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Part 1 of this episode, i.e. the regular podcast with the usual segments, is available both in audio and video. Because the second part is so rich in visual content, it is available in video only.
Episode recorded on July 21, 2015.
Watch the VIDEO episode here (part 1) and here (part 2).
Here is the direct feed and the iTunes page for the podcast.

I first mention the blog post on Creative Identity that I was invited to write over at A Playful Day.


1. MY CUP OF TEA

Tropical Garden iced infusion from Le Palais des Thés.


2. A HANDMADE WARDROBE

I was wearing Simplicity 3803.

 Simplicity 3803

3. A BIT OF SEWING

I made a large project bag to host my upcoming handspun blanket project.
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4. A BIT OF KNITTING

 Little Ancolie WIP
- I have started the Little Ancolie cardigan, out of Surnaturelle by La Droguerie. I am knitting this for the #purposefulstashalong hosted by Dani of Little Bobbins Knits.
- Plugging along on the reverse stockinette section of the Lobelia Cardigan by Meghan Fernandes, out of Pompom Magazine issue 4 (Spring 2013). Knit out of Voolenvine Yarns Luft Lace in Faerie Hair.
- Melinda of the Yarnderwoman Podcast kindly gifted me the Mrs Bakery Bear pattern, which I am excited to start knitting for my daughter.

5. A BIT OF SPINNING

Abalone BFL and Silk - Sara's Texture Crafts

- I plied my Abalone BFL and Silk from Sara's Texture Crafts, out of her Colour Club 1. - Finished plying my Whitefaced Woodland from woolforbrains.
- Also spun Fuzzlings from Fondant Fibre for Tour de Fleece.

Tour de Fleece Fuzzlings

I mention the Ply to Knit class on Craftsy.

6. EVENTS
- The Mini Spinalong is going well. You can use #minispinalong to participate on Instagram.
- Erin of Holland Handmade sent a wonderful package, including a lovely bag for friends of the podcast. Hop onto the Ravelry forum for a chance to win this!

 Holland Handmade


FRIENDS MENTIONED
A Playful Day
Yarngasm Podcast
The Yarnderwoman Podcast
The Bakery Bears
Little Bobbins Knits
Holland Handmade

Credits: Music: Piano Sonata in E-flat Major, mvt. 3 by Joseph Haydn, played by Mario Ajero.

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Voolenvine Yarns Faerie Hair in Luft Lace
Voolenvine Yarns Faerie Hair in Luft Lace

Episode recorded on July 2, 2015.
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1. A HANDMADE WARDROBE
Anna Dress, By Hand London, out of Kaffe Fasset Millefiori Blue

Blue Anna Dress Kaffe Fasset Millefiori Blue

2. A BIT OF SEWING
Anna Dress out of Michael Miller Stitch Circle - Jewel
- Anna Dress out of Michael Miller fabric from his Stitch Circle Collection, in the Jewel colourway. I mention a fix for the gaping back. Ginger Makes wrote a tutorial for it.
- Blackout curtains for my daughter (because her shutters weren't blocking out the light enough).
- Project bag as a prize for the 600 members giveaway.

Sewing curtains


3. A BIT OF KNITTING

Lattice Shawl
- I finished the Lattice Shawl by Maria of the Stitched in Sweden Podcast, out of HandMaiden Fine Yarns Casbah sock in the Waterfall colourway and Drops Baby Merino.
- I started the Lobelia Cardigan by Meghan Fernandes, out of Pompom Magazine issue 4 (Spring 2013).

lobelia lighter

I also swatched for Little Ancolie, out of Surnaturelle by La Droguerie.

4. A BIT OF CROCHET

Hexagon Blanket
I finished making all the hexagons and half-hexagons on my hexagon blanket. Pattern is from the Attic24 blog. I used this diagram for the half-hexagons. I am using Drops Muskat, which is a mercerised cotton DK.

5. A LOT OF SPINNING

 July 1st Handpsun
Whitefaced Woodland from Woolforbrains

- I finished spinning and started plying the Whitefaced Woodland from Woolforbrains (above).
- I spun and plied another Fuzzling from Fondant Fibre - I spun a braid of Abalone BFL and Silk from Sara's Texture Crafts, out of her Colour Club 1 from early 2015. Subscriptions to Colour Club 2 are now open; the theme is Impressionism.

