Killtocraft Podcast Episode 5

Welcome to Killtocraft Podcast Episode 5

I really, really want to give Thank You to all of you gals and guys that are watching, sharing and taking the time out to chat, say hello and even the private messages saying how much you’ve been enjoying my episodes so far it is unbelievably sweet and touching. It’s also so nice to start meeting you all on the ‘fancy an introduction?’ thread over on the killtocraft podcast forum.

and a Big Thank you to Thefawnknits again for mentioning and sharing some upcoming killtocraft news which is

Brioche KAL

So I have Awesome news this week the Killtocraft Podcast forum is hosting it’s first ever Kal ‘Knitalong’.

I’m keeping it simple and calling it the ‘2015 Brioche Knit a long’ and you can share your projects as you go using the hashtag #2015ktcbriochekal they’ll be details of the rules on the forum and I’ll create two threads one for chatter and second as an FO thread to post your finished objects. It’s anything Brioche two or one coloured, it’s more about learning a new technique and having fun using it! And Hopefully finding something we all love to do more of!

The Kal will Begins on the starting date of 15th August 2015 and Ends 30th October 2015 and Winner will be drawn the following day on Halloween 31st October 2015 on the Podcast 😀

FO’s-

Greco – By Courtney Spainhower

Again from the Summer 2015 issue of Pompom Quarterly, using 3.5mm Knitpro Dreamz interchangeable circulars. Using Rico So Soft DK

WIP:-

Curiosa Mkal – By Rachel Coopey, using 2.75mm bamboo DPNs there just a generic kind and I always tend to use 2.75mm for socks. Depending on what the pattern requires though obviously. Using Posh Yarn Betsy Sock base in colourway ‘wink wink’.

Sock Blanket

Canopy Shawl – Mandarine’s, using a 5mm knitpro Dreamz interchangeable circulars. Using malabrigo arroyo in colourway ‘Jupiter’ and beads from Justadaydream etsy store.

Test Knit:- For Melody of the Mandarines podcast. I’m using some very old stash yarn some 100% wool and Thursday night I sat and skeined the yarn so I could soak it and dry the yarn before I started!

Future Wips:-

Oak Crest by Maisie Howarth in the Autumn 2015 issue 14 of Pom Pom Quarterly

Briochealicious by Andrea Mowry (Dreareneeknits) for Killtocraft Brioche KAL

HOARDINGS:-

The Uncommon Thread yarn ‘Lush Worsted’ in colourway ‘Confetti’

Cat notebook from Homebird House

Custom Order from Baerenwolle for the Brioche Kal

Project bag from The Fawn and The Fox etsy store owned by the lovely Lara of ‘Thefawnknits’ podcast. Love the fabric, it’s so durable, stands up well, and ample sizing. Using for my 2 x100g DK weight shawl and fits everything in.

SWAPS:- With Lara, from the The fawn knits podcast. Catch Episode 9 where Lara also shares my swap package 🙂

What I’ve been doing:-

  • I fell down the concrete stairs
  • Visited a friend down south for a birthday
  • Seaside visit
  • Unity Hall free show volunteer as a tea lady

Other notes:-

  • Forum Chat Room Meet ups!

 

Post up a date and a time and we can meet and chatter about anything and everything and socialize with one another.

 Question for you lovelies?!

Do you like seaside visits?!

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