Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Episode 50 - Broken


Show Notes:

Intro: Sheila aka Sheilad37 and Wendy aka Pennywenny.
March KAL is for the Neck; Shawls, Shawlette, Cowl, or Scarf.  Tag you projects with K1H2NeckKal.
On The Dance Card:
Wendy has Creastview by Cecily Glowik MacDonald. 
Get Back Backpack by Claire Crompton form the Book “The Knitters Bible: Knitted Bags.”
Lotus Blossom Sock of her own design, soon to be released. She is also working on a shawlette pattern of her own design.

Sheila has Wonderfull Wallaby by Carol Anderson .
Toe Up Socks With a Difference by Wendy D. Johnson.

Rate Your Date:
Wendy finished Lisianthus by Rosemary Hill with Ivy Branbles Romantica in the Night Sky Colorway form Yarn and Fiber Company using US 3/3.25mm needles. 

Sheila finished her Detailed To Up sock by Wendy D. Johnson using sKnitches Uniques on US 1.5/2.5mm.
She also finished a square using the Barn Raising Quilt pattern by Shelly Mackie and Larissa Brown.

Whirlwind Romance:
Nothing this week from either Wendy or Sheila.

Future Dates:
Wendy is planning on the Rosebud Trellis Cowl by Kathy Monahan. 
Sheila is planning on finishing up the hoody for her son.

Crushes and Heartbreaks:
Wendy's heartbreak is her knee, her crush is the wonderfull viewers and internet friends that have been super nice to us this week.
Sheila's heartbreak is her sweater sleeves, her crush is that her hubby got a job.

Baubles and Bling:
Wendy's List:
  Mad Color Fiber Arts 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon 4ox Slow Burn braid of fiber.
  Good Karma Yarn Batt, Alpaca, Wook, Sari silk and spakles and tussah silk, 8 oz.
  Enchanted Knoll Farms wool, silk, sari silk and sparkle, 6oz (2 batts) in the Freshwater Pearl Colorway.
  String Theory Hand Dyed Yarn: in merino DK in the North Haven Colorway.
  Jessalu spinning wheel bag.
  Lavender scented Carnuba Wax and spinning wheel oil from Magical Moons
  Beautiful Shawl knitted by Steve of DramaticKnits: Milkweek Shawl by Laura Chau out fo Drgonfly Fiber Dance Rustic Silk in the Roasted Espresso Colorway.

Sheila's List (a lot smaller)
  Cowboy Cowl Pattern gifted to her by Candy (Kandiland)
  Chaiogoo needles from Melody (Melrawknits)
  Woolen Rabbit: WW Kashmir worsted weight 80% wool, 10 % cashmere, 10% nylon. (2 skeins).
  Good Karma Yarn 60% merino, 40 % alpaca in the Lightning Bug colorway.
  Lovely socks by Steve of DramaticKnits.  The Mae Finch Socks in Mountain Colors Barefoot.

Gossip and Innuendo: 
We announce the winners of the sock KAL for the prizes.
Ivy Brambles Romantica
Twisted and Twining by Lisa Beamer
Rosebud Trellis Cowl by Kathy Monahan
Crosswords at the Coffee Shop by Karrie Steinmetz


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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Episode 48: Heart Day


 Show Notes:

Introductions: Sheila aka Sheilad37 and Wendy aka Pennywenny on Ravelry.
Thank you to Rahsann(Teaganblue) and Nancy for your donations, we greatly appreciate it.
Thank you to everyone for the lovely Valentine's Day cards on Ravelry, that was really sweet of all of you.

On The Dance Card:
Wendy Lisianthus by Rosemary Hill US 3 / 3.25 mm and US 4 / 3.5mm in Ivy Brambles Romantica in the Night Sky colorway.    Crestview by Cecily Glowik MacDonald using Classic Elite Duchess bulky yarn. Wendy is also working on a shawlette design and will be out soon.

Sheila is working on Super Easy Baby Blanket by Purl Soho on US 8 / 5.00mm us.ing 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. Sheila is also working on test knitting the shawl version of Crosswords at the Coffee Shop by Karrie Steinmetz (Knitpurlgurl) in Arucania worsted in pinks and purples on US 8 / 5.0mm.

Rate your Date:
Wendy finished her Spectra by Stephen West on US 5 / 3.75 mm with Madeline Tosh Sock in Midnight Rendevous and Crystal Palace Mini Mochi Color 304.
Sheila has nothing this week.

Whrilwind Romance:
Fat Cat Knits 6 oz of Polworth in the Wayfarer Colorway.

Future Dates:
Wendy is planning on casting on for the back pack out of her handspun.
Sheila is planning on casting on for Wendy's sock in her Socks that Rock Jingle Bell colorway that Wendy gave her for Christmas.

