90% Knitting – Episode 73

[blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/AYOC70gA width=”480″ height=”388″]

Note: I decided not to embed a picture of this week’s Quickie KAL project since I don’t own rights to any of the pictures. I’ve linked to the pattern below in the notes, though!

Shop update preview begins at 47:13 in the video.


  1. FO – Froot Loops socks! Bounce base, US 1.5 needles.
  2. Worked on – Color Affection by Vera Valimaki; FDW Bounce in Silver Gray, Peacock & Grape Juice.  US6/4mm.
  3. Worked on – Gemini, by Jane Richmond, Sublime Soya Cotton DK, color SH 087, US 5/3.75mm
  4. Started – new design project. Tread Socks. Happy Camper, Charcoal Gray, US 2.5/3mm
  5. New things – Earrings and stitch markers from Vanessa at KnitChet Shack on Etsy. Drawing for the stitch markers!
  6. August Quickie KAL drawing – winner, please PM me!
  7. This week’s Quickie KAL – iPod Armband by Veronica Manno. (Thanks Shmopi/Victoria!)
  8. Finally watching podcasts again…watched Single Handed Knits (sorry! I said “Knitter” in the podcast…my bad!) for the first time. Love her!
  9. Coming up…Rhinebeck! 6 ½ weeks away! Woo!
  10. I have a lot of shop announcements including club news…will be at the end of the podcast.


  1. Back in school mode!
  2. Neck/shoulder issues.UTI issues. Bah! No gym lately.
  3. DD treatments going well. DH still dealing with neuralgia.
  4. Had a nice long weekend. Grandson visited. Went to McConnells Mill.
  5. New nail polish! New Kitteh!

Shop update…

  1. Trifecta club members picked yesterday. You should have been notified either way.
  2. I will be vending at Pittsburgh Indie Knit & Spin on November 17 and also at Pittsburgh Knit & Crochet in February, Valentine’s Day weekend.
  3. Not vending or going to SSK next year. Congrats to all those who got in, though!
  4. Inspiration Contest/Un-Club – September’s Theme: Favorite Place
  5. Next shop update will be Monday, Sept 10, 2 p.m. eastern
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