Miss Elle Knits

Miss Elle Knits

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Miss Elle Knits - A UK Knitting Podcast

Episodes

Miss Elle Knits - Episode 49. 3 Belle Elles  

Not much for the shownotes here - and I'm sorry its taken so long, we recorded this back in October!!!

 

Patterns mentioned:

Vanilla Latte Socks

Paulette

 

Stores mentioned:

Great British Yarns

Wrap

 

Our Laura wearing Christmas Pudding Ornaments!!!

 

 And I'm still waiting for a picture of the owl door stop from Other Laura!

 

And last but not least... 3 Belle Elles!!!!

Enjoy!

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Miss Elle Knits - Episode 48. Let The Games Begin!  

In which there are games and things are finished!


WIPS:

Hestia using Natural Dye Studio's Dazzle HT in colourway Graphite Simply Tonks using Laughing Yaffle Sock yarn Two 3x1 rib socks using Rico sock yarn and Regia 6-ply Spinning a merino/silver sparkley batt I created myself Spinning superwash merino from KraftyKoala

Finished:

Tempest from Knitty using Knit Picks Palette

Events:

Tour de Fleece with Team Sasquatch Ravellenic Games with Team Sasquatch

My Treat Time:

Fabric from Jumble Jelly Aviemore sock yarn from Stylecraft and pattern


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Miss Elle Knits - Episode 47. Ladybug Love  

In which there are best days ever and ladybugs!


WIPS:

Tempest from Knitty using Knit Picks Palette Hestia using Natural Dye Studio's Dazzle HT in colourway Graphite Spinning a merino/silver sparkley batt I created myself Spinning superwash merino from KraftyKoala

Events:

Tour de Fleece with Team Sasquatch Ravellenic Games with Team Sasquatch

My Treat Time:

My Schacht Ladybug

Review:

Sewing an A-Line skirt with Alexa

 

Please leave me comments on any yarns/patterns/shops/books you think I should review or know about! Thanks for listening!

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Miss Elle Knits - Episode 45. Unravel 2012  

In which I travel to Farnham Maltings with Jen and meet up with the gorgeously fabulous GreenTriangleGirl from the A Playful Day Podcast, AuntieAipee from Knit.Spin.Cake Podcast, and Hoxton Handmade from the Electric Sheep Podcast.

Discussed yarns and things:

KnitGlobal Undercover Owl OneHandKnits EasyKnits SkeinQueen Natural Dye Studio Felt Studio UK The Button Table The Threshing Barn (where we tried the spinning wheels) Susan Crawford

Please leave me comments on any yarns/patterns/shops/books you think I should review or know about! Thanks for listening!

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Miss Elle Knits - Episode 44. Love, Love, Love!  

In which I am spreading the love!


WIPS:

Myrtle Cardigan using Natural Dye Studio's Dazzle HT in colourway Graphite 3x1 rib socks in Regia 6-ply Spinning a merino/silver sparkley batt I created myself

Finished:

Tunic top using Wendy Serenity Super Chunky

Events:

Unravel Stitch & Craft Show Wonderwool

My Treat Time:

A new dress!

Review:

Sewing and needle felting

Please leave me comments on any yarns/patterns/shops/books you think I should review or know about! Thanks for listening!

How to find me:
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Miss Elle Knits - Episode 43. Brr! It's Cold Out There!  

In which I am constantly cold and want to wear more cardigans!



WIPS:

Hello Kitty Crochet Scarf using Stylecraft Life DK in black, white and pink Blackberry Cabled Cardigan  put into time out! Myrtle Cardigan using Natural Dye Studio's Dazzle HT in colourway Graphite 3x1 rib socks in Rico Superba Tweed Globetrotter Socks using Laughing Yaffle Sock Yarn in colourway Miss Scarlet Spinning a merino/silver sparkley batt I created myself

Finished:

Hello Kitty Crochet Scarf using Stylecraft Life DK in black, white and pink Roundabout Socks (Rav Link) using Laughing Yaffle sock yarn in colourway Miss Scarlet Hearts & Flowers Socks from the Socks From The Toe Up book using Natural Dye Studio's Nymph in colourway Nutmeg

Events:

Unravel Stitch & Craft Show Wonderwool

My Treat Time:

Fabric!

