Knitting Expat Podcast – Episode 115 – Back At It!

Hello everyone … welcome to Episode 115 the Knitting Expat Podcast … this has become such a wonderful way for me to get more involved with the online knitting community and I’ve been loving it so far … so please do get in touch … I’d love to hear from you … so far I’ve been loving the interaction with other knitters from around the world that this new avenue has opened up to me … come join the fun …

Here is this weeks episode …

Things I talked about …

INTRODUCTION & WHERE TO FIND ME:

Hi my name is Mina, I currently live in New York City with my Husband and 2 cats, we lived in Dubai and then Bahrain up until recently and before that we were in London UK. You can learn more in the ABOUT ME section, otherwise if you have any questions please leave a comment or send me a message on Ravelry/Instagram.

You can find me on RAVELRY … INSTAGRAM … FACEBOOK … and my LIFE BLOG … and of course YOUTUBE …

I have also created a RAVELRY GROUP for the Knitting Expat Podcast so you can join in the conversation there …

You can find my Original Designs for sale on Ravelry HERE …

FO’s

  1. Childs Cabled Cardigan – 4mm (US6) – New Pattern coming soon – using Primrose Yarn Co on the Jasper DK Base in the Nasty Unicorn Colourway
  2. Convertible Mits for Perry – 3.25mm (US4) – Wiluksu Pattern by Brittany Elbertson, knit using Into The Whirled Dresden DK in the Mildly Amusing Colourway – will need to modify for the thumb
  3. Star Wars socks – 2.25mm (US1) – using Wild Hare Fibre Studios in the These are the Droids you are Looking For colourway (75/25)
  4. Handspun Christmas Eve Socks – 2.25mm (US1) – Into The Whirled handspun in the Radioactive Colourway
  5. Pastel Rainbow – 2.25mm (US1) – Austermann Stepp – 0219 Rainbow
  6. Monet Sock Blank – 2.25mm (US1) – Hypwool Yarns Sock Blank in the Monet’s Garden colourway – Ice Dyed
  7. Moor Marled Socks – 2.25mm (US1) – Wendy Roam Yarn – in the Moor Colourway
  8. Cool Cat Copper – 2.5mm (US1.5) – Wool & The Gang – in the Cool Cat Copper colourway – my VKL project started the heels on the morning of VKL and finished kitchenering the toes when I got home. I go in to more details with a review on this product in the podcast.

WIPS

  1. Scrappy Granny Stripe Blanket – 3.5mm E Hook – following Attic 24 tutorial – chainless foundation approx. 270sts
  2. Changes Shawl – 3.75mm (US5) – Using Primrose Yarn Co in the Adelaide base in a selection of Colours – tags are all stuck in the middle of each ball so can’t pull them all out. – keep thinking of that David Bowie Song – Changes
  3. Sock Club Socks – 2.25mm (US1) – using Lolodidit Lolos favourite base (MCN) in the Tin Roof Remix and Fame colourways
  4. Sock Club Socks – 2.25mm (US1) – using Norah George Yarns in the Sock base (SW Merino/Nylon) in the Philipptown Colourway
  5. Sock Club Socks – 2.25mm (US1) – using Once Upon A Corgi on the Issac base (100 Polworth) in the Narnia colourway
  6. Vanilla Socks – 2.25mm (US1) – using knitpicks Felici base (75/25 SW Merino/Nylon) in the Sonora Sunset colourway – All vanilla Socks are knit using my Vanilla Sock Recipe available on Ravelry.

ACQUISITIONS:

Sock Pattern Club – The New York Collection:

Check out the Chatter Thread HERE for details!

You can purchase the Ebook HERE

2018 Sock Pattern Clubs – Wanderlust & Cosy Collections:

Check out the INFO THREAD for more details … also you can purchase the WANDERLUST SOCK CLUB and the COSY SOCK CLUB at a discounted price until the New Year!

