Friday, 6 December 2013
Episode 18 Christmas is coming from katie walker on Vimeo.
Wolverine socks by Rachel Frank using Penguin Soup Emperor sock in Spoink colour
His and Hers gloves by Dagmar Mora using spud and chloe fine in a tardis blue (it has a boring number not name so i'm re naming it!)
Test knit for Penguin soup using gnome acres hulk smash colour
Mums Christmas gloves in sirdar snuggly 4ply
NO Cross stitch
So much yarn from Penguin Soup!!!!
And now my watch begins
Mother of Dragons
all from her monthly non club club
Dr Who shipment 2 the angles have the blue box yarn and vintage rose markers
(also Ginny sent me some mini skeins that I forgot to show you!)
Winner of the November WAL announced
December WAL details, see threads on the board
I chat a bit about some plans for next year including my year of Socks and sweaters
General chat at the moment but I show off a custom marker for penguin soups monthly club that I'm insanely proud of!
Wednesday, 27 November 2013
Episode 17 ten minute check in from katie walker on Vimeo.
Wolverine Socks by Rachel Frank using Penguin Soup Emperor sock in the Spoink Colour way.
His and Hers Gloves by Dagmar Mora using Spud and Chloe fine no colour name but it's tardis blue
Nothing to see here move along
Making real progress on my Finn in the Aquarium colour from Spunky Eclectic
No wool piggies today but i got a dvd and a non knitting book!
The snowman and the snow dog DVD
Raising Steam by Terry Pratchett
Ravelry Group News
1 more week to enter the Rainbows and Fireworks WAL prize will be a giftable pattern on ravelry up to the value of $5
December WAL will be keeping warm see the threads for information
Thursday, 21 November 2013
Episode 16 Short but sweet from katie walker on Vimeo.
Wolverine Socks by Rachel Frank using Penguin Soup Emperor Sock in the Spoink colour way.
FO's and HO's
Test knit for Ginny aka Penguin soup inthe knitting goddess Deaths broccoli colour way are finished
the smaller size of the same test knit is now a HO I am using gnome acres in the Hulk Smash colour.
Actually spun on my Finn from spunky eclectic. I am not an experienced enough spinner yet to spin for a project I have to let the fiber be what it wants but I am really hoping to get a 3ply fingering weight with reasonable yardage as my spinning goal for 2014 is to spin sock yarn it would be so awesome to make socks with handspun!!!
No cross stitch (hopefully next week)
Natural Dye Studio Murder on the moors shipment
you can join the group here
Rainbow and fireworks WAL (whatever along) going strong just over a week left to enter!
December will be a keeping warm WAL and from January 2014 WALs will be quarterly rather than monthly.
Thursday, 14 November 2013
Episode 15 Secret knitting from katie walker on Vimeo.
Secret test knitting for Ginny of penguin soup using the knitting goddess deaths broccoli colourand
Gnome acres hulk smash colour.
Wolverine socks using penguin soup spoink colour.
Ginny Cardigan using Classic Elite woodland in the Prussian blue colour
HO's and FO's
Test knit for Ginny in the knitting goddess Death's Broccoli colour
Sock on a plane by Laura Linneman using Penguin soup tuxedo glitz in the Snorlax colour.
Frankenstein Cupcake by Brittany Jackson using Hayfield bonus DK
No Cross stitch or spinning yet again i really hope to find more crafting time this week!
1st shipment from the penguin soup Dr Who Club
Rainbows and fireworks whatever along still a couple of weeks to go prize will probably be a giftable pattern from ravelry.
If you are an indy dyer/designer and would like to donate your yarn/fiber/project bags/notions or whatever as a kal or giveaway prize contact me on ravelry. I love supporting local indy businesses especially in the crafting world.
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Wednesday, 6 November 2013
Episode 14 With Crochet!!!! from katie walker on Vimeo.
Socks on a plane by Laura Linneman using Penguin Soup Tuxedo Glitz in the snorlax colour
Wolverine Socks by Rachel Frank using Penguin Soup emperor sock in the spoink colour
Test Knit by penguin soup using the knitting goddesss sock yarn in deaths broccoli colour
Frankenstein from the Halloween cupcake crew by Brittany J Jackson using hayfield bonus dk
Witch from the Halloween cupcake crew by Brittany J Jackson using hayfield bonus dk
Swatch for the Ginny
No spinning or cross stitch this week!!!
Fuji Fight like a girl yarn from Fish Knits
Sock needles by Chiaogoo and Addi from Meadow yarn
The Natural Dye Studio Murder on the Moors October club shipment
The Rainbow whatever along has begun see the threads for details
Autumnal Kal winner announced
iKnitiatives Giveaway winner announced
Wednesday, 30 October 2013
Episode 13 the FO show from katie walker on Vimeo.
Wolverine Socks by Rachel Frank in Penguin Soup Emperor Sock spoink colourway
Socks on a plane by Laura Linneman in Penguin soup Tuxedo Glitz Snorlax colourway
Steelcity by Josh Ryks in The Natural Dye Studio Dazzle in Woody bay colourway
2 Hats for Grammy in Sirday big softie
Drizzle by Mel Ski in Countess Ablaze Dr Donegal DK Say it ain't so ooak
Prima Ballerina by Rachel Frank in Sublime Cashmere merino silk dk cream
No Cross stitch
Winner drawn for 100 member giveaway if it was you pm me on ravelry with your pattern choice (upto £% value)
Last chance to enter the Autumnal KAL
winner for the iKNITiatives giveaway will be drawn next week don't forget to use the coupon code ETSY10 for 10% off and discounted shipping
new rainbow kal in November check the thread for details.
Thursday, 24 October 2013
12 not 11 from katie walker on Vimeo.
Wolverine socks by Rachel Frank using Penguin Soup Emperor Sock Spoink colour way
Socks on a plane for Jasmine by Laura Linneman using Penguin Soup Tuxedo Glitz in Snorlax colour way
Monster socks using Penguin soup emperor sock in Stein colour way
Socks on a plane by Laura linneman in Trailing Clouds Mind the Gap colour way
No Spinning or cross stitch this week!!!
The amazing Karen from iKNITiatives has donated a skein of yarn and even sent me one too!
Omir the travelling viking
What else would Madame Defarge knit?
iKNITiatives giveaway check out the thread
100 member celebration open for 1 more week
Autumnal KAL still time to enter!!!