The usual project chat, including discussion of Clue 2 of the Iris Mystery Shawl. Sheila also discusses the upcoming Podcaster Challenge in more detail and Wendy shares her plans to modify Gawain to be knit in the round. Sheila suggests a food tracking contest to start in August! We'll keep you posted.
Show Notes: (Sorry they are so late.)
Welcome to our SparkPeople friends, HelloLovely, Juleeque, BlessedNJoyful, and Rainlover, PPkart, and BHAY123 to both Sheilad37 and PennyWenny2's pages.
On The Dance Card:
Sheila has Saroyan by Liz Abinante with Malabrigo on Size US 6/ 4 mm, saw no love this week. She has Iris Mystery Shawl by Natasha Vogele with Wolpaste Sonkenwolle in Unikate colorway on US 6 / 4 mm
She also has Flutter-By socks toe-up with my Serendipitous Ewe Fate Fingering on US 1.5 US / 2.25 mm. I still have my Preemie Hat on the needles on size US 2 / 2.5 mm, my own design. I also have secret project using Cascade 220 wool on size US 5 / 3.5 mm. Some wash clothes in the Grandmothers simple discloth pattern by Ruth from Big Springs, TX. Last but not least, I have a hat out of Cascade 220 in Superwash using the Owlings pattern to do it.
Wendy has Rock Island by Jared Flood in Ivy Brambles Romantica from Yarn & Fiber Co. on US 7 / 4.5 mm, no love this week. She cast on for the Big Herringbone Cowl by Purl Soho with Malabrigo Worsted in the Sealing Wax Colorway on US 17 / 12/75 mm needles. Iris Mystery Shawl as well by Natasha Vogele of Krazy Kitty in Enchnated Knoll in Treasure Chest colorway.
Rate Your Date:
Sheila has finishe a Grandmother Diagonal Dishcloth for teacher gifts.
Wendy has nothing.
Sheila finish my preemie hat, 2 to 3 dishcloth's and get to the decrease section of the Saroyan.
Wendy will be working on the KnittingMyBag Podcaster challange project in September. She is also planning on Gawain by Alison Green Will with her own modifications.
Wendy finished spinning up her Miss Babs BFL in Vlad Colorway, has about 300 yds. Her first handspun from a wheel.
Crushes and Heartbreaks:
Baubles and Bling:
Sheila wento to a farm stand and found Wicked Good Soap Co., and bought some shaving cream. I also bought some Cascade 220 in purple, that I have cast on the Owling hat with already.
Wendy bought some String Theory Caper Sock in purple. She also got some lotion and soap from Wolfe Farms.
Gossip and Innuendo:
Wendy went to Portland and visited a couple of yarn stores. Knit Wit Yarn Shop, Portland Fiber Gallery and Weaving Studio where she received a lot of information on Spinning Wheels.
KnittingMyBags Podcaster Challange rules and regulations: Hopefully a knit a long with us as well with the challange.
We have a thread on our Knit1hearttoo group, where if you keep track of what you eat for two weeks you can win some yarn. Go check it out.