2019 07 12 louleigh knitting and spinning podcast – with added sewing

Today I’m wearing my Farrow Dress.

Currently in the Louleigh Ravelry group:

  1. Advent Mini Skein Swap – Everybody has been paired up for the quarter 3 swapQuarter 4 sign-ups are open.
  2. Ankle Sock Knit Along – I’m working on my Ultra-light Ankle socks.
  3. Magnificent Louleigh Yoke Along – I’m working on Guthrie.

In knitting this week, I’ve been working on the Playdate Cardigan.

I’ve finished spinning some beautiful Romney, and have started a fractal spin using Shetland top.

In sewing, I’ve been using my scraps for some fun patchwork, and have made a Tilly Flop tea towel bag inspired by the Knitter’s Backpack from Ritual Dyers.

2019 06 28 louleigh knitting and spinning podcast

Today I’m wearing my Custom Fit Cardigan.

Quarter three of the Advent Mini Skein Swap is about to close, and I’m working on a sample for my new Advent Sock pattern.

I’ve been working on Guthrie for the Magnificent Louleigh Yoke Along.

My spinning wheel is back in action.  I’ve been spinning some beautiful Romney top.  I’ve queued some lovely Shetland top.  And I talk about fractal spinning and my Castra Shawl.

2019 05 31 Louleigh Knitting And Sewing Podcast – Cartref Yarn Review

This week I’m wearing my Scout Tee.

We have three knit alongs running in the Louleigh Ravelry group.  Please come and join us.

The projects I’m chatting about  are Guthrie, the A-Frame Skirt, Ankle Socks With Pinstripes, Ultra-Light Ankle Socks, Featherweight Cardigan, and Playdate Cardigan.

Finally, I review Cartref Yarn.

2019 05 17 Louleigh Knitting Podcast – Sock Blocker Enthusiast

In this episode I’m wearing my Marklee jersey.

The Ankle Socks With Pinstripes pattern is available now in my Ravelry store.  The pattern is half price until 24 May 2019.  I used a beautiful socks set from Lay Family Yarn.

Quarter 3 for the Advent Mini Skein Swap is open now.

Today I’m showing off my finished Pebbles and Pathways socks, and a pair of afterthought everything socks.

I also talk about The Hairy Man’s socks in West Yorkshire Spinners yarn, Opal yarn, and hand dyed yarn; and chat about his favourite fitting socks.  I mention the Fish Lips Kiss pattern, and Kate Atherley’s book ‘Custom Socks’.

Finally I review my sock blockers from Succaplokki, Yarnistry, and Woodico.

2019 04 26 louleigh knitting and sewing podcast – summer wardrobe planning

Today I’m wearing a Scout Tee made using some cotton fabric purchased ages ago from Ikea.

The Louleigh commuknitty is currently counting down to the Quarter 2 Advent Mini Skein Swap, and enjoying the Magnificent Louleigh Yoke Along.

Today I talk about my Marklee Jersey, fitting a Scout Tee, the Guthrie cardigan, planning an A Frame skirt, and swatching for a Featherweight cardi.

2019 03 08 Louleigh Knitting Podcast

This week I’m wearing an aran cardigan that my mother knitted.

The Louleigh community has been getting really excited about yokes.  Come and join the Magnificent Louleigh Yoke Along#knit1000g closes on 20 March.  Don’t forget to update your posts to be in with a chance in the prize draw.  I’m really forward to meeting some of you at the Rabbie’s Cafe meet up in Edinburgh.

I’ve been working on Bovertun and Marklee.  This week I also review De Rerum Natura Gilliatt.

2019 02 22 louleigh knitting podcast

This week I’m wearing Treysta.

The Louleigh community has been chatting about #knit1000g, the Advent Mini Skein Swap, and The Magnificent Yoke Along.

I’ve been knitting socks! Hairy Man Socks, Pebbles and Pathways Socks, and an afterthought everything sock tube.

I’ve been reading ‘The New Animals’ by Pip Adam, and my focus project for the coming week is Bovertun.

2019 02 07 – Louleigh knitting podcast

This week I’m wearing Enchanted Mesa.

I will be attending the Edinburgh Yarn Festival.  If you’d like to join me for breakfast at Rabbie’s Cafe, there are details in the Louleigh Ravelry Group.

Sign ups for Quarter 1 of the Advent Mini Skein Swap will close on Monday 11 February.

Currently I’m working on Bovertun and Marklee.

2019 01 11 Louleigh Podcast – Reviewing My Sock Knitting Books

 

I’ve been knitting Twisted Limone tube socks and Opal tube socks, whilst reading The Lido by Libby Page and Mist Over Pendle by Robert Neill.

One sock for The Hairy Man is complete, and I’ve started a pair of Pebbles and Pathways socks.

The books reviewed are ‘The Knitter’s Book of Socks‘ by Clara Parkes, ‘Sock Architecture‘ by Lara Neel, and ‘Custom Socks‘ by Kate Atherley.

Pop over to the Ravelry thread for an opportunity to win the Pebbles and Pathways pattern.