Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Episode 101: "Spring" Break

Note: There will not be an episode next week!

Whatcha Finish?
Seaweed Socks by Lauren McMordie- String Theory Caper Sock in North Haven. 3x1 ribbing, ended with 1x1 rib for two rows and used the Invisible Ribbed bind off from Cast On, Bind Off by Leslie Ann Bestor
Romy cardigan by ANKESTRICK- Woolen Rabbit WW Kashmir in Birch Beer. sleeves knit flat, alternating skeins, mattress stitched up.

Whatcha Makin?
plain vanilla socks- Vesper Across the Universe, size 0 and 1. Fish Lips Kiss heel by Sox Therapist-   started ½ inch before the line on my cardboard foot, fits perfectly.

Summer Dawn cardigan by Andrea Black. Plucky Primo Sport in Vanity. gauge was off by 1 stitch for every 4 inches, so I’m sizing down.  Seamed 1x1 twisted rib button band instead of garter stitch BB. Also changed the slip 1, psso to an SSK

Whatcha spinning?
Fiber Optic SWMerino/Silk in Vineyard
BFL dyed by me

Oldest Anything KAL- April and May with Deep Blue Renegade podcast

New stuff:  Plucky Knitter Traveler Aran in Round Table
String Theory Caper Sock in Laguna
City Garden Soap

New England Soup Factory cookbook

Three Waters Farm is the guest dyer in April for the Completely Twisted and Arbitrary group on Ravelry. Go over there and spin along with them!

I am excited to announce that Three Waters Farm is offering Whatcha Swatchin viewers a 10% off coupon, good for any of the hand dyed fiber, yarns, or goats milk soap in their etsy shop,  Coupon code is good through March 31. Shop updates happen daily, so check back often.

You can see Mary Ann and Stephen in person May 3rd and 4th at Maryland Sheep and Wool, booth B23, in the Main Exhibition Hall. Check out the Three Waters Farm board on Ravelry for information about monthly spin alongs, giveaways, and for links to their facebook and twitter feeds, as well as links to Three Waters Farm on Pinterest.

Mary Ann and Stephen have also kindly donated a braid of Falkland (Winter Sunset 7 colorway) for me to use as a prize. Go to the thread and post which of their fiber or yarn colorways or soap scents are your favorites. I’ll draw for winners after March 31.

1 comment:

  1. Your shopping trips sound like fun! And I'm glad you mentioned the Birthday Cake Cowl pattern, since I've been looking for a worsted-weight cowl pattern that uses one skein; it's perfect!