The Knitting Game and Other Stuff #14: Pardon the Interruption



Welcome

 



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Shout outs and Thank Yous

New group member:

 

  • Grammybug – Sally from Southern CA

 

Blog/Vlog/Podcast of the Week

Juniper Moon Farm – Lamb Cam, Shop and Blog

Question of the Week

Other than Ravelry, what’s a go to online resource for your fiber arts?

 



 

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 3

Moving on to 4th and final round: Stalagmite w/ 52%

Round 4

Stalagmite Pointelle
stalagmite_1_medium2 pointelle_2_medium2

Voting will close at 3 PM EST May 2, 2012

Sensual Knits Knitting Game Update

Project Page

Yarn: Cascade Yarns Venezia Worsted

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

Progress to date: Nothing this week due to other project and the retreat

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
  • Mardi Gras Socks – US 2/2.75MM ChiaoGoo & Knit Picks fixed circulars, 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

     

    Stash Expansions

  • Pagewood Farm Denali Hand Dyed Sock Yarn in the Indian Corn Colorway – 4 oz/ 450 yards, 80/20 Merino Superwash/Nylon
  • Crazy Zauberball – Gray/blue/brown, 100g, @459 yards (420m)
  • Wolle’s Yarn Creations – 100g, 480 yards, Almond Fog color way,
  • Knit Picks Palette Yarns (10 skeins) = 2,310 yards for the Wanda Nell Cardigan
  • Wanda Nell Cardigan - Project Plan

    Spinning

    On the bobbin

  • Spunky Eclectic Fiber Club: 4 oz. Merino – Little Fishes
  • Highland Handmades – White Spruce Top (Bright’s Rainbow), 4 oz (60% Wool, 30% Bamboo, 10% Nylon) – Navajo Plied, 100 yards
  • 4 oz. of Sweet Grass Wools Targhee Mountain Top in the Kimo colorway
  • Events

    Maranatha Alpaca Farm Alpaca Shearing Day 2012

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

    Where: Maranatha Alpaca Farm

    71 Coakley Lane

    Fredericksburg, VA 22406

     

    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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