I've started a sock, been busting my butt on the shawl, and talk about sniffing out fiber tools at an antique show.
Welcome to Episode 16
Stash wish list
Her shop has a lovely variety of fingering weight yarns, including some delightful self striping, and some various and sundry fun things.
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
Knit along in the group, Japanese Garden Shawl, designed by Wendy Johnson.
On the kneedles
Also, cast on for the watermelon socks as a treat for myself. Abi Grasso dyed the yarn and wrote the pattern I’m using for it.
http://www.etsy.com/shop/knitpurlgurl# is the URL for her shop. Her self-patterning yarn is full of awesome!
The Haruni Shawl is being picked up and worked on, I’m in the middle of chart b
Size 5/3.75mm circs, and Wollmeise 80/20 in Dornröschen
Mom’s Ripple Afghan from “Cool Stuff, Teach me to Knit” book. Using bulky jiffy from Lion Brand and Bernat Soft Boucle and size 10/6mm circs.
Been there, did that-finished objects
Chinese waves Dishcloth by Margaret K. K. Radcliffe
Peaches and Cream yarn ombre with size 7/4.5mm needles.
Stuff and Junk
I went to an antique show in Mendham, and came away with two similar looking but pretty bone crochet hooks.
I also ordered some buttons with the show logo on it.
A week or two ago, I watched a very fun new video knitting podcast called Knit One, Heart Two, hosted by Wendy and Sheila.
In celebration of my 15th episode, I’m giving away a copy of Sock Yarn One-Skein Wonders, 101 Patterns for Sockweight yarn. To enter in my drawing, just leave a comment in the blog. The drawing will take place during my 17th episode, so you have two weeks to enter! I’m sorry, but I can’t afford to mail the book outside of the U.S.A.