Episode 80 – Shawl Series 5: Stylin’ & Profilin’

In this episode, the girls talk shawl styling, and many other things in this longer-than-usual episode.

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Contest

To win a copy of the lovely View from the Charles shawl pattern by the wonderful Jen of the Down Cellar Studio podcast, post in the thread on the Ravelry group.

Finished Projects

Susie finished her Wild Goose Shawlette, and it is fabulous. She found it to be a super quick knit, and very very enjoyable.

Danie finished her Box Troll Mittens, and two adorable mice.

Current Projects

Danie knit more on her Corrugated Box, her Fuzzy Hat, her third mouse, and her Equatorial Nights cowl. She has carefully planned out milestones to complete it for the Oh! Loops Harry Potter KAL 2015.

Susie worked a lot on her Rainbow Connection Socks, and a little on her Anemone shawl. She cast on a Candy Cane Stocking using Valley Yarns Northampton Sport in Ocean Heather and Natural, and a Glenfiddich sweater in Miss Babs Yowza in Cloak. Her best-laid fitting plans ran into a son of a stitch, but she’s re-plotted her course.

Review

Danie reviews Sun Valley Fiber‘s Yarn Buddy.

New to Me

Susie has been enjoying the audio podcast Skein Enable and the video podcast Stitched in Sweden.

Project Reconsideration

Susie reconsiders her Gridelin and her Aranami shawl.

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Episode 58 – 2015 Knitting Plans

In this episode, the girls talk about their knitting plans for the year. Danie kept a narrow knitting focus over the break, and Susie knit on all the things.

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Contest

The winners of the 2014 Legend-Prairie are announced!

Enter to win a copy of the Twisted Sand Mitts pattern or the Triple Swell Hat pattern! Post in the contest thread on the Ravelry group and tell us where you see yourself wearing these lovely accessories, and we will randomly draw two lucky winners.

Finished Projects

Danie finished another pair of mittens and another Barley hat with a pompom. They are out of some fun yarn she dyed herself, that look like a funfetti cupcake in yarn form.

Susie finished her first curl, Caesious. It’s beautiful, and she’s working through the usual style issues she has with shawls. She also finished her second Conjunction Cowl and has been wearing it pretty much non-stop. Also finished are the Monkey gift socks, after a couple of minor hiccups along the way.

Current Projects

Danie made progress on her Featherweight Cardigan. She is nearing the end of the body, but that’s relative when it’s a fingering weight sweater. She also worked on her Stitches Socks, and after ripping out the heel four times she settled one and is pressing on. She also just cast on a pair of worsted weight socks for herself.

In a succinct rundown, Susie worked on her Chill Chaser Cardigan, Water and Stone, Bonnie’s Wish, and Electric Rainbow Friendship Socks. She also started a new sweater, Dragonflies Jumper.

2015 Knitting Plans

Susie plans on WIP cracking and stash culling.

Danie plans on knitting with MadTosh, finishing three sweaters, knitting three ‘brown bag’ socks, and taking two of her hoarded Craftsy classes.