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.

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Episode 132 – PGP: Short & Sweet

This episode is probably the quickest potpourri episode in the history of the Prairie Girls.

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Episode 131 – PGP: Head Wound Edition

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

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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.

 

Episode 126 – Casting On & Picking Back Up

In this episode, the girls chat about their Mother’s Day Cast-Ons (and Pick-Back-Ups). Susie is unsortable, and Danie does not recommend swatching babies.

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Stuff & Things

Dianne of Suburban Stitcher is hosting a Prairie Girl Designs KAL, and Susie started a Prairie Girl Designs Ravelry group.

Events

The girls will be attending Zombie Knitpocalypse again this year – June 20th-24th in Rochester, MN.

Finished Projects

Susie finished her Circuitous Ribbed Socks.

Danie finished her Baby Vertebrae.

Current Projects

Susie worked on her second Evanesce sample out of Suburban Stitcher Single Sock in the Darkest Night, Dandiya, and Sari Silk colorways.

Danie worked on her Walnut Street Socks, her Kristi Socks, and her Home Alone Socks.

Susie’s Mother’s Day Cast-On was her I am Fearless Socks using Must Stash Yarn and Fiber Perfect Self Striping Sock I am Fearless colorway from the Affirmation Collection.

Danie’s Mother’s Day Pick-Back-Up was her Daeyln Sweater.

Project: Reconsideration

Susie reconsidered her Winter Remix Hexi Socks. When she started them she was trying to be too fancy, and with having had to re-work the first sock once, she’s over them.

Episode 123 – PGP: Whatcha Been Knitting?!

In this episode, the girls catch up on what all they’ve been knitting lately. Danie knits for not-her-baby, and Susie makes peace with the fact that she’s only going to shrink from here.

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Events

Susie will be at DFW Fiber Fest April 5th-8th in Irving, Texas. If you will be too, let her know!

And don’t forget the on-going Loosey-Goosey Sweater KAL!

Finished Projects

Danie finished a couple of #notherbaby knits: her (but not *her* hers) Baby Hat and her Pink Better Than Baby Booties.

Susie finished her Tracie.

Current Projects

Danie started a Baby Verebrae using Universal Yarn Bamboo Pop. She worked a little on her Daeyln Pullover, and on her 2018 New Year Socks. She also started a blanket for the Ravellenics. She also started a test knit for Greg/KnittingDaddy’s new design called Smoke in the City Hat using Malabrigo Rios in the Aquamarine colorway.

Susie finished two more squares on her Oh, Scrap! Blanket. She also started a Fly Away blanket using Plymouth Yarn Worsted Merino Superwash Solids, and the first two colors she’s working with are Dress Blues Navy and Primavera. She also worked on (and re-worked) her Winter Remix Hexi Socks, and started a pair of Zigzagular Socks using Suburban Stitcher Glitter Sock in the Blonde Squad. She also got Ryo to the point where it’s joined for knitting in the round, and she’s been chugging away on her Berlin Soft.

 

 Enhance the Stash 

Susie acquired a skein of Ines from Yoshi and Lucy in the Cheshire Cat colorway. She also had her birthday wish granted in the form of a Fringe Supply Co. Field Bag, the orange one exclusive to PurlSoho.