Sunday, February 7, 2016

Episode 238: Snow Removal Chat


This week we show Jeck socks, Cache Cache cowl, Indigo Frost poncho and vanilla cuff down socks. FOs include vanilla toe up socks and one cuff down sock. Featured Baubles and Bling from Dyeabolical Yarns' new self-striping sock line, and monkey themed gifts, as well as handspun from our gal Pat. Sheila draws the first winner of the ongoing BMFA KAL/CAL.

Shout Outs:

Jan/Feb KAL/CAL will be to finish works in progress!  Get those old projects off the needles and start the new year off right.

Sheila is also hosting a Blue Moon Fiber Arts KAL/CAL that will continue throughout the year and includes any projects made from Blue Moon Fiber Arts yarn.  This week, she draws a winner for January!!!

We are still running a contest to win Amazing Lace!  Don't forget to enter.

On The Dance Card:

Wendy is working on:

Jeck Sock by Regina Satta in Fibernymph Dye Works Bounce base, Lucky Cat colorway.

Cache Cache Cowl by Kiki Kawaii in Into the Whirled Manchester sock cashmere/merino/nylon yarn, Double Rainbow colorway

Indigo Frost Poncho by Isabell Kraemer in Dream in Color Classy in the In Vino Veritas colorway with scraps for the color work.

Sheila is working on:

Vanilla cuff down sock in Patons Blue Striped Ragg.

Rate Your Date:

Sheila finished:

Vanilla toe-up socks in a BMFA STR mediumweight Mill End

One patons cuff-down sock.

Whirlwind Romance:


Future Dates:

Sheila will knit socks.

Wendy needs to finish her other projects.

Baubles & Bling:

Wendy received:

Dyeabolical Yarns Targhee sock in the Derby Girl (big stripe) colorway.

Dyeabolical Yarns lip balm in Monkey Farts.

A Starbucks mug from Florida and a Sock Monkey (Thank you, Pat!!)

Sheila received:

Highland Handmades Pitch Pine Top Polwarth in the What You See colorway, hand spun by Pat!

Gossip & Innuendo:

Sheila drew a winner of a Ravelry pattern purchase and a Vintage Fairie needleminder this week from the ongoing Blue Moon Fiber Arts KAL/CAL thread!

Fiber Events

NETA Spa Weekend Feb 26-28, Hilton Garden Inn Freeport Downtown, Freeport, ME

Connecticut Sheep and Wool Apr 30, Tolland Agricultural Center, Vernon/Rockville, CT

Gore Place Sheep Shearing Festival Apr 30, Gore Place, Waltham MA

Maryland Sheep and Wool May 7-8, Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD

New Hampshire Sheep and Wool May 14-15, Deerfield Fairgrounds, Deerfield, NH

Rhode Island Wool and Fiber Festival May 16, Coggeshall Farm Museum, Bristol, RI

Webs Annual Tent Sale May 14-15, Webs, Northampton, MA

Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Fair May 28-29, Cummington Fairgrounds, Cummington, MA

Maine Fiber Frolic Jun 6-7, Windsor Fairgrounds, Windsor, ME

Finger Lakes Fiber Festival Sep 17-18, Hemlock Fairgrounds, Hemlock ME

Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival Sep 24-25, Washington County Fairgrounds, Greenwich, NY

Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival Oct 1-2, Tunbridge Fairgrounds, Tunbridge, VT

New York Sheep and Wool Oct 15-16, Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY

Fiber Festival of New England Nov 5-6, Eastern States Exhibition, Springfield, MA

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