Saturday, November 21, 2015

spk 141: Adulting & Anniversaries

Finished Objects this week!
  • GooberGrape's Christmas Sox: Hardy wool blend that was given to me by a viewer.  Started as two at a time and then transitioned to one at a time.  Size 3 Inox needles.  
  • Tangled Lights: Quaker Yarn Stretcher Rectangle by Susan Ashcroft.  Size 7 needles, Leading Men Fiber Arts Handspun in Tangled Tree Lights.  238 yds of a 2 ply.
  • Superhero Sox: BFL Sockyarn by DaizieKnits, riding around in my Ploverbird bag, on sz 2.75 sock rockets.
  •  Grandmother's favorite dishcloth for the Senior Love Along, hosted by Amy of Hudson Valley Knits
Watch me Wip:
  • Still working on Reyna
    Stash Enhancement:
    • Lovelies are en route from  GalesArt, & Highland Handmades!
    • Themyscira by Dyeabolical.
    Winner Winner Chicken Dinner:
    • Winner of The View from the Charles pattern generously donated by BostonJen of Downcellar Studio is Lisa911, Lisa on Ravelry.  Send me a PM so I can get your name over to Jen! 
    Ongoing Pattern Giveaway:
    • Esther Belle Shawl give away by Emily of Fibretown ends the Friday after Thanksgiving.
     New to me podcast:
    • Phoenixfire told me how to watch youtube podcasts double time while we were at Into the Wool
    • The Homecorner by Karen Elizabeth on Ravelry.  Video podcast on youtube.
    • Vendor sign ups for Into the Wool 2016 end on the 27th of November.  The retreat will be at Lake Frances Retreat Center in Crossville, TN from 1-4 September 2016, coordinated by Dana of Unwind and Just One More Row, Ashley of Twist Fiber Studio and Twisted Stitched podcast, Allie of Needs More Purple Designs and Caffeinated Knitting podcast, and yours truly.
    • Don't hoard the Precious KAL 2016: Do you have handspun or a precious skein of yarn that you are afraid to knit with?  2016 will be the year of knitting the precious!  Every month, I'll have a DHTP thread for you to post your FO and be eligible for prizes.  I've got plenty of yarn to gift, and have been contacted by viewers for giveaways.  Even if you don't hand spin, you can participate! 
    • ShedGate & Possum Showdown.  For serious.
    • Nuwave & Dishwasher 
    • Christmas shopping

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