27 April, 2017

Episode 259: Jiggly but firm

Thank you to Mountain Meadow Wool and Stitch Craft Marketing for the yarn for the review this week. 

As always, show notes are located at www.thehighfiberdiet.blogspot.com and on the ravelry group.

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Episode 259:

Weigh in:


Simple socks- Kroy brown marl 

Felted slippers now felted

Simple socks from 2012- Spinningfates in space cadet

On my needles and hooks:

Simple socks in Arne & Carlos Regia

Caron cakes knit triangle shawl in Rainbow Sprinkles

Mountain Ridge Cardi in Shepherds wool spring chick and ultra wool grey- frogged

Void in Mango moon Twist- frogged


Mountain Meadow wool


Available in many rich colors

100% Mountain Merino

260 yards in 3.5oz; 237m in 100g.

DK Weight

Information about Mountain Meadow Wool

Mountain Meadow is a spinning mill set below the Big Horn Mountains on the Western Plains of Wyoming. It is a family operated mill, owned by Karen Hostetler, and dedicated to supporting local ranchers and raising awareness about ranching culture in the American West. Mountain Meadow is committed to revitalizing the American wool industry through eco-friendly operations and fair prices for ranchers. 

New for 2017!

Mountain Meadow Wool has launched the Legacy Yarn Club, offering subscriptions in 3-month installments for purchase throughout the year. This is a great way to learn about American fiber culture and experience new fibers through the club's themed shipments. Read more about the Legacy Yarn Club at 


I received 2 skeins in Rose 

Made the Silver Leaf pattern by Lisa Hannes. 

The yarn is crisp and firm. Nice to work with and it gives tons of stitch definition. Caution, it did bleed when soaking. I used unicorn fibres wool conditioner. Water was pink after the wash, clear on the rinse. Two tub method with no temp change. Spun out in washing machine. Hung to block and dry


All projects talked about are in projects shared on the Ravelry group. 

Grocery shopping:

Cap n gown purchased

brain cell

Sticks & Strings in Lansing 

Online super sock- worsted- reds to black variegated 

ChiaoGoo needles. Dpn and one set interchangeable  

Sewing machine for Boo

Mindful moment:

Trust your gut


Follow up on curly girl- 

Bored with food..Trying out new recipes and going back to basics. 

Wrapper pizzas

Enchilada insides

Tried quinoa mixed results

Egg custard: 


Health check in: 

Abdominal pain 

CT scan

mrcp scan (MRI of abdominal cavity) 

Lots of blood work. 

On the menu:

Tip of the Mitt Fiber fair

Michigan Fiber Festival

Knittin' in the Mitten 2017

15 spots available: bunk, bring.a.bed, day-tripper(full event), Saturday only. 

Kal/cal. Keep it Simple

Massage spots available


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