Sunday, September 16, 2018

Knit Up and Dye Episode 82 - Hot & Fast



Design along winners announced and I share a finished project!

Knit Up & Dye
Host: Jessica L'Heureux

Ravelry: jesseknits
Ravelry Group: Knit Up & Dye Podcast
Instagram: dyemonkeyyarns
Blog: www.dyemonkeyyarns.com
Email: jesse@dyemonkeyyarns.com
Etsy: http://dyemonkeyyarns.etsy.com
Patreon: https://patreon.com/knitupanddye

Theme Music:
"Throw the Hammer Hard" - Bob Log III
Thank you, thank you, Bob for letting me use this! Buy his music at www.boblog111.com

Featured Pattern:
Venetian Dream by Josee Paquin
See project page "Memoir" on Ravelry for details

Congratulations to ALL the designers that participated in the Knit Up & Dye Design Along!
Your work, your designs are wonderful. We will definitely be doing that again!

Much love,
Jesse

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Knit Up and Dye Episode 81 - Gone Wrong



I talk about how emotion / mental state can affect your view of your artwork, show progress on my Memoir sweater, Wool Free socks, and give a sneak peek of October's Patreon yarns.

Ravelry: jesseknits
Ravelry Group: Knit Up & Dye Podcast
Instagram: dyemonkeyyarns
Blog: www.dyemonkeyyarns.com
Email: jesse@dyemonkeyyarns.com
Etsy: http://dyemonkeyyarns.etsy.com
Patreon: https://patreon.com/knitupanddye

Theme Music:
"Throw the Hammer Hard" - Bob Log III
Thank you, thank you, Bob for letting me use this!
Buy his music at www.boblog111.com

Featured Pattern:
Venetian Dream by Josee Paquin
See project page "Memoir" on Ravelry for details

Featured Project Bag by Knitting with Attitude www.knittingwithattitude.com

Online Events!

Design Along!
Join us on Ravelry in the "Knit Up & Dye Podcast" group.
https://www.ravelry.com/groups/knit-up--dye-podcast
Click on the "Design Along VOTING" thread and VOTE. Voting closes September 14th
THREE Prizes – Voted Favorite, Most Knit-able and Random Drawing Surprise Prize

Ornament Exchange!
It's crafting time. Please be sure to have your ornaments shipped to me by November 3rd.
Live in the U.S., wanted to participate but missed the deadline?
Contact me jesse@dyemonkeyyarns.com

Knit Pals Community Mixer!
You should have received an email - it's time to select your yarn.
Next round in January/February 2019.
Please join this fantastic, loving, supportive community.
We'd love to have you.

Trunk Show
Contact Unwound to reserve your spot at the brunch and/or your class space!!

See you next time!

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Knit Up and Dye Episode 80 - Grateful for Little Things



I find myself most grateful for things that aren't as big and horrible as they had potential to be. Updates on my Barn Dance shawl, my "Wool Free" socks, the Knit Together Community Mixer, Ornament Exchange and Design Along, PLUS this month's Patreon drawings.

Knit Up & Dye

Host: Jessica L'Heureux
Ravelry: jesseknits
Ravelry Group: Knit Up & Dye Podcast
Instagram: dyemonkeyyarns
Blog: www.dyemonkeyyarns.com
Email: jesse@dyemonkeyyarns.com
Etsy: http://dyemonkeyyarns.etsy.com
Patreon: https://patreon.com/knitupanddye

Theme Music:
"Throw the Hammer Hard" - Bob Log III
Thank you, thank you, Bob for letting me use this!
Buy his music at www.boblog111.com


Give some podcaster love to:

Scott & John @ Sweet Tea No Shade
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLVrcYgv-67UsT7tcVv-0sg

Lee-Ann @ Southern Colonial Dyeworks
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9GJuPQ78_XMEhdvwMdfKoA

Daniel & Patrick @ Daniel & Patrick Craziness!
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc3HgYHDerurptDN3s2aQMw


Online Events!

Design Along!
Join us on Ravelry in the "Knit Up & Dye Podcast" group.
https://www.ravelry.com/groups/knit-up--dye-podcast
Click on the "Design Along VOTING" thread and VOTE.
Voting closes September 14th

THREE Prizes – Voted Favorite, Most Knit-able and Random Drawing Surprise Prize


Pack One:

Pink Drawstring Bag by Faye Jones
Yarn: “Robins Egg” courtesy of Rosalee Millet of Yarn Matrix www.yarnmatrix.etsy.com
Stitch Markers from Neetsey’s Porch www.neetseysporch.etsy.com
Coca Cola Progress Keeper courtesy of Capi @ The Yarn and I www.theyarnandi.etsy.com
Collection of Silk Road Socks Hunter Hammersen Coloring Postcards gifted from Jenna

Pack Two:

Blue Floral Zip Bag by Faye Jones
Yarn: ”Party in the Pot” courtesy of Rosalee Millet of Yarn Matrix www.yarnmatrix.etsy.com
Stitch Markers from Neetsey’s Porch www.neetseysporch.etsy.com
Namaste Hand & Elephant courtesy of Capi’s Mom Marsha @ TheYarn and I www.theyarnandi.etsy.com
Pattern of Choice courtesy of Carmen Nuland of A Simple Homestead Designs
https://www.ravelry.com/stores/asimplehomestead-designs 32 designs to choose from!

Ornament Exchange!
It's crafting time. Please be sure to have your ornaments shipped to me by November 3rd.
Live in the U.S., wanted to participate but missed the deadline?
Contact me jesse@dyemonkeyyarns.com

Knit Pals Community Mixer!
I'm dyeing your yarn and I will be in touch soon with how to purchase.

Contact Unwound to reserve your spot at the brunch and/or your class space!!

See you next time!


Just Released: Let's Get Bubbly!

Just like bubbles in your champagne, bobbles add fun and texture to this slouchy hat.

Now available to the public via Ravelry!

Finished Measurement: 
The directions are given for an adult hat, worked brim up. Circumference 22-25” (55.8-63.5 cm), Length 14” (35.6 cm) exclusive of pom-pom. Length is adjustable to wearer’s preference – see notes within instruction.

Yarn Requirements:
Approximately 330 yards (302m) of Worsted Weight were required for hat 14” (35.6 cm) inclusive of 3 3/8” (85mm) pom-pom. Necessary yardage will vary with any adjustments to length or size of pom-pom. Shown in Dye Monkey Yarns Salsa Monkey (218 yards/100grams, 100% wool, color: Northern Lights).

Recommended Needles: 
Size US 4 (3.5mm) 16” circular needle
Size US 5 (3.75mm) 16” circular needle and a set of double pointed needles (DPNs) in the same size for crown.

Supplies: 
Stitch marker and tapestry needle. Optional: Clover Pom-Pom Maker (large)

Gauge: 
Approximately 22 sts = 4” (10 cm) in stockinette in the round on US 5 (3.75mm).

Purchase for $3.50 USD via Ravelry by clicking here:

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