The Knitting Game and Other Stuff #17: Now We’re Cookin’


Welcome


Social Media Sites

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Shout outs, Thank Yous, and Admin notes

New group member:

    • BeardieLove    Julie
    • flancers           Jackie
    • carol5800
    • wellwoman      Isobel
    • dchu5457        Dorothy
    • SandraRum     Sandra

>Happy Upcoming Birthdays:

    • MayaMoonie   Maya

Blog/Vlog/Podcast of the Week

Hot Pink Socks (http://hotpinksocksreviews.blogspot.com/) by Stephanie

Question of the Week

How do you organize your knitting work load?


The Knitting Game


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

Featured Book

1 skein sock wonders Sock Yarn One Skein Wondersby Judith Durant (Editor)PaperbackStorey Publishing, LLC

published in November 2010

Patterns

Round 1

Winner: Swan Shawl

Round 2

The Celeste Shawl by René E. Wells Swan Shawl by Rebecca Hatcher
Swan Shawl

Voting

Voting will close at 3 PM Eastern, 23 May 2012

Sensual Knits Knitting Game Update

Project Page

Knit.Sock.Love. Knitting Game Update

Project Page

Knit. Sock. Love. Knit-along

  • Post Cast-on/Bind-off pictures to the thread on the message board with the following information:

o Cast-on Date

o Bind-off Date

o Yarn Used

o Needles Used

  • Prizes will be awarded for the first FO to be posted and drawings for a few other prizes to be determined. (If you would like to donate something to be given away, please PM me on Ravelry)

The KAL started on 2 May. The deadline for submission will be Tue, June 12 at 11:59 PM.

Play Along at Home

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


The Other Stuff


Knitting

Stash Expansions

Books:

  • Knitting Off the Axis: Projects and Techniques for Sideways Knitting by Mathew Gnagy
  • Knitted Lace: A Collection of Favorite Designs from Interweave Knitted Lace: A Collection of Favorite Designs from Interweave by Anne Merrow
  • 400 Knitting Stitches: A Complete Dictionary of Essential Stitch Patterns 400 Knitting Stitches: A Complete Dictionary of Essential Stitch Patterns published by Potter Craft
  • Knitting Little Luxuries Knitting Little Luxuries by Louisa Harding
  • Around the World in Knitted Socks: 26 Inspired Designs Around the World in Knitted Socks: 26 Inspired Designs by Stephanie van der Linden
  • New England Knits: Timeless Knitwear with a Modern Twist by Cecily Glowik MacDonald and Melissa LaBarre

Needles:

  • Knitter’s Pride Dreamz 32″ Circular Needle size US 1.5/2.5mm
  • Knit Picks Interchangeable Wood Needle Tips US 6 (4.0mm) / US 8 (5.0mm)

Spinning

On the bobbin
  • Frabjous Fibers: Opulence Blend in the Chromatophobia Red
  • Loop Bull’s Eye Bump: Rose Petals

Sewing

  • Cut out and almost finished a blouse

Hiking and Fitness

Not happy with my progress or performance this week…

  • Fight Like a Girl: learned to use forward push kicks with the trainer holding the mitts
  • Personal Training: Better this week, everything was timed.
  • Cardio

Giving

Want to help without spending a dime? Contribute to our cookbook.

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