Episode #41 – Washin’ and Thwackin’

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The Knitting Game Ravelry Group

Welcome

allenmissy2005 – Missy

mahootak – Nancy

NJKnitter – Vicki

lollipopyarn – Joan

JillShoke – Jill

debcquilts – Deb

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nanasbug – laura

Homemadeknitting – Sarah

Birthdays

spun2tight – Ashley

Shout Out

Question of the Week

Is fruitcake GOOD or EVIL?

Answer of the Week

  • If you ask my husband, it’s good.  I’ve already bought him a few.  He eats them every year.  I however try it every year thinking it will be better because I want to like it, but I just don’t.  I try, I really do.
  • What books do you like to read? I like spy/detective/action thrillers, but I don’t do much reading these days.

The Knitting Game

One + One: Scarves, Shawls & Shrugs: 25+ Projects from Just Two Skeins by Iris Schreier

Round 1 Winner

The Exotic Draped Ruffle with 67%

Round 2

Taj Mahal Scarf by Iris Schreier Exotic Draped Ruffle by Tanya Alpert

Voting

Exotic Draped Ruffle by Tanya Alpert

Yarns suggested: Artyarns Regal Silk, Artyarns Beaded Mohair & Sequins

Yarn weight: DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) Gauge

Needle size: US 9 – 5.5 mm

Yardage: 277 yards (253 m)

Taj Mahal Scarf by Iris Schreier

Yarns suggested: Artyarns Silk Pearl, Artyarns Cashmere 5

Yarn weight: DK / 8 ply (11 wpi)

Needle size: US 8 – 5.0 mm

Yardage: 272 yards (249 m)

Updates

EZ 100th Anniversary Half-Circle Shawl – Half way through the second “motif” pattern, still shooting for Thanksgiving

Glashütte Hat – Started working on the brim

Sensual Knits Knitting Game Update – Resting

The Other Stuff

Knitting

FOs

Cowl

WIPs

Augusta Fingerless Gloves

Koolhaus Hat

Stash Expansion

Gnomeacres

  • Arthur Weasley – SW Merino Worsted Yarn – Hand Dyed – 218 yds
  • Aurora Gnomealis – SW Merino & Nylon Sock Fingering Yarn – Hand Dyed – 462 yds

Lollipopyarn – DEVIL With a Blue Dress On Self-striping sock yarn

Cascade Yarns – Pacific Chunky: Peacock, Pewter, Taupe, Cactus

Spinning

Stash Expansion

Widdershin Woolworks – Rambouillet, 4 oz.

On the Bobbin

Greenwood Fiberworks Merino – 4 oz Blueberry Smoothie (resting while plying)

Into the Whirled – Bodhi – 4 oz

Sewing

Fat Quarter Swap – Girl Cave Bags (Rista1313 – Susan)

Fat Quarter

Bags, bags and more bags

Comments 1

  • Still loving that cowl! I drank my morning coffee and knitted on my Piper’s Journey while viewing the podcast and it was like having a friend over (at 2 a.m. – couldn’t sleep). And I’m so proud of you for at least TRYING fruitcake…

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