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Franklin Fiber Episode 22: Sand in My Shoes

Lots to talk about… Finished objects, old and new works in progress, even (dun-dun-DUN!) SPINNING! Fall has finally arrived, and with it the promise of sweater weather!

Show notes will be posted tomorrow…scout’s honor! And I’ll go back and do show notes for the last few episodes, too. It’s too late and I’ve spent too long uploading tonight!

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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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Franklin Fiber Video Podcast! Episode 2: In the Red Room

Check out episode 2 of the Franklin Fiber video podcast! (WT: Knit Spin Repeat)

Episode 1 can be viewed here: Watch  episode one.

Show notes:

Works in Progress:

  • Mom’s Socks – yarn = Patons Kroy Socks FX in color 1209, needles = US2
  • Hitchhiker – yarn = black Momostenango, Guatemala handspun, needles = US9
  • Big Herringbone Cowl – yarn = Cascade Eco Duo in color 1704, needles = 15

Finished Works:

  • Anja – yarn = Madelinetosh Sport in colors Antler and Tern (oops–said Ink in the show!), needles = US3 & 4
  • Lovisa Armwarmers – yarn = Madelinetosh Sport in colors Antler and Tern, needles = US6

Spinning:

  • Teeswater roving in-progress from Rhinebeck ’13. Searched the vendor list and I’m 98% positive it’s from Looking Glass Wool in Clinton County, MI. No website, sorry!
  • Plying vegetable-dyed wool from Momostenango – finished the Sacatintas/Desert Honeysuckle color.
  • Finished Arrow Acres Farm (Wall, NJ) 3.7 oz 100% alpaca (color: Lily & Bing). 380 yards of lace weight 2-ply.
  • My wheel = unfinished Ashford Kiwi 2

Miscellany:

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