Black Nose Sheep in Randa, Switzerland

The Black Nose Sheep, typical from Canton Valais (Kanton Wallis) in Switzerland, are once again down in the valley and they are ready to be sold. I watched them in Randa, a small town near Zermatt, and then enjoyed some raclette.

My Third Episode

Welcome to the third episode of the podcast about my crafts. In this episode I talk about my past month activities and my knitting progress. I also talk about the Plant Dyeing class I took in Zurich. At the end of the episode I show my yarn and book acquisitions of the past month Enjoy! What I learned: I took…

Second Episode

Welcome to the second episode of my podcast about crafting. In this episode I talk about my knitting, crochet and spinning progress. I also talk about the embroidery class that I took last Sunday. At the end of the episode I show my yarn acquisitions during the last three months. Enjoy! What I learned: Last Sunday I learned a Japanese…

Mi Primer Podcast

Este es mi primer podcast sobre tejido y otras manualidades!

Acá pueden encontrar las notas sobre lo mencionado en el episodio.

Projectos en Curso:

  • Estoy tejiendo un chal para Melody del podcast Mandarine’s. Este es un tejido prueba y estoy usando una lana que teñí como tarea del curso de teñidos dearrollado en Camp Aloha Friends, el año pasado. Esta lana la recibí como parte de los materiales del curso dictado por Space Cadet Creations. Esta lana es 100% Merino cuyo grosor es fingering. Estoy usando agujas de tamaño 4mm.

  • Otro projecto que estoy trabajando, es sacado del libro The Ultimate Hat Book by Vogue Knitting, Half Medallion Beret es el nombre del patrón. La lana es Madisson  Furbetto  que compré en Manor. El grosor es Aran y estoy usando agujas de 5mm.

Projecto Terminado:

  • He terminado el cuello Handbrake diseñado por Kay F. Jones del podcast Bakery Bears Podcast. La lana que utilicé fue una lana que teñí cuyo nombre es Algodón de Azúcar. El grosor es DK y las agujas de 5mm.

Qué llevo puesta:

  • Estoy usando el chal llamado Canopy diseñado también por Mandarine’s. Utilise dos madejas de lana 100% Merino Superwash, grosser fingering y en el color Purplelite. Las agujas fueron 3.5-4.5mm. Para obtener un chal más largo, repetí cuatro veces la parte del diseño con lazadas.

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My First Podcast

Here you can find the notes of the first episode of my podcast about knitting and crafting.

WIPs:

  • I am knitting a shawl for Melody of Mandarine’s. This is a test knit, and I am using the yarn I dyed as assignment of the dyeing class in Camp Aloha Friends. I used the yarn we received from Space Cadet Creations as part of the materials. It is a fingering weight and I am using needle size US 6 (4mm)

  • I am also knitting a hat from the book The Ultimate Hat Book by Vogue Knitting, Half Medallion Beret is the pattern. I am using a Madisson yarn Furbetto bought in Manor, a department store in Switzerland. It is a worsted weight, and I am using needle size US 8 (5mm).

FO:

What I am wearing:

  • I am wearing the Canopy shawl also designed by Mandarine’s. I used two skeins of 100% SW Merino in the Purplelite colour. The needle sizes were US 4, 7 (3.5mm, 4.5mm). I did one more repeat of the lace part in order to have a longer version.

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My First Sweater

I must recognise that I had not knit an adult size sweater until last January. I was not afraid of being able to knit the garment at all, or to use a specific technique, but rather about getting bored in the process. Having said that, I guess I can identify myself as a process knitter, and I like learning while…