Saturday, May 14, 2011

Twisted Strands Ep. 21 Disorganization, I haz it!

Lots of spinning stuff going here, some talk of wips and a toy FO.

Welcome to Episode 21
I’ve been doing some spinning! Just finished is some lovely brown wool. I’m also working on the second bobbin of Polworth dyed by Bohoknitterchic.
Next on the bobbins is some fiber gifted to me by Paletpc. It is a batt of merino wool by Hanks in the hood, and you can find them at This color is lovely green and charcoal, called Grasshopper.

5/21- 5th Annual Rhode Island Wool and Fiber Festival Bristol, RI
Join fiber and textile enthusiasts from across the Northeast at Rhode Island's only Wool and Fiber Festival. See craftspeople demonstrate traditional and contemporary fiber arts; purchase your own textile supplies, equipment, and gifts to take home; watch the hand shearing of sheep, and help with 18th century textile and farm work.
9:00am-4:00pm. $8.00 for Adults; $5.00 for Seniors and Children (6-12); Children under 5 Free. Museum Members-$5.00 for Adults; $3.00 for Seniors and Children (6-12); Children 5 and under Free.

5/28-5/29Massachusetts Sheep & Wool
Cummington Fairgrounds
97 Fairgrounds Road, Cummington, Massachusetts 01026

Cape May Quilt & Fiber Show, Historic Cold Spring Village June 25-26, 2011
Historic Cold Spring Village’s 26th annual Quilt Show has expanded into a full-scale event celebrating all forms of fiber arts. In addition to voting for your favorite quilt, guests can take in workshops and demonstrations on knitting, crocheting, wool dyeing,
sheep shearing and more.

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

On the kneedles
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!
Japanese Garden Shawl by Wendy Johnson, using size 5 (3.75 mm) and size 8 (5mm) needles. I guessed at how much yarn I’d need to use for a long tail cast on. Using Wollmeise Raku-Regenbogen.
Little Starbursts Dishcloth by Sarah Cook in Blue Ombre Peaches and Cream, Size H (5mm hook)
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, done that-finished objects
Floppy flounder, done using various samples from a bag of goodies from Paletpc! Free pattern available on

Stuff and Junk

I now have buttons for sale, contact me on Ravelry if you’d like to purchase one for 2 dollars!
My contact info:
Jadee on
Jadee666 on Plurk


  1. Very cute watermelon sock, woman!!

  2. The RI festival is at Coggeshall Farm located on Rte 114 Poppasquash Rd. Bristol. It's right next to Colt State Park. It's a rain or shine one day event.