Episode 218: For the Love of Colorwork


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Thank you for tuning in to Episode 218 of the Down Cellar Studio Podcast. Full show notes with photos can be found on my website. Click here.

This week’s segments included:

  • On the Needles, Hook or Bobbins
  • Brainstorming
  • From the Armchair
  • In my Travels
  • KAL News
  • On a Happy Note
  • Quote of the Week
On the Needles, Hook or Bobbins

Pink Moon Sweater

  • Pattern: Pink Moon by This.Bird.Knits. $8 US Pattern available on Ravelry and on the This.Bird.Knits Site.
  • Needles: US 5 & 7 (3.75 & 4.5 mm)
  • Yarn:
    • Sweitzer Fiber Mill unknown (gray)- Rhinebeck 2019
    • Lisa Daschinger Wools (mustard)- Farm Fiber Day’s Russell’s Market January 2020
    • mur yarn merino cashmere fingering (pink)- Barcelona 2019
    • Rowan Alpaca Classic (pink) Staci’s Stitches- LYS
    • Marroon- Handspun
  • A little bit of lace in the yoke above the colorwork- Pink held double w/ alpaca. First time using a fuzzy yarn
  • Ravelry Project Page
  • I have about 6-10 rounds of colorwork left! So addictive. Have had to stop and make myself stretch and then switch to another project.

Fall is My Favorite Socks

  • Yarn: Woolens & Nosh sock in the Fall is my Favorite Colorway
  • Needles: US 1.5 (2.5 mm)
  • Pattern: OMG Heel by Megan Williams
  • Ravelry Project Page
  • Yarn: Woolens and Nosh is a Pro Shop Sponsor for the Pigskin Party- 40 points
  • Pattern: OMG Heel- Pro Shop – 40
  • Project Bag: Cookie & Bees– Snack Shack Sponsor- 20 points
  • 100 points + yardage
  • First sock is done. Cuff on the second is nearly done!

Millie Margaret Shawl (worsted)

  • Yarn: Woolens & Nosh Millie Margaret Kit (Pigskin Party Exclusive) in the Ashenvale Colorway
    • 3 100g skeins of Woolens & Nosh. 2 skeins of the Ashenvale self-striping for either end. 1 skein of the dusty purple for the center panel.
  • Needles: US 10 (6.0 mm)
  • Pattern: Millie Margaret (worsted) by Jennifer Lassonde
  • Ravelry Project Page
  • 40 pts for Pro Shop Sponsor Pattern
  • 60 pts for Pro Shop Exclusive Kit

Three Waters Farm Superfine Merino

Baker Street Socks

  • Yarn: Knit Picks Felici and in the Baker Street Colorway & Knit Picks Stroll in Navy
  • Needles: US 1.5 (2.5 mm)
  • Pattern: OMG Heel by Megan Williams
  • Ravelry Project Page

I shared details about the potentially ridiculous number of projects I’m packing for my trip to Florida.

From the Armchair In My Travels

Tune in to hear about my visit to Scratch Supply Co. in Lebanon, New Hampshire. I was so excited to meet Karen and Jessica. I’m working on a video so if you’re not already subscribed to my channel on YouTube: Down Cellar Studio, check it out!

I also shared stories about a recent camping trip to Vermont and sleeping in Dan’s hammock.

KAL News

Pigskin Party ’21: Official Hashtag: #DCSPigskinParty21

Important Links:

Special Highlights on This Episode:

On a Happy Note
  • I ordered Legacy Fiber Artz Advent Calendar!
  • I’m signed up for another Advent Swap through the Between Knits & Purls YouTube Channel/Ravelry Group. Sign ups for this close on 10/16/21. Check out their Ravelry Post for details.
  • Outdoor yoga!
  • Riley & Millie’s softball games.
  • Apple Picking! My Favorite Day of the Year (Patrons, check out a video in your feed!)
  • Visiting with Tom who brought us a bunch of beer!
Quote of the Week

“You only need to know the direction, not the destination. The direction is enough to make the next choice.” -James Clear

Thank you for tuning in!

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