90% Knitting – Episode 40

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WHAT’S HAPPENIN’…

  1. Finished – Trenza Mitts , FDW Elemental 3.0, Summer Squash; used just over ½ skein, 125 yards-ish; US8/5mm
  2. Working on – a new hat pattern; Schoeller & Stahl Limbo, US 6/4.0mm
  3. Working on – Ridgelines Shawl, FDW Cirrus, Total Eclipse; US3/3.25mm
  4. Cast on – plain ol’ hat, Gedifra Fashion Trends Stripe, US8/5mm
  5. In limbo – Hijinx Socks; 2nd Interlocked sock; Seeded Rib sock,
  6. I spun! Finished 2nd bobbin of my TdF fiber, merino/bamboo, Poseidon’s Love
  7. Will be starting my Oct/Nov KGASS block; next Nerd Wars project
  8. My sweater choice: Peasy. Now for the yarn choice!

SHOP UPDATE:

  1. Update – Friday, another late day update, probably – no Nyan this week. Sorry!
  2. Breast Cancer Awareness Month donations – 35 qualifying purchases = $70 donation – THANK YOU! :D

  1. Still trying to figure out the best way to do Gift certificates
  2. New FDW Rav group!

10%:

  1. Quickie KAL project – Kertasnikir Boot Toppers by Cirillia Rose, Berocco free pattern
  2. Books – Coastal Knits
  3. Peppermint Bark season!
  4. I’ll be in DC at Fiber Space being a fangirl on Thursday, visiting Wendyknits and The Knitgirllls.
  5. Trifecta of Awesome Yarn October shipment contents!
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13 Responses to 90% Knitting – Episode 40

  1. Kathom says:

    My vote is for the red yarn for your sweater. As the weather gets cold and dreary, you will have that beautiful cheery color to look at and enjoy. Great podcast!

  2. Laura says:

    Enjoyed your comments on Pittsburgh. I visited there once for a conference that was held on the waterfront and I was so impressed to see real working rivers. Not just recreational, but real working rivers. Very interesting.

    • fibernymph says:

      That’s so interesting. I never thought about them as “working” rivers, but I guess they are! It’s really cool to take one of the lock & dam tours that the Gateway Clipper boats do…you can be outside on the boat as it is in the lock and the water level changes to go from one level of the river to another. :)

  3. Kitty says:

    I also vote for the red. So I am trying to find the cardigan you are talking about, no show notes. Help. Love your podcast.

  4. Enid Mary Shaw says:

    Good to see you so chipper after beginning of week.
    Great episode!!!!
    I second the red yarn.
    hope Keith is feeling better?
    xxxxx

    • fibernymph says:

      It varies day by day. Some days he’s good, others not so much. He hasn’t been sleeping well again and that’s making things worse. Of course, when he doesn’t sleep well, neither do I. Sigh.

      (Oh, and it’s Kevin, not Keith…but close! Both “K” names! ;))

  5. Mary Beth says:

    I’m voting red also! Will work for holiday sweater if it’s done in time! My DH and I come to Pittsburgh about 4 times a year because we love it so much, and when we come through the tunnel it gives me goose bumps every single time!!! Great show!!!

    • fibernymph says:

      I know, right?? We came through yesterday on our way back from an event we were at in the South Hills…gorgeous day, blue sky! So pretty!

      If you’re ever in the ‘burgh and want to hang out or go yarn shopping or something, let me know! :)

  6. hello,
    Red.. but then red is always my go too yarn :_)
    I was wondering if you would demo spinning with your wheel sometime ?
    I drop spin.. but would love to get a wheel, so would love to see you using yours:-)

    have a great week.
    lisa
    (who has 14 Kindergarteners every thursday for Kicks at church , it’s going to be a busy day here :0)

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