Episode 38

September 09, 2015


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

Cardigan KAL/CAL!

We're having a cardigan KAL/CAL!  Be great if you could join in, here are the details:

  • KAL/CAL will run from 13th August and end on the 13th November and will be held over in our Ravelry Group, check it out here
  • Knit or crochet any cardigan of your choosing using hand-dyed yarn from any dyer, could also be a yarn that you have hand-dyed.
  • To be eligible for a prize you must follow the rules above and post a picture of your finished item in the KAL/CAL thread.
  • Prizes!  1. A sweater quantity of Skein yarn, winners choice of base and colourway 2. A sweater sized project bag and notions pouch mage by the lovely Ganache (thank you :D)

Summertide MKAL

  • The Summertide Shawl MKAL is almost ready to begin!  If you haven't yet joined, the wonderful Helen Stewart has given us a discount code to share with you!  Use the code SKEIN25 to receive 25% off the pattern!  Valid until 10th September when the first clue is released (cant wait!!).  So come join in the fun!


Future Project AKA Project Planning

  • The Summertide Shawl MKAL by Helen Stewart AKA Curious Handmade - I'm using Skein Uptown Sock in the colourways Knight and Misty Sea (see above pic).
  • Japanese pattern - still deciding which one, it will definitely be a Michiyo pattern (love her designs).  I talk about Japanese patterns, see the blog post here.  If your keen to knit or crochet a Japanese pattern with me, let me know!
  • Simple Skyp Socks by Adrienne Ku - these will be for my Dad, I'll be using Skein BFL Sock in the Weekend Escape colourway.


    What's Hot


    • Regan by Isabell Kraemer - I'm using Skein Shimmer in the Honeybunch colourway.  Loving it!


    In The Mail

    • Madeline Tosh Merino Light in the colourway Holi Festival and Unicorn tails!  Thanks so much Helen!!


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