Sunday, 26 January 2014
Episode 22 10 minute wonder from katie walker on Vimeo.
Smaug socks by Claire Ellen using Penguin Soup Tuxedo Glitz in Ruby Slippers
Follow your arrow by Ysolde Teague using Old Maiden Aunts MCN in Tardis
HO's and FO's
Finished Mrs Jekyll and Little Hyde by La Maison Rililie using Holst garn 100% supersolft uld in oatmeal and aubergine
all are on track and i am really enjoying the patchwork square blanket most
NO Cross stitch or spinning this week sorry!!!
December Dr Who club from Penguin Soup i got 150g emperor sock yarn in ohh wee ohh (sing Dr Who theme!) and an awesome quotes bag made by JStlaurent
Congrats to all who are sticking to their resolutions there are some amazing things posted in the fo thread, come on over to the chatter thread and share your resolutions and cheer each other on
Cards will be here Friday so everything will be ready to open on 1st February!!!!!
Thursday, 16 January 2014
Episode 21 On track from katie walker on Vimeo.
Ginny cardi by Mari Chiba using Classic elite yarns woodland in the Prussian blue colour
Mrs Jekyll and Little Hyde hat by La Maison Rililie in Holst Garn 100% supersoft ULD in aubergine and oatmeal colours.
Smaug Socks by Claire Ellen in Penguin Soup Tuxedo Glitz Ruby Slippers Colour
NO HO's or FO's this week!
All 3 blankets are still on track check out episode 20 for more info or take a look at my project pages :)
Up and Coming
Follow your arrow MKAL by Ysolde Teague, I was wrong it started just after I recorded check out the group thread and join in!
Test Knit for the amazingly talented Lisa Mutch just waiting for some gorgeous yarn to be dyed up by Old Maiden Aunt
Countess Ablaze The Bluefaced aran yarn in On my merry way and merino/silk fiber in My school didn't have proms
Prize from Sword of a knitter podcast hosted by Josh 3 balls of knit picks gloss aran HW in Jade
Old Maiden Aunt MCN fingering weight yarn in Tardis 2 skeins for Ysolde Teague follow your arrow MKAL
Just for fun Follow your arrow KTog
Just waiting for business cards and hope that they look as awesome in real life as they do in my head aiming for 1st February to open!!!!
Sunday, 5 January 2014
Episode 20 Happy New year from katie walker on Vimeo.
Socks on a plane by Laura Linneman for Jasmine using Penguin Soup tuxedo glitz in Snorelax
His and Hers Gloves by Dagmar Mora using Spud and Chloe in a tardis blue colour (it has a number!)
Wolverine Socks by Rachel Frank using Penguin Soup Emperor Sock in Spoink
Smaug Socks by Claire Ellen using Penguin Soup tuxedo glitz in Ruby Slippers
Mrs Jekyll and Little Hyde hat by La Maison Rililie in Holst Garn supersoft 100% ulk Aubergine and Oatmeal
Beekeepers Quilt by Tiny owl knits Hexi a day challenge using sock yarn left overs
Mitred square blanket using recipe by Martine Ellis square a day challenge using sock yarn leftovers
Crochet Blanket using the Wisteria pattern by Jan Eaton Square a week challenge
Still working on the spunky eclectic finn in aquarium
No Cross stitching this week but it is a goal to do more this year!
The Natural Dye Studio Murder on the Moors December club
Ellys Knit (in) Sanity Goldfish farts sock yarn and purple ashes fiber 100% Polworth
easy knits spin love 8 200g 80% polworth 20% silk 100g each mull and cheer
Winners of the December WAL announced
Jan Feb Mar resolutions Wal see threads in group for more info!
Will open end of January
I am supplying penguin soups quarterly and monthly club stitch markers the quarterly signups are closed but January's monthly club is The Hobbit week 1 Smaug available for pre order now!
Wednesday, 11 December 2013
Episode 19 Resolutions keep on coming! from katie walker on Vimeo.
Nothing to see here!!!!
Ho's and Fo's
Test knit for Ginny (Penguin Soup) using Gnome Acres sock yarn in Hulk Smash
I completely forgot to talk about mums Christmas gloves which are finished and wrapped I posted a pic on instagram or look on my Project page I used Sirdar Snuggly 4Ply
His and hers gloves by Dagmar Mora using Spud and Chloe fine in a Tardis blue colour
Wolverine Socks by Rachel Frank using Penguin Soup emperor sock in Spoink.
No Cross stitch
Ruby Slippers tuxedo glitz) and Mossy (Soft sock Falkland) from Penguin Soup to be used on my Tolkein Sock adventure in 2014
Aubergine and Oatmeal supersoft 100% ULD by Holst Garn to make mrs jekyll and little hyde from Tangled Yarn
Simonamaloney paid her prize forward and donated it to the December WAL Thank you so much!!!
Details of the December Keep warm WAL are in the threads some great fo's already.
All coming together will open some time in January waiting on business cards etc can't wait to show you guys my markers!
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.