Episode 41: Halfway and a hot mess

In which we pause for a moment, take stock of the year so far and admit how completely behind the eight ball we are.

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News and Events:

GLYC 2016 tickets are on sale! The event is already one-third sold out so don’t wait too long to get your tickets!

7-31st July – Stitch by Stitch, an exhibition of handmade textiles from India and Nepal, is happening at the One Two Five Gallery in Bath.

Now until 4th September – the Missoni Art Colour exhibition is on at the Fashion & Textile Museum in London.

30-31st July - Fibre-East, Ampthill, Bedfordshire.

What we’re working on:

Rachel has been spinning like a demon for the Tour de Fleece - when she's not been distracted watching Chris Froome race in le Tour!

Rachel has been spinning like a demon for the Tour de Fleece - when she's not been distracted watching Chris Froome race in le Tour!

Rachel is working on Lambton Panes by Cowtown Knits to the exclusion of all the other four bazillion things she's cast on recently. She's also been spinning up a storm for the Tour de Fleece and checking out everyone else's awesome spinning on the Team Porpoise Fur thread.

Allison is contemplating a Canadian mashup of Viola and Indigodragonfly from her stash for her own Lambton Panes shawl. If she ever finishes any of her current WIPs...

Allison is contemplating a Canadian mashup of Viola and Indigodragonfly from her stash for her own Lambton Panes shawl. If she ever finishes any of her current WIPs...

Allison is working on Wavedeck by Kate Atherley in SweetGeorgia Superwash Worsted in Riptide. And is almost done with the Toddler Hoodie.

Halfway:

As it's July, we thought it would be worthwhile to take a step back and look at how the year has gone so far - the successful and not-so-successful undertakings that we've been up to. We talk about some revised goals, emerging trends in our own crafting lives and #3thingsforyarnlove.


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Music (all available on NoiseTrade):
No Matter Where We Go - Whitney
Airport Bar - Martin Courtney