Episode 12: Yarn shows, intarsia and fibre, oh my!
April 23rd 2023
Thank you for watching this episode of Meridittle Makes!
What I was wearing
The striped half and half triangles wrap by Purl Soho in Holstgarn Supersoft in Black, Granite, Pebble, Willow, Larch and Dark Olive
Works in Progress (WIPs)
Chaos Socks (not shown)
Sock tube being knitted from: Somerset Yarns, Cheshire Yarn Hand Dyed, The Fibre Fox, Stripey Cat Yarns, Stranded Dyeworks, Nervus Fibre, Retrosaria Rosa Pomar Mondim and some other gifted unknown yarns.
Self-drafted pattern in Nutiden held double
Self-drafted pattern in Cheshire Yarn 100% Organic NSW Merino in Popsicle
New sock pattern, call for testers coming soon - follow me on Instagram to apply!Being knit up in Whistlebare Cheviot Marsh in Heartland and Nervus Fibre 100% Corriedale in Buttered
by Jacqueline Cieslak in Hobbii rainbow 8/6 cotton in 11 (grey) and 72 (mustard) and We Are Knitters The Cotton in 5146 Grey (colour appears discontinued but is definitely a pale blue, not grey)
Other great creators, patterns and general stuff I mentioned
Ria Burns Knitwear | Buy her new book about natural dyeing here (or order from your local bookseller)! Visit her website here
Marina Skua | Designer and Yarn Dyer based in Wiltshire - visit her website here
Woollen Wytch | Designer, Yarn Dyer and Notion maker based in Bristol - visit her website here
New to me brands, discovered at Wonderwool Wales:
Roots and Stitches | Visit the neighbourhood here | Follow the instagram here, and watch Katt and me chat about it over some knitting and hot drinks here
Sarah | SarahKarineKnits | One of my favourite humans, fellow podcaster and my DM
Katt | Katt Weaver (formerly Heather & Hops) | Another favourite human, all around creative and lovely human
Technique channels I love to learn from on YouTube: Earthtones Girl, Roxanne Richardson, Very Pink Knits, Suzanne Bryan, The Chilly Dog
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