Monday, December 16, 2013

Episode 138: The Finger

This week's WIPs include Sheila's gloves and Wendy's thrummed mittens. Finished objects include two kinds of dish cloths, Knotty Gloves, baby mittens and Norwegian baby hats. We draw winners for three contests this week: Stetson Capelet, Swants Dance and Swants donation. 

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:

Kieran Knits Thrummed Mittens by Helene Driesen in Malabrigo worsted and Frabjous Fibers merino in the Patina colorway

Sheila is working on:

Urban Necessity Gloves in Patons wool, modified slightly.

Knitted Kitty by Lillian in scrap wool.

Clapotis by Kate Gilbert in Seacoast Handpainted Silk and Ivory in the Antique color way

Rate Your Date:

Wendy finished:

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

Elfin Cap by Bernat Design Studio in Zitron Unisono (3mo and 6mo sizes) (328 yds)

Baby Mittens by Malin Nilsson in Zitron Unisono

Sheila finished:

Grandmother's Favorite Dishcloth in Sugar and Cream cotton

DW Darrell Waltrip Dishcloth by Rhonda White in Sugar and Cream cotton

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:

Nothing this week.

Gossip & Innuendo:

We drew prizes for the Swants and Swants donations, as well as for the Stetson Court Capelet pattern by Carolyn Noyes.

Don't forget to get your Christmas themed Stitched by Jessalu Bags before they are all gone!  Also. check out the Mad Color Fiber Arts club Mad Geek Tour !  The upcoming theme is Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and the club will feature an SBJL bag!!  I've previewed the fabric and it is AWESOME!

New Contest:

Want to win a pattern e-book from designer Amy King, also known as Spunky Eclectic?  Check out her two latest releases:  Diamonds for Jess and Terraced and tell us which of her amazing yarns you would knit them in!  The contest thread is here.

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