The Knitting Game and Other Stuff #9 – Can You Smell That?


Welcome


Social Media Sites

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Shout outs, Thank yous, and Admin notes

New group member:

  • bianca13 – Blanche
  • RethaKnitsAlot- Retha
  • MayaMoonie- Maya
  • beaglemomknitter- Angela
  • muffinmegnme- Jocelyn
  • FranceA- France
  • akamillie- Emily
  • shmopi- Victoria

Thank you to:

Maya of the Moonie Knits for the shout out on her last cast.

Tina from the Knitting Blooms podcast for linking to my blog

Lisa aka Fibernymph  of the 90% Knitting video cast for mentioning me on her show too!

 

This week’s Blog/Vlog/Podcast: Anna Branner’s Cloth-n-Clay by the one and only Anna Branner 🙂


The Knitting Game


An explanation of The Knitting Game can be found here on the blog or on our Ravlery Group.

Featured Book

Sensual Knits
by Yahaira Ferreira
Paperback
Sterling/Hollan
published in January 2008
On sale at Amazon.com for $8.97
26 patterns

Patterns

Round 3 was between the Betty V-neck Vest and the Sayuri Sweater.  With 78% of the vote, the winner moving on to the next round is: The Sayuri Sweater.

Round 4


Voting for round 4 for Sensual Knits will close at 3 PM, March 28th.

Play Along at Home

What books are in your library too? Let me know here.


The Other Stuff


Knitting

Stash Expansions

  • Nothing!

WIP

  • No More Tears socksby Erin Walsh of Mommy Needs Yarn – US 2/ 2.75 MM Kollage Square , Blue Sky Alpaca’s Spud & Chloe Fine Sock (80% Wool, 20% Silk), Color 7820
  • Two at a time, toe-up socks w/afterthought heal –  US 2/2.75MM ChiaoGoo, Blue Ridge Yarn’s Footprints in the Mardi Gras colorway

WIH

  • Baby Jacket by Michele Rose Orne– US 6/4MM Knit Picks Interchangebles, Knit Picks Bare Worsted
  • Clamber by Laura Wilson-Martos – US 4/3.5MM Kollage Square, Handspun from Wool, Tencel, Milk and Banana fiber dyed by River’s Edge Fiber Arts

FOs

  • Nothing

Spinning

On the bobbin

  • PLYING!  4 oz. of blended Colonial in the Dark Green color-way from the Smoky Mountain Spinnery, 8 oz. total completely spun up. .

Stash Expansions

Wild Hare Fiber Studio

  • Faux Cashmere x 2 4 oz. braids (1. General Lee 2.Sugar and Spice)
  • Mulberry Silk – 2 oz.

Mt. Airy Farm

  • Cormo/Silk 4 oz.

Uniquities

  • Frabjous Fibers: Opulence Blend in the Chromatophobia Red

Sewing

  • Working on designing my own line of project bags.

Hiking

Big Run Loop – Maybe, weather permitting.

Events

What: Dog House Yarn and More Knitter’s Retreat
When: Saturday, April 21, 2012
Where: Graves Mountain Lodge

What: Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival
When: Saturday and Sunday, May 5-6, 2012 (pre-events and workshops earlier in the week)
Where: Howard County Fairgrounds
2210 Fairground Road
West Friendship, MD

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