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Episode 95



  • Knitting
    • Hidden Gusset mitts by Mone Dräger in Sweet Georgia Tough Love Sock in “Snap Dragon”
    • Pay Day Socks by Leah Oakley in Unwind Yarn Company Journey Sock in “Lake Frances Sunrise”
  • Spinning
    • 2 Guys Yarn Wensleydale in “Shortcake”
    • Shirsty Cat Designs Merino/Tencel

Active WIPS


  • Knitting
    • Distract Me sweater by Amanda Woeger in Suburban Stitcher Sock in “Slate Blue” and “Rivers Edge”
    • Vanilla socks using Elemental Fiber Works Polwarth/Silk/Mohair in “Venus”
      • Garter Rib Socks from Sock Architecture by Lara Neel in Unwind Yarn Company Journey Sock in “Bluffs”


  • Free Your Fade by Andrea Mowry. I am using Miss Babs Kaweah DK.
  • Bankhead hat by Susie Gourlay in malabrigo worsted in hummingbird
  • Crochet temperature blanket – granny squares – each round is a day, so 52 squares. Will make 4 extra squares to have 56 – 7×8. I am using a box store worsted in 8 colors.  Up to 26+ squares. I am using this method to join the squares together.

Other Crafty adventures

  • Cross stitch stocking



  • Phat Fiber box


  • No yarn in 3 weeks!


  • DFW Fiber Fest – Somer will be there for a while on Friday

Reading & Watching


  • Reading
    • Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
  • Watching
    • Bright Star musical
    • Love, Simon


  • Read Beyond Scandal and Desire by Lorraine Heath. Historical romance – 3 stars.
  • Started Ready Player One by Ernest Cline.  It is on hold until I sort out my feelings about this book.
  • Reading Between the Devil and the Duke by Kelly Bowen. Historical romance.
  • Up next is Wicked Deep by Shea Earnshaw — YA paranormal and witches

In the Kitchen

  • Baking
    • Double Ginger Crumb Cookies
    • Lemon Cookie Cups with a lemon buttercream
  • Non baking
    • Hamburger stroganoff

Episode 74: Houston Fiber Fest recap






  • Western Sky Knits – 2 sock blanks – Rainbow Sprinkle Gradient and Rose Garden, and Aspen Sock in April Showers
  • Hedgehog Fibres – Sock in Film Noir – speckled yarn with light pinks and browns
  • Spun right Round – Squish DK in Birds – light gray base w/ black, highlighter green, and blue speckles
  • Northbound Knitting – Superwash Merino Fingering – Wreckless Abandon – blues and greens – like looking at a lagoon on a sunny day
  • Round Table Yarns – Camelot 80/10/10 fingering in Knight (dark charcoal gray/black) and Tintagel (medium purple) and Lancelot (100% merino worsted) in Ambrosius (purple with reds)
  • Panorama Fiber Arts – Socky Bomb in Aloha – gradient that starts w/ cream to yellow to green and then a blue, and a skein of Hitchhiker sock in Gothic romance – self-striping purple, gray, black, fuschia
  • Abstract fiber – Alto (sport weight 100% merino 392 yards) in reds and dark pinks
  • Gritty Knits – Hombre (merino, silk, yak fingering weight) in deep violet, light violet, and medium blue. Merinosaurus worsted (100% superwash worsted) in Velociraptor (raspberry/dark pink) and Allosaurus
  • 2 tumblers and a knit mug from The Muddy Knitter , as well as a bar of stress relief soap
  • Project bag (3+ skeins) from