Episode 45: Caution - Extreme Wool Piggery Ahead!

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Episode 45: Caution - Extreme Wool Piggery Ahead!

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Welcome to everyone new and returning!

FO: Foot Form Socks Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts Superwash Merino/Nylon (80/20) Fingering Sock in Eiffel Tower. US 1/2.25mm needles, size large.

HO: Vanilla socks out of Mudpunch Yarns "In Particular" Self-striping on US 1/2.25mm needles.

WiP: Authenticity out of Sweet Fibre Canadian in "Breakwater" on US 9/5.5mm needles.

Canada KAL - I TOTALLY forgot to do the draw, but I'm recording again on Wednesday, and already have it in my notes!! Sorry!!!

Read: A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding by Jackie Copleton; Jonathan Livingstone Seagull by Richard Bach; The Keeper of the Mist by Rachel Neumeier

Chatter: Thanks so much to Fiona & Amanda for such a fantastic Knit City 2016! I'm already super excited for Knit City 2017. :)

And thank you to all my wonderful customers for coming to see me there! I always have a ton of fun chatting with you.

Made some new friends, met some old friends, had a wonderful drive and visit to Granville Island/Victoria, and there was much Stash Enhancement.

Stash Enhancement (in three sections, since there was so much!):

Knit City:

Black Cat Custom Yarn, "Nyan" on their Starlight Sock base; OOAK #4 on their Everyday Sock base.

Crazy Dog Yarns (Sorry I used Dyeworks, Janet! Ack!) from Kari, aka JadedKnitter

Mudpunch Yarn Self-striping "In Particular" and "Harry Hudson"

CaterpillarGreen yarns, Classic base self-striping, "Night Market" and "Pink Light"

Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts, "Little Wild Things" on 80/20 Superwash Merino/Nylon

Stitch Please, 75/25 Superwash Merino/Nylon, "His Father Will Hear About This" and "Everyday I'm Huflepufin'"

Sweet Fiber Yarns Canadian in "Breakwater"

Softsweater Knits, Fossil & Bone and Authenticity

Notions Tin from award-winning pinstriped, Kelly Norwood

Granville Island:

Sparkly yarn and Donegal from Fibre Art Studio

Victoria:

From Beehive Wool Shop:

madelinetosh Worsted in "Liquid Gold" 

Rugged Knits by Andrea Rangel

Shop news:

NekozukiKnits.com is now fully up and running! As listings expire on Etsy, they will remain on NekozukiKnits.com; also, all new items will be going up on the new site, without being posted on Etsy. The site also now has a rewards program you can participate in!

Due to your generous support, I was also able to upgrade my sewing machine to a beautiful industrial Juki!

My last show of the season will be Calgary Fibre Arts Fair, November 12 & 13, 9-5, at Triwood Community Centre


In January, there will be a price increase to allow for my business to become more sustainable.

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Thanks!!

Katie =^..^=

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