#KEDKAL17 – Knitting Expat Designs Year Long KAL

Check out the Chatter Thread HERE for details

Self Managed Mini Skein Swap:

See details in the THREAD

QUESTIONS FOR YOU:

OTHER THINGS:

– Coupon Thread HERE

– Knitting Planning Spreadsheet – HERE

– Yarn tracking Spreadsheet – HERE

General Comments About Pattern Support –

Please use the email (knittingexpat@gmail.com) in the patterns or Rav private messaging to ask me about any patter support questions you have. Instagram/facebook etc are not appropriate places to ask for pattern support. I don’t always see your questions there or get notifications about private messages on instagram. I specifically include my email address on all of my patterns so you have a way to contact me for pattern support and I would appreciate it if you would respect that and use that avenue to contact me … it is by far the best way to do so and I am likely to respond to you the fastest via email as well.

I get a lot of questions about links in the pattern pdf’s not working and all you have to do is copy and paste the link into your internet browser if that is the case. The links for some reason don’t always work on mobile devices so you may have to access them on a computer.

PODCASTS:

Skeindeer Knits

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That is it for this week’s Episode, I hope you enjoyed and if you did please subscribe on Youtube … join the Ravelry group and leave a little comment to say hello and/or to let me know what you think … I’d love to hear if you have any suggestions or ideas for the podcast and of course I’d be happy to answer any questions you may have aswell.

Till next time …

Happy Knitting …

Mina X

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Knitting Expat Podcast – Episode 114 – Filming After Bedtime!

Hello everyone … welcome to Episode 114 the Knitting Expat Podcast … this has become such a wonderful way for me to get more involved with the online knitting community and I’ve been loving it so far … so please do get in touch … I’d love to hear from you … so far I’ve been loving the interaction with other knitters from around the world that this new avenue has opened up to me … come join the fun …

Here is this weeks episode …

Things I talked about …

INTRODUCTION & WHERE TO FIND ME:

Hi my name is Mina, I currently live in New York City with my Husband and 2 cats, we lived in Dubai and then Bahrain up until recently and before that we were in London UK. You can learn more in the ABOUT ME section, otherwise if you have any questions please leave a comment or send me a message on Ravelry/Instagram.

You can find me on RAVELRY … INSTAGRAM … FACEBOOK … and my LIFE BLOG … and of course YOUTUBE …

I have also created a RAVELRY GROUP for the Knitting Expat Podcast so you can join in the conversation there …

You can find my Original Designs for sale on Ravelry HERE …

FO’s

  1. Vanilla gift socks – 2.25mm (US1) – Krityum Handmade Yarn – Satrangi colourway on the Rozanna sock base 75/25
  2. Perry Christmas gift socks – 2.25mm (US1) – Artisan Yarns – Boo Berry colourway on the Alpaca sock base
  3. Mix & Match Adult Cardigan – 4mm (US6) – New Pattern coming soon – using Into The Whirled DK Dresden Base in the Mildly Amusing Colourway (Kettle Dyed)
  4. Int/Adv Club socks (2) – 2.25mm (US1) – The Cozy Knitter Yarn – Spectrum colourway on the Bliss sock base 80/20 SWMerino/Nylon
  5. Beg Club Socks (3) – 2.25mm (US1) – Yoshi & Lucy Yarns – Sparkle base in the Chocolate Cake colourway (75/20/5 SWMerino/Nylon/Stelina)
  6. Baby Bonnet & Mittens – 4mm (US6) Tanis Fibre Arts in the Worsted Weight in the Iris Colourway
  7. Baby Mistletoe Tube Socks – 2.25mm (US1), using baby sock pattern with no heel knit slightly larger and longer than usual for Layla so they will hopefully still fit her next year out of Turle Purl Yarns Stirped Turtle Toes in the Mistletoe Kisses Colourway

WIPS

  1. Scrappy Granny Stripe Blanket – 3.5mm E Hook – following Attic 24 tutorial – chainless foundation approx. 270sts
  2. Childs Cabled Cardigan – 4mm (US6) – New Pattern coming soon – using Primrose Yarn Co on the Jasper DK Base in the Nasty Unicorn Colourway
  3. Int/Adv Club socks (3) – 2.25mm (US1) – Babbles Yarns – Calypso Colourway on the Merino sock base 75/25 SWMerino/Nylon

ACQUISITIONS:

Sock Pattern Club – The New York Collection:

Check out the Chatter Thread HERE for details!

