Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Episode 37 - Recovery Mode

Frog Pond!
-My Sock Summit toe-up socks take a swim in the frog pond. Sorry Deb!!

On the Needles
-No progress from last week, so I'm not even bothering to show them.

-Moderne Baby Blanket
-US 5 (3.75 mm) needles
-Comfy Sport from Knitpicks
-Currently working on block #7

-Fling Socks
-Hermione's Everyday socks
-US 2 (2.75 mm)
-STR Lightweight in ST-1

-Made a start on the second on and had to tink back after I tried my backwards knitting and did it wrong.

On the Wheel
-CMF superwash merino in Atlantis
-the last 1/3 is still being spun, but should be complete this weekend

FO of the Week
-Clapotis by Kate Gilbert
-My very first Clapotis!
-Used 6 skeins of Noro Silk Garden in an unknown colorway
-US 8 (5.0 mm)
-Knit during July and August of 2005

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Episode 36 - Don't Panic!

No shownotes this week since I'm short on time!

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Episode 35 - Where I Spin a Lot

On the Needles
-Glynis by Cookie A.
-First sock is done!
-2.75 mm (US 2) Signature dpns
-Wollmeise 100% in Die Auster

-Peaches & Cream in Ecru
-US 8 (5.0 mm)
-Going to end up doing about a dozen of these for the neighbors

Soon to be On the Needles
-Moderne Baby Blanket from Mason Dixon Knitting
-Knitpicks Comfy Sport in Planetarium, Whisker, Marlin, and Seafoam

-New Traditions Baby Blanket kit from Knitpicks
-soon-to-be discontinued, so order soon if you want one!

On the Wheel
-CMF Atlantis
-second 1/3 is almost done!

-Drop Spindle
-Unique Sheep Gradience in Coffee House Reef

-Drumcarding Success!
-All the locks that were flickcarded are now drumcarded into batts! Thanks Dad!!

FO of the Week
-Vanilla Rainbow socks
-Trekking XXL in 100
-2.25 mm (US 1) needles
-plain stockinette sock over 72 stitches

-Spring Fling is next week!!
-I will be recording and posting from the Fling!
-Flingers/Ravelers udontcallmeles and LaLa have started a videocast called The Knitgirllls

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Episode 34 - A Little Late

On the Needles
-Wollmeise 100% in Die Auster
-2.75 mm Signature dpns
-awesome for k3tog and sssk!

-Vanilla Rainbow socks
-Trekking XXL in 100
-US 1 (2.25 mm) on 72 stitches
-working out the foot of the second sock

On the Wheel
-Flick carding Millie's fleece
-will drumcard this weekend when Dad is here to help

-Spun more on CMF Atlantis

-Learned to drop spindle!
-Magpie Woodworks Maggie mid-whorl spindle
-using second shipment from The Unique Sheep Sip 'n Stitch coffee club
-Sip 'n Stitch for Tea Drinkers is still open for sign-ups!

Next on the Needles
-Baby gifts!
-Neighbors will be getting a Moderne Baby Blanket
-Co-worker will be getting New Traditions Baby Blanket

-Two weeks until Spring Fling!
-Estes Park Wool Market - June 10-13

slight delay

Due to my body demanding sleep last night, I'll be recording this week's show on Friday, or possibly Thursday afternoon if I get up early enough. Sorry for the delay!