Podcast News: 2:05
The Year of Gratitude continues. A thread to share your own year of gratitude projects and ideas is located here.
Red Heart It’s a Wrap – 1100 yards 200 grams in colorway Western
Package from grandmother – needles, kit, patterns, charts
I totally forgot to mention and thank KristiRose for sending me the A Gentle Path sock pattern
Knit Picks interchangeable set in nickel
Finished Objects: 17:06 Second Snuggle in unknown yarn Darcie Fashion Plus Assorted Mill ends from Jo-Ann, stashed 2014, size 8 needle/5 mm Snuggles Project #2 Waffle Stitch Toe-up Socks by Wilma Becker (essentially Blueberry Waffles) in Gale’s Art Single Knit Sock Blank in Brass Octopus – got at Rhinebeck 2017, Twinsie knit with The CATT Lady
Working On: 19:56
Spinning on the Snyder Spindle Turkish Destiny – Fantom Farm Romney 2.4 ounces
Podcast News: 2:06
3rd podiversary! I need to put together a giveaway, so keep your eyes peeled. Thank you for sticking with me – you have lots of podcast options and I’m honored to be one of them.
Twinsie shawl giveaway – still have not heard back from a winner! One more chance to contact me and then this giveaway will be retired!
The Year of Gratitude – The Snuggles Project, using gifts, and finding other ways to give back and make a positive impact in my communtiy
Finished Objects: 11:10
Maine Morning Mitts by Clara Parkes – Lion Brand Heartland Tweed in 389 Isle Royale Tweed, US size 5/3.75 mm needles – two pairs Hand-carded roving from Cozy Rabbit Farm, 2 ounces – Angelina, angora, Fire Star, Merino, Silk, Tercel – purchased VTSW 2013, began spinning TDF 2015 – Russian supported spindle – unwashed 322 yards over two skeins. First Snuggle in unknown yarn Darice Fashion Plus Assorted Mill ends from Jo-Ann, stashed 2014, size 8 needle/5 mm
Working on: 24:23
Second Snuggle, unknown yarn, US size 8/5 mm needle (KnitPicks needle broke) Waffle Stitch Toe-up Socks by Wilma Becker (essentially Blueberry Waffles) in Gale’s Art Single Knit Sock Blank in Brass Octopus – got at Rhinebeck 2017, Twinsie knit with The CATT Lady
Eucalan in eucalyptus scent
On the Edge: 33:10
Sewer pipe burst in our building!
Podcast News: 1:44
VKNs are still on hold due to the holiday schedule. Check out TrueCanuckGirl’s Ravelry group for The Canadian Knitter as she may be picking up some Fridays. Geektastic Fibers code from Geektasticfibers – STORMCOAST15 for 15% off your purchase through 12/31/17 Truly Wicked Crafts code from trulywicked – UCC20 for 20% off your purchase of $10 US or greater through 12/31/17
The winner of the Twinsies shawl has not gotten in touch with me! Please watch the beginning of Episode 59 to see if you have won. If I do not hear back from the winner in the next two weeks, I will redraw.
Halloween costume – I was a unicorn!
Hermione’s Everyday Socks in Fiber Stash Toil & Trouble
Working On: 15:43
Plying on the Russian – Cozy Rabbit Farm batt
Spinning some Romney roving from Fantom Farm/Ellen’s 1/2 Pint Farm on my Snyder Spindles Destiny Turkish
Test base for yarngirlvt – 70% superwash merino, 20% yak, 10% nylon in colorway The Dark Side of the Mood Fin by eatmyyarns TurtleMade plying tool in Sun Yellow Lemonade Shop DK yarn in Rhinebeck 2017 colorway – waiting to hear back from the dyer exactly which base I got as the tag did not match the listing
On the Edge: 31:01
went shopping at the MAC store!
Classy Squid Fiber Co. batt – Behind the Rain – Romeldale/CVM, Falkland, Mulberry Silk, Firestar, Silk Noil, Angelina
MollyGirl Bass Line in Born This Way
Once Upon A Corgi Handmade Isaac in Something Sinister
Fiber Stash Dyeworks Strong Toes mini-skein bundle in Purple Gray Gradient
Fiber Stash Dyeworks Strong Toes in Temple of Sap
Fiber Stash Dyeworks Twinkle Toes in I Put A Spell On You
Podcast & Group News:
Crochet-a-long starts April 1st! Current rules are one entry per person, you must be a member of the group to be eligible to win, and projects must be 20 grams or more. This will run the month of April. You may double dip in other CALs and make-alongs. The prize is a bag from Woolridge Designs, and a crochet hook with handmade grip by AngeliqueArtistry. (Pic of the bag in the Episode 47 thread.) If there is enough chatter in the chatter thread, I will also pull a pattern prize from those posts at the end of the CAL.
Please check out the coupon codes from Geektasticfibers, frogprincess21ca, yarngirlvt and jesseknits in the coupon code thread. P.S. The Fiber Stash coupon code can be used in person at Connecticut Sheep & Wool on April 29th, 2017.
Welcome to jesseknits (a triple threat! Designer, yarn dyer and podcaster), 7autumn5 and ManthaMack, who all introduced themselves in the welcome thread.
Podcasts I’ve been watching: Yoshi & Lucy Knits with canarysong and Desert Knits with loraclare.
Word of the day: miniscule papercracker would like to hear about spinning & weaving – I will be doing a stand-alone episode on this! Subscribe to the channel or keep an eye on the group for when that’s posted!
In: 469 yards
Out: 1142.59 yards
Total: -673.59 yards out (page on my website is forthcoming)
Stash: Smooth Operator socks from eatmyyarns
Crochet hooks from AngeliqueArtistry
Knit storage container
Red Heart size 10 crochet cotton in Mexicana
Premier Yarns Deborah Norville Serenity Sock in Chili
On the Edge:
Almost done with 4 weeks of Weight Watchers!
Halfway done with Frankenstein
Crazy work time!
Announcing a crochet-a-long! Current rules are one entry per person, you must be a member of the group to be eligible to win, and projects must be 20 grams or more. This will run the month of April. You may double dip in other CALs and make-alongs. The prize is a bag from Woolridge Designs. (Yes, I know it’s knitting sheep. It’s my fault for making it a crochet-a-long prize.)
In – 2127 yards
Out – 891.3
Total: positive 1235.7 yards
You can see more details on stash and projects on my website.
I destashed 3 skeins of Lion Brand Pamela
CVM (California Variegated Mutant) fiber from a friend
Bag, earrings and progress keeper from Woolridge Designs
A package (with lovely yarn) from Geektastic Fibers