Thursday, August 28, 2014

Episode 77: A day late and discombobulated



welcome to [lupinownsjacob] (person), [kaypot] (person), [knitsofkin] (person) and [manakhq] (person)!

Summer of S, Huge destash

FO:  husband's hat out of loop handspun in cowgirl colorway

WIPS:  Boneyard shawl out of [gourmetstash] (group) lustre in the the smoke and mirrors colorway on US 6/4mm needles

Honey cowl out of Gourmet Stash Maryland Mermaid handspun singles


Spinning:  scant progress on Gourmet Stash yak/silk in waterweed

Book:  Spinners book of fleece by Beth Smith

Ask FT:  questions # 19 and #25  ([knitspinfarm] (group), [fibertrek] (group) and [yarnivore] (group) !)

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Episode 76: How I make a knitter




Welcome to [stringbean] (person), [sharonota] (person) and [legaleagle] (person)!

Fos:

Washcloth from habu nerimaki cotton
hat from birketa handspun
Design FOs

Wips:  honey cowl from Gourmet stash handspun

sock from phildar folk 100
boneyard shawl from Gourmet stash lustre fingering in smoke and mirrors

Spinning:

Scrap spin (360 yds)
Juliespins Falkland -3 ply 420 yds
Purple/pink handdyed from Dragonfly class

Huge destash !

Ask FT

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Episode 75: Coming to you from the compound




Welcome to [knottygranola](/people/knottygranola) and [pinkfawn](/people/pinkfawn)!

Thanks to [a homespun house podcast](/groups/a-homespun-house-podcast) for the shout out!

Summer of S

[knit1hearttoo](/groups/knit1too) charity shawl drive

WIPS:

wash cloth out of habu nerimaki cotton for the [hudson valley knits](/groups/hudson-valley-knits) senior love-along
honey cowl out of gourmet stash maryland mermaid handspun
vanilla sock out of phildar folk 100
design work

Spinning:

Godiva yarns Falkland 214 yds
Jacob from Yarn Art studio 340 yds
GS yak/silk in waterweed
juliespins falkland in oak creek canyon
spinning scraps

Up and coming:

Outlander weaving
silverscape cardigan
bday knitting
scrap blankets
trindleman

Acquisitions:

up, down, all around book
thanks to [fuddone](/people/Fuddone) for the [night owl mitts](/patterns/library/night-owl-mitts)

Ask FT:  niddy noddies and multi-generational compound

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Episode 74: As slippery as waterweed



Welcome to [smorrish] (person)!

Summer of S prizes

Wips:

Phildar Sock
Design work
mitered blanket

Spinning:

Maryland Mermaid:  750 yds
Yak/silk in waterweed (Outlander!!)
Loop bump in Cowgirl, 143 yds
muga silk/baby camel batts

Bobbin Lace

Ask Fibretown

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Episode 73: The Behm Zone



So sorry about the lame ending!  It's summer, I'm jet-lagged, and couldn't face technology for one more second on this gorgeous day.  I'm going to take a nap now.


Welcome to [heidiinthehills] (person) and [whimsicalmeerkat] (person)!


Summer of S til 8/30!

FO: the blocked Ecken and kanten

WIPS:

Sock in Phildar folk comete colorway
hitofude in louet sport linen
viajante in handspun
mitered square blanket
design swatches

Spinning:

Blue gradient Gourmet Stash
Muse madness (GS)
MD mermaid (GS)
broken trindle :(

Acquistions:

Fabric
2 skeins of Loft in Old World and Snowbound
bobbin lace