Sunday, March 22, 2015

Episode 201: Knit Like Iron

This week's WIPs include socks, Hitofude cardigan and the Retiarius cowl. FOs include Sheila's No-Purl Monkeys. Featured Babules and Bling include two Knittingsmybag bags. We drew a winner for the Socks for Jeans book and announced a fabulous Knittingmybag Bag and Yarn contest!


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

Shout Outs:

We have a new contest:  Win a Knittingsmybag bag and coordinating skein of yarn!  Details in the contest thread in our Ravelry group.

Thank you to Netta for the knitting needles for Lily.  She loves them!  And thank you to Betty4Fiber for the donation!

We drew a winner for the Socks for Jeans eBook by Deborah Tomasello this week.

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

Retiarius in Spunky Eclectic Mammoth Yarn in the Rock Lobster colorway

Sheila is working on:

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

Rate Your Date:

Wendy finished:

One no purl monkey.

Sheila finished:

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

Whirlwind Romance:

Wendy showed the Loop Batt she is spinning in the Strobe color way

Future Dates:

Wendy might knit with her Fibernymph Lucky Cat yarn.  Both Wendy and Sheila plan on knitting some baby things.  Sheila will probably use Cascade Fixation.  Wendy may purchase something at Maryland Sheep and Wool

Baubles & Bling:

Wendy purchased:

Two Knittingsmybag bags.

Gossip & Innuendo:


Want to win a beautiful Knittingsmybag bag and some coordinating yarn?  Tell us what you would knit with the yarn that matches the bag.  This months Bag/Yarn combo includes Numma Numma yarn!  Check out the contest thread in our group for a photograph of the prize and more info.  A winner will be chosen in Episode 203.

We drew a winner of Socks for Jeans by Deborah Tomasello!

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

1 comment:

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