EPISODE 10 : MAJOR HAUL

 

Stuff on Sticks 

Frogged – 

  • Lace Weight Triangle Shawl – Plymouth Yarn Revel (85% alpaca, 15% merino) in “Grape Mist” – US 5/3.75 mm aluminum circulars – improvised pattern

FOs – 

WIPs

Important knitting lesson learned! How I wrap my yarn affects the twist of the stitch!

Stuff on Hooks

WIPs – 

  • Granny Square Odds and Ends – Based off of a square seen on Attic24 – misc acrylic worsted weight yarn – H/5.00 mm

Stuff on Spindles and Wheels

WIPs – 

  • Giant Ball of wool handspun 2 ply fractal spinning – Spinners Hill (blend of Corriedale, Finnish Landrace, Rambouillet) Autumn leaf colors – Ashford Kiwi 2 – for the Maple Leaf Knit Shawl by Natalia @ Elfmoda – http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/maple-leaf-knit-shawl  
  • Phoenix Fiber Club June – Turtle Made Turkish spindle
  • My mystery bag o’ wool – combing with lanolin in, combing without, working on a sample spun with the lanolin in

For a good podcast resource on fleece processing, check out episode 27b: Fiber Myth Busting Bonus Episode of the Two Ewes Podcast at twoewesdyeing.blogspot.com

For a good tutorial on combing wool, check out this video from Susan MacFarland – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGbhEuqyTGo

 

Stuff with Thread

FOs

WIPs –       

  • Christmas Cross Stitch – The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery
  • Hawkeye^2 Quilt – #sewfor20

New Stuff

 

  • Craftsy Class – Spinning Art Yarn with Jacey Boggs-Faulkner
  • Creations Christine on Etsy- Art Batts and Angelina
  • Voolenvine Yarns – Myth
  • Ashford Blending Board
  • Handspun tags PDF from elisadallomo on Etsy
  • Darning foot for my sewing machine for free motion quilting
  • Gnome Acres – Milk and Cookies Doopleganger set, Ron Swanson’s Bacon and Eggs Minis

Fiber Festival of New England Haul

  • Spinner’s Hill – BFL
  • A Wrinkle in Time Farms – Curly Locks (Cotswald)
  • Bitsy Knits – Gradient Carded Roving
  • Marsh Mallo Farm – Cormo
  • Mad Color Fiber Arts – Life is Short and You Are Hot 
  • June Pryce Fiber Arts – Mawata Silk Hankie
  • A Hundred Ravens – Iachos base – Captain Jack Harkness

Absurd and Wonderful Package from JazzyJava – SuAnn

Stuff for Etsy

 

  • Still editing the photos for the progress keeper and stitch markers
  • Coupon code SNOWFLAKE for 15% a purchase of $30.00 or more until the end of 2015

      

Other Stuff

Winter Holiday Giveaway! 
I will open a thread in the Ravelry group and to enter into the drawing, you must answer this question:

What is your favourite winter holiday story?

This can be a book, a poem, and old story your grandma tells at dinner every year a New Year’s… just a good story that you love for this time of year. Tell me about it! I will draw for the winner during my December episode.

Stuff I’m Watching – The Great British Bake Show, Doctor Who, Murder She Wrote, Agents of SHIELD, The Flash, Arrow, Supergirl
Stuff I’m Reading – Necronomicon audiobook, The Walls of the Castle by Tom Piccirilli
Stuff I’m Playing – Lego Marvel Superheroes
Podcasts – Tiny Paper Foxes hosted by Jennie (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCe_6j3qTtKazHzT2_iFFyzA), Pretend I’m Dumb About Star Wars hosted by Tom Merritt (http://www.tommerritt.com/category/shows/pidasw/)

 

      

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