Episode 107 – “Wait…What???”

Welcome To The Dreamland:

 

In this episode: 

  1. FO’s
  2. HO’s
  3. WIPs
  4. Radio GaGa
  5. Silver’s Book Pile
  6. Silver & The Case of the Screen Time
  7. My Favorite Things
  8. The More You Know
  9. The End Of the Road

 

FO’s:

  1. Jack’s Flirting Again, Take 2
  2. The 9 Merry Holiday Socks Of Silver – 1
  3. Crochet Pride Shawl
  4. Cubed Blanket
  5. Pride Progression

 

27,707.32 yards or 25,335.68 meters

 

HO’s:

  1. The 9 Merry Holiday Socks Of Silver – 2

 

WIPs:

  1. July’s Stripey Socks
  2. A Crowley Will Always Be A Crowley
  3. S Shawl

 

Radio GaGa: (

  1. Music
  2. Podcasts

 

Silver’s Book Pile:

  1. Finished
  2. Currently

 

Silver and The Case Of The Screen Time: 

  1. TV
  2. Movies
  3. Podcasts
  4. YouTube Channels/Other

 

My Favorite Things:

  1. Enabling 
  2. Other

 

The More You Know: (

Random Announcements

  1. Summer Schedule Announcements:
    1. StashVlogs started on 4/21. I’ll have 3 per month on Wednesdays. I’ll be sure to remind everyone. These will be Live Premieres at 1PM ET. They will be abbreviated podcast episodes with what I have been working on & finishing. Maybe some life stuff… (
    2. StitchySilver Vlogs started on 5/5 and will be the first Wednesday of every month through August. This will be the only time you will see my stitching from now until the September episode. I know myself. During the summer, I won’t want to stop finishing knitting/crocheting items. This at least makes me spend a few hours a month working on it. I may continue them after the summer, but we’ll play that by ear… (
    3. Streaming Shedule + Streaming videos going up starting tomorrow when this episode goes live.

 

KAL Breakdown (

  1. Stripe-Along 2021 (
    1. Details
      1. At some point last year, I had realized that I was down to 3 more skeins of Desert Vista Dyeworks’ stripey yarn. As I have enough stripey yarn to get through a full year if I continue knitting a pair a month, I have decided to start an Along for those who like stripes of ANY kind.
      2. This along will run all year long.
      3. I’ll be using #sdlstripealong2021 on all Social Media.
    2. Rules
      1. The rules are simple. Anything you finish in 2021 with stripes will count.
      2. You must be a member of The Silver’s Dreamland Discord or FB group. If you don’t use either, please make sure you use the Hashtag and @ me on Instagram (@silverstreats). This way I know to count your projects for this along.
      3. Colorwork, Fairisle, Stranded Colorwork, Double Knitting, and Intarsia will count, as long as the colors you use are bright and cheerful.
      4. A Few Notes: For this Along, you can enter your project multiple times. There is no need to enter the FO multiple times. As long as you notate how long it took you to complete each project, I’ll comment with the correct Post numbers.
        1. If you started and finished the project in 2021, you can enter your FOs 2 total times.
        2. If you started and finished the project in 6 months’ time, you can enter your FOs 3 total times.
        3. If you started and finished the project in 3 months’ time, you can enter your FOs 4 total times.
        4. If you started and finished the project in 2 months’ time, you can enter your FOs 5 total times.
        5. If you started and finished the project in 1 month’s time, you can enter your FOs 6 total times.
    3. Prizes
      1. Digital Prizes
        1. @Pat (loonyhiker) has offered one of her lovely patterns. You can look at her patterns on Lovecraft, or on Rav. Links will be in the shownotes, on Discord, and the box below.
      2. From West Yorkshire Spinners (
        1. Fairy Lights” colorway and corresponding pattern. 
      3. 200 yards/100g of 100% Merino and a mini from “The Fibre Tree” (
      4. The winner’s choice of blanket crafted by yours truly.
        1. Option 1.
        2. Option 2.
      5. If anyone wishes to donate any prizes, please message me on Discord (I’m Silver Dee #8858, FB, or you can e-mail me at silversdreamland@gmail.com. I do have a few prizes in mind as of right now, but I haven’t completely decided (as I JUST now thought to put this Along together.

 

July’s FO’s: Reminder. Please make sure to come by and like all of your favorite FOs from the past month.

