There’s Something In The Air…

Hi ya’ll! I’ve been adding more content to my YouTube channel. I’m starting to add videos that I call Timelapses of the large Diamond Paintings I do in the year of 2022. I have a new series that just started today on the channel and will run for the next 4 Saturdays (started 11/15). All videos will Premiere at 1:00 EST. Hope to see you there!!!

 

The Painting:

“Something In The Air” by Marc Allante.  Round Drills. 26 colors. 2 ABs. 46cmX71cm (18X28in). This kit came from DAC (Diamond Art Club). Pic above is also from their website, so they own it….

I Started this painting on 9/1 and finished it on 9/28.

This is what the painting looked like when I finished it.

 

“Something In The Air” Week 1 Timelapse can be found here:

 

“Something In The Air” Week 2 Timelapse can be found here:

 

“Something In The Air” Week 3 Timelapse can be found here:

 

“Something In The Air” Week 4 Timelapse can be found here:

 

Until Next Year, Happy Crafting!

-Silver-

Episode 117 – “2022 In A Nutshell…”


 

 

 

  1. A Bit of Chit Chat
  2. Finished Dreams
  3. Dreams In Progress (WIPs)
  4. Haunting Dreams (Unraveling Fast)
  5. Haunting Dreams (Problem WIPs)
  6. Stitching A Dream (X’s & O’s)
  7. Radio GaGa
  8. Silver’s Bibliomania (Silver’s Book Pile)
  9. Screen Ranting (Silver & The Case of the Screen Time)
  10. My Favorite Things
  11. The More You Know
  12. Rolling On The Final Credits (The End Of the Road)

 

A Bit of Chit Chat:

Alright. A bit of why I am not recording this episode and posting it on YouTube. The short answer? I have plans to stop the full-length podcast episodes.

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but over the past year I’ve been taking more and more breaks from full podcast episodes. I’ve also been posting more timelapses, videos from my streams, or smaller vlog-style videos over the past year. Part of the reasoning, is that I’ve felt that my normal episodes are not being posted/pushed by the YT algorithm, and I’ve been feeling burnt out by the extra pushing I had to do to get it seen to new viewers. So I gave up and started to post what I want to pour my energies into.

I’ve felt guilty about NOT letting you know what’s been going on in my life (crafty-wise), so I try to keep uploading those episodes when I could.

I love the VlogTober/VlogMas style of episodes where I’m just chatting with everyone. These types of videos seem to be snagging everyone’s attention better. So, I will continue with the Summer Vlogs, VlogTober, and VlogMas episodes as they come up. I might post occasional WIP & Chats as well. I’ll try to switch up crafts too.

Another note… Instead of full-length podcast episodes, I plan on doing monthly updates here on the Vlog. I will be writing out full “shownotes” and putting the details of each project I’ve been working on/finishing here. I’ll be changing the Podcast category on Discord a bit too, so be on the look out for that…

These notes you see may include dates in ( ). They just notate when I started it or finished it, depending on if I remember to notate the date.

 

One final note before I start the Shownotes… I believe I’m going to be dropping the FB group by the end of 2022, as no one engages there anymore, and I don’t really use FB for anything other than contacting my IRL family.

I will continue to grab all FOs/WIPs from Instagram for the alongs as long as you tag me or use the hashtags.

With that, LET”S GOOOOOOOOO! lol!

 

  Finished Dreams: This is where you will find everything I finished since the last time I posted. 

 

 

 

 

  1. Holiday Socks 1
    1. Pattern: Vanilla socks. Cuff down. Traditional heel & gusset
    2. Yarn: West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4 ply. Red and Green (Photo in black and white so the recipient can’t see the ACTUAL colors of the socks…
    3. Needles: US 1, 2.25mm 9 inch circs. DPNs when at heel.
  2. SpoonieHug Shawl (8/25) 
    1. Pattern: “Yowza Weigh-It Shawl 2”by Susan B. Anderson
    2. Yarn: 2 skeins of Miss Babs, Yowza “Rainbow Betta”
    3. Needles: US 9, 5.5mm, Marblz Circs. 

 

Dreams In Progress: Here is where you will find all the things I’m currently working on.

 

 

 

  1. Cotton Crochet Shawl (5/5)
    1. Pattern: “Quick & Simple Granny Shawl” by Hannah Howens
    2. Yarn: Am using the remaining cotton yarn from the washcloths in the order I finished them. This might take a bit…
    3. Hook: I/5.5mm
    4. Bag: 2018 SSK Exclusive bag by The Fat Squirrel.
  2. More Washcloths. Sometimes, my brain needs something simple to work on… (8/26)
    1. Pattern: “Gramma’s Favorite Washcloth”
    2. Yarn: Knit Picks Dishie. Both Twist and solids. Deep Blue Sea Multi, Summer Jems, Pebble, Herb Garden, a few mixes.
    3. Needles: US 6, 4.0mm 24 inch Marblz circs
    4. Bag: 2018 SSK Exclusive bag by The Fat Squirrell
  3. Mixed Tape Shawl
    1. Pattern: “Quick and Simple Granny Shawl” by Hannah Owens
    2. Yarn: All misc scraps of fingering weight yarn. There will be too many to add…
    3. Hook: 4.0mm Clover Hook
    4. Bag: Doctor Who bag by Whimzee Stitches
  4. Harvest Cardigan
    1. Pattern: “Harvest Cardigan” by TinCanKnits
    2. Yarn: West Yorkshire Spinners Illustrious – 70% wool, 30% Alpaca
    3. Needles: US 8, 6.0mm, Marblz Circs
    4. Bag: HP bag by Bags by Awesome Grannie
  5. Holiday Blankets, Square Style – (11/6) 
    1. Pattern: Making grannie-style squared blanket. 6 rounds. Plan on making a total of 504 of them for blankets. Won’t tell you who for yet….
    2. Yarn: West Yorkshire Spinners, Signature 4 Ply the red and green from the socks. Will explain this more later…
    3. Hook: 4.0mm Clover Hook
    4. Bag: Blue Sheep bag by TheFatSquirrel.
  6. My Pheasant Socks (11/4)
    1. Pattern: “My Vanilla Socks” – Pattern to be published soon-ish….
    2. Yarn: “Pheasant” by West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4-Ply
    3. Needles: US 1, 2.25mm, Knitters Pride 9-inch circs
    4. Bag: Holiday Music bag by Stitching The High Notes

 

Haunting Dreams: Yup. There were a few things that went into the Frog Pond. Here is where you will find those details… 

 

 

 

  1. Northern Scrappy Blanket (8/18)
    1. Pattern: “Northeasterly” by Skeinanigans
    2. Yarn: All misc scraps of fingering weight yarn. There will be too many to add…
    3. Needles: US 2, 2.75mm, Knitters Pride Karbonz DPNs
    4. Bag: Doctor Who bag by Whimzee Stitches (marker from him too)
  2. Holiday Socks 2 (11/3)
    1. Pattern: Vanilla socks. Cuff down. Traditional heel & gusset
    2. Yarn: West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4 ply. Red and Green.
    3. Needles: US 1, 2.25mm 9 inch circs. DPNs when at heel.

 

Stitching A Dream: There were ALOT of Diamond Paintings and other projects I’ve worked on or Finished since the last time I posted. Here is where they will be listed.

