Friday, April 08, 2016

Episode 3 - Knitting and a Little Stitching Too!

Hey Everyone!  Well, I'm back again.  Something about doing this podcast has really energized me with my crafting!  I love thinking about my projects and yarn I'd like share.  Some of you left comments about missing my stitching, so I decided to pull it out and put a few stitches in some of my more recent wips.  Thank you so much for watching and the support!

Matthew's Rainbow Socks - 56 stitches
Manic Pixie Dream Yarn - Zoey Base "Cloudy with a Chance of Rainbows." 

Wildes Meer Shawl by Kristin Lehrer of Voolenvine Yarns
Nice & Knit - 100% Superwash Merino Fingering yarn "High Tide" 
Teal Beads 

Waiting for Rain Shawl by Sylvia Bo Bilvia
Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light "Composition Book Gray"

Malabrigo Nube - 100% Merino "Piedras" colorway (Spinning 15:1)

Previously Finished Spinning
100% Natural BFL - 350 yards (2 Ply - spun and plied 6:1)
Nest Fiber Club for February - Love Apple 100% Superwash Merino (3 ply - Spun 15:1, plied 12:1)

Cross Stitch
Blackbird Designs - 1861 Antique Sampler - From the booklet "In Friendship's Way" (Started 8/22/15)
CC and GAST on 36 ct. Legacy Picture This Plus

Northwest Sampler Guild - Charlote Clayton
40 ct. Vintage Sand Dune, NPI silks

Future Projects
Fine and Dandy Socks using One Twisted Tree Prime Sock in "Stop & Smell the Peonies!"

Stash from Warm and Fuzzy in Cary, NC
Life in the Long Grass "Garden Party" and "Splash"
Quince & Co. Chickadee "Caspian" to make "Lucy Mitts" by Dawn Catanzaro
Ordered online after I got home:
Life in the Long Grass "Winter City"
Phydeaux Yarn "Calypso" 


  1. I LOVE seeing you and watching your podcast !! Good job! Your knitting and spinning is amazing. Of course, you know I love your stitching too !! Hugs dear friend !!

  2. What Cari said-I love the teal shawl. I too have been doing more knitting than stitching. I want to get some socks going too. Your podcast is inspiring me to get in gear. Love watching - not enough hours in the day nor days in the week. Gardening is just around the corner for me so I need to get things finished. Keep up the podcasts Xoxo

    1. Thanks Karen!! I really appreciate your kind words!

  3. I'm enjoying your podcasts Nicole! Great job...... That Blackbird book is awesome isn't it??? Keep up the great work~~