Sunday, November 16, 2014

Episode 6: Ladies of Leisure


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WIP It
Kimberly
Double Deco Shawl by Leah Coccari-Swift in Lady Dye Yarns Superwash Merino and Ewe Ewe Wooly Worsted

Thuy
Double Deco Shawl by Leah Coccari-Swift in Ewe Ewe Ewe So Sporty
Sockhead Hat by Kelly McClure (free) in Knit Picks Hawthorne in Montavilla
Knitted Patchwork Recipe blanket from Martine Ellis using various fingering weight scraps

FO Sho
Kimberly had no FOs this week.

Thuy




handspun hat made from Sunshine Yarns SW Merino Roving in Wildflowers
made up pattern - CO 48 stitches, 2x2 ribbing, then stockinette, added a pom pom

Queued
Thuy
The Indie Gift A-Long has begun! Check out the group page for details on what designers are participating. Stock up and save 25% on participating patterns.
Yowza Weigh It Shawl by Susan B Anderson

Retail Therapy
Kimberly bought a bunch of new fabric from Joanns! This is for a decorative pillow class she is taking at Sew LA.



Thuy
2 skeins Bijou Basin Ranch Himalayan Trail yak/merino in Ruby (Outlander colorway)
2 skeins of Desert Vista Dyeworks Viso fingering yarn in Franken-Zombody and If They Kill Rick


Review
We review 3 Skeins Or Less by Tanis Gray

Events
Unwind Holiday Extravaganza
http://unwindyarn.com/classes/unwind-holiday-extravaganza
UNWIND HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA
Saturday, November 15, 2014
11:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Purlescence Yarns Pajama Jammy Jam
Friday November 28, 2014
6am - closing

We had a knitting party a couple of weeks ago and recorded a little bit of audio from it. We interviews some of our friends and here's what they were working on.
Peggy (pingdot) is working on the Newborn Vertebrae by Kelly Brooker out of Inner Yarn Zen SW fingering yarn in Enchanted
Alethea (frootjoos) is working on the Wandren Scarf by Carina Spencer out of Bernat yarn
Aly is working on a crochet blanket with a shell stitch pattern out of Caron Simply Soft for her father

Spin Right Round
Thuy
2 oz 100% Polworth from Blarney Yarn in Aquamarine

Sew What
Kimberly made project bags using the Very Shannon Tutorial for the Bonnie Drawstring Project Bag tutorial. Bird fabric is “June Song” by The Alexander Henry Fabric Collection 2010.

Reading
Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L James
The Winner's Crime by Marie Rutkoski
**Sorry - Thuy had the wrong title to the Nalini Singh book she read. It's Archangel’s Shadows, not Archangel's Storm, by Nalini Singh
As You Wish by Cary Elwes - audiobook (borrowed from Kimberly)

Watching
Big Hero 6
Interstellar (both Thuy and Kimberly saw this film)
Dumb and Dumber To
Kimberly expresses her sadness that Selfie has been cancelled.

Ice cream!

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