Abalone BFL and Silk - Sara's Texture Crafts Colour Club 1
Abalone BFL and Silk - Sara's Texture Crafts Colour Club 1

- My goals for Tour de Fleece are to spin as many minis from Fondant Fibre as possible.

6. EVENTS
Winners for the Verdure Knitalong and the 600 members giveaway have been announced.

FRIENDS MENTIONED
A Playful Day
Little Bobbins Knits
A Homespun House
Voolenvine Yarns sent a prize for the podcast - thank you so much Kristin!
Katrina (nellie1001) sent lovely prizes and gifts as well. Thank you so much Katrina!

Credits: Music: Piano Sonata in E-flat Major, mvt. 3 by Joseph Haydn, played by Mario Ajero.

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Despite a very Schopenhauerian title, nothing dramatic is to be expected from this episode! There is a little bit of everything: tea, sewing, knitting, crochet, and spinning.
I also announce the winners for the Gentle Along!

Episode recorded on June 3, 2015.

Watch the VIDEO episode here.
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I am FluffyFibers on Ravelry and the podcast has a Ravelry group.

1. MY CUP OF TEA Peach and Blackcurrant white tea by Lov Organic, in a By Hand London mug.

2. A HANDMADE WARDROBE Simplicity 3678.

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Picture from 2009 :)

3. EVENTS
I announce the winners for the Gentle Along.
Verdure KnitAlong

500 members giveaway
: coming soon on the forum!

4. A BIT OF SEWING 

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I made matching Susannes (by Citronille) for my daughter and I, out of Liberty Wiltshire in the Berry colourway.

5. A BIT OF KNITTING 

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I am knitting the Lattice Shawl by Maria of the Stitched in Sweden Podcast, out of HandMaiden Fine Yarns Casbah sock in the Waterfall colourway.

6. A BIT OF CROCHET

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Making good progress on my hexagon blanket. Pattern is from the Attic24 blog. I am using Drops Muskat, which is a mercerised cotton DK.

6. A BIT OF SPINNING 

I have been spinning Fuzzlings and Rolags from Fondant Fibre, and collecting them in a small basket towards a crochet blanket. :)

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Credits:
Music: Piano Sonata in E-flat Major, mvt. 3 by Joseph Haydn, played by Mario Ajero.

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Episode recorded on May 13, 2015.


Watch the VIDEO episode here
.

Here is the direct feed and the iTunes page for the podcast.
I am FluffyFibers on Ravelry and the podcast has a Ravelry group and forum.

1. MY CUP OF TEA
'Shanghai Diva' by Honoris Causa, in a cute mug and mug cosy, all gifts from my friend Sylvie.

2. A HANDMADE WARDROBE
I am wearing my red floral Anna Dress by By Hand London.

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I mention Me Made May and episode 80 of the A Playful Day podcast.


3. EVENTS

Gentle Along

Craft something that makes your life more gentle. Cosy socks, a shawl, a blanket, a tea cosy... Does not need to be cast on specifically for this, and multiple-dipping is of course fine. Can be any craft. Let's share ways in which we are mindfully gentle to ourselves. People have been sharing inspirational thoughts and projects in the Ravelry group. You can use the #gentlealong tag on Instagram.

Le Lot et la Laine

http://lotetlaine.blogspot.fr/

I will be attending Le Lot et La Laine wool and fiber festival on July 11-12 in the Ecomusée de Cuzals.

4. A BIT OF KNITTING
  

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- I finished and published a shawl pattern: the Verdure Shawlette, which I knit out of Voolenvine Lush yarn, in her Succulent colourway.
- I started the Lattice Shawl by Maria Montzka, out of HandMaiden Fine Yarns Casbah sock in the Waterfall colourway.

5. A BIT OF CROCHET

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- I dug my hexagon blanket out of deep hibernation. Pattern is from the Attic24 blog. I am using Drops Muskat for this.

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- I finished the Finders Keepers Amigurumi Doll. I followed this tutorial to attach the hair.

