Episode 167: Inside a Snow Globe

recorded Monday, 8 February 2016

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Tube sock KAL

WIPs 

  • Pattern: Lenjeri by Sarah Burghardt Abram. yarn: Leading Men Fiber Arts ghost light in fish bowl Needles: US 3, 3.25mm
  • Pattern: Josie by Jenna Meyer. Yarn: Science Monkey Mercantile Faraday sock in “Rosalind Franklin’s (overexposed) photograph”  Needles:  US 1, 2.25mm
  • Pattern: Undercover by Beata Jezek yarn: Caron Simply Soft Solids in Dark Sage Needles: US 8, 5.0mm
  • Care Bears Cross Stitch
  • Spinning: Pecora Yarns
  • Pattern:  Child Tube Sock Pattern by Heather Laws Yarn: Pagewood Farm Denali Hand Dyed Sock Yarn in Marine Girl; Color Me Twisted in “Where’s the KABOOM” Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • PatternMy Zombie Boyfriend by Elizabeth Deremiah Yarn: Pagewood Farm Denali Hand Dyed Sock Yarn in Marine Girl Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Pattern: Wraptor by Jeny Staiman Yarn: White Birch Fiber Arts 80/20 merino/nylon in I Eats Me Spinach needles: US 1.5, 2.5mm

Hibernating

  • The Painted Tiger
  • Eyelet v cardigan by Lucy-G. 716knit worsted in “You have ‘but’ face” Needles: US 7, 4.5mm
  • SW BFL from Hippie Penguin in “Carnival Bears”
  • Rag rug for my porch using leftover sheets and shirts
  • Braided rag rug
  • Mara’s doll
  • Gourmet Stash in Hufflepuffs Cup
  • 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
  • Advent calendar tree
  • Blanket. Yarn: Caron Simply Soft in Autumn Red Hook: US J, 6.0mm
  • Fiber from Lorain

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

  • 5 puffs this week, 471 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 square this week, 60 squares total

Mitre Square Blanket

  • 1 square this week, 16 squares total

new things

  • Minis from Ann
  • Giftmas package from Hayley

What I’m reading

  • Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon
  • Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
  • Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray
  • House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
  • Kushiel’s Chosen by Jacqueline Carey
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Episode 166: First of the month

recorded Monday, 1 February 2016

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Gift Planning Craft-a-long – winner announced

Tube sock KAL begins!

FOs

  • Mirla Fiber Arts Batt
  • Nozky by Monika Sirna, Yarn: Leading Men Fiber Arts dramaturg in “darkest hour” needles: us 4, 3.75mm
  • Scarf Yarn: lion brand wool-ease thick and quick in “cilantro”; big twist yarns natural blend in “dark gray” and “black” hook: N, 9.0mm
  • Christmas Tree by Helen Free Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver in Paddy Green Hook: US G

WIPs

  • Lenjeri by Sarah Burghardt Abram. yarn: Leading Men Fiber Arts ghost light in fish bowl Needles: US 3, 3.25mm
  • Advent calendar tree
  • Blanket. Yarn: Caron Simply Soft in Autumn Red Hook: US J, 6.0mm
  • Fiber from Lorain

Hibernating

  • The Painted Tiger
  • Eyelet v cardigan by Lucy-G. 716knit worsted in “You have ‘but’ face” Needles: US 7, 4.5mm
  • SW BFL from Hippie Penguin in “Carnival Bears”
  • Rag rug for my porch using leftover sheets and shirts
  • Braided rag rug
  • Mara’s doll
  • Gourmet Stash in Hufflepuffs Cup
  • 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

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

  • 8 puffs this week, 466 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 square this week, 59 squares total

