Episode #19: Oh So Soft

Finished Objects
Tam #6 by Mary Rowe in Knit Picks Chroma Elfin and Natural
Pi Shawl by Elizabeth Zimmerman in The Drop Spindle Bella Laceweight Bamboo
Handspun Mitts using Fast and Easy Fingerless Mitts pattern by Lisa M. Beamer using my handspun

Current WiPs
Frisson by Brittany Wilson in Dragonfly Fibers Pixie – Kelpie
Color Affection by Veera Välimäki in Knit Picks Tonal Pearlescent, Summer Blooms, and Thunderhead
Almost a Sock Blanket using Sock Yarn Blanket pattern by Shelly Kang

New Cast Ons
Gap-tastic Cowl in Brava Bulky Black
Sarah’s Slip-Stitch Socks by Sarah Keller using Leading Men Fiber Arts Show Stopper in Apocolypse

Stash Enhancement
Moonrover Fiber in Nebula Colorway

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Episode #18: Drinking the Kool-Aid

Finished Objects
• Trillian Shawl by Martina Behm in Ella Lace Merino in Colorway 115
• Auburn Wave Shawl by Mam’zelle Flo in Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light Jade colorway

Current WiPs
• Pi Shawl by Elizabeth Zimmerman in The Drop Spindle Bella Laceweight Bamboo
• Tam #6 by Mary Rowe in Knit Picks Chroma Elfin and Natural

New Cast Ons
• Almost a Sock Blanket using Sock Yarn Blanket pattern by Shelly Kang
• Frisson by Brittany Wilson in Dragonfly Fibers Pixie – Kelpie
• Color Affection by Veera Välimäki in Knit Picks Tonal Pearlescent, Summer Blooms, and Thunderhead

Future Knits
• Daybreak Shawl by Stephen West
• La Mancha’s Giants by Rose Hiver in Knit Picks Stroll – Sprinkle Heather and Universal Yarn Pace Step in Pink

Spin City
• Finished Spinning Project #3 Handpainted yarns in Green Tourmaline – 91 grams
• In progress Spinning Project #2 using Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Roving in Hot Rod Heather
• In progress Spinning Project #4 using Zenitude Zorbet Rolags
• Spinning Wheel Purchase

Stash Enhancement
• Friends in Fiber Targhee Combed Top in Dusty Roses
• Friends in Fiber Targhee Combed Top in Moss
• Phoenix Fiber Co Rolly Polly Club October Rolag Club
• Pinkipunki Merino Wool Top in Dream Pink
• Squoosh Fiber Arts
• Woolgatherings Polwarth

Tool Time
• Pattern Keeper from The NeedlePalace on Etsy

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Episode #17: Knitting En Vogue

Finished Objects:
July – September Mystery KAL – Socks

Current WIPs:
Pi Shawl
Tam #6
Almost a Sock Mania Scarf
Trillian

Spinning
Spinning Project #1
Spinning Project #3

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Episode #16: Almost a Sock Mania

Finished Objects

Vanilla Stockinette Socks

  • My own recipe
  • Knit Picks Stroll Handpainted in Dolly Colorway
  • US Size 1.5 Hiya Hiya Sharps

Auburn Wave

  • Paid Pattern by Mam’zelle Flo
  • Madelinetosh Merino Light in Jade Colorway
  • US Size 4 Knit Picks Sunstruck

Current WiPs

July – September Mystery KAL – Socks

  • Paid Pattern by VeryBusyMonkey
  • Devilbunny Dyeworks DB Twist Sock in Fair Will Bark
  • US Size 1, 32 inch circular Chiaogoo

Pi Shawl

  • Pattern from Elizabeth Zimmerman
  • Knitter’s Almanac
  • The Drop Spindle Bella Laceweight Bamboo Yarn
  • Knit Picks US Size 7, 24 inch circular

New Cast Ons

Almost a Sock Mania Scarf

  • Free Pattern by Sarah Core
  • Leftover sock yarns
  • US Size 7 Knit Picks Sunstruck

Future Knits

Color Affection

Spin City

Spinning Project #1

  • Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Roving in Tidepool Heather
  • 1.0 oz Blue Sandstone Top Whorl Drop Spindle – Handmade by Tina’s Angoras (the really dark one)

