Episode 5: Sweaty

New group for the Freakish Lemon Video Podcast on Ravelry – http://www.ravelry.com/groups/the-freakish-lemon-video-podcast

 

Stuff on Sticks

FOs –

WIPs –

  • Basic Socks – Loops & Threads Luxury Sock (60% merino, 30% nylon, 10% cashmere) “Canyon” – US 1/2.25 mm aluminum dpns
  • Cozy Memories Blanket using the Memories Blanket tutorial by Georgie Hallam – sock scraps – US 2/2.75 mm interchangeable circulars – http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/memory-blanket
  • Lace Weight Triangle Shawl – Plymouth Yarn Revel (85% alpaca, 15% merino) in “Grape Mist” – US 5/3.75 mm aluminum circulars – Originally was going to be a F568 Revel Modular Kerchief by Vanessa Ewing, but I liked the color progression as it is and didn’t want to break it up
  • Flying North by Maria Montzka (Stitched in Sweden) – Sensations Truly (55% wool, 30% nylon, 15% rayon from bamboo) “Turquoise” – US 1 /2.25 mm aluminum dpns
  • Key Card Cozies – Lion Brand Bon Bons (Acrylic) – US 3/ 3.25 mm aluminum DPNs

 

Stuff on Hooks

FOs –

  • Round Floor Poof – improvised pattern – thick black acrylic mystery yarn – J/6.00 mm

WIPs –

  • Granny Square Odds and Ends – Based off of a square seen on Attic24 – misc acrylic worsted weight yarn – H/5.00 mm
  • Weekender Blanket by Sandra Paul – Lion Brand Wool Ease and Vanna’s Choice Yarns leftover from Doctor Who scarves in worsted and light aran weight – US I/ 5.5 mm-  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/weekender-blanket

 

Stuff on Spindles and Wheels

FOs –

  • Phoenix Fiber April Club Spin – 2 rolags for each skein – Ashford Kiwi 2
    • Chunky – 7 WPI – 21.5 yds – 30 g
    • Worsted Weight – 10 WPI – 35 yds – 26 g
  • Sandpiper – Greenwood Fiberworks Merino mini braid –  single on raw elm drop spindle, plied on the gear drop spindle – chain ply – 12 WPI – DK weight – 39 yds – 16 g
  • Rivendell – Greenwood Fiberworks Merino mini brain – single on raw elm drop spindle, plied on the gear drop spindle – chain ply – 14 WPI – DK weight – 43 yds – 15 g

WIPs –

  • Giant Ball of wool handspun 2 ply fractal spinning – Spinners Hill (blend of Corriedale, Finnish Landrace, Rambouillet) Autumn leaf colors – Ashford Kiwi 2

 

Stuff with Thread

FOs –

WIPs –       

  • Christmas Cross Stitch – The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery
  • Quilt top from Bento Bag Scraps

 

New Stuff

  • Phoenix Fiber Club Rolags – 1 Month
  • Adirafil – Stell Jacq – 2 skeins (worsted weight) – 100% superwash wool
  • Zealana Kiwi Lace Weight – 3 skeins – 40% wool, 30% organic cotton, 30% possum
  • Queensland Collections Sugar Rush – 6 skeins – 100% sugarcane viscose

     

Stuff for Etsy

  • No update

     

Other Stuff

  • Stuff I’m Watching – Bletchley Circle, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, Sense8
  • Stuff I’m Reading – Night Watch by Terry Pratchett, Planet of Exile by Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Stuff I’m Playing – Lego Lord of the Rings
  • Podcast Recommendation –

 

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