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.

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Episode 121 – Skippers Need Not Apply

In this episode, there are so many tangents. So many. Maybe too many. Susie recovers from issues with her edge stitches, and Danie prepares to zoom.

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Stuff & Things

Susie gives a huge thanks to all the test knit volunteers!

Check out Tightly Spun podcast!

Event/Contest/Something

The Legend-Prairie contest is on through January 31st, so get your entry in! Danie’s project this year is her re-visited Handspun Elda Cardigan, and Susie’s is her Roughlock Fall Shawl (first & second).

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

Finished Projects

Susie finished her Hellebore shawl.

Current Projects

Susie cast on a Cypress Hat using Lavender Lune Yarn Co. DK in the Critters of Texas colorway leftover from her Origami Top Hat. She’s also worked quite a bit on her Tracie after a (not so) minor son of stitch concerning eyelets not lining up followed by a wonky edge stitch, and a little bit on her Ryo.

Danie knit on her Daelyn Pullover , her 2018 New Year Socks, and her Jaywalkers. She also picked up her Stained Glass Sock Blanket and it was just what she needed.

Episode 120 – PGP: Hello, 2018!

In this episode, the girls are back!

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Stuff & Things

Please let Susie know if you are interested in test knitting a shawl or a cowl!

Event/Contest/Something

The Legend-Prairie contest and the Loosey-Goosey Sweater KAL are both underway; don’t forget to check out and post in Ravelry group threads!

Finished Projects

Susie finished a shawl and a cowl, both of her own design.

Danie finished some more really adorable pig food – a watermelon slice of her own design and a truffle. She also finished a Two By Two watch cap and added a folded brim to her Thundertwist hat.

Current Projects

Susie knit a bit on her Oh! Scrap Blanket, and started an LYS sample of her Hellebore Shawl pattern out of Brown Sheep Prairie Spun DK in the Huckleberry Pie colorway. She also cast on a Tracie out of Suburban Stitcher Sock in Cinder and Yarn Lang Syne, and worked more on her Berlin Soft.

Danie made a hard decision to re-work her Daelyn Pullover, and now it is knitting along swimmingly. She also cast on Jaywalker using Biscotte Yarns Bis-Sock in the Gazania colorway. She also cast on a pair of socks using Knit Picks Felici in Rainbow, with Knit Picks Stroll in Ash for heels and toes.

Enhance the Stash

In addition to Suburban Stitcher Sock in Cinder and Yarn Lang Syne, Susie also acquired Whitewalkers, Daenerys, and Coal as well as a skein of Glitter Sock in Blonde Squad.

Episode 119 – Sweater Series 4: Kid Sweaters

In this episode, the girls share their experiences knitting sweaters for their kids. Susie is secretive, and Danie is getting experiment-y.

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Stuff & Things

Check out Behind the Wool podcast!

Event/Contest/Something

This year’s Legend-Prairie contest is starting! Check the Ravelry group for the thread

The Loosey-Goosey Sweater KAL is also underway; don’t forget to check out and post in the thread!

Finished Projects

Susie finished another Aviatrix hat, and a secret shawl.

Danie knit some really adorable pig food – Apple Knitting Pattern and Itty Bitty Pumpkin. She’s also winging an acorn and will be winging a watermelon slice.

Current Projects

Susie has mostly been working on another secret shawl, but also knit a bit on her Winter Remix Hexi Socks and her Circuitous Ribbed Socks. She also started a new cowl design using Lavender Lune Yarn Co. DK.

 

Danie worked more on her MIL Socks, a little on her Daelyn Pullover. She also spent some more time re-working her Handspun Elda Cardigan.

Episode 117 – Prairie Girls Potpourri

In this episode, the girls press record in the middle of a non-knitting conversation which evolves into a potpourri episode.

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Susie’s Roughlock Falls Shawl pattern is now available on Ravelry!

Contest

The girls are giving away SIX copies of Stand Up! Post a comment in the contest thread in the Ravelry group to enter!

Finished Projects

Danie finished her Downpour Socks and her Thundertwist.

Susie finished her 5th Birthday Socks and her Georgetown.

Psst! Danie also finished a pair of kid mittens!

Current Projects

Danie worked her Cattails and cast on MIL Socks, Helical Striped Fingerless Mitts, and Daelyn Pullover out of One Twisted Tree Lavish in Take the Black.

Susie worked more on her Winter Remix Hexi Socks, and cast on the Origami Top Hat out of Lavender Lune Yarn Co. DK in the Critters of Texas colorway. She also picked back up her Timber Bay hat and her Pebble Beach Shawl.

Episode 106 – Catching Up Is Hard To Do

In this episode, the girls catch up on all things fiber.

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Contest

The 2016 Legend-Prairie contest will be closing soon-ish, and some late-breaking prizes have been added! Please check out the Ravelry thread for all the details.

