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Franklin Fiber Episode 20: The Doldrums of Summer

Layin’ low to avoid the heat, but I’ve got some new knitting to show off!

(You can subscribe on iTunes, too)

SHOW NOTES:

On the Needles:

Finished Works:

  • None!

Spinning:

  • None!

Ramble On:

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Franklin Fiber Episode 11: Decoration Day

Enjoy absurd suburban extraneous noise, as well as a book review and the great giveaway drawing on today’s Memorial Day episode!

SHOW NOTES:

Works in Progress:

  • Striped afterthought heel socks for husband – yarn = hand-dyed merino/nylon fingering weight, 64 sts on US 2’s
  • Wood Hollow Vest by Kirsten Kapur – yarn = Cascade 220 in Highland Green, needles = US 6

Finished Works:

  • On the Beach – again. Yarn = Ironstone Flake Cotton in Slate and Cream, needles = US 8

Spinning:

  • Nope.

Miscellany:

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Franklin Fiber Episode 8: Back in Action

Aaaand we’re back, with things to show you! 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
  • On the Beach – yarn = Ironstone Flake Cotton in cornflower blue and ivory, needles = US 8

Finished Works:

Not really finished, but re-showing…

Spinning:

  • Maybe some day…again…

Dyeing:

Miscellany:

  • Frix the Cat’s grand homecoming
  • Maryland Sheep and Wool????
  • Join the Ravelry group!! You won’t be alone!!
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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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