Friday, May 24, 2019

Episode 60



Stitch Maynia Continued
  • #10 (May 20th) - Quaker Garden Register by Blackbird Designs (From the "And Blossom as the Rose" book) - 32 ct. Legacy by Picture this Plus, Weeks Dye Works cotton threads (1 over 2). 

  • #11 (May 21st) - Bird's Eye View by Kathy Barrick - 40 ct. Parisian Taupe by Silkweaver, NPI silk threads (1 over 2). 
  • #12 (May 23rd) - Wild and Sweet by Blackbird Designs (from "The Bells on Christmas Day" book) - 36 ct. Oaken by Picture this Plus, Weeks Dye Works cotton threads (1 over 2). 
  • I also worked on my 6th start, Summer in Bloom - Drum Pinkeep by Blackbird Designs (from the "Maria Selby Humphrey - 1831" book) - 36 ct. Wren by Picture this Plus, cotton threads (1 over 2). 

Knitting WIPs

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Episode 59


Knitting FO

  • Impressionists Shawl by Helen Stewart - Madelinetosh Twist Light - Leopard, Birch Gray and Yarn Experiments Monkey Sock - Meet me in Charlotte.

Stitch Maynia

  • #1 (May 1st) - The Winter is Past by Blackbird Designs (from In Friendship's Way book) - 40 ct. Sand linen by Picture this Plus, cotton threads (1 over 2).  Finished 5/2/19.  
  • #2 (May 3rd) - Hen Peck by Plum Street Samplers - 36 ct. Oaken by Picture this Plus, cotton threads (1 over 2). Finished 5/9/19.
  • #3 (May 5th) - Garden Urn Pinkeep by Samplers Not Forgotten - 36 ct. Vintage Pear by Lakeside Linens, cotton threads (1 over 2).  Finished 5/5/19.

  • #4 (May 7th) - Caroline Broomhead 1838 by Plum Street Antiques - 36 ct. Ligonier Latte by R&R, silk threads (1 over 2). 
  • #5 (May 9th) - A Gentleman's Daughter by Plum Street Samplers - 40 ct. Vintage Maple Sugar by Lakeside Linens, cotton threads (1 over 2).  
  • #6 (May 11th) - Summer in Bloom - Drum Pinkeep by Blackbird Designs (from the Maria Selby Humphrey book) - 36 ct. Wren by Picture this Plus, cotton threads (1 over 2). 

  • #7 (May 13th) - Black Capped Chickadee by Heartstring Samplery (from the Bird Collection III chart) - 36 ct. Wren by Picture this Plus, cotton threads (1 over 2). 
  • #8 (May 15th) - Be Happy, Humble & Kind by Brenda Gervais - 40 ct. Vintage Lt. Examplar by Lakeside Linens, cotton threads (1 over 2). 
  • #9 (May 17th) - Where by Heart Blooms by Blackbird Designs - 36 ct. Prim Gray by Dames of the Needle, cotton threads (1 over 1 and 1 over 2). 
Knitting WIPs
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Saturday, May 04, 2019

Episode 58


WIPs
  • Sarah Casey Unwin 1848 Sampler by Chessie & Me - 36 ct. Vintage Pearled Barley by Lakeside Linens, cotton threads (1 over 2).
  • Milk & Cream Co. by Plum Street Samplers - 40 ct. Vintage Pecan Butter by Lakeside Linens, cotton threads (1 over 2). 
  • Pink House Sampler by Plum Street Samplers - 40 ct. (was Park City Blend by R&R - I washed it and now it's just cream), cotton threads (1 over 2).
  • Spring at Hollyberry Farm by Stacy Nash Primitives - 36 ct. Legacy by Picture this Plus, cotton threads (1 over 2). 

  • His Eye is on the Sparrow by Heartstring Samplery - 40 ct. Legacy by Picture this Plus, cotton threads (1 over 2. 
  • Mary Gail by The Scarlet Letter - 45 or 46 ct. Vintage Autumn Gold by Lakeside Linens, DMC (1 over 2). 

  • Summer at Hollyberry Farm by Stacy Nash Primitives - 35 ct. Old Mill Java by R&R, cotton threads (1 over 2). 
  • Snooty Parrots Sampler by Barbara Ana Designs - 40 ct. Vintage Examplar by Lakeside Linens, various silk threads (1 over 2). 

