We are now 2 days into the Tour de France and my annual KAL. I’ve sent out one pattern correction (sorry about that), and I need to tell you about some wonderful new prizes that have arrived. Details for how to try to win these prizes are in my Ravelry group.
My friend Beatrice who made such wonderful bags as prizes last year has done it again! This time it’s a fantastic drawstring bag with exterior pockets for storing all of your notions. It also has a matching needle keeper, which will make sure your work doesn’t struggle off the needles in transit.
Meanwhile, Michelle at Sweet Petunias has provided a beautiful skein of yarn. She’s been fascinated with the knitting done by family members her entire life. Michelle has recently gotten the hang of knitting in the last few years thanks to a co-worker and her mom. Michelle was inspired by all the colour potential and creativity behind dyeing yarn and has developed a new obsession. This naturally led to making stitch markers as well, because why not!
Michelle’s dyed a lovely skein of sock yarn (84% superwash merino/16% stellina, 115 g/425 yds) called As the World Falls Down and also made some stitch markers for a prize: