Episode 15 Show Notes:

Welcome to the Episode 15 of the Knit Actually Podcast!

·         Actually Finished

o    Chevron Baby Blanket

·         Actually Working

·         Italk about projects I am currently working on including

o    Socks for my Husband for Christmas, based on measurements from Custom Socks from Kate Atherley and with a heel from Sock Architecture by Lara Neel

o    Vanilla Socks

o    Another Rose City Roller with a Partridge Heel flap and a square heel

o    My son’s Denver Broncos Scoreboard Scarf

o    A Flax sweater for my nephew

o    Another gradient cowl    

o    A chevron cowl, using the stitch pattern from the baby blanket

·         Actually Hand Dyed

o    I talk about Gale's art stenciled sock blanks   

·         Actually Stashed

o    I visited Tea for Ewe  in Denver, and I bought some Square Kollage Needles

o    I talk about the Abracadabra Yarn by Skacel that changes color with UV light

o    I talk about my new set of Knitter’s Pride Karbonz interchangeable needles

·         Actually Attending

o    I’m planning to visit My Sister Knits and The Loopy Ewe

o    Dyeing Yarn Class at Fancy Tiger Crafts, October 21

o    Handweavers Guild of Boulder Annual Sale , November 4-8

o    Interweave Yarn Fest, March 31 – April 3

§  List of Workshops is here. Registration is now open!
I’m registered for Building your Design Career with         Dora Ohrenstein and the Design Master Class with Shirley Paden  

§  Current list of vendors is here

o    I’m participating  in and sponsoring the Pigskin Party KAL at the Down Cellar Studio Podcast

o    Socktember / Socktober KAL

I’m hosting my first KAL! The Kate Atherley book has me inspired to knit EVEN MORE Socks. I wanted everyone to have plenty of time, so instead of just Socktober, I’m starting early in Socktember! I’ve started a chat thread on the Ravelry group, along with a thread to post your FOs. One entry per FO! Or post your FO photos on Instagram, using the hashtags #knitactuallypodcast and #kapsocktober.  I have 3 sock patterns published on Ravelry, so if you want to knit any of those socks use coupon code SOCKTOBER for $2.00 off!

o    I have some AMAZING sponsors lined up who are donating some lovely prizes!    

§  Sarah from Ewe Sew and Sew is donating one of her medium project bags

§  Kaitie from mintrain have donated a beautiful skein of yarn in her Christmas Bobbles colorway. She has also created a coupon code for free shipping, SOCKTOBER

§  Ann and Jolane from Two Sisters Yarn Company have donated a skein of their yarn in the Wine Country colorway

§  Melanie from KnitStitch Yarn has offered a coupon code for 10% off and free domestic shipping. The code is KNITACT10

§  Jackie from Luna Grey Fiber Arts has offered a skein of her Celeste Sock Yarn in the Techno colorway

§  Katy from ModularModular is donating one of her great project bags

§  Cooperative Press is donating two electronic copies of their great sock books, Big Foot Knits by Andi Smith and Sock Architecture by Lara Neel

§  Ashley from Fiber Fan Girl is donating a skein of sock yarn

§  Shari from Peepaloo Fibers is donating two $8 credits to her shop

o    Thank you SO MUCH to all our generous sponsors!

·         Knit Knosh

o    I’m FINALLY ready to start to share some details for the local event I’ve been planning. Knit Knosh will be a food, wine and yarn tasting, on January 22, 2016 at 1 pm. I’m working to finalize the location, and the website will be up this week. I’m EXTREMELY excited to announce the participating yarn companies:

o     Bijou Basin Ranch

o     MJ Yarns

o    Knerd

o    Skeindalous

·         Actually Reviewed

o    I review the Cooperative Press book Big Foot Knits by Andi Smith

Thank you for listening!!!!