You can purchase the Ebook HERE

2018 Sock Pattern Clubs – Wanderlust & Cosy Collections:

Check out the INFO THREAD for more details … also you can purchase the WANDERLUST SOCK CLUB and the COSY SOCK CLUB at a discounted price until the New Year!

#KEDKAL17 – Knitting Expat Designs Year Long KAL

Check out the Chatter Thread HERE for details

Self Managed Mini Skein Swap:

See details in the THREAD

QUESTIONS FOR YOU:

OTHER THINGS:

– Coupon Thread HERE

– Knitting Planning Spreadsheet – HERE

– Yarn tracking Spreadsheet – HERE

General Comments About Pattern Support –

Please use the email (knittingexpat@gmail.com) in the patterns or Rav private messaging to ask me about any patter support questions you have. Instagram/facebook etc are not appropriate places to ask for pattern support. I don’t always see your questions there or get notifications about private messages on instagram. I specifically include my email address on all of my patterns so you have a way to contact me for pattern support and I would appreciate it if you would respect that and use that avenue to contact me … it is by far the best way to do so and I am likely to respond to you the fastest via email as well.

I get a lot of questions about links in the pattern pdf’s not working and all you have to do is copy and paste the link into your internet browser if that is the case. The links for some reason don’t always work on mobile devices so you may have to access them on a computer.

PODCASTS:

Sticks + Twine

By The Lakeside

Dye Another Day

(All can be found on Youtube)

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That is it for this week’s Episode, I hope you enjoyed and if you did please subscribe on Youtube … join the Ravelry group and leave a little comment to say hello and/or to let me know what you think … I’d love to hear if you have any suggestions or ideas for the podcast and of course I’d be happy to answer any questions you may have aswell.

Till next time …

Happy Knitting …

Mina X

Knitting Expat Podcast – Episode 113 – Feeling A Little Unprepared

Hello everyone … welcome to Episode 113 the Knitting Expat Podcast … this has become such a wonderful way for me to get more involved with the online knitting community and I’ve been loving it so far … so please do get in touch … I’d love to hear from you … so far I’ve been loving the interaction with other knitters from around the world that this new avenue has opened up to me … come join the fun …

Here is this weeks episode …

Things I talked about …

INTRODUCTION & WHERE TO FIND ME:

Hi my name is Mina, I currently live in New York City with my Husband and 2 cats, we lived in Dubai and then Bahrain up until recently and before that we were in London UK. You can learn more in the ABOUT ME section, otherwise if you have any questions please leave a comment or send me a message on Ravelry/Instagram.

You can find me on RAVELRY … INSTAGRAM … FACEBOOK … and my LIFE BLOG … and of course YOUTUBE …

I have also created a RAVELRY GROUP for the Knitting Expat Podcast so you can join in the conversation there …

You can find my Original Designs for sale on Ravelry HERE …

FO’s

  1. Xmas Club socks – 2.25mm (US1) – Turtle Purl Yarns – Mistletoe Kisses Colourway on the 75/25 sock base
  2. Int/Adv Club socks (1) – 2.25mm (US1) – Makershaven Yarn – Midnight Talks colourway on the Simple sock base 80/20 SWMerino/Nylon
  3. Beg Sock Club (1) – 2.5mm (US1.5) – Fully Spun Yarn in The Blue Hole colourway 85/15 SWMerino/Nylon
  4. Beg Sock Club (2) – 2.25mm (US1) – Teenybutton Studio – Sallys Pralines – BFL sock 80/20

WIPS

  1. Scrappy Granny Stripe Blanket – 3.5mm E Hook – following Attic 24 tutorial – chainless foundation approx. 270sts
  2. Vanilla gift socks – 2.25mm (US1) – Krityum Handmade Yarn – Satrangi colourway on the Rozanna sock base 75/25
  3. Perry Christmas gift socks – 2.25mm (US1) – Artisan Yarns – Boo Berry colourway on the Alpaca sock base
  4. Mix & Match Adult Cardigan – 4mm (US6) – New Pattern coming soon – using Into The Whirled DK Dresden Base in the Mildly Amusing Colourway (Kettle Dyed)
  5. Int/Adv Club socks (2) – 2.25mm (US1) – The Cozy Knitter Yarn – Spectrum colourway on the Bliss sock base 80/20 SWMerino/Nylon

ACQUISITIONS:

Sock Pattern Club – The New York Collection:

Check out the Chatter Thread HERE for details!