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6. A BIT OF SPINNING 

I have been spinning yummy Fuzzlings and Rolags from Fondant Fibre.

CORRECTION:
I mention there are 175 yards in Voolenvine Luft Lace yarn - I meant 875! :)
The laceweight cardigan whose name I blanked out on is Starling by Cecily Glowik McDonald.

Friends mentioned:
Une vie toute simple
A Playful Day
Stitched in Sweden
Little Bobbins Knits
Bakery Bears Podcast
A Homespun House

Credits: Music: Piano Sonata in E-flat Major, mvt. 3 by Joseph Haydn, played by Mario Ajero.

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http://www.ravelry.com/projects/FluffyFibers/hitofude-cardigan>
Hitofude Cardigan

Episode recorded on April 22, 2015.


Watch the VIDEO episode here.

Here is the direct feed and the iTunes page for the podcast.

I am FluffyFibers on Ravelry and the podcast has a Ravelry group and forum.
Full Shownotes: http://kittycouture.blogspot.com/2015/04/fluffy-fibers-episode-27-bag-making.html

1. MY CUP OF TEA
Caprice Gourmand by Les Jardins de Gaia: organic green tea with rhubarb, strawberry and vanilla. With white heather honey.

2. A HANDMADE WARDROBE
I am wearing my Day Tripper Top by Shwin Designs.The fabric is from Toto Tissus.

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3. EVENTS

Gentle Along

Craft something that makes your life more gentle. Cosy socks, a shawl, a blanket, a tea cosy... Does not need to be cast on specifically for this, and multiple-dipping is of course fine. Can be any craft. Let's share ways in which we are mindfully gentle to ourselves. People have been sharing inspirational thoughts and projects in the Ravelry group.
You can use the tag #gentlealong on Instagram.

PRIZES:
- One skein of Lambswool and mohair Aran from Gregoria Fibers.
- One braid of BFL and Trilobal from Fondant Fibre in the Happenstance colourway.
- The Tea Collection by Clare Devine: one ebook for one winner, and one pattern for two winners.
- A project bag sewn by me.

4. A BIT OF SEWING

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- I made a tunic out of Simplicity 1333 and a slinky, Lycra-type fabric.
- I have been making lots of project bags, and got some new fabric to make more!

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5. A BIT OF KNITTING (AND CROCHET!)

5.a Finished

Hitofude Cardigan out of Surnaturelle yarn from La Droguerie, in the Ardoise (Slate) colourway.


5.b In Progress

- Quaker Yarn Stretcher Boomerang by Susan Ashcroft, out of my handspun
- Finders Keepers Amigurumi Doll by Ilaria Caliri, out of Bergère de France Ecoton (recycled cotton and acrylic blend, made in France).
- A secret project out of Voolenvine Succulent yarn, on her Lush base.

6. A BIT OF SPINNING 

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I have been spinning sock yarn out of Whitefaced Woodland dyed by Woolforbrains on Etsy.

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Friends mentioned:

Little Bobbins Knits
A Homespun House

Sylvie

Credits: Music: Piano Sonata in E-flat Major, mvt. 3 by Joseph Haydn, played by Mario Ajero.

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Episode recorded on March 20, 2015.

Watch the VIDEO episode here.

Here are the direct feed and the iTunes page for the podcast.

I am FluffyFibers on Ravelry and the podcast has a Ravelry group and forum.

1. MY CUP OF TEA
Élixir des petits lutins by Les Jardins de Gaia: organic rooibos with vanilla and strawberry natural flavours and cornflower petals.

2. A HANDMADE WARDROBE
I am wearing my Cosmopolitan Dress by Hot Patterns. I mention Boeken Stoffen in Amsterdam.

3. EVENTS
3.a. Tea Swap


3.b Gentle Along
Craft something that makes your life more gentle. Cosy socks, a shawl, a blanket, a tea cosy... Does not need to be cast on specifically for this, and multiple-dipping is of course fine. Can be any craft. Let's share ways in which we are mindfully gentle to ourselves. People have been sharing inspirational thoughts and projects in the Ravelry group.
PRIZES:
- One skein of Lambswool and mohair Aran from Gregoria Fibers.
- One braid of BFL and Trilobal from Fondant Fibre in the Happenstance colourway.
- The Tea Collection by Clare Devine: one ebook for one winner, and one pattern for two winners.
- A project bag sewn by me.

