Living and crafting on the unceded traditional territories of the Semiahmoo, Katzie, Kwikwetlem (kʷikʷəƛ̓əm), Kwantlen, Qayqayt and Tsawwassen First Nations

May 4, 2015

Episode 96

Episode 96 Show Notes -

Misc - 

Interested in the unofficial Regia Arnie & Carlos KAL?  Use hashtag #acregiakal.

WIPs -

Wee Envelope by Ysolda Teague, in the 3-6 month size, using Malabrigo Arroyo in Escorias (054).

Wee Envelope. First side of the envelope neckline is all done. #knitting #knittersofinstagram #weeenvelope #craft10 #mondaymorningknitting
Wee Envelope

Sprinkles, my fourth pair of Fish Lips Kiss Heel socks! This time, I'm using Opal Sweet & Spicy in the Sprinkles colourway (more officially, #8613, Zuckerstreusel).

Opal Sweet & Spicy 2 in the Sprinkles colourway. #knitting #operationsockdrawer
Opal Sweet & Spicy 2 in the Sprinkles colourway

The socks I'm affectionately calling Monkey Sparkles saw a bit more progress this week. The yarn is Smith & Ewe Sparkle Sock in the "Your Majesty" colourway.

FOs -

Sadly, nothing is quite done this week...

Spinning WIP -

Still enjoying my Hansen Mini Spinner immensely -

Making my happiness a priority. #hansencrafts #spinning #spunrightround #spinnersofinstagram #craft10
March 2015 Spun Right Round Club on the Hansen Mini Spinner

I'm still working on the Spun Right Round Club colourway from March 2015. A beautifully prepped Rambouillet. So close to being finished this one! I played with the colour placement by spinning a modified fractal spin. More details on Episode 94 as well as this episode.

More early morning spinning. #craft10 #spinning #spunrightround #spinnersofinstagram #hansencrafts #minispinner
The Hansen is Seeing Much More Love These Days...

I can't wait to try out my new Hansen Lace Flyer!!

Enhancing the Stash -

April's Spunky Eclectic Club arrived, and I'm loving both the colour (it reminds me of some handspun socks I made years ago), and the fiber!

Gales Art Stencilled Sock Blanks.

Noro Kureopatora in colour #1001.

This Week's Review -

This week, I take an in-depth look at one of Craftsy's newer classes, Drafting From Woolen to Worsted, by Jacey Boggs-Faulkner, which I give 2 big thumbs up!  I was not compensated for this review, and the opinions are my own.

I am a Craftsy affiliate, so if you click the link above to sign up after seeing my review (or any of the Craftsy links on this site), a little bit of cash goes into my change jar, which I will pass back to my listeners with prize draws. There's going to be a biggie coming up in June! Stay tuned!

Soundtrack -

"Pamgaea" Kevin MacLeod (
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