Review:

Kollage Square DPNs vs KnitPro Cubics

Please leave me comments on any yarns/patterns/shops/books you think I should review or know about! Thanks for listening!

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Miss Elle Knits - Episode 42. It's 2012, What's Your Plan?  

In which we chat about 2012!


Mentioned links:

Miss Elle Knitwear  Brown's Folly Sheep Watch Miss Elle's Hair New pattern design - Simple KidSilk Haze Fingerless Mittens can be found on Ravelry and Hobby Buddies

 

WIPS:

Hello Kitty Crochet Scarf using Stylecraft Life DK in black, white and pink Simple KidSilk Haze Scarf using Rowan KidSilk Haze Stripes in Shade 203 - put into hibernation Harland Hoodie (Rav Link) using Stylecraft Life DK in black - revisiting in February Roundabout Socks (Rav Link) using Laughing Yaffle sock yarn in colourway Miss Scarlet Spinning a merino/silver sparkley batt I created myself

Finished:

Nothing to see here this week!

UK Sock Knitters 2012 KAL Schedule:

January
Yarn: Any
Designer: WIP clearence including 2nd alphabet socks / free choice of British designer

February
Yarn: Secret Santa yarn or British dyed yarn from your stash
Designer: KateBlackburn Kate Blackburn – double dip with Sock Knitters Anonymous

March
Yarn: Laalbear www.etsy.com/shop/laalbear
Designer: Rachel Coopey Coopknit Mystery sock

April
Yarn: yorkshirerosekjc www.etsy.com/shop/WharfdaleWoolworks
Designer: dianemulholland Diane Mulholland

May
Yarn: rdodo www.etsy.com/shop/RosiesMoments
Designer: braindead aka General Hogbuffer or Easyknitter Jon Dunn Ballam

June
Yarn: cinders aka Black Cat Fibres www.etsy.com/shop/Ruthmel1
Designer: Rhian Drinkwater Rhian82 Mystery Sock

July
Yarn: knitlewes www.etsy.com/shop/KnitwitOriginalsUK
Designer: VioletGreen – double dip with Sock Knitters Anonymous

August
Yarn: Laughing Yaffle www.laughingyaffle.com
Designer: Guernseygal Janine Le Cras

September
Yarn: knitgoddessyarns www.theknittinggoddess.co.uk
Designer: Jacqui Goulbourn tiggerbee Mystery Sock

October
Yarn: Xen www.etsy.com/shop/artofxen
Designer: YarnAddictAnni Anniken Annis

November
Yarn: Ripplescrafts www.ripplescrafts.com
Designer: probablyjaneJane Lithgow or KnitterKMS Karen Scott

December
Yarn: tigerlilith www.oldmaidenaunt.com
Designer: SkeinQueen Debbie Orr or givemesherbet Jenny Blackburn

 

My Treat Time:

New Dell Laptop New Bosch washing machine Thermae Bath Spa

Please leave me comments on any yarns/patterns/shops/books you think I should review or know about! Thanks for listening!

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Miss Elle Knits - Episode 41. Merry Christmas! I'm Back!  

In which I am back from my short break! Woohoo!

WIPS:

Hello Kitty Crochet Scarf using Stylecraft Life DK in black, white and pink Simple KidSilk Haze Scarf using Rowan KidSilk Haze Stripes in Shade 203 Harland Hoodie (Rav Link) using Stylecraft Life DK in black Spinning a merino/nylon batt I created myself

Finished:

Baby Socks using scraps of sock yarn Sunnyside (Rav Link) using Violet Green Utopia in colourway Hell's Belles

My Treat Time:

Pretty Little Charms UK

Please leave me comments on any yarns/patterns/shops/books you think I should review or know about! Thanks for listening!