4. A BIT OF SEWING
I am making a dress out of Newlook 6643.

I also answer a question from the Suggestions Box thread on Ravelry, on how I tranfer construction marks from patterns onto fabric.

5. A BIT OF KNITTING 

5.a Finished

Vanilla socks for Seb out of Online Supersocke 4-fach, in the shade 1530.

5.b In Progress
Hitofude Cardigan out of Surnaturelle yarn from La Droguerie, in the Ardoise (Slate) colourway.


5.c Acquisitions

One skein of Succulent from Voolenvine, on her Lush base.

6. A BIT OF SPINNING
I've been spinning Fuzzlings from Fondant Fibre. I mention Andean plying.

Friends mentioned:
Mandarine's podcast and website.
Curious Handmade
Little Bobbins
A Homespun House
Tany
Ichigo Abroad
Junkyarn

Credits: Music: Piano Sonata in E-flat Major, mvt. 3 by Joseph Haydn, played by Mario Ajero.

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Naturally dyed yarn by Gregoria Fibers

Episode recorded on March 6, 2015.

Download the AUDIO episode here (48:48).
Watch the VIDEO episode here
.

Here is the direct feed and the iTunes page for the podcast.

I am FluffyFibers on Ravelry and the podcast has a Ravelry group and forum.

1. MY CUP OF TEA
Nectar Enchanté by Les Jardins de Gaia: organic green tea with peach and vanilla.

2. A HANDMADE WARDROBE
I am wearing my Jalie Sweetheart top.

3. EVENTS
3.a. Tea Swap
Names have been exchanged and packages need to be sent out by March 15. All the details are posted in the ravelry group, and we have started a chat thread. We have also set up a small Pinterest board as inspiration for handcrafted gifties.

3.b Gentle Along
Craft something that makes your life more gentle. Cosy socks, a shawl, a blanket, a tea cosy... Does not need to be cast on specifically for this, and multiple-dipping is of course fine. Can be any craft. Let's share ways in which we are mindfully gentle to ourselves. People have been sharing inspirational thoughts and projects in the Ravelry group.

4. A BIT OF SEWING

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4.a Finished

I made a duvet cover for my daughter out of fabric from Susybee Fabrics.

4.b Future projects
- Project bags
- A dress for me
- The Boardwalk Skirt from Go To patterns for my daughter. It is currently free on Craftsy!

5. A BIT OF KNITTING 

 

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5.a Finished First sock for Seb out of Online Supersocke 4-fach, in the shade 1530.

5.b In Progress
- Second sock for Seb out of Online Supersocke 4-fach, in the shade 1530.
- Hitofude Cardigan out of Surnaturelle yarn from La Droguerie, in the Ardoise (Slate) colourway.

5.c Acquisitions
Sock blockers from Burning Impressions
Hand dyed yarn from Gregoria Fibers, who generously donated a lambswool and mohair skein for the Gentle Along.

6. A BIT OF SPINNING 

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- I re-plied and caked my Juno Fibre Arts yarn named Wishing Tree: 70% BFL- 30% Sparkle. I'm going to knit it into a Stretcher Quaker Boomerang by Susan Ashcroft.

- I spun and two-plied rolags from Sara's Texture Crafts, in the Oslo colourway. My first attempt at spinning woolen.
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6.b Acquistions

Fuzzlings from Fondant Fibre, who also donated a gorgeous prize for the Gentle Along!

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Credits:
Music: Piano Sonata in E-flat Major, mvt. 3 by Joseph Haydn, played by Mario Ajero.

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I have been on such a purple kick lately! I have been creating for a fresh new baby, for my own (not so) little birthday girl, and starting on some new projects. I am so pleased to be managing more frequent episodes at the moment.

Episode recorded on February 19, 2015.

You can also watch this as video.

Here is the direct feed and the iTunes page for the podcast.

I am FluffyFibers on Ravelry and the podcast has a Ravelry group and forum.

