July 28, 2015

Episode twenty three

Introduction

In case you missed Episode 21 because I never posted show notes...Here it is! Sorry if the volume is too low. It should be fixed in Episode 23.


Find me on Ravelry and Instagram as mmontzka!

Tag your pictures of my designs or what you're knitting while watching the podcast with #stitchedinsweden so I can see them on Instagram!

Ria vest is now available on Ravelry!

This week in Stockholm (and acquisitions)

Thank you for the feedback on the volume. I'm working with a new mic this week so please do let me know how it sounds for you!

What do you think about sharing designs before they are published?

Two lovely skeins of soft sock yarn from Mint Rain Yarns

  • Check out her shop and enter the code stitchedinsweden for 10% off from now until Oct 31st
  • Color ways: Bubblegum and Apple

Works in Progress

  • Comodo by Nicola Susen 
    • in Cherry Tree Hill yarn Supersock Lace colorway: Winter Field
    • Hiya Hiya Sharps interchangable US5 3.75mm
    • Join the instagram KAL #COMODOKAL
  • Fish lips kiss heel socks
    • 2.25mm Karbonz
    • contrast heel and toe
    • arne & carlos Regia Fall Night



  •  Meristem Mittens by Maria Montzka

  • Swatching for a new design in
    • Quince and Co. Chickadee in the Iceland color way

  • New shawl design on the needles 

Finished Projects


  • Tea Time sampler from The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery

Technique Tip

Make the most of your swatching! 

Q&A

Cathie from the UK asks, "Why do you call your latest baby top Ria? Do you find it easy naming patterns?

Useful software for knitwear designers: StitchMastery font!

See you next week!

July 21, 2015

Episode Twenty Two

Introduction

I hope the volume is better this week. Please let me know!

Find me on Ravelry and Instagram as mmontzka!

Tag your pictures of my designs or what you're knitting while watching the podcast with #stitchedinsweden so I can see them on Instagram!

Ria vest is now available on Ravelry!


This week in France!

Thank you to everyone who has been in touch while I've been away. I had an awesome trip in France with very little wifi. It was nice to disconnect for a while but I'm also happy to be back :) 


Works in Progress

  • Comodo by Nicola Susen 
    • in Cherry Tree Hill yarn Supersock Lace colorway: Winter Field
    • Hiya Hiya Sharps interchangable US5 3.75mm
    • Join the instagram KAL #COMODOKAL


  • Tea Time sampler from The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery


Technique Tip

Ravelry photo sharing now available for direct upload from Instagram! 
Use a separate needle for each color while cross stitching so that you don't have to re-thread needles all the time!


Q&A



See you next week!