How to find me:

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Ravelry - misselle

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Wren Ross - "I will knit for you" 

Miss Elle Knits - Episode 40. Blanket Time.  

In which we get snuggly with blankets :)

What's on the go:

Uzume (Rav Link) using Violet Green Socrates in a deep purpley/red colour

Spinning:

A batt I blended using merino and nylon

Finished:  

Small Wings (Rav Link) using Gothic Yarns sock yarn in colourway "Full Moon Rising" Thuja using Regia in blue/cream/brown Simple KidSilk Haze Scarf (Rav Link) in Rowan Kidsilk Haze in pink

KAL:

Podcaster Challenge (Rav Link) Goodie Bag thanks: Spinerosity Bartlett Yarns of Harmony, Maine Crystals Creations And Gifts Knit1HeartToo Miss Babs Ethereal Fibres Wolfe Farms KnittingsMyBag

Review:

Refuge Comfort Blanket Campaign from Simply Knitting and The Knitter Please send completed blankets to: Fundraising/Simply Knitting, Refuge, 4th Floor, International House, 1 St Katharine’s Way, London E1W 1UN


Please leave me comments on any yarns/patterns/shops/books you think I should review or know about! Thanks for listening!

How to find me:
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Music provided by -
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Wren Ross - "I will knit for you"

You might also like:
Miss Elle Knits - Episode 39. Heatwave!  

In which we get hot, and Diva's Don't Knit!

What's on the go:

Small Wings (Rav Link) using Gothic Yarns sock yarn in colourway "Full Moon Rising" Sunnyside (Rav Link) baby cardigan using Violet Green Utopia sock yarn Simple KidSilk Haze Scarf (Rav Link) in Rowan Kidsilk Haze in pink

Spinning:

A batt I blended using merino and nylon

Finished: 

Right Side/Wrong Side Cable (Rav Link) using KnitCave Cavern Tube socks using magic loop two-at-at-a-time in My Heart Exposed BFL Humbug fibre I spun myself  Hitchhiker Scarf (Rav Link) using Zauberball in black/grey/white

Events:

Knitting and Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace

KAL:

Podcaster Challenge (Rav Link) The KAL voting will run until October 5th, winners announced October 6th. The prize is a ball of Rico Superba Poems sock yarn in greens. 

Review:

Diva's Don't Knit by Gil McNeil

 

Please leave me comments on any yarns/patterns/shops/books you think I should review or know about! Thanks for listening!

How to find me:
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Music provided by -
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Wren Ross - "I will knit for you"

Miss Elle Knits - Episode 38. Orifice! *giggles*  

In which KnitCave and I giggle like little school girls...

We discuss our Podcaster Challenge KAL gloves (Hermione's Fingerless Gloves - Rav Link), and then KnitCave tells us all about the art yarn workshop she went on. For more information about the workshop, please find her blog entry here. And for more information on KnitCave's spinning wheels, please click here!

Miss Elle Knits - Episode 37. The KAL Continues...  

In which we announce the release of my first knitting pattern and my workshops at Jumble Jelly!

What's on the go:  

Right Side/Wrong Side Cable (Rav Link) using KnitCave Cavern Sunnyside (Rav Link) baby cardigan using Violet Green Utopia sock yarn Tube socks using magic loop two-at-at-a-time in My Heart Exposed BFL Humbug fibre I spun myself

Spinning:

Optim merino from The Thylacine using my new Turkish Spindle, Severus

Finished:

Pot Pourri (Rav Link) using a sock yarn I got in a swap

Events:

Knitting and Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace

KAL:

Podcaster Challenge (Rav Link) The KAL will be running from 2nd September until 22nd September. There will be a prize in the Miss Elle Knits group of Rico Superba Poems sock yarn in greens. The pattern is Hermione's Fingerless Gloves (Rav Link) so please come and join us! 

