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Episode 176: Wiggly Woggly

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OFF THE NEEDLES

Sock
Regia 4-ply, Arne & Carlos, Summer Night
Knitter's Pride, Cubics, US1, 2.5mm dpns


ON THE NEEDLES

Stonecutter Pullover by Michele Wang
Quince & Co. Lark, Damson
Finished knitting and blocking the back and frontCurrently knitting the first sleeveVictoria Street by the Zealous Knitter

TREAT YOURSELF


Hobbledehoy Battlings

Gauge + Tension Cormo

Adrian of the Freakish Lemon Podcast’s holiday gift

Knit Picks Stroll & FeliciStroll: Black, Dove Heather, Dogwood Heather, White
Felici: Tea Party



ASK AWAY

TheCedarBox on Ravelry Asks … Have you ever been a test-knitter? What’s the protocol? Are there knitter-in-the-know rules?

SHOP UPDATE

Tuesday, December 22nd, 6pm EST

Episode 175: Intermittent Mittens

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I'm using a new microphone this week (Blue Spark). But after taking it for a spin, I realize it's better for audio podcasts. So, unfortunately, it will be going back to the store. 

OFF THE NEEDLES

Barley Hat by Tin Can KnitsGynx Yarns, Merino Worsted, "Fantasy"

Socks for Dennis
Skein, Top Drawer Sock, "Savannah"

ON THE NEEDLES

Stonecutter by Michele Wang
Quince & Co., Lark, "Damson"
Stonecutter KAL co-hosting with The Fawn Knits podcastJoin the Junk Yarn Podcast Cable-a-long and triple-dip for prizes! Ornament-a-long KALKnit ornaments during the month of December. Post FOs in the Ravelry thread. On January 1st, 2016, I will close the thread a draw prizes. 

Grayling Mittens by Tin Can Knits
Isager, Alpaca Merino 

SPINNING

No spinning this week, but I did receive my replacement Snyder Turkish Spindle arm ... the one with the narwhals!


STASH ACQUISITIONS

Knitter's Pride Cubics Dpns
US 1.5, 2.5mm

Knitter's Pride Karbonz
16" 40cm circulars


Bryspun …

Episode 174: Surrender To the Sock Faries

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I hope everyone had a happy Thanksgiving!

FOs

Barley Hat by Tin Can Knits
Gynx Yarns, Merino Worsted, “Fantasy”

Seahorse Ornament

WIPS

Socks For Dennis
Skein, Top Drawer Sock, “Savannah”

Stonecutter by Michele WangQuince & Co., Lark, "Damson" 
Co-Hosting a Stonecutter KAL with the Fawn Knits PodcastTriple-dip for prizes by joining Junk Yarn's Cable-a-long KAL

I'm Giving up on the 34th & 8th Mittens for Dennis. The pattern is sized for an average woman's hands, only. So, I cast on using a US 2 needle (one size larger than the pattern calls for) hoping to get a slightly larger gauge. Unfortunately, it was knitting up a smidge too large. So I frogged it and cast on using US 1s ... but at that point, I had lost steam. Nothing to do with the pattern ... I'm just realizing that I'm not a huge fan of knitting with Brooklyn Tweed Yarns. The hand isn't my favorite, and I don't like that the fiber it's so fragile.

I know I promised myself to lay off t…