 

 

  1. Diamond Painting FO’s
    1. Moon Painting 9
    2. Craftibly Holiday Cards
    3. This is Halloween
    4. Something In The Air by Marc Allante (From DAC: Diamond Art Club)
    5. Fall Swing
    6. Fall Bridge
    7. Windy Day
    8. Halloween Coasters
    9. Pumpkin Cat from Spell Queen  
    10. More Holiday Cards
  2. Diamond Paintings I’m currently working on:
    1. Fairy Tale Forest Tree
    2. Midnight by Deborah Malcolm (Kit from DAC: Diamond Art Club   
  3. EE has been working on a Custom Mario painting. Here’s the pic.
  4. Cross Stitch Projects I’m working On
    1. In This House…Doctor Who” by StitchArea on Etsy (link Stitcharea – Etsy )
    2. Eye Scream by Satsuma Street
    3. Vampurr by Satsuma Street 
    4.  

 

Radio GaGa: What I’ve been listening to since the last time I came by…

 

 

 

  1. Podcasts
    1. My Favorite Murder
  2. Music
    1. Random Spotify Playlists.
    2. Created one that I listened to mostly. You can find it here.
  3. Other
    1. DaveTheRockTV – Twitch channel with ASMR stuff. Use it during stream too…
    2. Lots of awesome streamers!

 

Silver’s Bibliomania: What I’ve been reading. On Goodreads: Silverluna 

 

 

 

  1. Finished: 
    1. Bodyguard Brothers by Samantha Twinn
    2. Bloody Bones by Laurell K. Hamilton
    3. The Killing Dance
    4. Burnt Offerings
    5. Blue Moon
    6. Obsidian Butterfly
    7. Narcissus In Chains
    8. Cerulean Sins
    9. Incubus Dreams
    10. Micah
    11. Danse Macabre
    12. The Harlequin
    13. Blood Noir
    14. Skin Trade
    15. Flirt
    16. Bullet
    17. Hit List
    18. Beauty
    19. Kiss The Dead
  2. Currently
    1. A Breath of Snow & Ashes by Diana Gabaldon
    2. Affliction by Laurell K. Hamilton

 

Screen Ranting: What I’ve been watching since the last time I came by…

 

 

 

  1. TV
    1. Supernatural
    2. Lucifer, Season 1-2
    3. Destination Fear
    4. 911 – to season 4, ep 8
    5. 911 Lonestar – all episodes
  2. Movies
    1. Hocus Pocus
    2. Hocus Pocus 2
  3. Podcasts/Other
    1. Seskasays: (YT Reactor: Supernatural, Doctor Who and a few others)
    2. Travis Viewes (YT Reactor: Supernatural episodes, Glee, Once Upon A Time, 911, & Lucifer)
    3. The Knitgirllls
    4. Stitching The High Notes
    5. GGKCS

 

My Favorite Things: All of the awesome things I couldn’t WAIT to share with you.

 

 

 

  1. Enabling 
    1. Resin Necklaces from SFNCreationsCo
    2. Pumpkins, Bats, and Luminol Splats” Tumbler from Cozy Glow Boutique
    3. Card from RedandTheWolfDesigns
    4. Painting from LadyB
    5. Package From SirKingCrayons
    6. Package from 999PicklePuss for the Halloween Raid Train Event
    7. 13 Days of Halloween Package from AdoreKnit
    8. Halloween DP Tray from KnSCustomDPpens
  2. Other
    1. I’ve also been crafting another island on Animal Crossing. Called it CraftyIsle. This means I have two islands. Here are the Dream Addresses, if you want to check out the Halloween builds for both…
      1. Isle Luna: DA-7649-0611-2068
      2. Crafty Isle: DA-0590-7241-6300

 

The More You KnowThis is where you can find the information on the Alongs I’m hosting. I’ll be announcing 2023’s Alongs here next Month.

 

 

KAL Breakdown: I just recently (after a LONG delay, sorry) put up the Q3 Wrap Up video for the Boss Along. A reminder that if you want to participate but do not use FB or Discord, if you use the tags for the alongs (Put on screen) and at me (@Silversknitting: put on screen), I can add you to either one so you can get credit for finishing things!

Alright. With that said… I want to celebrate all that put up FOs since the last time I recorded…

 

You’re Not The Boss Of Me Along

  1. Details
    1. No real rules. Just enter your FO’s as you go. It doesn’t matter WHAT type of craft you do, or what you finish. It all counts.
    2. You can enter your WIPs as FO’s, just as long as you’ve done 6 rows, 6 stitches, added 6 diamonds, etc. As I’m celebrating my 6 year Podiversary this year.
    3. We’re going to be using #SDLBossAl2022 on all social medias. There will also be threads on Discord and The Silver’s Dreamland Podcast Group on FB.
  2. Prizes
    1. Boss Baby Diamond Painting
    2. Be Badass Embroidery Kit by Louise Maelys
    3. Two lucky winners will win a $50 gift card to Knitpicks!!!
    4. Malabrigo Arroyo (DK: 335 yds) color: #166: Brujula
    5. Wonderland Yarns – MaryAnn (fingering: 475 yds) color: Tea Time “Victorian China, #166
    6. Wonderland Yarns – MaryAnn (fingering: 475 yds) color: Kerfuffle #191
    7. SweetGeorgia Yarns: Party of 5 (mini-skein set: Tough Love Sock – 105 yards per mini-skein) colors: 4th and Vine, Basil, Pistachio, Melon, Sourpuss
    8. Grand Prize
      1. 16 inch Circular Knitting Needles Size 0-13
      2. 45 Piece Crochet Hooks Set
      3. 40 Assorted Color Skeins

 

October’s FOs: (besides the things I posted…)

  1. Eyenowhour
  2. MeditativeCrafter
  3. NicoleS
  4. RedandTheWolfDesigns
  5. WalshCentral

 

Pride-Along

    1. Details
      1. This Along will run from Monday, May 17th 2021 [The International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT)] through June 30th 2023. Please use #sdlpridealong, #mcpridealong, #ggkcspridealong, #akpridealong, #wspridealong, or #pridealong 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/diamond paint 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.
        6. @RedandtheWolfDesigns (she/her) has offered a copy of either her Social Construct Hat or Cowl patterns. This will be one per month, and will be the Winner’s Choice. https://payhip.com/b/AUlp or https://payhip.com/b/TyUA
      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 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. A copy of “A Wild And Precious Life” by Edie Windsor
        11. A Crochet Pride Shawl made by me. Pattern: Quick & Simple Granny Shawl by Hannah Owens.
      3. If you would like to donate a prize, please PM me or email me at silversdreamland@gmail.com (

October’s FOs: (besides the things I posted…)

  1. MeditativeCrafter
  2. NicoleS
  3. RedandtheWolfDesigns

 

Taming The Pile RAL

  1. Details
    1. This along is to help keep ourselves reading, and reading the books we REALLY want to finish in 2022. The idea is to read a minimum of 10 minutes every day, no matter WHAT it is you read. Audio books, social media posts, blogs, online/offline comic books all DO count.
    2. There will be new FO threads once a quarter.
    3. We’ll be using #SDLPileTaming2022 on all social medias.
  2. Prizes
    1. Anyone who reads a minimum of 10 minutes every day for the entire year will be entered into a drawing for 2 Gift Cards to Amazon and 2 Gift Cards to Webs’ online store. For every 10 people who enter the Reading Along, I’ll add another Gift card of each type to the pool.

