Thursday, 9 March 2017

Stranded Podcast - Episode 37 - Butcher's Hats

Administration: We hit 3000 subscribers! Thankyou so much everyone! 

Giveaway winners: 

2K Subscriber Giveaway - winning a notions pouch from Pink Hazel and a skein of Stranded Dyeworks Paradise MCN in the 'Koi' colourway - Goldbiene

CowlKAL winners: 
A skein of Stranded Dyeworks Oasis in the Reef Dive colourway: SallyFromIdaho
A set of Fondant Fibre mini skeins: EmsLittleNest
A project bag from Daisy Stitches: SnugglyStars

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What am I wearing?: I am wearing the Mira Sweater by Justyna Lorkowska, knit out of Stranded Dyeworks Oasis in the 'Magpie' colourway.

FO's: I have finished a pair of toe up vanilla socks out of glorious Watermelon self striping by the lovely Hand Dyed By Kate. I added a contrast heel out of Stranded Dyeworks Oasis in the colourway 'Party Dress'.

I also answer a question on my preferred bind off for toe up socks - Jeny's Surprisingly Stretchy Bind Off.

WIP's: My Pavement Sweater by Veera Välimäki out of Malabrigo Sock in the 'Piedras' colourway is well under way! I've finished the body and the first sleeve.

I've also put a couple of inches on my top down vanilla socks knit out of Stranded Dyeworks Paradise MCN in the 'Koi' colourway.

Questions: I talk about how I remove bobbles and pills from my knitwear without damaging it - with the Gleener. I purchased mine here

KAL announcement: I talk about the BritKnit Kal - A knitalong using yarn from the United Kingdom - England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland. The KAL will start on April 1st.

Stash Enhancement: I share a skein of Sparkle sock from LoLoDidIt in the La Lady colourway. 
I also picked up some mini skeins from Hedgerow Yarns, and a skein of sock yarn in the 'Sweetpea' colourway.

Shop Update: This week's shop update will be on Friday March 10th at 10am GMT. 


  1. Love your podcast and really appreciated your openness and honesty at the end. I'm sure it will help a lot of people! Keep it up!!

  2. Lovely podcast as always - many thanks! And well done for speaking personally at the end - as you said it will be great if it helps even one person struggling in a similar way.