Video Podcast Episode 20 – 2017!

Housekeeping

  • 20,381 yards knitted
  • 95 yards crocheted
  • 11,436 yards spun
  • 2017 Stash-Down-Along in the Ravelry Group here

Finished Objects

  • Baby Branches by Alana Dakos pattern page, my project page
  • Bendigo Woollen Mills Classic 5 ply, hand dyed by me
  • 1,153 yards
  • 4mm generic circular
  • Vanilla socks my project page
  • Kathy’s Fibres Sock Yarn Superwash BFL/Nylon in Sea Anemone
  • 309 yards
  • 2.5mm HiyaHiya Sharps 9″ circular
  • Knitted Necklace Recipe by Briony Singleton of Gradient Yarn Australia here, my project page
  • Kathy’s Fibres Sock Yarn Superwash BFL/Nylon in Sea Anemone – 96 yards
  • Knit Cozy Silky Sock in Starbucks Orange Spice Iced Coffee – 83 yards
  • Madelinetosh Tosh Sock in Centennial Park – 95 yards
  • 5mm Knit Picks Majestic DPNs
  • Mary Margaret’s Lace Tam by Mary Craver pattern page, my project page
  • MyMuddlings Fingering in Wisteria Arbour
  • 220 yards
  • 3.25mm & 4mm generic circular

Works in Progress

  • Diagonal Crochet Blanket AKA Crazy / Ugly / Beautiful my project page
  • Various sock yarn scraps – see project page for a full list
  • Pomme de Pin by Amy Christoffers pattern page, my project page
  • Knit Picks Bare Stroll Sport, hand dyed by me in my Wisteria Arbour colourway
  • Table Lace Placemat by Coats Design Team pattern page, my project page
  • Handspun yarn purchased from my local guild stall at the Royal Adelaide Show 2014
  • Snowflake by Tin Can Knits pattern page, my project page
  • 4 Seasons Pure Wool 8 ply in 72

Spinning

  • Hilltop Cloud Time Travellers Club November 2016, Illuminated Manuscript

Shop Update

  • MyMuddlings Etsy Store
  • 2 x ‘Wisteria Arbour’ on Fingering
  • 2 x ‘Winterfell’ on Bamboo Sock
  • 2 x ‘Beating Heart’ on DK
  • 3 x knitted necklaces as previously talked about

MyMuddlings 2017 Stash-Down-Along

So the coming of 2017 has heralded the beginning of my first ever podcast -along! And I’m so excited about it! 😀

The inspiration for the -along came from my near heart attack inducing look at my stash via the exported spreadsheet from Ravelry. From memory, I have 118,000-odd yards in stash. At the time I worked out that at my 2015 rate of knitting completed, it would take me 4.75 years to knit through my stash. And that’s calculating at ˜24,000 yards per year of completed knitting! And I think that 24k yards per year isn’t too shabby! Of course, if I didn’t carry so many WIPs, my yardage might increase… 😉

So, with this in mind I decided that I desperately needed a yarn diet. Yuck. What a horrible thought. 😉 So my last purchase of yarn was from KnitPicks in late December when they had a sitewide 15% off sale. I gifted my mum and sister a MyMuddlings gift certificate (they’re available in the store too, check ’em out!), only the ones I gifted to my fam were for an item of their choice rather than a dollar value. So I ordered the yarn I needed for my mum’s gift, and also to make up my $100 free postage order, I grabbed myself a Flax Light quantity of Stroll Tonal in the Inverness colourway. I couldn’t stand the thought of not having that in my stash whilst I’m on my diet! Plus, of course I need another Flax Light for this winter!!! 😉

Enough tangents; back to the -along. Also FYI, I call it that because knitting, crochet, spinning and weaving are all eligible for the -along. Perhaps I should just call it the ‘Stash Down’. Yeah, I guess that works! 😉

The aim is to knit as much out of your stash* as possible (*stash must be acquired prior to January 1st 2017). I’ll be having two grand prizes at the end of the year, one for most yardage/meterage and one as a random prize. I’ve also had some prizes offered as donations too so they’ll be given out along with some of my products through the year. All the rules are on the Ravelry board if you’d like to join. 🙂 Each person has one FO post that they post all their completed projects in totaling up the yardage/meterage. We’re also having monthly challenges too for bonus yardage. And you also get bonus yardage for using our sponsors products in your projects. We’ve already got finished objects in the thread so we’re going gangbusters!!! 😀

If this sounds like your thing, please feel free to head over to the MyMuddlings Ravelry Group, join up and Stash Down! 😀

Video Podcast Episode 16

Finished Objects

  • Vanilla Orange Spice Socks, my project page
  • Knit Cozy Silky Sock (55% BLF / 45% Silk) in Starbucks Orange Spice Iced Coffee
  • 280 yards
  • 2.5mm HiyaHiya Sharps 9″ circular
  • Flax by Tin Can Knits pattern page, my project page
  • Knit Picks Preciosa in Boysenberry
  • 243 yards
  • 4.5mm HiyaHiya 9″ circular & generic 17″ circular, 5.5mm HiyaHiya Sharps 9″ and 16″ circulars

Works in Progress

Spinning

  • Owl About Yarn Falklands Merino in Unpredictable, my project page
  • Spinning end-to-end to chain ply
  • 282 yards of approximate sport weight

Shop Announcement

  • 30% off your purchase (excluding Christmas Kits) until 30th November with code SPRING30
  • Keep an eye on the MyMuddlings Instagram and Facebook accounts for our December promotions and why not leave a follow or a like while you’re there? 😉
  • 2017 MyMuddlings Planning Survey here

