Episode 91

 

FOs

 

  • Somer
    • Knit
      • Starting Point MKAL by Joji Locatelli using:
        • Undead Yarn Twilight in “Midnight Graveyard”
        • Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sock in “Brick”
        • Haute Knit Yarn Superwash Merino Sock in “Night Owl”
        • Madelinetosh Twist Light in “Paper”
        • Knit Picks Stroll dyed using “Spruce” and “Turquoise”
      • Collywobbles by Emily Estrada using Haute Knit Yarn in”Spooky Spooky”
      • Vanilla socks in my handspun (Rock & String Creations BFL/silk in “Caramel Apple Cider”)
      • Slipstream Hat by Louise Zass-Bingham using Knitted Wit Victory Sock in “Bad Santa”
      • Circumvolute Hat B by Hunter Hammersen using Nomadic Yarns DK in “Fa La La”
    • Spinning
      • Butterfly Girl Designs batt
    • Cross Stitch
      • Ouija board

 

  • Katie
  • Om Shawl by Andrea Mowry using Plucky Knitter snug worsted. About 80% done.
  • 2nd Avenue by Amy Miller. Using Plucky Knitter primo fingering and snug fingering.

 

Active WIPS

 

  • Katie
    • Lambing mitts by Veronika Jobe using Plucky Knitter sweater in Blackwatch
    • Boneyard shawl by Stephen West using Suburban Stitcher’s merino DK in cinder.  This is a super plain shawl, so I might frog and use the yarn for something else.
  • Somer
    • Knitting
      • Giant Granny Square blanket
      • Vanilla Socks with Gynx Yarn in “Gingerbread House”
      • Mini hat garland
    • Spinning
      • Elemental Fiber Works Polwarth/Silk in HD 40307g
    • Cross Stitch
      • Star Wars owls

 

Casting on Soon

  • Katie
    • Winter Butterflies by Jenny F (sweaterfreak) using Plucky Knitter primo worsted in a one hit wonder in a dark gray. This is a cabled hat.
    • 800 yard dash shawl by Knitterella using Plucky Knitter primo fingering in oatmeal, wanderlust, and small batch 28.
    • Free Your Fade by Andrea Mowry, yarn not yet picked out, but will likely do a DK version in blues/greens/browns.

 

Acquisitions

  • Katie
    • Hippos — Hippo for Thanksgiving and HIPPO FOR CHRISTMAS!! By Lolodidit
    • Suburban Stitcher – Cinder on her merino DK and sock base   
    • Ninja Chickens and Twist Fiber studio- eco dyed project bag by Ninja Chickens and bag made by Twist. I got a purple print with a light oatmeal canvas bottom.                              

 

  • Somer
    • Madelinetosh Vintage in “Oompa Loompa”
    • Suburban Stitcher Sock in “Rivers Edge”
    • Bags by Awesome Grannie notions pouch

 

Reading & Watching

 

  • Katie
    • Read The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee.  This is  YA historical fiction with too much going on for my taste.  This book had too many tropes, plus then tried to add a paranormal element that was just sort of hokey.  I would have liked the story better if it had 1-2 less tropes.
    • Read Before the Devil Breaks You by Libba Bray. This is the third book in the Diviners series.  I felt that it did not move the story along very much. They are still chasing the “man in the stovepipe hat” and dealing with ghosts.
    • Currently reading The Renegades by Marissa Meyer.  This is a new YA superhero series by the author. I am feeling very meh about it and might not finish.  It seems to be a combination with Batman (DC comics) elements and Marvel comic characters kinda put together.

 

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