Episode 137 – Wait For It….

In this episode, you really need to wait for it because it’s so worth it.^ Danie does a balancing act, and if Susie could wink, she totally would have.

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Stuff & Things

Simma down now!

Finished Projects

Susie started and finished her Soldotna Crop since the last episode and within that same week also finished her Holly. She also finished her Life’s a Peach Socks.

Current Projects

Danie swatched (like, *really* swatched) for a Jilted, which is her Mother’s Day Cast-On.

Susie worked on her The Shallow Voice of Reason Socks and her Blue Jeans & Tie-Dyed T-Shirts Socks. She also cast on a new pair of striped socks using Must Stash Yarn Perfect Must Match in the Ready Player One colorway. She also worked on her Moonquake and cast on her Mother’s Day Cast-On project – the Siberian rustic shawl using a thing for string Himalayan Sock in undyed and Stained.

Enhance the Stash

Susie enhanced her stash with a skein of Suburban Stitcher Merino DK in the April 2019 Park Passport Yarn Club – Carrizo Plain National Monument colorway.

^No Prairie Girls were harmed during the recording of this episode.

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Episode 136 – The One with All the Dogs

In this episode, the girls are joined by a couple canine co-hosts. Susie is not mad at extra soccer practices, and Danie has been channeling her inner Bob Villa in lieu of knitting.

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Stuff & Things

A big thank you to Rachel of Unraveled Designs, designer of the Outlander Shawl, who reached out to Susie to suggest an alternate edging. So kind!

Finished Projects

Hahahahaha….None finished projects. Again.

Current Projects

Susie worked on both of her Life’s a Peach socks again (this one and this one). She also cast on The Shallow socks out of Another Crafty Girl Strong Sock in the Voice of Reason colorway and a new self-striping sock design out of Nomadic Yarns Brit Sock in the Gives Me Goosebumps colorway. She also cast on a Moonquake cowl out of Suburban Stitcher Sport in the Eggplant and Masquerade colorways.

Danie worked on her Chicago Socks and her Home Alone Socks.

Enhance the Stash

Susie enhanced her stash in a major way at DFW Fiber Fest. She picked up a Bolga basket from Windmill Crest Farms, three skeins of Must Stash Yarns & Fiber Perfect Self Striping Sock in the Vespa, Ready Player One, and I am Strong colorways, two skeins of a thing for string Himalayan Sock (undyed) to make a Siberian rustic shawl, and a skein of Teeny Button Studio Soft Sock in the Flying Horses colorway. From Suburban Stitcher she picked up a shawl kit for a Time Trades shawl, a skein of Sock on the show colorway Irving to make Hello Sunshine socks, four skeins of Sport in Eggplant and Masquerade for the already started Moonquake cowl, a total of five skeins of Merino DK in Eggplant, Clam City, Neptune and Bashful to make a Soldotna Crop (for the record, Danie’s surprise was that no color direction was provided as a jumping off point), and two skeins of Single Sock in the Eggplant and Clam City. She also picked up the cutest hedgehog project bag from Whimzee Stitches, and various notions and pins from both Whimzee Stitches and Suburban Stitcher as well as a mini shawl pin from Crafty Flutterby Creations.

Episode 135 – The Accurate Episode

In this episode, the girls are up to their usual tangents and chats.

Please note that this episode was recorded almost 2 weeks ago, just as the major flooding that has devastated much of Nebraska and the Midwest was beginning. We mention the evacuation of a local lake community briefly without knowing the extent of the evacuations and hardship to come. Our hearts and thoughts are with those who have been affected and are still dealing with the aftermath of the floods.

Listen here.

Stuff & Things

Susie will be attending DFW Fiber Fest again this year, April 4th – April 7th in Irving, Texas.

Finished Projects

Susie finally finished her kid’s hatThe Stockholm Hat out of Malabrigo Rios in the Green Apple colorway.

Danie finished her Weekender sweater.

Current Projects

Susie cast on the Outlander Shawl out of frabjous fibers & Wonderland Yarns Mad Hatter in Pennyworth and Sleeping Gryphon. She also picked back up her pair of Walnut Street Socks, cast on her second Life’s a Peach Socks, and worked more on her Holly.

Danie worked on her own Walnut Street Socks aka her Chicago Socks.

Enhance the Stash

Susie enhanced her stash a skein of Six and Seven Fiber Soybean in the Barista colorway as well as February’s Park Passport Club skein of Suburban Stitcher Merino DK in the Sequoia & King’s Canyon National Park colorway.

Danie enhanced her stash by dyeing up three new gorgeous sweater quantities.

Project Reconsideration

Susie is reconsidering her Ryo.

