Episode 143: Single Socks

 

recorded Monday, 24 August 2015

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Finish or Frog Craft-a-long

FO

  • Pattern: Ziprelaxagon by Kirstin Hall Yarn:  picked up in destash at Zk14 with no tag Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Pattern: Design Mitts Yarn: Daizie Knits Hardy 2.0 in Robin’s Egg Needles: US1, 2.25mm
  • Pattern: Shroom Hat by Lee Juvan Yarn: Premier Serenity Chunky in Stormy Needles: US 9, 11

WIPs

  • The Painted Tiger
  • Spun Right Round SW merino in “Jaws”
  • Pattern: Fronkenshteek by Tsarina of Socks Yarn: non-superwash wool – hand dyes by me and G Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Mirla Fiber Arts Batt
  • pattern: Thank you, Sarah by Heidi Nick Yarn: Leading Men Fiber Arts show stopper in Spritely Endeavors Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Pattern:  Irregular Stripes by Emma Julie Yarn: Penguin Soup Fairy Sock in Wyldstyle Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • SW BFL from Hippie Penguin in “Carnival Bears”
  • Rag rug for my porch using leftover sheets and shirts
  • Pattern: Child Tube Sock Recipe Yarn:  716knit 716sock in “Television Counts as a Place” Needles: US 1, 2.25mm

Hibernating

  • 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

  • 10 puffs this week, 373 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 0 squares this week, 37 squares total

New Things

  • kollage square needles in US 1, 2.25mm

What I’m reading

  • Voyager by Diana Gabaldon
  • Faerie Wars by Herbie Brennan
  • The Good Neighbors: Kin
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • Soulless: Rem by Gail Carriager
  • Unraveled by Ginnifer Albin
  • IDrakula by Bekka Black
  • The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black
  • City of Fallen Angels
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Episode 142: Stay-cation

 

recorded Monday, 17 August 2015

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FO

  • Pattern: Capucine by Adela Illichmanova Yarn: Handspun Needles: US 7, 4.50mm

WIPs

  • Pattern: Ziprelaxagon by Kirstin Hall Yarn:  picked up in destash at Zk14 with no tag Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • The Painted Tiger
  • Spun Right Round SW merino in “Jaws”
  • Pattern: Fronkenshteek by Tsarina of Socks Yarn: non-superwash wool – hand dyes by me and G Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Mirla Fiber Arts Batt
  • pattern: Thank you, Sarah by Heidi Nick Yarn: Leading Men Fiber Arts show stopper in Spritely Endeavors Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Pattern: Design Mitts Yarn: Daizie Knits Hardy 2.0 in Robin’s Egg Needles: US1, 2.25mm
  • SW BFL from Hippie Penguin in “Carnival Bears”
  • Rag rug for my porch using leftover sheets and shirts

Hibernating

  • 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, 363 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 square this week, 37 squares total

New Things

  • 716knit 716 solo silky in “A Clan Tartan of Badness” and “Josh Can’t Overdye Black”
  • Lorain’s fronkenshteek yarn

What I’m reading

  • Voyager by Diana Gabaldon
  • Sever by Lauren Destafano
  • Faerie WArs by Herbie Brennan
  • The Good Neighbors: Kin
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • City of Fallen Angels
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Fitted sheet from flat sheet

Episode 141: School Already?!?!?

 

recorded Monday, 10 August 2015

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WIPs

  • Pattern: Ziprelaxagon by Kirstin Hall Yarn:  picked up in destash at Zk14 with no tag Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • The Painted Tiger
  • Spun Right Round SW merino in “Jaws”
  • Pattern: Fronkenshteek by Tsarina of Socks Yarn: non-superwash wool – hand dyes by me and G Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Mirla Fiber Arts Batt
  • pttern: Thank you, Sarah by Heidi Nick Yarn: Leading Men Fiber Arts show stopper in Spritely Endeavors Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Pattern: Design Mitts Yarn: Daizie Knits Hardy 2.0 in Robin’s Egg Needles: US1, 2.25mm
  • Pattern: Capucine by Adela llichmanova Yarn: Handspun Needles: US 7, 4.50mm
  • Rag rug for my porch using leftover sheets and shirts

