Thursday, May 26, 2011

Episode 11 - Bad Hair Day

The usual project chat (including the Summer Mystery Shawl KAL), Kinder Egg Toys, an update on Zman's condition and some really bad hair.

Finally Show Notes:

On The Dance Card:
   Sheila is still working on the Mountain Ash Shawl by Kate Gagnon Osborn with Debbie Bliss Alpaca Silk DK on US 6-4.0 mm.  She is also on the bandwagon of the Summer Mystery Shawllett by Wendy Johnson on US 6 - 4.0 mm in Sundara Sock Yarn, colorway Tuscon Rose over Lemon.  Sheila pulled out her Saroyan by Liz Abinante, from hibernation with Malabrigo Lace doubled on US 6 - 4.0 mm
   Wendy is working on Mad Color Weave socks by Christine Lorin with her Hanks Yarns Perchance to Dye sock yarn in the colorway Sock Monkey on US 2 - 2.75 mm.  She is also working on her Roly Poly Cat by Nina Shimizu on US E hook.  She joined the KAL and cast on for Wendy Johnson's Mystery Shawl using Spirit Trail Fiber works Alexandra sock on US 5 - 3.75 mm.  

Rate Your Date:
   Sheila finished her Toe Up Socks by Wendy Johnson. with a short row heel on US 1 - 2.25 mm using Louet Gems Fingering in the Chestnut Colorway.  Loved the pattern, used all my yarn and modified the toe to Judy's Magic Cast On.
   Wendy finished her Ginko Shoulderette Shawl by Maggie Magali using String Theory Caper Sock and it is blocked.  She showed us the finished product last week, but it wasn't blocked.

Future Dates:
   Sheila is planning to cast on Spring Forward Socks by Linda Welch using Sock Pixie Vegan Sock yarn in the colorway Plus Bleu.
   Wendy needs to do another Voodoo Doll for Sean of His and Hers podcast. (She finished it and it is on our Sheep and Wool video)

Crushes and Heartbreaks:
   Sheila would like to thank Polly-Jean (Puala) for nominating her on The Knitgirllls contest.  Thanks to Stephanie from Expectant Knitter Podcast for the shout out form my Claudia Hat.  She also showed off some cute pictures of her husband and her oldest son.   Heartbreaks, is Zachary again and hubby has been home all week and keeping me busy with remodelling.
   Wendy has nothing this week, also European Addi Clicks do not come with a US 5 tip.

Baubles and Bling:
   Sheila had nothing.  Wendy had nothing as well.

Gossip and Innuendo:
   We talked ab out the Mass Sheep and Wool Festival that we were going to on Saturday and how we were planning on meeting up with Sean and Mellisa from the His and Hers Podcast.

We are on iTunes, you can reach us at, we are on PLURK as knit1hearttoo (we share the account) and I am now on Twittter as Knit1hearttoo (not very active though)

Have a good week and  Knit With Heart.

1 comment:

Alissa said...

I know you have a lot of issues going on with your son, but I have a friend whose son at age 3 was diagnosed with juvenile arthritis. She did a lot of research and put him on a raw food diet. Within a couple of weeks, his symptoms were gone... perhaps just another avenue to research?