Saturday, February 14, 2015

Episode 196: Cabin Fever

This week's WIPs include the Hitofude cardigan, Bucilla Christmas stocking, vanilla toe-up socks and the Urbana scarf. FO was Wendy's Sad Panda socks. Featured Baubles and Bling was Wendy's rabbit scissors from Alice in Stitches on etsy. We spend a long time ranting about the frozen tundra our area has become!


KAL/CAL:  Patterns that are underappreciated (less than 30 projects listed).

Shout Outs:

Don't forget to enter the Knittingsmybag contest!  Winners will be drawn next episode (197).  Also, thanks to Blueberrychick for the shout out on her blog Bedesisters!

On The Dance Card:

Wendy is working on:

Hitofude Cardigan by Hiroko Fukatsu in Enchanted Knoll Farms sock

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

Urbana by Stephen West in BMFA STR Heavyweight, Mudslide colorway

Rate Your Date:

Wendy finished:

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

Whirlwind Romance:


Future Dates:

Sheila plans to improvise a cabled headband that is lined.

Wendy plans to knit socks from her Tumbleweed Yarn "Sugar Skulls" colorway and also knit Quanik by Amy King in stash yarn.

Baubles & Bling:

Wendy purchased:

Rabbit embroidery scissors from Alice in Stitches Arts

Gossip & Innuendo:


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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