 

Rolling On The Final Credits: 

I’m pretty social. You can find me on our Discord Board, which is The Crafting Zen. I’m Silver Dee #8858 (need to add to titlecard: ) there. I’ll put a link to the Discord Board (where you can find Episode and Along threads and everything else I’ve ever talked about on the Podcast) below and in the shownotes. These can also be found on Facebook as well, although I’m not going to lie… I don’t check the FB group as much as I check the Discord group. The link for the FB group will be also listed below (https://www.facebook.com/groups/silverscraftyzen )

A note about the FB group. You do need to answer 3 questions, as I’m trying to keep spammers out of the group. First question, what episode I’m up to. Today is episode ___. Second question, What is the name of Silver’s Son? Mario The Cat/Mario. If you don’t remember these answers, that’s fine. Just note this in your answers. Chances are, you’ll be in. But you do need to read the Group Rules and hit agree. The rules are simple and absolute in my eyes when you answer the questions. You just have to agree to be nice…

On Instagram and on Twitter I am @SilversKnitting. I tend to read through all messages as soon as I possibly can. If you don’t hear from me within 24 hours, please feel free to e-mail me directly at silversdreamland@gmail.com.

I am on Patreon. If you would like to join, it helps with shipping costs, and helps keep the lights on around here. You get behind the scenes content at every level, some Patreon-only goodies, and early access to all episodes/videos/Twitch Streams. At the $5 and up levels, there is a Weekly Knit Night that I’ve got set up over Zoom/Discord chat. It’s a lot of fun, if you’d like to join us this year…

 

Silver Being Social:
The Crafty Zen Discord Server: https://discord.gg/m9zN6u9
On Discord: Silver Dee
On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/silverscraftyzen
On Instagram: SilversKnitting
On Twitter: SilversKnitting
On Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/silverscraftyzen
On Twitch: https://twitch.tv/silverthediamondwitch
On Goodreads: Silverluna
E-mail: silversdreamland@gmail.com

 

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 Crafty Zen 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 or even subscribe to my channel. It really helps my channel out and I’d be forever grateful.

Until next time, Happy Crafting!

-Silver-

MOOOOOONNNNNN RIVER….

Hi ya’ll! I’ve been adding more content to my YouTube channel. I’m starting to add videos that I call Timelapses of the large Diamond Paintings I do in the year of 2022. I have a new series that just started today on the channel and will run for the next 6 Saturdays (started 9/24). All videos will Premiere at 1:00 EST. Hope to see you there!!!

 

The Painting:

I called it “Moon Water.”  Round Drills. 30 colors. 56cmX66cm (22X26in).

I Started this painting on 5/12 and finished it on 8/11.

This is what the painting looked like when I finished it.

 

“Moon Water” Week 1 Timelapse can be found here:

 

“Moon Water” Week 2 Timelapse can be found here:

 

“Moon Water” Week 3 Timelapse can be found here:

 

“Moon Water” Week 4 Timelapse can be found here:

 

“Moon Water” Week 5 Timelapse can be found here:

 

“Moon Water” Week 6 Timelapse can be found here:

 

 

Until Next Time, Happy Crafting!

-Silver-

Silver Being Pride-ful

Hi ya’ll! I’ve been adding more content to my YouTube channel. I’m starting to add videos that I call Timelapses of the large Diamond Paintings I do in the year of 2022. I have a new series that just started today on the channel and will run for the next 8 Saturdays (starting 7/30). Live Premieres will be at 1:00 EST. Hope to see you there!!!

 

The Painting:

“Pride” by Sandra Winther. Square Drills. 49 colors. 6ABs. 56cmX66cm (22X26in). This kit came from DAC (Diamond Art Club). Pic above is also from their website, so they own it….

I Started this painting on 5/4 and finished it on 6/17.

This is what the painting looked like when I finished it.

 

“Pride” Week 1 Timelapse can be found here:

 

“Pride” Week 2 Timelapse can be found here:

 

“Pride” Week 3 Timelapse can be found here:

 

“Pride” Week 4 Timelapse can be found here:

 

“Pride” Week 5 Timelapse can be found here:

 

“Pride” Week 6 Timelapse can be found here:

 

“Pride” Week 7 Timelapse can be found here:

 

“Pride” Week 8 Timelapse can be found here:

 

Until Next Time, Happy Crafting!

-Silver-

StashVlogs 2022 – Vlog 15

Hiya Wonderful People!!! It was a better week for the most part. I’ve gotten a BUNCH of stuff done, which has been good for me. I’ll let past me tell you all about it!!!

 

 

Worked On:

  1. Cloak of Visibility Shawl – Pattern: “Cloak of Visibility” by RedAndTheWolfDesigns
  2. Rainbow Cupcake Painting – From SpellQueen
  3. Moon Painting 9
  4. Visible Rainbow Shawl
  5. Some Washcloths
  6. A Test Project. Shh… 

 

Silver Being Social:

Silver’s Dreamland Discord Server: https://discord.gg/U4dvGStRm4

On Discord: Silver Dee #8858

On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/silverscraftyzen

On Instagram: SilversKnitting

On Twitter: SilversKnitting

On Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/silverscraftyzen

On Twitch: https://twitch.tv/silverthediamondwitch

On Goodreads: Silverluna

E-mail: silversdreamland@gmail.com

 

Music:
“Acoustic Breeze,” “Adventure,” “Better Days,” “Buddy,” “Clear Day,” “Creative Minds,” “Creepy,” “Cute,” “Dance,” “Dreams,” “Dubstep,” “Elevate,” “Endless Motion,” “Energy,” “Epic,” “Evolution,” “Funny Song,” “Going Higher,” “Happiness,” “Happy Rock,” “Hey,” “High Octane,” “House,” “Inspire,’ “Jazz Comedy,” “Jazz Frenchy” “Little Idea,” “Love,” “Memories,” “Moose,” “Moose,” “Once Again,” Perception,” “Rumble,” “Sad Day,” “Sci-Fi,” “Sexy,” “Small Guitar,” “Smile,” “Summer,” “Sunny,” “Tenderness,” “The Duel,” “The Elevator Bossa Nova,” “The Jazz Piano,” and “Ukulele” by BenSoundMusic

 

Until Next Time, Happy Crafting!

-Silver-

Episode 115 – “Swamp Water”

Welcome To The Crafty Zen:

Hello everyone! I’m Silver! It is Monday, April 4th. A quick “Welcome Back!” must go out to all returning viewers. If you tuned in last time and decided to come back, I REALLY do appreciate it. I also just want to say a quick “Hello!” to any new viewers. I’m pretty social. You can find me most on Discord as Silver Dee #8858 and on Instagram as @SilversKnitting.

Normally, at this point, I’d say there’s a lot I have to talk about. Since I’m going to be participating in a charity event where I’m streaming for long periods of time, I’m going to save my voice and write down all that I worked on since the last time I podcasted. Especially since there’s been a lot. I’ve got the Quarter videos for the alongs up on YouTube (videos will be included in this post), and that will be the end of my voice for a bit. Sorry about that… I hope you understand!

