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

December 14, 2015

Episode 109

{show notes ~ episode one oh nine}

This week I talk about knitting some cool weather accessories and finishing a cute little pair of mittens, while I sip on a hot cup of Nepal Black from David's Tea.

Arne & Carlos Sock with Handspun Shetland in the Background
Arne & Carlos Sock Progress

I also talk about some time sensitive holiday pattern coupon codes/freebies, as well as doing a review of Spillyjane Knits Mittens.

Just a reminder, last episode I reviewed Modern Lopi by Lars Rains, if you would like to be entered to win your own digital copy, head over to the Snappy Stitches Ravelry group thread here, and follow the prompt.  As always, please make sure you are a group member to be eligible to win.

{works in progress}

{finished objects}

    {community news & events}

    • Henry's Hat is available for pre-order (thanks Michele aka kyspinner for the heads up)!
    • Tin Can Knits is doing a 12 Days of Christmas free pattern giveaway. Details from their original post here. Make sure you visit their blog every day up until Christmas Eve to claim that day's free pattern. 
    • Helen Stewart's Knitvent 2015 is wrapping up, but she's offering 15% off of all her patterns and collections until December 24, 2015 with the code Merry15. 
    • Check out Vero's videocast, Along the Lanes.


    • This week, I review Spilly Jane Knits Mittens by Jane Dupuis. Thank you to Cooperative Press for the review copy.  Cooperative Press has generously offered to giveaway a copy of the book to one lucky viewer*.  Head over to this thread in the Snappy Stitches Ravelry group and follow the prompt for your chance to win. *must be a member of the group to be eligible to win.

    {hand spinning}

    • This segment is taking a break this week while I figure out my next project.


    "Christmas Rap" Kevin MacLeod (

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