Future Projects

Danie is in the early stages of planning a fingering weight summery top.

Episode 134 – Feels Like the First Time

In this episode, the girls are a tad nervous to be back in front of the mic after a long break.

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Stuff & Things

Susie released her Life’s a Peach Socks pattern.

Please check out the Lots of Socks KAL hosted in the Paper Daisy Creations Ravelry group!

Finished Projects

Hahahahaha….None finished projects.

Current Projects

Susie worked on her Life’s a Peach socks (this one and this one). Susie started a different kid hat out of the Malabrigo Rios in the Green Apple colorway he picked out – the Paragon Toque. She also worked on her Blue Jeans & Tie-Dyed T-Shirts Socks. She also frogged her Chatham Pullover and cast on a Holly.

Danie made a quick fix on her Daelyn Sweater, and cast on a pair of fingerless mitts. She also worked more on her Weekender sweater.

Enhance the Stash

Susie enhanced her stash with a skein of Suburban Stitcher Merino DK in the Rocky Mountain National Park colorway and several amazing items from several awesome makers via Suburban Stitcher’s Peach Collective kit update.

Episode 133 – Braggadocious

In this episode, the girls announce this year’s LegendPrairie concept.

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Stuff & Things

LegendPrairie is all about the bragging! Watch the Ravelry group for the thread and tell us what 2018 finished project you are most proud of and why.

Finished Projects

Danie finished a couple of adorable baby hats, including a pretty kitty hat.

Susie finished her Beeswax hat and a secret shawl.

Current Projects

Susie cast on an Ironwood out of Malabrigo Rios in the Green Apple colorway. She also worked on her Walnut Street Socks and her Chatham Pullover and cast on a swatch sock and her Blue Jeans & Tie-Dyed T-Shirts Socks.

Danie cast on The Weekender out of Knit Picks Swish DK in the Delft Heather colorway and a baby Barley hat.

Enhance the Stash

Susie enhanced her stash with a skein of Malabrigo Rios in the Green Apple colorway, a notions holder, and a set of Yarn Soxx.

Episode 131 – PGP: Head Wound Edition

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As of this episode, the podcast can no longer claim to be injury-free.

Listen here.

Contest

Check out the thread in the Ravelry group to enter to win a copy of Point/Counterpoint Volume 4!

Finished Projects

Susie finished her DFW Socks.

Current Projects

Danie worked on her Mossy Way, and she’s determined to conquer it.

Susie cast on her Victorian Circus Socks as part of the #SeasonalSockWork KAL out of Neeley’s Knits Super Sock in the Victorian Circus colorway. She worked on a series of baby bonnets, the next pair of birthday socks, her Walnut Street Socks, and her Chatham Pullover.

Episode 130 – Effortless Kapow

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In this episode, the girls talk about storing stash and knits. Danie names the episode and Susie plans on living her best life.

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Stuff & Things

Susie (finally) released the Walnut Street Socks pattern.

Finished Projects

Danie finished her Cattails, and it looks so good!

Current Projects

Susie cast on the Chatham Pullover using madelinetosh Tosh Sport in Tart. She also worked more on her DFW Socks and started her kid’s 6th Birthday Socks.

Danie cast on Mossy Way out of One Twisted Tree Lavish in the Admiral Adama colorway.

 Enhance the Stash 

Susie acquired two skeins of 75/25 Sock yarn from Traveling Yarn/Less Traveled Yarn in the Eye of Newt and Slutty Pumpkin colorways.

Episode 128 – PGP: All Chit-Chat, All the Time

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In this episode, the girls do what they do best: chit-chat.

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Finished Projects

Susie finished a test shawl.

Current Projects

Danie worked on her Kristi Socks and her Daelyn Sweater.

Susie worked on her I am Fearless Socks and her Walnut Street Socks. She also started a shawl test knit for Sarah/mrsshoo of Cultivate & Create Designs using Fuse Fiber Studio Fuse Merino Singles in the Snowflower colorway.

 Enhance the Stash 

Susie acquired a project bag from Woodberry Stitches, who was in the Abacus Dyeworks (formerly Three Sisters Fiber Co.) booth at ZK, a skein of Suburban Stitcher Sock in the ZK2018 colorway, three skeins of Suburban Stitcher Single Sock in the Whisper, Clean Slate, and Ooooh Honey colorways, and a mug from Lavender Lune Yarn Co.

Danie acquired a skein of Leading Men Fiber Arts Spotlight in the You Never Know colorway, a skein of Lavender Lune Yarn Co. 75/25 in the Rare Clouds colorway, and some gorgeous fabrics from Ginny’s Fine Fabrics.