Saturday, May 21, 2011

Twisted Strands Ep. 22, No Apocalypse Yet!

I'm amazed I have 2 socks on the needles, and 1 in hibernation, fangirl over toy knitters in Simply Knitting, and finally show you the Japanese Garden Shawl WIP.

Welcome to Episode 22


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) needles. Using Wollmeise Raku-Regenbogen.
Little Starbursts Dishcloth by Sarah Cook in Blue Ombre Peaches and Cream, Size H (5mm hook)
Bellona Cowl by Didi B., using Gothlings by Rainy Days Wooly Dogs

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
Halfway done with the watermelon socks!
Stuff and Junk
Almost new Simply Knitting #80
I hope the next one arrives on my doorstop soon!

I now have buttons for sale, contact me on Ravelry if you’d like to purchase one for 2 dollars!
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  1. I really like the watermelon socks. If I'm ever tempted to buy yarn online, that's something I might be interested in. Have you listen to Abby's kitchener tips on Knit Knit Cafe? I think it is episode 29.

  2. Nice socks!Please tell us the name of your other blog.You are a tease!!!Your podcast just makes me happy!Keep up great work.