Sunday, August 21, 2011

Episode 23 - Say Hello to my Needle End

The Cartoon Smackdown! Wendy and Sheila bring you their usual project chat, incuding the Flutterby Socks and To Eyre shawl. Wendy shows her Fiber Revival purchases and lots of goodies from Wolfe Farms. The ladies discuss their festival schedule for fall.

Show Notes:

Sparkpeople Shout outs: Harmonomony and MonetJ56

On The Dance Card:
Sheila has the Maile baby sweater by Nikki Van De Car on mystery worsted weight yarn on US 6 / 4. mm and US 7 / 4.5 mm.  She is making a toddler version and using modifications.  She also has the Flutter-by Socks by Shannon Robalino on US 1 1/2 / 2.25 mm with Serendipitous Ewe Fingering Fate sock yarn.  She also cast on for the Cause Hat by Kyle Kunnecke with Cascade 220 on US 7 / 4.5 mm needles Cream for the hat and Green for the ribbons.
Wendy has her Swirl Shawl by Lijuan Jing on US 6 / 4mm in Jojoland Melody super wash, this has been sitting in her pile for 3 years, this did not get love.  This is a long term project.  She also did her swatch for Gawain by Alison Green using Dream in Color Classy in the Dusky Aurora.  She cast on for her mom, To Eyre by Carol Sunday in Arauncania Nature Wool in a nice red on US 7 / 4.5 mm needles.  There are several versions of the shawl in the pattern and she is doing version 2.

Rate Your Date:
Sheila and Wendy both have nothing.

Future Dates;
Sheila is planning to do Shetland Triangle with Cascade Eco +, still planning on the Heath Socks too.
Wendy has the Podcasters Challange as well as Sheila in a few weeks.
Go check out Highland Handmades for the "offical" yarn of the Podcasters Challange.

Crushes and Heartbreaks:
We are still trying to push the Denver Oyster Make-A-Wish charity that LynnZimm from Knitting Triathlete blog is doing.  She has raised over 5k and is able to grant a wish.  Go check out her blog it is for a great cause. Sheila donated a skein of Wollmeise in the Aquarius colorway and Wendy donated a pattern up to $10 from Ravelry.
Wendy is loving Pinterest. Go check her out.

Baubles and Bling:
Sheila got a Yarnivore Work in progress bag and loves it.
Wendy showed off her God to Be Girl Bag all the goodies from Wolfe Farms, pattern and Trindle form her Fiber Revival trip from the Yarn and Fiber Co.

Gossip and Innuendo:
Sheila shares the Mother Bear Project, go check out and help a lesser know podcaster for this challange.
  1. NoteableNeedle (Catherine);
  2. MommyNeedsYarn (Erin);
  3. Barknknit (Natalie);
  4. Family Fiber (Bobbi);
  5. Knitbytes (Becca);
  6. Exchangestudentinfiberland (MariGayle);
  7. Knittinonthefly (Katie);
  8. Knitabulls (Diane);
  9. Sassypantsknitter (Wendy); and
  10. Bloomingknitter (Tina).
We are going to Rhinebeck on the Webs bus, check it out here.  There are 44 spots left as of 8:45 am 8/23/11

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Have a good week, Knit With Heart.


Kathy said...

I am watching this episode just now, I am ROFLMAO! I love you two, you just crack me up! what a great day to begin my day, thank you!

folksmith said...

You two make me laugh. I look forward to your podcast every week. Put up a donation button, I'd be glad to help you out as I'm sure others would likewise.

Karen Lubek said...

I just watched the podcast. I love you two. The cartoons were VERY cute. And yes, put up the donation button. I'd be glad to help you out.

Enid said...

5 stars, a very entertaining episode!!
Love the sketches.
Wendy, who are you standing on while waving as the winner?

Karen said...

Oh my goodness, love the cartoons! You two are great.

Unknown said...

I'm never telling who I'm standing on...Sheila would beat me up ;-)

Erin said...

You draw pretty cartoons but, as we all know, cartoons are fictional. ;)


Love the Flutterbys, Sheila!

Crafty Andy said...

Nice Chatting with you ladies, you are funny are very real. Liked it, loved it.