 

In this episode:

  1. Dreams In Progress (WIPs)
  2. Stitching A Dream (X’s & O’s)
  3. Radio GaGa
  4. Silver’s Bibliomania (Silver’s Book Pile)
  5. Screen Ranting (Silver & The Case of the Screen Time)
  6. My Favorite Things
  7. The More You Know
  8. Rolling On The Final Credits (The End Of the Road)

 

Dreams In Progress:

  1. 2022 Washcloth Pile (new project: Did14 total)
    1. Pattern: “Gramma’s Favorite Washcloth”
    2. Yarn: Knit Picks Dishie. Both Twist and solids.
    3. Needles: US , 4.0mm 24 inch smart sticks
    4. Bag: 2018 SSK exclusive bag from Fat Squirrel
  2. Holiday Socks 1 (did 30 rows. Doesn’t look much different…)
    1. Pattern: Vanilla socks. Cuff down. Traditional heel & gusset
    2. Yarn: West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4 ply. Red and Green.
    3. Needles: US 1, 2.25mm 9 inch circs. DPNs when at heel.
    4. Bag: Blue sheepy bag from Fat Squirrel
  3. Purple Pet Bed (literally did 1 row, so it doesn’t look like much…)
    1. Pattern: No pattern. Just using the pentagon shape and working out in double crochet. Going until I use up the yarn….
    2. Yarn: Verigated purple. Red Heart Comfort sport. 2 pounds skeins.
    3. Hook: US H, 8, 5.0mm
    4. Bag: My pink GGKCS bag from their anniversary kit from a few years ago.
  4. Danish Socks (I’m past the heel now, so… That’s something…) 
    1. Pattern: “I’ll Have Two Coffees and Two Cherry Danishes To Go Please Socks” by CC Gilmore/JavaPurl Designs (I helped test-knit this pattern)
    2. Yarn: West Yorkshire Spinners, Signature 4-ply. Color “0893”
    3. Needles: US 1, 2.25mm 9 inch circs. Heels, toes, & cuffs is US 1.5, 2.5mm 16 inch circs.
    4. Bag: Coffee bag by MollyKleinDesigns

 

Stitching A Dream:

  1. FO’s
    1. The Tenth
    2. Pastel Tree
    3. Foam Beach
    4. Hogwarts & Hedwig
  2. WIPs
    1. Sneaky Cat 

 

Radio GaGa: (

  1. Music
    1. Rumors
    2. Encanto
    3. Hamilton
    4. 90s Playlist
    5. List of 100 greatest classic Rock songs
    6. A few chill/lo-fi playlists on Pretzel as I streamed
    7. My Favorite Murder Podcast

 

 

Silver’s Bibliomania: My Goodreads (Silverluna)

  1. Finished
    1. Herringbones and Hexes by Nancy Warren
    2. Ribbing and Runes
    3. Riding with the Cop by J.S. Scott
    4. Taken Rough by the Vampires by Sarah L
    5. Nice & Rough by Lucia Jordan
    6. Bent over Screaming by Lily Green
    7. Top Student by Miranda Baker
    8. How to Marry A Millionaire Vamp by Kerrelyn Sparks (this is the first in a 15 book series. I’m just going to list the titles from here on out)
    9. Vamps & The City
    10. A Very Vampy Christmas
    11. Be Sitll My Vampire Heart
    12. The Undead Next Door
    13. All I Want for Christmas is a Vampire
    14. Secret Life of A Vampire
    15. Forbidden Nights With A Vampire
    16. The Vampire & The Virgin
    17. Eat, Prey, Love
    18. Vampire Mine
    19. Sexiest Vampire Alive
    20. Wanted: Undead or Alive
    21. The Vampire With The Dragon Tattoo
    22. How to Seduce A Vampire (Without Really Trying)
    23. Crouching Tiger, Forbidden Vampire
  2. Currently
    1. A Breath of Snow & Ashes by Diana Gabaldon

 

Screen Ranting: (

  1. TV
    1. Supernatural
    2. Outlander
  2. Podcasts
    1. Seskasays
    2. The Knitgirllls
    3. Stitching The High Notes
    4. GGKCS
    5. Diamonds & Washi
    6. Crafting With Shay
    7. You Can Call Me Butter
  3. Other
    1. LOTS of diamond painting streams

 

My Favorite Things:

  1. Enabling
    1. New camera/Boom Mic Stand set up
    2. Knit Picks
      1. Dishie box o Yarn!
  2. Other
    1. My Nephew Rain’s 1st Bday Party. SOOO much fun. Lots of pics of him with everybody. Since we have agreed NOT to show him on the internet until he makes that decision for himself, I’ll show you pics of the decor… We had SOOO much fun. I drank WAYYY too much (jello shots, am I right… 😉 ). Let’s see… They had a signiture drink for Rain too. They called it Rain Water (hence the title of the episode). It was VERY alcoholic…I had two… lol…We gave Rain too many gifts (but that’s okay. He’s WORTH it!!!) and ALOT of hugs. He seemed to have fun trying to pop the balloons, knocking the “Rain” blocks over by his throne and dancing. There were blow up alligators everywhere. The centerpieces were clear blocks with gators and lights inside. Also…Alligators were THE THING at this party… Obvy… Anyway…

 

The More You Know

KAL Breakdown

BossAL:

 

Pride Along:

 

Taming The Pile RAL (New along for next year) Silverluna (1,323 books) | Goodreads

  1. Details
    1. This along is to help keep ourselves reading, and reading the books we REALLY want to finish in 2022. The idea is to read a minimum of 10 minutes every day, no matter WHAT it is you read. Audio books, social media posts, blogs, online/offline comic books all DO count.
    2. There will be new FO threads once a quarter.
    3. We’ll be using #SDLPileTaming2022 on all social medias.
  2. Prizes
    1. Anyone who reads a minimum of 10 minutes every day for the entire year will be entered into a drawing for 2 Gift Cards to Amazon and 2 Gift Cards to Webs’ online store. For every 10 people who enter the Reading Along, I’ll add another Gift card of each type to the pool.
  3. If you would like to donate a prize, please PM me or email me at silversdreamland@gmail.com (

 

Q1’s Avid Readers:

  1. Eyenowhour
  2. Kelly
  3. MeditativeCrafter
  4. NicoleS

 

Rolling On The Final Credits: 

I’m pretty social. You can find me on our Discord Board, which is The Crafting Zen. I’m Silver Dee #8858 (need to add to titlecard: ) there. I’ll put a link to the Discord Board (where you can find Episode and Along threads and everything else I’ve ever talked about on the Podcast) below and in the shownotes. These can also be found on Facebook as well, although I’m not going to lie… I don’t check the FB group as much as I check the Discord group. The link for the FB group will be also listed below (https://www.facebook.com/groups/silverscraftyzen )

A note about the FB group. You do need to answer 3 questions, as I’m trying to keep spammers out of the group. First question, what episode I’m up to. Today is episode ___. Second question, What is the name of Silver’s Son? Mario The Cat/Mario. If you don’t remember these answers, that’s fine. Just note this in your answers. Chances are, you’ll be in. But you do need to read the Group Rules and hit agree. The rules are simple and absolute in my eyes when you answer the questions. You just have to agree to be nice…

On Instagram and on Twitter I am @SilversKnitting. I tend to read through all messages as soon as I possibly can. If you don’t hear from me within 24 hours, please feel free to e-mail me directly at silversdreamland@gmail.com.

I am on Patreon. If you would like to join, it helps with shipping costs, and helps keep the lights on around here. You get behind the scenes content at every level, some Patreon-only goodies, and early access to all episodes/videos/Twitch Streams. At the $5 and up levels, there is a Weekly Knit Night that I’ve got set up over Zoom/Discord chat. It’s a lot of fun, if you’d like to join us this year…

Anyway, As always, everything that I talk about can be found in the show notes at https://silversdreamlandpodcast.com/. The notes in the box below here on YouTube are abbreviated and not as detailed.

