Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Episode 10: FO and the Big Shiny Dyegasm



WATCH IT HERE!!!!!




Shownotes

FOs - None, nada, not a sausage.


HOs - Elly's Tube socks

WIPs

Dave - Elly's Tube Socks 


THE BIG SHINY DYEING EXPERIMENT

Yarns


Taj Mahal By Kristin of Voolenvine Yarns


Mount Everest by Laura of Gynx Yarns 

Great Barrier Reef by Elly of FOandDye


Boards and Threads

The Big Shiny Dyeing Experiment (Part 2) suggestion Thread will be open until 4th January 2015. 
As before the list of "Off limits" topics will be in the main thread.


The Fannish Inquisition 
Sometime in the next few weeks we will be recording an episode responding to the questions in this thread. Take the chance NOW to ask us something.

VKNs. The Saturday VKN has now become a fixed point in time 9pm UK Time.
However we know there are people who can't make it on Saturday so we will run sporadic mid-week ones too! Let us know in the thread if you would like to join us



First Vendor Announcements

Sara's Texture Crafts (www.sarastexturecrafts.com)
WildCraft (www.wildcraft.co.uk)
Knatter's Knits (www.knattersknits.co.uk)
Purple Puddle







Further Details over the next few weeks.....

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Episode 9 When is an FO&Dye not an FO&Dye


Episode 9




Shownotes:


FOs:

Elly

Verchere Pullover in Sweetgeorgia Yarns Superwash DK in the Lemon Curd Colurway
Hitchhiker in Handspun gifted by British_bea_knits


WIPs

Dave
Vanilla Tube Socks


Shop News

Update was 17:00 on 24/11/14

New Colourways

She-Ra

Morning Glory (My Little Pony collection)


New project bags available

Shop Address: www.etsy.com/shop/foanddye

Group News
FOandDye Hat Kal coming Soon!!!

Draws for the Toy Kal and #tellthemtomsentyou on Next Episode

The Big Shiny Dyeing Experiment reveal Next Episode with Kristin and Laura


and on that note.....
The Big Shiny Dyeing Experiment - The Second One
This will be running after Christmas and in the Tradition of all good sequels...... it's bigger!


Laura has now confirmed so......
Participants are:

Kristin Voolenvine Yarns
Laura Gynx Yarns
Elly FO&Dye
Kate Gourmet Stash
Ginny Penguin Soup

VKNs - Saturdays @ 9pm UK Time  (for those in the colonies etc;)

Big Shout outs to all the attendees, I did miss a few but that's what you get for not writing stuff down!
Enid, Josh (Sword of A Knitter) and many more!!!!!


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FOFEST


We're hosting a Fibre Festival!!!

16th and 17th May 2015

Here in Exeter!!!!!

Details will appear in the New FOFEST Group thread and blog (addresses to follow)

Thursday, 30 October 2014

Episode 5 -Tom's Secret Crush

Episode 4 - In Lieu of Tom

Episode 3 - Enter the Sheep

Watch It Here

Episode 8 Enter the Sockduckmonkey

WATCH IT HERE


Shownotes

KNITTING
FOs
Elly - 
Endurance (Sharf Version) in Rowan Lenpur Linen
TGV by Susan Ashcroft in Sassy Spinner BFL Fingering
Patch by Susan Claudino

Dave
Sockduckmonkey - Basic sock monkey from Patons Monkey Business book

WIPs
Elly
Vercheres Pullover
Spike Socks in FOandDye Spike the Dragon Gailon Base
Baby Brocade Jumper FOandDye Blue Roses Gailon Base
Hitchhiker - Martina Behm - in Handspun from british_bea_knits

Dave
Vanilla Socks in Regia

SPINNING
FO - Loop Bump Purplexed 384yds Heavy Fingering
WIP - Gourmet Stash

CROCHET
WIP
Keira's Blanket - James C Brett Moonlight Sonata

THREADS AND HOUSEKEEPING

TOY KAL
The Toy Kal ends on 9th November!

THE BIG SHINY DYEING EXPERIMENT

The Inspiration has been Drawn it was randomly drawn by Keira

The Chosen Post was #39 by Pink Fawn

and it is........

The seven wonders of the natural world:
Aurora Borealis 
Harbour of Rio de Janeiro 
Grand Canyon 
Great Barrier Reef 
Mount Everest 
Paricutin 
Victoria Falls

VKN
Due to both Popular Demand and the fact that it's great fun the Saturday VKN is now officially a weekly event.

