19 December, 2008

Episode 15: Edumacational

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Weigh in:

Old Shale Smoke RingOld Shale Smoke Ring
Blue Hawaiian's Done!Blue Hawaiian socks
Need to make the SGT a scarf
SGT's Scarf
and slippers (Meant Fiber Trends Clogs) before Christmas

Designing, the Star pattern is written out, need to get it typed up and then tested
Socks still going: Thujas, Jolly Green Giant and Tigers
Sweaters still going: CPH and Ms. PurplePants
Afghan still going: Babette

Finished: Basic Black Sweater will dye it. Ice Queen is done
Snow Drop Lace Socks- one done. House Socks 1.25 done
SOTSIII- 75-80% done
Abby Cowl from Knitty It will be Bams!

Fiber Exercise:

Happy Birthday Meghan of Stitch It! & Happy Podiversary!

Bams: Still spinning Alpaca
Ordered WOTA for the Chief’s Sweater.

You Just Got Schooled:

Fleece Study: Over 40 different fleece fibers to try and learn from
Developer Jackie Bland: Fleece Study
Thank you Amy aka ToadyJoe
This will be a new segment on the show Major info will be linked to Bams Blog

Black Welsh Mountain: “Not one that spinners will like very much” Very coarse, would be ok for Rug yarn
California Red: “The darker the fleece the coarser the fiber, Excellent for felting”
Would work for an outer garment

Our exercise:

Steady diet of making choices and lots of water
Back to week one, still getting better on the hip


Our Knitters Christmas Party: Thank you MargoKP for hosting
Christmas and New Years plans
Christmas Brunch Mimosas
Christmas movies and TV shows
Christmas poem:
New Years Cast on: Our local knitting group is doing a sweater/hoodie as our KAL. Please join us if you wish.
CPH or Mr. Greenjeans or A Cardigan for Arwen or something else:
Decisions decisions
Anyone interested in Machine knitting?


P-Cap Baby stuff:
P-Cap Items

On the menu for this month:

Shady Side Farms: Sheering day 27th They will be open for purchases on the 20th

Knit away Weekend

Franklin at ThreadBear on the 25th of January

Shout Out

Chrissythegreat of Manic purl podcast

Gadget Corner:

Blocking Boards

Wall insulation blocking boards Blog on how to
Foam floor blocks for blocking.
Blocking Info

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Merry Christmas to all and please be safe