Episode 12: Back On Track

June 29, 2014


Thanks to everyone who contacted me during the week, I always love hearing from you! 


In The Studio

  • I talk about finally finishing all my orders...yipeee

In the Mail

  • H + T Studio Pattern wallet...LOVE!
  • Northbound Knitting - beautiful fibres - SW Merino in Dreamland, Grey Shetland and Silk in Mixed Bouquet, Polwarth in Brassica
  • Softrope - Gorgeous Soft Single in colourways Iris and Harnko
  • Gale's Art - Wonder Sock Yarn in colourways Graffiti and Asphalt and Crystal Blue Persuasion

Works In Progress

  • Dotted Rays by Steven West, knit out of our new speckled colourway Neon and Grey, my project can be seen here.
  • Vanilla Socks for Paul in the Opal Van Gogh colourways called The Bridge.
  • Monkey socks by Cookie A out of Leading Men Fibre Arts - Showcase base in the Harvest colourway.  This will be my Hand-Dyed KAL project.  I LOVE these!

Finished Objects

  • Vanilla Socks using the Opal Van Gogh colourways called Sunflowers in a Vase.  These are are the socks that remind me of ripe bananas, which I now call my Banana Socks!
  • Rivington Cowl by Kirsten Kapur - my project can be seen here - knit out of Skein Top Draw Sock in the Milk Opal colourway and Merino Cashmere Fingering in the Nori colourway.
  • Feather and Fan Comfort Shawl knit out of my new, long colour repeat yarn in the Top Draw Sock base.  My project can be seen here.


  • No spinning this week!

Future Knits

  • Worsted Boxy by Joji Locatelli - hoping to knit this out of a new Speckle Dyed colourway (which is yet to be named) in Skein Worsted.  You can hear Joji being interviewed over on the wonderful Yarniacs podcast.

What's on my bookshelf

Colour Inspiration on Instagram

  • I have a hashtag on Instagram where I was hoping you guys might post pictures that include colours that inspire you.  It would be great to build an inspiration board with plenty of colour combination ideas.  use #colour2cre8 if you would like to join!


  • Junes podcast giveaway is a box bag from H+T studio!  Winners choice of box bag, to enter head over to H+T Studio's etsy shop and then post your favorite item in the ravelry prize thread.  One entry per person and you must be a member of the group to be eligible for a prize.  I'll use a RNG to pick a number from the prize thread, the giveaway will be open until the 3rd July, winner will be announced in the following podcast.  Thank you to H+T Studio for their generous donation!


  • I talk about my first podcast KAL which will run until August 7th. 


  • Knit or Crochet any project from some hand-dyed yarn, doesn’t have to be Skein, can be from ANY hand-dyer or even your own hand-dyed yarn.  You can also use handspun yarn that was spun from hand-dyed fibre.


  • To be eligible for a prize you must:

    • be a member of the group
    • post a picture of your finished item in the prize thread along with a link to the dyers shop.


  • KAL starts 7th June and will run until 7th August.

Please feel free to join our ‘Skein’ Ravelry group. I’m k10 on Ravelry and you can find me on Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Facebook.  Post questions, suggestions or feedback here on the blog or over on our Ravelry group.  Skein Studio is available on  iTunes.  You can watch this episode over on Libsyn, rss feed can be found here.

Thanks for watching!