Knitting Pipeline is sponsored by my Longaberger home businessn and Quince & Co.

Knitting Pipeline is sponsored by Quince & Co. and Knitcircus Yarns

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Episode 288 Stitches, Reviews, Nature


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This episode is sponsored by Quince & Co and Knitcircus Yarns.
New Colors of Quince & Co Phoebe

Quince & Co Phoebe. Tonal DK weight

Quince & Co  brings you American wool and other responsibly sourced fibers. We have new colors of our tonal DK weight, Phoebe. Perseus, Orion, Ursa, Andromeda,and Cygnus. Find us at Quince and Co dot com.

Knitcircus Yarns specializes in hand-dyed gradients and gradient stripes. Find at www.knitcircus.com and be sure to join our Ravelry group and listen to our podcast.
The lovely Jaala Spiro and Katie in the KnitCircus booth at Stitches.

KnitCircus goodies!

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Pipeliner Notes

Thank you to everyone who has been in touch with me. Welcome to new Pipeliners: Hazelpurls from Edmonton, Kitchensink13 who is Amanda in WI, RtBouchart who is Rita in V Beach VA, and Tricotbelle who wrote a lovely message.

Events

August Drawing for KnitCircus Parasol, 70% UD Merino and 30% Mulberry Silk. Color: La Vie en Rose



Gloves KAL…official start is September 1 but if you are rarin’ to go as my family would say, go right ahead and start now.


Threads Hope and Love

Maine Retreat Icebreaker compliments of SeashoreSharon!


Amulet Pouch by Maggie Luongo

Stitches Midwest!

Tales of Yarn, Paula, Bronwyn

Thank you to everyone who said hello!
Dawn and Paula

Elena and I finally met!



I took the class Embroider Your Knits by Anna Zillboorg.
Anna Zilboorg teaching the class

Some of Anna's beautiful work



My sampler worked in class. Left to Right: Stem stitch and variations, backstitch, Algerian Eye, Flyer, Palestrinian  Knot, Chain stitch, and Cabled Chain Stitch.

Stitches Market

Excellent array of vendors. About the same number as last year.
It's always fun to see Karen of Seven Sisters Arts and her gorgeous yarn!


Old favorites such as Seven Sisters Arts, Leading Men Fiber Arts, Kitchen Counter Crafter, Sun Valley Fibers and new ones too.  Not buying much yarn because I love what I have and need to knit some of it.

2 Guys Yarn Company (Gene and David)

New Custom Bases:




·        Big Daddy Aran weight BFL (far left)

·        Snowball Fingering Weight. SW BLF and 20% nylon (2nd from left)

·        Uptown Fingering Weight 75% SW BFL, 15% Cashmere, 10% Nylon (3rd from left)

·        Diamond 50% SW BFL, 25% Camel, 25% silk. (far right)
Kristen of Brooklyn Haberdashery


Sewing needles, notions, Japanese vintage fabric, thread, wool needle holders and kits. So generous with information and ideas. Watch Knitting Pipeline video soon! I bought wooden embroidery hoops, fabric, needles in beautiful wooden holders…


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Nature Notes with my husband, Bob

Product Notes


·        Super Flexible Knitting Blocking Wire Short Set

·        Super Flexible Knitting Blocking Wire Deluxe Set

·        Project Caddy

In The Pipeline

Knitting, Reading, Watching, Listening!

Watching

·        The Vikings

·        Great British Baking Show

·        The Americans

·        Shetland

·        Lochness

Reading

Tricotbelle asked me if I had read Kristin Lavransdatter by Sigrid Undset.

Winter at Saw-Whet Farm by JoAnna Spring Moskal



Breaking the Silence by Diane Chamberlain

Bettyville: A Memoir by George Hodgman


Bob

Climate of Hope by Michael Bloomberg and Carl Pope

The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine by Alexander McCall Smith

Even Dogs in the Wild by Ian Rankin

The Sleep Solution by W. Chris Winter, MD
Thanks for listening and haste ye back!

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I play the Great Highland Pipes, knit, observe nature, and read. My name on Ravelry is PrairiePiper. Find me on Instagram as KnittingPipeline.