Welcome friends! Long Loooooonnng episode today (yikes!), hopefully I'll be more brief in weeks to come.

Come join the ravelry group! There will be prizes in the future; don't you want to be eligible to win one? I do. But I can't. But you can! Also, if there's anything missing from the shownotes, ask me there, or here on the blog!

BurdaStyle Tunic and Dress and my nautical tunic

See my Ravelry page for my knitting projects.

Watercourse Cardigan.

Wool People 7

Fluevog Shoes

Knitting the Spring/Summer 2014 Trends:


Orange and coral, pastels, black and white, pink, very bright brights.


Prints: geometric, florals, folk/tribal/aztec.

Mesh, chiffon, and transparency.

Shiny and irridescent:

  • Use silk, bamboo, seacell, tencel blends. 
  • Spin something metallic and glittery.

Text, bold images, logos, slogans.


Silhouettes and "It" Pieces

Full Skirts, midi and tea length, high narrow waists. Wide Leg Trousers with a similar silhouette.

Bomber and moto jackets.

Contrasting collars.

Badass gladiator at Alexander McQueen.

Athletic Inspired

Phew. That was long.