Hibernating

  • SW BFL from Hippie Penguin in “Carnival Bears”
  • 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, 355 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 square this week, 36 squares total

New Thing (Non-ZK)

  • Premier Yarns Serenity Chunky in “Stormy”

What I’m reading

  • Voyager by Diana Gabaldon
  • Sever by Lauren Destafano
  • Grey by E.L. James
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • City of Fallen Angels
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Recommended

Episode 140: Late Night Edition

 

recorded Monday, 3 August 2015

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All The Small Things Craft-a-long is finished – Winners announced

FOs

  • Pattern:  Haleakala by Cookie A Yarn: Lamby Toes Moon Pie in “90s Tie Die” Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Pattern: Child Tube Sock  recipe by Heather Laws Yarn: Austermann Step in 09. Needles: US 1, 2.25mm

WIPs

  • Pattern: Ziprelaxagon by Kirstin Hall Yarn:  picked up in destash at Zk14 with no tag Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • The Painted Tiger
  • Spun Right ROund SW merino in “Jaws”
  • SW BFL from Hippie Penguin in “Carnival Bears”
  • Mirla Fiber Arts Batt
  • Braided rag rug
  • Rag rug for my porch using leftover sheets and shirts

Hibernating

  • Pattern: Fronkenshteek by Tsarina of Socks Yarn: non-superwash wool – hand dyes by me and G Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • 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

  • 9 puffs this week, 347 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 square this week, 35 squares total

New Thing (Non-ZK)

  • Mini skeins Hayley, including handspun!
  • Mini skeins and safety eyes from Christina

New Things (ZK)

  • 716knit 716sock in “Hell Hath No Fury Like a Woman Scorned for Sega”
  • Naturally Knitting battlets in Dark Side of the Rainbow
  • Spin Monkeys Revolutions Sock in “Sky Lantern”
  • Spun Right Round SW sock in “Shock Star”
  • Nerd Girls Yarn Oh Snap in “Back to Earth”
  • Squirrel Stash acorn sock in “Niagra after dark”

What I’m reading

  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • Voyager by Diana Gabaldon
  • The Demon King by Cinda Williams Chima
  • City of Fallen Angels
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Episode 139: Tour de Fleece ’15 – Part Four

recorded Monday, 27 July 2015

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All The Small Things Craft-a-long

FOs

  • Two Sisters Stringworks Icelandic Wool
  • Hobbledehoy battlings in Winterfell, plied with brown wool

WIPs

  • Pattern: Ziprelaxagon by Kirstin Hall Yarn:  picked up in destash at Zk14 with no tag Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • The Painted Tiger
  • Pattern: Fronkenshteek by Tsarina of Socks Yarn: non-superwash wool – hand dyes by me and G Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • SW BFL from Hippie Penguin in “Carnival Bears”
  • Pattern:  Haleakala by Cookie A Yarn: Lamby Toes Moon Pie in “90s Tie Die” Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Pattern: Child Tube Sock  recipe by Heather Laws Yarn: Austermann Step in 09. Needles: US 1, 2.25mm

Hibernating

  • Mara’s doll
  • Gourmet Stash in Hufflepuffs Cup
  • Rag rug for my porch using leftover sheets and shirts
  • 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

  • 6 puffs this week, 338 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 square this week, 34 squares total

New Thing (Non-ZK)

  • Mini skein from Lorain

New Things (ZK)

  • Mini skeins
  • Bag from Cori
  • Hobbledehoy merino/silk braid
  • Marigold Jen Sock weight yarn in “Yoshi”, “Sidewalk Chalk”
  • Fishknits “Zombie Ten”

What I’m reading

  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • Voyager by Diana Gabaldon
  • The Demon King by Cinda Williams Chima
  • City of Fallen Angels
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Episode 138: Tour de Fleece ’15 – Part Three

recorded Monday, 20 July 2015

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All The Small Things Craft-a-long – winner drawn

