Cc podcast – Episode 19 – Knitting in the sun

This is episode 19 and there has been a lot of knitting in the sun :) I show you my garden and had a little oops with my camera so I had to re-record a part. The cats are also enjoying the sun and I give you a little tour of my garden.

You can find the group on Ravelry here: http://ravelry.com/groups/colourful-creativity

You can find the shop at: http://kralalien.etsy.com and also at http://colourfulcreativity.nl

You can find me on Instagram: http://instagram.com/kralalien
You can find me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/kralalien
You can find me on Facebook: http://facebook.com/kralalien
You can find me on Ravelry: http://ravelry.com/people/kralalien

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Finished objects
1. Speckled rose city rollers: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/rose-city-rollers

Work in Progress
1. Little Coffee Bean cardigan: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/little-coffee-bean-cardigan
2. Speckled rose city rollers: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/rose-city-rollers-2
3. Dance under the Rainbow: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/scheepjes-cal-2016-last-dance-on-the-beach
4. Lisa’s Garden shawl – Test knit: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/lisas-garden-shawl

No spinning
Mini spindle with some merino yarn

Acquistions
1. Nicole C Mendez self striping mini’s
2. Drops Fabel sock yarn

Shop news
New yarns coming soon! Dyed up some new bases :)

Further Mentions
Knit and stitch bits
Herbstblatt Regina podcast
Mirjam Molenbeek podcast
Craftfulness podcast
Knitting in the city podcast

Have fun watching and see you back for the next episode!
XoXo,
Carolien

CC podcast – Episode 18 – Sock talk

Episode 18a nd it is all about socks! And more wips, yarn, cats and chatter :)

You can find the group on Ravelry here: http://ravelry.com/groups/colourful-creativity

You can find the shop at: http://kralalien.etsy.com and also at http://colourfulcreativity.nl

You can find me on Instagram: http://instagram.com/kralalien
You can find me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/kralalien
You can find me on Facebook: http://facebook.com/kralalien
You can find me on Ravelry: http://ravelry.com/people/kralalien

Finished objects
1. Mini needle test socks: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/mini-needle-test
2. Sock madness sock again: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/slipstripespiral

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Work in Progress
1. Crazy colour socks: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/crazy-colour-socks
2. Felici Geek socks: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/geek-socks
3. Little Coffee Bean cardigan: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/little-coffee-bean-cardigan
4. Exploration station: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/exploration-station
5. Speckled rose city rollers: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/rose-city-rollers
6. Dance under the Rainbow: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/scheepjes-cal-2016-last-dance-on-the-beach
7. Test knit for Regina of the Herbstblatt Regina podcast.

Shown socks
http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/tributary-sock
http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/vanilla-latte-socks
http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/time-traveler-socks-2
http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/socks-on-a-plane

No spinning

Acquistions
1. Project bag by Craftfulness I won in a KAL at the Mirjam Molenbeek podcast
2. Meilenweit sock yarn
3. WYS sock yarn
4. 2 mini’s from a friend

Shop news
New yarns coming soon! Dyed up some new bases :)

Further Mentions
Knit and stitch bits
Mina Makes
General Waste Knits podcast
The Happy Knitting podcast
Herbstblatt Regina podcast
Mirjam Molenbeek podcast
Craftfulness podcast
Bureau Vossen Vlog
Knitting in the city podcast
Dutch Wool Diva podcast
Zazu podcast

Have fun watching and see you back for the next episode!
XoXo,
Carolien

CC Podcast – Episode 17 – Wip it!

Episode 17 where I get interrupted by camera problems and have a lot of clips to add to show you the craft high tea, the afterthought heel and the kitties of course! And this episode wouldn’t be called Wip it if I didn’t have a whole lot of wips to show 😉

You can find the group on Ravelry here: http://ravelry.com/groups/colourful-creativity

You can find the shop at: http://kralalien.etsy.com and also at http://colourfulcreativity.nl

You can find me on Instagram: http://instagram.com/kralalien
You can find me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/kralalien
You can find me on Facebook: http://facebook.com/kralalien
You can find me on Ravelry: http://ravelry.com/people/kralalien

Finished objects
None!

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Work in Progress
1. Sock madness sock again: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/slipstripespiral
2. Crazy colour socks: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/crazy-colour-socks
3. Felici Geek socks: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/geek-socks
4. Zigzagular socks: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/zigzagular-socks
5. Peacock eyes cardigan: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/peacock-eyes-cardigan
6. Little Coffee Bean cardigan: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/little-coffee-bean-cardigan
7. Mini needle test socks: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/mini-needle-test

No spinning

Acquistions
1. Goodybag of the craft high tea
2. Nicole C Mendez club mini’s

Shop news
1 new skein of purple sock yarn
rainbow mini’s
Next new yarn bases will be 100% Merino in fingering and DK weight and a fingering Merino/linnen/silk blend.

