Monday, November 18, 2013

Episode 135: Wonky is the Word of the Week

This week's FOs include a Hiro with non-wonky neckline, Yarnissima's Spice Man socks in BMFA STR, and two different dishcloth patterns. WIPs include Semele, Rockefeller and Sheila's glove adaptation. Baubles and Bling featured are MadTosh sock from Stitches East and the ever-present Tervis Cup! Stick around until the end to learn more about Swants, the new fashion sweeping the nation. 

  Show Notes 

KAL/CAL:  We are hosting a Selfish Knitting KAL for the months of November and December!  Anything you knit for yourself during this time period can be entered to win.

On The Dance Card:

Wendy is working on:

Rockefeller by Stephen West ($6 on Rav) in MadTosh Sock in the Dr. Zhivago's Sky and Denim color ways.

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

Sheila is working on:

Gloves for her son (improvised) in Patons Wool

Rate Your Date:

Wendy finished:

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

Sheila finished:

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

Grandmother's Favorite Washcloth in Peaches n' Cream Christmas colored cotton

Another dishcloth with this design in the same yarn.

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:

Sheila received:

Tervis 24oz cup in the Owls pattern

Wendy purchased:

Knittingsmybag medium bag in a flowered pattern.

MadTosh Sock in Dr. Zhivago's Sky and Denim colorways

Wendy received:

Awesome Jean Luc Picard action figs and a carry case from the Awesome Netta!

Gossip & Innuendo:

You can check out the Swants tutorial on Stephen West's website!  You can also watch a video of him dancing in Swants here.

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