The Knitting Game and Other Stuff #12 – Calm Before the Storm


Welcome


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Shout outs and Thank Yous

New group member:

  • yarnseeker    Susan
  • strickland66    Michelle
  • born2knitnpurl    Andreia
  • fibernymph    Lisa
  • lmolin    Lainey

Blog/Vlog/Podcast of the Week

Neauveau Fiber Art by Ashley Martineau


The Knitting Game


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

Featured Book


Knit. Sock. Love.
by

Cookie A.
Paperback and e-Book
One Leg Press; 1St Edition edition (November 25, 2010)
19 patterns

Patterns

Round 1

Moving on to round 2: Twisted Flower Sock (it was a tie, but my vote tied it, so I picked the one I voted for).

Round 2

Twisted Flower Sock

BFF Sock

Voting

Voting will close at 3 PM EST April 18, 2012

Sensual Knits Knitting Game Update

Project Page

Yarn: Cascade Yarns Venezia Worsted

Needles: Knit Picks, size 8, 32” circular needles

Progress to date: Started the shaping increases along the back before the arms.

Play Along at Home

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


The Other Stuff


Knitting

WIP

  • Lemongrass Socks – US 1/ 2.25mm Knit Picks, Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rock Lightweight – Lemongrass
  • Bunny Nuggets by Rebecca Danger

WIH

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

Spinning

On the bobbin

  • Spunky Eclectic Fiber Club: 4 oz. Merino – Little Fishes
  • Paradise Fibers – 2 oz. Yak Down

Sewing

  • Working on designing my own line of project bags. and sewing some little sock size bags

Hiking

Big Run Loop – Still hurting

Events

FSWG April Member Meeting

When: 14 April 2012, 10 AM

Where: Liberty Town Art Workshop

Maranatha Alpaca Farm Alpaca Shearing Day 2012

When: Saturday, 28 April 2012, 11am – 5pm

Where: Maranatha Alpaca Farm

71 Coakley Lane

Fredericksburg, VA 22406

Dog House Yarn and More Knitter’s Retreat

When: Saturday, April 21, 2012

Where: Graves Mountain Lodge

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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