CH 34: Georgie Baby Blanket + looking forward to Unwind Brighton

Curious Handmade Podcast 34

Today I’m catching up with What’s in the WIP, Events and knit along news. I’ve launched a new design, the Georgie Baby Blanket as part of the Dream Big collection and am getting very excited about Unwind Brighton happening this weekend.

Thank you to my show sponsor:

Juno Fibre Arts is an artisan yarn and fibre company producing a unique hand dyed collection of yarns and spinning fibres for handknits, spinning, felting and weaving. The Juno studio is located in the grounds of an old, working farm in rural Devon, surrounded by British countryside and the range draws inspiration from its stunning pastoral setting.

Juno yarn is dyed in small and exclusive batches and is available in limited editions on the Juno Arts Etsy shop so look out for the monthly shop updates towards the end of each month.

What’s in the WIP

Custom Fit Pullover

Custom Fit – “CustomFit makes custom patterns for hand-knit sweaters. It takes your choices, your body, and your hand-knit fabric and produces a pattern perfectly suited to you.”

I haven’t cast on this yet but have been stalking Custom Fit projects.

Erin and Jessica mention Custom Fit in their recent Double Knit episode 93

I’m keen to delve more into Amy Herzog’s Knit to Flatter course on Craftsy

and join in with the Knitting Pipeline Craftsy KAL.

Amy Herzog Knit to Flatter Craftsy Course

(Please note – I am a Craftsy Affiliate and the above is an affiliate link)

Georgie Baby Blanket

The Georgie Baby Blanket is the June pattern for the Dream Big collection and was released this week.

Georgie is an easy baby blanket or throw in a fresh modern style.

You can buy it on Ravelry here.

Georgie Baby Blanket by Curious Handmade

Curious Collective DKAL

Week 1 of the Curious Collective 2014 is now live.

Join in the DKAL on the Curious Handmade Ravelry board here.

You can buy the pattern here:

The yarn for the Curious Collective 2014 shawl is Juno Fibre Arts Alice sock weight.

Unwind Brighton – this weekend!

Pebble Beach Shawlette

We will be kicking off the KAL for the Pebble Beach shawlette at Brighton so bring some 4mm (US 6) needles along.

Juno Fibre Arts

Juno Fibre Arts will also be in the marketplace and I will have a “mini trunk show” at the stand of my designs knit in Juno Fibre Arts yarn which are Fireflies Rising Shawlette,Curious Collective ShawlFrangipani Shawl and Glitz at the Ritz.  I will also be at the Juno Fibre Arts stand between 3-4pm on Saturday afternoon to chat with anyone who has questions about the designs.

Podcast meetup

There will be a podcaster meetup at 1pm on Saturday at the Mezzanine level of the Cafe at the Brighton Dome. Just next to the Corn Exchange where the Marketplace is. Come along and say hi!

Velvet Rose KAL

The Velvet Rose shawl KAL has been extended until 8 August – another three weeks to knit this shawl and be in the running to win a gorgeous skein of Wollmeise Lacegarn!!

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