Episode 13: Flood

July 04, 2014


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


In General

  • Flooded front yard!
  • Cool winter weather calls for lots of yummy winter food


In The Studio

  • Wholesale and update
  • I talk about my week thinking about expanding Skein

In the Mail

  • Stray Cats Socks - Found on Etsy.  I bought two lovely colourways Luigi and Momentum

Works In Progress

  • Dotted Rays by Steven West, knit out of our new speckled colourway Neon and Grey, my project can be seen here.  I also show off my wonderful H+T Studio Pattern Wallet which fits perfectly into my much loved Fat Squirrel Fibers bag!
  • 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!  These are kept in my Bling You String Bag which I received as a part of her club which I HIGHLY recommend you try!  I said she had an etsy shop, but looks like she has opened up a shop on her own website.
  • Tea Leaves Cardigan by Melissa LaBarre using Skein DK in the Blue-Blooded colourway

June Prize

  • I announce Junes podcast giveaway which is a box bag from H+T studio!  Thank you to H+T Studio for their generous donation!

New July Prize

  • I announce July givaway - Two Gradient yarns up for grabs.  There will be two winners chosen (a gradient each). To enter post your favorite colour combination in the prize thread.  You must be a member of the group to join, contest starts July 4th and will end August 4th.  Winner will be chosen using a RND and announced on the podcast.


  • 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.


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!


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