I mention Kristin (who dyes the amazing Voolenvine Yarns), who kindly shared with me what microphone she uses on her podcast. I hope that the sound quality is better for you.

1. MY CUP OF TEA
Almond Green Tea by Kusmi.

2. A HANDMADE WARDROBE

I am wearing my new purple Moneta Dress by Colette Patterns.

3. EVENTS
3.a. Tea Swap

Names have been exchanged and packages need to be sent out by March 15.
All the details are posted in the Ravelry group, and we have started a chat thread. We have also set up a small Pinterest board as inspiration for handcrafted gifties.

3.b Gentle Along
Craft something that makes your life more gentle. Cosy socks, a shawl, a blanket, a tea cosy... Does not need to be cast on specifically for this, and multiple-dipping is of course fine. Can be any craft.
Let's share ways in which we are mindfully gentle to ourselves.
A chat thread has been started on the Ravelry forum.

4. A BIT OF SEWING

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I sewed another Moneta dress (pattern by Colette), out of Ponte di Roma.
I made this while listening to the Woolful podcast, which I cannot praise enough.

5. A BIT OF KNITTING 

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5.a Finished

- Lenny by Heidi Atwood-Reeves for my daughter, out of Countess Ablaze BFL Aran in Radioactive Raspberry Jam. - Curly Snake from Susan B Anderson's Itty Bitty Toys. Knit out Crystal Palace Yarns Mini Mochi in colour #106.
- Baby socks with the yarn left over from my DK socks in Adriafil Knitcol (Boccioni colourway).

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5.b In Progress - Socks for Seb out of Online Supersocke 4-fach, in the shade 1530. - Hitofude Cardigan out of Surnaturelle yarn from La Droguerie, in the Ardoise (Slate) colourway.

5.c Future Projects

I placed an order with West Yorkshire Spinners: a ball of DK Bluefaced Leicester from their Country Birds collection (Wood Pigeon colourway), and their Signature 4-Ply in the Pennyroyal colourway. Both are destined to become socks for me.

6. A BIT OF SPINNING 

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- I skeined and set my Juno Fibre Arts yarn named Wishing Tree: 70% BFL- 30% Sparkle. I'm going to knit it into a Stretcher Quaker Boomerang by Susan Ashcroft.

- Inspired by Kristin of Yarngasm/Voolenvine, and Molly of a Homespun House, I spun mini-skeins for a listener of the podcast who is making a sock scrap blanket.

7. SOMETHING NATURAL, SOMETHING SEASONAL
I mention my lemon/orange glass squeezer, and why I have a hot drink with freshly squeezed lemon first thing every morning.

Credits: Music: Piano Sonata in E-flat Major, mvt. 3 by Joseph Haydn, played by Mario Ajero.

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I seem to have been knitting lots of tubes lately! And have been keeping happy with small projects.
Episode recorded on February 4, 2015.

Watch the VIDEO episode here.
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Complete shownotes can be found here.

The podcast has a Ravelry group and forum.

Thanks to Kristin and Dani for mentioning me on their podcasts!

1. MY CUP OF TEA
A green organic Earl Grey, by Les Jardins de Gaia.

2. WHAT I'M WEARING
Lala's Simple Shawl out of Katia Sulka, layered over my red Moneta Dress by Colette Patterns.

3. TEA SWAP
Brilliantly imagined and organized by knittinluv on Ravelry.
Sign-ups until February 11 (NOT 15 as said in the podcast!).

Send a minimum of 6 tea bags (can be loose tea that you package in tea bags), along with a little handcrafted tea-related item, and a note explaining your own little tea idiosyncrasies. All the details have been posted in the ravelry group, and we have started a chat thread.
We have also set up a small Pinterest board as inspiration for handcrafted gifties.

4. A BIT OF SEWING

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 I made Simplicity 2946 out of a floral corduroy to make birthday dresses for my daughter and her doll.

5. A BIT OF KNITTING 

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5.a Finished

- Legwarmers out of Adriafil Knitcol in the Beethoveen (62) colourway.
- Socks for me out of Adriagil Knitcol in the Boccioni (66) colourway.

