Episode 51 – Make May-nia!

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Show Notes:

Finished Makes
Easy Peasy Vanilla Stripey Socks – Using Sockmatician’s Toe-Ups by Nathan Taylor. Knit Picks Felici in the Teacup colorway.

Makes in Progress (MIPs)
Mix 34 Cowl Cowl by Susan Lawrence. Yarn is Shibui Knits Staccato and Silk Cloud in Lime colorway. Bag is by Little Skein in the Big Wool. US6 needles; Signature Needle Arts.

Dragon Wing Cowl by Jessie Rayot. Yarn is Cascade Yarns Luminosa in the Emerald colorway. Size US8 needles. Next step is to drop some stitches and pick them back up per the pattern. MEEP! Fantastic video by Jessie on YouTube of how to do this. Progress Keepers by A Homespun House/Sucre Sucre Miniatures

Cross Stitch Corner
– DONE! Forest by Satsuma Street
Stitchmaynia

  • Started the Crafter’s Manifesto by Satsuma Street, with needle minder by A Needle Runs Through It.
  • To Start this month: finish an old halloween project by Waxing Moon Designs – Leaves Turn Gold, start Autumn B01 by Lizzie Kate, start Peace On Earth christmas banners by Satsuma Street, and start Wool Ewe be my Neighbor by The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery.
  • After May: start Verano by Satsuma Street

Batter’s Box

  • Spring socks for mamma using stash Elm Street Yarns in a OOAK (One of a Kind) Tittlemouse Tea Party colorway. Might be vanilla using Sockmatitian’s recipe again.
  • Avon Calling Yarn by Legacy Fibre Artz & pins. Summer Dreams by Marcela Chang for the Summer Garment MAL – May 1 to Aug 3. NEW PRIZE – GeorgeAnne of Stitching Plaza
  • He’ mo Leanan Kilt Hose by Anne Carroll Gilmour

New Treasures

  • Shirt & progress keeper by Shelli Can
  • Bag by Sandy by the Lakeside and some lovely gifts from her!

Book Review & Giveaway
Tickled PINK ~ 2 designers, 4 indie dyers, 8 PINK-tastic patterns by C.C. Almon & Dami Almon of Java Purl Designs

Community Cork Board
All details from Community Cork Board can be found here!

Giveaway Winners
Bride by the Sea Shawl by Jenn Sheelen – Winner: ChristineDC
The Only Way Is Up! Cowl by Naomi, aka CosyCuteKnits – Winner: ocdknitcase

Upcoming Giveaway
After the Rain Kit with a new sock design by the same name by Becky of Stringing it Together (SopranoKnits), yarn by Gabi Gabigails of Once Upon a Corgi (Shop & YouTube) and a beaded progress keeper (cute umbrella!) by Hannah TheCornerOfCraft of The Corner of Craft Etsy Shop and YouTube Channel. Release of the kits are on Saturday, May 19th. Stay tuned to their accounts for more information on the timing. Amount TBD.

What I’m listening to
Nicole of the The gentle knitter podcast recommended a new to me blog and podcast Tog and Thel by Daki of A Duckling Knits blog

Backstage Knitting

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Film Equipment/Software:
Filmed on an Iphone X using Apple TV & TV as a monitor, and Filmic Pro as software.
Edited on iMovie

Filmed on May 13, 2018. Happy Mother’s Day!

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