Crushes and Heartbreaks:
Wendy has a heartbreak with all the editing for our Sock Darning Tutrial found here.
Sheila crushes over a note that was sent via Ravelry by HalfbakedKnitWit

Baubles and Bling:
Wendy shares her Into The Whirled Polwarth Silk Blend inspired by the "Tudors" for the Completely Twisted and Aribtrary spinners group. Wendy also purchased th Spinners Control Card from Art Club.
Sheila shows off some Blue Moon Fiber Socks that Rock in the heavyweight "mudslide" colorway she purchased through Ravelry Destash.

Gossip and Innuendo:
Wendy shares that her sock pattern is out for test knitting.
Wendy continues with The Year of You theme:  Marc and Angel Hack Life: Practical Tips for Productive Living. "30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself."
16. Stop being jealous of others.
17. Stop complaining and feeling sorry for yourself.
18. Stop holding grudges.

Sheila share a very quick review of the Chiagoo Needles Red Cabled lace.

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Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Episode 47 - Short But Sweet


Show Notes

Intro: Sheila aka Sheilad37 and Wendy aka Pennywenny on Ravelry.
Thank you to Judi L. for your donation.
Winding down the sock KAL here.

On The Dance Card:
Sheila is working on Super Easy Baby Blanket by Purl Soho on US 8 / 5.00mm us.ing 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.  Sheila has mostly been working on the Urban Necessity Mitts by Colleen Michele on US 5 / 3.75 and US 6 / 4.m in various wool.

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.)   Crestview by Cecily Glowik MacDonald using Classic Elite Duchess bulky yarn. Lotus Blossom Sock by Wendy, have 3 test knitters lined up and should be out soon.

Rate Your Date:
Sheila has finished working on the Urban Necessity Mitts by Colleen Michele on US 5 / 3.75 and US 6 / 4.m in various wool.
Wendy has nothing.

Whrilwind Romance:
Spunky Eclectic 100% Targhee in the REd Rover Colorway, 20 oz completed.

Future Dates:
Sheila still planning on starting the Tidepool Spiral Shawl by Wendy Johnson with Wollmeise La Digitessa.
Wedny is working on a design for a shawl or scarf next.

Crushes and Heartbreaks:
Sheila had a little heartbreak with the Hoody.
Wendy crushed on the movie "One for the Money" base on the Janet Evanovich book.

Baubles and Bling:
Sheila shows off her first shipment of the Blue Moon Socks that Rock Sock Club.  Gorgeous.
Wendy shows off her lates Fat Cat Knits colorway.

Gossip and Innuendo:
Sheila talks about work horse yarns like, Regia, Opal, and anything with nylon for kids socks.

13. Stop getting involved in relationships for the wrong reason.
14. Stop rejecting new realationships just because old ones didn't work.
15. Stop trying to compete against everyone else.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Episode 46: Short Week

Show Notes:

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.
 
Charity around the web, Sadie or Blueruin fromYarnivore is working on snuggles for animals, Mellisa or Meliabella from His and Hers and Sarah from Rainlover are both walking for Breast Cancer and Erin from Mommyneedsyarn has put up a pattern for Autism Speaks.

On The Dance Card:
Sheila is working on Super Easy Baby Blanket by Purl Soho on US 8 / 5.00mm us.ing 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.  Sheila has mostly been working on the Urban Necessity Mitts by Colleen Michele on US 5 / 3.75 and US 6 / 4.m in various wool.
KnittingsMyBag shop and her flikr set for fabric that she has available.

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. Crestview by Cecily Glowik MacDonald using Classic Elite Duchess bulky yarn.

Rate Your Date:
Sheila has a finished pair of mitts.
Wendy has nothing finished.

Whrilwind Romance:
Spunky Eclectic 100% Targhee in the REd Rover Colorway, 20 oz completed. 

Future Dates:
Wendy is working on a shawl using some of her handspun.
Sheila is hoping to finish someof her projects and maybe start a felted bag with some of her wool scraps.

Crushes and Heartbreaks:
Wendy's crush has been her Crestview, more knitter error than anything.
Sheila has her tooth yet again, and her coworkers.

Baubles and Bling:
Wendy received a lovely bab from Lois of KnittingsMyBag.
Sheila has nothing.

Gossip and Innuendo:
We will be working on a sock darning tutorial and post hopefully next week.
Continuing The Year of You theme:  Marc and Angel Hack Life: Practical Tips for Productive Living.
"30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself."

10. Stop exclusively looking to others for happiness.
11. Stop being idle.
12. Stop thinking your are not ready.

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