!! The coupon code for 20% off in my shop here with no restrictions is PalKal 2017
PalKal is an annual knit or crochet along that encourages Actually Knitting listeners to show support for their favorite podcasts by completing projects using the products of those talented podcasters.
Whether you are a designer, yarn/fiber dyer, project bag maker or underwater basket weaver!!
The official start date of the KAL is June 1, 2017 and the KAL will end on September 1, 2017.
Stash Dash 2017
The KAL has started and you can find the rules and guidelines here
Stash Dash will begin at 12:01am on May 26th and will run through 11:59pm August 20th
Stash Dash is a virtual dash to use up stash and/or finish some WIPs. Crafts included in stash dash are knitting, spinning, crochet, tatting, loom knitting, machine knitting and weaving.
This year we will have 1K, 3K, 5K, 7k, 10k and 15K levels. This chatter thread is the perfect place to keep track of your progress, chit chat about goals, and complement each other on your lovely crafting!
Flash the Stash
From Dana wieberike
Rosy Green Wool’s Cheeky Merino Joy in “Garden Pond”
Hollyberry Designs fingering (100% SW Merino) in “Flight”
Handspun from Deb at Fondant Fibres
Stitchmarker from JB
Bag from Kate that I ordered from her shop Hawthorne Cottage Crafts on Etsy
Gift from Dana wieberike
2 skeins of Hazel Knits in the Druid colorway,
1 skein of La Fee Fil in the Dans la Foret de Broceliande and a cute button.
From Selma selmaknits
A pair of gloves from Italy, amazing chocolates and a gorgeous linen tea towel.
YOTM that I ordered from The Cozy Knitter in the Neapolitan colorway.
Patters from amazing Ravelry friends Thank you all so much!!
–Brownie’s Sock Recipe by Brownie Knits from Brandi eatmyyarns
–Onward by Shannon Cook from Sarah TrueCanuckGirl
–Shaelyn by Leila Raabe from Holly mullhol
–Interrupting Cow Socks by Laura Linneman (LaLa) from Cathy CathyA
–Laylow by Shannon Cook from Kate. ARunnerBean
I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!
The Tangled SkeinCA – 20% off until September 1, 2017 – PalKal2017
Annie Purl – 15% off until the end of the year – Tangled15
Geektastic Fibers – 15% off until the end of the year – 2TANGLED
Frog Peak Creations – 10% off until end of year – 2T2017
Bags by Awesome Grannie – 10% off ongoing – 2TS10
SixMunchkinStitching – 10% off, ongoing – TWOTANGLED10