Episode 122: Mend it March: Part 5

recorded Monday, 30 March 2015

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FOs

  • Mandi’s Socks. Pattern: Suggestive Message by Mara Marzocchi. Yarn:  KnitPicks Stroll Tonal in Canopy; Knit Picks stroll handpainted in “Make Believe”; Fleece Artist BFL sock Needles: US 1, 2.25mm

WIPs

  • Gourmet Stash in Hufflepuffs Cup
  • Pattern: Charybdis by Fiona Bennett. Yarn: Science Monkey Mercantile Faraday sock in “Jovian Princess” Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • ABABA Scarf by Angela Mühlpfordt Yarn: Regia Lace 3 strands held togetehr Needles: US 6, 4.0mm
  • Hat design. Yarn: Sophie’s Toes in Vintage Kitchen. Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Pattern: Raison D’etre Socks by Lisa Tomko Yarn: Leading Men Fiber Arts Spotlight base in “My Maker” Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Two Sisters Stringworks Icelandic Wool
  • Mara’s doll
  • Log Cabin Blanket. Yarn: Caron Simply Soft in Chocolate, Heather Gray, Sage Green, Bone, PistacihoNeedles: US 8, 5.0mm
  • Pattern: Dreambird by Nadita Swings Yarn: Patons Lace and Patons Lace Sequins Needles: US 2, 2.75m
  • Pattern: Josie by Jenna Meyer. Yarn: Science Monkey Mercantile Faraday sock in “Rosalind Franklin’s (overexposed) photograph”  Needles:  US 1, 2.25mm
  • SW BFL from Hippie Penguin in “Carnival Bears”

Bee Keeper’s Quilt by Tiny Owl Knits – Stephanie Dosen

  • 0 puffs this week, 247 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 squares this week, 16 squares total

New Things

  • Divergent Club stitch markers from 716knit
  • LFK Stitch markers – look for the giveaway in two weeks!
  • Big bag of embroidery floss

What I’m reading

  • City of Fallen Angels
  • The Eleventh Station
  • Crash into Me
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner
  • Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Mending

  • sleeves on Serra ripped and reknit
  • frogged pink socks
  • buttons sewn onto friend’s jacket

Podcasts to check out

Episode 121: Mend it March: Part 4

recorded Monday, 23 March 2015

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Pattern Release

Under-armor

FOs

  • Pattern: Serra by Laura Aylor Yarn: 716knit kona Worsted in “Modified Hamster” Needles: UA 7, 4.5mm

WIPs

  • Mandi’s Socks. Pattern: Suggestive Message by Mara Marzocchi. Yarn:  KnitPicks Stroll Tonal in Canopy; Knit Picks stroll handpainted in “Make Believe”; Fleece Artist BFL sock Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Gourmet Stash in Hufflepuffs Cup
  • Pattern: Charybdis by Fiona Bennett. Yarn: Science Monkey Mercantile Faraday sock in “Jovian Princess” Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • ABABA Scarf by Angela Mühlpfordt Yarn: Regia Lace 3 strands held togetehr Needles: US 6, 4.0mm
  • Hat design. Yarn: Sophie’s Toes in Vintage Kitchen. Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Pattern: Raison D’etre Socks by Lisa Tomko Yarn: Leading Men Fiber Arts Spotlight base in “My Maker” Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Two Sisters Stringworks Icelandic Wool
  • Mara’s doll
  • Log Cabin Blanket. Yarn: Caron Simply Soft in Chocolate, Heather Gray, Sage Green, Bone, PistacihoNeedles: US 8, 5.0mm
  • Pattern: Dreambird by Nadita Swings Yarn: Patons Lace and Patons Lace Sequins Needles: US 2, 2.75m
  • Pattern: Josie by Jenna Meyer. Yarn: Science Monkey Mercantile Faraday sock in “Rosalind Franklin’s (overexposed) photograph”  Needles:  US 1, 2.25mm
  • SW BFL from Hippie Penguin in “Carnival Bears”

Bee Keeper’s Quilt by Tiny Owl Knits – Stephanie Dosen

  • 0 puffs this week, 247 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 squares this week, 15 squares total

What I’m reading

  • Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
  • City of Fallen Angels
  • The Eleventh Station
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner
  • Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Mending

  • both sweater sleeves turned into leg warmers
  • dropped stitches fixed in a pair of socks
  • handles sewn back on to two reusable shopping bags

