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Episode 33- Fiber with Friends

This Week’s Segments Include:

 

Off the Needles
On the Needles
Brainstorming
Life in Focus
In My Travels
Events
Crafty Adventures
On a Happy Note
Knitting in Passing
Quote of the Week

Off the Needles

 

Made up the pattern as I came to each section.
Bound off with – Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind Off But I only did this extra yarn over every 2nd or 3rd stitch.

 

I am going to work on writing up this pattern, re-knitting and publishing it.

 

On the Needles

 

started Thurs July 25th

 

 

Wicked Smaht by Fancy Pants Fiber

 

 

Heartbreak Shawl by Lisa Mutch
I’m thoroughly enjoying this!! Thank you Lisa Mutch. Go check out her patterns published under Northbound Knitting.

 

 

Brainstorming

 

I re-swatched for my sweater. I got a bra-fitting at Nordstrom’s and highly recommend that you do this if you haven’t in awhile (or ever). I still need to take my measurements, wash my swatch and get moving!

Life in Focus
Love seeing your summer photos! keep posting those in the Ravelry board.

 

New challenge for this time- Share some photos of your food!
 
 
In My Travels
Fiber Revival in Newbury, MA
Purchases
-Gray sock yarn for Dan from Mad Color Fiber Arts
-2 skeins of yarn from Woolen Rabbit & a bucket bag like this.
 
My niece and nephew had a great time–
  • They made necklaces with Leslie Wind (who sells beautiful shawl pins in her etsy shop)



Hope you enjoyed my chat with my niece, A, who was so happy to chat about our day:

[us in the backseat on the way home]

Events

 

Sweater KAL July 15th- October 15th

 

Rules:
Cast on July 15 or later.
Finish and post FO in thread by the end of the day on 10/15
Adult sized sweater of your choosing- cardigan, pullover, whatever you like

 

Prizes-
  • 3 patterns by Brenda Castiel— (don’t forget that Brenda is also offering our listeners a 25% discount on her patterns. Use the code: “summer25” )
  • 2 patterns by Lisa Mutch of Northbound knitting
  • Beautiful skein of yarn from Shasta Daisy Knits

 

Crafty Adventures
Dan’s room is nearly done!

 

 

 

Down Cellar Studio Progress
– I got 2 new storage bins for my expedit shelf at Target which match the linen – Tip: put felt on bottom of baskets so they don’t scratch up your shelves
– I covered foam core board with fabric for cubbies in shelves above desk.

 

Quote of the Week


“I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.” Oprah Winfrey

 

Thanks for listening! Talk to you soon!

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