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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Episode #12: How’s the Weather

Finished Objects

Current WiPs

New Cast Ons

Future Knits

Other Knitty Stuff

  • June/July KAL – Green with Envy

Favorite Things

  1. 9 inch circular needles for colorwork socks
  2. Hazel Knits Artisan Sock Yarn
  3. Kraemer Sterling Silver
  4. Other Knitter’s Spinning

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Episode #11: The Curious Case of Missing Hexipuffs

THE KNITTING

Current WiPs

Pi Shawl

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

Chunky Checkered Cowl

  • Free Pattern by Stacy H
  • Knit Picks Biggo in Green Tea Heather (2 skeins)
  • US Size 13 Knitter’s Pride Dreamz

Tam #5

  • Knitting Tams by Mary Rowe
  • Knit Picks Palette in White, Rooibos Heather, Salsa Heather, and Coriander Heather
  • US Size 1 and Size 3 16 inch circular ChiaoGoo

The Beekeeper’s Quilt

  • Paid Pattern by Tiny Owl Knits
  • Leftover Sock Yarn
  • US Size 3 ChiaoGoo Red Lace

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New Cast Ons

Lichen Ribbed Socks

  • Pattern by Nancy Bush from Knitting Vintage Socks
  • Knit Picks Hawthorn in Rose City
  • US Size 1 32 inch circular ChiaoGoo


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La Mancha’s Giants

  • Free Pattern by Rose Hiver
  • Knit Picks Stroll in Sprinkle Heather & Universal Yarn Pace Step in Pink
  • US Size 1 32 inch circular and 9 inch circular ChiaoGoo

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Future Knits

Mystery KAL –  Socks

  • Paid Pattern by VeryBusyMonkey
  • July through September
  • Devilbunny Dyeworks DB Twist Sock Fair Willow Bark

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OTHER KNITTY STUFF

  • Etsy Shops and Finds Giveaway Winner Announcement
  • June/July KAL – Green with Envy

OTHER CRAFTY THINGS

Current Stitchiness

FAVORITE THINGS

  1. Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light – Jade
  2. Owl Stitch Markers
  3. Knit Picks Palette

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Episode #10: Frogging the Owls

Finished Objects

Hitchhiker Shawl

  • Paid Pattern by Martina Behm
  • Malabrigo Sock in Abril
  • US Size 4 Knit Picks Rainbow Wood; Sunstruck

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Current WiPs

Pi Shawl

  • Pattern from Elizabeth Zimmerman
  • Knitter’s Almanac
  • The Drop Spindle Bella Laceweight Bamboo Yarn
  • US Size 7 Bamboo Double Points

 Chunky Checkered Cowl

  • Free Pattern by Stacy H
  • Knit Picks Biggo in Green Tea Heather (2 skeins)
  • US Size 13 Knitter’s Pride Dreamz

 Tam #5

  • Knitting Tams by Mary Rowe
  • Knit Picks Palette in White, Rooibos Heather, Salsa Heather, and Coriander Heather
  • US Size 1 and Size 3 16 inch circular ChiaoGoo

Viking Ugla (Owl)

  •  Free Pattern by Hilde Aas
  • Knit Picks Stroll in Pumpkin and Bare
  • US Size 1 on Knit Picks Sunstruck DPNs

New Cast Ons

Easy Peasy Zig Zag Socks

  • Free Pattern by Julia Riede
  • Knit Picks Hawthorn in Rose City
  • US Size 1.5 32 inch circular ChiaoGoo

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Future Knits

Mystery KAL

  • Paid Pattern by VeryBusyMonkey
  • July through September
  • Shawl or Socks

Classic “Must Knit” Patterns KAL by Yarngasm

OTHER KNITTY STUFF 

OTHER CRAFTY THINGS

 Current Stitchiness

 

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