Sunday, March 22, 2015

Episode 14






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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, and stash enhancement!

Special thank yous!
Thank you Tanya Marie for mentioning us on your podcast The Sampler Girl

Podcasts mentioned:
The Sampler Girl.
Fiber by Design.
Knitting Expat.
The Freckled Whimsy Knits.
Stephen West.
Little Bobbins.
Little Yellow Uke.
Ermine Matters.

Finished Objects:
Allie:

Zilch.

Daniela:
Rikke Hat by Sarah Young knit in Wollmeise DK in the Jahr der Ratte color way. Project page here.
Ribbed socks for Hubby using the Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Sox Therapist. Yarn is from Sweet Georgia in the Firefly color way. Project page here.
Monster Pants “Das Monster” by Hronn Jonsdottir knit out of mostly Cascade 220 superwash, but using various worsted scraps. Project page here.

On the needles:
Daniela:

Rikke Hat by Sarah Young holding Madelinetosh Tosh Sock doubled. Color way is Filigree. Project page here.
Enchanted Mesa by Steven West in various leftover fingering weight yarns held triple.
Chromite Hat by Northbound Knitting. Using NBK Merino/Silk Fingering Singles in Inkblot.
Wheat Cowl by Tin Can Knits knit out of handspun Gemmy Batts from Hobbledehoy. Project page here.

Allie:
September Morning by Jana Huck (free on Ravelry) out of Handspun. Project page here.

Stash Enhancement:
Allie:

Superwash BFL Roving from Rock And String Creations in the Aura colorway.
Merino roving from Unwind Yarn Company in the Wedding Orchids colorway.

Daniela:
Fiber from Dyeabolical in the Thunderboom color way.
Highlighter Mini Hanks on the Bounce Base from Dyeabolical.
Spin Your Own Socks Kit from Unwind Yarn Company in two color ways. The first one is More than Words as the main color with Scarlet as the contrast color. The second one is Tidepool as the main color with Emerald as the contrast color.
Fiber from Rock And String Creations in the Radioactive Rainbow color way.
Merino DK single yarn in Mirth by Fiber from Rock And String Creations .

Current Knit-A-Longs:
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.

From March 01, 2015 to April 30, 2015, the girls will be hosting a Northbound Knitting KAL! Knit any pattern by Lisa Mutch during this time to be entered to win one of four skeins of Northbound Knitting donated by Lisa Mutch. Specific guidelines can be found in the Chatter and FO threads on the Ravelry group.

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.

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