CH 178: Confetti, KALs, and a question!

Helen —  June 21, 2017 — Leave a comment
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Today on the show I talk about how my new WIP obsession–the Confetti Pullover–is going, update you on some KALs and announcements, and ask you a question about what you’d like to hear from Curious Handmade this summer.

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On this week’s episode of the podcast I mentioned, that I wanted your opinion – last year I put together a Summer Series of some pre-recorded episodes before I headed to Australia, and I want to do it again. But this this time, I’d love to do something a bit collaborative, almost like a little virtual retreat for us over the months of July and August.

I’m cooking up a few ideas but I want to hear your thoughts and requests. What would you like to hear from Curious Handmade over the next couple of months? Is there something that would inspire or motivate you to go deeper into your own creativity for a few weeks? What kind of participation would you enjoy?

Whatever we decide to do, it doesn’t have to be summer-exclusive: I know there’s plenty of cooler weather in the southern hemisphere right about now and I don’t want to leave you guys out, either! You can get in touch with me by leaving a comment on this post here or messaging me on Ravelry–I’d really love to hear from you!

Show Links:

Elizabeth’s Squam blog post

East London Knits Podcast interview with Karen Templar

Walcot Yarns Opus

Yarngasm Podcast

Summer of Lace KAL

Summer of Basics-Along

Box O’ Sox KAL

Sock Bash KAL

Camp Loopy KAL

Curious Handmade KAL news:

GLYC Anniversary KAL

To celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Great London Yarn Crawl here will be a KAL for Fireflies Rising starting on the 1st of July and running until the 5th of September!

Fireflies Rising Shawl.

Dream Big Collection

Yarn in the City’s GLYC Anniversary KAL thread

Sprite’s Fen KAL

Sprite’s Fen

The Sprite’s Fen Mini KAL for members of The Shawl Society Season II is running from 1 June to 6 July 2017.
There will be some gorgeous prizes from Seven Sisters Arts and Julie Asselin for randomly selected entries posted in the FO thread by the 6th of July!

What’s in the WIP:

Confetti by Veera Välimäki

Those are all our links for this week. Happy knitting until next time!

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