Episode 201: The Frog Pond is Hopping!!

 

The Mighty FOs

Selma:

Hedy by Sarah Hatton, knit with Estelle Sockitome in Blue-Green on size 2.75/3.25 mm (US 2 and 3) needles.


Sue:

Mini FO of a Barn Raising Square by Shelley Mackie and Larissa Brown out of an unknown skein of beautiful sparkly greens on size 2.75 mm (US 2) needles.
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WIPs & Chains

Selma:

Happy Scrappy blanket, scraps, Sandnes Garn Sisu using 3.0 mm hook.

Deco by Kate Davies, made with Jo Sharp Alpaca Kid Lustre in shade 855, knit with 3.5 mm (US 4) needles.

Hermione’s Everyday Socks by Erica Lueder, knit with Bergere de France Goomy 50 in Imprim prune, knit on 2.25mm (US 1.5) needles.

Lynne:

Find Your Fade by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits) out of The Cyborg’s Craft Room Assparkilate in “Soulless”, Cattail Knits Brucey Sock Silver in “Stunning Sookie”, Lady Purl Sock in “For Amy”, Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasures in “Harvest King”, Voolenvine Footsie base in “Beach Bum”, and Knit Picks Hawthorn in “Ladd’s Addition” on size 3.75mm (US 5) needles.

Test Knit for TGail designs (Lightning Strikes Twice scarf) out of Phentex Worsted Ombres in the Marrakech Ombre colorway on size 4.0mm (US 6) needles.

Afterthought Everything Socks by Erica Kempf Broughton out of unknown Regia for heels/toes/cuffs and Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams Sock in Luna for main on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

Sue:

Intersection by Kristen Finlay out of Sandnes Garn Tove in colorways Light Gray, Dark Gray and Natural on size 3.75 mm (US 5) needles.

The Secret Skein MKAL Shawlby Gillian Harkness of Mina Loves Designs with a Mystery Podcast Story to accompany it, narrated by The Cottage Notebook’s Nadia Seaver. This is knit out of Dream in Color Smooshy sock yarn in the Happy Forest colorway on size 4,0 mm (US 6) needles.

Barn Raising Quilt by Shelley Mackie & Larissa Brown out of a gorgeous skein of yarn gifted by Lynne but from Jaime on size 2.75 mm (US 2) needles.

BB8 socks for Shawn out of Must Stash Yarns Perfect Sock Star Wars Limited Edition in the BB8 colorway on size 2.75 mm (US 2) needles.
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On the Boob Tube (video podcasts)

The Furry Knitter Rachel a.k.a. tinygeekcrafter is back after a long hiatus and now has a new podcast.

Wooly Woolverine Podcast with Laura a.k.a. Woolvereen, she is an absolute delight to watch.

Tanis Fiber Arts with Tanis Lavallee a.k.a. tanisfiberarts
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Shop Talk:

Sue:

Marilyn’s Leading Men

Tony Curtis Crimson
Laurence Olivier Orange
Clark Gable Green (almost want to keep this one)

1 mini bundle of 6 5 in the shop!

New Flat Pouches and Drawstring Bags to go into the shop this weekend.

Spring Fling Kits, Bag and stitch markers are in the shop!


Lynne:

Buttons have finally been listed in the Schwartzcraft shop!


2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

Our 2nd Quarter Country – EUROPE

BBSC 2017

2nd Quarter April-June

Reminder that only 50 grams of sock weight yarn is the new rule instead of 100g as most of us do not use a full skein for socks.


Flash the Stash

Lynne:

Rhinebeck 2014 bag
Luxury Minis from Handmade by Stefanie
Random minis from Gnome Acres


Sue:

Loran Magnetic board with ruler
Mug from Lynne, Gnome Acres


Selma:

2x The Wool Barn Tweed sock in Silver and Cozy
Alpaca yarn from Peru
Shawl pin from intuitknit
Progress keepers from Amberfox84
TPCT be canary knits
Vanguard by Anna Maria Otvos
Southwell Cardigan By Oliveknits
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I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

Ocean Kreations UK – 10% off until April 30th – TWOTANGLED10
The Tangled SkeinCA – 15% off until May 13 – SPRINGFEVER15
Woolridge Designs – 15% off until August 31, 2017 – TWOTANGLED15

Long term coupon codes:

Annie Purl – 15% off until the end of the year – Tangled15
Geektastic Fibers – 15% off until the end of the year – 2TANGLED
Frog Peak Creations – 10% off until end of year – 2T2017
Bags by Awesome Grannie – 10% off, ongoing – 2TS10
SixMunchkinStitching – 10% off, ongoing – TWOTANGLED10

Have a great week, and happy crafting!

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