Podcast Episode 04: New camera!

So… This is my first post and episode since I became a PhD! There was a change of set because… I got a new camera from my colleagues, friends and boyfriend as a PhD present, which takes Podcast recording to a whole new level! I’m sorry for the road and railroad noise coming from outside the open windows, but even though I recorded at 8am, I had to keep them open to prevent the room from heating up in the Barcelona summer weather…

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Also, I’m sorry it took me so long to post it here, since the video has been up since Tuesday – I’ll try to get better at posting everything at the same time on next one.

Here’s the video:

And here are the show notes, that can be found on my Ravelry Group:

Finished objects:

I finally have more than one finished object to show! No wonder, after it took me more than 5 weeks to record another episode…

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Knit with Drops Fabel, check out my Instagram account if you want to win the yarn and pattern to reproduce the one I made! There’s still time until next Saturday the 23rd. I already drew the winner today, congratulations to Anna.

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Speaking of giveaways, the winner of the Flower Power KIL Big Set from Episode 03 (announced on the episode thread in my Ravelry Group) was Amaia (kukufrakak) – thank you so much Barbara (knittingilove)! And thank you so much Amaia for introducing me to so many awesome people, you guys know who you are! 😉

  • My first socks… Well, I finished my first sock ever (round of applause) and I couldn’t be more excited. Second one is in toe shaping, so I will be done shortly. Flower-y DPN cozy is from JoPickleLily – thank you for making one that would fit my 20cm needles, I love it, Jo!

What’s on my needles:

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Stash Enhancement:

  • Craftfulness Spoil Sock Yarn in the Teenage Pastel Colourway, purchased at her Etsy shop, currently on vacation mode…
  • Schachenmayr’s Regia Pairfect Sock Yarn colourway 07117 (Cheescake)

Questions and answers:

I answer questions by vilkaknits, knittingilove and cherylkazee.

Local Yarn Shops that I mention…
… in Barcelona:

… in the Basque Country:

And… let me know if you’d be interested in a relaxed knit-along featuring Pure Joy or Hansel half version. The secretism behind why I hadn’t organised this KAL yet is this beautiful yarn that I was waiting to receive, and I wanted to cast on straight away (which I received this Tuesday morning right after I recorded the Podcast Episode)!:

It’s the new colourway “Delta” in Greta and the Fibers Raval Mezclum. Isn’t it beautiful? It can be found in her online shop.

Thanks for watching and happy knitting!

Erika (LoareKnits)

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