Saturday, March 26, 2011

Twisted Strands, Episode 14, The Sims Addict

I finally show you some handspun, rave about yarn that looks like fresh watermelon (yum!), show another zombie project, and explain why I will be disappearing for the rest of the weekend!

Welcome to Episode 14
Adventures in Stash diving!
Self Striping Watermelon Yarn
Spinning, I’ve finished the Fiber Optic pencil roving. I haven’t picked out what I’m going to spin next yet.
Distant Star Alpaca Sweet Shop Sample

Stitches South is taking place in Atlanta, GA the weekend of April 14-17, 2011.
Connecticut Sheep & Wool Festival
102nd Annual Sheep, Wool & Fiber Festival
Saturday, April 30, 2011
Rain or Shine
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tolland Agricultural Center
Route 30, Vernon/Rockville, CT

New Knit along in the group, Japanese Garden Shawl, designed by Wendy Johnson.

On the kneedles

Bellona Cowl designed by Didi in Rainy days wooly dogs Gothling’s wicked color
The Forever Green Vest in Rowan’s “Big” Yarn, deep navy blue. Designed by Sarah Hatton.
Mystery sock #2, no longer a mystery! Designed by Wendy Gaal.

Back from the Dead! Zombies

The Haruni Shawl is being picked up and worked on, I’m almost done with Chart A

Been there, did that-finished objects

Antelope Hat using Malabrigo worsted. Designed by Kelly McClure.

Stuff and Junk
I made some stitch markers.

Designer of the Week is Wendy Johnson, aka Wendyknits
There are two KALs using her beautiful Japanese Garden Shawl. One in my group, and one in MommyNeedsYarn’s group. All proceeds from the sale of this shawl are going to the red cross until the end of April!


  1. i just have to tell you that i think you are just the cutest, sweetest and funniest podcaster out there. you are very talented and i really enjoy your show.

  2. the blog for wendy johnson is not .com
    love your show and keep up the great work

  3. Thanks for the head's up on the self striping watermelon sock yarn a couple of weeks ago on plurk. I'm itching to cast it on..

    Fabulous job on the antelope hat. I may have to stash dive and make one of my own!

    Great episode!