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.  


  • 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


  • 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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