 

  1. Dream Along 2021 
    1. Details
      1. I was dreaming of saying goodbye to 2020 something fierce by the end of the year. In an effort to literally dream 2020 away, I thought to host a new along in 2021 where I finally cast on projects I’ve been dreaming about starting. I also have been (literally) dreaming about finishing projects that I’ve had on the project for a long time. To this end, the Dream Along 2021 was born.
      2. This year will run all year.
      3. I’ll be using #sdldreameralong2021 on all Social Media.
    2. Rules
      1. The rules are simple. Anything you finish in 2021 will count.
      2. You must be a member of The Silver’s Dreamland Discord or FB group. If you don’t use either, please make sure you use the Hashtag and @ me on Instagram (@silverstreats). This way I know to count your projects for this along.
      3. The main idea I had for this Along is to Start or Finish things that have been in your Queue (weither as UFOs or things you have been dreaming of making for years and haven’t gotten up the gumption to do so before. I’m looking at you Evenstar…). However, ANYTHING you finish in 2021 will count for this Along.
      4. A Few Notes: For this Along, you can enter your project multiple times. This is based on the length of time the project has been in your Queue. There is no need to enter each FO multiple times. As long as you notate how long it’s been marinating, I’ll comment with the correct Post numbers for you.
        1. If you started or have had this in your queue more than a year, you may enter your FOs 2 total times.
        2. If you started or have had this in your queue more than 2 years, you may enter your FOs 3 total times.
        3. If you started or have had this in your queue more than 3 year, you may enter your FOs 4 total times.
        4. If you started or have had this in your queue more than 4 years, you may enter your FOs 5 total times.
        5. If you started or have had this in your queue more than 5 years, you may enter your FOs 6 total times.
        6. If you started or have had this in your queue more than 10 years (longer than I was on Rav), you may enter your FOs 10 total times.
    3. Prizes (
      1. From West Yorkshire Spinners 
        1. Starry Night” colorway and corresponding pattern.
      2. Louet Sonix circular needles. Size US 5, 3.75mm, 24 inch circs
      3. The winner’s choice of blanket crafted by yours truly.
        1. Option 1
        2. Option 2
      4. If anyone wishes to donate any prizes, please message me on Discord (I’m Silver Dee #8858, FB, or you can e-mail me at silversdreamland@gmail.com. I do have a few prizes in mind as of right now, but I haven’t completely decided (as I JUST now thought to put this Along together. (

 

July’s FO’s: Reminder. Please make sure to come by and like all of your favorite FOs from the past month.

 

Pride-Along2122 

    1. Details
      1. This Along will run from Monday, May 17th 2021 [The International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT)] through June 30th 2022. Please use #sdlpridealong2122, #mcpridealong2122, #ggkcspridealong2122, #akpridealong2122, #wspridealong2122, or #pridealong2122 on all social media platforms.
    2. Ways To Play/Rules
      1. Knitting the Progression Shawl by Carin Risinger (Rav Link: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/progression-shawl-2) ( ) or Crochet the Quick & Simple Granny Shawl by Hannah Owens () https://notyouraveragecrochet.com/).
      2. (Using any Pride colorway (including, but not exclusively Rainbow, Gender Fluid, Intersex, Trans colorways, etc.) (
      3. If you knit/crochet/stitch ANY Pride flag, it will count. (Using blocks of color to represent the flags in a shawl or other items DO count)
      4. Using a pattern with the word “Pride” or “Proud” in it counts as well. Please include the name of the design, the designer, and a link (if you can’t find one other than to Rav, that’ll be fine…)
      5. You will get double entries if you knit the Progression Shawl with a Pride colorway or making a Pride Flag while knitting the Progression Shawl. (
      6. You will also get double entries if you crochet the Quick & Simple Granny Shawl with a Pride colorway or making a Pride Flag while crocheting the Quick & Simple Granny Shawl. (
      7. Anything with rainbows in it will count as well. (
    3. Prizes (
      1. Digital Prizes
        1. CC and Dami of JavaPurl Designs have offered her wonderful “Catch The Rainbow Socks” as a prize to one lucky winner every month. (This pattern can be found On Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/listing/850836062/catch-the-rainbow-socks-pdf-knitting, 0r on Payhip: https://payhip.com/b/F3RQ) (
        2. They have also donated A free pattern of CC and Dami’s every month as well. This will be of your choice. All of their patterns can be found at http://www.javapurldesigns.com/patterns. (
        3. A free copy of my “Proud To Be Me” shawl pattern will also be given away per quarter. (
        4. MercuryZelda has offered one of her wonderful paid patterns per Quarter. Her shop can be found here: https://www.mercurialknits.com/shop/ (
        5. Two of MercuryZelda‘s wonderful patterns will also be given away at the end of the Along.
      2. Physical Prizes (
        1. Sher and her Hubby (of the MeditativeCrafting Podcast) will be giving away a board game called “Arch Ravels” to a lucky winner! (
        2. A skein of Desert Vista Dyeworks yarn in the “The Mother of All Zombody Queens” (an 8 stripe yarn) colorway (
        3. A skein of yarn from Nice & Knit in the “Times Square” color on their Fingering Base. (
        4. A skein of Yarn from SweetGeorgia Yarns in the “Rainbow Sprinkles” colorway. (
        5. Two sets of Rainbow Progress Keeper & Stitch Marker sets were donated by AdoreKnit. Their shop can be found here: ( https://www.etsy.com/shop/AdoreKnit
        6. A set of Large Rainbow Progress Keeper & Stitch Marker set (including a cute heart marker) donated by AdoreKnit. (
        7. Rick from WhimzeeStitches Designs has donated two sets of a Rainbow Pride Sheep Enamel Pin & a Rainbow Unicorn Progress Keeper. (
        8. A combo Pride Rainbow Bag and Progress Keeper set from WhimzeeStitches Designs. (
        9. A set of 30 Rainbow Silicone Stitch Markers & Rainbow Progress Keeper from WhimzeeStitches Design. (
        10. New Prize: A Crochet Pride Shawl made by me.
      3. If you would like to donate a prize, please PM me or email me at silversdreamland@gmail.com (