 

Silver Being Social:
Silver’s Dreamland Discord Server: https://discord.gg/U4dvGStRm4
On Discord: Silver Dee #8858
On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/silverscraftyzen
On Instagram: SilversKnitting
On Twitter: SilversKnitting
On Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/silverscraftyzen
On Twitch: https://twitch.tv/silversknitting
On Goodreads: Silverluna
E-mail: silversdreamland@gmail.com

 

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 Crafty Zen 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 or even subscribe to my channel. It really helps my channel out and I’d be forever grateful.

Until next time, Happy Crafting!

-Silver-

 

 

VlogMas 2021 Is ONNNNN!

Heyya Everyone!!!

This year, I’ve decided to do VlogMas! I can’t wait to for you to see what I’ve been cooking for the earlier part of this year! Hope you enjoy! Below will be a list of each day’s Vlog and where you can find them on YouTube.  Or… You can follow the full Playlist I made there as well…

Full YouTube Playlisthttps://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLNSpzgqhwnTu37mkTJqk4_ohWx7aOjrTR

 

VlogMas 2021:

Day 1: https://youtu.be/0kJpFD0rU5s

Day 2: https://youtu.be/0Ewa4rKwzt4

Day 3:https://youtu.be/s7aKZM5an3E

Day 4: https://youtu.be/bvnZ0sqsw1g

Day 5: https://youtu.be/HTvOfWf_bsY

Day 6: https://youtu.be/Laz-3kpuG4U

Day 7: https://youtu.be/DD4nYIspoR4

Day 8: https://youtu.be/U24uWq4QisI

Day 9: https://youtu.be/ZpYwXekC9yM

Day 10: https://youtu.be/ejkk64TXFp4

Day 11: https://youtu.be/GR3lbAsI5hc

Day 12: https://youtu.be/JqFRh0EB2f0

Day 13: https://youtu.be/e47IP5bN5YU

Day 14: https://youtu.be/SMtU_8jIguU

Day 15: https://youtu.be/bH18cd51qMY

Day 16:  https://youtu.be/9Sy1J0Qa-EY

Day 17: https://youtu.be/39CqE5IN_LM 

Day 18: https://youtu.be/aH0zbXfzdQQ

Day 19: https://youtu.be/ntaqWvjGYUY

Day 20: https://youtu.be/UC9Niz_etOI

Day 21: https://youtu.be/xD0aOJTKQsA

Day 22: https://youtu.be/h_SuMHGjxss

Day 23: https://youtu.be/UCXHhW31jN4

Day 24: A quick note… I have a family event that will be happening into the late-ish hours on Christmas Eve. I won’t get home until late. So… I’m not releasing a vlog until the 26. I’ll combine 25 & 26…. https://youtu.be/AGN1o5wZarw

And as a Bonus… Mario has his own Vlog Today!!! 😉  https://youtu.be/iOQJ18rzUZs

Day 25: https://youtu.be/3iGZTSM72BQ

 

Here is the ears I wore every day.

Day 1’s Ears
Day 2’s Ears
Day 3’s Ears
Day 5’s Ears
Day 7’s Ears
Day 9’s Ears
Day 10’s Ears
Day 13’s Ears

Day 14’s Ears

Day 15’s Ears
Day 16’s “ears”
Day 12’s ears. These may be the last, as I’m out of coffee sampler types… Who knows… lol

 

Until Next Time, Happy Crafting!

-Silver-

Wrapping Up For the Quarter

Good morning, Wonderful Makers! Hope you’ve all had a great week! This coming week, there will be a few videos going live. As you’ve seen from the previous posts, the usual StitchySilver and Full Episode are going live Wednesday and Monday, respectively… However, I have three wrap-up videos planned to go live on Sunday. I’ve listed them below by the time they will go live. Enjoy! 
Q3 Dream Along Wrap Up Video (at 1):

Q3 Stripe Along Wrap Up Video (at 1:30):

Q1 Pride Along Wrap Up Video (at 2):

 
 
Silver Being Social:
Silver’s Dreamland Discord Server: https://discord.gg/z6XKEdpHTn
On Discord: Silver Dee #8858
On Instagram: SilversKnitting
On Twitter: @SilversKnitting
On Goodreads: Silverluna
E-mail: silversdreamland@gmail.com
Pride Along 2122
#sdlpridealong2122 #mcpridealong2122 #ggkcspridealong2122 #akpridealong2122 #wspridealong2122 #pridealong2122
JavaPurl Designs Shop: http://www.javapurldesigns.com/
Mercury’s Pattern Shop: https://www.mercurialknits.com
Until Next Time, Happy Crafting!
-Silver

StitchySilver (FlossTube) – Episode 5

Silver Being Social:

Silver’s Dreamland Discord Server: https://discord.gg/dRXGG82yCX

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

 

Until Next Time, Happy Crafting!

-Silver-

StashVlog #9

 

This week’s vlog was pretty short. I tried not to ramble. But to be honest… It’s so short because I forgot to record as much as I normally do. This week was full of migraine stuff, and prep for a wedding…

 

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

 

See you next week!

Until Then, Happy Crafting!

-Silver-

Episode 106 – “We Are Family…”

Welcome To The Dreamland:

 

In this episode, we have: 

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

 

FO’s: (3:27)

  1. Silver
    1. Hexi Blanket
    2. Cubed Blanket
    3. June DVD Socks
    4. DVD Love ❤
    5. Curiouser & Curiouser Shawl
    6. Peach Hat
    7. Pride Shawl

 

all SD numbers. 23,851.31 or 21,809.67 meters.

 

  1. Mercury: N/A

 

HOs

  1. Silver: N/A
  2. Mercury
    1. One “Silver’s Vanilla Toe-Up Socks” sock!

 

WIPs(17:36)

    1. Silver
      1. The 9 Merry Holiday Socks Of Silver – 1
      2. The 9 Merry Holiday Socks Of Silver – 2
      3. Jack’s Flirting Again, Take 2 
      1. S Shawl
      2. EE’s Scarf
      3. July’s Stripey Socks
      4. Crochet Pride Shawl
    1. Mercury
      1. Genderqueer Pride Shawl
      2. Demisexual Pride Shawl
      3. Spring… er… Summer Blanket?

 

Silver’s Unraveling Fast(29:51)

  • Silver  
    • Jack’s Flirting Again
  1. Mercury: N/A

 

Radio GaGa:  (31:08)

  1. Silver
    1. Music
    2. Podcasts
  2. Mercury
    1. Music
    2. Podcasts

 

Silver’s Book Pile: (33:39)

  1. Silver: Goodreads: Silverluna
    1. Finished
    2. Currently
  2. Mercury: Goodreads: MercuryDotCom
    1. Finished
    2. Currently

 

Silver and The Case Of The Screen Time: (38:24)

  1. Silver

    1. TV
    2. Movies
    3. Podcasts
    4. YouTube Channels/Other
      1. Streams
        1. EE’s: 
        2. MeditativeCrafter: http://www.twitch.tv/meditativecrafter
        3. Dark Era New Vegas:  www.twitch.tv/darkeranewvegas
        4. Hillywood:
  2. Mercury
    1. TV
    2. Movies
    3. Podcasts
    4. YouTube Channels

 

My Favorite Things: (49:25)

  1. Silver
    1. Enabling 
      1. Welcome To Group Therapy by Dimensions
      2. Alpine Flowers by Diana Watters Handmade
      3. 2 Rainbow Pairfect Skeins
    2. Other
  2. Mercury
    1. Enabling 
      1. Naima Bond Art 
    2. Other

