We are currently away until Monday October 9.  All orders placed from August 24 to October 8 will ship when we return to the studio. If you're trying to contact us via email or our contact page, please know that we'll get back to you as soon as we return to work.

We are currently away until Monday October 9.  All orders placed from August 24 to October 8 will ship when we return to the studio. If you're trying to contact us via email or our contact page, please know that we'll get back to you as soon as we return to work.

Episode 25: Reading Colourways

October 23, 2014 0 Comments

 

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

 

In the studio

  • Yarns heading to Yarn Glorious Yarn and The Yarn Co
  • Catching up on custom orders!

 

Works In Progress

  • 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
  • Loop by casapinka - I'm using Skein Merino Silk Sport in Electric Blue and Slinky in Morning Mist.  We are having a Loop KAL over on the Skein Ravelry group, if you have a skein if Skein yarn that you would like to knit into a Loop shawl then come and join us!

 

Reading Colourways

  • How do you tell if a hand-dyed colour will pool?  I tell you how :)

 

October Podcast Giveaway

  • Win a digital copy of The Shetland Trader Book 2 by Gudrun Johnston
  • Prize thread will be open from 18th October - 8th November.  Winner will be chosen using a RNG and announced in the podcast following the 8th November.
  • To enter post in the prize thread a) What is your favorite pattern from this book? b) What colour would you knit this pattern out of?
  • One entry per person, must be a member of the group to enter.

 

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!