We are already checking a few things off our 2015 must knit lists. Ann’s gotten back to spinning and is really enjoying the new fiber from Infinite Twist. Check out the show notes by clicking on the more button below.
We gathered with friends from the Carolina Fiber Frolic to discuss our favorite shawls. We asked everyone to share their favorite shawl and tell us a little about it and why it is a favorite. We ended up with a fun discussion. We hope you enjoy our chat and find a few new items to add to your queue.
- Sally – Saligo – Brickless by Martina Behm
- Heidi – PartinPack – Ashton Shawlette by Dee O’Keefe
- Maria – eleganteconomy – Color Affection by Veera Välimäki
- Michelle – ACTuallyKNITting (podcast)- Neon Beast by Veera Välimäki
- Faith – tharensolo – My Wish by Laura Linneman
Show Notes Episode 18!
♦ Girl Talk
Ann – School started…the rest is a blur!
Janis- Maine was awesome. In Boston we did a Duck Tour. We went whale watching in Boothbay Harbor. We biked thru Acadia and went sailing in Bar Harbor. I saw a Jellyfish yarn bomb in Freeport and Brian ran across the Mass Ave Bridge to find it yarn bombed. To check out all the pictures from our trip click here.
♦ Stitch by Stitch
Janis – Brickless By Martina Behme
- Yarn: Ann’s handspun from the fiber I dyed
- Needles: Knitter’s Pride interchangeable
- Size: US 5
I got lots off ooh’s and ahh’s over this while knitting in the wild.
Ann – Vanilla Lollipop sock!!
- Yarn: Lollipop yarn
- Color: Flash Mob (black with rainbow stripes)-this is the yarn I traded with Sarah and I LOVE IT!!!
- Needles: Karbonz DPNs
- Size: US 1
I am doing these toe up and have finished the foot and did the OMG heel on the first sock. I used
♦ Girl Talk
Janis- I’ve been a lazy lump on the sofa. My fitbit recorded 9,441 steps in the past week. OOPS!
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Ann – Took daughter driving and got the kiln set up. Lots of pool days and lunch with friends.
♦ Stitch by stitch
JANIS – Toe up socks
- Yarn: String Theory
- Color: Habitable Zone
- Needles: 9” Circs
- Size US 1
- Fish Lips Kiss heel – 1st time
Once hubby saw these socks he said, “Oh those are cool!” and they were
Guten Tag Friends!
Ann and I have finalized our plans for WORLD WIDE KNIT IN PUBLIC DAY!
We will be doing two different meetups!
Come sit, knit and enjoy a cold pint or two with us! We be at Old Mecklenburg Brewery on Saturday June 14th from 1pm- until. There are free brewery tours at 2, 3, and 4pm. If it’s nice we will be in the Biergarten. If the weather is too warm or raining we will be inside the Brauhaus. Old Meck is located at 215 Southside Drive, Charlotte, NC 28217. Attendance is free. Beers and snacks start at $3.
If you don’t live in the Charlotte area, don’t worry! You can knit with us virtually using the #CarolinaFiberGirls. We will have more info on the virtual meetup soon!