Saturday, May 24, 2014

DenKnits 2.10 Backyard Edition

WIPs - Bonny out of Dragonfly Fibers Squishy Lace
         - Test knit out of acrylic I had around
         - Vest design out of Darn Good Yarn Sari Silk Ribbon

FOs - Charity Lap Blanket for Alice's Embrace, Cashews pattern out of Hobby Lobby worsted held double
        - Fingerless mitts of my own design and Fingerless Automne gifted in Instagram swap
        - Liverpool scarf out of Hobby Lobby sport yarns

              - Phoenix Fiber Co 2 batts, 2 plied

Summer top KAL until end if June, listen for coupon code to get 50% off Tulip Top

Wearing a cropped cardi I made last summer from yarn I bought on eBay from Mystifibers Yarn, basic top down raglan, no real pattern.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

DenKnits 2.9 Sunburnt

A little red today after a long day outside yesterday

FOs - Cat paws out of Hobby Lobby in the gray and some pink leftovers I found
       - Dog sweater out of Darn Good Yarn Recycled Photon Rainbow

WIPs - Fingerless mitts of my own design for IG swap from leftover MFF yarn
         - Alice's Embrace charity KAL lap blanket out of Hobby Lobby I love this yarn 
         - Liverpool scarf out of Hobby Lobby sport yarn

Spinning - Fibernymph Dyeworks Wanda batt soaked in hot/cold, calling it a fingering weight single of approx 260yds
              - Greenwood Fiberworks braid soaked and thwacked, calling it a worsted sport 3-ply to 2-ply of approx 350yds
              - DGY Pulled Silk Roving batt spun the single ply and started the Magenta Silk Pencil Roving to ply with it

KALs - RAL finished, Stashless group won, our group winner is...
           - May-June is summer tops, any garment you would wear on top in the summer is eligible!  Dip everywhere this is a popular KAL now :-). Consider making my Tulip Top and purchase for 1/2 price using the coupon code mentioned.

Thank you's and Share the Love - TY to Bunniphish of the Bunniphish Crafts podcast and CoggieTM from The High Fiber Diet audiocast; Check out the k2tog podcast on YouTube for an entertaining pair who are also generous with their KALs

Acquisitions - DGY spinning fibers already mentioned as well as llama and silk sheets, Lux Adventure, Punky Chunky, Silk Roving Yarn, Nighttime Rainbow, Banana fiber yarns,
Buttons and Soak; two batts from Phoenix Fiber Co; logo buttons/pins

My Favorte Things - Current listings for buttons/pins and 3mo subscription to Knit Kits, includes pattern, yarn(s), and notion for 'That Sunset was Bananas', 'His and Hers llama hats' and 'Two in one' cowls along with a little surprise!