On this episode, we're happy to announce a store-wide Spring Sale this weekend only! Shop with us April 7-9 for discounts on all your favorites. Corinne and Maggie also have lots of knitting to talk about - check out Maggie's new Paul Klee Sweater(s) on the needles! Caitlin also joins us to talk about choosing drapey yarns for shawls, and Rachel from Fair Isle has a postcard for us where she answers some of your questions!
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07:04 What We’re Wearing, WIPs & Winner #1
17:52 Caitlin- Projects
25:35 Caitlin- What Makes Yarn Drapey
35:36 Shawl KAL Preparations
48:44 Community Contributor
56:20 Shop Update
1:09:18 Fair Isle Postcard
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What We're Wearing
Corinne is wearing her Victory Cardigan in Rauma Vams
Maggie is wearing her Belmont Cardigan by Gudrun Johnston in Jamieson & Smith Heritage, moss colorway
Paul Klee Sweater by Midori Hirose in Jamieson & Smith and some Jamieson of Shetland Spindrift
Corinne’s WIPs are all planning and starting. Inspiration struck for a colorwork project!
Shawl KAL is coming! Cast on April 21st.
Wearing the Pressed Flowers Cardigan by Amy Christoffers in Ullcentrum 2-ply and handspun
Linus Shawl by Annett Cordes
Summa Stripes Shawl by Meiju K-P in The Plucky Knitter yarn
Aggregate Shawl by Jimenez Joseph in souvenir yarn
Courage Shawl by Shannon Cook in mostly handspun
Half Hansel Hap by Gudrun Johnston in Jamieson & Smith and Jamieson & Smith Shetland Supreme
Drapey yarn options-
Maggie’s Shawl KAL plan-
Hansel Hap in 202 with purple & bronze contrasting colors
Vatna Shawl by Gudrun Johnston
Corinne’s Shawl KAL plan-
Halligarth by Gudrun Johnston
Lesley Wilson- Community Contributor
Wearing Pohjolan Neito in Tukuwool DK from Knitted Kavala by Jenna Kostet
Victory Cardigan in Rauma Vams, purchased with course!
Vanilla Fluff Sweater in Rauma Finullgarn & Plum (Mohair), purchased with course!
Douglas Cardi by Andrea Mowry in Tukuwool DK
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In The Shop
Pyry Hat in TukuWool DK
Dulcinea by Lucía Ruiz de Aguirre in WoolDreamers Dehesa de Barrrera
Yvonne MT Shawl by Natasja Hornby in Biches & Bûches Le Petit Lambswool
Rauma Finullgarn Hap Yarn Sets by Patricia Anne Fortune:
Treasures from the Forest Path
Amy Christoffers's Pressed Flowers shawl in Oysters & Purls
Making Memories: Timeless Knits for Children by Claudia Quintanilla
Mouche & Friends: Seamless Toys to Knit and Love by Cinthia Vallet
Rachel’s Fair Isle Postcard
Find her at-
Website: https://www.bee-croft.co.uk/ Includes “Adopt a Sheep” page!
Support her at: www.ko-fi.com/barklandcroft or
Fair Isle Knitting by Sarah Don
The Complete Book of Traditional Fair Isle Knitting by Sheila McGregor
200 Fair Isle Designs by Mary Jane Mucklestone
A Shetlander’s Fair Isle Graph Book by Shetland Guild of Spinners, Weavers, Knitters & Dyers through the Shetland Times bookshop
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