Stitch Maynia Starts
  • #1 (May 1st) - The Winter is Past by Blackbird Designs (from In Friendship's Way book) - 40 ct. Sand linen by Picture this Plus, cotton threads (1 over 2).  Finished 5/2/19.  

  • #2 (May 3rd) - Hen Peck by Plum Street Samplers - 36 ct. Oaken by Picture this Plus, cotton threads (1 over 2).
Knitting
  • Impressionists Shawl by Helen Stewart - Madelinetosh Twist Light - Leopard, Birch Gray and Yarn Experiments Monkey Sock - Meet me in Charlotte.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Episode 57


WIPs
  • Sarah Casey Unwin 1848 Sampler by Chessie & Me - 36 ct. Vintage Pearled Barley by Lakeside Linens, cotton threads (1 over 2). 
  • Milk & Cream Co. by Plum Street Samplers - 40 ct. Vintage Pecan Butter by Lakeside Linens, cotton threads (1 over 2). 

Knitting WIPs
  • Impressionists Shawl by Helen Stewart - Madelinetosh Twist Light - Leopard, Birch Gray and Yarn Experiments Monkey Sock - Meet me in Charlotte. Size US 6 (4.5 mm) ChiaoGoo interchangeable needles. 
  • Toe-up Plain Vanilla Sock - Life in the Long Grass - Garden Party.  Size US 1 (2.25 mm) needles (magic loop). 
Stitch Maynia Projects

  1. Make it Do by Heartstring Samplery - 32 ct. Legacy by Picture this Plus, cotton threads. Faye’s finished project (Carolina Stitcher). 
  2. A Gentleman’s Daughter by Plum Street Samplers - 40 ct. Vintage Maple Sugar by Lakeside Linens, cotton threads. 
  3. Black Capped Chickadee by Heartstring Samplery - 36 ct. Wren by Picture this Plus, cotton threads. 
  4. The Winter is Past by Blackbird Designs (from In Friendship’s Way booklet) - I think it’s an older dye-lot of 40 ct. Legacy by Picture this Plus, cotton threads. 
  5. Hen Peck by Plum Street Samplers - 36 ct. Oaken by Picture this Plus, cotton threads. 
  6. Summer in Bloom Drum Pinkeep by Blackbird Designs (from Maria Selby Humphrey - 1831 booklet) - 36 ct. Wren by Picture this Plus, cotton threads. 
  7. Bird’s Eye View by Kathy Barrick - 40 ct. Parisian Taupe by Silkweaver, NPI silk threads. 
  8. Quaker Heart Sampler by Examplars from the Heart - 36 ct. Castlestone linen, silk threads. 
  9. Where My Heart Blooms by Blackbird Designs - 36 ct. Parisian Taupe by Silkweaver, cotton threads. 
  10. Garden Urn Pinkeep by Samplers Not Forgotten - 36 ct. Vintage Pear by Lakeside Linens, cotton threads. 
  11. Be Humble, Happy & Kind by With Thy Needle & Thread - 40 ct. Vintage Lt. Examplar by Lakeside Linens, cotton threads. 
  12. Summer Stars Pin Cushion by Blackbird Designs (from A Stitcher’s Journey booklet) - 40 ct. unknown linen, cotton threads. 
  13. A Farmer’s Wife by Barrick Samplers - 40 ct. Ink Spot Black by R&R Linen, silk threads. 
  14. The Lily of the Valley by Blackbird Designs (from And Blossom as the Rose booklet) - 32 ct. Legacy by Picture this Plus, cotton threads. 
  15. Wild and Sweet by Blackbird Designs (from The Bells on Christmas Day booklet) - 36 ct. Oaken by Picture this Plus, cotton threads. 
  16. Caroline Broomhead by Plum Street Antiques - 36 ct. Ligonier Latte by R&R or 40 ct. Legacy by Picture this Plus, silk threads. 

Sunday, April 07, 2019

Episode 56


FOs
  • Soul Sisters by Plum Street Samplers - 32 ct. Bramble by Picture this Plus, cotton threads (1 over 2). 
  • Darling Buds of May by Blackbird Designs - 40 ct. Legacy by Picture this Plus, cotton threads (1 over 2). 

WIPs

  • Sarah Casey Unwin 1848 Sampler by Chessie & Me - 36 ct. Vintage Pearled Barley by Lakeside Linens, cotton threads (1 over 2). 

