Thursday, November 26, 2009

Episode 16 - Three Dogs for Thanksgiving

A little bit out of order due to a couple of furry co-hosts.

FOs of the Week
-Dog sweaters!

There's a little bit of a sound bobble in the middle, but it goes back to normal after a few seconds. Don't know what happened!

On My Needles
-Peacock socks are done!! (mostly)
-Opal Rainforest Collection II in Pfau
-knit over 72 stitches on US 1 (2.25 mm) dpns
-Mom's Christmas present
-working on the heel flap of sock one

On My Wheel
-Clarification from last week: Grafton Fibers is now Dyak Craft! They're on etsy too!

Short episode this week due to the holiday, but I'll be back with a full episode next week!

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Episode 15 - A Good Week

On the Needles
-Peacock Socks
-Almost done! Another inch and then the toe!

-Mom's Christmas present
-Into the 4th repeat

On the Wheel
-CMF superwash merino Twist & Shout is done!
-3-ply, spun and plied on 19:1 ratio on my Lendrum with a Woolee Winder

-Up next: Grafton Fibers batt (now called Dyak Craft) in colorway 101 Striped
-Will be for a one-row handspun scarf and will be navajo-plied

FO of the Week
-Clapotis by Kate Gilbert
-Noro Silk Garden, colorway 82
-US 8 (5.0 mm)
-Did two extra straight row repeats for a total of 14

Sip 'n Stitch Club
-from The Unique Sheep
-choice of yarn or roving (I got the roving)
-This month was coffee from Joe Van Gogh and included a coffee cup cozy

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Episode 14 - Another one bites the dust!

Part 1 with sweater!

On the Needles
-Peacock sock-Mom's Christmas present

On the Wheel
-CMF Twist and Shout

FO of the Week
-Sarah's Christmas present
-Pretty Thing
-Cables & Lace Dragon Feet in Carin's Hospital Blues

-The really old UFO I showed a couple weeks ago will *not* be ripped. I did break the yarn off so I have enough left to bind it off.
-The remaining almost 14 balls of the Lana d'Oro will be overdyed and made into Aztec Mazes by Anne Hanson.

Baby knitting for a co-worker is on the horizon! Possibly double if it's twins!

Part 2

The Enchanted Sole by Janel Laidman

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Episode 13 - Anguish! Defeat! Death! and Victory!

On the Needles
-Peacock sock
-Sarah's Christmas present
-Pretty Thing cowl on Rav or on Yarn Harlot's blog
-Wee Ones stitch markers!
-Mom's Christmas present
-Needle death!
-Oh, the agony of not reading the pattern fully before starting!!

On My Wheel
-CMF superwash merino roving in Twist & Shout
-The second 1/3 of the the singles are spun!

FO of the Week!
-Dad's Christmas present
-Earl Grey by Yarn Harlot
-size 1 1/2 (2.5 mm) Knitpicks Harmony DPNs
-Patons Kroy Socks in Gentry Grey
-used 2 full balls and most of a third

And a bonus yarn store/buying falldown of Trekking, Austermann Step, Dream in Color Smooshy, and Sanguine Gryphon Skinny Bugga!