You can purchase the Ebook HERE

#KEDKAL17 – Knitting Expat Designs Year Long KAL

Check out the Chatter Thread HERE for details

Self Managed Mini Skein Swap:

See details in the THREAD

QUESTIONS FOR YOU:

OTHER THINGS:

– Coupon Thread HERE

– Knitting Planning Spreadsheet – HERE

– Yarn tracking Spreadsheet – HERE

General Comments About Pattern Support –

Please use the email (knittingexpat@gmail.com) in the patterns or Rav private messaging to ask me about any patter support questions you have. Instagram/facebook etc are not appropriate places to ask for pattern support. I don’t always see your questions there or get notifications about private messages on instagram. I specifically include my email address on all of my patterns so you have a way to contact me for pattern support and I would appreciate it if you would respect that and use that avenue to contact me … it is by far the best way to do so and I am likely to respond to you the fastest via email as well.

I get a lot of questions about links in the pattern pdf’s not working and all you have to do is copy and paste the link into your internet browser if that is the case. The links for some reason don’t always work on mobile devices so you may have to access them on a computer.

PODCASTS:

 

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That is it for this week’s Episode, I hope you enjoyed and if you did please subscribe on Youtube … join the Ravelry group and leave a little comment to say hello and/or to let me know what you think … I’d love to hear if you have any suggestions or ideas for the podcast and of course I’d be happy to answer any questions you may have aswell.

Till next time …

Happy Knitting …

Mina X

Knitting Expat Podcast – Episode 112 – Squealing Baby!

Hello everyone … welcome to Episode 112 the Knitting Expat Podcast … this has become such a wonderful way for me to get more involved with the online knitting community and I’ve been loving it so far … so please do get in touch … I’d love to hear from you … so far I’ve been loving the interaction with other knitters from around the world that this new avenue has opened up to me … come join the fun …

Here is this weeks episode …

Things I talked about …

INTRODUCTION & WHERE TO FIND ME:

Hi my name is Mina, I currently live in New York City with my Husband and 2 cats, we lived in Dubai and then Bahrain up until recently and before that we were in London UK. You can learn more in the ABOUT ME section, otherwise if you have any questions please leave a comment or send me a message on Ravelry/Instagram.

You can find me on RAVELRY … INSTAGRAM … FACEBOOK … and my LIFE BLOG … and of course YOUTUBE …

I have also created a RAVELRY GROUP for the Knitting Expat Podcast so you can join in the conversation there …

You can find my Original Designs for sale on Ravelry HERE …

FO’s

  1. Vanilla gift socks – 2.25mm (U1) – Hedgehog Fibres Yarn – creature colourway on the Twist sock base 80/20 BFL/Nylon
  2. Baby Socks for Layla 2 pairs – 2.25mm (US1) – Using leftovers from socks I knit
  3. Vintage Inspired Baby Dress for Bundle Up Betty – 2.75mm (US2) pattern is coming soon, knit the sample using leftovers from Little Bean Loves Yarn on the MCN base in a Custom Red colourway.

WIPS

  1. Scrappy Granny Stripe Blanket – 3.5mm E Hook – following Attic 24 tutorial – chainless foundation approx. 270sts
  2. Vanilla gift socks – 2.25mm (U1) – Krityum Handmade Yarn – Satrangi colourway on the Rozanna sock base 75/25
  3. Perry Christmas gift socks – 2.25mm (U1) – Artisan Yarns – Boo Berry colourway on the Alpaca sock base
  4. Xmas Club socks – 2.25mm (U1) – Turtle Purl Yarns – Mistletoe Kisses Colourway on the 75/25 sock base
  5. Int/Adv Club socks (1) – 2.25mm (U1) – Makershaven Yarn – Midnight Talks colourway on the Simple sock base 80/20
  6. Mix & Match Adult Cardigan – 4mm (US6) – New Pattern coming soon – using Into The Whirled DK Dresden Base in the Mildly Amusing Colourway (Kettle Dyed)

ACQUISITIONS:

Sock Pattern Club – The New York Collection:

Check out the Chatter Thread HERE for details!