Please leave me comments on any yarns/patterns/shops/books you think I should review or know about! Thanks for listening!

How to find me:
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Ravelry group - Miss Elle Knits Podcast
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Music provided by -
Mevio's Music Alley.
Wren Ross - "I will knit for you"

Miss Elle Knits - Episode 36. The Reveal  

In which we reveal the KAL!


What's on the go:

Pot Pourri (Rav Link) using a sock yarn I got in a swap Sunnyside (Rav Link) baby cardigan using Violet Green Utopia sock yarn A self-designed pair of fingerless mittens Tube socks using magic loop two-at-at-a-time in My Heart Exposed BFL Humbug fibre I spun myself

Spinning:

Optim merino from The Thylacine using my new Turkish Spindle, Severus Batts from The Laalbear

Finished:

OppAtt  (Rav Link) socks using Laughing Yaffle sock yarn

Events:

Podcaster Challenge (Rav Link) Podcasters involved in the challenge: Alpaca and Ewe - Gail - http://alpacaandewe.blogspot.com/
Addicted to Yarn - Becky - http://addictedtoyarn.wordpress.com/
Barknknit - Natalie - http://barknknit.blogspot.com/
Britt Knits - Brittany - http://brittknitsvidcast.blogspot.com/
BloomingKnitter- Tina - http://bloomingknitter.wordpress.com/
CronicKnitter - Tanya - http://cronicknitter.blogspot.com/
Darthknitter -Tammy- http://proverbialknitter.com/
Dragonfly Soars – Vicki - http://dragonflysoars.blogspot.com/
DramaticKnits – Steve - http://dramaticknits.blogspot.com/
Domestikateddarling - Kate -http://www.domestikateddarling.blogspot.com/
Exchange Student in Fiberland - MariGayle -http://exchangestudentinfiberland.blogspot.com/
Family Fibers - Bobbi - http://familyfibervideocast.blogspot.com/
Knit Naturally - Dawn - http://knitnaturally.libsyn.com/webpage
Knit1hearttoo - Sheila - http://knit1hearttoo.blogspot.com/
Knit1hearttoo - Wendy - http://knit1hearttoo.blogspot.com/
Knitabulls - Diane - http://knitabullspodcast.blogspot.com/
Knitbytes - Beeca - http://knitbytes.wordpress.com/
Knittin’ on the Fly - Katie - http://knittinonthefly.blogspot.com/
Mommyneedsyarn - Erin - http://www.mommyneedsyarn.com/
Needlebound-Liz -http://needlebound.blogspot.com/
NoteableNeedle - Kate - http://noteableneedlework.blogspot.com/
Purple Photokitty’s Artwork - kelly - http://ppkart.blogspot.com/
Miss Elle Knits  - Episode 35. My Town  

In which we talk about the local history of the town I live in.


What's on the go:

OppAtt  (Rav Link) socks using Laughing Yaffle sock yarn Sunnyside (Rav Link) baby cardigan using Violet Green Utopia sock yarn A self-designed pair of fingerless mittens

Spinning:

Batts from The Laalbear

Finished:

Pixie Hat using left-over Lauging Yaffle sock yarn

Events:

Podcaster Challenge (Rav Link)

Review:

Local history of my town, Bradford-On-Avon Millenium Embroidery

Please leave me comments on any yarns/patterns/shops/books you think I should review or know about! Thanks for listening!

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Miss Elle Knits - Episode 34. Catch Up!  

In which we catch up after a 2 week gap!