Stuff & Things

Susie is excited to announce the release of the Point/Counterpoint, Volume 2 collection collaboration with Kino Knits! Check out the contest Ravelry thread to learn how to win a copy.

Finished Projects

Susie started and finished a test knit hat Ermahgerd! PSL for Sarah/mrsshoo of Cultivate & Create, using The Lemonade Shop DK in Spectravision, finished her Directional Socks, and started and finished her Tilled Row Socks using With Pointed Sticks Ballpoint Sock in the Tulip Fields colorway.

Current Projects

Danie is crocheting away on her Micah’s Blanket, and hexis for a WeekEnder Blanket.

Susie finished the 13th of 63 (or 70) squares on her Oh Scrap! Blanket, and worked on yet another sock of her own design using KnitKnot Studio Half Hitch Sock in the Lunacy colorway. She also started the Earl version of the Lady & Early Grey Socks using Narwhal Needlework Rogue Sock in the River Tan colorway. She knit more on Architexture using madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light in the Undergrowth colorway, and NightBlossoms using One Twisted Tree Lace in the Acid Peacock colorway. She also cast on Good Vibes using Hedgehog Fibres Sock in Bali and Genie.

Episode 104 – Prairie Girls Last Potpourri of 2016

In this episode, the girls chatter away through the final potpourri episode of 2016. Susie muses on Santa’s flatulence levels, and Danie has a sock break-through.

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Stuff & Things

The PACE collaboration from Danie and Sarah of Imagined Landscapes has been revealed! Check out the Prairie Hills Shawl pattern and the Prairie Gold colorway.

Susie released her Alight Cowl pattern!

Contest

We’re gearing up for the 2016 Legend-Prairie contest! Please contact us if you’re interested in donating a giveaway prize.

Thank you to Sari of The Girl Who Crafted who donated a Blue Lily Mitt kit as a prize, and Sarah of Imagined Landscapes who donated a copy of her Prairie Hills Shawl pattern!

Finished Projects

Susie started and finished her Striped Kid Hat, and finished her Close To You shawl.

Danie finished another two squares on her Micah’s Blanket, and started and finished two Pussyhats for the Women’s March on Washington.

 

Current Projects

Susie knit just a little bit on her Vedai sweater, edged a couple of squares on her Oh Scrap Blanket, and added a couple of inches on the third Newborn Bonnet & Wrap Set. She also worked on the second of her Directional Socks, and cast-on a Come What May shawl using KnitCircus Lavish in Humperdink, Humperdink, Humperdink.

Danie has been working on her Micah’s Blanket, and on her First Hermione’s Everyday Socks.

Project: Reconsideration

Susie pretty quickly reconsidered her Luckdragon Shawl. She’s going to save the pattern for when she’s more in a “thinking-knit” place.

Danie is considering frogging her Handspun Elda Cardigan and reknitting it into a Harvest cardigan.

Enhance the Stash

Susie acquired some yarn from The Lemonade Shop – a skein of DK in Spectravision and two skeins of Mighty Sock in Witch, Please, which may or may not become a Sugar Plum Shawl.

Danie treated herself to some much-deserved goodies from the Bar Maids.

New to Me

Susie tried out the yarn-themed video game called Unravel, hopped on the Instant Pot bandwagon, and put a purple streak in her hair.

Episode 103 – Knitting Deep Thoughts

In this episode, the girls reflect on what knitting does for them, and how that sometimes changes because of life.

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Contest

We’re gearing up for the 2016 Legend-Prairie contest! Please contact us if you’re interested in donating a giveaway prize.

Finished Projects

Danie finished a stack of garter stitch squares, which is the start of her Micah’s Blanket. She also started and mostly finished (minus the felting) her Micah’s Duffers (2016).

Susie finished her secret hat project.

Current Projects

Danie has been working away on her HamilKnit hat. She also started a new sweater – Staring at Stars.

Susie worked a little on the i-cord edging on her Oh Scrap Blanket, and on her Vedai sweater. She also worked through the cuff of her second Directional Socks, and cast-on Whisky & Rye using Marigoldjen BFL/Nylon Sock in Merry & Bright. She knit a bit on her Pebble Beach Shawl, and cast-on Close To You using Ethereal Fibers Aurora Borealis Sock (shawl) in Do You Know When Santa Farts at the Mall?, as well as a Luckdragon Shawl using KnitCircus Lavish in Humperdink, Humperdink, Humperdink.

Project: Reconsideration

Susie will never knit a Christmas stocking, and so she’s given up even pretending like she will. She is following Danie’s lead and ordering some Holiday Stockings (white glove,  yo!) from Sprout Patterns.

Enhance the Stash

Susie acquired madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light in Undergrowth, a peppermint mocha bag from Suburban Stitcher, some Stonehedge Fiber Mill Shepherd Wool Worsted for a kid hat, and a couple skeins from A Whimsical Wood Yarn Co.