Episode 20: Bringing Trexy back

Aplayfulday is kindly sponsored by Superknits, the home of super yarns for super knits. Please show your support for our playful friend by clicking on the link above- go on, spoil yourself!!!

Aplayfulday is also kindly sponsored by NorthboundKnitting. Please show your support for our playful friend by clicking on the link above. Also, don't forget you can enjoy 15% of all purchases by entering 'APLAYFULDAY' at check out- just in time for the holidays! Offer ends 10th January 2012.

Show notes:

I will be attending


at the end of February 2012. Stay tuned for details of a meetup.

A huge thank you to all of the many people who entered the contest. Here's the winners!

A copy of the Be Mine Collection by

Rose Beck



A copy of The Uncommon Clouds collection from

Lisa Mutch

, along with a skein of fingering weight BFL/ Silk in the colourway 'nocturne' =


A skein of British Merino and Silk 4 ply Sock yarn in the colourway Ruby Ruby from




A handmade Riverstone Bracelet from




A handmade yarn and notions pouch from

The Lollipop Stop



A3 print from


designs =


3 patterns from

Robin Ulrich

(the Bosc scarf, Katriel Shawl and Fontane) =


A cute handmade tea wallet from

Mooncalf Makes



Stitchmarkers from 




The Uncommon Thread

skein of Super Sock in the colourway 'Into Dust' =


As always, please get in touch to claim your prize via aplayfulday AT gmail DOT com or pm me on Ravelry- I'm Greentrianglegirl.

Mooncalf Makes

, purveyor of handmade tea accessories is offering 10% for all playful friends. Simply enter the code 'playful' at checkout to claim your discount. Offer ends 14th February 2012.

Our lovely show sponsor is offering a giveaway prize of yumminess: a skein of


, a 4ply/sock weight yarn which is 75% Superwash Blue Faced Leicester and 25% Nylon, in the colourway 'Gothica'. To win this prize, simply visit the

Superknits website

and tell me in the comments of this blog post, your favourite Superknits colourway. Entries must be in before 21st January 2012 to be in with a chance of winning. Please leave your ravelry name if possible. Good luck!

I review

Juju's Loops

by Juju Vail and Susan Cropper of Loop, London. 

Off the needles

Stockholm Scarf

by Knitted Bliss in

Merino Cashmere DK

, Artist's Palette Yarns

Man (or anyone) Cowl

by Michael Wynnein in

Sokkusu Original

in colourway Deep Undercover

A modified

Weavers and Buttons Cowl

in Abstract Fiber's


in the colourway Spinach


by Erin Ruth in Candy Skein

Yummy Worsted

in the colouway Blackberry. To see the full yarn review, click here.

On the Needles

After thought heel socks

by Laura Linneman in a mystery self striping of awesome- stay tuned!

Kai Mei


Cookie A

in Superknits

Mary, Queen of Socks

, colourway 'With my tv and CD collection of Bob Marley'

Munch Burp Schlurp

I'm visited by the girls from

The Vintage Cookbook Trials

, who test out some apple fritters on me, their almost willing guinea pig. Stay tuned for further news of them in an upcoming blog feature!


The Vogue Cocktails trial




for those who


to know)


Fly, Fly, Fly by Adrina Thorpe, available on

Music Alley

Or not by Amy Daly, available on

Music Alley

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