You can purchase the Ebook HERE

#KEDKAL17 – Knitting Expat Designs Year Long KAL

Check out the Chatter Thread HERE for details

Self Managed Mini Skein Swap:

See details in the THREAD

Road To Rhinebeck MKAL:

See details in the THREAD

WAK $50 Giftcard Giveaway:

See Details in the THREAD

QUESTIONS FOR YOU:

OTHER THINGS:

– Coupon Thread HERE

– Knitting Planning Spreadsheet – HERE

– Yarn tracking Spreadsheet – HERE

General Comments About Pattern Support –

Please use the email (knittingexpat@gmail.com) in the patterns or Rav private messaging to ask me about any patter support questions you have. Instagram/facebook etc are not appropriate places to ask for pattern support. I don’t always see your questions there or get notifications about private messages on instagram. I specifically include my email address on all of my patterns so you have a way to contact me for pattern support and I would appreciate it if you would respect that and use that avenue to contact me … it is by far the best way to do so and I am likely to respond to you the fastest via email as well.

I get a lot of questions about links in the pattern pdf’s not working and all you have to do is copy and paste the link into your internet browser if that is the case. The links for some reason don’t always work on mobile devices so you may have to access them on a computer.

PODCASTS:

 

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That is it for this week’s Episode, I hope you enjoyed and if you did please subscribe on Youtube … join the Ravelry group and leave a little comment to say hello and/or to let me know what you think … I’d love to hear if you have any suggestions or ideas for the podcast and of course I’d be happy to answer any questions you may have aswell.

Till next time …

Happy Knitting …

Mina X

Knitting Expat Podcast – Episode 111 – Countdown To Rhinebeck!

Hello everyone … welcome to Episode 111 the Knitting Expat Podcast … this has become such a wonderful way for me to get more involved with the online knitting community and I’ve been loving it so far … so please do get in touch … I’d love to hear from you … so far I’ve been loving the interaction with other knitters from around the world that this new avenue has opened up to me … come join the fun …

Here is this weeks episode …

Things I talked about …

INTRODUCTION & WHERE TO FIND ME:

Hi my name is Mina, I currently live in New York City with my Husband and 2 cats, we lived in Dubai and then Bahrain up until recently and before that we were in London UK. You can learn more in the ABOUT ME section, otherwise if you have any questions please leave a comment or send me a message on Ravelry/Instagram.

You can find me on RAVELRY … INSTAGRAM … FACEBOOK … and my LIFE BLOG … and of course YOUTUBE …

I have also created a RAVELRY GROUP for the Knitting Expat Podcast so you can join in the conversation there …

You can find my Original Designs for sale on Ravelry HERE …

FO’s

  1. Mix & Match Striped Child Hat – 4mm (US6) own pattern, using leftovers of the knitpicks tweed yarn held double. Striped the Reds and cream colour
  2. Mix & Match Striped Child Hat – 4mm (US6) own pattern, using leftovers of the knitpicks tweed yarn held double. Striped the Green colours
  3. Baby Socks – 3 pairs – 2.25mm (US1) using my Baby & Toddler Socks Recipe pattern – using scraps.
  4. Mix & Match Baby Sweater – 4mm (US6) – Own pattern available on Ravelry – Using Knit Picks Lost Lake Heather in Stroll Tweed held double.
  5. Baby Pom Pom Mobile – pom pom makers and scraps
  6. Vintage Inspired Baby Dress – 3.75mm (US5) pattern is coming soon, knit the sample using Little Bean Loves Yarn on the MCN base in a Custom Red colourway.

