Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Episode 16 - Let's Make a Wish!

Sheila and Wendy with their usual project talk, including Wendy's interchangeable needle case sewing project. Sheila discusses the Make A Wish Foundation in more detail, drawing from her son's experience, and both hosts discuss the prizes they've donated to the Triathlete Knitter blog.

Show Notes:

Shout outs from Sparkpeople from both of us, Cabaretkitty and Tanyacrafts.

On The Dance Card:

Wendy has her Catkin by Carina Spencer in Malabrigo sock, Archangel and Botticelli Colorways on US 4 / 3.5 mm .  She has Rock Island by Jared Flood in Ivy Brambles Romantica from Yarn & Fiber Co. on US 7 / 4.5 mm, no love this week.

Sheila is still plugging on Mt. Ash by Kate Gagnon Osborn in Debbie Bliss Alpaca Silk on US 6 / 4 mm needles.  Saroyan by Liz Abinante in Malabrigo Lace held double on US 6 / 3.5 mm, no love this week.  Spring Forward socks by Linda Welch with Sock Pixie Vegan yarn on US 1 1/2 / 2.5 mm needles (WAS RIPPED OUT ON THE SHOW)

Rate Your Date:

Wendy shows off her Knit Picks Interchangeables Organizer that she created with some lovely red Geisha fabric.

Sheila has nothing.

Future Dates:

Iris Mystery Shawl by Natasha Vogele from Krazy Kitty, Wendy is planning to use her Enchanted Knoll Farm in the Treasure Chest colorway, Sheila is planning on using Wollpapst Sockenwolle in Unikat or (Rainbow sherbet as now named by me.)

KnittingsMyBag Podcaster challange, sometime in September that is being organized by Lois of KnittingsMyBag.

Sheila is hoping to cast on for the Scrappy Socky Stripey Cardi in a mystery worsted weight yarn for a friend's little girl.

Crushes and Heartbreaks:

We both are crushing over LynnZimm's Denver Oyster Run a Charity race for the Colorado Make a Wish orginazation, for Life Threatening medical conditons.  Luara Linneman created the My Wish pattern and if you purchase it for $5.00 all proceeds will go to LynnZimms cause.  Sheila's son had a wish granted from Make a Wish 4 years ago and this is a charity that is close to our hearts.  LynnZimm is having a prizes for donanting to her cause.  Every $10 will receive 1 entry for a list of prizes on her blog Knitting Triathlete.  Wendy is donating a pattern from Ravelry up to $10.00 and I am donating a skein of 80/20 Wollmeise in Aquarias.

Baubles and Bling:

Wendy received the Textural Healling Shawl by Twisted from Diane of Knitabulls, Thank you. (Knitabulls is from New York and her podcast is here.)  She also received the Weekend Shawl by Crafty Diversions / Anne Kuo Lukito from Candy aka Kandiland, Thank you.

Sheila recieved the Citizen Shawl by Liz Abinante from Candy aka Kandiland, Thank you.   She also bought some facial soap from LUSH.

Gossip and Innuendos:

We have over 200 memebers!  Yay!!
Sorry Mellissa that neither Wendy or Sheila were not able to make it to the I91 Shop Hop.  We really wanted to go.
Xhantippe has knit the Spring Forward
We have  a weight loss thread on our group, check it out.
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Have a good week, Knit With Heart.


Anonymous said...

Sheila, FROG the socks - why waste your time on socks that don't fit!!

Pam said...

Hi there, new watcher here. I say frog the sock. Life is too short.