Retreating

We are excited to announce the Geeky Puffin Knit Palooza retreat, taking place from 29 October to 1 November 2015 in Edinburgh. Sign ups will be open from 1 December 2014. There’s a Ravelry group at http://www.ravelry.com/groups/geeky-puffin-knit-palooza,  for chatter, announcements and other fun and the website will be up soon.  Yay!

Episode 51 #UFO

Show notes

Prizes! – see the Ravelry group for details

Comfort Knitting KAL

Finished Objects

None!

Works in Progress

Aislinn (CustomFit) by Amy Herzog using Debbie Bliss Blue Faced Leicester DK in Sage on 4mm/ US 6 needles

Old Bones by Ashley Knowlton using Posh Yarn Elinor Aran in No Excuses on 4.5mm/US 7 needles

Blurred Lines Socks by Megan Williams using Twisted Limone Tangy in Country Garden on 2.5mm/US 1.5 needles

Vanilla Socks using Regia Eskimo Color 4-ply in 6856 (Grau) on 2.25mm/US 1 needles

Spinning

In Progress

Rainbow Clouds Biffle Fibre (Blue Faced Leicester) by Easyknits.co.uk

Digging

Maes Howe and some photos of the inside can be seen here, together with a webcam showing the midwinter solstice sunrise. Click on ‘About Maes Howe’ to view the pictures

Book recommendation

Last Days of the Bus Club by Chris Stewart

Episode 50 #comfortknitting

Show Notes

Prizes! – see the Ravelry group for details

Comfort Knitting KAL

Finished Objects

Pin Striped Socks by Julia Swart using Trailing Clouds Mind the Gap on 2.5mm/US 1.5 needles

Cloud on Her Shoulders by Diana Troldahl using Debbie Bliss Paloma

Works in Progress

Aislinn (CustomFit) by Amy Herzog using Debbie Bliss Blue Faced Leicester DK in Sage on 4mm/ US 6 needles

Old Bones by Ashley Knowlton using Posh Yarn Elinor Aran in No Excuses on 4.5mm/US 7 needles

Blurred Lines Socks by Megan Williams using Twisted Limone Tangy in Country Garden on 2.5mm/US 1.5 needles

Spinning

Finished Objects

Jump 1042 hand blended fibre by HilltopCloud

Orange Rolags by Unwind Yarn Company

In Progress

Rainbow Clouds Biffle Fibre (Blue Faced Leicester) by Easyknits.co.uk

Shiny New Things

Cascade Heritage Sock Yarn and Heritage Hand Paints

Textured Batt by Spin City UK

Langdale Aran in Algae and Green Tea by Eden Cottage Yarns

Isle of Arran

Episode 49 Coffee, Ice Cream and Yarn Fumes

Show notes

Finished Object

Something Silver by Veera Valimaki in Wendy Jubilee DK using 4.5mm/ US 7 needles

Works in Progress

Pin Striped Socks by Julia Swart using Trailing Clouds Mind the Gap on 2.5mm/US 1.5 needles

Cloud on Her Shoulders by Diana Troldahl using Debbie Bliss Paloma

Spinning

Jump 1042 hand blended fibre by HilltopCloud

Shiny New Things

Details to follow asap

Digging

North Leigh Roman Villa

Coffee and Ice Cream

Small Batch Coffee Company

Gelato Gusto

Shop News

The next knitrundig shop update will be on Saturday 19 July

Episode 48 Clamour

Show Notes

Upcoming Events

UnwindBrighton 12-13 July 2014 – UK podcaster meet up at 1pm on Saturday 12 July
Knit Alongs/Prizes

For details please see the knitrundig group on Ravelry

Current KAL is any pattern by Rachel Coopey and ends 16 May.

Works in Progress

Something Silver by Veera Valimaki in Wendy Jubilee DK using 4.5mm/ US 7 needles

Purple Purl by Julia Temiseva using Into The Whirled Polwarth/Silk in Children of Time – my handspun 2-ply

Spinning

SSK in 100% Polwarth by Gale’s Art

Hill Radnor washed fleece from HilltopCloud

Shiny New Things

Exmoor Horn Turquoise Gradient from HilltopCloud

Spring BFL/Tussah Silk by Fibernymph

Archaeology

Rollright Stones

Shop News

The next update will be on Friday 18 April.

There will be a Woodland Life club starting in May 2014, pm or email me if you would like further details.

 

Episode 47 Aimless

Show Notes

Upcoming Events

UnwindBrighton 12-13 July 2014 – UK podcaster meet up at 1pm on Saturday 12 July
Knit Alongs/Prizes

For details please see the knitrundig group on Ravelry

Current KAL is any pattern by Rachel Coopey and ends 16 May.

Works in Progress

Something Silver by Veera Valimaki in Wendy Jubilee DK using 4.5mm/ US 7 needles

Purple Purl by Julia Temiseva using Into The Whirled Polwarth/Silk in Children of Time – my handspun 2-ply

Spinning

SSK in 100% Polwarth by Gale’s Art

Shiny New Things

Titus from Baa Ram Ewe in Mild

Stuff a Sock in It in Silver Lining from Purple Goddess Designs

Archaeology

Roman Bath

Shop News

The next update will be on Friday 11 April.

There will be a Woodland Life club starting in May 2014, pm or email me if you would like further details.