Episode 128 – YARN

Episode 128 – YARN

Janis went to TNNA – met lots of people – and had jury duty. Ann has been enjoying her summer so far!! Janis’ t shirt pattern is out!

FO [finished objects]

Ann – Mint Chocolate Chip RCRs with Double Gusset

  • Yarn:  QCY NoDa sock
  • Color:  Mint Chocolate Chip 50gm skein from Ice Cream Truck Series
  • Needles:  Hiya Hiya Sharps
  • Needle Size: US 1 / 2.25mm

Ann – The Sunlight of Solstice Shawl by Catherine Knutsson

  • Yarn: QCY Merino/silk 50/50
  • Color: OOAK – cream with berry and teal speckles
  • Needle Sizes: US 5 and 6
  • 448.8 yards for the #AYNKAL2017

Ann – Shop Sample for QCY  Sketch it cowl

  • Yarn:  QCY NoDa sock
  • Color: Busy Lizzie
  • Needles:  Knit Picks
  • Needle Size: US 4
  • 392.2 yds for the #AYNKAL2017

WIP [works in progress]

Ann – Snow Cone Socks – HO!!

  • Yarn:  QCY NoDa sock; scraps for toes, heels and cuffs
  • Color:  Snow Cone 50gm skein from Ice Cream Truck Series
  • Needles:  Hiya Hiya Sharps
  • Needle Size: US 1 / 2.25mm
  • Notes:  I am making these for my nephew for christmas.  I have split the 50 gm skein in half and am doing red toes, yellow heels and blue cuffs.  Will knit a tube out of the Snow Cone colorway to use it all up.  64 st. Cast on 14. Increase every round to 30 on each needle k one round plain increase one more time. 15 rounds of 2×2 rib.
  • Yarn: Fiberymph Dye Works
  • Color: Chrysocolla
  • Needles: Chia Goo 9” Circ
  • Needle size:  US 0

Ann – Corner to Corner afghan

  • Yarn: Sock yarn Scraps
  • Hook: E
  • Notes – I used this video from the crochet corner as my pattern and will use it again to make it rectangular instead of square.

Yarn: Copper Corgi Jones St Worsted

Color: Emerald

Needles: Karbonz

Needle Size: US 8

Ann – Blue Moon Shawl by Catherine Knutsson

  • Yarn: Knit Picks Shadow lace
  • Color: Opal heather
  • Needles: KP nickel interchangables
  • Needle Size: US 4
  • Beads: cousin.com Glass E-beads clear, silver lined 6-0
  • Notes: won this pattern from the KAL. Pattern calls for fingering and US 5s

Spinning [works in progress]

  • Finished the singles of a 4 oz braid of Copper Corgi Merino Bamboo in Teals.  Not sure what this will be plied with yet.
  • Started spinning another Copper Corgi braid of polwarth silk  I have a total of 8 oz of this

Waiting WIP [works in progress]

Yarn: Knit Picks WoTA

Colors: Currant and Caution ( Winthrop color)

Ann – Threshold by Melanie Berg

  • Yarn: Lilliput Yarns Sock
  • Color: Stormy
  • Needles: Karbonz
  • Needle size: US 5

Ann – Another one??!! – Pinwheel Scraps Blanket

  • Yarn: sock yarn scraps
  • Needles:  Zing Straights
  • Needle Size:  US 3
  • German Short Rows – new to me and I LOVE them!!  Used this tutorial
  • Working color themed squares. (total complete: 11)

Ann – Yipes Stripes Cowl

  • Yarn: Knit Picks Mighty Stitch
  • Colors:  White, Black, Teal, Mint, Silver
  • Needles:  Knit Picks Shorties
  • Needle Size:  US 7

Newly Acquired

Ann –  Blue Moon Shawl by Catherine Knutsson – won this from the KAL for my Sunlight of Solstice shawl.  Ann Tudor LLC hiney progress keepers. Knit Picks Lindy chain SQ Serrano colorway. Shadow lace opal heather 100gm, stroll hand painted gumball.

Janis –  Ann Tudor LLC hiney progress keepers, Knitted Wit Unicorn Giggles super bulky


Janis is going to the Disney retreat in the fall.


Other Stuff

Infinite Twist affiliate code CFG. Use for extra goodies anytime

Queen City Yarn mention CFG for a special surprise

Where to find us!

You can email us directly at carolinafibergirls@gmail.com

Catch us on social media and use #CarolinaFiberGirls to show us what you’re working on!

Janis [JanisFicker] / Twitter / Instagram / Ravelry
Ann [EAnnRN] / Twitter / Instagram / Ravelry

We also have a Ravelry group, Carolina Fiber Girls. Come join us!

Finally, you can check out our individual endeavors:

Janis’ Arbonne Portal
Ann’s ETSY Store

Thanks for listening!

By | 2017-06-25T20:15:37+00:00 June 25th, 2017|