 

The More You Know(52:58)

Random Announcements

  1. Summer Schedule Announcements: (53:13)

KAL Breakdown (

Stripe-Along 2021 (54:44)

  1. Details
  2. Rules
  3. Prizes

 

June’s FO’s:

 
Dream Along 2021 (59:34)

  1. Details
  2. Rules
  3. Prizes

 

June’s FO’s: 

Pride-Along2122 (1:04:40)

  1. Details
  2. Ways To Play/Rules
  3. Prizes (
    1. Digital Prizes
    2. Physical Prizes (

AdoreKnit Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AdoreKnit?ref=simple-shop-header-name&listing_id=844528016
WhimzeeStitches Shop: https://www.whimzeestitches.store/
JavaPurl Designs Shop: http://www.javapurldesigns.com/
Mercury’s Pattern Shop: https://www.mercurialknits.com

May & June FO’s: 

 

The End Of The Road: (1:12:03)

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. “OMG Heel” By Megan of StockinetteZombies
3. “Viajante” by Martina Behm
4. “Progression Shawl” by Carin Risinger
5. “Curiouser and Curiouser” By Laura Linneman
6. “Taina” by Eeva Kesäkuu
7. “Spring Blanket KAL” by Louise Tilbrook Designs
8. “Hello, I’m Captain Jack Harkness Socks” by C.C. Almon

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/
1) Babushka
2) Poodle Skirt
3) Happy Birthday Cupcake!
4) Oh, Clark!
5) Clue
6) Mr. Darcy
7) Zombody’s Eating Candy Corn
8) Dracula
9) Dia De Los Muertos
10) Bing And The Andrews Sisters
11) Daphne Zombody Blake
12) Crystal Ball Frap
13) Rose Champagne
14) Harold’s Purple Crayon
15) Elvis
16) Zombody Loves The Knitgirllls
17) Holiday Striped Cup
18) Zombody’s Hanging The Lights
19) Minis
20) Witches Ball Frap
21) Sonoran Sunrise
22) Neon Cotton Candy
23) Alyssa Zombody Edwards
24) Brace Yourself
25) Someday
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- 

StashVlog 2021 #2

Hiya! Welcome to Summer StashVlog 2021! Here is Episode #2! Enjoy!!!

 

Projects Mentioned in this Vlog:

1. Shawl 3.0: “Quick & Simple Granny Shawl” by Hannah Howens

2. May’s DVD Socks (new): OMG Heel by Megan Williams

3. Cubed Blanket

 

Silver Being Social:

Silver’s Dreamland Discord Server: https://discord.gg/pxX2bHxt

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/silverluna2112

On Goodreads: Silverluna

E-mail: silversdreamland@gmail.com

 

Until Next Time, Happy Crafting!

-Silver-

Episode 103 – “Taking Pride In Our Work”

Welcome To The Dreamland:

 

In this episode: (

  1. FO’s
  2. WIPs
  3. Stash Dash Ready
  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. Hexi Blanket
  2. Cubed Blanket
  3. Hat 2
  4. March 2021 DVD Socks

 

WIPs:

  1. DVD Love ❤
  2. It’s Just Blue
  3. Stocking 2
  4. Jack’s Flirting Again…
  5. A Family Holiday

 

Stash Dash Ready:

  1. Fiery Viajante
  2. My Scrappy Happy Blanket – Take 2
  3. The Doctor Ensnared 
  4. Christmas Eve Shawl

 

Radio GaGa: (

 

Silver’s Book Pile: 

  1. Finished
  2. Currently

 

Silver and The Case Of The Screen Time: 

  1. TV
  2. Podcasts
  3. YouTube Channels

 

My Favorite Things:

  1. Enabling
    1. From Simply Socks Yarn Company
      1. 8 Skeins of “Candy Cane” by West Yorkshire Spinners.
    2. From Desert Vista Dyeworks
      1. Alyssa ZomBody Edwards
      2. Summer Rainbow
    3. AdoreKnit
      1. A Supernatural “Idjits” Progress Keeper & Stitch Marker Set
      2. Two Classic Rainbow Progress Keeper & Stitch Marker Sets
      3. A Primary Color Rainbow Progress Keeper & Stitch Marker Set. It is new in the shop as of 4/28.
      4. A Transgender Flag inspired Rainbow Progress Keeper & Stitch Marker Set. It is also new in the shop as of 4/28.
      5. Mentions:
        1. Steph from AdoreKnit has also set up a 25% off coupon code in her shop that will be good until 4/24/21. This is to go along with a new along that I’ll talk about a bit later. The coupon code is “Pride2122.”
    4. VistaPrint
  2. Other
    1. RAIN!!!!

 

The More You Know: (

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 months 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” donated by @MercuryZelda
      4. The Winner’s choice of two blankets made by me (first to respond will get first choice…). (2 Pics. “Option 1” & “Option 2” titles)
      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.

 

March’s FO’s:

 

  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 two blankets made by me (first to respond will get first choice…).
      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. (

     

March’s FO’s: 

 

  1. Pride-Along2122 – NEW ALONG ALERT!!! April 17th Cast-on Party
    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, 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. I’ll talk about all the prizes next month, but I wanted to start the hype train for this Along.
      2. If you would like to donate a prize, please PM me or email me at silversdreamland@gmail.com

 

Other Announcements:

  1. Patreon Stuff: https://www.patreon.com/SilversDreamlandPodcast
    1. $2 Tier
      1. Access to Fam-Only Discord Threads & FB Rooms
      2. A Monthly Behind-The Scenes Video as I Record Episodes.
      3. My Undying Love (In the form of Happy Mail! This includes a One-Time Welcome To The Fam goodie.)
    2. $5 Tier
      1. Access to Fam-Only Discord Threads & FB Rooms
      2. A Monthly Behind-The Scenes Video as I Record Episodes.
      3. My Undying Love (In the form of Happy Mail! This includes a One-Time Welcome To The Fam goodie.)
      4. A Weekly Knit Night With The Fam
    3. $10 Tier
      1. Access to Fam-Only Discord Threads & FB Rooms
      2. Monthly Behind-The Scenes Video as I Record Episodes.
      3. My Undying Love (In the form of Happy Mail! This includes a One-Time Welcome To The Fam goodie.)
      4. A Weekly Knit Night With The Fam
      5. A Virtual Game Night
      6. A One-On-One Chat with me. The medium will be up to you (Zoom, Discord/FB Call, etc.)
      7. You will Receive a Producer’s Credit in each episode.

Knitathon Stuff: https://givebutter.com/knitforfood/silverdee

Knit for Food Knit-a-thon is a 12 hour knitting marathon to raise funds and awareness for food insecurity. The money we raise will be equally divided between Feeding America, World Central Kitchen, No Kid Hungry, and Meals on Wheels.

Date & Time

Sun, April 11th 2021
10:00 AM – 10:00 PM ED

I need to raise a minimum of $100 prior to the start of the event, but my end goal is $300.If you can, please click the link in the down bar or shownotes if you’d like to donate to help my goal.

 

Summer Schedule Announcements:

  1. StashVlogs start 4/21. I’ll have 3 per month on Wednesdays.These will be Live Premieres at 1PM ET. 
  2. StitchySilver Vlogs start 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.

