August 25, 2015

Episode Twenty-Seven


Introduction

Find me on Ravelry and Instagram as mmontzka

Meristem is now available on Ravelry! Use #meristemmittens on Instagram and Ravelry 


Works in Progress

Finished Projects

Technique Tip

Taming the Tubular Cast-on from Twist Collective. This article provides a step by step explanation of 3 different methods of the tubular cast on, as well as clear diagrams for the "anatomy of the tubular cast on"

See you next week!

August 18, 2015

Episode Twenty-Six


Introduction

Find me on Ravelry and Instagram as mmontzka!

Works in Progress


Finished Projects

  • Arrowhead {free} sock design in progress! knit in Mint Rain Yarns in the Bubblegum color way
    • Check out her shop and enter the code stitchedinsweden for 10% off from now until Oct 31st

Technique Tip

Check out Ysolda's blog for great tutorials! I've used the one on how to do a tubular cast on this week. 

See you next week!

August 11, 2015

Episode Twenty-Five


Introduction

Find me on Ravelry and Instagram as mmontzka!

Looking for yarn shops in Stockholm? Check out Makeri14 or Litet Nystan.

This week in Stockholm (and acquisitions)

Lots of pattern writing!

Works in Progress

  • Arrowhead {free} sock design in progress! knit in Mint Rain Yarns in the Bubblegum color way
    • Check out her shop and enter the code stitchedinsweden for 10% off from now until Oct 31st
  • Shawl Design size small in Lanitium ex Machina Basic sock in "Automaton" 

Finished Projects

  • Shawl Design in 
    • in Holst Garn from Makeri14 in "Iced" color way 

Technique Tip

Sock cuffs. Cast on more stitches to work for the rib for an extra stretch cuff. This will all be explained in detail in my new free sock pattern. 


See you next week!

August 4, 2015

Episode Twenty Four


Introduction

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 your feedback from last week about sharing designs on the podcast before they're published.

We had a lovely weekend at the summer house :)




Works in Progress

  • Fish lips kiss heel socks
    • 2.25mm Karbonz
    • contrast heel and toe
    • arne & carlos Regia Fall Night
  • New {free} sock design in progress! knit in Mint Rain Yarns in the Bubblegum color way
    • Check out her shop and enter the code stitchedinsweden for 10% off from now until Oct 31st
  • Shawl Design in 
    • in Holst Garn from Makeri14 in "Iced" color way 
  • 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

Finished Projects

  • Meristem Mittens by Maria Montzka

Technique Tip

Check out the importance of YO direction. Ysolda has a great explanation on her blog


See you next week!