Monday, May 2, 2011

Pbbbbbbbt- Episode 150 - The Knitmore Girls

Unloved Andrew sock #1

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On the needles: (00:33)

Gigi has a bout of startitis. She has started a Katje out of the Venezia Bulky. Gigi is working on the Cozy Cable Socks in Tanis fiber arts sock yarn. We rename UFO's "PHD"s, for Projects Half Done. Jasmin has worked on one sock for Andrew.

Events: (9:58)

- June 4th: Spinning at the Retzlaff Winery- June 24-26: Black Sheep Gathering. We're staying at the Courtesy Inn in Eugene, OR.

Contest: (11:17)
The Mom 'N' Me contest! We want your stories about crafting with friends/family. Please have your entries in by 5/8/2011.
Gigi tells a sad and earless story.

Prizes include:

- A copy of Westknits Book One and Two (SIGNED!)
- A Schacht Hi-Lo drop spindle kit
- How to Knit a Heart Back Home by Rachael Herron (SIGNED!)
- A Leslie Wind cable needle necklace
- A kit from Bar Maids- Shower scrub and a Lo-Lo Bar in "Vanilla Cake" and a jar of Face Pudding

Mother Knows Best: (21:20)

We talk about substituting yarns in patterns.

When Knitting Attacks: (29:13)

Gigi's Elektra attacks her.

Review: (33:01)

This week we review Ami Ami Dogs by Mitsuki Hoshi. It's fun if you're a dog and crochet enthusiast. Give it a look through.

1 comment:

  1. Love the sock! (or is it an elbow pad for roller blading?) and your Mom are both smart AND pretty. Never one or the other. ;)