Video Podcast Episode 15

Handmade Wardrobe

Finished Objects

  • Kaleidoscope Socks, my project page
  • Knit Picks Felici in Kaleidoscope (colourway no longer available, however Felici is back for a limited time!)
  • 331 yards
  • 2.5mm HiyaHiya Sharps 9″ circular

Works in Progress

Spinning

Video Podcast Episode 14

Handmade Wardrobe

Finished Objects

Works in Progress

Spinning

Sewing

Shop Update

  • MyMuddlings Etsy store
  • ‘Iris Blooms’ on Fingering and DK
  • ‘Interstellar Overdrive’ on Fingering and Aran
  • Christmas Bags

Video Podcast Episode 13

Finished Objects

  • Apidae Mitts by Shara Lambeth, my project page
  • Tanis Fiber Arts Blue Label in Midnight
  • 113 yards (103m)
  • 3.25mm DPNs & HiyaHiya 9″ circular

Works in Progress

Spinning

Shop Update

  • MyMuddlings Etsy store
  • Christmas kits are 50% off shipping for the week of 7-13 November 2016
  • Gift certificates available
  • ‘Summer Peaches’ on Fingering and DK
  • ‘Acorns’ on Fingering and Aran

Video Podcast Episode 12

Announcements

  • 100 YouTube Subscriber Giveaway – Congratulations to our winner and thank you everyone for entering.
  • Thank you to everyone who reached out to wish me ‘get well’ last week xx

Finished Objects

  • Ravelling Leaves shawl prototype by me, project page here
  • Shorn Fibers Merino Fingering in Truffle
  • 470 yards

Works in Progress

Spinning

  • SweetGeorgia Yarns Superwash BFL in Tumbled Stone, my project page
  • 166 yards of a sport weight
  • SweetGeorgia Yarns Superwash Merino & Nylon in Tea Leaves, my project page
  • 192 yards of a heavy fingering/sport weight
  • Both traditional 3 ply spun on my Wee Peggy using the middle ratio in double drive

Shop Update

  • MyMuddlings Etsy Store
  • Christmas kits available on Wednesday, 2 November 2016 at 7pm ASCT

Video Podcast Episode 11

Housekeeping

  • 100 YouTube Subscriber giveaway in the Ravelry Group open until 30th October 2016

Works in Progress

  • Shawl design by me, project page
  • Shorn Fibers Merino Fingering in Truffle
  • Amma Granny Square Top by Maria Valles pattern page, my project page
  • Knit Picks Curio in Comfrey
  • Dogwood by TinCanKnits pattern page, my project page (later in the episode)
  • My own handspun from hand dyed Bendigo Woollen Mills Ready Spin (not currently available)

Spinning

Shop Update

Video Podcast Episode 10

Housekeeping

  • 100 YouTube Subscriber giveaway in the Ravelry Group open until 30th October 2016
  • Issues with viewer numbers and notifications on YouTube – Please try clicking the alarm icon if you’re having issues

Off the Needles

  • Vanilla Bamboo socks project page
  • Bendigo Woollen Mills Bamboo Fingering (no longer available)
  • 2.5mm HiyaHiya Sharps 9″ circular
  • 292 yards
  • Gather by TinCanKnits pattern page, my project pages Adult Medium, Baby
  • MyMuddlings DK in Birthday Surprise!
  • Adult Medium: 120 yards, baby: 65 yards
  • 4mm & 4.5mm generic 17″ circular & DPNs

Works in Progress

  • Amma Granny Square Top by Maria Valles pattern page, my project page
  • Knit Picks Curio in Comfrey
  • Dream Drops by Iga Paczek pattern page (no longer available)
  • MyMuddlings DK in Birthday Surprise!
  • Dogwood by TinCanKnits pattern page, my project page
  • My own handspun from hand dyed Bendigo Woollen Mills Ready Spin (not currently available)

Spinning

  • Dogwood 2 ply handspun project page
  • 705 yards of a worsted weight
  • Tea Rose 3 ply handspun project page
  • 1971 yards of a worsted weight

Dyeing

  • Hand dyed Bamboo Sock yarn for a Clara Dress
  • Stitched in Sweden Episode 5 show notes with details about the Clara Dress
  • Hand dyed Sock yarn for Podcaster Secret Sock Swap

Shop Update

  • MyMuddlings Etsy Store
  • ‘Bah Humbug’ on DK
  • ‘Velour Jacket’ on Sock and DK

Video Podcast Episode 8

Off the Needles

On the Hook

Spinning

  • Strelitzia 2 ply handspun project page
  • Kathy’s Fibres website
  • 522 yards of a light fingering
  • Tea Rose 3 ply handspun project page
  • Bendigo Woollen Mills Ready Spin in Tea Rose
  • The two skeins shown were 290 and 237 yards

Shop Update

  • MyMuddlings Etsy Store
  • Discount code: BIRTHDAY2016 for 15% your purchase
  • ‘Candy’ on Fine Merino Sock and Aran yarns and on Merino and Wool/Alpaca fibre
  • ‘Rock Chick’ on Merino and Wool/Alpaca fibre
  • ‘Succulent Bouquet’ on Fine Merino Sock and Aran yarns
  • ‘Budgie’ on Bamboo Sock and Fingering
  • ‘Goth’ on Fine Merino Sock and Bamboo Sock