Today’s stash hiding space was shared by Liz-Knitz on Ravelry. Thank you for sharing your secret with us, Liz!
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Knit Along News
*The Too Much Candy Knit Along
By the time this episode is published, the Too Much Candy Knit Along will be finished and two lucky knitters will have won two awesome prizes. Grand prize winners and special category honorees will be named in episode 10 that will air on November 26th. Thank you to all who participated!
*Future Knit Along to begin in the new year!
–“The Knitter’s Book Club”
–A 3 month knit-along, read along and discussion to begin January and end in March 2018.
–We will read “A Stash of One’s Own” by Clara Parkes and knit a project designed by one of the contributers.
–We plan to host Google Hang Outs on the last Friday of each month.
–A special discussion thread will be added in our Ravelry group.
–We will create a bundle with project ideas if you should feel “stuck”.
–More information will be released with future episodes. We are so excited and needed to share the news with you right away!
What We are Wearing
Tara has worn the Simee Dimeh shawl by Romi Hill and the Marin Shawl by Ysolda Teague. Tara’s sons, Leo and River, have worn their Christmas in July sweaters by Tanis Lavallee and So Faded by Andrea Mowry.
Ashley wore Afternoon Tea by Helen Stewart, knit by her friend, Heather. Ashley wore a vintage Kaffe Fassett sweater dress to the theatre. This beautiful dress was knit by a customer of Woolworks in Baltimore, MD. Ashley also wore Ducky Socks.
Tara is daydreaming about the Damejakkaloppa by Pinneguri. Tara apologizes for mispronouncing the designer’s name! (Sorry!)
Ashley is imaginary knitting numerous WIPs!
Hot Off the Needles
Ashley finished Churchmouse Yarn and Tea’s Basic Christmas Stocking with Woolstok yarn. She finished The Little Pumpkin Hat in Rowan Summerlite DK. Ashley designed this cute hat! This time around, she upsized the pattern for a toddler. If you are interested in these changes, check out the notes on her Ravelry project page.
Tara finished the Exploration Station by Stephen West just in time for the New York State Sheep and Wool Festival in Rhinebeck, NY. Tara gifted this shawl to her friend, Lis, that vends at the festival under the name Heirlooms.
What We are Working On
Both Tara and Ashley experienced a few misadventures! Tara purchased several skeins of Domestic Worsted by Magpie Fibers.
Tara also purchased an entire sweater quantity of Periwinkle Sheep’s Bulky base in the Black/Turquoise colorway.
Ashley purchased a beautiful advent mini-skein set by Nox Yarns. She is unsure how she will use the yarn, whether it will be for a shawl, sweater or something else entirely. Suggestions needed!