Episode 12 – Sock Blocked!

Episode 12  – Sock Blocked!

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co-hosted with Dug the Dog and a Guest Star… Kona!!

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Join the Jenn Sheelen Ravelry Group

Podcasts referenced:

Caithness Craft Collective - Louise (LouiseHunt)

Paws4Stitches, Candy (paws4stitches) & Jamie with pups Addy & Clarence

Down Cellar Studio Podcast – Jen (BostonJen)

Kino Knits – Mary (kino)

Actually Knitting – Michelle (ACTuallyKNITting)

Knit Actually – Becky (becky-kelly)

Spinnin’ Right Round:

Malabrigo Nube

Holiday Yarns - sw merino/silk/nylon/stellina

Selfish Knitting:

Gale’s Art - Watermelon Sock Blank!

KFI Luxurty Collection Indulgence Cashmere Color “603”

3 Color Cashmere Shawl by Joji Locatelli knit with Woolen Rabbit Lucent in “Forever in Blue Jeans”, Blue Moon Marine Silk in “Deep Unrelenting Gray”, my handspun Portfiber baby camel & silk

Jan (twinsetjan) Color Collusion Shawlette

Beverage of Choice:

Be Hoppy - Wormtown Brewery

What I’m Stylin’:
Featherweight Cardigan by Hannah Fettig

My Featherweight Cardigan

Showin’ off:

Sock blockers from The Loopy Ewe

Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light “Composition Book Gray”  from The Loopy Ewe for my Joji Locatelli Boxy sweater

Franklin Habit “I Dream of Yarn” coloring book!

Tips & Tricks…

Two at a time socks - Magic Loop Style



“JAL” (Jar-Along) 2016 hosted by Jenn Sheelen and Paws4Stitches !

Timeframe:  June 1-December 2016

Summary: Knit any Jenn Sheelen jar pattern each month.  Post a picture of your jar in the JAL thread (in either the Jenn Sheelen or Paws4Stitches group or… BOTH!  Must be a member of the group to enter).  Comment with an idea/suggestion of how to gift the jar.  Knit more than one jar a month, multiple entries allowed!

July Featured jar - Americana Jar

Prizes in the Jenn Sheelen Group:

July prizes! Project bag donated by Roberta of Steel City Stitcher, Stitch markers donated by Melissa of Knitty by Nature, a pint sized jar with a hanging lid, and Jenn Sheelen Pattern of your choice!


Stitch marker earrings donated by Lorelei Eurto Jewelry (of the Knits & Beads Podcast)

Stitch markers donated by Melissa of Knitty by Nature

Coaster & stitch markers/progress keepers by Barbara of KnittingiLove (of the KnittingiLove Podcast)

Specially Hand Dyed Yarn by Sara of Sara’s Texture Crafts

Project bag and “whiskers” mini skeins by Wendy of Knitty Kitty Bags

12 Months to Christmas KAL hosted by the Down Cellar Studio Podcast – Jen (BostonJen)

Timeframe: All of 2016!

Summary: Knit 1 item a month that will be a Christmas gift.

Splash Pad Party 2016  hosted by the Down Cellar Studio Podcast – Jen (BostonJen)

Timeframe: June 1- July 31, 2016

Summary: To win prizes, craft something that’s 50-200 grams. Meeting the 50g criteria will earn you an entry into the Summer Celebration Thread.

PAL KAL 2016 hosted by Actually Knitting – Michelle (ACTuallyKNITting)

Timeframe:  June 15- September 15, 2016

Summary: Support a podcaster you listen to or watch by knitting one of their patterns and/or using their yarns for your project. You can also use a project bag by a podcaster!

Jenn Sheelen pattern prizes: Dream Whisperer and Pixie Petals jar cover patterns!

Summer Superlatives KAL hosted by Knit Actually – Becky (becky-kelly)

Timeframe: Summer 2016

Summary: Ideas for categories: Best use of Stash, Best Yarn, Best Acquisition, Best Use of Sponsor Yarn, Best Knitting on the Road, Best in Class

Jenn Sheelen pattern prize: New Horizons Infinity Scarf pattern!

What’s up with my patterns?:

NEW Design on the way… “Victorian Yuletide Ornaments 2” just needs photos and the pattern is ready to release! Plastic Ornament Ball size = 83mm

A new poncho design in the works...

Stylish & Stitchy Stitch Markers

Stitch markers by Melissa of Knitty by Nature