The words of the day for this episode are: Super and Cool. I just wish that on this hot summer day, I would feel…super cool!
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My crochet socks are from the new book by Rohn Strong and it’s called: Step Into Crochet. https://rohnstrong.com/
The yarn I am using is called Ultimate Booger by Casual Fashion Queen. http://www.casualfashionqueen.com/
My new 2.75mm hook is from Polymer Clay Shed.
I talked about a swap project (non-yarn related) I participated in a few years ago. Here is a Link to the swap page.
I showed two sock blanks. Both are from Etsy sellers.
1. The undyed one is from Stickchick.
2. The painted sock blank with the bear portrait called “Family Reunion” is from Goosey Fibers.
**My Fantasy Crochet Sock —Giveaway** Don’t forget to enter for a chance to win a nice package that will include Rohn Strong’s new crochet sock book and other goodies. Find the details in my Ravelry page.
The Summer of Romance Cal is hosted by Clarisabeth from the Crochet Cakes Podcast and myself.
If you haven’t checked out the Crochet Cakes Podcast on YouTube, you totally should! Link: Crochet Cakes Podcast
She is also hosting the F/O (finished object) thread on her Ravelry Page. http://www.ravelry.com/groups/crochetcakes-podcast
The Summer of Romance CAL (#srcal) runs through August 5, 2017
I finished my shawl for the CAL using a great pattern by Deanne Ramsay of Addydae Designs. http://www.addydae.com/
The pattern is called the Blurre Shawl. You can check out other gorgeous Blurre Shawls on her Ravelry page. http://www.ravelry.com/groups/addydae-designs
Deanne also has a lovely podcast on YouTube you should check out. Addydae Designs Podcast
I am hosting the WIP (work in progress) thread on my Ravelry page.
I am also participating in the Festival of Finishing(#festivaloffinishing). This CrAL is hosted by Fay from The Crochet Circle Podcast on YouTube.
Link: The Crochet Circle Podcast
There is a CAL (crochet a long) starting July 1 hosted by Jillian of the Coo Coo for Cowls Podcast. Link: Coo Coo for Cowls Podcast
Details of her CAL are on her Ravelry page. http://www.ravelry.com/groups/coo-coo-for-cowls
Another MAL (make a long) going on is hosted by the ladies of the Grocery Girls Podcast on YouTube. Link: Grocery Girls Knit Podcast
Check out their Ravelry page for details. http://www.ravelry.com/groups/grocery-girls-podcast
I showed a quick and lovely shawl called the Philomena Shawl by the blog Fiberflux. Link: http://www.fiberfluxblog.com/
I entered my shawl that I called my Rocky Shawl on the Yarn Hoarder Podcast’s Ravelry page as an entry in the Kevin Kal. http://www.ravelry.com/groups/the-yarn-hoarder-podcast.
I visited a local yarn shop: The Black Sheep in San Diego, CA and I purchased two yarns. One was from Malabrigo Yarn called Arroyo in the colorway Arco Iris. The other one was a gorgeous yarn from Trendsetter Yarns. This yarn is called Olives for Oliver.
I showed a pattern by Salena Baca. She is a great crochet designer and I really love her patterns. Find her patterns in her Ravelry store. http://www.ravelry.com/designers/salena-baca
The pattern I show is called the Julie Lynn Poncho
Here are some new podcasts to check out:
Melody Crochet: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgQKyxzsKLz-LtUA-N5tIxQ
Toe Creations: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXZVH_l6PXBGX-CEyqBIgDg
Lottie & Albert:
Little Drops of Wonderful:
Lorraine Pugh Podcast:
DunkelGrun Podcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxOWVPj1k3e4eXUjWpEwkU
Thanks for watching and crochet on!