Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Episode 50 - Traveling Through
On the Needles
-Still haven't cast on sock #2 yet. Hopefully I'll have something to show you next week.
Green Phase socks
-Trekking XXL in 401 knit over 72 stitches on size 1 (2.25 mm) needles
-working on the heel flap of sock #2
Log Cabin baby blanket
-Knitpicks Comfy sport in several colors
-lots of garter stitch while watching BBC's Robin Hood
Traveling Woman shawl
-Quick knit! Started this last Thursday and I've only got 7 rows and the bind-off left!
-Sanguine Gryphon Skinny Bugga! in Sea Star
-US 6 (4.0 mm) needles
On the Wheel
Enchanted Knoll Farms superwash merino in Sedona
-27.5:1 ratio on Beatrice
-Just a bit of the first 1/3 left
-Unique Sheep 80s Fine Australian Wool in gradience colorway Coffee House Reef
-Spinning on my Magpie Woodworks Maggie spindle
Various and Sundry
Tour de Fleece is done!
-I managed to meet my goal of spinning or doing fiber prep every day of the Tour
-Smallest order I've ever placed with Blue Moon
-Traveling Sweater pattern and a skein of Woobu
-Be aware that colors aren't as saturated with bamboo blends as they appear in the STR examples on the website
One Year Anniversary!
-The 52nd episode of Round the Twist is coming up in just 2 weeks! I'll announce a contest on next week's episode.