Sunday, May 10, 2015

Episode 18




 


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, and stash enhancement! They also giveaway skeins for the Northbound Knitting KAL and the Neon April KAL!

Finished Objects:
Allie:

Daniela:
April Shower Cowl by Daniela Richardson in Inara Sport from Swoonish in the Cotton Candy Meltdown color way.

On the needles:
Daniela:

Vanilla socks with a Fish Lips Kiss Heel from Sox Therapist using sparkle sock by The Color Wheel in the Gumballs color way.
Handbrake cowl by Kate and Dan Jones of the Bakery Bear Podcast knit out of Wanderlust worsted from Unwind Yarn Company in the Highlands color way.
Make it Work hat by Allie Coffey knit out of yarn from The Plucky Knitter in a One Hit Wonder color way.
Mystery May Sock with Oh!Loops by Sarah Stevens knit out of Sugar Maple Sock by Highland Handmades in the Prism color way.
Gratitude by ObliviousKnits using yarn from Unwind Yarn Company, Knitty and Color and Moon Holler

Allie:
Frazzled by Allie Coffey
Vanilla Bean Striped Socks by Emily O’Grady
Endless Rainbow by Martina Behm

Stash Enhancement:
Allie:

Bag and fiber from Twist Fiber Studio
Autism Awareness yarn from Undead Yarn
Two skeins of limited edition yarn from The Flying Kettle
Jazzercise Leggings from Leading Men Fiber Arts

Daniela:
Oh!Loops Polworth fiber in Garden Magic
Savvy Skeins SW Merino worsted in Tennessee Iris
Unwind Yarn Company undyed Merino/Yak fiber
Night Owl Fibers self striping in the Grape Vine color way
Wooly Balls box bag from Zigzag Stitches

Spinning:
Daniela:

Swoonish merino/cashmere fiber in Missing King
Unwind Yarn Company BFL/silk fiber in Laura Loves Unwind
Rock and String Creations BFL/silk… sorry Daniela lost her tag and can’t remember the color.

Announcements:
Pen Hook and Needle Podcast is hosting their Autism Awareness 2015 CAL/KAL
PHN 3rd Annual Autisma Awareness (ITS OKAY TO BE DIFFERENT) KAL/CAL. The purpose of this craft along is to promote awareness of Autism and other autistic spectrum disorders, such as Asperger’s Syndrome. This is something that is close to my heart and to Tahlia’s since my daughter (Tahlia’s sister) suffers from Asperger’s syndrome.
Although April is autism awareness month, we will be running the CAL/KAL from April 1st through June 30th. We appreciate your support and want this to be fun for you so that as many people as possible will take part--that’s why we’re running this over three months.
Here is the pertinent information thus far:
• We will begin the CAL/KALApril 1st and end on June 30th. Projects must be started no earlier than April 1st and finished no later than June 30th, 2014 Addendum can be started at any time but must be worked and/or finished between April 1st through June 30th to be eligible for prizes. Addendum: WIPs and FOs will be eligible for prizes.
• Please tag your projects with the following tag:AA2015.
• You must be a member of the group to which you post the project.
• Projects must be knit or crocheted and be bright colored. Black, white, neutrals and non brights should be kept to a minimum in the project (at least ¾ of the project should be bright. (Fibretown, Undead Yarn and Nickelo’s World groups may have slightly different rules):
You may post on WIP photo per project per week. FOs may be posted whenever they are completed.
We will have prizes

YarnTasia and Girlwiththerabbit are putting together a bag and yarn kit for the Sliver shawl by ObliviousKnits. Keep an eye out for announcement of when it goes live in the group.

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 May 01, 2015 until June 30, 2015, Caffeinated Knitting will be hosting an Oblivious Knits KAL! Knit any of Deborah’s patterns between this time to be entered for prizes (to be discussed soon). There is a chatter thread in the group and a finished object thread. We are excited to see your yarn and pattern combos!

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