Are you ready for a real get-away weekend again? KnitWit Yarn Shop is hosting a knitting retreat right on the ocean in Maine next June. And because we are unsure of the COVID situation, they are planning it in a way that will keep us all safe.
Bristol Ivy, Alicia Plummer, and Jackie Ottino will be there to teach knitting, spinning, and dyeing classes. When you’re not in class you’ll have the opportunity to go kayaking, hike on the trails, or hang out in the gardens with the sheep and goats. You may choose to relax, visit the marketplace, or just knit in the beautiful outdoor setting.
Click on Events at www.KnitWitPortland.com to see all the details.
And follow them on Instagram @KnitWitYarnShop or Facebook @MaineKnitWit.
On the Needles:(0:43)
Gigi is knitting on the legs of the (RAVELRY LINK) Sashay socks from the Operation Sock Drawer book at Hicklebee's
Jasmin is nearly finished with the body on her(RAVELRY LINK!) Ursina pullover in Magpie Fibers Nest Worsted in “Twilight Brew”
Gigi is enjoying the (RAVELRY LINK) Excavation, a diagonal fringed scrap blanket out of leftover sock yarn.
Gigi finished the Xmas socks.
Jasmin is nearly finished with the body of her Payne pullover by Helena Bristow. She's knitting it in Seismic Yarn’s “Llamas in Pajamas” colorway.
Jasmin is working on a (RAVELRY LINK) sweater for Sam.
Link for Sock Labels Gigi is goingto put labels on the Xmas socks she is giving away
Jasmin started her “Go Big or Go Gnome” pullover by Imagine Landscapes in Black Trillium Fibers Lilt Sock.
Gigi is working on her third (RAVELRY LINK) Treppenviertel out of black Diptera fingering in merino/ silk by Lolabean
Jasmin finished the cowl section on Chewie’s (RAVELRY LINK) Harness Friendly Dog Sweater by Jacqueline Cieslak
Gigi cast on (RAVELRY LINK) Tube socks for Genevieve out of White Birch Fiber Arts yarn in Sunny Day
She spent some time on Sunday weaving in ends
She also picked up “Bonkers“ socks kit from the bottom of the UFO bin
Jasmin wore her (RAVELRY LINK) Cassidy Cardigan
Andrew has been wearing his handspun Baseball Pullover
Gigi wore the (RAVELRY LINK) knitmore cowl , the 3 color cashmere cowl, a Knitmore 2.0 cowl and all kinds of socks, and Cat Bordhi’s wristers
The Operation Sock Drawer book was published in October. Call Hicklebees for a PERSONALIZED, SIGNED copy.
Lucy Neatby is closing her website LucyNeatby.com by the end of the year, so she can focus on teaching and designing
We mention the new Benedict Cumberbatch Grinch movie
Stitches at home February 5-7, 2021
Stitches West 2021 has been canceled
Stitches West 2022 will be in Sacramento, March 3-6
Mother Knows Best:(32:52)
The D20 system.
When Knitting Attacks: (39:09)
Gigi missed and mis-crossed cables on the Sashay sock. She also missed increases
She had no knitting ready to grab and run out the door
Craftsy for $2.49 a year?
Knits in Space:(44:36)
Bernadette Banner on YouTube
Straw Into Gold:(40:46)
Jasmin spun 7 oz of attenuated woolen CVM singles on her Majacraft Little Gem.
And Sew On: (51:54)
Gigi finished the virtual tailoring class at Cañada college, the coats are done !
She signed up for next semester .
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