Further Mentions
Knit and stitch bits
Mina Makes
Knitting Expat podcast
Herbstblatt Regina podcast
Anja Meyer
Little craft corner
Sabs1269
Hexchen Handmade podcast
Mirjam Molenbeek podcast
Craftfulness podcast
The Happy Knitting podcast
Geeky Puffin Knit Palooza
Joeli creates
Tara Swiger

Have fun watching and see you back for the next episode!
XoXo,
Carolien

CC Podcast – Episode 16 – Fo Ho Ho!

Episode 16 where I show you my projects, finished and half finished, or not anywhere close to finished 😉 And of course since it’s April now, I announce the winners of the Colourful Creativity Garment KAL! I also have a lot to show you that will go into the shop soon and I would love to hear your opinion on some products :)

You can find the group on Ravelry here: http://ravelry.com/groups/colourful-creativity

You can find the shop at: http://kralalien.etsy.com and also at http://colourfulcreativity.nl

You can find me on Instagram: http://instagram.com/kralalien
You can find me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/kralalien
You can find me on Facebook: http://facebook.com/kralalien
You can find me on Ravelry: http://ravelry.com/people/kralalien

Finished objects!
1. Happy Socks: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/happy-socks
2. Mini shawls of the 5 shawls, 5 days challenge by Arohaknits

Work in Progress
1. Mini needle test socks: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/mini-needle-test
2. Sock madness sock again: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/slipstripespiral
3. Crazy colour socks: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/crazy-colour-socks
4. Felici Geek socks: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/geek-socks
5. Exploration Station brioche swatch
6. Peacock eyes cardigan: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/peacock-eyes-cardigan

Garment KAL winners are announced in the video! Please contact me with your address if needed 😉 Thank you all for joining in on the fun, I loved it and I hope you did too!

No spinning

Acquistions
1. Coloring book for knitters

Shop news and acquisitions
New Catona colours
Sock yarn in solid, variegated and patterning by GB Wolle for teaching and selling
Hiya Hiya needles and accessories
New stitch markers

Further Mentions
Knit and stitch bits
Puk Vossen vlog
Knitting Expat podcast
Herbstblatt Regina podcast
General Waste knits podcast
The Happy Knitting podcast
Joeli creates
Tara Swiger

Have fun watching and see you back for the next episode!
XoXo,
Carolien

CC podcast – Episode 15 – Sockmadness!

Episode 15, where I tell you all about the first round of Sock Madness and all the other socks I knit on… Enjoy! :-)

You can find the group on Ravelry here: http://ravelry.com/groups/colourful-creativity

You can find the shop at: http://kralalien.etsy.com and also at http://colourfulcreativity.nl

You can find me on Instagram: http://instagram.com/kralalien
You can find me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/kralalien
You can find me on Facebook: http://facebook.com/kralalien
You can find me on Ravelry: http://ravelry.com/people/kralalien

Finished objects!
1. Sock Madness 10 – round 1: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/slipstripespiral

Work in Progress
1. Happy Socks: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/happy-socks
2. Crazy colour socks: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/crazy-colour-socks
3. Peacock eyes cardigan: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/kralalien/peacock-eyes-cardigan

Garment KAL info
Starting date is 1st of January 2016, end date is 31st of March 2016. This is de last episode before the KAL finishes! More info in the ravelry group . There is a chatter thread and a FO thread, already 11 FO’s! Prizes are project bags, yarn, patterns and stitchmarkers! Come and join in!!! If you are on Instagram or Twitter, use the hashtag: #ccgarmentkal so we can all find your photos!

Spinning
My mini Turkish spindle with a minibatt of Dutch Wool Diva is now on a little piece of wood. The Turkish has been tried out by DH, rather unsuccessfully… I also started using my handspinner with a minibatt of Dutch Wool Diva, and also started with the new 3d printed turkish spindle I got at New age spinning.

Acquistions
1. “Mini’s” leftover from my mom
2. Handspun yarn for a swap
3. Kitty stitchmarkers from Gradient Australia
4. Hedgehog fibres itsy bitsy fibre bag
5. My fibre share package from Nina

Shop news
I dyed some yarn which was for a swap and as a birthday gift for my mom.
The Hiya Hiya order is on it’s way! Not all was back in stock bit I didn’t want to postpone any longer :-)

Events
The craft high tea (Handwerk high tea) I’m organizing with Mirjam (the Creative Red Fox). There are a few spots left!

Further Mentions
Knit and stitch bits
Dutch Wool Diva
Herbstblatt Regina podcast
General Waste knits podcast
The Happy Knitting podcast

Have fun watching and see you back for the next episode!
XoXo,
Carolien