Episode 26: Long Time No See

November 15, 2014


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


Catch up!

  • Holiday fun


Works In Progress

  • Luxor by Anne Hanson - slight pattern alteration adding my own heel, gusset and toe.
  • 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!



  • NBK fiber - Shetland/Silk in the Bouquet colourway


In the mail

  • BIG thank you to Julia for my lovely birthday gift!
  • BIG thank you to Aryn from Bling Your String for the project bag
  • BIG thank you to Craft Sessions for the 'thank you' package
  • I sow off my new Karbonz interchangeable needle set.



October Podcast Giveaway (a digital copy of The Shetland Trader Book 2 by Gudrun Johnston)  - Winner announced!!


November Podcast Giveaway

  • Win a copy of the Clairière shawl by Playsweetmusic PLUS two skeins of Skein Merino Cashmere Fingering (winners choice of colour) to make the shawl.
  • This time the prize thread is over on the blog - entries close 8th December.  Winner will be chosen using a RNG and announced in the podcast following the 8th December, I will also contact the winner by email.
  • All you have to do is tell us which two Skein colours you would choose to make this beautiful shawl! 
  • One entry per person, please.
  • Thank you to Anna Martina, of Playsweetmusic for donating a copy of the pattern for the prize kit.  You can see more of Anna's designs here.

Skein Mannequin

  • Yes I have dressed her lol! This week she is wearing the lovely Hitchhiker shawl by Martin Behm, my pattern page can be seen here.


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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