The Random Knitter – Episode 9: It’s Almost Christmas!

Was a bit late with posting this, sorry about that! Shownotes are finally here after the break!You can find the Ravelry podcast group here. The Random KAL is currently running there, a very casual KAL/CAL where you can make whatever you fancy. There are no prizes yet, it is just a casual knit-crochet-whatever along!

 

Finished Objects

Void Shawl – Melanie Berg
Knit out of Malabrigo Rios in the Plomo colourway on 4.5mm needles.

Simple fingerless mitts
From a Dutch book called ‘Handschoenen en Wanten brei je zo!’ in Sheepspot Merino fingering on 2.5mm dpn’s.

What am I knitting?

Christmas Socks – Smooth Operator socks
In Opal Klangwelt Popmusik, on 2.25mm dpn’s.These are my first ever afterthought heels!

Starry Night SocksĀ  – Vanilla is the new Black
Spinspul yarn on 2.25 circular needles. Using the vanilla is the new black heel.

Bram’s Plain vanilla socks
Drops fabel #103 on 2.25 circulars with a FLK heel.

Stash enhancements

Thimble & Thread Make Christmas Kit
Featuring a lovely christmassy projectbag, DPN holder and other goodies!

Felici Yarn by Knitpicks
Which I was able to get through the lovely Natasa from Canada. She is an amazing knitter and spinner friend.

Hedgehog fibres club for November
I am currently enrolled in the Sock + mini club. But I will say no more, spoilers!

Loop London Haul
Featuring 3 skeins of The Uncommon Thread Lush Worsted for the Cozy Shlanket MKAL by Mina Philipp.+ A skein of Brooklyn Tweed Loft to make Bram Fingerless Gloves
+ Two skeins of a lovely grey I don’t have currently with me, so I have no info!

I Knit London Haul
Featuring a full skein + 5x20grams mini’s of their I Knit or Dye Ziggie Stardust base and some Soak Samples.

 

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