Episode 22: Warp

September 26, 2014


Welcome to the Skein Studio podcast!  Thanks to everyone who contacted me during the week, I always love hearing from you.


I mention two podcasts during this episode


In the studio

  • I talk about our new yarn bases which are coming soon!
  • I mention my new electric skein winder from Crazy Monkey Creations


Works In Progress

  • Dotted Rays by Steven West, knit out of our speckle dyed colourway Neon and Grey on the Merino Cashmere Fingering base.  My project can be seen here
  • Japan Sleeves by Joji Locatelli - I'm using Skein Merino Cashmere Fingering in the Rye and Tickled Pink colourways.  My project can be seen here.  l also mention my new shop addition which are hand-dyed project bags by Kimi Silks


Finished Objects


All three are my new designs which will be available soon as free downloads.

  • Aloft - Australis DK
  • Leeway - Australis Merino Bamboo DK
  • Hitch - Australis Merino Bamboo Chunky


In the Mail

September Podcast Giveaway

  • Win a Kimi Silks hand-dyed project bag!
  • Prize thread will be open from 12th September - 8th October.  Winner will be chosen using a RNG and announced in the podcast following the 8th October.
  • To enter post in the prize thread a) What is your favorite yarn weight? b) What is your favorite fibre blend? (eg. I like sock yarn in a merino/cashmere blend)
  • One entry per person, must be a member of the group to enter.
  • Thank you to Kimi Silks for the podcast donation, check out her beautiful shop over on Etsy.


Colour Inspiration on Instagram

  • I have a # 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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Thanks for watching!