We will also do some midweek ones in the next few weeks

SHOP NEWS
New colourways available NOW
She-Ra colourways available next week!!!!

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Episode 7- New Shiny Technology




Shownotes

FOs: None, Not a single one!

Wips:
Elly:
TGV Shawl - Handpainted BFL by The Sassy Spinner
Patch - Susan Claudino
Vanilla Socks in FOandDye - Spike 
Hitchhiker - Martina Behm - BFL Handspun by British_Bea_Knits
Rose Crinkle Socks - Elspeth Campbell - Your Lucky Day - The Loopy Ewe by Lornas Laces
Rose Crinkle Gloves - Elspeth Campbell -  Five Moons Artemis - Unripe Acorns
Endurance Shawl - Elspeth Campbell - Testing process

Dave
Sock Monkey! Patons "monkey business" booklet
Endurance Shawl (as above) Test Knit

THE GREAT BIG SHINY DYEING EXPERIMENT

Suggestions thread is OPEN!

You're suggesting for the extremely talented threesome of Voolenvine Yarns, Gynx Yarns, and of course FOandDye

VKN: This saturday 18/10/14 9pm UK


Thursday, 9 October 2014

Episode 6 - Warning : Contains Literature



Show notes
FOs

Elly -
Baby Socks (Improvised) Using FOandDye Gailon Sock in the 50% Sprites Colourway
baby Hat - Acryllic
Kirby Wirby Socks

WIPs

Dave
Sock Monkey - From Patons Monkey Business Book
Elly's Socks - Vanilla socks


VKN - The first FOandDYE VKN takes place on 11/10/14 @ 9pm UK Time!

Don't forget the instagram competition #tellthemtomsentyou

TOY KAL
Runs until 9th Novemeber Instagram #foanddyetoykal


Monday, 14 July 2014

Episode 2 - Do You Want To Build A Snowman?



Shownotes


FOs
Knitting

Elly
Endless Rainbows using Flamboyance Yarns Meteor and Skein in the Misty Brae colourways
OMG socks  using must stash yarn fiber perfect sock in the Anna/Elsa colourway
Sockhead Hat using The Old Piggery Luxury 4 Ply in the Loganberry Colourway (Discontinued)
Hexipuff using Must Stash Perfect Sock in the Martian Rainbows colourway
 
Crochet
 Niamh's Booboo Blanket Yarns on Project Page
 
 
Spinning
World of Wool LLama (25g) 50 yards singles
Mystery Green Wool (Gifted by Alex) 29g
On The Round BFL - Core Spun - 191 yds (174.6m)
 
WIPs
Knitting
 
Dave
Sockhead Hat using Handspun Enchanted Knoll Happy Hooves Batt Club - Sea Goddess colourway.
 
 
 
FO AND DYE SALE NOW ON!
 
20% Discount using Coupon Code RETREAT20
 
 
 
 

Tuesday, 3 June 2014

The Pilot One

FOand Dye - The Pilot One





Shownotes

Knitting

FO's 
Elly: 
The Age of Brass and Steam using On the Round DK BFL Handspun in the Foggy Spring Colourway
Pink Socks using Five Moons Luna 4 Ply in the Twist and Shout Colourway

Dave:
Gilded Cardigan using Cascade Dolce in the 959 Gone Colourway
Niamh's Box of Frogs Hat in our Box of Frogs Colourway on BFL DK

Wips
Elly: 
Faberge using Voolenvine yarns 'Reflekor' and Elly's own 'Petals' Lilac/Pink (For the #IKNITNYCKAL)
Rose Crinkles using Artesano Definition Sock Yarn in '4908 Perky' colourway
Endless Rainbows using Flamboyance Yarns Meteor and Skein in the Misty Brae colourways
OMG socks  using must stash yarn fiber perfect sock in the Anna/Elsa colourway

Dave:
Langstroth Sr using James C Brett Aztec in the AL8 Colourway


Crochet
Elly: 
Niamh's Booboo Blanky  yarns on the project page.l

Spinning
Elly:
On Spindle 'Obligatory box of chocolates' from Gourmet Stash
On Mini Spinner 'Foggy Day Co-ordinate' from Loop
on the Wheel 'Iris' by Crystal Creek Fibre

Deliveries

Must Stash Perfect Sock in the Martian Rainbow Colourway
'Guess How Much I Love You' project bag by Little Skein (http://littleskein.com/)
Brontosaurus Stitch Marker by Little Skein (http://littleskein.com/)
Sock Blockers by Teslaknits (https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/TeslaKnits)