Sunday, March 15, 2015

Episode 200: Going on 5 Years


KAL/CAL:  Patterns that are well-loved (more than 1000 projects listed).  A winner will be drawn in April.

Shout Outs:

Don't forget to post in the contest thread and try to win the Socks for Jeans eBook by Deborah Tomasello.

We drew two special prize winners from our member list in honor of the 200th episode!

Sheila showed her Karbonz knitting needles, as people were curious about them.  She also showed her Cubics.  Both are manufactured by Knitter's Pride.

On The Dance Card:

Wendy is working on:

No Purl Monkeys by Cookie A in Knitpicks Felici (Sorbet colorway)

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

No Purl Monkeys by Cookie A in Socks That Rock, Rare Gems Fire colorway

Rate Your Date:

Wendy finished:

Traffic Island Socks by Nicola W (RedScot) in Tumbleweed Yarns Sugar Skull colorway

Sheila finished:

One of her No Purl Monkeys

Gradient Wrap Cowl (technically finished some time ago, but she added buttons)

Whirlwind Romance:

Wendy had no progress on the March installment of the Frosted Pumpkin Storytime Sampler

Future Dates:

Sheila plans to stick to socks right now, possibly Flutterby Socks by Shannon Robelino

Wendy plans to cast on Retiarius in Spunky Eclectic Mammoth Yarn in the Rock Lobster colorway

Baubles & Bling:

Wendy purchased:

Fibery Friends Sampler from The Cottage Needle

Yarn Enabler self-striping sock yarn in the Foxy Gentleman colorway

Gossip & Innuendo:


Don't miss your chance to win a free copy of Socks for Jeans by Deborah Tomasello!  7 gorgeous color way sock patterns to challenge and delight you.  Just post in our contest thread telling us which of the 7 patterns is your favorite.  A winner will be drawn in Episode 201.

We drew 2 winners in celebration of our 200th episode!

2015 Fiber Events

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


Anna (alcatmom) said...

Just an FYI - our Joanne's will take all coupons that you have so if you have a one item coupon on paper and another in your phone app you can use them both.

Anna DeBoover said...

My socks stand up just like Sheila's! :D