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My name is Fay and this is my audio and video podcast for those that love fibre crafts, particularly crochet. This podcast is sponsored by my online crafting company, Provenance Craft Co.
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There is one whopper of a finished object this month and it’s a garter stitch knitted blanket in RiverKnits Nene 4ply (Main colour is Silbermond and then it uses 12 x 20g mini skeins).
I love how this worked up, but it was quite a time commitment, coming in at about 65 hours of work. The pattern is due to be released shortly and RiverKnits will have kits available. Alternatively, you could use nuggets of scrap yarn or any yarn advent calendar.
DESIGNS IN PROGRESS
I have just started a new blanket design which is called Fall into Winter and makes use of the riche autumn and winter shades available in John Arbon Textiles Harvest Hues range.
I’m using the aran/worsted weight wool which is 65% Merino and 35% Zwartbles (200m/219yds per 100g).
I’m using Blue Spruce as the main colour, then Flax, Bracken, Russet and Pomegranate for the contrast colours.
The yarn I am using is from a 500g British Wool Cone from Wooly Knit in colourway Cinnamon Brown. The 500g cone cost me just £16!
FEEDING THE HABIT
Olann yarn were from mystery bags that I bought. I didn’t know what was going to arrive and I love what did! 3 x 425m per 100g sock yarn, 4 x 80m per 20g 100% merino and 1 x 80m per 20g sock yarn.
West Green Lofts yarn was a pressie from my friend Bec. The colour way I called Kringle (425m per 100g)
Mr. & Mrs. Rabbit is a knitted sock design in waiting. I bought 100g of their Deluxe High Twist Merino Sock Yarn (365m per 100g) in the colour way After the Party and 5 x mini skeins in the same yarn base.
Scheepjes Stonewash was bought for a new blanket design that may require lots of colours. I wanted to try a new cotton base and know that the Stonewash yarn works up nicely at 130m per 50g.
QUICK NEWS BEATS
1 - The next Global Hook Up is on Saturday 18th December at 8pm (GMT) and Sunday 19th December at 9am (GMT). Go to www.zoom.us and use code 475 047 5819 and passcode WOOL.
2 – A Festive Woolly Quiz is planned for 30th December at 8pm. www.zoom.us 475 047 5819 password WOOL.
That is it from me. I will be back on the 7th of January.
KEEP IN TOUCH
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ABOUT THE PODCAST
My name is Fay and this is my audio and video podcast for those that love fibre crafts, particularly crochet. It’s a community for people that like to support their fellow humans regardless of race, gender, sexuality, ability, size or age. I hope you feel the welcome embrace and love of the Crochet Clan.
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