Saturday, December 7, 2013

Episode 137: Hang On To Your Shoes

It's an epic WIP week for Sheila, who is working on a pair of gloves, a pair of socks and a Clapotis! Wendy is dedicated to finishing up a pair of Knotty gloves. The FO this week is Wendy's Modified Rockefeller. Baubles and Bling include Gypsy Girl Creations, I Knit and Dye, and Leading Men Fiber Arts. We draw a prize for the Head To Toe Kids' Accessories and Wendy reveals a peek at her Swants of Shame! 

  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:

Knotty Gloves by Julie Mueller in Dream in Color Smooshy, Dusky Aurora color way.

Semele by Asa Tricosa in Leading Men Fiber Arts Ghostlight Lace, Envy color way.

Rate Your Date:

Wendy finished:

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

Whirlwind Romance:

Nothing this week.

Future Dates:

Wendy plans on knitting Brickless by Martina Behm with Malabrigo sock in an impromptu knit-along with a couple of friends who also missed the Brickless boat a few months ago.

Sheila plans on making Felted Clogs by Bev Galeskas and Striped Cotton Cowl by Purl Soho in kitchen cotton with embroidery floss.

Baubles & Bling:

Wendy received

I Knit or Dye Rubber Sole yarn in purple from GigiLondon

Sheila received

I Knit or Dye Rubber Sole yarn in green from GigLondon

Gypsy Girl Creations Transitions yarn in a green gradient

Wendy purchased

Fitbit band in hot pink.

Sheila purchased

Leading Men Fiber Arts Ghostlight Lace in the Envy color way

Gossip & Innuendo:

Wendy has made Swants for charity!  Stay tuned for the epic Swants Dance video.  Also, next week, Wendy will draw two prizes:  one from the people who made Swants and posted a picture in the thread, and one from the people who donated to charity.

We drew a winner of the new Cooperative Press book Head to Toe: Kids' Knit Accessories by Katya Frankel.  Thanks for playing!

New Contest:

Want to win a copy of the Stetson Court Capelet and a $10 gift card to Webs?  Tell me which yarn you would use to knit this pattern in our contest thread.  We will draw a winner at the end of our next podcast!  Also, in case you aren't the winner, stay tuned next week for an awesome coupon code!

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