What's on the go:

OppAtt  (Rav Link) socks using Laughing Yaffle sock yarn

Spinning:

Batts from The Laalbear

Finished:

Krista Tee from White Lies Designs A plain glove using Trekking XXL Negative Bricks (Rav Link) socks using an unknown stash yarn Simple lace scarf (self-designed pattern) in Rowan Kidsilk Haze

Events:

FibreFest Podcaster Challenge (Rav Link)

Review:

I got a sewing machine! Listen to my tales of learning to use it :D

Please leave me comments on any yarns/patterns/shops/books you think I should review or know about! Thanks for listening!

How to find me:
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Miss Elle Knits - Episode 33. Rhian's Adventures at KnitNation!  

In which we are joined by Rhian for a long chat :D

What's on the go:

Krista Tee from White Lies Designs A plain glove using Trekking XXL Rhian is working on: A plain ribbed sock using Laughing Yaffle Self-Striping Sock Yarn Tiny Bees from MochiMochi Land! (Rav Link) Fisherman's Pullover (Rav Link)

Spinning:

Rhian bought a spindle from Wingham Woolworks, and used merino from Handspinner.co.uk

Finished: 

Galathea Shawl (Rav Link) using Knitting Goddess Merino/Tencel Laceweight Crochet Star Blanket #754 by Bernat using Stylecraft Life DK in black and white

Events:

FibreFest Tour de Sock (Rav Link) Plurk Podcaster Challenge (Rav Link)

Review:

Knit Nation

Please leave me comments on any yarns/patterns/shops/books you think I should review or know about! Thanks for listening!

How to find me:
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Music provided by -
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Wren Ross - "I will knit for you"

Miss Elle Knits - Episode 32. Fibre East  

In which we discuss Fibre East


What I did in the past week:

Sun burn! Ouch! Lots of lovely volunteering at Jumble Jelly :) Ordered myself a sewing machine! EEP!

What's on the go:

Galathea Shawl (Rav Link) using Knitting Goddess Merino/Tencel Laceweight A plain glove using Trekking XXL Noro Striped Scarf using Slytherin Sock Yarn (50g grey, 50g green)

Finished:

B-Side Cardigan using Wendy Merino Bliss DK in grey

Events:

FibreFest Tour de Sock (Rav Link) Plurk Podcaster Challenge (Rav Link)

Competition Time:

The competition has now ended, congratulations to qeenribbit!

Innocent Big Knit Update:

26 hats completed! YAY!

Review:

Fibre East

Please leave me comments on any yarns/patterns/shops/books you think I should review or know about! Thanks for listening!

How to find me:
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Music provided by -
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Wren Ross - "I will knit for you"

Miss Elle Knits - Episode 31. Eggscellent!  

In which we talk about egg... cozies that is!


What I did in the past week:

Went on holiday and saw lots of people and exhausted myself!

What's on the go:

B-Side Cardigan using Wendy Merino Bliss DK in grey Galathea Shawl (Rav Link) using Knitting Goddess Merino/Tencel Laceweight A self designed pair of socks for "M" using Laughing Yaffle Sock yarn

Finished:

A Beginner's Triangle from A Gathering of Lace using my handspun from The Thylacine (merino/alpaca in colourway Walkabout)

Events:

Knitnation in London  Fibre East FibreFest Tour de Sock (Rav Link) Plurk Podcaster Challenge (Rav Link)

Competition Time:

To enter to win a skein of Fyberspates Scrumptious DK in teal, and a set of 6 stitchmarkers made by me, come over to the Miss Elle Knits Ravelry group and tell me where and when you knit in public, or if you don't, why not?  

Innocent Big Knit Update:

26 hats completed! YAY!

Review:

Egg Cozies Book

Please leave me comments on any yarns/patterns/shops/books you think I should review or know about! Thanks for listening!

How to find me:
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Miss Elle Knits - Episode 30. Newbury Coat.  

In which we discuss and take part in the recreation of the Newbury Coat bet!

The video of the sheep being shorn:

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Please leave me comments on any yarns/patterns/shops/books you think I should review or know about! Thanks for listening!

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