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Episode 87: Too Much Thyme

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On the needles:

Mystery Project Vivian Cardigan / Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Bulky in "Wallaby"Parade Socks / Gynx Yarns, Glitz Sock in "Aquarium"Mix Tape Vanilla Socks / Knit Picks, Chroma Fingering, in "MixTape" (Discontinued)Sirdar Blouse / Debbie Bliss, Rialto, Grey lace
Spinning:

Still no spinning. Although I had a dream about spinning the other night … so maybe I should start spinning again.

On the Tube:

Once Upon a Time Season Two
Portlandia Season Three


Om Nom:
I usually bread and fry my pork chops and wanted to try something new.

Easy, Spicy, Juicy Baked Pork Chops via The Empty Nester Gourmet (note: Dennis LOVED it, but I thought it was just OK. If I ever make it again, I'll be using less Thyme, and maybe even less rub, which I may have used too much of in the first place.)

Housekeeping Notes:


I FINALLY got around to transferring interviews from KnitNook.net (dead blog) over to Voolenvine.com. There's now an "interviews" tab a…

Episode 86: Great Balls of Wool

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On the Needles: 

Vivian Cardigan: Knit Picks, Wool of the Andes Buly, "Wallaby"Mixtape Vanilla socks: Knit Picks, Chroma Fingering, "Mixtape" (discontinued colorway)Sirdar Vintage Pattern: Debbie Bliss, Rialto, Charcoal Grey Parade Socks: Gynx Yarn, Glitz Sock, "Aquarium"Granny Square Blanket: Red Heart Yarn (link to free pattern, which I slightly improvised)




In Other News: 

I inherited a BOND Sweater Knitting Machine and three HUGE balls of hand-carded roving from my Mother-In-Law ... SPAKAL 2014, anyone?

I've just embarked on an exciting, collaborative project that I can't really talk about at the moment, but super psyched and honored to be a part of!

... Let's just say I'm back in the pattern design swing of things.

I anticipate it will be a fun, albeit nail biting, and educational experience. Regardless, I'm lucky to be working with some extraordinarily talented, lovely and fun fibery peeps. More on that later!