 

The End Of The Road: 

Silver Being Social:
Silver’s Dreamland Discord Server: https://discord.gg/Y7HmvGfm
On Discord: Silver Dee #8858
On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/silversdreamlandpodcast
On Instagram: SilversKnitting
On Twitter: @SilversKnitting
On Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SilversDreamlandPodcast
On Twitch: https://twitch.tv/silversknitting
On Goodreads: Silverluna
E-mail: silversdreamland@gmail.com

Patterns Mentioned:
1. “Quick & Simple Granny Shawl” by Hannah Howens
2. “Progression Shawl” by Carin Risinger

Yarn Dyers Mentioned:
1. Must Stash Yarn: https://muststashshop.com/
2. West Yorkshire Spinners (a google search will bring you to SEVERAL sites. Cannot find a direct site for this yarn. Sorry)
3. Desert Vista Dyeworks: https://www.desertvistadyeworks.com/
4. Nice & Knit: https://niceandknit.com/
5. Sheepy Time Knits: https://www.sheepytimeknits.com/
6. Leading Men Fiber Arts: https://www.leadingmenfiberarts.com/
7. Miss Babs: https://www.missbabs.com/
8. ArtisticYarnbyAbi: https://www.etsy.com/shop/ArtisticYarnbyAbi
9. Into The Whirled Yarn & Fiber Co: https://intothewhirled.com/
10. KnitCircus Yarns: https://knitcircus.com/
11. Gamercrafting: https://gamercrafting.com/
12. Fully Spun: https://fullyspun.com/
13. Naima Bond Art: naimabondart.com

Bag Makers Mentioned:
1. The Fat Squirrel: https://thefatsquirrel.com/
2. Addicted To Sock Knitting: https://addictedtosockknitting.wordpress.com/
3. Molly Klein Design: https://www.etsy.com/shop/MollyKleinDesign?ref=shop_sugg
4. The Silver Shed USA: https://www.etsy.com/shop/TheSilverShedUSA?ref=shop_sugg
5. Slipped Stitch Studios: https://www.slippedstitchstudios.com/
6. Bags By Awesome Grannie: https://www.etsy.com/shop/bagsbyawesomegrannie
7. The Knitted Broomstick: https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/KnittingBroomstick
8. WhimzeeStitches: https://www.whimzeestitches.store/

Podcasts/Streams Mentioned:
1. Wine & Crime: https://wineandcrimepodcast.com/
2. And That’s Why We Drink: https://www.andthatswhywedrink.com/
3. My Favorite Murder: https://myfavoritemurder.com/
4. The Murder Squad: http://themurdersquad.com/
5. GGKCS: https://geekygirlsknit.blogspot.com
6. TheKnitgirllls: http://theknitgirllls.com/
Stash Dash Threads on Discord: https://discord.gg/BybV4qnv
7. Stockinette Zombies: https://www.stockinettezombies.com/
8. Stitching The High Notes: https://stitchingthehighnotes.com/
9. The Knitters’ League: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOPxrJdP8LXqR3WvvlJ1Z5w
10. The Yarn Hoarder Podcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr8DBs1iYq8f0t134RxPcsw
11. AdoreKnit: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs9EkbhCaVaOMIFz7UWb3Hw
Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AdoreKnit?ref=simple-shop-header-name&listing_id=844528016
12. Knitscents: http://knitscents.com/
13. MeditativeCrafting: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7jwpkvdki6FPGQH5WU4EAw
Sher: www.twitch.tv/meditativecrafter
David: www.twitch.tv/darkeranewvegas
14. DramaticKnits: https://dramaticknits.com/
15. Plies & Hellhounds: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCT6raoofDBkZKowQ49tRa1g
Shop: https://www.pliesandhellhounds.com/
16. Crazy Sock Lady: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtzJ6l6pgniBj_GDDhN-BYw/videos
17. Knittin Kitten: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeHZFt56WnPpXkitnRh60AQ
18. Crazy Sock Lady: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtzJ6l6pgniBj_GDDhN-BYw
19. One More Row: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5nNHnmA7L-ZqPPZS-CpUyA
20. I Am All In: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/1119-i-am-all-in-with-scott-pa-81509112/
21. Criminally Creative: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD2kRdzeNxSox09wosBRgjQ
22. Hillywood Show: On YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/hillywood/featured
Hilly’s Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/HillyHindi

 

Okay. I’ve rambled for long enough. I know your time is valuable. Please feel free to join in any discussion (or start your own) on the Silver’s DreamLand Discord board or the FB group! I don’t bite, I promise!!! If you’re feeling generous, please click that like button below this video. It really helps my channel out. I’ll be back with a StashVlog next Wednesday and an episode of Stitchy Silver this Wednesday.

Until next time, Happy Crafting!

-Silver-

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