Monday, March 14, 2016

spk 150: Oh, the FOs!

Show notes coming soon! Thanks for spending some time with me today!


Friday, February 26, 2016

spk 149: bodybuilding with wennyfru

Finished objects:
  • Milo for a little lady: Pattern by Georgie Hallam, yarn: sirdar snuggly DK, no mods, did 3 month size
  • Emo Unicorn socks: part of the #rainbowalong with Suburban Stitcher, I finished these socks.  64 stitches, toe up, on 2.5 knitpro zings, fishlipskissheel.  Yarn is Emo Unicorn by Yarnvszombies in the Damsel base

Wips:
  • Rainbow-flavored Albers Cowl: pattern is Albers Cowl by Ann Weaver, made out of rainbow minis from Happy Go Lucky Yarn and anothercraftygirl, some mods b/c I can't read patterns.  Not sure I'll get this done in time to submit for the #rainbowalong but I'm going to try!
  • A baby blanket: some stash, grandmother's favorite dishcloth pattern and size 9 needles for a very knitworthy mama and baby girl
  • Tightpants Foolproof: Pattern by Louise Zass Bangham, out of Into the Whirled Captain Tightpants 2 ply Rambouilet, part of the Culitvate and Create knitspiration KAL
  • Asbury Park KAL by iknit2purl2 out of Narcissa Malfoy colorway by ShelbieBdesigns.  Part of #donthoardtheprecious and #knityobawls KALS.  KAL ends on March 15th so I better get smurfin'!
what I'm doing next:
  • Bugga and knit the Richochet, not runicble as mentioned in the episode
  • Roadtrip out of my flying kettle speckled
  • Twist Fiber studio fiber and spin
Podcasts:
  •  Kino Knits
  • Unraveled with Greg and Joey
what I've read:
  • Perfectly Unique by Anne F. Downs
  • Lets All be Brave by Anne F. Downs
  • Reframe by Brian Hardin

Friday, February 12, 2016

spk 148: Diagnosis: Bananas







Show notes:
  • I gave up Instagram and Facebook for Lent. That’s why you won’t see me on there until Easter! Oh and Dunkin Donuts coffee!
Finished Objects:
  • Endless Rainbow by Martina Behm; yarn from Highland Handmades in the Endless Rainbow kit, in my knittingsmybag, protected by my kitchencountercrafter wip cozy. scripture: Hebrews 13:5, “Never will I leave you; Never will I forsake you”.
Spinning:
  • WesternSkyKnits in the Poppyseed colorway, merino/tussah silk blend
Wips:
  • Milo for a little lady by Georgie Hallam: in Sirdar Snuggly DK, Stitchmarker stash from purlsmith on etsy. getting ready to start the heart cabling, I go down the rabbit hole about Matt Smith as the 10th Doctor here a bit
  • Emo Unicorn by yarnvszombies socks are almost done. These are also being done as part of the Rainbowalong hosted by Suburban Stitcher
  • Asbury Park KAL by iknit2purl2 in my Narcissa Malfoy for my #knityobawls for February and my #dhtp KALs for this month
Blessed by my fairy yarn mother:
  • cocky in Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Bulky
KAL update:
  • Use wips for your pink/red/purple bawls for february knityobawls
  • use wips for DHTP (Don’t Hoard the Precious) KAL Winners of KALs announced! If that’s you, PM me on Rav.
Read:
The Storehouse Principle by Al Jandl and Van Crouch

Saturday, January 30, 2016

spk 147: Ten Dollar Granny

Show Notes:

Thank yous:
  • ChristianCrafter sent me a glorious Make it Work hat from the FruJu colorway.  I love it!
  • Ecken and Kaken gifted to me from Mimers 
  • One Love gifted to me from CaroilnaSpinner
Finished Objects:
  • Finished Baby Garter Earflap hat by Purlbee from Purl Soho.  Yarn is left over Peepaloo Fields in the colorway Tickled on her DK base.
  • Finished Spinning: UrbanGypz Little Bursts of Happy on merino/tencel base.  222 yds of a two ply.
Works in Progress:
  • Ten dollar Granny: Granny square from chenille yarn from Herrschners.com.  It was a dollar a ball, y'all.  I've got 10 balls o' chenile yarn goodness.
  • After the Storm Endless Rainbow: Endless Rainbow by martina behm, yarn is an Endless Rainbow kit from Heather of Highland Handmades 
  • Milo for a sweet baby girl out of heavily marinated DK Sirdar Snuggly.  Milo is by Georgie Hallam.
When Knitting attacks:
  • Slippers by Biscotte are in time out.  It's not the pattern; it's me. 
Imagineknitting or coming soon...or what I want to knit right now:
  • Foolproof by Louise Zass Bingham out of my Captain Tightpants handspun
  •  chai hat from the Tea Collection
  • A washcloth for Sr. Love along
A box o' stash:
  • Herrschners.com