A monthly podcast about knitting, spinning, dyeing yarn and fiber. Includes reviews, yarn/fiber projects, occasional giveaways, techniques and more! Join the Delusional Knitter for a crazy ride through life with a fiber obsession.
Welcome, what’s on the needles and spinning, some long term spinning projects, Defarge does Shakespeare Give-a-Way, Delusional Knitter Designs update, Ravelry patterns, KALs and what’s been going on in life!
Welcome, what’s on the needles and spinning, Defarge does Shakespeare edited by Heather Ordover and published by Cooperative Press, Delusional Knitter Designs update, KALs and what’s been going on in life!
Welcome, week in review, what’s on the needles, The Knitting Guild Association Master Hand Knitter Program, Loopy Academy, Spinzilla, A Knitter’s Gallery of Mitered Squares, Ravelry Patterns, and life.
Welcome, week in review, what’s on the needles, The Knitting Guild Association Master Hand Knitter Program, Loopy Academy, Spinzilla plans, Sock Architecture by Lara Neel, Wolfe Farms, Ravelry Patterns, and life.
The new yarn is a 2-ply worsted weight yarn spun from 45% merino, 40% alpaca, and 15% mohair with 225 yards per skein.
Entrants will need to submit their yarn name with an explanation of their inspiration to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use “NAME THIS YARN CONTEST SUBMISSION” as the subject line in order to be eligible. While we’re encouraging creativity in all directions, we’d like to remind folks to keep it PG. November 15, 2014. Winners announced 11/25.
Grand Prize: 1 year subscription to Love of Knitting Magazine; a sweater’s worth of the as-yet-unnamed yarn (7 skeins, 1575 yards), and a special tag with their name on it for the first year of sales following this promotion.
Second & Third Place Runners-Up: 1 year subscription to Love of Knitting Magazine and 2 skeins of the as-yet-unnamed yarn (enough to make a shawl).
You can request a free sample of the yarn at email@example.com
5 new designs in the works
Seasonal Sock Syndrome KAL
Summer Session ended September 21st
Fall session September 22nd to December 20th
Freshman Year, First Semester Assignments (each project needs to use at least 175 yards) September 3rd to December 31st:
1. Cowl in a multi-colored (defined as 2 or more distinct colors in the same skein) or self-striping Fingering weight colorway
2. Hat from a designer new to you, in a Sport or DK weight
3. Mittens in a solid or semi-solid colorway in a Worsted weight (extra credit for using a new-to-you cast on or bind off).