Ch 111: Sock Anticipation and Take Heart

Helen —  February 12, 2016 — Leave a comment
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In today’s episode I enthuse about the gorgeous array of sock yarn waiting to be whipped up into wonderful socks, and talk about Take Heart, a beautiful book of patterns that I’ve recently fallen in love with.

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What’s in the WIP:

Magic Cake Ruffle Shawl by Paula Emons-Fussle from The Knitting Pipeline

Secret new shawl design! using Copper Corgi’s Gradient set in Peacock

Show Links:

I went on a lovely little binge of video podcasts, sock yarn, and project bags this week.

Susan B. Anderson’s video podcast

How I Make My Socks pattern by Susan B. Anderson

Octopus, Turtle and Raccoon toys by Susan B. Anderson

Egg to Owl pattern by Susan B Anderson

A Homespun House video podcast

Voolenvine Yarn

Yarngasm video podcast

Inside Number 23 video podcast with Katie

Katie’s Instagram MissLavellia on Ravelry

Shinybees Podcast

Skein Australia Yarn – Top Draw Sock

Hedgerow Yarns

Suffolk Socks

Little Bobbins Video Podcast

Mrs Browns Bags

Grocery Girls Video Podcast

I review the wonderful Take Heart Collection by Fiona Alice from Pom Pom Press.

Check out the KAL hosted by Dani and Deb for this wonderful book with the hashtag #lkbtakeheartalong on Instagram

Handmaiden Yarn

Chester Basin Hat and Mitts in Border Mill Alpaca Tweed

#takeheartalong

Ketch Harbour wrap in Kettle Yarn Co Islington

Lunenburg Harbour socks in Toft Alpaca

I’m very excited that Barbara from Stitching up Paris has a new guide to all the best sewing and knitting shops in Paris:

That’s all the links I have for this week! Happy knitting!

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