Sunday, April 3, 2016

Episode 246: Weightloss is the Elephant in the Room


This week's WIPs include the Atomic Blender sock, Indigo Frost poncho and a vanilla toe up sock. FOs include the Super Stretchy Baby Hat and Crafty Toes baby socks. No featured Baubles and Bling this week, but we have a long talk about medically-assisted weight loss and Wendy makes an announcement. We draw winners of the Masterpiece Knits pdf and the monthly BMFA KAL/CAL.

Shout Outs:

Mar/Apr KAL/CAL will be to knit with variegated yarn!  Trying digging something out from deep stash!  We will draw two winners during the first episode in May.

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.  We will draw the next winner in May.  We drew March's winner in this episode.

On The Dance Card:

Wendy is working on:

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

Atomic Blender socks in Dyeabolical Yarn Targhee sock in the Atomic Blender colorway.  Pattern will be available when the sample socks are knit.

Sheila is working on:

Vanilla toe-up socks in BMFA mill end (heavy weight)

Rate Your Date:

Sheila finished:

Super Stretchy Baby Hat by Julia Tarsha in Plymouth Happy Feet (red colorway).

Cozy Little Toes by Judy Kaethler in Plymouth Happy Feet

Whirlwind Romance:


Future Dates:

Sheila will knit something with self-striping yarn

Wendy needs to finish her current WIPs

Baubles & Bling:


Gossip & Innuendo:

We drew a winner of Masterpiece Knits from Dragonfly Yarns.  We also drew a winner of the March edition of the BMFA KAL/CAL/SAL!!

Fiber Events

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

1 comment:

Grandma D said...

Congrats on your decision, Wendy. Wishing you a successful surgery and a quick recovery! Sheila, do what you need to do for you, sounds like it will work for you.
I love your podcast ladies, it is fun to spend time with you both.