Episode 120: Mend it March: Part 3

recorded Monday, 16 March 2015

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WIPs

  • Pattern: Serra by Laura Aylor Yarn: 716knit kona Worsted in “Modified Hamster” Needles: UA 7, 4.5mm
  • Mandi’s Socks. Pattern: Suggestive Message by Mara Marzocchi. Yarn:  KnitPicks Stroll Tonal in Canopy; Knit Picks stroll handpainted in “Make Believe”; Fleece Artist BFL sock Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Gourmet Stash in Hufflepuffs Cup
  • Pattern: Charybdis by Fiona Bennett. Yarn: Science Monkey Mercantile Faraday sock in “Jovian Princess” Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • ABABA Scarf by Angela Mühlpfordt Yarn: Regia Lace 3 strands held togetehr Needles: US 6, 4.0mm
  • Hat design. Yarn: Sophie’s Toes in Vintage Kitchen. Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Two Sisters Stringworks Icelandic Wool
  • Mara’s doll
  • Log Cabin Blanket. Yarn: Caron Simply Soft in Chocolate, Heather Gray, Sage Green, Bone, PistacihoNeedles: US 8, 5.0mm
  • Pattern: Dreambird by Nadita Swings Yarn: Patons Lace and Patons Lace Sequins Needles: US 2, 2.75m
  • Pattern: Josie by Jenna Meyer. Yarn: Science Monkey Mercantile Faraday sock in “Rosalind Franklin’s (overexposed) photograph”  Needles:  US 1, 2.25mm
  • SW BFL from Hippie Penguin in “Carnival Bears”

Bee Keeper’s Quilt by Tiny Owl Knits – Stephanie Dosen

  • 0 puffs this week, 247 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 squares this week, 14 squares total

New Things

What I’m reading

  • Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
  • City of Fallen Angels
  • The Eleventh Station
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner
  • Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Mending

  • one sweater sleeve turned into a leg warmer

Episode 119: Mend it March: Part 2

recorded Monday, 9 March 2015

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FOs

  • Pattern: A Cog in the Machine by Heather Laws. Yarn: Marigold Jen sock yarn in “Copper Patina” Needles: US 4, 3.5mm

 

WIPs

  • Pattern: Serra by Laura Aylor Yarn: 716knit kona Worsted in “Modified Hamster” Needles: UA 7, 4.5mm
  • Mandi’s Socks. Pattern: Suggestive Message by Mara Marzocchi. Yarn:  KnitPicks Stroll Tonal in Canopy; Knit Picks stroll handpainted in “Make Believe”; Fleece Artist BFL sock Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Gourmet Stash in Hedwig
  • Socks. Yarn: Science Monkey Mercantile Faraday sock in “Jovian Princess” Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • ABABA Scarf by Angela Mühlpfordt Yarn: Regia Lace 3 strands held togetehr Needles: US 6, 4.0mm
  • Two Sisters Stringworks Icelandic Wool
  • Mara’s doll
  • Log Cabin Blanket. Yarn: Caron Simply Soft in Chocolate, Heather Gray, Sage Green, Bone, PistacihoNeedles: US 8, 5.0mm
  • Pattern: Dreambird by Nadita Swings Yarn: Patons Lace and Patons Lace Sequins Needles: US 2, 2.75m
  • Pattern: Josie by Jenna Meyer. Yarn: Science Monkey Mercantile Faraday sock in “Rosalind Franklin’s (overexposed) photograph”  Needles:  US 1, 2.25mm
  • SW BFL from Hippie Penguin in “Carnival Bears”

Bee Keeper’s Quilt by Tiny Owl Knits – Stephanie Dosen

  • 0 puffs this week, 247 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 squares this week, 13 squares total

New Things

  • Turtle Shell Buttons
  • Nooch Fiber Morningside sock in rebalanced

What I’m reading

  • Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
  • Reached by Ally Condie
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner
  • Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Mending

  • hat reblocked
  • buttons fixed on Stringband, cowl, and black jacket
  • Removed sweater zipper; added button and button loop

Episode 118: Mend it March: Part 1

recorded Monday, 2 March 2015

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WIPs

  • Pattern: A Cog in the Machine by Heather Laws. Yarn: Marigold Jen sock yarn in “Copper Patina” Needles: US 4, 3.5mm
  • Pattern: Serra by Laura Aylor Yarn: 716knit kona Worsted in “Modified Hamster” Needles: UA 7, 4.5mm
  • Mandi’s Socks. Pattern: Suggestive Message by Mara Marzocchi. Yarn:  KnitPicks Stroll Tonal in Canopy; Knit Picks stroll handpainted in “Make Believe”; Fleece Artist BFL sock Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Gourmet Stash in Hedwig
  • Two Sisters Stringworks Icelandic Wool
  • Mara’s doll
  • Log Cabin Blanket. Yarn: Caron Simply Soft in Chocolate, Heather Gray, Sage Green, Bone, PistacihoNeedles: US 8, 5.0mm
  • Pattern: Dreambird by Nadita Swings Yarn: Patons Lace and Patons Lace Sequins Needles: US 2, 2.75m
  • Pattern: Josie by Jenna Meyer. Yarn: Science Monkey Mercantile Faraday sock in “Rosalind Franklin’s (overexposed) photograph”  Needles:  US 1, 2.25mm
  • SW BFL from Hippie Penguin in “Carnival Bears”