Spinning Project #2

  • Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Roving in Hot Rod Heather
  • Louro Preto & Walnut Drop Spindle by Silly Salmon Designs

Spinning Project #3

  • Handpaintedyarns Merino in Green Tourmaline
  • Kundert Spindle

Savings Goal Percentage for Spinning Wheel - 63%

Stash Enhancement

Never Enough Thyme – Pumpkin Patch – 4 oz. Polwarth/ Silk spinning fiber/ roving

Knit Picks Roving in

  • Aurora Heather
  • Merlot Heather
  • Salsa Heather
  • Wild Rose Heather

Tool Time

  • Kundert Spindles

Book/Magazine Review

  • Respect the Spindle by Abby Franquemont
  • Productive Spindling by Amelia Garripoli

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Episode #15: No Spinning For You

Current WiPs

July – September Mystery KAL – Socks

Paid Pattern by VeryBusyMonkey

Devilbunny Dyeworks DB Twist Sock in Fair Will Bark

US Size 1, 32 inch circular Chiaogoo

Vanilla Stockinette Socks

My own recipe

Knit Picks Stroll Handpainted in Dolly Colorway

US Size 1.5 Hiya Hiya Sharps

Auburn Wave

Paid Pattern by Mam’zelle Flo

Madelinetosh Merino Light in Jade Colorway

US Size 4 Knit Picks Sunstruck

New Cast Ons

Zoeknitgirl’s version of the Sock Yarn Blanket – “Almost a Sock Blanket”

Free Pattern by Joyce Fisher

US Size 2.5 Knitter’s Pride Nova

Favorite Things

Jasper Top Whorl Drop Spindle Red Gemstone by Sunniefairy

Louro Preto & Walnut Drop Spindle by Silly Salmon Designs

1.0 oz Blue Sandstone Top Whorl Drop Spindle – Handmade by Tina’s Angoras

1.375 oz Blue Quartz Dumortierite Crystal Stone Top Whorl Drop Spindle – Handmade by Tina’s Angoras

Hand Painted Fiber for Spinning, Felting & Fiber Art. “Neon Bow” Signature Color Way; 4 oz. from Phoenix Fiber Co.

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Episode #14: Spin City

Finished Objects

Moody Mystery Socks

Free Pattern by Erica Lueder

ChiaoGoo US Size 0 and US Size 1, 32 inch circular

 

Current WiPs

July – September Mystery KAL – Socks

Paid Pattern by VeryBusyMonkey

Devilbunny Dyeworks DB Twist Sock in Fair Will Bark

ChiaoGoo US Size 1, 32 inch circular

Vanilla Stockinette Socks

My own recipe

Knit Picks Stroll Handpainted in Dolly Colorway

US Size 1.5 Hiya Hiya Sharps

 

New Cast Ons

Auburn Wave

Paid pattern by Mam’zelle Flo

Madelinetosh Merino Light in Jade Colorway

US Size 4 Knit Picks Sunstruck

 

Future Knits

Finishing up stuff on the needles!

 

Favorite Things (Stash Enhancement, Books, Show & Tell)

Knit Picks Last Day of Summer Sale

  • 2 Skeins of Biggo in Cobblestone Heather
  • 2 Skeins of Biggo in Forest Heather
  • Chroma in Watercolor

 

Other Knitting Stuff

100 Member Giveaway

Stitches Midwest

Double Knitting Class with Melissa Leapman

Stitches Haul

 

Spin City

Spinning Class Discussion

  • First Class – Spindle Spinning
  • Second Class – Wheel Spinning
  • Park & Draft – then Free Spinning – then Reversion to Park & Draft
  • Now able to do Free Spinning
  • Knit Picks Purchase
    • Kromski Spindle
    • 3 Packs of WOTA Roving
    • One Cotton Candy Roving Sampler Pack
  • Etsy Purchase from Friends in Fiber
    • Falkland Combed Top 4 Oz. “Fibery Jewels” for Spinning or Felting
    • Alpaca/Merino/Silk Combed Top 4 Oz. “Cranberry Bog Gradient”

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Episode #13: Fancy Ganseys

Current WiPs

New Cast Ons

Favorite Things

  1. Opal Sock Yarn from Destash
  2. Hazel Knits Artisan Sock  – Rogue Colorways
  3. Stockinette Zombies Project Bag
  4. Project Bag by Molly from A Homespun House

     

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