Knitting Expat – Episode 27 – The One From New York & My New Pattern Collection Announced …

Hello everyone … welcome to the 27th episode of 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 Bahrain with my Husband and 2 cats, we lived in Dubai 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 RAVELRYINSTAGRAM … and my LIFE BLOG … on Periscope as @MINAPHILIPP (I don’t know how to link to that) and now of course YOUTUBE

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

Finally you can find my Project Bags for sale on ETSY

The lovely Brittany from the SpunFibreCo is looking for some lovely test knitters for her latest Shawl design … you can see a picture of the shawl and all the details for the test knit HERE … I am hoping since so many of you were so wonderful in offering to test knit for me that a couple of you will be willing to help out Brittany with her latest design.

DISCOUNT CODES:

The lovely Agata who is Amanitaa on Ravelry has offered a 15% discount on her patterns to viewers of the Knitting Expat Podcast … the code you will need to use at check out is ‘knittingexpat’ which will activate the discount. This code is valid for 1 week only so be quick!

FINISHED OBJECTS:

  1. OWN DESIGN SHAWL – Design by Me, knit on 4mm needles, Yarn is Baerenwolle Baerfoot Sock in the Forest and Best Grey Ever colourways.

WORKS IN PROGRESS:

  1. MISTAKE BLUEBERRY WAFFLE SOCKS – Knit with Lana Grossa Fantasy yarn, on 2.5mm needles using a Fish Lips Kiss Heel
  2. VANILLA ZAUBERBALL – knit with Crazy Zauberball yarn on 2.5mm needles using a fish lips kiss heel.
  3. COZY MEMORIES BLANKET – started this using my sock yarn scraps on 3mm needles, and I am using the 49 stitch count with a Central Double Decrease …Not shown this week.

RAINBOW-KAL DETAILS:

– The KAL is running until the end of September (30th) of this year.

– You will need to be a member of the KNITTING EXPAT PODCAST RAVELRY GROUP to be eligable for prizes.

– There will be a chatter thread for general Chit Chat about the KAL and other such fun things

– There will be a Finished Objects Thread which will just be for FO’s and no chatter allowed in this thread – One finished project equals one entry in the FO thread.

– There will be prizes but these are still to be decided and announced. If you are a bag maker/stitch marker maker/ yarn dyer/ other maker of things / or just a lovely viewer who is interested in donating a prize for this KAL then please get in touch with me and we can sort it out.

KNIT-A-LONG DETAILS FOR SUNRAYS SHAWL:

– The KAL is now closed and I will be drawing winners for prizes next week.

SEPTEMBER-KAL DETAILS:

– The KAL is running from 1st to the 30th September of this year. Use the Hashtag SEPTKAL on instagram so I can see all your fun projects.

– WIPs are allowed as long as the item is finished by the 30th September deadline.

– Only ‘S’ items allowed for the knit – a – long, so anything like socks, shawls, scarfs, sweaters, or any pattern name beginning with S.

– You will need to be a member of the KNITTING EXPAT PODCAST RAVELRY GROUP to be eligable for prizes.

– There will be a chatter thread for general Chit Chat about the KAL and other such fun things

– There will be a Finished Objects Thread which will just be for FO’s and no chatter allowed in this thread – One finished project equals one entry in the FO thread.

– There will be prizes (shown on the podcast this week). If you are a bag maker/stitch marker maker/ yarn dyer/ other maker of things / or just a lovely viewer who is interested in donating a prize for this KAL then please get in touch with me and we can sort it out.

PROJECT BAGS:

The shop is back up and running but there will not be a new bag update for a while.

ACQUISITIONS:

This week I shared the things I got from the Lion Brand Studio, Michaels and City Quilter Stores, as well as some lovely stitch markers from Tonya who I met up with during my time here in the City.

PODCASTS I MENTIONED:

  1. ALL YOU KNIT IS LOVE
  2. YARNGASM

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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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