Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Episode 40: Blustery

I checked the audio, and I did not think the wind sound was too bad. Let me know. I have been wanting to record outside for weeks, so I couldn't resist a chance.

Strandwanderer in Wollmeise Lacegarn in the Am Kalten Polar colorway, probably

Fiber Optic merino silk gradient in Emerald to Indigo

Vague Plans:
Resuming spinning the chocolate shetland fleece
The Knit Girllls Stash Dash 2014, 5000m of yarn knit or fiber spun from 5/23 to 8/7

Random and All Over the Place:
I am graduating soon!
It is lovely outside!
The Oldest Anything KAL is running until May 31st with Emily of the Whatcha Swatchin Podcast
I will throw in something from my stash if 20 people enter finished objects.
I will be recording May 7, 2014 since I am busy on Tuesday
There might be a change in my recording schedule, I will see how life goes.

That's all for now, take care guys

Molly : )

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

A Special Segment on Socks

If you are a regular viewer, then you already saw this segment as a part of episode 39. This is meant to be a stand alone segment on how to improve the fit of socks.

That's all for now, take care guys

Molly : )

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Episode 39: Serious Stashquisitions

Hello All! The episode is super duper long this week. I had a lot to talk about, and well, I didn't talk about it very quickly did I?

 Our haul : )


Fiber Optic Merino Silk gradient in Indigo to Emerald

My Imagine It! Swap package
Oink Pigments
Cascade Heritage Sock Yarn
Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light
Wollmeise Lace in Stella Polaris
Other fun goodies

Corriedale x (Shetland x BFL) fleece at The Fiber Event from Psalm 23 Farm

A Special Segment on Socks:
The types of heels I have knit

How they fit on my feet
How can socks go wrong?
What are the important considerations when making a sock fit you
I will be putting this out as a separate segment, so don't feel the need to watch it too.

Random and All Over the Place:
The Oldest Anything KAL ends May 31st, there is still plenty of time to join in.
Sorry for the lack of links
The sweater buttons are not restocked, so the sweater isn't quite done yet
I had a great time with Joyatee at The Fiber Event
Recording again April 29, 2014

That's all for now, take care guys

Molly : )

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Episode 38: Calling it a Win

Don't mind the specifics, I was half tempted to call this episode Scatterbrained. Sorry about the short supply of show notes, I have a presentation to prepare for Thursday.

Finished Object (Nearly):


Vague Plans:
Water for the Elephants.

Fiber Optic Emerald to Indigo merino silk gradient

Spud and Chloe Fine in a Yellow colorway

Random and All Over the Place:
Oldest Anything KAL is still running with Emily of Whatcha Swatchin until May 31st
Too many socks!
Recording again April 22, 2014

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Episode 37: The Sweater That Never Ends

The Halele'a needs to end, it just feels like it isn't right now.

-Principles of Knitting eyelet ribbing buttonhole
-Baltic braid?
-chicken legs
-high faulting taste

Vague Plans:
Strandwanderer in Am Kalten Polar, my Oldest Skein of Wollmeise Lace

Fat Cat Knits Varigated BFL in the Let's Go Crazy Colorway
 -oh my goodness it is done!
-it will be months before it becomes socks for me me me

Fiber Optic Merino Silk gradient in Emerald to Indigo

Spin the Bin and Oldest Anything

Nest Fiber April Club Falkland in orange lime green purple gold and russet
2 sets of Hiya Hiya 2mm 16" needles for socks
Vogue Knitting Felting on the Go!

Random and All Over the Place:
Obligation Projects
Spring and my habits like buying yarn and finishing obligation projects
The DSLO won the climbing competition
We got to visit with his parents
Indigo isn't in RGB color spectrum
The Oldest Anything KAL runs from April 1 to May 31, feel free to join in! 
Here is the link to Emily's thread
Recording again April 15, 2014

That's all for now, take care guys

Molly : )

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Episode 36: Oldest Anything KAL

The KAL has begun! What are you working on? I show 2 different things, and I am full of vague notions this week.


Fat Cat Knits Variegated BFL in Let's Go Crazy
Fiber Optic Emerald to Indigo gradient

10 packets of Mixed Berry Koolade to dye the Feldmaus DK
Wollmeise Twin in Raku Regenbogen
Strandwanderer and Fragile Heart from José

Vague Plans:
 Imagine It Wollmeise Lace Swap/KAL either Persephone or Strandwanderer
Socks for my Grandpa out of Mountain Colors Crazyfoot in the Lupine colorway

Random and All Over the Place:
Oldest Anything KAL! Join us! It is a joint KAL with Emily of the Whatcha Swatchin Podcast
Thanks for the birthday wishes!
How to make Maurits work on the DSLO's chicken legs
Blasts from the past, Featherweight for 2012's Imagine It KAL and Handspun Hat from my first Fiber Optic
Review of Respect the Spindle by Abby Franquemont
There was a finch on the porch, spring is coming!

Recording again on Tuesday April 8

That's all for now, take care guys!

Molly : )