Sunday, January 25, 2015

Episode 193: Shh-WING!

This week, we are working on a lined beanie, Swirl E. Socks and Bucilla Christmas Stocking. FOs include Easy by Martina Behm and one sock. Wendy also shows two finished cross stitch patterns and the finished first installment of her Story Time cross stitch. Baubles and bling include the news that Sheila joined the BMFA 10th Anniversary Sock Club and Wendy received her Fibernymph Sad Panda on the Bedazzled base. We also introduce a new contest for Angeleah McGarrah's 6 new Shawl Patterns.


KAL/CAL:  Show us what you knit that is Pink, Red, Orange or Yellow:  Warm color theme this month!  A winner will be drawn at the end of January.

We also want to that Mary for her generous donation to the podcast.  We are so appreciative of your support!

On The Dance Card:

Wendy is working on:

Swirl E. Socks by Susie White in White Birch Fiber Arts "It's How We Roll" colorway

Bucilla Christmas Stocking in Red Heart Super Saver (various colors)

Sheila is working on:

Lined Beanie by Heather Kinne in Cascade 220

Rate Your Date:

Wendy finished:

One sock.

Sheila finished:

Easy by Martina Behm in her Gypsy Girl Creations gradient yarn.

Whirlwind Romance:

Wendy shows two completed cross-stitch projects and her first month installment of the Story Time sampler.

Future Dates:

Wendy will make:

Hitofude Cardigan by Hiroko Fukatsu in Enchanted Knoll Farms sock

Sheila will make:

Color Affection by Veera Valimaki in BMFA sock yarn

Baubles & Bling:

Sheila announces that she joined the BMFA 10th Anniversary Sock Club

Wendy received:

Fibernymph Bedazzled sock yarn in the Sad Panda colorway.

Gossip & Innuendo:


Want to win one of the patterns from Designer Angeleah McGarrah's Earth's Wonder Collection?  One of these gorgeous patterns can be yours if you post in the thread in our group telling us which shawl you would knit and what color you would knit it in!  AND:  if you don't want to wait for two weeks to find out who won the patterns, you can either purchase the eBook collection or any of the individual patterns for 25% off with code ewc25 until the end of February 2015!   Winners will be drawn in Episode 195.

2015 Fiber Events

NETA Spin and Knit Spa, Freeport ME,  Friday Feb 27 -  Sunday March 1, 2015

Connecticut Sheep Wool & Fiber Festival, Vernon CT, Saturday Apr 25, 2015

Gore Place Sheep Shearing Festival, Waltham, MA, Sat Apr 25, 2015

Maryland Sheep and Wool, West Friendship, MD Saturday May 2 - Sunday May 3, 2015

New Hampshire Sheep & Wool Festival, Deerfield NH, Saturday 
May 9 - Sunday May 10, 2015

Rhode Island Wool & Fiber Festival, Coggeshall Farm Museum, Bristol RI Saturday 
May 16, 2015

Webs Annual Tent Sale, Northampton, MA Saturday May 16 - Sunday May 17, 2015

Massachusetts Sheep & Woolcraft Fair, Cummington MA Saturday 
May 23 - Sunday May 24, 2015

Maine Fiber Frolic, Windsor ME, Saturday Jun 6 - Sunday Jun 7, 2015

Fiber Revival, Newburyport, MA TBA Aug 2015

Finger Lakes Fiber Arts Festival, Hemlock NY Sat 
Sep19 - Sun Sep 20, 2015

Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival, Greenwich NY Sat 
Sep 26 - Sun Sep 27, 2015

Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival, Tunbridge VT Sat 
Oct 3 - Sun Oct 4, 2015

New York State Sheep & Wool Festival, Rhinebeck NY Saturday 
Oct 17 - Sunday Oct 18, 2015

Fiber Festival of New England, West Springfield MA Saturday 
Nov 7 - Sunday Nov 8, 2015

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