Sunday, October 27, 2013

Episode 133: She Did It!

Sheila gets her phlebotomy certificate! This week's WIPs include Sheila's Spice Man socks, and Wendy's improvised cashmere cowl, Knotty gloves, Hiro sweater and Semele shawl. Wendy brought back an old FO with its button finally sewed on, the Spiral Cowl. Baubles and bling include Tess Yarn and Into the Whirled Yarn, bought at Rhinebeck on Sunday. We draw two winners for the Train to Maine contests. 

  Show Notes 

KAL/CAL:  TWO KAL/CALs this time!  Join us in knitting a Sweater and/or Hats for Charity.

On The Dance Card:

Wendy is working on:

Improvised Cowl in Tess Yarns Kitten in the turquoise and black colorway.

Semele by Asa Tricosa ($6 on Rav) in Leading Men Fiber Arts Ghostlight lace in the Envy colorway.

Hiro Sweater by Julia Farwell-Clay ($7 on Rav) in Valley Yarns Berkshire

Knotty Gloves by Julia Mueller in Dream in Color Smooshy, Dusky Aurora colorway.

Sheila is working on:

Spice Man by Yarnissima in Socks That Rock light weight in the Cables of Wrath colorway.

Rate Your Date:

Wendy finally finished her Spiral Cowl by Keri McKiernan in custom dyed Spinning Fates worsted yarn from the Knittingsmybag Christmas 2012 BAM kit.

Whirlwind Romance:

Nothing this week.

Future Dates:

Wendy plans on finishing her current WIPs

Sheila plans on making a pair of felted clogs by Bev Galeskas ($7.95 on Rav) for herself and reknitting Rye Socks by Tincanknits for her son, since the first sock was too small.

Baubles & Bling:

Wendy bought:

Tess Yarn Kitten in the turquoise and black colorway

Into The Whirled Delhi yarn in the Qualinesti and Squeak colorways

Sheila bought:

Tess Yarn Superwash Merino in the black and white colorway.

Gossip & Innuendo:

We announced the winners of the Train to Maine contest and the Where's Carolyn? Contest hosted by designer Carolyn Noyes.

Wendy will be attending the following upcoming events.  Come up and say hello and I'll give you a button!

Fiber Festival of New England in West Springfield, MA on November 2-3.  Wendy will attend.  Post in the group if you are attending and want to meet up.

Stitches East in Hartford, CT on November 7-10.  Wendy will attend.  Post in the group if you are attending and want to meet up.

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