Saturday, March 9, 2013

Episode 102: House of Contagion and Pestilence

Wendy and Sheila bring you the usual projects, including Sheila's Iris Mystery Shawl and Wendy's Breakwater sweater. Sheila reviews her BMFA Socks That Rock club membership from 2012, Wendy shows three of her latest spinning projects and we discuss the Mid-Atalantic Burn Camp charity auction by Firemedic on Ravelry.
Show Notes

KAL/CAL:  Post a picture of your washcloth and/or dishcloths in the thread in our group between now and March 31.  We will pick a winner from all photo entries at the end of the contest.

On The Dance Card:

Sheila is working on:

Harvest Dew Socks by Rose Hiver (free on Rav) in Lorna's Laces Sportmate sock yarn in the Zombie BBQ color way.

Iris, Goddess of Rainbow Shawl by Natasha Vogele (about $5 on Rav) in Wollmeise 80/20 sock yarn in the Zenzi color way.

Wendy is working on:

Breakwater pullover by Cecily Glowik MacDonald, ($6 on Rav) in String Theory Caper Sock in the Canyon color way.  US 6/4mm needle.

In The Pink by Izzy Knits (free on Ravelry) in Schoppel Wolle Zauberball in the Denim/Stonewashed color way.

Rate Your Date:

Lacuna by Angeleah McGarrah ($5 on Rav)  in Spinning Fates Shiva Sock in the Hyacinth Bucket colorway commissioned by Lois from Knittingsmybag as a Christmas present to Wendy.  US5/3.5mm needle.  Wendy shows it blocked this week.

Whirlwind Romance:

Wendy is STILL spinning:

Dyeabolical Yarns Portuguese Merino in the Flower Shop Inferno color way

Highland Handmades SW Merino/Merino/Silk Top in The Man in Black color way.

Wendy spun:

CJ Kopec Creations Polwarth Silk Top in the Death to Ovarian Cancer color way.

Future Dates:


Baubles & Bling:


Gossip & Innuendo:

Blue Moon Fiber Arts Rockin' Sock Club  Sheila reviews her year-long membership in the club in 2012.

North Shore Yarn Crawl 2013 March 14-17 at various yarn stores on the North Shore of Massachusetts. We probably won’t attend, but it is a fun day of yarn shopping with store event discounts and lots of chances to win drawing prizes.  We are considering a meet-up at a local yarn store on Saturday that weekend for those who are going to be around.  Check this thread on our Ravelry group.

Charity Auction for the Mid-Atlantic Burn Camp Firemedic on Ravelry is auctioning a beautiful blanket to support the Mid-Atlantic Burn Camp.  You can get all of the details on her project page link, or check out her Facebook page here.

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