Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Episode 72 - Multiples

Sheila and Wendy are back together and bring you their usual project chat, including Sheila's ongoing sock project and Wendy's handspun JudyB shawl. The ladies show off the most recent installment of the BMFA Rockin' Sock Club - times 3! They also discuss the Sock The Vote event going on at the Singlehandedknits Podcast, Sheila's summer vacation and the latest installment in Wendy's Problem With Driving.
Show Notes

On The Dance Card:

Loud & Proud Socks: Play At Life Sockie Maki in the Loud & Proud colorway.  Wendy's made-up pattern on US 1.5/2.5mm needles
Judy B: by Kimberly Gintar ($5 on Rav). Into The Whirled handspun Polwarth/Silk, Gwydir colorway. US6/4.0mm needles.
Little Batty:  A bat-themed shawl Wendy is designing.  BMFA Socks That Rock medium in the  Rook-y colorway, US 6/4.0mm needles.
Secret Knitting: Is still going on. We are having trouble with the yarn colorway.

Spice Boy by Yarnissima on Lorna's Laces Sport Mate.

Rate Your Date:

Both have Nothing

Whirlwind Romance:

Into The Whirled BFL Top, Fierce & Flawless coordinate colorway, 4oz, 2-plied with Enchanted Knoll Farms Wool, bamboo, silk, sari silk, sparkle, 4oz. about 520 yds finished yarn in 2 skeins.

Future Dates:

Sheila is thinking of a hat for her brother.
No ideas yet for Wendy

Crushes and Heartbreaks:

Sheila has a tooth ache and is loving the olypmic coverage by NBC

Wendy's Knee Status: All is going well.
Car Accident: Commerce Insurance Commerce Cares program is awesome. My car was in the body shop within 4 hours of the accident.

Baubles & Bling:

Sheila shows of her Multiple Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rock club shipment.  She also shares a lovely pair of socks made by Nancy, Wendy's Mom.

Nothing for Wendy

Gossip & Innuendo:

Sheila talks about vacation  and the shows she went too.

Sock The Vote: A little birdie told us that there is an event called Sock The Vote on the Singlehandedknits Podcast group. You can learn more about it by going to the Rav group or watching the Singlehandedknits podcast. We were recommended by yarn-vs-zombies as a team mascot! So if you are a member of the group or want to do the event (there are kits for the toe-up and cuff down parties, and you can also be a member of the green party, where no purchase is available). Sounds like fun!

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