WIPS

  1. Scrappy Granny Stripe Blanket – 3.5mm E Hook – following Attic 24 tutorial – chainless foundation approx. 270sts
  2. Vanilla gift socks – 2.25mm (U1) – Krityum Handmade Yarn – Satrangi colourway on the Rozanna sock base 75/25
  3. Vanilla gift socks – 2.25mm (U1) – Hedgehog Fibres Yarn – creature colourway on the Twist sock base 80/20 BFL/Nylon
  4. Perry Christmas gift socks – 2.25mm (U1) – Artisan Yarns – Boo Berry colourway on the Alpaca sock base
  5. Baby Socks for Layla – 2.25mm (US1) – Using leftovers from socks I knit
  6. Mix & Match Adult Cardigan – 4mm (US6) – New Pattern coming soon – using Into The Whirled DK Pokkoku Base in the Mildly Amusing Colourway (Kettle Dyed)

ACQUISITIONS:

Sock Pattern Club – The New York Collection:

Check out the Chatter Thread HERE for details!

You can purchase the Ebook HERE

#KEDKAL17 – Knitting Expat Designs Year Long KAL

Check out the Chatter Thread HERE for details

Self Managed Mini Skein Swap:

See details in the THREAD

Road To Rhinebeck MKAL:

See details in the THREAD

WAK $50 Giftcard Giveaway:

See Details in the THREAD

QUESTIONS FOR YOU:

OTHER THINGS:

– Coupon Thread HERE

– Knitting Planning Spreadsheet – HERE

– Yarn tracking Spreadsheet – HERE

General Comments About Pattern Support –

Please use the email (knittingexpat@gmail.com) in the patterns or Rav private messaging to ask me about any patter support questions you have. Instagram/facebook etc are not appropriate places to ask for pattern support. I don’t always see your questions there or get notifications about private messages on instagram. I specifically include my email address on all of my patterns so you have a way to contact me for pattern support and I would appreciate it if you would respect that and use that avenue to contact me … it is by far the best way to do so and I am likely to respond to you the fastest via email as well.

I get a lot of questions about links in the pattern pdf’s not working and all you have to do is copy and paste the link into your internet browser if that is the case. The links for some reason don’t always work on mobile devices so you may have to access them on a computer.

PODCASTS:

 

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That is it for this week’s Episode, I hope you enjoyed and if you did please subscribe on Youtube … join the Ravelry group and leave a little comment to say hello and/or to let me know what you think … I’d love to hear if you have any suggestions or ideas for the podcast and of course I’d be happy to answer any questions you may have aswell.

Till next time …

Happy Knitting …

Mina X

Knitting Expat Podcast – Episode 110 – Lots To Catch Up On!

Hello everyone … welcome to Episode 110 the Knitting Expat Podcast … this has become such a wonderful way for me to get more involved with the online knitting community and I’ve been loving it so far … so please do get in touch … I’d love to hear from you … so far I’ve been loving the interaction with other knitters from around the world that this new avenue has opened up to me … come join the fun …

Here is this weeks episode …

Things I talked about …

INTRODUCTION & WHERE TO FIND ME:

Hi my name is Mina, I currently live in New York City with my Husband and 2 cats, we lived in Dubai and then Bahrain up until recently and before that we were in London UK. You can learn more in the ABOUT ME section, otherwise if you have any questions please leave a comment or send me a message on Ravelry/Instagram.

You can find me on RAVELRY … INSTAGRAM … FACEBOOK … and my LIFE BLOG … and of course YOUTUBE …

I have also created a RAVELRY GROUP for the Knitting Expat Podcast so you can join in the conversation there …

