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.

2019 01 04 Louleigh Podcast – Drop Cloth Embroidery

The jersey I’m wearing this week is Carbeth.

I’ve finished my advent socks, and am knitting socks for The Hairy Man.  The embroidery I’m working on is a Drop Cloth Sampler.

Please visit the Louleigh Ravelry group to show off your advent mini skein projects, and update #knit1000g progress.

2018 11 17 louleigh knitting podcast – with embroidery and breadmaking

There is a 10% discount on everything at Shoplouleigh until 18 November.  The new enamel pins for the Stash Appreciation Society are available now.

In the Louleigh Ravelry group we’ve been chatting about the Advent Calendar KAL.

I have finished the Jones cardigan, and am testing a snowman embroidery kit from Mary’s Makery.  I’ve also been mending socks, and working on the CustomFit Jersey.

2018 11 09 louleigh knitting and sewing podcast – buddy the bear pattern

Today I’m wearing my Swallowtail Shawl, and a cardigan that my mother knitted (for herself).

The Advent Calendar KAL is up and running in the Louleigh Ravelry group.  Pop over and let us know how you plan to use your mini skeins of yarn.

This week I finished a pair of socks, and another Buddy the BearThis is the link for the tutorial I use for sewing soft toy feet.