Thursday, August 30, 2012

Episode 76: Not Enough Ruffles

The ladies bring their usual project chat, including Sheila's Zauberball Wingspan progress, Wendy's Just Enough Ruffles fail, and a peek at one of the early prototypes for Wendy's current secret knitting!

Show Notes

Last week of our KAL's Check them out.

On The Dance Card:

Sheila is working on the Wingspan Shawlette by Maylin Tri'Coterie Designs in
Schoppel-Wolle Zauberball on US 4 /3.25 mm needles.

Wendy is working on her Loud and Proud socks with Play At Life Sockie Maki in the Loud & Proud colorway. US1.5/2.5mm needles. No love

Little Batty is a bat-themed shawl I’m doing for my next pattern. It is on the needles
and I am charting as I knit. BMFA Socks That Rock medium in Rook-y colorway. No

Just Enough Ruffles by Laura Chau (about $4 on Rav) in Malabrigo Worsted in the
Lime Blue colorway. Read the pattern wrong and didn’t notice until I was about to bind

Rate Your Date:

Sheila has nothing.
Wendy finished her Secret Knitting Prototype #1
Secret Knitting Sample

Thanks to Pattisand, Loonyhiker and Crazyhouse for testing.

Whirlwind Romance:


Future Dates:

Sheila wants to work on organizing her stash

Wendy is looking to knit Bus Hat by Kylie Mcdonnell-Wade (Free on Rav.) with handspun in Captain Tightpants from Into the Whirled

Crushes and Heartbreaks:

Sheila crushes are Kids in school, Knitting Tirathlete raised over $16,000 and Lynn will be doing her drawing soon, and her house is getting painted.  Her heartbreaks are that her dryer is toast.
Wendy has an update on her Knee, getting better per her PT.  Her cell phone is back to normal after dropping it in a bowl of water.

Baubles & Bling: 

Sheila has nothing to show.
Wendy has some BMFA Mediumweight in STR mystery bag, she gets to keep this one and Sheila picked a skein for her birthday.

Dragon Brook Yarns : 140 yds worsted weight 95% wool 5% Llama, in the Eggplant
color way. I love it so much, but I will be putting it into the pool as a prize!

Gossip & Innuendo:

Rhinebeck  October 20 & 21, we will be there Friday and Saturday nights, can't wait.

New KAL:

Charity knitting! Because we are nearing the time of holiday giving, it will get us in the mood.

Wrapped in Stitches Preemie Blanket Drive

At the 3 Stitches Podcast (a mother and two daughters) Check out their Rav group 3-Stitches for more details. The contest starts on August 12 and goes through October 14th, and the object is to make blankets for preemies. Free patterns are linked in the thread.

Kimberly Gintar’s new pattern Awareness in Lace And Ribbons: Check pattern page for detail.

Emily’s Hats For Hope:
Started by a 17 year old seeking donations of hats for the impoverished in Appalachia, and has now spread across the country to spin off groups.  You can join the ravelry group (they make things other than hats, too)

Have a great week and Knit With Heart!!!

1 comment:

Enid said...

Hi Girls,
congrats on your 1K!!!!!
Great episode, as usual.
Looking forward to seeing the colours of the fibre when spun up.
take care,