Episode 2: Tongue Tied!

Jumped off the needles: FOs Nothing this week.


Needle to Needle: Wips (time stamp 1:29)

Land of Lakes by RhyFlower Knits VenomousFlower out of Log House Cottage Yarns in the Moss Greens and Gray kit she dyed up just for this design.

Twinke Twinkle Baby Blanket by Helen Stewart out of Loopd & Threads Snuggly Wuggly in Lavender on size 4.5 mm (US 7) needles.


Jumping on the needles: Up next (time stamp 8:59)

Swatching for my Zweig by Caitlin Hunter out of Polka Dot Creek Zweig set 75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon in the Toffee and Smores colourways.


In the Stash Drawers: Acquisitions (time stamp 9:59)

Boss Lady Yarn Co set from Jenn in fingering on her Miss Independent base Single Ply Super wash Merion in Silver Hair Don’t Care, Ivy Green and Yvy for a 3 colour shawl coming out in one of my new designs. I had it all planned and then I saw the yarn…my mind is going crazy with possibilities….


Cog Yarns from Colleen in Dk Super wash Merino in the Autumn Thoughts colourway.
Something squishy coming with this.

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Lofty Loops Yarns from Allison in her Lofty DK Superwash Merino Nylon in
(left) Sushi for Lunch and (right) Loam colourways for a shawl and hat or mitt combo.

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Norwegian Sock Yarn

What started out as me sending a Norwegian knitter David’s Tea has turned into an amazing friendship. Bente and I have so much in common and we love teasing each other and we do not talk each other off the buying yarn shelf….

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Left side to to bottom: Top: Colorful Zebra.
Lollipop Sprinkle, Lily Pond, Desert Sunset. Bottom: Serengeti Horixon

Right Side top to bottom:
Icelandic Blue, Hango, Green Parakeet.

Cute bowl I found at Home Sense, had to be a yarn bowl.

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Designer Madness: My designs (time stamp 19:19)

Testing callouts: I have started a thread in my podcast group on Ravelry. If you are interested in testing you can notify me there.

The Soaring Cowl testing is done and I am compiling all the testers notes and hope to have the pattern out next week.

I have started a shawl design out of Creek Gardens Crafts Pima Cotton DK in the Harvest colourway and I am loving knitting with Pima Cotton it is almost butterly.

I am using the Forming Shawls and their Charts by Francis Danoy who is also known as Aroha Knitsavailable on Ravelry and Kate Atherley’s Beginner’s Guide to Writing Knitting Patterns.


On the Shelves: Etsy updates (time stamp 22:30)

Lots of new stitch markers went into the shop last weekend.
I have some bags in the works at the moment, stay tuned.


Wallet Savers: Coupon Codes

I have an ongoing coupon code in my shop for 15% off, use TTS15 at checkout.


TTS first giveaway!!!

Fire Fly Fiber Arts gave me 2 of these row counter rings, one for me and one for a viewer now is your chance to win this ring.

Prompt: What is your favourite way to keep track of your rows, maybe there are gadgets out there knitters do not know about.

Rules: Must be a member, one post per person, no chatter in the thread.

Draw Date: I will draw a winner next time I podcast.

Happy knitting and don’t drop your stitches!!

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