Monday, December 19, 2016

Episode 21


FOs
2016 Christmas Ornament by Little House Needleworks - 40 ct. Pearled Barley (recommended threads except I used GAST Oatmeal instead of CC Khaki Mocha).

Joyfulness Little Sheep Virtue by Little House Needleworks - 40 ct. Vintage Examplar and DMC threads (1 over 2).

Knitted Round Dishcloth - Kitchen Cotton and US size 7 needles.




WIPs

Garden Club Series by Blackbird Designs - 40 ct. Vintage Buttercream and GAST (1 over 2).

Little Sheep Virtues by Little House Needleworks - 40 ct. Vintage Examplar (all on same piece of linen) and DMC (1 over 2).

4 Seasons by Lizzie Kate - 40 ct. Vintage Country Mocha and Weeks Dye Works (1 over 2).

Peppermint Twist Ornament by Little House Needleworks - 32 ct. Vintage Pear and CC, WDW and DMC (2 over 2).

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Episode 20


  • Garden Club Series by Blackbird Designs 

40 ct. Vintage Buttercream by Lakeside Linens and GAST (1 over 2)

  • Love Never Fails by Barbara Ana Designs using 40 ct. Vintage Meadow Rue and DMC (1 over 2).
  • Queen of Harvest by With Thy Needle & Thread using 40 ct. Legacy by Picture this Plus and various cotton hand-dyed threads (1 over 2).  
  • Little Sheep Virtues Joyfulness by Little House Needleworks using 40 ct. Vintage Examplar and DMC (1 over 2).
  • Isabella Fox by Gigi R using 40 ct. Vintage Sand Dune and various hand-dyed silk threads (Attic Needleworks conversion - 1 over 2).  
  • Wheaten Wrap by Anne Hanson using Knit Picks Palette in Huckleberry Heather (size US 4 Nova Platina Interchangeable circular needles). 
  • Blueberry Waffle Socks by Sandy Turner using Hedgehog Fibres Sock in Teacup (Size US 1 Nova Platina circular needles). 

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Episode 19 - Lots of Finishes!


FOs
  • All Creatures Great and Small by Barbara Ana Designs - 40 ct. Vintage Country Mocha by Zweigart and Anchor Threads (1 over 2).

  • Goodness and Grace by Shepherd's Bush - 32 ct. Stepping Stone by R&R Reproductions and various silk and cotton threads (1 over 2).
  • Sampler Hill by With Thy Needle & Thread - 40 ct. Vintage Pecan Butter by Lakeside Linens and various cotton threads (1 over 2). 
  • Morning Yearning Shawl by Sarah Rose - Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light "Vermillion."  

WIPs
  • Blueberry Waffle Socks by Sandy Turner using Hedgehog Fibres Sock "Teacup."
  • Anniversaries of the Heart by Blackbird Designs - 40 ct. Vintage Meadow Rue by Lakeside Linens and various cotton threads (1 over 2). 




Friday, October 21, 2016

Episode 18

Hey Everyone!  It's been an exciting couple of weeks here in SC.  First, we had Hurricane Matthew (only minor damage and branches down at our house, thankfully) and then it was the Stitching at the Beach Retreat in Myrtle Beach. 


FOs
  • Jenny Bean's Halloween Sampler by Shakespeare's Peddler (I forgot to share this in my video - I will show it next time).  
40 ct. Vintage Pearled Barley, Limited Edition GAST (1 over 2)
WIPs
  • All Creatures Great and Small by Barbara Ana Designs using 40 ct. Vintage Country Mocha by Zweigart and Anchor threads (1 over 2). 
  • Hannah Coates 1848 by Hands Across the Sea Samplers using 40 ct. Fawn by Lakeside Linens and DMC threads (1 over 2). 
  • Goodness and Grace by Shepherd's Bush using 32 ct. linen and threads that came in the kit (1 over 2). 
  • Blueberry Waffle Socks by Sandy Turner using Hedgehog Fibres Sock "Teacup."
Stash
  • Two fat eighths of 40 ct. linen by Silkweaver and Chart w/threads and fabric by Hands on Design (sold at Down Sunshine Lane booth at the retreat). 
  • Various Charts and Magazines from the swap table at the retreat. 

