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.

2018 10 26 Louleigh Knitting and Sewing Podcast Charm Pack Cherry Quilt

This week I’m wearing Enchanted Mesa.

In the Louleigh Ravelry group we are chatting about #knit1000g2018. Come and join the Tricky Toile Along.

I’ve been working on tube socks, the Jones cardigan, and the Charm Pack Cherry quilt.

2018 10 12 louleigh knitting and sewing podcast

We are chatting about #knit1000g2018 in the Ravelry group.  Please come and join us.

This week  I’m sharing progress on the Jones cardigan, road testing some fabric woven on my rigid heddle loom, and explaining my decision not to continue with the Alexandria Peg Trousers.

2018 09 28 louleigh knitting podcast

This week I totally had chocolate on my face!  Oh well, the biscuit tasted great.

If you visit the Louleigh Community, you’ll find that the Advent Mini Skein Swap is coming to an end, and that #knit1000g2018 is in full swing.

I’ve been knitting Birthday socks, Ultra-light Ankle Socks, and the Jones cardigan.

2018 09 14 louleigh knitting podcast

 

The Louleigh community is chatting about the Advent Mini Skein Swap, and #knit1000g2018.

I’ve cast on Jones; and am working on Ultra-light Ankle socks, and the Alexandria  Peg Trousers.

Do you have any special tips for working with combinations or recycled and new yarn?