Tue, 1 May 2012
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On the Needles:(0:33)
Gigi has finally started the Mishke, by Cocoknits out of Donegal Tweed. Jasmin finished her sideways Baby Wrap Sweater out of Froebe Fiber yarn. She is almost finished with the garter wrap kimono cardigan for Genevieve out of Skinny Bugga.
Gigi has been blocking away! She blocked her Pogona shawl and her second Citron shawl (knit out of sparkly yarn from Huckleberry's). Jasmin is redoing the edge on her Pogona shawl (knit out of A Verb for Keeping Warm Metamorphosis). We talk about going to A Verb for Keeping Warm to meet Stephen West.
May 18-20: CNCH in Oakland, CA, at the convention center
June 2nd: Spinning at the Retzlaff Winery, in Livermore, CA
June 22-24: Black Sheep Gathering in Eugene, OR. Not attending this year.
Spring Cleaning Contest, ends July 2nd. Read the thread on the board and get ideas and contribute your own!
Mother Knows Best: (27:12)
We discuss how to determine how much yarn to buy for sweater knitting.
This week we steal "Worth it!" from the KnitCents podcast. This week, experiences trump stuff.
Westknits Book 3. We love it!
And Sew On: (39:46)
Jasmin starts sewing! She worked on two-sided baby blankets this week.
Straw Into Gold: (46:54)
SPAKAL spinning continues.