Episode 84 – All Things Stocking

In this episode, the girls talk about stockings. Susie finishes her first pair of mittens, and Danie whips up a quick blanket.

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Some of the specific knitter-style stocking stuffers mentioned include the Sock Ruler, Anne Budd’s Gauge Ruler, the Sirka Counter, Elizabeth Zimmerman quotation mug by winemakerssisterKnitter’s Pride Knit Blockers, peacock needle gauge and wraps-per-inch tools by  hipstrings, Knitter’s Tool Tin by TheSexyKnitterwool & wire stitch marker necklace  and scissor sleeve sold on nevernotknitting.com, and emergency fix keychain sold on knitpicks.com.

Contest

The 2015 LegendPrairie contest is running! Post in the Ravelry thread and tell us about your favorite fibery FO of the year.

Finished Projects

Susie finished her first pair of mittens using Danie’s Triangle Thumb Toddler Mittens pattern and Kirbywirby Worsted in Fru Fighters.

Danie knit up a super quick lap blanket for her grandma – watch for the pattern!

Current Projects

Susie cast on a Barley hat out of her mitten leftovers, and an On the Bias Cowl out of Manos Del Uruguay Gloria in Oceano and Vereda. She also worked on her Socks in the Name of Science and  Glenfiddich sweater, and will be ripping back a bit and reknitting on her Choice Bit of Calico test knit.

Danie worked on some new mittens, and would have finished her Broncos Socks but for a literal thorn in her side (or hand, really). She also worked on her Fuzzy Hat.

Future Projects

Susie is planning an Infinito from Joji Locatelli’s The Authentic Collection using Twisted Fiber Arts Arial Evolution in Phantom and Valley Yarns Charlemont (now discontinued) in Dusk.

Danie is planning a Bluebird of Happiness for her grandma.

Enhance the Stash

Susie acquired Malabrigo Yarn Sock in Lettuce and Arco Iris.

Episode 83 – The Great Prairie Girl Caper

In this episode, the girls recount their recent road trip to Des Moines. Danie doodled her little heart out, and Susie forgets everything.

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Miscellaneous items mentioned include Susie’s We Call Them Pirates hat, Danie’s Wide Thumb Toddler Mittens, Jordan Creek Mall, Zombie Burger, Des Moines’ East VillageStitch, and Yarn Junction Co..

Contest

The winner of the fabulous Skein Watch Socks  pattern by the lovely kino was announced!

Also, the 2015 LegendPrairie contest has begun! Post in the Ravelry thread and tell us about your favorite fibery FO of the year.

Finished Projects

Danie finished her Doodler, and it is glorious! 984 yards in 19 days, including practically finishing and then ripping back to adjust the border. She also finished her Keuka Hat, and it is indeed dapper.

Susie finished her Rambled hat, and her Willowbrook Shawl. Both knits were enjoyed and are loved, both were also forgotten for recording purposes.

Current Projects

Susie worked more on her Socks in the Name of Science, and just started the toe on the first sock. She also plugged away at her Glenfiddich sweater, and cast on a test knit for mrsshoo of the In a sKnit podcast using One Twisted Tree Prime in Hinkypunk.

Danie knit on her Awesome Socks, some socks for her Wellies, and a pair of socks using One Twisted Tree in Soul of the Tardis and Admiral Adama.

Enhance the Stash

Susie acquired Manos Del Uruguay Gloria in Oceano and Vereda, Knitter’s Pride Knit Blockers, and With Pointed Sticks Ballpoint Pen in All is Bright and Rollerball in Ice Queen.

Danie acquired an upcycled project bag from Spud and Chloe, Vice Paradigm in Trollop, a Fat Squirrel bag, Juniper Moon Farm’s Sheep Stash, and Plymouth Yarns Happy Feet 100 Splash.