CC Podcast – Episode 50 – Matchy Matchy

This is episode 50 and it’s a long episode! Grab your favourite drink and your knitting/crochet/spinning and 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 sign up for the newsletter here: http://bit.ly/colourfulcreativity

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. Fins

Work in Progress
1. Indecisions
2. Rainbow ridges
3. Bonny
4. Faded Rays
5. The longest crochet bunting

If you want to know more about the crochet bunting, follow us on Facebook here: http://www.facebook.com/NijeSlingers/

Spinning
I’ve had a spinning lesson and loved it! Learned so much and I’m showing you all kinds of fibery things!

Acquistions
* Yarn from my MIL
* Project bag from Chatty Cats Creations
* Notebooks from Hema
* Sparkle yarn from Karen Noe
* Sock Madness prizes: Stitchmarkers by the Woollydodo and yarn from Oregon.

Shop
* The first Colourful Sock Club is happening! You can find it in my Etsy shop here
* The Happy Hour Collection is in my Etsy shop!
* Petra from Undercover Otter and I have put up the pre-order for the Awesome Advent Calendar for a very special early bird price!!! You can order it here: http://undercoverotter.com/products/advent-calendar Price will go up September 1st!!!

Also there is a coupon code for 15% off from Frogpeak Creations, it’s valid for the whole year: COLOURFUL2017

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

CC Podcast – Episode 49 – Also known as the Big Binx Show

This is episode 49 and well as the title already suggest Binx steals the show. He is really made for the spotlight or at least he thinks he is 😉 I promise there is lots of yarn too! 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 sign up for the newsletter here: http://bit.ly/colourfulcreativity

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. Exploration station

Work in Progress
1. Fins
2. Sample knit
3. Faded Rays
4. The longest crochet bunting

If you want to know more about the crochet bunting, follow us on Facebook here: http://www.facebook.com/NijeSlingers/

Spinning
Tour de fleece is finished and I finished my Dutch Wool Diva batt with a 3ply, 99 meters!

Acquistions
* Durable Colourful
* Handmaiden Casbah from Schouten handwerken in Hoorn
* Malabrigo Nube from Batts and Threads on the weversmarkt

Shop
* The Happy Hour Collection is in my Etsy shop now!
* I’ve also added crochet needles and cable needles and some more notions and accessories
* Petra from Undercover Otter and I have put up the pre-order for the Awesome Advent Calendar for a very special early bird price!!! You can order it here: http://undercoverotter.com/products/advent-calendar

Also there is a coupon code for 15% off from Frogpeak Creations, it’s valid for the whole year: COLOURFUL2017

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

CC Podcast – Episode 48 – Whoomp there he is!

This is episode 48 and it is a very full episode, wips, spinning, knitting, crochet, yarn, shop news and of course Binx…

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 sign up for the newsletter here: http://bit.ly/colourfulcreativity

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

Work in Progress
1. Fall in love mittens
2. Exploration station
3. Bonny top
4. The longest crochet bunting

If you want to know more about the crochet bunting, follow us on Facebook here: http://www.facebook.com/NijeSlingers/

Spinning
Tour de fleece 2017 is going!
* Finished the rolags from Undercover Otter
* Spinning a batt from Dutch Wool Diva

Acquistions
* Undercover Otter yarn and a bag from Stephen and Penelope
* Addi sockenwunder needle from Wereldwol
* Stitch markers from the Woolly Dodo
* Book the Sockdrawer by Verity Castledine
* Miss Babs yarn as prize from Sock Madness!

Shop
Introducing the biggest part of the Happy Hour collection. Coming soon!
Also Christmas in July update, check it out! The Opal yarn is already in the shop, the rest is coming soon.

Also there is a coupon code for 15% off from Frogpeak Creations, it’s valid for the whole year: COLOURFUL2017

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

CC Podcast – Episode 47 – Drinks are free

This is episode 47 and well… it is the big Binx show! I try to show you my wips as well and a whole lot of yarn! I got a big overenthusiastic in buying that stuff again 😡

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 sign up for the newsletter here: http://bit.ly/colourfulcreativity

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

Work in Progress
1. Knitted Knockers
2. Exploration station
3. Bonny top
4. The longest crochet bunting

If you want to know more about the crochet bunting, follow us on Facebook here: http://www.facebook.com/NijeSlingers/

Spinning
None

Acquistions
* Swap packages
* Yarn from Qing fibre
* Yarn and fiber from das Mondschaf
* Sock yarn from Sockmade by hand
* Project bag and pins from Stephen & Penelope
* Pin from Katdeau

Shop
I’m working on a new collection, the Happy Hour collection. Coming next month!

Also there is a coupon code for 15% off from Frogpeak Creations, it’s valid for the whole year: COLOURFUL2017

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

CC podcast – Episode 38 – Bits of Brussels

This is episode 38, and there are clips and photos of Brussels! Also I have a sock knitting crazy going on, but heej that’s just warm up for sockmadness right?! 🙂

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 sign up for the newsletter here: http://bit.ly/colourfulcreativity

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. Baby blanket
2. Zoë’s Rainbow socks

Work in Progress
1. Selfcare happy socks
2. Match & Move
3. Bonfire Cowl

briochekal

Colourful Brioche KAL

General rules for this knitalong:
* Be a member of the Colourful Creativity Group on Ravelry
* Cast on date is January 1st 2017 or later
* Last date to enter is March 31st 2017
* The project needs to have at least a brioche section and has to be at least 50 grams. (1 blanket square is not enough…)
* You can enter multiple times, but use a separate post for every entry. More entries means more chances to win! 🙂

So we have prizes to win for this knitalong:

Project bag and stitchmarkers from London donated by TheVFB
Brioche memories pattern donated by valerieisknitting
A skein of yarn from Irish Fairy tale yarns donated by me
A set of stitchmarkers by Colourful Creativity
A pattern of choice by Jen Lucas
A pattern of choice by Annette Petavy
A bag of choice by Frogpeak Creations
… (more prizes are very welcome!)

If you want to post on Instagram you can use the hashtag #ccbriochekal
Have fun making!!!

Spinning
none

Acquistions
* cheap back-up knitting needle
* Regia yarn

Shop news
* Brand new accessories in the shop by Cocoknits!
* I introduce the first 4 colourways of the birthday cake collection! They will be coming next week!

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