Mitre Square Blanket

  • 1 square this week, 15 squares total

new things

  • Anelmaiset by Anelma Kervinen
  • premeir yarns serenity sock in charcoal

What I’m reading

  • Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon
  • Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
  • Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray
  • House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
  • Kushiel’s Chosen by Jacqueline Carey
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Episode 165

recorded Monday, 25 January 2016

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Gift Planning Craft-a-long

WIPs

  • Mirla Fiber Arts Batt
  • Lenjeri by Sarah Burghardt Abram. yarn: Leading Men Fiber Arts ghost light in fish bowl Needles: US 3, 3.25mm
  • Advent calendar tree
  • Blanket. Yarn: Caron Simply Soft in Autumn Red Hook: US J, 6.0mm
  • Fiber from Lorain
  • Nozky by Monika Sirna, Yarn: Leading Men Fiber Arts dramaturg in “darkest hour” needles: us 4, 3.75mm
  • Scarf Yarn: lion brand wool-ease thick and quick in “cilantro”; big twist yarns natural blend in “dark gray” and “black” hook: N, 9.0mm
  • Christmas Tree by Helen Free Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver in Paddy Green Hook: US G

Hibernating

  • The Painted Tiger
  • Eyelet v cardigan by Lucy-G. 716knit worsted in “You have ‘but’ face” Needles: US 7, 4.5mm
  • SW BFL from Hippie Penguin in “Carnival Bears”
  • Rag rug for my porch using leftover sheets and shirts
  • Braided rag rug
  • Mara’s doll
  • Gourmet Stash in Hufflepuffs Cup
  • 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

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

  • 8 puffs this week, 458 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 square this week, 58 squares total

Mitre Square Blanket

  • 1 square this week, 14 squares total

What I’m reading

  • Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon
  • Storm Front, Fool Moon, Grave Peril, Summer Knight by Jim Butcher
  • Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
  • Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray
  • House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
  • Kushiel’s Dart by Jacqueline Carey
  • Kushiel’s Chosen by Jacqueline Carey
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner

New Things

  • Package from Christina

Episode 164: Mini Vacations

recorded Tuesday, 19 January 2016

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Gift Planning Craft-a-long

FOs

  • Policebox Blue
  • Tumbling Blocks Striped socks by Leah Oakley. Patons Kroy Socks Stripes in Spring Leaf Stripes Us 1, 2.25mm

WIPs

  • Mirla Fiber Arts Batt
  • Lenjeri by Sarah Burghardt Abram. yarn: Leading Men Fiber Arts ghost light in fish bowl Needles: US 3, 3.25mm
  • Advent calendar tree
  • Blanket. Yarn: Caron Simply Soft in Autumn Red Hook: US J, 6.0mm
  • Fiber from Lorain
  • Nozky by Monika Sirna, Yarn: Leading Men Fiber Arts dramaturg in “darkest hour” needles: us 4, 3.75mm
  • Scarf Yarn: lion brand wool-ease thick and quick in “cilantro”; big twist yarns natural blend in “dark gray” and “black” hook: N, 9.0mm

Hibernating

  • The Painted Tiger
  • Eyelet v cardigan by Lucy-G. 716knit worsted in “You have ‘but’ face” Needles: US 7, 4.5mm
  • SW BFL from Hippie Penguin in “Carnival Bears”
  • Rag rug for my porch using leftover sheets and shirts
  • Braided rag rug
  • Mara’s doll
  • Gourmet Stash in Hufflepuffs Cup
  • 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

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

  • 3 puffs this week, 450 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 square this week, 57 squares total

Mitre Square Blanket

  • 1 square this week, 13 squares total

What I’m reading

  • Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon
  • Storm Front, Fool Moon, Grave Peril, Summer Knight by Jim Butcher
  • Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
  • Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray
  • House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
  • Kushiel’s Dart by Jacqueline Carey
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner

New Things

  • Isle Esme socks by Rachel Coopey from Trisha
  • Presents from Josh
  • Presents from RJ

Episode 163: Snow Days

recorded Tuesday, 12 January 2016

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Gift Planning Craft-a-long started

FO

  • 2×2 rib socks Yarn: Drops Fabel Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Bits of Color – 122 yards

WIPs

  • Mirla Fiber Arts Batt
  • Lenjeri by Sarah Burghardt Abram. yarn: Leading Men Fiber Arts ghost light in fish bowl Needles: US 3, 3.25mm
  • Advent calendar tree
  • Blanket. Yarn: Caron Simply Soft in Autumn Red Hook: US J, 6.0mm
  • Fiber from Lorain
  • Policebox Blue
  • Tumbling Blocks Striped socks by Leah Oakley. Patons Kroy Socks Stripes in Spring Leaf Stripes Us 1, 2.25mm

