Saturday, May 4, 2013

Episode 110: Wendy Rants Again

The ladies don't have a lot of projects this week since the last recording was only days earlier. Sheila shows her ongoing Wonderful Wallaby sweater, Wendy shows the Vortex blanket, Aquaphobia socks and Chicken Viking Hat. Wendy gives an update on her friend who was injured in the Boston Marathon bombings and rants about the conspiracy theorists on the internet. Featuring the April 2013 ITW club offering this week. 

Show Notes:

If you would like to donate to aid the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, please go to The One Fund.

KAL/CAL:  Baby/Child Theme.  Post a picture of your finished items for babies or kids in the thread in our group between now and May 31.  Rules and additional information are HERE.

On The Dance Card:

Sheila is working on:

Wonderful Wallaby by Carol A. Anderson in a toddler size.  She is using a Knit Picks yarn, but is not certain which base it is.

Wendy is working on:

Chicken Viking Hat by Sarah Mundy, in Berocco Vintage worsted on US5/3.75mm and US6/4mm needles.  Modified to fit a 3-6 mo old.

Vortex Throw  by Lisa Gentry in Lion Brand Wool-Ease on a USH/5mm hook.  Will be gifted to our friend who was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing.

Aquaphobia Socks by Crystal Flanagan in Into The Whirled Pakkoku sock in the Muse pooling color way.  A Project of Shame brought back into the line up!

Rate Your Date:

Nothing this week.

Whirlwind Romance:

Wendy is STILL spinning:

Dyeabolical Yarns Portuguese Merino in the Flower Shop Inferno color way.

Future Dates:

Wendy plans on knitting:

Seashell Shawl by Ivy Brambles Yarn in Blue Moon Fiber Arts Silk Thread II.

Sheila plans on knitting:

A dishcloth of her own design with a button strap.

Baubles & Bling:

Into The Whirled April 2013 Club Offering "Sansa" on BFL Top

Gossip & Innuendo:

NH Sheep & Wool, Saturday May 11-12, 2013, Deerfield, NH.  Wendy plans to attend this event.

Rhode Island Sheep & Fiber Festival, Saturday, May 18, 2013, Bristol, RI

Webs Tent Sale, Saturday, May 18, 2013, Northampton, MA (Stitched by Jessalu is vending!)

MA Sheep & Wool Saturday May 25-26, 2013, Cummington, MA.  Wendy and Sheila plan to attend this event.

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