Sat, 25 June 2016
Thank you for tuning in to Episode 92 of the Down Cellar Studio Podcast.
Full show notes & photos can be found at www.downcellarstudio.com/92
This week's segments included:
Thank you to this episode's sponsors: Fix-a-Stitch, Stitched by Jessalu, Never Not Knitting & Kitchen Counter Crafter
Off the Needles
2 improvised crochet dishcloths
On the Needles
The yarn for my Boxy Sweater arrived! Holiday Yarn Flocksock Fingering. Peachy Keen Colorway. 75% SW Merino. 25% Nylon.
I have some yarn from One Twisted Tree coming to knit the final sample of this shawl which should be published soon.
Crochet kit for Anna doll (from Frozen) with Jasmin at Stitches West in February. Really want to cast that on. Itching for some crochet. Hopefully soon.
From the Armchair
I went to a local paint night with my friends Lisa and Suzanne and we painted wine glasses.
Ask Me Stuff
Mislissa asked about how I factor in sizing for gift knits. Tune in to hear my response.
12 Months to Christmas KAL (feel free to double dip with Splash Pad Party if you're gifting the finished object)
Splash Pad Party
This fun filled, summer KAL runs from June 1- July 31
Be sure to check out our Splash Pad Party Pro Shop Sponsors:
In this episode I announced 5 winners for Instagram post and Ravelry Chatter as part of the Splash Pad Party KAL.
Contests, News & Notes
Check out the Sock Yarn Swappers group on Ravelry, as well as on Facebook. They are running a
KAL to use up all these mini skeins. The Summer of Squares KAL will run from May 27 to August 27.
On a Happy Note
Birthday fun! Which started early! On Wednesday I received a Knitter's Brewing Company Splash Pad Party gradient set from Lisa!
Thursday night- I helped out my BFF and received some more early birthday gifts. A giraffe nightgown + necklace that has first initial from each of 7 nieces and nephews. SO special.Friday- Dan and I went to see mt grandmother in the morning then to get massages. Had a wonderful time at his friend's wedding.
Saturday- spent the day photographing my nieces and nephew's dance recital dress rehearsalSunday we went out to breakfast at my favorite breakfast place then Riley made her stage debut as an Oompa Loompa in Charlie and Chocolate factory.
With birthday money and gift cards, I bought a set of Fiestaware dishes to replace some cheaper dishes we bought 8 years ago when we first moved into our house.
Riley and Millie's gymnastics recital, Aila, Emelyn, Will & Oisin's dance recital then our twin friends' 40th birthday party.
Sunday--- Fun day for Father's Day by the pool. Did some pool knitting but my sock was co-opted by Riley who wanted to knit on them.
Thank you for tuning in!
Thu, 9 June 2016
Mom joins me for Episode 91 to celebrate the opening of the pool (both real and virtual).
I announce the prizes available for the Splash Pad Party 2016 and share lots of finished objects!
Thanks for tuning in!
Jen & Diane