Monday, July 30, 2012

Episode 30: Sweaters a Go Go


I'm off to California and then Maine for the next 2 weeks, so I won't be podcasting until August 13th or 14th. Have a wonderful start to the month!

Whatcha Finish?

Parcel sweater by Carol Feller, out of KP Gloss DK in Admiral colorway. size 6 needles

Whatcha Makin?
Plain vanilla socks with Hiwassee Creek Dyeworks Sassafras Sock in Jack Frost colorway
Breakwater sweater: Another Crafty Girl Merino Sock in Bulbasaur, Tosh Sock in French Grey, size 7 needles

Whatcha Get?
Another Crafty Girl Gamut in Strong Sock

Sweater KAL from August 1st to October 15th
Prizes!   -Ravelry pattern up to $10
    - Malabrigo Arroyo in Chispas
    tashbalaz donated a Ravelry pattern up to $10 
aahoward donated a color grid

I plan on knitting Breakwater by Cecily Glowik Macdonald,  Peasy by Heidi Kirrmaier, and the Millie Vest by Juliet Moody

Join the Ravelry Group! 500 member giveway
-$10 gift card to Mr. Yarn or $10 in patterns

Umaro update: Thank you to those who messaged me about not steam blocking (bluebeestudio and knitswithbears). Spray blocked and pinned it on bed. Finished dimensions: 52 x 58”

Goal Check-in Giveaway: Enter by August 12th at 11:59pm to win Berroco Vintage DK in Cracked Pepper or Knit Picks Gloss DK in Admiral

My 2012 Knitting Goals
-Knit the patterns I bought: still need to knit Fiddlehead Mittens, Millie vest, Thermis cowl
-12 pairs of socks- on pair #8
-Finish the sweaters I bought yarn for (whoops) bought 4 more..
-Knit my first toy- check
-Dye my own yarn- check
- Learn to spin- check


  1. I love the name of the episode. Sweaters A Go Go. I love the sweater and the color is so nice. You did a great job on the neckline.