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Episode 38

Helen Giddens

Here are the show notes for episode 38.

Anouncements

I announce the winner of my 500 subscriber giveaway.

I announce a new KAL, the Small And Mighty KAL. Details of the KAL can be found in the Ravelry group chatter thread. But it will run from the 1st-28th Feb.

Diversity in Knitting - I touch briefly on the current conversation in the knitting community around racism and diversity in the knitting community and discuss my plans for making the podcast more inclusive.

If you want to read more about this then please head over to the instagram pages of the following people.

@su.krita, @astitchtowear, @thecolormustard, @ladydyeyarns, @booksandcables, @frannemade

Designer Focus

I introduce a new segment to the podcast, my designer/dyer focus. This will touch on new to me designers/dyers and give me a chance to share some of there work with you. I feel like this will give me a chance to support other makers in the community and hopefully introduce you to patterns and yarns you may not have seen before.

This week I showcase Noriko Ho - Norichan Knits. The Patterns I share are:

Kimber
Viola
Lady Olivia
Rivoletto Mitts
Butterfly Wings
Steggie
Twitterpated

Finished Objects

Jasper's Balaclava
Pattern: Elf Ribbed Pixie Balaclava by My Cherry Blossom Knits
Yarn: Gnomes Acres
Colourways: Under The Tree
MCN fingering weight held double

Candy Cane Socks
Christmas eve cast on
Pattern: Candy Cane Socks by Ellie (Craft House Magic)
Yarn: Down Sheepy Lane
Colourway: Holiday Cheer
80% SW Merino, 20% Nylon - Fingering weight

Gradient Sample Sock
Yarn: Giddy Yarns
Colourway: January Blues
75% Sw Merino, 25% Nylon - Fingering Weight
5x 20g skeins

Crocus Hat
Pattern: Crocus Hat by Knitting Expat
Yarn: Giddy Aunt Yarns
Colourway: Blackcurrant Jam
100% Superwash Merino DK

Works In Progress

Jemima Socks
Patten: Jemima by Kay Jones (Bakery Bears)
Yarn: Golding Yarns
Colourway: Great Scott!
75% SW Merino, 25% Nylon - Fingering weight

Prairie Fire
Pattern: Prairie Fire by Tin Can Knits
Yarn: Dyed by me
100% SW Merino DK

New Cast Ons

Kimber Hat
Pattern: Kimber by Norichan Knits
Yarn 1: Skein Yarn
Colourway:
100% SW Merino - single ply fingering weight
Yarn 2: Drops Silk Haze
Colour:
 
Newborn Vertebrae
Pattern: Newborn Vertebrae by Kelly Van Niekerk
Yarn: Giddy Yarns
Colourway: Unnamed
75% SW Merino, 25% Nylon

Yarny Goodnes

incoming from:
Down Sheepy Lane
Lay Family Yarns
Henny Penny Makes

Shop News

My collaborator for the March Cupcake Club is Hannah from The Corner Of Craft

 


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