Mon, 29 November 2010
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The holidays are fast approaching, and the Purlescence Purl Girls are preparing holiday goodies for you all to enjoy. We are pleased to announce the arrival of three new fiber lines: Frabjous Fibers, Ashland Bay Fibers, and Crown Mountain Fibers. We're also stocking up on looms and spinning wheels for your holiday gift desires. Get your wish list in and order early to ensure delivery before mid-December! Happy autumn knitting!
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On the needles: (00:34)
Thanks for the birthday wishes! Gigi is making progress on her Cassidy cardigan. Jasmin is making some progress on her Cece cardigan, and found the perfect button for it! Jasmin is working on Meghan's Twist Cardigan. We mention Dr. Who, the Dr. Who scarf, and the Brass Needles podcast.
Other podcasts mentioned:
Radio Free Burrito (language warning)
Jasmin has been working on her Snapdragon Afterthought Socks. We talk about the Pajama Jammie Jam. You can see our video here:
We mention Bill's (in Willow Glen).
Mother Knows Best: (10:51)
We suggest a "Just say 'no'... but I'll teach you" approach to holiday knitting. Jasmin mentions her Juno Regina stole.
When Knitting Attacks: (18:47)
Jasmin runs short. And forgetful.
Our annual Do Some Good contest has begun! Do some good, post it to the thread, maybe you'll win a prize! But you'll definitely do some good, and that's awesome. The contest will close 1/8/2011, and we'll announce the winners on 1/9/2011.
This week we review One More Skein by Leigh Radford. We're not really impressed.
Holidays with the Knitmores: (29:43)
We talk about Advents Calendars, and specifically mention the DROPS Christmas calendar.
Straw into Gold: (33:46)
Jasmin is still spinning on her Barbie dream fleece from the 2009 Monterey Wool auction. It's a brown merino from Terry Mendenhall. We talk about multiple wheel homes, and how to select a spinning wheel.