 

The End Of The Road:

Silver Being Social:

Silver’s Dreamland Discord Server: https://discord.gg/C4sxTtTj
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/silverluna2112
On Goodreads: Silverluna
E-mail: silversdreamland@gmail.com

Patterns Mentioned:
1. “Quick & Simple Granny Shawl” by Hannah Howens
2. “Sockhead Hat” by Kelly McClure
3. “Toe-Up Socks With A Difference” by Wendy D. Johnson
4. “Devil’s Snare” by Erica Lueder
5. “Viajante” by Martina Behm

Yarn Dyers Mentioned:
1. Apple Tree Knits: https://www.appletreeknits.com/
2. Pandia’s Jewels: https://www.pandiasjewels.com/
3. Desert Vista Dyeworks: https://www.desertvistadyeworks.com/
1) Babushka
2) Poodle Skirt
3) Happy Birthday Cupcake!
4) Oh, Clark!
5) Clue
6) Mr. Darcy
7) Zombody’s Eating Candy Corn
8) Dracula
9) Dia De Los Muertos
10) Bing And The Andrews Sisters
11) Daphne Zombody Blake
12) Crystal Ball Frap
13) Rose Champagne
14) Harold’s Purple Crayon
15) Elvis
16) Zombody Loves The Knitgirllls
17) Holiday Striped Cup
18) Zombody’s Hanging The Lights
19) Minis
20) Witches Ball Frap
21) Sonoran Sunrise
22) Neon Cotton Candy
6. Nice & Knit: https://niceandknit.com/
7. Sheepy Time Knits: https://www.sheepytimeknits.com/
8. Leading Men Fiber Arts: https://www.leadingmenfiberarts.com/
9. Miss Babs: https://www.missbabs.com/
10. ArtisticYarnbyAbi: https://www.etsy.com/shop/ArtisticYarnbyAbi
11. Into The Whirled Yarn & Fiber Co: https://intothewhirled.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

Podcasts 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. HP & The Sacred Text: https://www.harrypottersacredtext.com/
5. The Murder Squad: http://themurdersquad.com/
6. GGKCS: https://geekygirlsknit.blogspot.com
7. TheKnitgirllls: http://theknitgirllls.com/
8. Stockinette Zombies: https://www.stockinettezombies.com/
9. Stitching The High Notes: https://stitchingthehighnotes.com/
10. The Knitters’ League: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOPxrJdP8LXqR3WvvlJ1Z5w
11. The Yarn Hoarder Podcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr8DBs1iYq8f0t134RxPcsw
12. AdoreKnit: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs9EkbhCaVaOMIFz7UWb3Hw
Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AdoreKnit?ref=simple-shop-header-name&listing_id=844528016
13. Knitscents: http://knitscents.com/
14. MeditativeCrafting: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7jwpkvdki6FPGQH5WU4EAw
15. DramaticKnits: https://dramaticknits.com/
16. Plies & Hellhounds: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCT6raoofDBkZKowQ49tRa1g
Shop: https://www.pliesandhellhounds.com/
17. Crazy Sock Lady: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtzJ6l6pgniBj_GDDhN-BYw/videos
18. Knittin Kitten: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeHZFt56WnPpXkitnRh60AQ

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.

Until next time, Happy Crafting!

-Silver-

Wrapping Up Q1 of The Stripe Along

Hiya Beautiful Makers! I hope you had a wonderful 3 months! I just wanted to put up a video to show off all of your hard work from this quarter.

Intro.
Congratulations (1:44)
Picture Spotlight (2:12)
Q1 FO Entries (3:43)
Outro (10:02)

Silver Being Social:
Silver’s Dreamland Discord Server: https://discord.gg/tX3RSKK5
On Discord: Silver Dee #8858
On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/silversdreamlandpodcast
On Instagram: SilversTreats
On Twitter: @SilversKnitting
On Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SilversDreamlandPodcast
On Twitch: twitch.tv/silverluna2112
On Goodreads: Silverluna
E-mail: silversdreamland@gmail.com

All Music Used is by Bensound Music (https://www.bensound.com/):
Small Guitar
The Duel
Smile

Until Next Time, Happy Crafting!

-Silver-

Wraping Up Q1 for The Dream Along2021

Hiya everyone! Hope you had a great quarter! I just wanted to show off all of your hard work over the past 3 months.

Intro.
Congratulations (1:43)
Picture Spotlight (1:11)
Q1 FO Entries (3:37)
Outro (20:55)

Silver Being Social:
Silver’s Dreamland Discord Server: https://discord.gg/tX3RSKK5
On Discord: Silver Dee #8858
On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/silversdreamlandpodcast
On Instagram: SilversTreats
On Twitter: @SilversKnitting
On Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SilversDreamlandPodcast
On Twitch: twitch.tv/silverluna2112
On Goodreads: Silverluna
E-mail: silversdreamland@gmail.com

All Music Used is by Bensound Music (https://www.bensound.com/):
Dance
Smile
Creative Minds
High Octane
Happy Rock
Happiness

 

Until Next Time, Happy Crafting!

-Silver-

Episode 102 – “The Case of The Electronic Babysitter, Creative Endeavors, and The Never-Ending Hexi Train”

 

Welcome To The Dreamland:

 

In this episode:

  1. FOs (3:48)
  2. WIPS (6:36)
  3. Stash Dash Ready (15:16)
  4. X’s & O’s (20:22)
  5. Radio GaGa (21:24)
  6. Book Pile (23:14)
  7. Screen Time (26:17)
  8. My Favorite Things (31:39)
  9. The More You Know (41:03)
  10. The End of The Road (52:25)
  11. Blooper Reel (56:50)

 

FO’s: 

  1. Hexi Blanket
  2. Cubed Blanket
  3. February 2021 DVD Socks
  4. Doctored Hat

 

WIPs:

  1. Fiery Viajante (I took a video of the full shawl for the podcast. Sorry. It will not upload here…)
  2. Christmas Eve Shawl
  3. The Doctor Ensnared
    This is a close up of the lace section. Sorry. It was hard to get a better picture of…

  4. Hat 2
  5. It’s Just Blue
  6. March 2021 DVD Socks

 

Stash Dash Ready:

  1. Peacock Shawl 2.0
  2. Sugar Skulls Socks
  3. Hello Sweetie Socks

    Stopping Point: 1 Row then B/O on 2nd sock.

 

X’s & O’s:

  1. Cross Stitch
    1. “In This House…Dr. Who” by Stitch Area. Shop.  

 

Radio GaGa:

  1. 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
  5. Other YouTube Stuff

 

My Favorite Things:

  1. Enabling
    1. Fully Spun Yarns fullyspun.com
      1. Intersex Pride on PostScript Fingering
      2. Genderqueer Pride on PostScript Fingering
    2. Desert Vista Dyeworks https://www.desertvistadyeworks.com/
      1. 2020 Yearly Sock Prize (12 months, 12 socks) “Some Day”
      2. 2020 Instagram Prize (over 100 posts) “Brace Yourself”
      3. Minis
      4. Pin
      5. Velvet Case
    3. Some screws: And yes…. There’s a story behind WHY I mentioned it & showed a picture of them, I promise. But you’ll have to watch the podcast episode…
  2. Other

 

The More You Know: (

KAL Breakdown

  1. Stripe-Along 2021
    1. Details
    2. Rules
    3. Prizes

February’s FO’s:

 

  1. Dream Along 2021
    1. Details
    2. Rules
    3. Prizes

February’s FO’s:

 

The End Of The Road:

