Monday, January 12, 2015

Episode 9: Knitting with Rainbows


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Happy New Year, everyone! We hope you all had a good holiday. Let's get on with the knitting!

WIP It
Thuy is working on some super secret baby knitting out of Malabrigo Arroyo in Lotus
Grenadine by Amy Christoffers in Cascade 220 Heathers in Bronze Green
Double Deco Shawl by Leah Coccari-Swift in Lady Dye Yarns Superwash Merino and Ewe Ewe Wooly Worsted



Kimberly started a baby blanket of her own design in Sweetgeorgia Superwash Sport in Wetcoast Winter
Garter Earflap Hat by purlbee in Knit Picks Sock Landscape in Spring Prairie

FO Show



Double Deco Shawl by Leah Coccari-Swift in Lady Dye Yarns Superwash Merino and Ewe Ewe Wooly Worsted
Saroyan by Liz Abinante in Malabrigo Merino Worsted in Polygala
Thuy's Saroyan



Thuy completed 2 preemie baby hats, a 2x2 rib hat in Artyarns Supermerino in blues/purples and a rib brim hat in Sweetgeorgia Speed Demon in Fondant

Queued
Meret by Wooly Wormhead
Graham by Jennifer Adams
Milanese Lace Topper by Tante Ehm
Claudia by MJ Kim
Foliage by Emilee Mooney (2 versions)
Wooly Wormhead hats - Wooly has a coupon code right now for 40% off her pattern store. Use code bringon2015.

2015 Knitting Goals

Thuy's Goals
1. Knit from the stash
2. Knit from patterns and pattern books already owned.
3. Knit 2 sweaters.
4. 15 hats as part of the Stash N Burn 15 Hats in 2015 Challenge.
5. Do more colorwork.
6. Knit a sock rainbow (inspired by this post by Tanis Gray).

Kimberly's Goals
1. 15 hats for the Stash N Burn 15 Hats in 2015 Challenge.
2. Buy yarn more conscientiously.
3. Start Christmas knitting early and knit gifts throughout the year.
4. Knit from the stash.
5. Pom poms on everything!
6. Sew more and use at least half of the fabric stash.
7. Learn to quilt.

Retail Therapy


Wooly Wonka Freya DK 100% BFL wool in Scottish Heather
Knitted Wit Victory Fingering 100% Superwash merino in colorway Jimmies


Awesome Grannie project bag in Enchanted Forest pattern
Knitted Wit Victory DK in We've Been Jammed


Knit Picks Felici in Rainbow

Reading
Fifty Shades of Grey and Fifty Shades Darker by E.L. James
The Shadow Cabinet by Maureen Johnson (pub Feb 2015)
A Heart Revealed by Josi S Kilpack
The Grendel Affair by Lisa Shearin
The Maze Runner by James Dashner (audiobook)

Watching
The Equalizer
The Imitation Game
Archer Season 5
Kimberly checked out The Equalizer, How To Train Your Dragon 2, If I Stay and The Giver from Redbox. She returned them late and ended up owing $30.

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