Friday, November 14, 2014

Episode 7: Stash Enhancement Gone Wild!




Welcome to Caffeinated Knitting with Daniela and Allie. You can find Daniela on Ravelry and Instagram as caffeinatedgert and Allie can be found on Ravelry and Instagram as craftieallie. Please join our Ravelry group, Caffeinated Knitting!

In today’s episode, the ladies discuss their current projects, finished object, spinning, mention Hats for Kiddos a little, giveaway the braid of fiber for the Twist Fiber Studio Kickstarter giveaway and discuss Fiber in the Boro!

Works in Progress:
Daniela:
  • Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Sox Therapist ($1.00 on Ravelry as of this podcast) in OnLine Supersocke in colorway 100. Project page here.
  • Waiting for Winter Mittens & Fingerless Mitts by Susan B. Anderson ($4 on Ravelry as of this podcast)  in Miss Babs Yowza in the Cleopatra colorway. Project page here.

Allie:
  • Los Monos Locos/The Crazy Monkeys by Jennifer O’Sullivan (free pattern) out of Unwind Yarn Company Luxe Sock in the More than Words colorway. Project page here.
  • Foolproof by Louise Zass-Bangham (about $5.63 on Ravelry as of this podcast) out of Oh! Loops 2-Ply High Twist Sock in the Bellatrix colorway and Oh! Loops Quarter Round in the Minister of Magic colorway. Project page here.
  • Waiting for Winter Mittens by Susan B. Anderson ($4 on Ravelry as of this podcast) out of handspun (Abstract Fiber “Peacock” colorway). Project page here.

Allie has also been working on a test knit for Daniela and still working on her shawl design.


Finished Objects:
Allie:
  • Two Lane Highway Rage Socks by Sarah Stevens ($3.95 on Ravelry as of this podcast) out of Oh! Loops Harry Potter House Stripes in the Gryffindor colorway. Project page here.

Daniela:
  • Three Patch toys were finished for teachers and well received for Halloween treats. Daniela had a picture to show. Project pages can be found here, here and here. (Patch pattern is a $5.50 purchase on Ravelry as of this podcast.)
  • Two hats in a new pattern by Daniela which will be released over the weekend. The pattern is called Invisibility Toque.
Sample one was knitted out of handspun.
Sample two was knitted out of yarn from Highland Handmades on her Sugar Maple Sock base in the Fruju colorway. The yarn was held double to knit this hat.

Spinning:
Daniela:
Finished: Gynx Yarns 100% Mixed BFL in the I’m a Gambling Man colorway.  Daniela got 196 yards of a DK/Worsted yarn. Gynx Yarn’s shop can be found here. Laura’s podcast can be found here.
Finished: Fondant Fibre Mixed Jacob in the Gladstone color way came out a Worsted/Aran. Daniela hasn’t checked yardage. Fondant Fiber’s shop can be found here.
Finished: Woolpierogi Rolka’s in two colorways. First color was Can’t Stop Won’t Stop and the second set was Octoberish. Daniela spun them and then plied the two sets together for 118 yards of sport/DK weight yarn. Shop can be found here.
Finished: Hobbledehoy Gemmy Batts were spun for an Aran to light Bulky yarn and Daniela got 144 yards. Shop can be found here.

Allie:
  • Finished: KnittyAndColor superwash merino in the MLP colorway. Pre-soak yardage: 380 yards. Shop can be found here.
  • Finished:  KnittyAndColor superwash merino in the Riptide colorway. This is Allie’s first time spinning for a certain weight yarn (worsted-ish). She ended up with a little over 200 yards, pre-soak. Shop can be found here.

Stash Enhancement:
Allie:
From Fiber in the Boro:
  • Two skeins of Unwind Yarn Company DK in Gracie Pearl. Shop can be found here.
  • One skein of Unwind Yarn Company Jetsetter Bulky in Patina. Shop can be found here.
  • One skein of Unwind Yarn Company DK in Graphite. Shop can be found here.
  • Color block set from KnittyAndColor. Shop can be found here.
  • Skein of worsted from KnittyAndColor in the Ain’t It Fun colorway. Shop can be found here.
  • Rainbow skein from ROS (Rain’s Obsessive Stitchery). Shop can be found here.
  • One skein of The Color Wheel worsted in the Allison colorway. Shop can be found here.

Allie also purchased a skein of Strong Sock in the Fiesta colorway from Gynx Yarns. Gynx Yarn’s shop can be found here. And two skeins of Northbound Knitting MCN DK in the Midnight colorway. Shop can be found here.

Daniela
From Fiber in the Boro:
  • Heart’s at Home Soap based in Clarksville, TN can be found at www.heartsathomesoap.com
  • One sock blank from River’s Edge Fiber Arts
  • One braid of Super Soft & BFL from River’s Edge Fiber Arts in the Polar Vortex colorway. River’s Edge Fiber Arts can be found at www.riversedgefiberarts.com
-One Fox picture, one Cardinal stitchmarker tin and rainbow skull stitch markers from Jelby. Shop can be found here.
  • One skein of Tuff Sock from The Color Wheel in the Danny colorway. Shop can be found here.
  • One skein of Superwash merino worsted from The Color Wheel in the Gumball colorway. Shop can be found here.
  • One skein of Shawl Length Merino sock from The Color Wheel in the Caribbean Sea colorway. Shop can be found here.
  • One skein of Fred Sock Gradient from Rain’s Obsessive Stitchery in the Lilliput colorway. Shop can be found here.
  • One color block set from Knitty and Color on Superwash Merino/Nylon/Stellina. Shop can be found here.
  • One skein of superwash merino worsted from Knitty and Color in the Ain’t it Fun! colorway. Shop can be found here.
  • One skein of superwash merino worsted from Knitty and Color in the Bitchin! colorway. Shop can be found here.
  • One set of mini skeins from Unwind Yarn Company. Shop can be found here
  • Two skeins of Twinkle sock from Unwind Yarn Company in the Gert’s Place to Unwind colorway. Shop can be found here
  • One skein of JetSetter Bulky from Unwind Yarn Company in the Gert’s Place to Unwind colorway. Shop can be found here

Daniela also purchased:
  • Pink project bag with little birds from Honeycomb Homestead on Etsy. Shop can be found here.
  • Rainbow project bag from Absolute Wonder on Etsy. Shop can be found here.
  • One skein of Gynx Yarns Strong Sport Self-Striping in the House Cup colorway. Gynx Yarn’s shop can be found here
  • Two skeins of sKNITches Syncopation in the New Traditions colorway. Shop can be found here.    

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