Saturday, October 01, 2016

Episode 17


FOs
  • Two baby hats using Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino

WIPs
  • Jenny Bean's Halloween Sampler by Shakespeare's Peddler using 40 ct. Vintage Pearled Barley and Sampler Threads (1 over 2). 
  • Blueberry Waffle Socks by Sandy Turner using Hedgehog Fibres Sock "Teacup."
  • Test Knit Shawl by YarnPoetry using Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light "Vermillion."
Stash
  • From In Stitches in Alexandria, VA - A fat 1/4 of 40 ct. Vintage Fawn by Lakeside Linens and two reproduction samplers: Martha Edes 1745 by NeedleWorkPress and Hannah Coates 1848 by Hands Across the Sea. 

  • From Fibre Space in Old Town Alexandria, VA - Two balls of Debbie Bliss Cashmerino for the baby hats and a "Pretty Cheep" project bag.   

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Episode 16


FOs
  • None
WIPs
  • All Creatures Great and Small by Barbara Ana Designs - 40 ct. Vintage Country Mocha using Anchor (1 over 2)
  • Sampler Hill by With Thy Needle & Thread - 40 ct. Pecan Butter using Classic Colorworks, Gentle Arts and Weeks Dye Works (1 over 2). 
New Starts!
  • The Rampant Cats Sampler by Barbara Ana Designs - 40 ct. Vintage Fawn using DMC (1 over 2).
  • Love Never Fails by Barbara Ana Designs - 40 ct. Vintage Meadow Rue using DMC (1 over 2).
  • Test Knit for YarnPoetry using Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light in Vermillion.
Stash from 123stitch.com

Saturday, September 03, 2016

Episode 15




FOs
  • Must Stash Pippi Socks
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Must Stash Yarn in the Pippi colorway, size 2.25 mm needles
WIPs
  • All Creatures Great and Small by Barbara Ana Designs - 40 ct. Vintage Country Mocha by Zweigart using Anchor threads (1 over 2). 
  • Sampler Hill by With thy Needle and Thread - 40 ct. Pecan Butter by Lakeside Linens using various cotton threads (1 over 2). 
  • Sleeping Princess by Mirabilia - 32 ct. Wren by Picture this Plus using DMC (2 over 2). 
  • Village of Hawk Run Hollow by Carriage House Samplings - 40 ct. Vintage Sand Dune by Lakeside Linens using Needlepoint Inc. Silks (1 over 2).
  • A Merry Hart by Plum Street Sampler - 36 ct. Legacy by Picture this Plus using Classic Colorworks threads (1 over 2). 
  • Caroline Broomhead by Plum Street Antiques - 40 ct. Legacy by Picture this Plus using Belle Soie and Dinky Dyes (1 over 2). 

Stash
From Stitch and Frame Shop in Rock Hill, SC


  • A Merry Hart by Plum Street Samplers and Caroline Broomhead by Plum Street Antiques.
  • Linen - 40 ct. Legacy by Picture this Plus and 40 ct. Vintage Country Mocha by Zweigart. 

From 123stitch.com
  • Threads for Plum Street patterns
  • 4 Seasons patterns by Lizzie Kate
  • 35 ct. Straw linen by Weeks Dye Works

From The Scarlet Letter
  • Elizabeth Sheffield
Facebook Group for VoHRH stitch along - https://www.facebook.com/events/1827989664097589/

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Episode 14


FOs

My Land by Shepherd's Bush


30 ct. Parchment by WDW, various silk threads (1 over 2)

WIPs

Pebble Beach Shawl by Helen Stewart


Madelinetosh Prairie "Well Water," size US 4 needles


Sleeping Princess by Mirabilia - 32 ct. Wren, DMC (2 over 2)

All Creatures Great and Small by Barbara Ana Designs - 40 ct. Vintage Country Mocha, Anchor threads (1 over 2)

Stash
None!

