Franklin Fiber Episode 17: Sleepyhead

It’s the crack of dawn, but I can talk fiber at any time of day or night. Enjoy!

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On the Needles:

  • Striped afterthought heel socks for sister – yarn = Paton’s Kroy Socks Stripes (2 skeins/332 yards – 166 yards ea) in 55520/Rusty Stripes from AC Moore, 64 sts on US 1.5′s (2.5mm)
  • Eyeblink shawl by Heidi Alander – yarn = hand-dyed 75% SW Merino, 25% Nylon fingering in “India Ink” (462 yards) on US 7’s (4.5mm)

Finished Works:

  • The Vermonter hat by Abi Gregorio (Spiderwomanknits) out of hand-dyed “Wavy Gravy” superbulky wool yarn on US 11 (8mm) needles


  • Finished 4 oz Crown Mountain Farms Fiber Falkland in Walpurgis, which is now 250 yards of a 2-ply worsted. (Crown Mountain appears to not be selling any fiber.)

Ramble On:

  • Magazine review of Knitscene’s Fall 2014 issue (spoiler alert: I love it!)
  • Baby sweater KAL??
  • Moving (again) next month! This time to Asbury Park, NJ–any knitters in the area?
  • Join the Ravelry group! Find me on Instagram! (username: loveelamb)
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