Episode #32: Fall is in the Air

Keep in Touch

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The Knitting Game Ravelry Group

Welcome

Reardonknits

Knitastic – Susie

Rista1313 – Susan

Birthdays

strickland66 – Michelle

Thank You and Shout Outs

Thank you

  • StitchesPlease – Courtney
  • Akamillie – Emily
  • Simonamaloney  –  Simona

Shout Outs

  • Fredericksburg Spinner’s and Weaver’s Guild 2nd Annual “Let’s Stitch” event – Call for Donations
  • Kelleyjogirl (Kelley) – Mother Bear Project
  • born2knitnpurl  (Andreia)  – Project Linus

Question of the week

What is your favorite season?

Answer of the week

Autumn

The Knitting Game

Round 5

EZ 100th Anniversary Camping Half-Circle by Mwaa Knit v. In the Pink by IzzyKnits

Winner: EZ 100th Anniversary Camping Half-Circle by Mwaa Knit with 79%

EZ 100th Anniversary Camping Half-Circle by Mwaa Knit

  • Yarn weight – Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi)
  • Needle size – US 8 – 5.0 mm
  • Yardage – 750 – 850 yards (686 – 777 m)

Updates

Sensual Knits Knitting Game Update

The Other Stuff

Knitting

WIPs

  • My First Shawl – Madelinetosh Prairie in the Baltic colorway on US size 4 ChioGo needles.
  • RGB Color Affection – Knit Picks Palette (Autumn Heather, Marine Heather, Aurora Heather) on US size 6 40” ChioGo needles.

Stash Expansions

  • Fibernymph Dye Works: Bumblebee on the Bounce Base, 400 yards, 80% Merino/20% Nylon
  • knit, Swirl! Uniquely Flattering One Piece, One Seam Swirl Jackets by Sandra McIver
  • Cast On, Bind Off: 54 Step-by-Step Methods; Find the perfect start and finish for every knitting project by Leslie Ann Bestor
  • Socktopus: 17 Pairs of Socks Worth Showing Off by Alice Yu
  • The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques by Margaret Radcliffe
  • Wraps per inch tool

Spinning

On the Bobbin

Woolgatherings Merino

GnomeAcers Falkland

In a Hank

Gale’s Art Polworth/Silk – 225 yards 3-ply “fingering” weight

Stash Expansions

Loop – WHIRLPOOL – Self Striping Spontaneous Spinning Roving BULLSEYE Bump – (6.3 oz. center-pull bump)

Unwind Yarn Company – Aurora Borealis Handdyed Polwarth wool roving – 4.1oz

Events

VA Fall Fiber Festival

Link: http://www.fallfiberfestival.org

Days: October 6 & 7, 2012

Hours : Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm/ Sunday: 10:00 am – 4:00 PM

Location: 11407 Constitution Highway, Montpelier Station, VA 22957

Second Annual LET’S STITCH

Link: https://sites.google.com/site/fswguild/Home/let-s-stitch

Day and Time: October 13th, 2012,  10AM – 4PM

Location: LibertyTown Arts Workshop, 916 Liberty St., Fredericksburg.

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