Episode 129- Keep it in the Center

Episode 129- Keep it in the Center

FO [finished objects]

  • Yarn: Malabrigo Rasta
  • Color: Arequita
  • Needles: Hiya Hiya Sharps interchangeables
  • Needle size: US 13
  • Faux Fur Pom Pom from Lunar Knits by Lori
  • 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.

Janis – non-knitting finish


  • 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: 13)  Finished a yellow themed one with C3PO self-striping used for every other triangle and solid yellows for the rest

WIP [works in progress]

Yarn: Copper Corgi Jones St Worsted

Color: Emerald

Needles: Karbonz

Needle Size: US 8

  • Yarn: Knitted Wit cotton candy
  • Color: Unicorn Giggles
  • Needles:
  • Needle size: US 9&11

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: Fiberymph Dye Works
  • Color: Chrysocolla
  • Needles: Chia Goo 9” Circ
  • Needle size:  US 0

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 I got a Fleegle Beader and am enjoying using it.
  • Notes: won this pattern from the KAL. Pattern calls for fingering and US 5s

Spinning [works in progress]

  • Copper Corgi polwarth/silk – finished 2  matching braids.  Plied. 1100+ yards. Having to reply to add a little more twist.

spinning this to ply with the Merino/Bamboo in teals I finished earlier

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 – 3 faux fur Pom poms from Lunar Knits by Lori; Fleegle Beader

Janis – The Yarn Jar self-striping yarn fingering 80/20 Cupcake; enamel pin


Janis is going to the Disney retreat in the fall.


Go to the Rav thread and enter for a chance to win the Emelyn Mae shawl pattern by BostenJen

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 | 2017-08-11T21:01:53+00:00 August 11th, 2017|