Friday, January 27, 2012

Episode 45 - Beautified

Happy Chinese New Year! The ladies bring you the usual project chat, with lots of ongoing WIPs and a couple of finished objects. They discuss their meet up with Jetgirl and go over 3 more things to stop doing to yourself.
Show Notes:
Happy Chinese New Year

 Introductions:  Sheila aka Sheilad37  and Wendy aka PennyWenny on Ravelry.
Don't forget about our Sock KAL, tag your finished projects with K1H2SOCKKAL, and here is where you can post your finished socks.

On The Dance Card:
Sheila is working on Super Easy Baby Blanket by Purl Soho on US 8 / 5.00mm mostly sugar and cream cotton or dishcloth cotton yarn.
Max's Hoodie, Wonderfull Wallaby by Carol Anderson using Paton's Shetland Chunky on US 8 / 5.00 mm.
Stripe socks using Wendy Johnson's Toe Up with a Difference in Gypsy Girl Creations, Transistions in Violet Bouquet.

Wendy Lisianthus by Rosemary Hill US 3 / 3.25 mm and US 4 / 3.5mm in Ivy Brambles Romantica in the Night Sky colorway.  She is also working on Spectra by Stephen West on US 5 / 3.75 mm in Madelin Tosh Sock in Midnight Rendevous and Crystal Palace Mini MOchi Color 304 (green through purple.)  She is also designing a sock pattern to be released soon.

Rate Your Date:
Sheila finished her test knit, No More Tears by Erin Walsh (MommyNeedsYarn) in the sKnitches Uniques sock yarn base 75% wool, 25% nylon in color 009.  She is doing a knit a long for her sock, all funds go to Autism Speaks.

Wendy has nothing finished.

Whrilwind Romance:
Spunky Eclectic 100% Targhee in the REd Rover Colorway, 20 oz completed.  FatCatKnits 100% Falkland, Wizard Island Colorway 3.1 oz.

Future Dates:
Sheila needs to finish more mitts.
Wendy is planning on a Monster with her handspun and Crestview Sweater by Cecily Glowik MadDonald in Classic Elite Duchess.

Crushes and Heartbreaks:
Check out Face Off on the SyFy channel.
Wendy's crush was her son was sick.

Baubles and Bling:
Sheila has nothing.
Wendy has Spinning Wheel Drink holder by FBN Plastics on Etsy.

Gossip and Innuendo:
Continuing The Year of You theme:  Marc and Angel Hack Life: Practical Tips for Productive Living.
"30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself."

7. Stop being scared to make a mistake.
8. Stop berating yourself for old mistakes.
9. Stop trying to buy happiness.

Knit with Heart, you can find our contact info here.


Sue said...

Hello ladies!
Wow Wendy your Maplewing shawl is so pretty, I love it!
Sheila I love fingerless gloves so much. Check out the cupcake mitts if you are looking for another pattern. I made some for my granddaughter and she really likes them.

Enid said...

Hi Girls, 5 stars!!!
loved all projects shown>>colour and design.
sorry you weren't on VKN, Sheila. It was a good laugh.
Wendy, I agree with the quotes you read at the end of episode.