Mesh bags can be found at 123stitch.com or other online and/or brick and mortar cross stitch shops.

Friday, August 12, 2016

Episode 13


FOs
Gratitude Boxer by Lizzie Kate
40 ct. Legacy linen by Picture this Plus, Weeks Dye Works (1 over 2)
WIPs
My Land by Shepherd's Bush

All Creatures Great and Small by Barbara Ana Designs

New Start
Sleeping Princess by Mirabilia (yes, I'm going to do a Mirabilia!)


Stash
Mirabilia chart from Down Sunshine Lane, linen and beads from 123 Stitch (see above)

No Knitting this time!

Flosstube Mention
Danielle - Stitcherista




Saturday, August 06, 2016

Episode 12 - Two Finishes and Lots of Wips (again)!


FOs

Pure Joy Shawl


Happy by Lizzie Kate (bonus chart from the "Things Unseen" mystery sampler charts)



36 ct. Heritage (I think) by Silkweaver, Weeks Dye Works threads (1 over 2)

WIPs

All Creatures Great and Small by Barbara Ana Designs


40 ct. Vintage Country Mocha, Anchor threads (1 over 2)
1837 Crown Sampler by Plum Street Antiques

My Land by Shepherd's Bush



30 ct. Parchment by Weeks Dye Works, Various silk threads (1 over 2)

Gratitude by Lizzie Kate


40 ct. Legacy by Picture this Plus, Weeks Dye Works (1 over 2)


New Start


Polly Kirby Sampler by Barbara Ana Designs



40 ct. Legacy linen by Picture this Plus, DMC threads (1 over 2)


Stash


Gratitude Boxer kit by Lizzie Kate





Saturday, July 16, 2016

Episode 11 - Two Finishes (Knitting and Stitching) and Lots of Stitching WIPs!



FOs

Summer in Nantucket by Plum Street Samplers


35 ct. Confederate Grey by Weeks Dye Works and Various hand-dyed cotton threads (1 over 2)

3 Color Cashmere Shawl by Joji Locatelli



WIPs

Pure Joy by Joji Locatelli

Chalk Squared - A Moment in Chalk by Hands on Design


35 ct. Gunmetal Linen by Weeks Dye Works, Gentle Art threads (1 over 2)

Grand Olde Flag by With Thy Needle & Thread 




All Creatures Great and Small by Barbara Ana Designs

Spanish Mystery Sampler by Shakespeare's Peddler

The Token by Long Dog Samplers



Stash

From Stitch and Frame Shop in Rock Hill, SC

Shepherd's Bush "This Land" and Lakeside Linen - 40 ct. Vintage Maple Sugar and Meadow Rue



Bloggers and Podcasters Mentioned

Faye - Carolina Stitcher
Karen - Karen's Handiwork
Charlene - Needle in Hand
Natasha
Siobhan - Notes from Blue Hen Hollow - Click here to see her beautiful progress on Victorine Delacroix.  And Click here to see Laurie's progress on Victorine on her blog or here to see her progress and finish on Instagram. 
Abi - Bellastitch

Saturday, July 02, 2016

Episode 10

Hi Everyone!  Hope your summer is going well!  I can't believe I'm already at episode 10!  Time has flown!!  



FOs
None :(

WIPs
All Creatures Great and Small by Barbara Ana Designs

Chalk Squared - A Moment in Chalk by Hands on Design
35 ct. Gunmetal by Weeks Dye Works, GAST and DMC (1 over 2)


3 Color Cashmere Shawl by Joji Locatelli

Older WIPs
Frances Pool by With Thy Needle & Thread

Kind Fond Love by Brenda Keyes (The Sampler Co.)

40 ct. Vintage Lt. Examplar by Lakeside Linens, DMC (1 over 2)

Village of Hawk Run Hollow by Carriage House Samplings

Frances Eden by Handwork Samplers - Link to Paulette's Frances Eden framed by Jill Rensel. 

