Monthly Archives: April 2014

Franklin Fiber Episode 7: Cowlabunga

All cowls, all the time! Also, maybe candles. And ethical inquiries. You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, too.

SHOW NOTES:

Works in Progress:

  • Deathflake Mittens – yarn = Spud & Chloe Fine in black and white, needles = US 0 (ribbing) + US 1.5
  • Wood Hollow Vest – yarn = Cascade 220 in Highland Green, needles = US 5 (ribbing) + US 6

Finished Works:

Spinning:

  • Maybe some day

Miscellany:

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Franklin Fiber Episode 6: Queens for a Day

Upping the hipster cred by broadcasting from NYC and talkin’ bout Wes Anderson. Also, galaxy prints. You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, too.

SHOW NOTES:

Works in Progress:

Finished Works:

  • DK house socks – yarn = Mirasol Yarn Hacho in 307 (black rainbow), needles = US 4
  • Experiment hat – yarn = Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran in Moss and Charcoal, needles = US 7’s and 9’s

Spinning:

  • Stay tuned ’til next week…

Miscellany:

  • Coming to you live (well, it was when I recorded it) from Sunnyside, Queens, NYC!
  • Check out the amazing work of Kumi Yamashita, including the incredible “Constellation” series–made from nails & one strand of string
  • I’m wearing my Roam Tunic designed by Amy Christoffers (sans pocket), knit out of Cascade Yarns Cascade 128 Tweed
  • Lunch with SeashoreSharon, udontcallmeles, and gs1998 (I was close!! not. Sorry again!!)
  • Like movies? Try out The Grand Budapest Hotel! (Trailer here)
  • Join the Ravelry group!! You won’t be alone!!

 

Franklin Fiber Episode 5: Caffeination

Episode 5 is up and running! You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, too.

SHOW NOTES:

Works in Progress:

  • Big Herringbone Cowl – yarn = Cascade Eco Duo in color 1704, needles = US 15
  • Deathflake Mittens – yarn = Spud & Chloe Fine in black and white, needles = US 0 (ribbing) + US 1.5
  • DK house socks – yarn = Mirasol Yarn Hacho in 307 (black rainbow), needles = US 4

Finished Works:

  • None!

Spinning:

  • Started next 4 oz of The Sheep Shed merino/tussah silk; no colorway (blues and purples and silver). About 20 yards into the singles.
  • Plied Momostenango singles dyed with beets and vinegar. 292 yards of light worsted weight.

Miscellany:

  • Hubby’s home! (to sta-a-ay…I’m not a thousand miles awa-a-a-ay!…sorry, now I have this song stuck in my head. Thank you, Shep and the Limelights.)
  • Moving horrors, as usual.
  • New Ravelry group!! Come say hi and keep me company!
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