Episode 32: 2017 and VKL

Life Stuff

  • Happy New Year!
  • Vogue Knitting Live
  • Blanket MAL 2017 – Started Jan 1st! There is a chatter/encouragement thread up in the Ravelry group and I’m planning on pulling prizes once a quarter for this MAL. #2017BlanketMAL

Knitting Stuff

Frogged – 

  • Le Moelleux Shawl by Mina Phillip

FOs –

  • Barley by Tin Can Knits – Handspun fiber from Highland Handmades “Edge of the Inferno” – US 4/ 3.5 mm and US 6/ 4.0 mm 

WIPs –

  • Afterthought Everything Socks – US 0/2.0 mm  needles – Biscotte Yarns Bis-Sock bas in “Gazania”
  • Cobblestone Socks by Mina Philipp – US 0/2.00 mm DPNs – Plymouth Yarns Happy Feet –
  • Cozy Memories Blanket – US 1/ 2.25 mm needles – 40 stitch mitered square
  • Rey Striped Socks – Must Stash Yarns “Rey” – US 0/2.0 mm circulars – Susan B Anderson’s heel from Smooth Operator Socks
  • Rainbow Dangling Conversations Shawl – pattern by Mindy Ross – US 2/ 2.75 mm needles  

Crochet Stuff

FOs –

  • Box o Socks Box – US I/ 5.5 mm  – improvised 


  • HDC Scrap Blanket Worsted – US H/8 – 5mm hook
  • HDC Scrap Blanket Fingering – US B/ 2.25mm hook
  • Granny Stripe Fingering – by Attic24 – USB/2.25mm hook

Fiber Stuff

  • Brown Cormo Sweater Spin – #legacysweaterspin – Clabber Glynn Farm and Marsh Mallo Farms
  • Classy Squid Fiber Co – Venice Batt
  • T-Shirt Yarn

Sewing Stuff

  • Sew4Home.Com — Stylin’ Damask & Canvas Duffle Pattern/Tutorial
    • Grey bag for 2017 Blanket MAL prize
    • Star Wars bag for me
  • Halloween Quilt

New Stuff

  • Leather DPN holder from a friend – BookandSkein.Etsy.com
  • Knit Picks Sock Heels and Toes stash and free tote bag
  • Vogue Knitting Live
    • Shirsty Cat Designs Fiber
    • Biscotte Yarns
    • Loopy Mango US U/25 mm crochet hook

Other Stuff

  • Stuff I’m Watching – Rogue One
  • Stuff I’m Reading – (tracking on GoodReads) 
    • Rereading Ashlesha by Jer Keene – book 1 of the Awaken the Stars series – Amazon and Altered Nature Press alterednaturepress.org
    • Star Wars: Clone Wars: No Prisoners by Karen Traviss (audio) narr by Jeff Gurner
    • Star Wars: Clone Wars: Wild Space by Karen Miller (audio) narr by Jeff Gurner
    • Star Wars: Ahsoka by E. K. Johnston (audio) narr by Ashley Eckstein (voice of Ahsoka from Clone Wars and Rebels!!)
  • Fanfic Recommendation – 
    • i guess i’ll know when i get there by Eisoj5    
    • AU: Rogue One and how they fit into the Rebellion after the Scarif mission; focussed on Bodhi Rook and deals with his PTSD, his guilt for the things the Empire has done, and his delightfully awkward non-courtship with Luke Skywalker

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