CC podcast – Episode 43 – Zoo socks and a rainbow bathroom

This is episode 43 in which I show you my wips, acquisitions and of course the progress on our bathroom renovation!

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. Lambs, chickens and bunnies, Oh my!
2. Exploring the station
3. Match and Move
4. Neon is my neutral – Hermione’s everyday socks

Spinning
None

Acquistions
* Sock blockers and mini’s from Wol met Verve
* Yarn from Undercover Otter
* Fabric

Shop news
* I’m dyeing up as many no rainbows without rain as I can, but they are flying out of the shop…
* Tried out some “selfstriping” rainbow yarn which I will call Colourful stripelets, since the stripes are small. I hope to dye some soon for my shop!
* I’ve been sewing again as well, so I hope to make projects bags again in the near future.
* Opal rainbow yarns are going to be in the next shop update
* I’ve almost finished my cable brim hat pattern and plan to publish it asap!

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

CC Podcast – Episode 42 – Everyone’s a winner baby!

This is episode 42, with the winners of the Colourful Brioche KAL! I’m also sharing some footage of the H+H in Cologne, progress on my bathroom renovation and of course knitting!

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. Plain vanilla relax socks
2. Mode Madness

Work in Progress
1. Match and Move
2. Neon is my neutral – Hermione’s everyday socks

Spinning
None

Acquistions
* Fabric at the H+H
* Book Cast on, Bind off by Cap Sease
* Sundrop jewelry – earrings and pendant

Shop news
* none, the bathroom took all my energy… sorry

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

CC podcast – Episode 41 – Truly madness, sock madness

This is episode 41, with even more madness! I feel like a sock knitting maniac 😉

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. Bonfire Cowl
2. Dropping Madness

Work in Progress
1. Plain vanilla relax socks
2. Match and Move

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 April 10th 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

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

Spinning
None but I did dye fiber!

Pattern review
* Winner announced C.C. and Dami Almon’s new e-book, Coffee with C.C. (and Dami too).

Acquistions
* Stitchmarkers from Yarnistry
* Birthday present from Undercover Otter
* Manos del Uruguay Marina

Shop news
* I show off new bases, including fiber
* Dyeing up no rainbows without rain, look out for them in the shop

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

CC podcast – Episode 40 – Madness I tell you

This is episode 40, with madness, sheer madness! Sock madness of course but also 1 poor and 1 mad cat, who make me cry!

If you want to win Coffee with C.C. (and Dami too), leave a comment below the video on YouTube, here on the shownotes page or in the Ravelry group, with the answer to the question! Winner will be announced in episode 41!

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. Twisted Madness

Work in Progress
1. Bonfire Cowl
2. Plain vanilla relax socks

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

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

Spinning
none

Pattern review
* Winner announced for Cath Thorley’s Vanilla with a twist sock pattern
* Reviewing C.C. and Dami Almon’s new e-book, Coffee with C.C. (and Dami too). Also giving away a copy!!!

Acquistions
* Books!
* Beads

Shop news
* I have new dye equipment and I’m testing it 🙂
* Working on the final stages of the hat pattern

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

CC podcast – Episode 39 – Birthday hangover

This is episode 39, with socks, and socks some wips and birthday gifts! Also a lot of Binx and I taught my godchildren to knit 😀

If you want to win the Vanilla with a Twist pattern by Cath Thorley, leave a comment below the video on YouTube or in the Ravelry group, with the answer to the question! Winner will be announced in episode 40!
To win the Filament no. 2 check out my IG, don’t wait too long since the giveaway will run until Monday March 6th.

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. Tijn’s birthday socks
2. Selfcare happy socks

Work in Progress
1. Match & Move
2. 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

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

Spinning
none

Pattern review
A new section in the podcast where I review some brand new patterns and I am giving away some as well! How to win it? Watch the episode 😉
* Vanilla with a twist sock pattern by Cath Thorley
* Filament no. 2 (Spring 2017) by Anne Podlesak and Kathleen Dames

Acquistions
* Wonderful birthday gift package by Louise
* Killer klowns fiber from Undercover Otter
* 2 patterns I got as gifts: Marled Mkal by Westknits and Vianne by Untangling Knots

Shop news
* Birthday cake collection update
* I’ll be teaching at het Wolhuis, knitting taat socks toe-up. Here you can find the event page.

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