Episode 130

Janis’ cat, Diva, is having some health  issues, Ann had a teenage boy  invasion at her house.  SOCKtober is coming

FO [finished objects]

Ann is spinning again!  

  • Yarn: Queen City Yarn
  • Colors: Rocket Pop
  • Needles: Dreamz 16”
  • Needle Size: US3
  • Yarn: Queen City Yarn
  • Colors: Strawberry (Ice cream truck series), Busy Lizzie, Pixie Dust
  • Needles: Hiya Hiya Sharps fixed circ
  • Needle Size: US1
  • Notes:  Cuff and toe – Dizzy Lizzie, Heel: Pixie Dust

Janis – Chunky Hat

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

 

  • 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. Finished a Purple themed square
  • Total now:  14

WIP [works in progress]

Yarn: Copper Corgi Jones St Worsted

Color: Emerald

Needles: Karbonz

Needle Size: US 8

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: Queen City Yarns and a scrap
  • Color: Orange Creamscicle and purple
  • Needles:  Hiya Hiya Sharps fixed and Knit Picks Fixed
  • Needle Size: US 1
  • Notes: Toe-up with contrasting toe, heel and cuff.  Plan to duplicate stitch a paw on the leg of the cuff
  • 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]

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 –  Moonstone Dyeworks – Hi-Lo; Veronika Cardigan pattern; JavaJennie Beer Bag (KitchenCounterCrafter)

Janis – 

Upcoming

Janis is going to the Disney Retreat with Amy Ross in November, Ann is going to the Frolic.

Announcements

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!