Tag Archives: handspinning

Episode 6: Frolic-y and What Not

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We will be starting the Gratitude KAL April 15th and it will run through June 3.  I will be knitting the Color Affection shawl by Veera Valimaki, but any wearable for yourself suited to mindful knitting will work! 

FO’s

Damson by Ysolda Teague in Jojoland Harmony, MS11 colorway, knit on US6’s

Friends in Fiber Chianti 4oz BFL/Silk gradient….300yds Navajo Plied from supported long draw singles

Natural Shetland FAIL 2oz Navajo Plied, 150yds from supported long draw singles

WIP’s

Elowen Shawl by Judy Marples in unknown colorways of Sanguin Gryphon’s Little Traveler and Eidos on US 3’s

AfterThought Heel Socks by Laura Linneman in Marigold Jen’s Hand Dyed Sock, Scranton colorway on US 0’s

Feed the Stash

Loop Bat in Desert Sun

MadelineTosh Tosh Merino Light in Saffron and Baltic

Episode 4: Don’t Knit Angry, Yo

Thank You!’s:

Diane from The Knitabulls

Dawn from The Wolfe Farms Podcast and Wolfe Farms Herbal Soaps and More!

Kimberly from Sock Bunny Knit and Fit

Manda aka knitpsycho for the much appreciated gifting of the Elowen Shawl by Judy Marples

Finished Objects:

Dickeys von Beethoven by Elizabeth Zimmerman in: KnitPicks Shine, Hydrangea on US 3

Joris by Annita Wilschut in Regia Design Line 6-Ply, Fire colorway on US 1.0

Works In Progress:

Brigid Sock, pattern to come from moi, in Hazel Knits Artisan Sock, the Solstice colorway on US 0

Easy Peasy Socks for First Time Knitters in Stitch Nation Washable Ewe, Clover colorway on US3 (I’m not sure of the blue, it’s random, bandless stash)

BFL and silk gradient in the Chianti colorway from Friends in Fiber…..Woops, I think I said Freedom Fiber in the show!

Halliard sweater by Kate Gildbert in Black Water Abbey’s worsted, Pippin colorway

Feeding the Stash

The Woolen Rabbit’s Harmony Sock in Scottish Heather and Godiva

 

Thanks again for watching!  I can be found on Ravelry and Plurk under thefatsquirrel if you have any questions!

 

Episode 3: Now With Extra Crazy Flakes!

Thank You:

Thank you for all your awesome comments, well-wishings and friendings via Plurk and Ravelry (thefatsquirrel on both).

A special thank you to Sue of Suezee Knits and Carla of Knitting Podcast

 

In which I display my true insanity and love of all things wool, AKA a review of the Jay County Fiber Fest and Spin-In:

Prize-winning Shetland from Bell Creek Farms, Mike and Kendra (pm me for the info if you’re interested in purchasing)

Suri Alpaca from Coldwater Creek Alpacas, Mary and Norm (pm me for their info if you’re interested in purchasing

 

 

Fueling the Economy Through Fiber Purchases:

BFL and silk gradient in the Chianti colorway from Friends in Fiber

Superwash sock in Scranton colorway from Marigold Jen

 

Finished Objects:

Mittens for Me by Laura Linneman in Beaverslide Dry Goods 2-ply sock, Mink and Chokecherry colorways

 

WIP’s:

Halliard sweater by Kate Gildbert in Black Water Abbey’s worsted, Pippin colorway

Joris by Annita Wilschut in Lion Brand Fisherman’s Wool in natural

Joris by Annita Wilschut in Regia Kaffe Fassett sport, Fire colorway

Episode 2: Look behind you Mom, it’s a SHEEP!

Pleasantries

Half Finished Objects:

Brigid Sock, pattern to come from moi in Hazel Knits Artisan Sock, the Solstice colorway

Mittens for ME!, by Laura Linneman in Beaverslide Dry Goods 2-ply sock, the Mink and Chokecherry colorways

Mysteriously Missing WIP’s:

Halliard by Kate Gilbert in Black Water Abbey’s worsted in the Pippen colorway

Dickey von Beethoven by Elizabeth Zimmerman in Knitpicks Shine Sport, Hydrangea colorway

Spinning WIP:

Sheepish Creations Wensleydale in the Wall-E colorway

Upcoming:

Fiber Fest and Spin-In, Portland, IN