Sunday, January 25, 2015

Episode 10


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 finished objects, works in progress, spinning, stash enhancement, KALS and Into the Wool 2015.

Finished Objects:
Foolproof by Louise Zass-Bangham (~$5.44 download on Ravelry) out of Oh! Loops 2-ply high twist sock in the Bellatrix colorway and Oh! Loops Quarter Round in the Minster of Magic colorway. Project page here.
Allie also shows off her first design, a shawl called “Razzle” that will be released in February.

Wrung by ObliviousKnits using Voyage Aran in the Storm Front color way by Unwind Yarn company. Project page here.
Bankhead hat by Susie Gourlay using Liberace Sock in the Singin’ the Blues color way by Spartickes Dyes. Project page here.
Gratitude by ObliviousKnits using Dream in Color Jilly in the Tranquil color way and Northbound Knitting Merino Fingering Singles in the Medallion color way… along with unknown scrappy singles. Project page here.
Vanilla socks using a Fish Lips Kiss heel by Sox Therapist using Perfect Sock in the Sesame Street color way by Must Stash Yarns. Project page here.

On the needles:
Ribbed socks using a Fish Lips Kiss heel by Sox Therapist. Yarn is tough love sock by Sweet Georgia in the Firefly color way. These were cast on Christmas Eve along with Dani from the Little Bobbins Knits podcast and are now Daniela’s oldest project on the needles! Project page here. Project page here.
Clapotis by Kate Gilbert. Daniela is knitting her Clapotis with laceweight yarn from Daizie Knits held doubled. Colors are What… no chips and Tango and both are on Dewey lace. Project page here. Project page here.
Topography Kerchief by Melissa Stajda using yarn Daniela dyed herself. Project page here.
Daniela also showed a new hat design she is working on.

Vanilla socks with a Fish Lips Kiss Heel ($1 download on Ravelry) for the #caffeinated12in15 KAL out of Rain’s Obsessive Stitchery on her Fred base in the Munchkinland colorway. Project page here.
Vanilla Bean Striped Socks (free download on Ravelry) with a Fish Lips Kiss Heel ($1 download on Ravelry). Project page here.
Barley by tincanknits (free download on Ravelry) out of Handspun from KnittyandColor (superwash merino in the Riptide colorway). Project page here.
Topography Kercheif by Melissa Stajda ($6 Ravelry download) out of KnittyandColor Simple DK in the Daydreaming colorway. Project page here.
Breaking Big by Deborah Frank ($4 Ravelry Download) out of Unwind Yarn Company Jetsetter Bulky in the Patina colorway. Project page here.
Design Project Number 2 out of Northbound Knitting Merino Singles in Midnight and Inkblot.

Raspberry color on Merino/Silk base from Unwind Yarn Company.

Allie did not discuss spinning this week.

Stash Enhancement:
Trunkless Elephants colorway on Journey Sock from Unwind Yarn Company.
Sepia colorway on Expedition Sport from Unwind Yarn Company.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles set from Gnome Acres.
Malabrigo in the Arco Iris colorway.
My Little Pony project bag from Stitch Marks the Spot on Etsy.

Gorgeous oriental fabric bag from Bags by Terry. Daniela can’t say how much she love his bags!
Nightfall in Snow Iris by FibroFibers
Trunkless Elephants on Journey Sock from Unwind Yarn Company
Conversation Hearts on SW Sport and SW Merino Worsted by Oh!Loops

Current Knit-A-Longs:
The girls are currently hosting a Clapotis KAL starting January 1st and ending Feburary 28th. To be entered in to win a beautiful skein of yarn from Unwind Yarn Company (picture in FO thread), post a picture of your finished Clapotis before February 28th. Winner will be chosen by random number generator on the first podcast in March. Instagram hashtag is #caffeinatedclapotis

The girls are also hosting a 12 socks in 2015 KAL. Each month, the girls and everyone who decides to join, will cast on a pair of socks on the first and bind off by the end of the month. Those who finish a pair of socks in each month will be eligible to win a sock pattern. Winners will be chosen among those who have posted their finished pair of socks by the end of the month by random number generator. Instagram hashtag is #caffeinated12in15.

Into The Wool 2015:
This year, Daniela and Allie will be joining Dana of the Just One More Row podcast/Unwind Yarn Company as well as Wendy of the Sassypants Knitter podcast in hosting a fiber retreat held in Crossville, TN labor day weekend of 2015. Information can be found in the Ravelry group here. Sign ups will be February 1st at 3:00 PM Eastern time. The girls announce the vendors at the retreat during this episode.

Caffeinated Knitting Ravelry Group:
The girls would like to encourage you to check the Ravelry group often! They have fun things planned that will be group only and not mentioned on the podcast.

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