StormCoast’s Sock Series #3

My third pair of socks actually look like socks – finally!

Yarn: Lion Brand Magic Stripes in Purple Pattern colorway

Pattern: sock Loom Basic sock pattern by Authentic Knitting Board

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StormCoast’s Sock Series #2

Today I pull out (sort of) my second pair of socks!

Yarn: Red Heart Heart & Sole With Aloe

Pattern: Sock Loom basic sock pattern by Authentic Knitting Board

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StormCoast’s Sock Series #1

Today I pull out my first pair of socks!

Yarn: Plymouth Encore Colorspun Worsted in colorway 7304

Pattern: Toe Up, Afterthough Heel Sock by Lafferty By Design – French Vanilla Patterns

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Episode 66: Troubles With the Letter S

 

Podcast News: 1:36
Just a head’s up, I am unlikely to have any formal KALs or giveaways for the foreseeable future unless they are sponsored/pattern prizes
StormCoast’s Sock Series, coming soon to a YouTube near you

Stash: 4:27
Snyder Spindles Destiny Mini spindle arms – kindly replaced for free – great customer service!
Changes Shawl by Knitting Expat Designs – gifted from tollbaby of Two Tangled Skeins
Planina Wrap by Shara Lambeth – won from Serenova of Serenova Crafts

Finished: 11:50
Second Scrappy Snuggle

Working On: 14:57
Red medium Snuggle – Lion Brand Pamela
Snuggles Project #4
Made very little progress on the yellow Fiber Stash plied the wrong way
The Twinsies Shawl #2 in Fiber Stash Purple Gray Gradient

On the Edge: 23:41
New position at work
Reading A Child Called “It”

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Episode 65: Curses!

Podcast News: 1:48
The Year of Gratitude – thanks to all those who have reached out and shown their love and support
Pet blankets FELTED!

Stash: 5:27
Forgot to mention last time – A Gentle Path, gifted by KristiRose
Antarktis by Janina Kallio, a cloud of bats by Laura Aylor and tea from CrazyboutKnitting

Finished Objects: 9:11
One scrappy snuggle, one medium snuggle
Maine Morning Mitts #3 by Clara Parkes – Lion Brand Superwash Merino Cashmere

Working On: 12:30
Spinning on the Snyder Spindle Turkish Destiny – Fantom Farm Romney 2.4 ounces
StormCoast’s Reversible Basketweave Blanket #3 – Lion Brand Pound of Love in Oxford Grey US size 6/4 mm
Scrappy Snuggle – US size 6/4 mm – needles from grandmother
StormCoast’s The Twinsies Shawl #2 by Andrea Choate/TheCATTLady in Fiber Stash Dyeworks Purple Gray Gradient Strong Toes

On the Edge: 22:53
Hit my goal weight
Donated blood
Am I cursed?

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Episode 64: The Journey

Podcast News: 2:05
The Year of Gratitude continues. A thread to share your own year of gratitude projects and ideas is located here.

Stash: 3:07
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

Scrappy Snuggle

World’s Ugliest Stashbusting Scrapghan. Freak or frog? Take your guess!
Angie, don’t look. Everyone else can look here

On the Edge: 29:38

Keeping up with my daily and gratitude journals
Connected with my second cousin
I get into some serious content at 33:19.

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Episode 63: The Year of Gratitude

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

Stash: 32:02
Eucalan in eucalyptus scent

On the Edge: 33:10
Sewer pipe burst in our building!
Happiness journal
Five-year journal

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Episode 62: Merino Wool So Awesome

 

Podcast News: 2:14
VKNs remain on hold for the indefinite future
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
I am sponsoring a few prizes in some KALs – check out Prairie Girls Knit and Spin Podcast and their Legend-Prairie contest, as well as the Skein Enable Podcast and their FIFO contest.
I redrew the winner for the Twinsies Shawl giveaway, so make sure you watch if you entered!

Working On: 7:25
Still plying the Cozy Rabbit Farm blend on the Russian spindle … taking forever!
Still spinning on my Fantom Farm Romney on my Snyder Spindle Turkish Destiny

Finished: 11:12
Doctor Toe-Up Socks
San Martin Hat

Stash: 21:16
Electric Eel Wheel 5 flyer upgrade kit
New cup for work
Care package from TheCATTLady, including some Patons Kroy and yarny pajamas!

On the Edge: 27:08
Thanksgiving
Weight Watchers update

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Episode 61: A Unicorn for Christmas

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.

Finished: 5:50
Halloween costume – I was a unicorn!

Hermione’s Everyday Socks in Fiber Stash Toil & Trouble 

Rainbow potholder for AngeliqueArtistry (used the Harrisville Designs Friendly Loom in the 7” traditional size)

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

Stash: 23:11
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!
Thor: Ragnarok
Waitress (musical)

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Episode 60: Fiber Festival of New England 2017

 

Mostly festival chat, but stash starts around 20:10.

I mention seeing The Reluctant Sisters – ReluctantKnittrsarahjg2 & flowerbabies3Moms With YarnBronxKnitter1popsillyHollyDav and laurabeth326.

Stash:
Festival bag
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

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