Silver Being Social:
Silver’s Dreamland Discord Server: https://discord.gg/C4sxTtTj
On Discord: Silver Dee #8858
On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/silversdreamlandpodcast
On Instagram: SilversKnitting
On Twitter: @SilversKnitting
On Twitch: twitch.tv/silverluna2112
On Goodreads: Silverluna
E-mail: silversdreamland@gmail.com

 

Patterns Mentioned: 
1. “Quick & Simple Granny Shawl” by Hannah Howens
2. “Peacock Shawl” by Emily Walton
3. “Spoilers Socks” by CC Almon
4. “Sockhead Hat” by Kelly McClure
5. “Toe-Up Socks With A Difference” by Wendy D. Johnson
6. “Devil’s Snare” by Erica Lueder
7. “Viajante” by Martina Behm
Yarn Dyers Mentioned:
1. Apple Tree Knits: https://www.appletreeknits.com/
2. Pandia’s Jewels: https://www.pandiasjewels.com/
3. Desert Vista Dyeworks: https://www.desertvistadyeworks.com/
   1) Babushka
   2) Poodle Skirt
   3) Happy Birthday Cupcake!
   4) Oh, Clark!
   5) Clue
   6) Mr. Darcy
   7) Zombody’s Eating Candy Corn
   8) Dracula
   9) Dia De Los Muertos
   10) Bing And The Andrews Sisters
   11) Daphne Zombody Blake
   12) Crystal Ball Frap
   13) Rose Champagne
   14) Harold’s Purple Crayon
   15) Elvis
   16) Zombody Loves The Knitgirllls
   17) Holiday Striped Cup
   18) Zombody’s Hanging The Lights
   19) Minis
   20) Witches Ball Frap
   21) Sonoran Sunrise
   22) Neon Cotton Candy
6. Nice & Knit: https://niceandknit.com/
7. Sheepy Time Knits: https://www.sheepytimeknits.com/
8. Leading Men Fiber Arts: https://www.leadingmenfiberarts.com/
11. Into The Whirled Yarn & Fiber Co: https://intothewhirled.com/
Bag Makers Mentioned:
1. The Fat Squirrel: https://thefatsquirrel.com/
2. Addicted To Sock Knitting: https://addictedtosockknitting.wordpress.com/
5. Slipped Stitch Studios: https://www.slippedstitchstudios.com/
Podcasts Mentioned:
2. And That’s Why We Drink: https://www.andthatswhywedrink.com/
3. My Favorite Murder: https://myfavoritemurder.com/
5. The Murder Squad: http://themurdersquad.com/
7. TheKnitgirllls: http://theknitgirllls.com/
8. Stockinette Zombies: https://www.stockinettezombies.com/
9. Stitching The High Notes: https://stitchingthehighnotes.com/
15. DramaticKnits: https://dramaticknits.com/

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 Disord 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. Please stay tuned for Episode 103 next month.

Until next time, Happy Crafting!

-Silver-

Introduction to the Stripe-Along 2021

Hello, wonderful makers!!! I thought it time that I highlight the first of two Alongs going on in the year of 2021. The second is the Stripe Along 2021.
Here’s a bit of background on the Along and how it came about:
I realized that I’m down to 3 more skeins of Desert Vista Dyeworks’ stripey yarn (as of December 2020). 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. This along will run all year long.
I’ll be using #sdlstripealong2021 on all Social Media.
Rules:
  • The rules are simple. Anything you finish in 2021 with stripes will count.
  • 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.
  • Colorwork, Fairisle, Stranded Colorwork, Double Knitting, and Intarsia will count, as long as the colors you use are bright and cheerful.
  • 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.
    • If you started and finished the project in 2021, you can enter your FOs 2 total times.
    • If you started and finished the project in 6 months time, you can enter your FOs 3 total times.
    • If you started and finished the project in 3 months time, you can enter your FOs 4 total times.
    • If you started and finished the project in 2 months time, you can enter your FOs 5 total times.
    • If you started and finished the project in 1 months time, you can enter your FOs 6 total times.
Prizes:
  1. A skein of yarn by West Yorkshire Spinners called the “Fairy Lights” colorway. Pattern is included!
  2. @Pat (loonyhiker) has offered one of her lovely patterns. You can look at her patterns on Lovecraft, or on Rav. https://www.lovecrafts.com/en-us/user/Pat-H/patterns/630f52b1-1e3c-4190-9e4d-c58fecb61daf or https://www.ravelry.com/designers/pat-hensley
  3. 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).

I hope to see you there!

Until next time, Happy Crafting!

-Silver-

Introducing The Dream Along 2021

Hello, wonderful makers!!! I thought it time that I highlight the first of two Alongs going on in the year of 2021. The first is the Dream Along 2021.
Here’s a bit of background on the Along and how it came about:
I’ve been dreaming of saying goodbye to 2020 something fierce lately. 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. This year will run all year.
I’ll be using #sdldreameralong2021 on all Social Media. There is a thread to enter your FO’s on the Discord and FB groups (just click the links and you’ll be there. A note, the Discord link is an invite link. Our server IS searchable if it doesn’t work…).
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 (@silversknitting). 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 (either 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.
  • 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 years, 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
Prizes:
  • A skein of “Starry Night” from West Yorkshire Spinners, along with the pattern to go with it!
  • A pair of Louet Sonix circular needles. Size US 5, 3.75mm, 24 inch circs.

    Louet Sonix circular needles. Size US 5, 3.75mm, 24 inch circs
  • 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).
I hope to see you all there!
Until Next Time, Happy Crafting!
-Silver-

Doctor Who House

Hello Beautiful Readers! Welcome back to my WIP Madness Corner! The next project I want to talk about is what I’m calling Doctor Who House.

I started this cross stitch on 08/09 of this year. The Pattern I’m using is “In This House…Dr. Who” by Stitch Area.  This is a Geeky Doctor Who piece. LOTS of Doctor Who sayings that I LOVE. I recommend this for ALL Doctor Who fans who like to cross-stitch. Stitch Area’s Etsy Shop can be found here.

I TOTALLY expect this project to take me a long time, as I have other projects I need to finish in the remaining part of 2020. I’m going to try to balance out my crafts. We’ll see how this goes… lol.

I’ve gotten the first Dalek mostly done and the line of text directly under the midway point of the piece. Here’s what it looks like!

Update 9/7:

I have finished up the Daleks and the first line and I’m working on the second line. I REALLY love the way it’s looking so far. I’m trying to savor it and take my time with the project.

Update 12/22:

I’ve been working on this cross stitch since I last checked in. I’ve mentioned it in several episodes of my podcast, so I have some progress photos, which is pretty awesome. What do you think?

Until Next Time, Happy Crafting!
-Silver-

Hexi Blanket

Hiya Beautiful Makers! The next thing I’ve been working on this year is something new. I called this project simply “Hexi Blanket.”

I’ve been making 5 round Hexis using a size US G, 4.0mm hook. I’ve been separating out the number of Hexis I’ve been making each month and counting the yardage that way. I’ll show them off the same way below.

 

August/September’s Hexis: (966 yards)

October’s Hexis: (345 yards)

November’s Hexis: (920 yards)

December’s Hexis (so far – 12/15 was the last time I made one): (92 yards)

The minis I plan on using for the Hexis are being held in my 12th Doctor Who bag by Whimzee Stitches that I bought at SSK2018. You can find Rick’s shop here.

I have a few more to go until I have enough for a blanket, but I love the way that they are coming out so far. What do you think?

Until Next Time, Happy Crafting!

-Silver-