Episode 57 – frankensocks (shownotes)

Announcements:

  • I am drinking some David’s Tea Silk Dragon Jasmine green tea and it is LOVELY
  • Shop Update on 4/10/2015 time tba
  • Thank you so much for all of the birthday love and well wishes!

FOs:

WIPs:

  • Barnraising Quilt Square.  Yarn is Must Stash Yarn in the Dark Side of the Moon colorway.
  • Yowza Weigh It Shawl 3.  Yarn is Miss Babs Yowza in the Sugar colorway.
  • Follow Your Arrow 1.  Yarn is Madelinetosh tosh merino light in the Hickory colorway.
  • Cotton Candy Zombie socks.  Yarn is Desert Vista Dyeworks in the Zombody’s Eating Cotton Candy colorway.

Spinning:

  • I showed off two little mini-skeins of navajo plyed fiber.  I will probably use these for making little ornaments or stuffies
  • I started spinning my Second Spring fiber from Into the Whirled.  This will be a 2-ply yarn.

New Stash:

  • Wollmeise Lace…2 skeins
  • received a patchwork drawstring bag from my friend Tammy (karamat) and the fabric is from Lecien’s Flower Sugar line
  • sucresucreminiatures stitchmarkers from etsy
  • stitchmarkers from Little Skein
  • Miss Babs mini skeins in Sugar and Sugar Bear colorways (for blanket squares)
  • Arne & Carlos sock yarn from Jimmy Beans Wool

2015 Goals Recap:

  1. Knit 1 pair of socks per month.  So far I’ve knit 6 pairs this year.
  2. Spin 2 lbs.   So far I’ve spun 0 finished yards.
  3. Knit 15,000 yds.  So far I’ve knit just under 3000 yds.
  4. Knit 2 sweaters.  So far I haven’t finished any.
  5. Stash Down.  FAIL.
  6. Develop new products for the shop.  I’ve introduced a zippered project bag for the shop, and have several more ideas in the works.

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