Episode 77 – Prairie Girls Potpourri: Catching Up

In this episode, the girls catch up after too long away from the mic (and each other)!

Listen here.

Miscellaneous things mentioned include goodstuff’s Perpendicular Cowl, Knitsy digital magazine, Susie’s Electric Rainbow Friendship Socks, the German Twisted Cast-On, Susie’s Gramps Cardigan, the other Gramps sweater, horseshoes in Springfield, Knit One Weave Too, and Knitorious.

Events

The first Prairie Girls’ meet-up will be at It’s Yours Pottery on September 19, 2015 at 1:00pm.

Contest

To win a fabulous Espresso Your Needles WIP cozy from Kitchen Counter Crafter, go to her Etsy shop and tell us what you love!

Finished Projects

Susie finished her Ozukuri Lace Shawl, which found its forever home with the lovely mrsshoo from the In a sKnit video podcast. She also finished the prototype of a shawl she is designing and is calling the Hellebore Shawl. She also started AND finished a new shawl, the Reyna shawl pattern, out of Larkshead Sock 101 (base not listed in Ravelry) in the colorway Vlad.

Danie finished her Holiday Stocking!

Current Projects

Susie finished the first of her Fork in the Road Socks, but hasn’t started the second one because she stole the needles to start a different sock project. She is cruising down the leg of her second Bang Whiz. She slowed down a bit because she thought she might have knit the first one’s foot slightly short, but after several try-ons, she has decided it’s fine and she’s ready to proceed. She also started her Third Birthday Socks, using Another Crafty Girl’s Strong Sock in the I Can Fix It! colorway, and has finished the first and is approaching the heel flap of the second. She started a pair of matching socks for herself using Another Crafty Girl’s Strong Sock in the Spring Peony colorway. She also started a Peekaboo using Berroco Vintage in Azure. She also started a new lace shawl, Anemone, using One Twisted Tree Lace in the Acid Peacock colorway, and it is all she wants to knit on forever.

Danie worked on her Cotton Top, and very narrowly missed putting in armholes. She also added a square to her Stained Glass Sock Blanket. The majority of her knitting time was devoted to her Sugared Violets shawl.

Enhance the Stash

Susie spent a weekend in Illinois, and came home with some Vice Blurred Lines in Teal Deer and Frabjous Fibers Mad Hatter in Sleeping Gryphon and Pennyworth,  in addition to the Larkshead Sock 101 in Vlad that she already knit up.

Danie came home from Stitches Midwest with a Dumpling Batt from Wool Pierogi in October Dreams, a skein of Another Crafty Girl’s Strong Sock in Gamut, a wallet from Kitchen Counter Crafter, a t-shirt from Knerd, a set of mini skeins from Gnome Acres, a project bag from Slipped Stitch Studios, and a Yarn Buddy to review from Sun Valley Fibers.

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One thought on “Episode 77 – Prairie Girls Potpourri: Catching Up

  1. Dani,
    You were talking about a fuzzy hat. What about angora or an angora blend? Do you know anyone who has any Knit Picks sugar bunny? I hope you figure something out.

    Jennifer

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