Episode 5: Twist

Episode 5: Twist

Show Notes: August 26, 2012

Thank you to returning viewers and welcome to new viewers.  We love doing the show and love even more the support you have given us in our adventure(s).

Sue a.k.a. Craftyknitter7 on Ravelry

Kari a.k.a. JadedKnitter on Ravelry

You can find us on itunes, youtube, blip by entering Two Tangled Skeins.

FO’s

Kari: Color Affection knit out of MadTosh in colorways Parchment, William Morris and Nebula on size 4.o mm (US6)

Sue: Medano Beach bag knit out of Knit Picks Dishie in the colorways Swan and Ivy on size 4.0 mm (US6)

Poking around on the needles:  We are only showing what we have worked this week!

Kari:

Falling Leaves Socks, almost done the second sock.  This is knit out of Araucania Ranco Multi on size 2.25 mm (US1) needles.  The pattern is written for the most part but just a few tech edits remain.  Test knitters required, check out on Rav or PM her to see if she still needs someone.  Thanks for all the poking on Rav and in person everyone!

EvenStar Shawl, is knit out of Fleece Artist in the Saldahna Two colorway on 3.25 mm (US4) signature needles.

Sue:

Socks on a Plane  by Laura Linneman in Three Irish Girls Adorn sock yarn in the Brighton colorway on size 2.5 mm (US1) needles.  I am knitting this as part of the Knit Me Happy Ravelry Group Aug/Sept sock KAL.  If you have not yet watched Rachel’s podcast you should go on over, she is a really talended lady and has kitties and puppies as part of her show…they are awesome!

On the Wheels:

Kari:

Still spinning the Ashford Merino silk. Bought a braid from our friend Amanda who is nightandday on Ravelry who also has an Etsy shop Wayside Weeds and Wool.  She had amazing dyed yarn and roving as well as gorgeous patterns.

Sue:  Kari had to help me adjust the wheel as it was set to spin lace when she had it and I do not spin lace…well right now I am only spinning corkscrews….but hopefully the adjustment helps.

Road trip = Stash Enhancements!!! YAY

We went to the Twist Fibre Festival this weekend and had a great time taking a class from The Yarn Harlot herself on Kntting with Speed and Efficiency.  It was a great class and she does a great job.

It was the first year for this festival and it was packed with local vendors and we got some amazing stuff.

Kari:

Braid from Wayside Weeds and Wool (linked above)

The Black Lamb, 2 skeins of yarn.

Indigo Dragonfly, 1 skein of yarn.

Sue:

Biscottie & Cie, 2 skeins of self striping sock yarn.

100 Member Giveaway Draw:

Our winners are:

glittergirl94, Melinda won a set of my snagless stitch markers in the colour of her choice.  Please PM me your choice and address and I will get those out in the mail.

moogoo11, Kim won a giftable pattern of up to $5 from Kari.  Please PM Kari and let her know your pattern choice and she will gift it to you.

Our next giveaway will be at the 200 Member mark.

Thanks for watching and see you next week!

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