Saturday, February 7, 2015

Episode 195: Little Dutch Girl

This week we are working on vanilla toe-up socks, Rise and Shine socks, the Hitofude cardigan and the Bucilla Christmas stocking. FOs include Sheila's two Lined Beanies, ear bud cozy and her Gradient Wrap Cowl. Wendy has a sock PHD. Wendy shows the February installment of her Story Time cross stitch, and Sheila shows off her first BMFA club offering. Both Wendy and Sheila show their awesome sock rulers. We draw the monthly KAL/CAL winners and the Earth's Wonders pattern winners, and announce a fabulous new contest from Knittingsmybag!!


KAL/CAL:  Show us what you knit that is Pink, Red, Orange or Yellow:  Warm color theme this month!  A winner will be drawn next week.  We will also be drawing the winners of the Earth's Wonder Collection patterns, so tune in for Ep 195.

On The Dance Card:

Wendy is working on:

Hitofude Cardigan by Hiroko Fukatsu in Enchanted Knoll Farms sock

Rise and Shine Socks by Mari Muinonen / tikru in Fibernymph Bedazzled sock yarn in the Sad Panda colorway.

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

Sheila is working on:

A vanilla toe-up sock in Patons sock, Spring Leaf Stripes colorway

Rate Your Date:

Wendy finished:

One sock.

Sheila finished:

Lined Beanie by Heather Kinne in Patons and  Cascade 220

Gradient Wrap Cowl by Elizabeth Smith in Patons and mystery wool

Earbud Pouch by Mary Keenan in BMFA leftovers

Whirlwind Romance:

Wendy completed the February installment of her Story Time classics sampler:  The Secret Garden.

Future Dates:

Sheila plans to make socks and Jackyll and Hide ski masks by Saskia de Feijter.

Wendy plans to knit socks from her Tumbleweed Yarn "Sugar Skulls" colorway

Baubles & Bling:

Sheila shows off her BMFA club offering.  Both Sheila and Wendy show their sock rulers from

Gossip & Innuendo:

We drew contest winners for the monthly KAL/CAL and Earth's Wonders patterns!


You can win an amazing Knittingsmybag bag with a coordinating skein of Knittyandcolor yarn!  Just post in the contest thread on Ravelry telling us what project you would make with the yarn to keep in your bag.  We will draw a lucky winner in episode 197!

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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