Thursday, May 31, 2012

Episode 63: We Heart Indy Crafters

The ladies share several WIPs including Sheila's Ruby Slipper Shawlette and Wendy's In The Pink Shawl. Wendy shows her Into The Whirled Gwydir colorway all spun up, and both ladies share their purchases (for themselves and for the blog) from MA Sheep & Woolcraft Festival. 

  Episode 63 Show Notes:

Introductions:  Sheila, aka Sheilad37 and Wendy, aka Pennywenny on Ravelry and most media sites.
Don't forget our Show Your Strands off KAL until the end of June.  Here.
Thank you for all the input on homework, it has been great help.

On The Dance Card:
Wendy - Creature Comforts Cardigan by MadelineTosh on US 8/5 mm needles.  No Love this week.
In The Pink by Izzy Knits in Zauberball on US 6/4mm needles.  Loud and proud socks with Short row heel on US 1.5/2.25 in the Play at Life Sockie Maki.

Sheila - Ruby Slipper Shawl by Wendy Weber Deeds in Blue Moon Fiber Arts H.R.H. Princess Violetta on US 4/3.5 mm.  French Pressed Slippers by Melynda Bernardi using Cascade 220 on US 15/10mm.

Rate Your Date:
Both Wendy and Sheila have nothing.

Whrilwind Romance:
Wendy - Into the Whirled, Gwydir and coordinate, 85% Polwarth, 65% silk, 8oz, 2 plied 702 yards.

Future Dates:
Both Wendy and Sheila are planning on knitting the Color Affection Shawl by Veera Valimaki and we are doing an informal KAL if you would like to join us.  Here.
Wendy is still working on some secret knitting and Sheila is still plannin on knitting the TGV High Speed Knitting Shawl by Stichnerd in Zauberball.

Crushes and Heartbreaks:
Wendy is back in with Spinning.
Sheila mentions her son's concert and her youngest sons issues with the lunch table. Sheila re affirms her love with BMFA.

Baubles and Bling: 
Holiday Yarns, Flock Sock in Brown
Ivy Brambles Romantica Lace in the red colorway.
Spinner Hill Teal/Blue/Purple blend, 2lbs.
BitterSweet Silk Hankie or Mawta
Misc wool.

Gossip and Innuendo:
Independent crafters etiquette -- great customer service = communication.  On the other hand customer can't expect a seller to be available 24/7 even though the store is open 24/7 on line.  Please be considerate.

Please help out Brynn and check out Knitters For Knockers Etsy shop.  All proceeds to go to help fund raise for her 3 Day Walk.

Contact Info: Can be found here.



Bryn said...

Thank you so much for the shout out! It was awesome meeting you recently!

I'm at 72% with recent craft show earnings for the walk!

Bryn :)

Helena said...

I love Play at life fiber arts, i have so much of her yarn and fiber. its always so pretty.

Kathie said...

Play at Life is the best. Looking forward to knitting your