You can find my Original Designs for sale on Ravelry HERE …

FO’s

  1. Vanilla Gift Socks – 2.25mm (US1) – own pattern – using Knit Style Yarn – Squirtle Colourway on the Trendy Sock base 75/25
  2. The Makers Cuff / Pebble Socks – 2.25mm (US1) – a free cuff pattern by Amber Crawley – dyer behind Makershaven yarn and host of the Makershaven podcast – using Narwhal Needleworks Yarn in the Lil Narwhal in the Big City on the Ravenwood Tweed base – this years VKL colourway – combined with my Pebbles sock pattern
  3. Mix & Match Child Hat – 4mm (US6) own pattern, using leftovers from the Makershaven Yarn from the sweater. And a second baby size our of the knitpicks tweed yarn held double.
  4. Baby Socks – Several pairs – 2.25mm (US1) own recipe for baby socks for Layla – using scraps – pattern coming soon with several sizes going from baby to small child.
  5. Christmas Little Nugget Sweater – 3.7mm (US5) – Own pattern available on Ravelry – Using leftover scraps from the Garter Chevron Blanket for my Nephew
  6. Baby Pom Pom Mobile – pom pom makers and scraps
  7. A Stocking for Layla – 5mm (US8) own design – used FernFiber Yarn on their Romney base in Sport weight (Held Double) in the Grey (Undyed) and Green (Combination of Goldenrod and Indigo) the company is actually no longer dying yarn, but any equivillant would work. Fingering held double, worsted/aran weight. Made up the pattern as I went and am hoping to write up a quite pattern/recipe for it as well.

WIPS

  1. Scrappy Granny Stripe Blanket – 3.5mm E Hook – following Attic 24 tutorial – chainless foundation approx. 270sts
  2. Vanilla gift socks – 2.25mm (U1) – Krityum Handmade Yarn – Satrangi colourway on the Rozanna sock base 75/25

ACQUISITIONS:

Sock Pattern Club – The New York Collection:

Check out the Chatter Thread HERE for details!

You can purchase the Ebook HERE

#KEDKAL17 – Knitting Expat Designs Year Long KAL

Check out the Chatter Thread HERE for details

Self Managed Mini Skein Swap:

See details in the THREAD

Road To Rhinebeck MKAL:

See details in the THREAD

QUESTIONS FOR YOU:

OTHER THINGS:

– Coupon Thread HERE

– Knitting Planning Spreadsheet – HERE

– Yarn tracking Spreadsheet – HERE

General Comments About Pattern Support –

Please use the email (knittingexpat@gmail.com) in the patterns or Rav private messaging to ask me about any patter support questions you have. Instagram/facebook etc are not appropriate places to ask for pattern support. I don’t always see your questions there or get notifications about private messages on instagram. I specifically include my email address on all of my patterns so you have a way to contact me for pattern support and I would appreciate it if you would respect that and use that avenue to contact me … it is by far the best way to do so and I am likely to respond to you the fastest via email as well.

I get a lot of questions about links in the pattern pdf’s not working and all you have to do is copy and paste the link into your internet browser if that is the case. The links for some reason don’t always work on mobile devices so you may have to access them on a computer.

PODCASTS:

Yarngasm

Sweet Sparrow Knits

Once Upon A Corgi

Yoshi & Lucy Knits

Brooklyn Knitfolk

……………………………………………

That is it for this week’s Episode, I hope you enjoyed and if you did please subscribe on Youtube … join the Ravelry group and leave a little comment to say hello and/or to let me know what you think … I’d love to hear if you have any suggestions or ideas for the podcast and of course I’d be happy to answer any questions you may have aswell.

Till next time …

Happy Knitting …

Mina X

Knitting Expat Podcast – Episode 109 – All The Scrappy Projects!

Hello everyone … welcome to Episode 109 the Knitting Expat Podcast … this has become such a wonderful way for me to get more involved with the online knitting community and I’ve been loving it so far … so please do get in touch … I’d love to hear from you … so far I’ve been loving the interaction with other knitters from around the world that this new avenue has opened up to me … come join the fun …

Here is this weeks episode …

Things I talked about …

INTRODUCTION & WHERE TO FIND ME:

Hi my name is Mina, I currently live in New York City with my Husband and 2 cats, we lived in Dubai and then Bahrain up until recently and before that we were in London UK. You can learn more in the ABOUT ME section, otherwise if you have any questions please leave a comment or send me a message on Ravelry/Instagram.