FOs

  • Pattern:  Measure in Love by Megan Williams. Yarn: Leading Men Fiber Arts Dramaturg in Mother Earth.  Needles: US 5, 3.75mm
  • Pattern: Sugar High by Megan Williams Yarn: Leading Men Fiber Arts Dramaturg in Drag Queen Needles: US 7, 4.5mm
  • Alpaca/Wool from Jenna

WIPs

  • Pattern: Ziprelaxagon by Kirstin Hall Yarn:  picked up in destash at Zk14 with no tag Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • The Painted Tiger
  • Two Sisters Stringworks Icelandic Wool
  • Hobbledehoy battlings in Winterfell
  • SW BFL from Hippie Penguin in “Carnival Bears”
  • Pattern:  Haleakala by Cookie A Yarn: Lamby Toes Moon Pie in “90s Tie Die” Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Pattern: Child Tube Sock  recipe by Heather Laws Yarn: Austermann Step in 09. Needles: US 1, 2.25mm

Hibernating

  • Mara’s doll
  • Gourmet Stash in Hufflepuffs Cup
  • Rag rug for my porch using leftover sheets and shirts
  • 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

  • 10 puffs this week, 332 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 square this week, 33 squares total

New Thing (Non-ZK)

  • Mini skein from Claire

New Things (ZK)

  • From the destash table:
    • Into the Whirled Corridale in 221B
    • Yellow yarn
    • Red fingering weight single ply
    • Frolicking Feet in Mandarin Lime
  • Bag from Slipped Stitch Sudios
  • Mini skeins
  • Fiber Samples from Holli

What I’m reading

  • Fever by Lauren Destefano
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • Voyager by Diana Gabaldon
  • The Demon King by Cinda Williams Chima
  • City of Fallen Angels
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Episode 137: Tour de Fleece ’15 – Part Two

recorded Monday, 13 July 2015

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All The Small Things Craft-a-long

FOs

  • Pattern:  Sock Sacks by Vicki Mikulak Yarn: Peaches and Creme in Pagentry Hook: US g, 4.0mm

WIPs

  • Pattern: Ziprelaxagon by Kirstin Hall Yarn:  picked up in destash at Zk14 with no tag Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • The Painted Tiger
  • Alpaca/Wool from Jenna
  • Two Sisters Stringworks Icelandic Wool
  • Pattern:  Measure in Love by Megan Williams. Yarn: Leading Men Fiber Arts Dramaturg in Mother Earth.  Needles: US 5, 3.75mm
  • Pattern: Sugar High by Megan Williams Yarn: Leading Men Fiber Arts Dramaturg in Drag Queen Needles: US 7, 4.5mm
  • Pattern:  Haleakala by Cookie A Yarn: Lamby Toes Moon Pie in “90s Tie Die” Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Pattern: Child Tube Sock  recipe by Heather Laws Yarn: Austermann Step in 09. Needles: US 1, 2.25mm

Hibernating

  • Mara’s doll
  • Gourmet Stash in Hufflepuffs Cup
  • Rag rug for my porch using leftover sheets and shirts
  • 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

  • 8 puffs this week, 320 puffs total (322 with Carey’s squares)

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 square this week, 32 squares total

New Thing (Non-ZK)

  • Mirla Fiber arts – art batt and rolags
  • Spindle from Lorain
  • package from Carey

New Things (ZK)

  • From Daizie Knits:
    • Dewy Sock blank in “Ghoul Friends”
    • Targee in “Ghoul Friends”
    • Hardy 2.0 in “Robin’s Egg”
  • From Amber – gift lables
  • Spartickes Dyes small parachute bag
  • Wrap from Lisa

What I’m reading

  • Fever by Lauren Destefano
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • A Dragonfly in Amber
  • Voyager by Diana Gabaldon

 

  • City of Fallen Angels
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Dying Yarn