  • Pink House Sampler by Plum Street Samplers - 40 ct. (was Park City Blend by R&R - I washed it and now it's just cream), cotton threads (1 over 2). 
  • Spring at Hollyberry Farm by Stacy Nash Primitives - 36 ct. Legacy by Picture this Plus, cotton threads (1 over 2). 
  • His Eye is on the Sparrow by Heartstring Samplery - 40 ct. Legacy by Picture this Plus, cotton threads (1 over 2. 

  • A Saviour's Praise by Shakepeare's Peddler - 40 ct. Vintage Country Mocha by Zweigart, cotton threads (1 over 2). 
  • Mary Gail by The Scarlet Letter - 45 or 46 ct. Vintage Autumn Gold by Lakeside Linens, DMC (1 over 2). 
  • Dorothy Walpole by The Scarlet Letter - 40 ct. Vintage Pecan Butter by Lakeside Linens, AVAS Soie d'Alger silk threads (1 over 2). 
Knitting WIPs
  • Impressionists Shawl by Helen Stewart - Madelinetosh Twist Light - Leopard, Birch Gray and Yarn Experiments Monkey Sock - Meet me in Charlotte.
  • Toe-up Plain Vanilla Sock - Life in the Long Grass - Garden Party.  Size US 1 (2.25 mm) needles (magic loop). 
Stash
  • A Saviour's Praise by Shakespeare's Peddler PDF Chart from Kitten Stitcher
  • Liberty's Welcome and Heritage Sampler by Plum Street Samplers from 123 Stitch
  • Caroline Broomhead by Plum Street Samplers from eBay. 
  • 36 ct. Ligonier Latte by R&R Reproductions from Fire Poppies

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Episode 55


FOs
  • Merrily, Merrily We Welcome Spring by Blackbird Designs - 36 ct. Oaken By Picture this Plus, called for hand-dyed cotton threads (1 over 2).

WIPs
  • Pink House Sampler by Plum Street Samplers - 40 ct. Park City Blend by R&R, called for cotton theads (1 over 2).
  • Soul Sisters by Plum Street Samplers - 32 ct. Bramble by Picture this Plus, called for cotton threads (1 over ). 
Stash
  • From The Stitch & Frame Shop in Rock Hill, SC - Blackbird Designs Books - Our Lasting Friendship, Ooh La La and The Bells on Christmas Day.  Two fat quarters of 36 Picture this Plus linen - Heartland and Sand. A Gentleman's Daughter by Plum Street Sampler and The Stitching Life by Heartstring Samplery. 

  • From Fire Poppies - When Flowers Bloom by With Thy Needle & Thread, Thread Drops and 40 ct. Old Massachusetts Linen.




Saturday, March 02, 2019

Episode 54


FO's
Sarah Redfearn by The Scarlett House - 40 ct. Vintage Examplar by Lakeside Linens and the called for silk threads with two exceptions: I used Gentle Arts Lexington Green instead of Belle Soie Shepherd's Pasture and Belle Soie Tortoise Shell instead of Belle Soie Chocolat. 


WIP's
Merrily, Merrily We Welcome Spring by Blackbird Designs - 36 ct. Oaken By Picture this Plus, called for hand-dyed cotton threads (1 over 2).


Cosmic Girl by Nadia Cretin-Lechenne - Hedgehog Fibres Skinny Singles in Graphite and Cheeky. 


Stash
From Country Sampler in Spring Green, WI - threads and linen for Ann Wright. 


Saturday, February 16, 2019

Episode 53


FOs
  • Suburban Wrap by Joji Locateli - Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light in El Greco, Antler and Sugar Plum.
WIPs
  • Merrily, Merrily We Welcome Spring - 36 ct. Oaken by Picture this Plus, various cotton hand-dyed threads (1 over 2).
  • Spring at Hollyberry Farm by Stacy Nash Primitives - 36 ct. Legacy by Picture this Plus, Gentle Arts Sampler Threads (1 over 2). 
  • Sarah Redfearn by The Scarlett House - 40 ct. Vintage Examplar, Various hand-dyed silk threads (1 over 2). 
  • Soul Sisters by Plum Street Samplers - 32 ct. Bramble by Picture this Plus, cotton threads (1 over 2).
  • Milk & Cream Co. by Plum Street Samplers - 40 ct. Vintage Pecan Butter, cotton threads (1 over 2). 