You can find me on RAVELRY … INSTAGRAM … FACEBOOK … and my LIFE BLOG … and of course YOUTUBE …

I have also created a RAVELRY GROUP for the Knitting Expat Podcast so you can join in the conversation there …

You can find my Original Designs for sale on Ravelry HERE …

FO’s

  1. Pinwheel Sock Scrap Blanket – completed! – own pattern available on Ravelry, used 3mm needles – total of 30 blocks.
  2. Vanilla Gift Socks – 2.25mm (US1) – own pattern – using Alize sock yarn – no Colourway number or name on the band
  3. Christmas Baby Chevron Blanket – 6mm (US10) – I’ve released a free pattern for this one – for my SIL’s baby – only using 5 of the colours out of the 6, going the use the 6th to make a sweater for the baby and use the leftovers of the other colours to make some contrasting stripes.
  4. 4 Pairs of Baby Socks – 2.25mm (US1) – Using scraps and my own recipe for socks for Layla – Dual purpose project – once she outgrows them I will turn them into her own little advent calendar.
  5. Mix & Match Baby/Child Sweater – 4mm (US6) own design – used Makershaven Yarn in the Layla Colourway on the DK base – currently this pattern is in testing I’m hoping it will be released in the middle-end of September

WIPS

  1. Scrappy Granny Stripe Blanket – 3.5mm E Hook – following Attic 24 tutorial – chainless foundation approx. 270sts
  2. The Makers Cuff Socks – 2.25mm (US1) – a free cuff pattern by Amber Crawley – dyer behind Makershaven yarn and host of the Makershaven podcast – using Narwhal Needleworks Yarn in the Lil Narwhal in the Big City – this years VKL colourway
  3. Baby Socks – 2.5mm (US1.5) own recipe for baby socks for Layla – using Blacker Yarns Brushwork sample I was sent to review.
  4. Christmas Little Nugget Sweater – 3.7mm (US5) – Own pattern available on Ravelry – Using leftover scraps from the Garter Chevron Blanket for my Nephew
  5. Baby Pom Pom Mobile – pom pom makers and scraps

ACQUISITIONS:

  • Lavender Lune yarn Co
  • Fully spun
  • We Are Knitters Kit – Coupon Code – WAK_KNITTINGEXPAT20 – gives 20% off on website till 31st October 2017
  • Vessel Yarn Co
  • Also been donated a few patterns to use for giveaways
    • Clark Socks by Jaclyn Salem – Brooklyn Knitfolk
    • Asphodel Potion Hat by Barbara Nalewko – Knitting I Love

Sock Pattern Club – The New York Collection:

Check out the Chatter Thread HERE for details!

You can purchase the Ebook HERE

#KEDKAL17 – Knitting Expat Designs Year Long KAL

Check out the Chatter Thread HERE for details

Self Managed Mini Skein Swap:

See details in the THREAD

Road To Rhinebeck MKAL:

See details in the THREAD

 

 

QUESTIONS FOR YOU:

OTHER THINGS:

– Coupon Thread HERE

– Knitting Planning Spreadsheet – HERE

– Yarn tracking Spreadsheet – HERE

General Comments About Pattern Support –

Please use the email (knittingexpat@gmail.com) in the patterns or Rav private messaging to ask me about any patter support questions you have. Instagram/facebook etc are not appropriate places to ask for pattern support. I don’t always see your questions there or get notifications about private messages on instagram. I specifically include my email address on all of my patterns so you have a way to contact me for pattern support and I would appreciate it if you would respect that and use that avenue to contact me … it is by far the best way to do so and I am likely to respond to you the fastest via email as well.

I get a lot of questions about links in the pattern pdf’s not working and all you have to do is copy and paste the link into your internet browser if that is the case. The links for some reason don’t always work on mobile devices so you may have to access them on a computer.

PODCASTS:

 

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That is it for this week’s Episode, I hope you enjoyed and if you did please subscribe on Youtube … join the Ravelry group and leave a little comment to say hello and/or to let me know what you think … I’d love to hear if you have any suggestions or ideas for the podcast and of course I’d be happy to answer any questions you may have aswell.

Till next time …

Happy Knitting …

Mina X