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
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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
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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

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

CC podcast – Episode 37 – Releasing my inner Pippi Longstocking

This is episode 37, with FO’s, Wips and yarn! 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. Lines & Squares socks
2. Cable Brim Hat

Work in Progress
1. Selfcare happy socks
2. Baby blanket
3. Match & Move
4. 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
NONE! OMG!

Shop news
* Had a small shop update on February 1st with some special snowflakes yarn and stitchmarkers
* more nice things coming soon 😉

Further Mentions
Quirky Handknits
Attic24
Frogpeak Creations

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

CC Podcast – Episode 36 – Stripy sock addiction

This is episode 36, and I have wips and yarn to show you! The cats have their first experience with snow and the reskeiner is working!!!

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. Baby blanket
2. Peacock Eyes Cardigan
3. Lines & Squares socks
4. Selfcare happy socks
5. 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
* Gift package from Monique of Frogpeak Creations
* Ply magazine
* Crochet book by Tanja Osswald

Shop news
* Newsletter gives you first dips on everything and coupons! Sign up at bit.ly/colourfulcreativity You’ll get my first pattern for free when subscribing.
* My first pattern is online on Ravelry!!! Fingerless mitts

Further Mentions
Quirky Handknits
Attic24
Frogpeak Creations

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