Episode 20: Sock Yarn Explosion

recorded Monday, 25 March 2013

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The pattern for the Cursed Cable Socks has been released. Through April 8, the code “cursed” will save you $1 on the pattern.

Mom’s Day Craft-a-long

  • Can use any ravelry sanctioned craft to make something  for a mom. You can start something new, or pick up a WIP!
  • Tag projects with “BPHMOM”
  • Deadline: May 13, 2013
  • Prize: TBD

Finished Object:

  • Blue and purple spinning
  • Mer’s distaff. Pattern: mine Yarn: Premier Yarns Serenity Sock in “Purple Spice” Needle: US 2, 2.75 mm
  • Becca’s distaffPattern: mine Yarn: Red Heart Heart and Sole in Toasted Almond Needle: US 2, 2.75 mm
  • Blizzard Headband by Jenna Meyer of 716Knit. Yarn: Lion Brand Wool-Ease Chunky in Willow. Needles: US 11, 8.0 mm
  • PatternWhisper’s socks Pattern: mine Yarn: Premier Yarns Serenity Sock in “Surf” Needle: US 1, 2.25 mm

Works In Progress:

What I am Reading

Sock Yarn Explosion

  • Nooch Fiber Central Park Fingering in “Slate”, “Rogue Rouge”; mini skein
  • From Lisa: Sparkly yarn, 5 mini skeins, monster yet unamed
  • From Natalie:
    • Green/pink multi – MissBabs; used for the String Theory Shawl
    • Light Pink – Dream in Color Smooshy; used for a baby sweater
    • Orange – Malabrigo Sock
    • Pink Sparkle – Fibernymph Dyeworks; used for Stripe Study
    • Blue multi – Happy Feet; preemie hat 
  • From Josh: Knit Picks Felici “Aquarium”, Stroll “Midnight Heather”, “Canopy Tonal”, “Springtime Tonal”
  • Premier Yarns Serenity Sock in “Charcoal”, “Navy”
  • Fibernymph Dyeworks Inversible  in “purple and pink”
  • Hippie Penguin Fibers 100% BFL in “The Grey Wizard”, “The Dwarf King”; 100% SW Merino in BUNNIPHISH CRAFTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Episode 18: Dance, dance

recorded Monday, 18 March 2013

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Explanation of my handle.

Mom’s Day Craft-a-long

  • Can use any ravelry sanctioned craft to make something  for a mom. You can start something new, or pick up a WIP!
  • Tag projects with “BPHMOM”
  • Deadline: May 13, 2013
  • Prize: TBD

Finished Object:

  • Star Socks for Patternwhisperer

Works In Progress:

Sock Yarn Blanket

You mean I can cover my entire body in sock goodness?!?!? Pattern: Sock Yarn Blanket by Shelly Kang, The Heathen HousewifeNeedles: US 2; 2.75 mm

  • Premier Yarns Serenity Sock in Violas, Paprika
  • Plymouth Yarns Happy Feet in 1, 16
  • KnitPicks Essential Oak Kettle Dyed
  • Yarn from Liesl

What I am Reading

Fangirling about Jacqueline Carey

Episode 18: Dance, dance

recorded Monday, 11 March 2013

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Mom’s Day Craft-a-long

  • Can use any ravelry sanctioned craft to make something  for a mom. You can start something new, or pick up a WIP!
  • Tag projects with “BPHMOM”
  • Deadline: May 13, 2013
  • Prize: TBD

Finished Object:

Works In Progress:

Nooch Fiber Giveaway

See who won!

New

Sock yarn scraps from Liesl

What I am Reading

Three new podcasts (only 3 episodes each!)

  • Penguin Soup: Hosted by Virginia. Very concise, short episodes. blog, rav group
  • Must Stash: Hosted by Steph and Stacie. Excellent interaction. blog, rav group
  • Knitty Digits: Hosted by Jay. Long episodes. Knitting and nails. blog, rav group

Episode 17: Under the Wire

recorded Monday,4 March 2013

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Mom’s Day Craft-a-long

  • Can use any ravelry sanctioned craft to make something  for a mom. You can start something new, or pick up a WIP!
  • Tag projects with “BPHMOM”
  • Deadline: May 13, 2013
  • Prize: TBD

Nooch Fiber Giveaway

  •  To enter, visit the etsy shop and then come back and tell me which item is your favorite. (Sorry, the 10-skein package is not an option).
  • I will pull a name on March 11, on the podcast.

Finished Object:

Works In Progress:

What I am Reading

Three types of sock needles

  • 9″ circ
  • 40″ circ
  • DPNs