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

May 18, 2015

Episode 97

Episode 97 Show Notes

News -

The Knitting Pipeline Podcast is one of my favourite audio shows out there, and Paula is having a Pebble Beach Shawl KAL in the Knitting Pipeline group on Ravelry - details here.

The KAL runs from May 5, 2015 to July 5, 2015 and allows you to knit any one of Helen Stewart's patterns (and she's offering a 30% discount with the code found in Paula's group until May 31!).

You may recall I just finished knitting Helen's free knitting pattern, Glitz at the Ritz, published on Knitty.

Here's a pic -

Finally some proper finished object pictures! Glitz at the Ritz by Helen Stewart, yarn is Madtosh TML in Aura.  #knitting #knittersofinstagram

Designer Melanie Berg is having an 'Any Shawl KAL' in her Ravelry group, Mairlynd. Details on the KAL can be found here. If you've ever wanted to knit one of her shawls, now is the time! Her KAL runs from May 8, 2015 to June 12, 2015. I must admit, Oceanbound is tempting me...


Brickless by Martina Behm.
Pebble Beach Shawlette by Helen Stewart.
Opal Sweet and Spicy 2 "Sprinkles" Fish Lips Kiss Heel Socks.


Wee Envelope by Ysolda Teague.

All my WIPs and FOs are in my Ravelry projects if you are looking for more details.

Spinning -

Spun Right Round March 2015 Club "Flock Together" in Rambouillet is done. 526 yards, 107 grams. Here's a link to the specs.

Handspun Traditional 3-Ply Rambouillet (Spun Right Round March 2015 Fiber Club)

Sampling Sweet Georgia Polwarth/Silk in Grouse -

Sweet Georgia Polwarth/Silk - Grouse

...and pondering starting to spin Sweet Georgia Panda in Stormchaser -

Sweet Georgia Panda - Stormchaser

I guess I should decide pretty soon!!

Sewing -

I used the Noodle Head tutorial found here. I made the smallest and largest sizes.

Soundtrack -

"Pamgaea" Kevin MacLeod (
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