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I mention West Yorkshire Spinners, especially their Country Birds collection in fingering and DK weight. I am also quite enamoured with their solid sock yarn in the Pennyroyal colourway.

5.b In Progress

- Lenny by Heidi Atwood-Reeves for my daughter, out of Countess Ablaze BFL Aran in Radioactive Raspberry.
- Curly Snake from Susan B Anderson's Itty Bitty Toys. Knit out Crystal Palace Yarns Mini Mochi in colour #106. Yarn was bought from Annette Petavy, who hosts one of my favourite podcasts (in French), Mon crochet et moi.
I cast this on as part of the Little Along hosted by Dani of Little Bobbins Knits.

5.c Future Projects

- Cardigan for both me and my daughter, out of the Surnaturelle yarn that I got from La Droguerie for Christmas. My cardigan is going to be Alecia Beth by Justyna Lorkowska.
- Socks for Seb out of Online Supersocke 4-fach, in the shade 1530.

6. A BIT OF SPINNING 

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- I just finished spinning and plying a Juno Fibre Arts braid named Wishing Tree: 70% BFL- 30% Sparkle.I'm going to knit it into a Stretcher Quaker Boomerang by Susan Ashcroft.

- My daughter spun on her merino fibre, which she intends to knit into a hat!

Credits: Music: Piano Sonata in E-flat Major, mvt. 3 by Joseph Haydn, played by Mario Ajero.

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Sharing the creations that have kept me together these past few weeks... Both in video and audio this time! And with a little tea swap that is sure to brighten the weeks to come.
Episode recorded on January 21, 2015.


You can watch the video here.

I am FluffyFibers on Ravelry and the podcast has a Ravelry group.

Kristin , Maria and Dani have inspired me to do a video episode.

The video/audio gets slightly out of sync after a while. I tried for a long time to fix it, with no success. Next time will be better I promise!

TEA SWAP announcement!
Brilliantly imagined and organized by knittinluv on Ravelry. All the details have been posted in the Ravelry group.

1. A BIT OF SEWING
I am wearing Newlook 6615, which I made in 2005.
I mention the Clothkit Dress (and matching skirt for me) that I made in 2013, and the aprons that I made last year. I just cut out Simplicity 2946  out of a floral corduroy to make Birthday Dresses for my daughter and her doll. The pattern was sent to me by Helen.

2. A BIT OF KNITTING 

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2.a Finished

Cardigan out of my handspun for SPAKAL: Metro by Connie Chang Chinchio. Woolful and KnitBritish are podcasts (and websites) that emphasise the reasons why we should be more mindful of our fibre choices.

I mention my daughter's Manteau de Lutin.


2.b In Progress

- Legwarmers out of Adriafil Knitcol in the Beethoveen (62) colourway.
- Lenny by Heidi Atwood-Reeves for my daughter, out of Countess Ablaze BFL Aran in Radioactive Raspberry.


2.c Future Projects

- Cardigan for both me and my daughter, out of the Surnaturelle yarn that I got from La Droguerie for Christmas. My cardigan is going to be Alecia Beth by Justyna Lorkowska.
- socks for Seb out of Online Supersocke 4-fach, in the shade 1530.
- socks for me out of Adriafil Knitcol (and I meant the Boccioni colourway, #66, not Boccaccio as I say in the podcast!).

3. A BIT OF SPINNING 

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- I plied the merino braid from Countess Ablaze in Northern Lights.
- Currently spinning a Juno Fibre Arts braid named Wishing Tree: 70% BFL- 30% Sparkle. I'm going to knit it into a Stretcher Quaker Boomerang by Susan Ashcroft, which was gifted to me by a VERY lovely listener. :)

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Spinning Acquisitions:

I purchased rolags and batts from Sara's Texture Crafts, which are gorgeous - Malachite marl batts, Sea Foam Shantung batts, and Oslo rolags.

I forgot to mention that Sara very kindly added several tape measures (both in inches and centimetres) as a gift, knowing how much I enjoy sewing!

Credits:
Music: Piano Sonata in E-flat Major, mvt. 3 by Joseph Haydn, played by Mario Ajero.
Picture used for the announcement is Summer Afternoon (Tea in the Garden), by Theo van Rysselberghe (1901).

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