Bee Keeper’s Quilt by Tiny Owl Knits – Stephanie Dosen

  • 0 puffs this week, 247 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 3 squares this week, 12 squares total

What I’m reading

  • Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
  • Reached by Ally Condie
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner
  • Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Mending

  • wove in ends on hat, but need to reblock
  • buttons on G’s sweater
  • darned the broken Legolas sock instruction video
  • Shortened sweater sleeves

Podcast to check out

Knicks Knits

Episode 117: Snow Week…

recorded Tuesday, 24 February  2015

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FO

  • Pattern: Colorblock by Karen Borrel yarn: Lion Brand Sock Ease in Red Hots; Serenity Sock in Charcoal Needles US 7, 4.5mm

WIPs

  • Pattern: A Cog in the Machine by Heather Laws. Yarn: Marigold Jen sock yarn in “Copper Patina” Needles: US 4, 3.5mm
  • Pattern: Serra by Laura Aylor Yarn: 716knit kona Worsted in “Modified Hamster” Needles: UA 7, 4.5mm
  • Mandi’s Socks. Pattern: Suggestive Message by Mara Marzocchi. Yarn:  KnitPicks Stroll Tonal in Canopy; Knit Picks stroll handpainted in “Make Believe”; Fleece Artist BFL sock Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Gourmet Stash in Hedwig
  • Two Sisters Stringworks Icelandic Wool
  • Mara’s doll
  • Log Cabin Blanket. Yarn: Caron Simply Soft in Chocolate, Heather Gray, Sage Green, Bone, PistacihoNeedles: US 8, 5.0mm
  • Pattern: Dreambird by Nadita Swings Yarn: Patons Lace and Patons Lace Sequins Needles: US 2, 2.75m
  • Pattern: Josie by Jenna Meyer. Yarn: Science Monkey Mercantile Faraday sock in “Rosalind Franklin’s (overexposed) photograph”  Needles:  US 1, 2.25mm
  • SW BFL from Hippie Penguin in “Carnival Bears”

Bee Keeper’s Quilt by Tiny Owl Knits – Stephanie Dosen

  • 0 puffs this week, 247 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 0 squares this week, 9 squares total

What I’m reading

  • Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
  • Paper Towns by John Green
  • Reached by Ally Condie
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner
  • Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Sweater Woe

Episode 116: Mardi Gras

recorded Tuesday, 17 February  2015

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Pattern Release

Scaling the Stronghold

FOs

  • Pattern: Melusine by Heather Sapp. Yarn: Spartickes Dyes in Scandalous. Needles:US 7, 4.5mm
  • Pattern: Knotty by Julia Mueller (Laris) Yarn: Hippie Penguin in The Grey Wizard Needles: US 1, 2.25mm

WIPs

  • Pattern: A Cog in the Machine by Heather Laws. Yarn: Marigold Jen sock yarn in “Copper Patina” Needles: US 4, 3.5mm
  • Pattern: Colorblock by Karen Borrel yarn: Lion Brand Sock Ease in Red Hots; Serenity Sock in Charcoal Needles US 7, 4.5mm
  • Mandi’s Socks. Pattern: Suggestive Message by Mara Marzocchi. Yarn:  KnitPicks Stroll Tonal in Canopy; Knit Picks stroll handpainted in “Make Believe”; Fleece Artist BFL sock Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Gourmet Stash in Hedwig
  • Two Sisters Stringworks Icelandic Wool
  • Mara’s doll
  • Log Cabin Blanket. Yarn: Caron Simply Soft in Chocolate, Heather Gray, Sage Green, Bone, PistacihoNeedles: US 8, 5.0mm
  • Pattern: Dreambird by Nadita Swings Yarn: Patons Lace and Patons Lace Sequins Needles: US 2, 2.75m
  • Pattern: Josie by Jenna Meyer. Yarn: Science Monkey Mercantile Faraday sock in “Rosalind Franklin’s (overexposed) photograph”  Needles:  US 1, 2.25mm
  • SW BFL from Hippie Penguin in “Carnival Bears”

Bee Keeper’s Quilt by Tiny Owl Knits – Stephanie Dosen

  • 0 puffs this week, 247 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 0 squares this week, 9 squares total

New Things

  • Patons Kroy Socks

What I’m reading

  • Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
  • Life in Motion by Misty Copeland
  • Reached by Ally Condie
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner
  • Outlander by Diana Gabaldon