Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Episode 13 - Bag Addict

Sheila & Wendy share their usual project chat and show off their finished Wendy Knits Summer Mystery Shawls. In-depth review of project bags by DianaCouture.

Show Notes:

SparkPeople and Jillian Michaels.

On The Dance Card:
   Sheila is still working on her Mountain Ash Shawl by Kate Gagnon Osborn on US 6 / 4mm with Debbie Bliss Alpaca Silk DK.  Her Saroyan by Liz Abinate on US 6 / 4mm with Malabrigo Lace held doubled.  Added more yarn to her Toe-Up Sock by Wendy Johnson US 1 / 2.25 mm with Louet Gems fingering.  Thanks Joan.
   Wendy is finally showing us some progress on her Summer's End Sweater by Heather Sapp in Dream in Color Classy in the Cool Fire worsted weight on US 8 / 5mm.  She will be casting on Rock Island Shawl by Jared Flood in Ivy Brambles Romantica.

Rate your Date:
   Sheila and Wendy both finished the Mystery Summer Shawl by Wendy Johnson.  Sheila used Sundara Sock yarn in Tuscon Rose over Lemon with US 6 / 4mm.  Wendy used Spirit Trail Fiberworks Alexandra Sock on US 5 / 3.75 needles.  Two thumbs up, loved the pattern.
   Wendy finished her Mad Color Weave Socks with her Hanks Yarns Perchance to Dye sock yarn in Sock Monkey color way.

Future Dates:
   Sheila is hoping to cast on for Spring Forwards by Linda Welch using Sock Pixie Vegan, this week, was side tracked with finishing up her toe up socks.
   Wendy is planning to make Catkin by Carina Spencer, she is debating what yarn to use.   We also crush on Becky from Addicted to Yarn.  HI!!!

Crushes and Heartbreaks:
   Sheila checked out some new podcasts, Knitabulls, Domestikated Darling, Ariethornbirdknits.  Check them out the ladies are great.  Thank you Sadie (Blueruin) from Yarnivore podcast for the shout out.
   Wendy has a severe crush on DianaCouture Bags.  Go check them out on Etsy.
Baubles and Bling:
     Sheila and Wendy, finally showed their Holiday Yarns in the Candy Cane colorway and Promise.

Gossip and Innuendo:
   Sheila and Wendy will be in Wakefield Park, next to Lake Quannapowitt,  on Saturday June 11th for Knit In Public day from 9am to 12 noon, come join us.
Mellisa from His and Hers Podcast are doing an I-91 Shop HopMetaphor Yarns is hosting a "Dye your Own Buffet" with Melissa.
The Loopy Ewe is moving to Colorado and the shop will be moving in October.  Here is her blog post.

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Have a great week and Knit With Heart.


Nancy Weber said...

I DO NOT worry about stripes matching anymore - that was only the first 3 or 4 pair of socks. Now I am no longer anal about it!!!

Kady said...

I too LOVE Diana Couture!! She really does offer great products and WELL MADE! She's giving away a really unique yarn owl on her Facebook page too I noticed... you should all check it out! :)

Kady said...

Haha.... guess I should have watched the entire episode before I commented! What can I say... :)