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This week I’m talking about the Knitting Pipeline Georgia retreat, latest projects including the Magic Cake Ruffle Shawl and some interesting yarn.
Meadow Yarn is an inviting online retailer selling yarn, needles and notions. It’s a small, family business based in rural Suffolk in the UK. Meadow Yarn was born out of a passion for beautiful yarn and knitting accessories and aims to bring you a range of great products. Yarns stocked include madelinetosh, Eden Cottage Yarn, Hazel Knits and many more.
This episode is sponsored by The Fibre Company and their newest yarn, Cumbria.
Inspired by England’s stunning northwest region with its deep blue lakes and sheep-grazed fells and valleys, Cumbria is a lustrous blend of brown wool from the rare breed masham sheep, fine South American wool and mohair from South Africa. The resulting light brown-grey shade is then over-dyed creating lovely deep saturated colours. Cumbria is a staple yarn, perfect for garments and accessories alike.
Knitting Pipeline Georgia Retreat
I’m just back from Paula’s Knitting Pipeline Georgia retreat and I had a wonderful time.
What’s in the WIP?
I finished the knitting of my Pebble Beach Shawl that I cast on at Unwind Brighton last year in Skein Australia yarn in Cashmere Fingering in the Sea Salt colour.
I also created a magic cake of yarn using Paula’s instructions and cast on for a Magic Cake Ruffle Shawl
I have it in my gorgeous brand new Maria Elena Bliss project bag
Yarn Glorious Yarn
Istex Léttlopi available at Meadow Yarn
Hole & Sons Poll Dorset
Ana’s tips from Portugal (Malhadeira on Ravelry)
1. Rosários4 and the “Economia Verde” (Green Economy) show that Ana worked on is here in Portugese (just 3 mins – interesting even if you can’t understand the Portugese :-))
Includes yarn by Paula from Dyed By Alfinete
3. O Oficio and Saber Fazer
Manta yarn and Ana’s swatch for the Meet my Yarn KAL
Don’t forget to post a swatch in the Meet My Yarn KAL! Its a very doable KAL and you could win an exclusive skein of The Fibre Company Cumbria yarn that hasn’t even hit the shops yet!