Knitting WIPs
  • Impressionists Shawl by Helen Stewart - Madelinetosh Twist Light - Leopard, Birch Gray and Yarn Experiments Monkey Sock - Meet me in Charlotte.
  • Snowflower by Heidi Kirrmaier - Cascade 220 Superwash - Charcoal, Silver Gray and White. 
  • Chevron Baby Blanket by Espace Tricot - Hobby Lobby I love this Cotton - Pewter, Dove and White. 
  • Spa Day Facecloth by Anne Mancine - Hobby Lobby I Love this Cotton - Pewter. 
New Stash
  • Plum Street Samplers - Hen Peck, Milk & Cream Co., Soul Sisters and True Friendship.  
  • Stacy Nash Primitives - Spring at Hollyberry Farm.  
  • The Scarlett House - Mary Cook 1795.
  • With Thy Needle & Thread - Good Deeds.
  • Haslemere Educational Museum - Mary Gibson 1824
From the Country Sampler in Spring Green, WI - Sarah Casey Unwin 1848 by Chessie & Me with 36 ct. linen and cotton hand-dyed threads and Jane Stanwix 1843 by Samplers Revisited also with 36 ct. linen and cotton hand-dyed threads. 

Saturday, December 01, 2018

Episode 52


FFO
  • Martha Pudsey 1835 by The Scarlett House - 40 ct. Vintage Meadow Rue, NPI silks (1 over 2). 
WIPs
  • Merrily, Merrily We Welcome Spring - 36 ct. Oaken by Picture this Plus, various cotton hand-dyed threads (1 over 2).

 
  • Feliz Navidad by Blackbird Designs - 40 ct. Legacy by Picture this Plus, various cotton hand-dyed threads (1 over 2). 
  • Brick House Sampler by With Thy Needle & Thread - 40 ct. Vintage Pecan Butter by Lakeside Linens, various cotton hand-dyed threads (1 over 2).
  •  Moulin Rouge by Long Dog Samplers - 40 ct. Vintage Examplar by Lakeside Linens, Gloriana silk in Rosewood (1 over 2). 

  •  Snooty Parrots Sampler by Barbara Ana Designs - 40 ct. Vintage Examplar, various hand-dyed silk threads (1 over 2). 
Knitting
Suburban Wrap by Joji Locateli - Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light in El Greco, Antler and Sugar Plum. 

Stash
From The Stitch and Frame Shop - Merrily, Merrily We Welcome Spring kit, Peppermint & Holly w/36 ct. Shadow linen by Picture this Plus and Merry Wishes. 

Monday, November 12, 2018

Episode 51




FO's

  • Oct. 31st by With thy Needle & Thread - 40 ct. Legacy Linen by Picture this Plus using the called for threads. (1 over 2). 

Stitching WIP's
  • Sarah Redfearn by The Scarlett House - 40 ct. Vintage Examplar, Various hand-dyed silk threads (1 over 2). 
  • His Eye is on the Sparrow by Heartstring Samplery - 40 ct. Legacy by Picture this Plus using the called for hand-dyed cotton threads (1 over 2).

  • Friend's of the Hart by Plum Street Samplers - 40 ct. Sand by Picture this Plus, hand-dyed cotton threads (1 over 2).  
Knitting WIP's
  • Albuquerque Sunset by Casapinka - Madelintosh Tosh Merino Light - Astrid Gray and Hedgehog Fibres Sock - Pheasant.  
  • Suburban Wrap by Joji Locatelli - Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light in El Greco, Antler and Sugar Plum.
  • Powder and Dust Shawl by Veera Valimaki - Madelinetosh Twist Light in Birch Gray, Yarn Experiments Monkey Sock - Meet me in Charlotte. and Malabrigo Sock in Eggplant.  
Stash
  • From The Stitch and Frame Shop - In All Things Be Exceedingly Dilligent by Needlework Press, 40 ct. Sand by Picture this Plus and 40 ct. Vintage Pecan Butter and Strawflower by Lakeside Linens.
  • From Katrina Boyd - Ann Wright 1726 by Samplers Not Forgotten.
  • From my dad - Love Abide by La-D-Da and Merry Be Your Christmas by Abby Rose Designs.