Episode 90: Design on the Mind

Thank you for tuning in to Episode 90 of the Down Cellar Studio Podcast. This week’s segments included:
  • On the Needles
  • Brainstorming
  • From the Armchair
  • In My Travels
  • Events
  • Contest, News & Notes
  • On a Happy Note
Special thank you to this episode’s sponsors: Blueberry Chick Yarns & Sun Valley Fibers

On the Needles

  • Yarn: Regia Fluormania in Neon Beach
  • Needles: US 1 & 1.5 (2.25 & 2.5 mm)
  • OMG Heel by Megan Williams
Spring Shawl (Version 2)image
  • Needles: US 7 (4.5mm)
  • Yarn: Fiberstory Fave Sock  & Woolen Rabbit
  • Pattern: new shawl design- almost to the end!
I talked about design thoughts I have and how I keep those organized. I referenced a  Getting Things Done Seminar I went to in September 2014 which you hear more about on Episode 53.


I talked about strategizing for all of the summer KALsimage

From the Armchair

This episode I reviewed the Helen Japanese Knot style bag from Pearl and Plum which I really love and encourage you to check out.

I also reviewed Plum Deluxe Tea which is delicious, organic and affordable! Check out their website. I’ve tried and enjoyed these three: Coconut Macaroon Dessert TeaMindful Morning Blend- Earl Grey Tea and Reading Nook Blend Teaimage

I talked about a screener of a film that was sent to me. Film is called Yarn by Una Lorenzen. Find the list of screenings around the world here. Follow them on Facebook or check out the trailer.

In My Travels 

I talked about my last minute trip to the NH Sheep and Wool Festival where I got to meet these amazing podcasters from all over New England.image

Yarn I purchased:

Lucky Pluck Farm– who also has an Etsy Shop

Sweater Quantity from Holiday YarnimageRhode Island Fiber Festival & Craft Fair at the Coggeshall Farm last Saturdayimage

Emelyn & I bought yarn from Knits4Comfort.image
I bought a sock blank from Quaere Fiber– Janelimage


Splash Pad Party 2016 –  STARTS ON WEDNESDAY June 1! Are you ready?
 Artwork - Tattoo Splash - BLUE

Challenges will be posted in the Community Pool and Country Club Chatter Thread soon! You’ll want the month of June to strategize.

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Contest, News & Notes 

Tune in to see if you won a beautiful Progress Keeper by Caroline Maday of Creations of the Anomalous Mind on Etsy
Tune in to see if you won a copy of my Trickle Shawl Pattern

 On a Happy Note

  • Riley and Millie’s dance recital!image image image
  • Meeting up with and having dinner with my college friend, Gary
  • PT going well
  • 36th birthday is coming up!
  • I’m going to MA Sheep & Wool!


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