Monday, January 6, 2014

Episode 140: Zoom Loom Blanket

Wendy is alone this week, discussing her Brickless in progress and her completed Zoom Loom Blanket and thrummed mittens. Featured Baubles and Bling include Signature Needles, a felted gnome from Going Gnome and the November offering of the Hello Yarn Fiber Club. Wendy draws two winners of the Spunky Eclectic design ebooks and discusses upcoming contests, KAL/CALs and book reviews.

Show Notes 

KAL/CAL:  We are hosting a Stash Busting KAL/SAL for the month of January! Post a pic of your finished project made from yarn purchased at least 6 months ago in the January Stash Busters Thread and get that stash under control!

On The Dance Card:

Wendy is working on:

Brickless by Martina Behm with Malabrigo sock in the Solis colorway.  This is an impromptu knit-along with a couple of friends who also missed the Brickless boat a few months ago, so join in if you did, too!

Sheila is working on:

Urban Necessity Gloves in Patons wool, modified slightly.

Felted Clogs by Bev Galeskas in Patons wool

Rate Your Date:

Wendy finished:

Kieran Knits Thrummed Mittens by Helene Driesen in Malabrigo worsted and Frabjous Fibers merino in the Patina colorway.

Zoom Loom Blanket from sock yarn scraps, crocheted together with Knit Picks Wool of the Andes.

Whirlwind Romance:

Into The Whirled Masham in "The Wood" colorway.  Wendy is experimenting by spinning three bumps of the same color way three different ways.

Future Dates:

Wendy will be knitting:

Fuse by Veronik Avery in Reynolds Revue, red color way (this yarn is discontinued).

Baubles & Bling:

Signature Needles Sizes US9 and US10, convertible circulars.

Going Gnome felted Gnome

Hello Yarn November 2013 Club Offering in Polwarth

Gossip & Innuendo:

Winners were drawn for the Spunky Eclectic pattern giveaway.

Winners will be drawn for the November/December KAL/CAL when we record next week.

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