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Episode 14- Sew Cute!

Thanks for tuning in to Episode 14

On the Needles


Off the Needles
Brainstorming
  • I’m super excited to yarn bomb my car for Rhinebeck!
  • Do your have any old swatches you want to destash? Or old projects you don’t have the heart to frog send it along? Email me- downcellarstudio@gmail.com

From the Armchair

    • Great presentation of shawls. Crisp photography.
    • 10 patterns – complicated lace which is gorgeous! Nearly all charted instructions.
    • Great resource if you’d like to design your own shawl
    • My favorite pattern in the book (or at least the one I’m most likely to knit is the Tidal Waves shawl.
Contest!

I have an eBook copy of Shaping Shawls to give to one of you, courtesy of Cooperative Press!

To be entered to win, simply come over to the Down Cellar Studio group on Ravelry, make sure you join and comment on the Episode 14 Contest thread. Deadline for entry is 12 noon (EST) on Thursday September 20th.

Down Cellar Studio Holiday Knit-a-Long

Please considering joining for the first ever Down Cellar Studio Knit-a-Long!
What to do to play along?
Start knitting a holiday gift for anyone you love. Chat about it on the forum (links below). Post your finished object and you’ll be entered to win a prize!

We’ll run two sections of the KAL
1. Objects started on/after September 1st and finished by October 31st.
2. Objected started on/after November 1st and finished by December 31st.

Prizes be awarded by choosing using Random Number Generator at the end of each KAL. Prize details to be announced on upcoming episodes.

Click here to start chatting about your ideas for holiday knitting.

Click here for the link to the September/October Finished Objects Thread.

Other local Eastern US Events:

    • I’ve started a chat thread in the DCS Ravelry Group Forum- if you’re going to Rhinebeck, please stop by that thread and let’s chat! I’m so excited and want to start living a little bit of the experience early!
    • Searchable list of vendors is now available!
  • Fiber Festival of New EnglandNovember 3rd & 4th

 

On a Happy Note
  • The coming of fall is making me extremely happy.
  • If you’re local, check out the apple picking and other fall goodness at AppleCrest farm in Hampton Falls, NH
  • Watching Videocasts (on my iPad)
  • Thank you to Emily of Whatcha Swatchin for the Shout out on Episode 33 of her show!
Crafty Adventures

Thanks again to my Mom for joining me this week. Here are the links to the things we talked about!


I have 2 coats of paint on my cabinets! Time to start putting everything back together.

 

My fabrics arrived! Can’t wait to play with them. I’m very happy with the colors!


Quote of the Week
  • If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much. – Jim Rohn

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