Episode 3. In which not a lot has happened

 

 

Unfortunately I was unwell this week so not a lot has happened.

What I’m Knitting on:

The Cloudbusting Cardigan.

Got another repeat done on the sleeve.Out of Cascade 220 and Jarol pure british wool on 4 & 4.5mm needles (US size6&7)

 

Sienna’s Cowl

On some left over Drops Lima on 4mm (us size 6)

Socks for Emily

Some toe ups out of some self striping I dyed yonks ago, on 2.25mm needles (US size 1)

Aestlight Shawl

Pattern by Gudrun Johnston on 4mm needles (us size 6) out of Juno Fibre arts Alice Sock island colour way

Some more hexipuffs out of various fingering weight scraps. pattern is the Beekeepers quilt by Tiny Owl knits

 

Paper Crafts

Diamond Garland from the latest issue of Mollie Makes

Spinning

Still spinning the Falkland from the last episode, finished second bobbin. Next up plying! 4oz fibre from Knitty and Colour.

I began spinning a gradient for a colourwork cowl. From some merino tops I got from the Handweavers Studio.

 

Reading and listening to

Re-read the Sandman The wake by Neil Gaiman

Audible,

finished The Gathering storm by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson

now listening to Towers of midnight by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson

What we talk about when we talk about Love Raymond Carver

Fables book one by Bill Willingham

I mention The Court of the Owls by Scott Snyder, it’s good!

Watching

Stan Lee’s Lucky Man

Batman Bad Blood

Marco Polo – One Hundred Eyes

I’ll record again next Monday! Have a great week everyone!

North One Knitting Episode 2!

 

Happy New Year and welcome back to episode 2!

What I’m Knitting on:

The Cloudbusting Cardigan.

my own pattern, but design nabbed off the Kate Bush Video. Out of Cascade 220 and Jarol pure british wool on 4 & 4.5mm needles (US size6&7)

Fleet Jumper

Again, a random cable pattern in my head. knit out of Rico essentials alpaca blend chunky on 4.5 &5mm needles (US size 7&8)

Socks for Emily

Some toe ups out of some self striping I dyed yonks ago, on 2.25mm needles (US size 1)

Some more hexipuffs out of various fingering weight scraps. pattern is the Beekeepers quilt by Tiny Owl knits

Finished Objects

Effra Cowl for Jackie and for ME, out of some unknown stash yarn and Some super wash merino core spun stash yarn. on 6.5mm needles (US size10 1/2)

Knitted Narwhal, Narwhal and Whale pattern by Eskimi makes.

THE STAR WARS JUMPER!!

Sewing

Got lots to sew out of my new books The Sylish Dress book by Yoshiko Tsukiori and She wears the Pants Yuko Takada.

Spinning

Still spinning the Falkland from the last episode, onto the second bobbin. 4oz fibre from Knitty and Colour.

I have a plan to spin a gradient for a colourwork cowl. From some merino tops I got from the Handweavers Studio.

I also mention the ever so awesome Judith Mackenzie.

A Book review of sorts

The sweater Book by Sasha Kagan

I’m aware I saw AMAZING and AWESOME a lot in this section. And I stand by it still. coz it is!

Reading and listening to

Re-read the Sandman The wake by Neil Gaiman

Audible,

The Gathering storm by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson

Consider Phlebas by Iain M Banks

Watching

Comet on netflix

Shadows and Fog

and of course, the Force awakens.

 

see you in two weeks, happy crafting!

North one knitting. Episode One

Well hello. Welcome to the first episode. Still finding my feet so bear with me while I get into the swing of things.

I’m currently knitting on 
Star Wars jumper out of Drops Lima. Pattern is one in my head, sort of making it up as I go, on 3.25mm and 4mm needles, that’s US size 3 and 6.
Some handspun Bfl alpaca on 2.25mm needles, that’s US size 1
Finished objects
Crowley socks by Alice Yu . Knit on 2.75mm needles, US size 2, on some MCN I dyed a few years ago. project page is here.
Mums Christmas Socks out of some more MCN hand dyed by me a few years back. Knit on size 2.5mm needles that’s US size 1 1/2. Pattern is Wendy D Johnson’s Toes up sock with Gusset Heel.
Spinning
4 oz Braid of Faulkland in the Holocene colour way by Knitty in colour. Spinning on my Lady bug Wheel.
Sewing
I’ve been sewing some window covers, snore snore. more fun things next time hopefully.
I’m currently reading/listening to 
and just finished
Watching
and looking forward to seeing The Force awakens too!
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you all!
see you back in two weeks