Episode 127: A little Blue

recorded Tuesday, 5 May 2015

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All The Small Things Craft-a-long

FOs

  • Pattern: Norwegian Totoro Mittens by Brella. yarn: Knit picks stroll sport in “wave heather” and “stream heather” needles: US 4, 3.5mm

WIPs

  • Gourmet Stash in Hufflepuffs Cup
  • Design Mitts. yarn: Maverick yarns in Last Summer. Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Pattern:  Delancy by Alexa Winslow Yarn: Knit Picks Full Circle in Denim. Needles: US 9
  • Pattern: Ad Hoc by Josh Ryks. Yarn: Premier Serenity sock in black, charcoal that has been overdyed; knit picks stroll tonal in canopy. Needles: US 4, 3.5mm
  • 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

  • 6 puffs this week, 282 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 square this week, 21 squares total

New Things

  • Leading Men Fiber Arts Shoe stopper in Orchard Slope; Showcase in Darkest Hour and Royalty
  • Galaxy Mittens by Kate Klemp

What I’m reading

  • This Is All: The Pillowbook of Cordelia Kenn by Aiden Chambers
  • City of Fallen Angels
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner

I will be at Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival on Saturday, May 16

Episode 126: The In Between

recorded Monday, 27 April  2015

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LFK Stitch marker giveaway – winner announced

FOs

  • Pattern: Charybdis by Fiona Bennett. Yarn: Science Monkey Mercantile Faraday sock in “Jovian Princess” Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Pattern: G’s Great Owl by Heather Laws. Yarn: red heart super saver in coffee, red heart tlc in robin egg. hook: US G/6, 4.0mm

WIPs

  • Gourmet Stash in Hufflepuffs Cup
  • Child tube sock by Heather Laws. Yarn: 716knit 716sock in “My Hormones Don’t Rage” Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Pattern: Norwegian Totoro Mittens by Brella. yarn: Knit picks stroll sport in “wave heather” and “stream heather” needles: US 4, 3.5mm
  • 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

  • 8 puffs this week, 276 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 square this week, 20 squares total

New Things

  • Patons Kroy socks in Grey Marl

What I’m reading

  • This Is All: The Pillowbook of Cordelia Kenn by Aiden Chambers
  • City of Fallen Angels
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Episode 125: Runaway

recorded Monday, 20 April  2015

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Bee Keepers Quilt Giveaway – winner announced

LFK Stitch marker giveaway

FOs

  • Beth’s Little Star Afghan by Beth Parsons. Yarn: Red Heart TLC Essentials in Robin Egg, Hook: US g/6; 4.0mm
  • Boyfriend Socks by Alice Bell. Yarn: Patons Kroy SOcks FX in Cascade Colors. 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
  • Child tube sock by Heather Laws. Yarn: 716knit 716sock in “My Hormones Don’t Rage” 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

  • 6 puffs this week, 268 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 square this week, 19 squares total

New Things

What I’m reading

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

Episode 124: Spring Cleaning?

recorded Monday, 13 April  2015

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Bee Keepers Quilt Giveaway

LFK Stitch marker giveaway

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
  • Child tube sock by Heather Laws. Yarn: 716knit 716sock in “My Hormones Don’t Rage” Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Beth’s Little Star Afghan by Beth Parsons. Yarn: Red Heart TLC Essentials in Robin Egg, Hook: US g/6; 4.0mm
  • Boyfriend Socks by Alice Bell. Yarn: Patons Kroy SOcks FX in Cascade Colors. 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

  • 8 puffs this week, 262 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 squares this week, 18 squares total

New Things

  • Premier Yarns Serenity Sock in Charcoal, which I immediately dyed with leftover egg dye

What I’m reading

  • City of Fallen Angels
  • Finished Love in the Time of Global Warming
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner
  • Finished Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Podcast to check out

Episode 123: Spring Break

recorded Monday, 6 April  2015

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Steampunk KAL – winner revealed!

FOs

  • Duct tape wallet tutorial
  • 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

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
  • Child tube sock by Heather Laws. Yarn: 716knit 716sock in “My Hormones Don’t Rage” Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Beth’s Little Star Afghan by Beth Parsons. Yarn: Red Heart TLC Essentials in Robin Egg, Hook: US g/6; 4.0mm
  • Boyfriend Socks by Alice Bell. Yarn: Patons Kroy SOcks FX in Cascade Colors. 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

  • 7 puffs this week, 254 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 squares this week, 17 squares total

New Things

  • Hiya hiya sharps: US 1, 2.25mm DPNs; US 3, 3.25mm 40″ circulars

What I’m reading

  • City of Fallen Angels
  • The Eleventh Station
  • Crash into Me
  • Love in the Time of Global Warming
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner
  • Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Podcasts to check out

Episode 122: Mend it March: Part 5

recorded Monday, 30 March 2015

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Steampunk KAL

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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Steampunk KAL

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