Episode 152: Turtles and Butterflies

recorded Monday, 26 October 2015

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FOs

  • Distaff prototype
  • Seamless Salomas Slippers by Megan Williams yarn: random blue acrylic, red heart super saver in cherry red  Needles: US 3, 3.25mm

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: Kujeillen by Tiina Kuu yarn: Sun Valley Fibers 80/20 in “Woodside Gold” Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Design cowl. yarn: A Riot Of Color Rumble in Octopus’s Garden, A Riot Of Color Rumpus in “waterworks” Needles: US 3, 3.25mm
  • Fiber from Lorain
  • Pattern: Coat of Many Colors by Sandra McIver Yarn: Knit Picks Swish Tonal in Canopy Needles: US 6, 4.0mm
  • 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

  • 1 puff this week, 394 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 square this week, 46 squares total

New Things

  • Hambley fiber from Heidi

What I’m reading

  • Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon
  • The Portrait of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
  • The Grey Wolf Throne by Cinda Williams Chima
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner
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Episode 151: Choppy

recorded Tuesday, 20 October 2015

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You can find me on youtube and instagram!

Finish or Frog Craft-a-long

Child Tube Sock Pattern

FOs

  • Pattern: Rose City Rollers by Mara Catherine Bryner  Yarn:  Nerd Girl Yarns Oh Snap in Back from Earth, Lamby Toes Moon Pie Merino in 90s tie dye, PenguinSoup Fairy sock in Wyldstyle Needles: US 1, 2.25mm

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: Kujeillen by Tiina Kuu yarn: 
  • Design cowl. yarn: A Riot Of Color Rumble in Octopus’s Garden, A Riot Of Color Rumpus in “waterworks” Needles: US 3, 3.25mm
  • Seamless Salomas Slippers by Megan Williams yarn: random blue acrylic, red heart super saver in cherry red  Needles: US 3, 3.25mm
  • Fiber from Lorain
  • Pattern: Coat of Many Colors by Sandra McIver Yarn: Knit Picks Swish Tonal in Canopy Needles: US 6, 4.0mm
  • 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

  • 3 puffs this week, 393 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 squares this week, 45 squares total

New Things

What I’m reading

  • Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon
  • The Portrait of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
  • The Grey Wolf Throne by Cinda Williams Chima
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Episode 150: Socktober?

recorded Tuesday, 13 October 2015

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Finish or Frog Craft-a-long

Child Tube Sock Pattern

FOs

  • Pattern: Typhoon by Josh Ryks Yarn: 716knit 716Solo silky in Josh Can’t Overdye Black and A Clan Tartan of Badness Needles: US 5, 3.75mm
  • Pattern: Trystero by Cookie A Yarn: Nerd Girl Yarns Oh Snap in Back from Earth Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Neck thing for Gabriel. yarn: Leading Men Fiber Arts Box office in “Orange You Glad” Needles: US 7, 4.5mm

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: Rose City Rollers by Mara Catherine Bryner  Yarn:  Nerd Girl Yarns Oh Snap in Back from Earth, Lamby Toes Moon Pie Merino in 90s tie dye, PenguinSoup Fairy sock in Wyldstyle Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Design cowl. yarn: A riot of color rumble in Octopus’s Garden Needles: US 3, 3.25mm
  • Fiber from Lorain
  • Pattern: Coat of Many Colors by Sandra McIver Yarn: Knit Picks Swish Tonal in Canopy Needles: US 6, 4.0mm
  • SW BFL from Hippie Penguin in “Carnival Bears”
  • Rag rug for my porch using leftover sheets and shirts
  • My handkerchief skirt tutorial

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

  • 5 puffs this week, 390 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 squares this week, 44 squares total

New Things

  • Yarn from Josh

What I’m reading

  • Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon
  • The Portrait of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde
  • Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Episode 149: Delayed for a birthday

recorded Tuesday, 29 September 2015

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Finish or Frog Craft-a-long

Child Tube Sock Pattern

FOs

  • Bag for Mandi
  • Crocheted cat. Yarn: acrylic leftovers Hook:  US G

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: Typhoon by Josh Ryks Yarn: 716knit 716Solo silky in Josh Can’t Overdye Black and A Clan Tartan of Badness Needles: US 5, 3.75mm
  • Pattern: Trystero by Cookie A Yarn: Nerd Girl Yarns Oh Snap in Back from Earth Needles: US 1, 2.25mm
  • Neck thing for Gabriel. yarn: Leading Men Fiber Arts Box office in “Orange You Glad” Needles: US 7, 4.5mm
  • Pattern: Coat of Many Colors by Sandra McIver Yarn: Knit Picks Swish Tonal in Canopy Needles: US 6, 4.0mm
  • SW BFL from Hippie Penguin in “Carnival Bears”
  • Rag rug for my porch using leftover sheets and shirts
  • My handkerchief skirt tutorial

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

  • 6 puffs this week, 385 puffs total

Barn Raising Baby Blanket by Cathy Eisemann – Caffie Crafts

  • 1 squares this week, 43 squares total

New Things

What I’m reading

  • Voyager by Diana Gabaldon
  • The Portrait of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner

podcast recommendation

Infinite Creations with Lakshmi