Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Episode 12 - the UFO has landed!

Not a lot of knitting got done this week, due to a letterboxing gathering. It's hard to knit while scrambling up and down muddy trails and into ravines looking for tupperware hidden in the woods.

On the Needles
-Peacock sock
-Opal Rainforest II in Pfau
-Dad's Christmas present
-past the gusset of 2nd sock!
-Paton's Kroy Sock in Gentry Grey
-Mom's Christmas Present
-no progress from last week

On the Wheel
-CMF superwash merino in Twist & Shout
-halfway done with second bobbin

UFO! of the week
-Patterns for Guernseys, Jerseys & Arans by Gladys Thompson
-started January 2003
-had to learn an invisible cast-on and how to cable for this project
-Cascade Lana d'Oro in color 203 (which doesn't seem to be offered anymore...color 1040 is the closest)
-US 7 (4.5 mm) needles

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Episode 11 - a Phoebe cameo!


On the Needles
-Peacock Vanilla sock
-Corner Gas
-Dad's Christmas present
-Earl Grey
-Mom's Christmas present
-Tsock Tsarina from Holiday Yarns

Stash Dive!
-Sarah's Christmas present
-yarn from Cables and Lace
-Dragon's Feet 70/30 merino/silk in Carin's Hospital Blues

On the Wheel
-Still spinning Twist & Shout from Crown Mountain Farms

FO of the Week
-Estes Magic Shawl
-pattern is Magic Shawl by Knitting Fairy
-yarn is Acero in M25
-shawl pin by Nicolas and Felice

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Episode 10 - the redundant one

On the Needles
-Peacock sock
-Dad's Christmas present
-Mom's Christmas present
-Holiday Yarns
-Sarah's Christmas present
-Yarn will be Carin's Hospital Blues in Dragon Feet from the wonderful Eric at Cables & Lace

On the Wheel
-CMF Superwash merino roving in Twist & Shout
-The first 1/3 is done!
-Getting 28-30 WPI on the singles

FO of the week
-February Lady Sweater (rav link)
-Dream in Color Classy at The Loopy Ewe
-buttons from Personal Threads

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Episode 9 - Introducing Grace!

On My Needles
-Peacock socks
-Dad's Christmas present (rav link)

On My Wheel
-Crown Mountain Farms superwash merino Sock Hop
-my wheel, Grace, a Lendrum DT with a Woolee Winder -off my wheel is the CJ Kopec Envious Eyes wool/silk 3-ply

Old FO of the Week
-Chevron Scarf from Last Minute Knitted Gifts
-Knit with 4 skeins (2 colors, Joe's Shirts and Waters) of KPPPM on US 5 (3.75 mm)

-Yarn Harlot released the Pretty Thing cowl pattern!
-Available for purchase on her blog or on Ravelry