Episode 07

Show notes for the Pip and Pin Podcast Episode 07

++News++

Come see me at the Pip & Pin Trunk Show at 88 Stitches on Saturday November 4! I’ll be there from 12-4 with my pattern samples, printed patterns (which also include a Ravelry download code) and maybe some project bags? Bring your knitting and come hang out.

++FOs++

Never Not Gnoming by Sarah Schira

gramps by tincanknits - Berrocco Vintage and Cascade 220

++Almost FOs++

Atlin (new pattern, not released) - Cascade Eco + in Charcoal

Afterthought Everythings (tutorial coming soon!) - Joma Yarn Sock-a-rino in Magnitude and Midknit CravingsSweet Sock in Sidewalk

++WIPs++

Afterthought Everythings (tutorial coming soon!) - My Patons Kroy Socks in Grey Brown Marl

Portage by Melissa Schaschwary - Poppy Yarn and Fibre Galway Sport in The Scholar

++Stash++

Cloche Knits by Abbye Dahl

Malabrigo Rios in Cereza

Episode 06 - Knit City 2017!!

Where to find me: 
Instagram: @pipandpin 
Ravelry: knitpipandpin 
Facebook: Pip & Pin

Thing to Check out: 
Knit City

Random List of Awesome People I Met at Knit City: 
Tracie (tracieknits) and Jodi (mrsbrownsbags) - Grocery Girls 
Elise (Egarnier) - My Two Tips 
Sarah (romperlust) - Make Things Club 
Sam (handmemyknitting) - Hand Me My Knitting 
Jaedyn (creationsonawhim) - MidKnit Cravings/Purl Up and Dye 
Uli - Knitters Nook 
Sara - Riv.creative

News: 
New Pattern - Mara 
Trunk Show at 88 Stitches, Nov 4 (Langley)

FOs: 
Mount Pleasant (Megan Nodecker) - Sweet Fibre Cashmerino 20 in Marshland

WIPs: 
Atlin (design in progress) - Cascade Eco + in Charcoal
Afterthoght Everything Socks (no pattern) - Joma Yarns Sock-a-rino in Magnitude and Midknit Cravings Sweet Sock in Sidewalk
Portage (Melissa Schaschwary) - Poppy Yarn and Fibre Galway Sport in The Scholar

Stash: 
Yarn
Poppy Yarn and Fibre Galway Sport in The Scholar
Gauge Dyeworks Merino Twist Fingering (Classic) in All Together Now
Peace Fleece Worsted in Bonnie Blue Gap
Midknit Cravings Sweet SockMidknit Cravings Comfort Sport and Midknit Cravings Hearty Worsted in Curtain Call
Other
Elk Antler Buttons - Riverstone Yarns 
Cat Ornament - Honey Canada 
Cats and Dinosaur Progress Keepers - Flock Fibre Studio 
Notions Bag - Knitters Nook 
Sheep Stitch Markers - JOMA Yarn 
Raindrop Stitch Marker, Origami Cat and Honeycomb Stitch Markers - Riv.Creative

My Biggest Stash Regret: 
Tuskenknits Fife in Now a Ghost Town :( :( :(

September Release: Quesnel

Quesnel. It's finally here! 

I've been working on this project for what seems like forever and I'm so excited that I finally get to share it! 

Quesnel (kwen-el) is an oversized open front cardigan knit with lots of positive ease. The shawl collar and rolled cuffs make it a casual and versatile wardrobe staple while the vertical stripes of texture keep it interesting to knit and to wear. The Fibre Co.’s Arranmore Light creates a light, warm fabric perfect for fall. Instructions are included for two versions: a coat, which falls just below the hips, and a longer full, which falls above the knee.

This is knit with The Fibre Company's newest yarn Arranmore Light, which is a wonderful blend of wool, cashmere and silk and just feels like fall. The colourway I've used, Ruari, is the perfect shade of cool red that has these amazing little pops of blue. It feels kind of rustic and luxurious all at the same time (and how they always manage to do that, I'll never know!) 

If our summer hadn't been so unseasonably hot, I would have worn this Every. Day. and you can bet that once it finally does cool down here in the Pacific Northwest, I will be. 

Until September 15 use the code QUESNEL2017 to get 25% off your purchase on Ravelry.

 

 

 

 

Episode 05: The Big Red Elephant in the Room

Want to see a preview of the secret project I've been working on for months and months? Here it is!

New Patterns: 
-Quesnel (will be available September 10) made with The Fibre Co Arranmore Light in Ruari. Use code quesnel2017 until September 15 for 25% off once the pattern is released. 
-Rhomboid Re-release made with Malabrigo Rios in Pearl.

FOs
-Carolin (unreleased pattern) made with a hand dyed sock blank from Caitlin Ffrench

WIPs

Other Stuff
Knit City - Vancouver Fiber Festival held at the PNE Forum September 30 - October 1

August Patterns: Cypress Hat and Cypress Fingerless Gloves

So, it's September already and, as usual, I forgot to post about my new pattern release! Silly me. So here it is now, or rather, here they are now, the Cypress Hat and the Cypress Fingerless Gloves.

These are two coordinating patterns both featuring a little bit of delicate eyelet ribbing details. The hat comes in 5 sizes, from infant to adult, and the fingerless gloves come in three adult sizes. They are the perfect little winter accessory by themselves, or together as set, and would make a great Christmas gift (if you're already thinking about things like that...) 

The yarn used is Sweet Georgia Superwash DK in the Cypress colourway (hence the name) and one 115g skein was able make a hat and gloves set in the adult medium size.

And since I completely spaced and forgot to post about these beauties earlier, here's a promo code for 25% off: CYPRESS25  (promo code will work for both patterns, valid until September 7). Happy Knitting!