Future Project
Patriotic Poppies by With Thy Needle & Thread


Podcast Mentioned
Abi of Bellastitch



Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Episode 9 - Stitching and Stash!

Hi Everyone!

We're back from steamy and wet Florida and came back to even hotter South Carolina.  Hope you enjoy episode nine!


FOs
None

Knitting WIPs
Must Stash Vanilla Toe-up Socks
Must Stash Perfect Sock in "Pippi" - Size 2.25 Nova Platina 32" circular needles

Stitching WIPs
Plum Street Samplers - Summer in Nantucket
35 ct. Confederate Grey by Weeks Dye Works - Various hand-dyed cotton threads (1 over 2)
Barbara Ana - All Creatures Great and Small
40 ct. Vintage Country Mocha by Zweigart, Anchor threads (1 over 2)
With Thy Needle & Thread - Sampler Hill
40 ct. Vintage Pecan Butter by Lakeside Linens and various cotton hand-dyed threads (1 over 2)

Hands on Design - Chalk Squared
35 ct. Gunmetal Linen by Weeks Dye Works, Gentle Art Sampler Threads (1 over 2)
Stash

Lots of wonderful stash from The Stitch and Frame Shop in Rock Hill, SC.  

Bloggers Mentioned

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Friday, May 20, 2016

Episode 7 - More Stitching than Knitting (again)!


FOs


36 ct. Vintage Pearled Barley by Lakeside Linens, Weeks Dye Works (1 over 2)

Shepherd's Bush "My Home Fob" from the Shepherd's Fold 2014 series

32 ct. hand-dyed linen, various hand-dyed cotton and silk threads (1 over 2)

WIPs

The Scarlett House "Sarah Redfearn 1826"

40 ct. Examplar by Lakeside Linens, Belle Soie and Dinky Dyes silks (1 over 2)
Blackbird Designs "1861 - Antique Sampler" from the "In Friendship's Way" booklet. 

Toe-up Vanilla Sock using Must Stash Perfect Sock in the "Pippi" Colorway

Stash

Blackbird Designs and With Thy Needle & Thread Charts from 123stitch.com

I forgot to mention that I received a sock yarn mini exchange package from Karin (Gehirnlos22 on Ravelry).  It was so sweet - Thank you Karin!


Saturday, May 14, 2016

Episode 6 - Lots of Stitching!

 
FOs
  • No Finished Objects this week.
Knitting WIPs
  • Pure Joy by Joji Locatelli using Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light. 
Stitching WIPs
Stash
  • Must Stash Perfect Sock in Pippi.
  • 40 ct. Vintage Country Mocha Linen by Zweigart and Anchor threads for All Creatures Great and Small. 
 
 

Friday, April 29, 2016

Episode 5



FOs
  • Fine and Dandy Socks by The Sweater Co. using One Twisted Tree Prime Sock and Knit Picks Stroll.  These are for the #fineanddandykal being run by Jaclyn of the Brooklyn Knitfolk podcast and the #boxosoxkal being run by Kristin of the Yarngasm Podcast. Probably not going to make the KAL deadline for the Knitfolk Podcast. 


WIPs
  • Pure Joy by Joji Locatelli using Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light.
  • 3 Color Cashmere Shawl by Joji Locatelli using Hedgehog Fibres Skinny Singles and Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light.  I found the perfect pink!
Current Stitching
  • Things Unseen by Lizzie Kate using 36 ct. Vintage Pearled Barley by Lakeside linens and Weeks Dye Works. 
Future Projects
Stash
  • Minis in an exchange from Dianne (knitsublime on Ravelry) in Cananda.
  • I visited my no-so-local yarn shop (Prena Knits) in Georgetown, SC.  I got two skeins of Juniper Moon Farm Sabine, one skein of KFI Indulgence Cashmere and one skein of Malabrigo Sock. 
Handspun Yarn Winner is Annie! She was the first person to comment on my previous post!  Congrats Annie!