Episode 187: You can pet my sushi!!



Sorry no links this week due to the length of the episode.

The Mighty FOs


Brocade Hat by TGail Designs (Teresa Seasons) – test knit. Out of Patons Canadiana in Beige and Fiber Stash Worsted in Berry Crush on size 4.5mm and 5.0mm needles (US 7 & 8) needles.


Boba Fett Socks out of Ewe Who Knits Irish Fairy Tree in the Boba Fett colorway on size 2.75 mm (US 2) needles.


Mintorello (Amarelo) by Gillian Harkness out of Peace Fleece Worsted in the Lenas Meadow colorway on size 4 mm and 5 mm (US 6 & 8) needles.

Garry’s Cowl (Lovely Ribbed Cowl), by Purl Soho, modified, knit our of Fleece Artist Cottage Socks in Charcoal colorway (double stranded), on 4.0 mm (US 6) needles.

WIPs & Chains


OM Shawl by Drea Renee Knits out of Paton’s Classic Wool in Black (226), Dark Grey Mix (225), Aran (202), Mercury (77044) on size 6.0mm (US10) needles.

Marco Polo by Ela Torrente out of Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash Sport in cream, brown and burnt orange on size 4.0 mm and 4.5 mm (US 6 & 7) needles.

Test Knit: Wool Over Their Eyes Hoodie for homemaker88 from the FiberLink group on Ravelry
Intersection by Kristen Finlay out of Sadnes Garn Tove in colorways Light Gray, Dark Gray and Natural on size 3.75 mm (US 5) needles.


Scrappy Blanket out of mini skeins (based on Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis and Memory Blanket by Georgie Nicolson) on size 2.75mm (US 2) needles.

Hitchhiker by Martina Behm out of My Colour Wheelhouse gradient in Arctic Kiwi colorway on size 3.25 mm (US 3) needles.

Gryffindor Scarf (no pattern) out of Berroco Remix in Buttercup and Strawberry on size 5 mm (US 8) needles.

Geology Shawl by verybusymonkey out of Julianna’s Lucky Star Sock yarn in the Opal colorway on size 4 mm (US 6) needles.

Rob’s tweed socks (based on Sock Recipe: A Good, Plain Sock by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee) out of Knit Picks Stroll Tweed in Lost Lake Heather on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.


Fleshy Skinner (Skinner Hat) by Melissa LaBarre out of The Wool Barn Smooth Sock in the Cupid colorway on size 3 mm (US 1) needles.

Peppermint and Mercury (Mercury Socks) by Kim Drotar out of The Wool Barn Smooth Sock in the Peppermint Bark colorway on size 4 mm (US 6) needles.

BBSC 4th quarter Winner!

Chosen person will win a skein of Fiber Stash in the Lady Mary colorway and a set of stitch markers by Seattle Sky Dyeworks.

Watch to find out if you won!

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BBSC Grand Prize!

Chosen person will win a skein of Pirates Yarn, a project bag, a set of stitch markers by Seattle Sky Dyeworks, a Handwork Hardware DPN storage container and a set of Penny Points DPN needles.

Watch to find out if you won!

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2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

Our first continent chosen is Oceania which includes Australia and New Zealand.

The basis of it is that each quarter we will choose a continent, and will get through 4 this year.

All designers that are living in the area, such as Kristen Finlay who resides in Australia and Kelly van Nierkerk who resides in New Zealand.

For example: Helen Steward who is from Australia but is now residing in the UK, she counts for UK if that area.

On the Boob Tube (video podcasts)

Chile Knitz hosted by Connie from Santiago Chile and has 3 episodes up on YouTube.

Espace Tricot hosted by Lisa and Melissa who are the owners of the shop. There are 2 episodes up on YouTube.

Flash the Stash!!


-Yarn Dispenser by Yarn Valet for review.
-Gift from a friend at work.
-Gift from Selma.


-Care package from Mandy (Stace Hat test knit from Brandi Miller), minis, tea.
-Schwartzcraft is now open on Etsy!


-Sandnes Garn Alfa in Beige, 2 balls
-Shibui Knits Silk Cloud, 1 skein
-Estelle alpaca merino worsted, 2 skeins
-Gift from Sue.
-Herbsblatt Regina in Melting Snowman colorway from Dana.

Thank you for the game suggestions: I got Timeline and Quirkle Trio – both great!!


Amy over at Yarn Valet has offered a Yarn Dispenser for one of you!!

This product is amazing, well made, light weight, does not snag, turns so easily, grippy bottom, measuring tape, stitch marker holder!

They have a whole line of products:

Yarn bowl
Pattern holder plus storage
Yarn ball winder
Yarn keys
Stitcher’s GPS (great for charts)

Prompt: What other Yarn Valet products would you like to own?


-Absolutely NO CHATTER your post will be removed.
-1 post per person
-You must be a member of this Ravelry group or your post will be deleted.

Draw will take place Saturday January 14th

I’m Broke! Save Me Money!

Frog Peak Creations 25% off for her birthday month, until end of January – BIRTHDAY
Bags by Awesome Grannie – 10% off, ongoing – 2TS10
SixMunchkinStitching – 10% off, ongoing – TWOTANGLED10


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