Sunday, April 17, 2011

Twisted Strands, Episode 17, Buttons and a Drawing!

A little of this, a little of that, some yarn, tiny FO's. ; No spinning b/c I'm very displeased with what I did, sorry!

Welcome to Episode 17
Stash diving!
Peppermint Twist by Feistywoman Designs
Merino, Polwarth and Angelina
Huggy Bear Knits
Plum Dandy in Huggy Sock
75% superwash wool 25%nylon


Connecticut Sheep & Wool Festival
102nd Annual Sheep, Wool & Fiber Festival
Saturday, April 30, 2011
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tolland Agricultural Center
Route 30, Vernon/Rockville, CT

Maryland Sheep and Wool!
Saturday May 7, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM &
Sunday May 8, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, 2011
Howard County Fairgrounds
2210 Fairground Road
West Friendship, MD

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. 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
Doll shawl by Naomi Herzfeld, using Stimpylab’s Frostbite.
Doll Dress on it is pattern #99, Short Pink Dress with some revisions by me.

Stuff and Junk
Prize drawing!
I now have buttons for sale, contact me on Ravelry if you’d like to purchase one for 2 dollars!
A big hug and thank you goes to Kandiland on Ravelry, she was so sweet and purchased me a copy of “Hearts Afire” pattern. Thanks!


  1. Love the dress and shawl you made for your doll! She's very beautiful. Nice Job!

  2. I really like that watermelon yarn. Those socks are going to be ridiculously cute!

  3. Thank you for the mention of my Peppermint Twist batts. They ARE fun to spin up--I plied mine with white Merino and purple mylar.