Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Episode 62: Pickle jars



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Welcome to:

[autumnparty] (person), [dutchgirl63] (person)  [hokieknits] (person)

Autism Awareness Craft-along

FOs: Frogged FO Rocky Coast Cardigan out of malabrigo Rios, going to knit a [worsted boxy] (pattern)

[shield maiden] (pattern} out of cephalopod traveller (dk)--will be available early May

WIPS:

Vanilla socks out of lollipop yarn in movers and shakers on US 1.5 and 1s karbonz dpns

bare branches by Alana Dakos in Plymouth Tweed on US8s

[collywobbles] (pattern) out of enchanted knoll farm in the Common Grackle colorway


Spinning: Gourmet Stash Van Gogh's paintbox punis on my trindle
Into the Whirled Falkland Batt in Serenity 250yds 2 ply spun from the fold
flicking and carding my cotswold coopworth lamb's fleece

Talked about Interweave Knits Spring 2014

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Episode 61: My spinning story



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Welcome to:
knittinCarri, bundgaardf and blackhorse
Autism Awareness Craft-along
I will be casting on collywobbles out of Enchanted knoll farms sock yarn in the common grackle colorway.
WIPS:
Vanilla socks out of lollipop yarn in movers and shakers on US 1.5 and 1s karbonz dpns
bare branches by Alana Dakos in Plymouth Tweed on US8s
Spinning:
Gourmet Stash Blackwatch Tartan tribbles (230 yds 2 ply) and Maleficent punis 110 yds 2ply out of 1 oz
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Thursday, April 3, 2014

Episode 60: Stuff, stuff, stuff



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Welcome to:
tattyteddy and tldiemert
March FO Drawing
Autism Awareness Craft-along
FOs: Sock yarn sweater by Hannah Fettig
WIPS:
Vanilla socks out of lollipop yarn in movers and shakers on US 1.5 and 1s karbonz dpns
bare branches by Alana Dakos in Plymouth Tweed on US8s
Up and coming
Collywobbles--poll
Spinning: Gourmet Stash Blackwatch Tartan tribbles and Maleficent punis
Acquisitions: Meduseld syrup
New podcasts: stitch by stitch videocast
fiber trek
interlocking loops
kitchen stitches

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Episode 59: Kerchief, prizes and fibery friends



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Welcome to:
blackjax, knitpick56, kimberlolly and knitpickyinPA!
Drawings!
selkhet’s ASPCA fundraiser
Gourmet Stash handspun and tribbles
FOs: woven scarf out of wild hare handspun in peacock
WIPS:
Vanilla socks out of lollipop yarn in movers and shakers on US 1.5 and 1s karbonz dpns
bare branches by Alana Dakos in Plymouth Tweed on US8s
sock yarn sweater by Hannah Fettig on US 5s
Dyeing: Finn--Birketa’s locks, 22oz
Fibery Weekend!
homespun yarn party
Cephalopod Bugga in Blue Lobster
Dancing Leaf Hustle polwarth/silk in Polar Vortex
Vintage Rose stitch marker necklace
Soak in celebration scent
Gourmet Stash Blackwatch tartan tribbles
Uniquities Fiber Farmer’s market
Rug Yarn from Singleton’s fiber mill
Dryer Balls from Platinum Alpacas
Romney/mohair/bamboo batt from Wool ‘N Quilts
Up & coming:
Maryland Sheep and Wool
Autism Awareness KAL with Pen, Hook and Needles podcast; look for an info thread soon

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Episode 58: Curmugdeonly sock knitter




Arrrg!  I just noticed that the video cuts off  about 1.5 min before the end.  No worries, just check out the giveaway info on the Rav group. 


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Welcome to:
bostonterriermom
ONe more week for:
selkhet’s ASPCA fundraiser:
http://www.teamaspca.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive&...;;;;;;;;;;.
Donate at above website and write: Fibretown + your rav user name in the comments section for a chance/s to win a $25 Etsy gift card or a skein of Lorna’s Lace’s soulmate in the rainbow colorway, generously donated by Mimers.
$1-5 =1 entry in giveaway
each subsequent $5=another entry
FOs: woven scarf out of handspun gotland
WIPS:
Vanilla socks out of lollipop yarn in movers and shakers on US 1.5 and 1s karbonz dpns
bare branches by Alana Dakos in Plymouth Tweed on US8s
sock yarn sweater by Hannah Fettig on US 5s
Spinning:
spun monkeys n-ply
blf silk
gourmet stash van gogh on trindle
Dyeing: Finn, border leicester and cormo
Up & coming:
homespun yarn party
Uniquities Fiber Farmer’s market
Acquisitions:
Gourmet Stash giveaway! and Mystery punis
MS&W catalog
Ply magazine silk issue

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Episode 57: several small FOs and large acquisitions


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Welcome to:

[cthulhulovesme] (person), [someryarns] (person}, [natashaleblanc] (person)!

Administrative Stuff:

selkhet’s ASPCA fundraiser:

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Donate at above website and write: Fibretown + your rav user name in the comments section for a chance/s to win a $25 Etsy gift card or a skein of Lorna’s Lace’s soulmate in the rainbow colorway, generously donated by Mimers.
$1-5 =1 entry in giveaway
each subsequent $5=another entry

FOs:  [barley] (pattern) hat by tincanknits out of Dragonfly traveller in Bad Moon Rising on US 8s, [sowing the seeds] (pattern) by Zena perry out of Loop handspun on US5s, and Slanty Mitts by me out of Takhi Donegal Tweed on US 6s and 8s.

WIPS:

Vanilla socks out of lollipop yarn in movers and shakers on US 1.5 and 1s karbonz dpns

Swatch for [bare branches] (pattern) by Alana Dakos in Plymouth Tweed on US8s

Darning:  http://www.twistcollective.com/collection/component/content/article/107-articles/1673-darn-it-all

Spinning:

Gotland from [meduseld] (group) farm, 2ply 200 yds spun woolen

Up & coming:

homespun yarn party
Uniquities Fiber Farmer’s market
Gourmet Stash giveaway next week
Collaboration this summer!

Acquisitions:

Fibernymph froot loops in the bounce base
lots of Goodies from faireattention

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Episode 56: The end of Autumn's End



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Bstarstuff, bunnybuns and javapurl!
Administrative Stuff:
selkhet’s ASPCA fundraiser:
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Donate at above website and write: Fibretown + your rav user name in the comments section for a chance/s to win a $25 Etsy gift card or a skein of Lorna’s Lace’s soulmate in the rainbow colorway, generously donated by Mimers.
$1-5 =1 entry in giveaway
each subsequent $5=another entry
FOs:
Autumn’s End by Alana Dakos out of 3ply handspun Finn from Finnegan’s Flock
WIPS:
Vanilla socks out of lollipop yarn in movers and shakers on US 1.5 karbonz dpns
Spinning:
Gourmet Stash Maleficent punis
Purple handdyed bfl/silk
Up & coming:
homespun yarn party
Uniquities Fiber Farmer’s market
Coupon codes:
victoriablue’s patterns are $1 off all of February--code is 12th arrow
www.knittinggeisha.etsy.com has a discount for viewers that gives you 10% off until March 1st--code is FIBRETOWN10