Episode 23: Can you knit too many wrist warmers?

Episode Number: 23
Record Date: 10/25/21
Publish Date: 11/9/21
Edited by: Kelsi

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What have you been listening to?

The Fiber Artist Podcast with Cindy Bokser
Interviews with fiber artist, goes deeper than just their business but their struggles and how fiber art is used in their lives

What’s Brewing? (Current Projects/Cast ons)

Kelsi

Vanilla Socks – Desert Vista Dyeworks – Rainbows rule the world
Sea Glass Tee – Abbye and Selena, Wool and Pine Designs
Ravelry Link http://www.woolandpine.com/
Fingering weight colorwork short sleeve tee. I’m using my minis from the Merry Everything and Happy Always mini swap. What was that I said about not doing another colorwork fingering weight sweater any time soon? And now I’m planning for my next 3 of these….
Lap Blanket – Corner to Corner Crochet Method
Mandala something
A friend of mine was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and will be starting chemo soon and I want to give her something to cuddle up with. At the moment it’s not very big but I’m going to try to find another yarn to put a border on it with
Born in Berlin – Wollmuschi
Paid for pattern on Ravelry
Fingering weight hoodie that I’ve now turned into 1×1 colorwork, the pattern calls for size 6 needles but I’ve gone up to an 8
LIght House Keeper’s Wife
https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/the-lighthouse-keepers-wife
Ischniech
Spinning – Combo

Caitlyn

Aperture Shawl by Ambah O’Brien
Needles: US 5 – 3.75 mm
Yarn: New Garden Yarns Lavender BFL annual yarn base Colorway: Teal Fade
This is so fun! This is a knitted lace shawl, I’m knitting the smaller size. Starting with the lighter color so it will fade down to the darker shade of teal.
Ravelry Link
Gravel Knits Website Link
Birthday cast on! Outline Tank by Jessie Mae
Yarn: Malabrigo Yarn Sock Colorway: 870 Candombe
Birthday 2021 Cast On!
Ravelry Link Gravel Knits Website Link
#BIPOCMAL2021
Koha Mitts by Francoise DanoyUS 2 (2.75 mm) and US 3 (3.25 mm)
MC:West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4 Ply Colorway: Liquorice
CC: Knit Picks Stroll Colorway: Gumball Hand Panted
Ravelry Link
#BIPOCMAL2021
The Peaceful People Hat by Jennifer Berg
Needles: US 2½ – 3.0 mm and US 4 – 3.5 mm
Yarn: Cascade Yarns Spuntaneous Worsted Effects Colorway: 301 Grape Crush
Cascade Yarns Spuntaneous Worsted Effects Colorway: 308 River Rock
It’s fun! This yarn is so soft and the color work is fun to follow, not a lot of floats to catch 🙂
Bankhead by Susie Gourlay
Needles 7 – 4.5 mm
Yarn Cascade Yarns Color Duo
Colorway Denver
Ravelry Link
DRK Everyday Socks by Andrea Mowry
Needle US 1 – 2.25 mm
Yarn Fibernymph Dye Works Inversibles Sets Mountain Tweed (BFL)
Colorway Cranberry/Forest
Ravelry Link
Bitty Spruce by Laura Spargo Anderson
Needles US 6 – 4.0 mm & US 8 – 5.0 mm
Yarn Fibernymph Dye Works – Twist Colorway Ocean Twist
Baby Sweater, as a gift or not sure, but I wanted to use up the rest of the yarn
Ravelry Link

End of the Trail (FOs)

Kelsi

Lawen – MK Nance
https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/lawen
Leading Men Fiber Arts – Showstopper in “How you doin’?”
Bah La Jolla – Tequila Lime
Ryker’s Makebelive Sweater aka Sweater Project #1
Mesa Beanie
TL Yarn Crafts
Watts Yarn – Worsted in Sapphire
Random grey worsted ( I think knit picks of some kind) from stash
Dino Ribbed Beanie
Leading Men Fiber Arts Showstopper in How you Doin’?
Gavin’s Ribbed Beanie
Based off of the sockhead slouch hat

Caitlyn

#BIPOCMAL2021
Festival Hat by Cecilia Losada
Needles: US 8 – 5.0 mm & US 10 – 6.0 mm
Yarn: Berroco Vintage Chunky Colorway: 6106 Smoke & Yarn Love Amy March Bulky Colorway: Flower Market
Ravelry Link
Flax by tincanknits
Needles US 6 – 4.0 mm & US 8 – 5.0 mm
Yarn Fibernymph Dye Works – Twist Colorway Ocean Twist
Sweater for Ryker!

Be Loving by Melissa Simpson
Needles US 6 – 4.0 mm & US 8 – 5.0 mm
Yarn Cascade Yarns Color Duo Colorway 215 Denver
Ravelry Link

Stash Enhancements

Kelsi

Caitlyn

A Tangle Of Yarn
Urth Yarns
Monokrom Worsted 100% Merino
Green semi solid (4065) AND Black (Thuja)
Fancy Tiger Crafts
Mando Del uruguay (The hands of Uruguay)
“is a non profit organization which assembles women in cooperatives throughout the countryside of Uruguay. The aim of the orgaization is to bring economic and social opportunities to rural women.”
Alegria – Worsted Weight Superwash + Polyamide
varigated Navey, white, and blushy pink
Knerd Sting -local dyer to Denver
100 % Superwash Fingering
“Go Ask Alice” it’s a mint colorway with puple and pink speckles
Hedgehog Fibers
90% merino 10% Nylon
Sock Mini in a light green

Hangovers

Kelsi

Ishneich Shawl – this had been sitting in time out for a long time (maybe two years?) I really love the yarn, it’s a camel/merino blend I believe and I’ve really been wanting to
knit with a “fancy” yarn. I couldn’t figure out where in the pattern I was so I ripped back 28 rows of the edge knot ribbing pattern

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