Episode 63 Explicit Yarn

recorded Tuesday, 28 January 2014

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Temperature/Weather Craft-a-Long

G’s Great Owl has been released. $1 off through Jan 31, 2014.

FOs

  • Walnut Grove by Karrie Steinmetz. Yarn: Handspun. Needle: US 3, 3.25mm

WIPs

  • DIRK by Lydia Tresset. Yarn: 716knit 716sock.  Hook: US B, 1; 2.25mm
  • Moody by Elena Nodel. Yarn: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Tweed in Sequoia Heather. Needles: US 4, 3.5mm
  • wool/alpaca/silk fiber from Lorain
  • faux angora from Spartickes Dyes in “Pink Ladies”
  • Interstellar Clouds Pattern: Nebula by Cookie A Yarn: Tess’ Designer Yarns Super Socks & Baby Needle: US 1, 2.25 mm

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

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

New

What I’m reading

Supported Spindles

  • Lorain is letting me try out a bunch of her supported spindles so I can decide what I like.
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Episode 62 – So Many Secrets

recorded Monday, 20 January 2014

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Temperature/Weather Craft-a-Long

G’s Great Owl has been released. $1 off through Jan 31, 2014.

FOs

  • Skein 1 of Brown Lace.  36 g, 196 yds

WIPs

  • Walnut Grove by Karrie Steinmetz. Yarn: Handspun. Needle: US 3, 3.25mm
  • DIRK by Lydia Tresset. Yarn: 716knit 716sock.  Hook: US B, 1; 2.25mm
  • Moody by Elena Nodel. Yarn: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Tweed in Sequoia Heather. Needles: US 4, 3.5mm
  • wool/alpaca/silk fiber from Lorain
  • faux angora from Spartickes Dyes in “Pink Ladies”

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

What I’m reading

  • Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card
  • Hemlock Grove by Brian McGreevy
  • The Knitting Circle by Ann Hood
  • The Diviners by Libba Bray

My Ravellenic Plans

  • 3 squares a day on my sock yarn blanket
  • Spin 110g of gotland into a 2 ply fingering weight
  • Knit The  Age of Brass and Steam using 716boss in the colorway “Spotty Rainbow”

Episode 61 – Owls, taking wing

recorded Monday, 13 January 2014

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Temperature/Weather Craft-a-Long

G’s Great Owl has been released

I’m designing a cowl for the Spartickes Dyes Holiday 2014 Club.  

FOs

  • Design Yarn: 716knit 716sock in “Dr. Laura for the Deceased”. Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Rainbow Ripple Baby Blanket by Celeste Young. Yarn: Rainbow yarn from friend’s mom; Lion Brand Homespun in Hepple white. Hook: US I/9, 5.5mm
  • Measure in Love by Megan Williams. Yarn: Mountain Colors Crazyfoot in “Trading Post”; knit picks stroll in “black”, Patons Kroy Socks in “Gentry Grey”.  Needles:  US 5, 3.75mm
  • Monkey Socks by Cookie A. Yarn:  Oh!Loops Gold 80/20 in “Barbie, Zombie-niesta”. Needles: US 1, 2.25mm

WIPs

  • Walnut Grove by Karrie Steinmetz. Yarn: Handspun. Needle: US 3, 3.25mm
  • DIRK by Lydia Tresset. Yarn: 716knit 716sock.  Hook: US B, 1; 2.25mm
  • Moody by Elena Nodel. Yarn: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Tweed in Sequoia Heather. Needles: US 4, 3.5mm
  • wool/alpaca/silk fiber from Lorain
  • faux angora from Spartickes Dyes in “Pink Ladies”

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

  • Up to 389 squares – This week is all yarn form 716knit

What I’m reading

  • Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card
  • Allegient by Veronica Roth
  • Everyday by David Levithan
  • Hemlock Grove by Brian McGreevy

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Episode 60: Peer Pressure

recorded Monday, 6 January 2014

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Temperature/Weather Craft-a-Long

Sweater Craft-a-long winners announced

February/March 2014 KAL announced

I’m designing a cowl for the Spartickes Dyes Holiday 2014 Club.  

WIPs

  • Design Yarn: 716knit 716sock in “Dr. Laura for the Deceased”. Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Monkey by Cookie A. Yarn: Oh!Loops Gold 80/20 in “Barbie, Zombie-niesta”. Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Moody by Elena Nodel. Yarn: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Tweed in Sequoia Heather. Needles: US 4, 3.5mm
  • Rainbow Ripple Baby Blanket by Celeste Young. Yarn: Rainbow yarn from friend’s mom; Lion Brand Homespun in Hepple white. Hook: US I/9, 5.5mm
  • wool/alpaca/silk fiber from Lorain
  • faux angora from Spartickes Dyes in “Pink Ladies”

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

  • Up to 377 squares – This week is all yarn form 716knit

What I’m reading

New Things

  • Fiber  from Josh
  • Fiber from Lesley
  • Yarn from Heather
  • Yarn from Lorain

What are your New Year’s ideas?

Episode 59: Pics or it didn’t happen

recorded Tuesday, 31 December 2013

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Temperature/Weather Craft-a-Long

Sweater Craft-a-long

FOs:

  • Brown Rock Stratas Pattern: by Josh Ryks Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver in Warm Brown, Buff, and Coffee Needles: US 7, 4.5mm
  • Brown Vector Drift Pattern: by Josh Ryks Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver in Warm Brown, Buff, and Coffee Needles: US 8, 5.0mm
  • Robert’s Dog Pattern: Sweet Pup Crochet Pattern by Terri Crews Yarn:  Caron One Pound in white, black, forest floor. Hook: US G, 6; 4.25mm
  • Prima Legwarmers by Sarah Wilson. Yarn: Sensations Bamboo and Ewe in Pink/red Pattern Needles: US 4, 3.5mm
  • Roberts’s Tube Socks Pattern: improvised Yarn: Sensations oles and More in greeen, blue, yellow Needles: US 1, 2.25mm

WIPs

  • wool/alpaca/silk fiber from Lorain
  • faux angora from Spartickes Dyes in “Pink Ladies”
  • SW BFL from Hippie Penguin in “Carnival Bears”

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

  • Up to 364 squares – including squares made with yarn from Jeri

What I’m reading

  • Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card
  • Finished A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin
  • Allegient by Veronica Roth

New Things

  • Fiber and tea from Josh
  • Yarn, stitch markers, ornaments from Hayley and Lisa

What are your New Year’s ideas?