Color My Cuffs Coloring Page

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Download and print your Color My Cuffs coloring page HERE, and be sure to check back on July 27 for the free knitting pattern and tutorial, sponsored by KPC Yarns. Note – for the easiest knitting, only use two colors per row.

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If you prefer to color using an app on your mobile device, you can copy the jpg version of the coloring page below to open in your coloring app.

Color My Cuffs Coloring page Image

The artist who drew the coloring page is Paula Pertile, Etsy shop DrawingsofKnitting.

The KPC Novomerino DK yarn colors I used in my cuffs in the photo above:
Orange Peel
Chartreuse
Brittany
Mango
Gum
Sherbert
Confetti
Rainforest

Winners Announced! SKEINO Floating Garden Shawl Kits

Congratulations to Jane I., Regina L., Iryna B.!

If you didn’t win this time, you can find the SKEINO Floating Garden Shawl kits here:
US and the rest of the world
European customers

The free Floating Garden Shawl pattern is available by visiting the same links above.

We had some issues with producing this video this morning – please forgive the roughness.

The random number generator I used to pick the winners can be found here.

Podcast Episode 3 – Acrylic Woes

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To get your knitting question answered on the show, email your question to podcast@verypink.com.

You can see Casey’s website and her social media buttons on kcknits.com.

Information on things we mention in this episode:
Color My Cowl, free pattern and tutorial
Trusted online retailers, Knit Picks and WEBS
Video, Lefties vs. Righties
Video, Mirror Knitting
Tunisian Shaker Dishcloths, free pattern and tutorial
Video, Winding Yarn into Two Equally-Sized Balls
German Short Row Socks, pattern and tutorial
Bulky Sleep Socks, pattern and tutorial

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SKEINO Floating Garden Shawl Tutorial

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The Floating Garden Shawl is an elegant shawl/poncho hybrid, easy to wear and fun to knit in gorgeous SKEINO handpainted yarns. Visit one of the links below to get your yarn kit and free pattern.

SKEINO now has two websites to better serve – to see the colorways available in the Floating Garden kit or to purchase a kit, visit one of the sites below.
US and the rest of the world
European customers

The free Floating Garden Shawl pattern is available by visiting the same links above. The video tutorial is at the bottom of this post (scroll down).

The colorway I’m wearing in the video is Daphne. The colorway I show (unknit) is Connie. The pin I used to close my shawl is called a pennanular brooch, and is available at many Etsy stores.

SKEINO has their own YouTube channel, you can check it out to see a variety of videos on knitting and yarn dyeing.

The stitch markers I used can be found here.

The nail polish I’m wearing is by Julep, color “Lorraine”.

Edited to add – after a request in the YouTube comments, here is the image of the schematic drawing I used in the video.

Floating Garden Schematic sm

New Podcast Announcement

The new VeryPink Knits Podcast is up and running with two episodes as of today. New episode every Thursday! If you would like to get your knitting question answered on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com.

If you’re new to podcasts, we have put together a Beginner’s Guide, where you will also find a list of some of our favorite podcasts.

This is an exciting new adventure, and we’re looking forward to hearing from you. Stay warm, my friends!

Episode 2, Project vs. Process Knitters

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New to podcasts? Be sure to check out the Beginner’s Guide in the show notes for the first episode.

To get your knitting question answered on the show, email your question to podcast@verypink.com.

You can see Casey’s website and her social media buttons on kcknits.com.

Videos we mention in the episode:
Bulky Sleep Socks pattern & tutorial
Make 1 (M1 stitch)
Operetta Shawl pattern & tutorial
Log Cabin Blanket pattern & tutorial

Giveaway! SKEINO Floating Garden Shawl Kits

SKEINO now has two websites to better serve – to see the colorways available in the Floating Garden kit or to purchase a kit, visit one of the sites below.
US and the rest of the world
European customers

The free Floating Garden Shawl pattern is available by visiting the same links above.

The colorway I’m wearing in the video is Daphne. The colorway I show (unknit) is Connie. The pin I used to close my shawl is called a pennanular brooch, and is available at many Etsy stores.

SKEINO has their own YouTube channel, you can check it out here.

SKEINO ships from the US, to locations worldwide.

Please watch the entire video for instructions on how to enter the giveaway. This contest is open to US and international viewers (customs charges may apply outside the US). The contest is open until 12:01 am (US Central Time), July 13, 2016; and the winners will be announced in video on July 14, 2016. The winning email addresses will be chosen by random number generator.

SKEINO Floating Garden Giveaway & Newsletter

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Welcome – VeryPink Knits Podcast, Episode 1

Click above to play, or click here to download for later.
Welcome to Episode 1 of the VeryPink Knits Podcast. You’ve found the show notes, and everything we promised!

Update – We’re so glad you found us! The podcast has now been submitted and approved to the major podcast directories (like iTunes, Pocket Casts, Overcast, Google Play, etc.) so you can now find VeryPink Knits Podcast in your favorite podcast app, and subscribe to automatically get notification for new episodes.

Beginner’s Guide
If you’re brand new to podcasts, you can listen to them in a few ways. iTunes users can use the native app (the one that was already loaded on your Apple device when you purchased it), or any other app that you like. Casey uses an app called Overcast, a free app that you can find by searching the app store in iTunes.

Android users have other options. Staci uses Pocket Casts, a free app you can find by searching the Play Store on your Andriod device. Google Play also added Podcasts to their main menu, and you can subscribe and listen right in the Google Play app.

You can also visit the VeryPink website each week and click the “Podcast” link at the top of the page to listen to it here (see the player above).

To subscribe to the VeryPink Podcast, search for it in your app, and once you locate it, click “subscribe”. The app will then add every new episode to your “feed”, the list of new episodes for podcasts you subscribe to.

Favorite Podcasts (by Staci and Casey)
A Way with Words – the origins of words and phrases. So nerdy!
BBC World Service Documentaries
Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin – interviews with celebrities
How to be Amazing – interview show
Invisibilia
Mortified – people read from their middle school and high school journals
More Perfect – New from Radiolab about the history of the Supreme Court
The Mystery Show – everyday mysteries
Radiolab
Sawbones – comedy show about ridiculous medical practices in history
Splendid Table – food
Stuff You Missed in History Class
TED Radio Hour – TED talks in depth
This American Life – good stories, around a theme

Other things we referenced in the podcast:

Video: Using Your Ravelry Library
Casey’s website can be found here: kcknits.com
To get your knitting question answered on the show, just email us at podcast@verypink.com