Hibernating

  • The Painted Tiger
  • Eyelet v cardigan by Lucy-G. 716knit worsted in “You have ‘but’ face” Needles: US 7, 4.5mm
  • SW BFL from Hippie Penguin in “Carnival Bears”
  • Rag rug for my porch using leftover sheets and shirts
  • Braided rag rug
  • Mara’s doll
  • Gourmet Stash in Hufflepuffs Cup
  • 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

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

  • 5 puffs this week, 447 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 square this week, 56 squares total

Mitre Square Blanket

  • 1 square this week, 12 squares total

What I’m reading

  • Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon
  • Storm Front, Fool Moon, Grave Peril, Summer Knight by Jim Butcher
  • Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
  • Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray
  • House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
  • Kushiel’s Dart by Jacqueline Carey
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner

New Things

  • Swap package from Trisha
  • Prize Package from Shelley

Episode 162: Hello 2016

recorded Monday, 4 January 2016

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Ending and Mending – winner announced

Gift Planning Craft-a-long started

Pattern Release: Trough

FO

  • Spun Right Round SW merino in “Jaws”

WIPs

  • Mirla Fiber Arts Batt
  • Lenjeri by Sarah Burghardt Abram. yarn: Leading Men Fiber Arts ghost light in fish bowl Needles: US 3, 3.25mm
  • Advent calendar tree
  • Blanket. Yarn: Caron Simply Soft in Autumn Red Hook: US J, 6.0mm
  • Fiber from Lorain
  • 2×2 rib socks Yarn: Drops Fabel Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Bits of Color
  • Policebox Blue
  • Tumbling Blocks Striped socks by Leah Oakley. Patons Kroy Socks Stripes in Spring Leaf Stripes Us 1, 2.25mm

Hibernating

  • The Painted Tiger
  • Eyelet v cardigan by Lucy-G. 716knit worsted in “You have ‘but’ face” Needles: US 7, 4.5mm
  • SW BFL from Hippie Penguin in “Carnival Bears”
  • Rag rug for my porch using leftover sheets and shirts
  • Braided rag rug
  • Mara’s doll
  • Gourmet Stash in Hufflepuffs Cup
  • 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

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

  • 8 puffs this week, 442 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 square this week, 55 squares total

Mitre Square Blanket

  • 1 square this week, 11 squares total

What I’m reading

  • Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon
  • Storm Front, Fool Moon, Grave Peril, Summer Knight by Jim Butcher
  • Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
  • Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray
  • House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
  • Kushiel’s Dart by Jacqueline Carey
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner

New Year’s Resolutions

Episode 161: Good-bye, 2015

recorded Tuesday, 28 December 2015

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Finish or Frog Craft-a-long Another winner announced!

Pattern Release: Trough

WIPs

  • The Painted Tiger
  • Spun Right Round SW merino in “Jaws”
  • Snow men ornaments
  • Eyelet v cardigan by Lucy-G. 716knit worsted in “You have ‘but’ face” Needles: US 7, 4.5mm
  • Lenjeri by Sarah Burghardt Abram. yarn: Leading Men Fiber Arts ghost light in fish bowl Needles: US 3, 3.25mm
  • Advent calendar tree
  • Blanket. Yarn: Caron Simply Soft in Autumn Red Hook: US J, 6.0mm
  • Fiber from Lorain
  • 2×2 rib socks Yarn: Drops Fabel Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Bits of Color
  • Policebox Blue

Hibernating

  • Mirla Fiber Arts Batt
  • SW BFL from Hippie Penguin in “Carnival Bears”
  • Rag rug for my porch using leftover sheets and shirts
  • Braided rag rug
  • Mara’s doll
  • Gourmet Stash in Hufflepuffs Cup
  • 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

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

  • 7 puffs this week, 434 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 square this week, 54 squares total

Mitre Square Blanket

  • 1 square this week, 10 squares total

New Things

  • Hayley- Steampunkery by Heatherly Walker Designs

  • Lisa- hat, ornament, chocolate
  • Clair – yarn
  • Lorain – fiber

What I’m reading

  • Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon
  • Storm Front by Jim Butcher
  • Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
  • Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray
  • House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
  • Kushiel’s Dart by Jacqueline Carey
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner