Saturday, March 21, 2015

DenKnits 3.6 I'm trying to hide my cold

Finished Objects

Works in Progress
  • TreLiz cowl out of her DK base in Coral colorway
  • FiberAddiction Spin to Knit kit to debut at YarnCon in Chicago in April 
  • Fun & Games originally a scarf pattern for Darn Good Yarn out of their silk roving in gray to be a manly type pattern, converting into a cowl pattern using PinkAmingo's dyed DGY silk roving in Plum & Dandy
  • Fiber Addiction braid fromMichigan Fiber Fest '14
  • 50/50 SW BFL/Black Diamond Bamboo 4.1 oz
  • Fractal spun (?) 
    • Split braid in half
    • Spun half onto a bobbin
    • Split 2nd half into 3rds
    • Spun those onto a bobbin
    • Plied the two bobbins together
    • One bobbin had leftover
    • Pre-soak yardage ~240yds
  • WEBS
    • Louisa Harding Jesse 4 skeins, used
    • Cascade yards Sateen 10 skeins to be Eye of the Storm poncho modified for nursing coverup
    • Plymouth Encore 3 navy & 1 grey to be Baby Sophisticate cardigan, Grayson Loafers and Baby Newsie hat
    • Sew for Ewe bag by Courtney aka knitnpurlgurl
    • Mimi'sNeedleBasket size 17 & 19 circular ChiaoGoo needles and Lantern Moon measuring tape 
    • Blue Barn Fiber rolags 2-2oz packages in complimentary colorways, same fiber
    • Countess Ablaze, two braids in custom blends
  • Next meet up April 11th
Shared Projects Drawing
  • Winner can choose between the bag created and donated by Chikwithyarn aka Donna or a $5 or less Rav downloadable pattern

Sunday, March 8, 2015

DenKnits 3.5 - All the things & not enuf time

Finished Objects - FOs
Chevron Mini's hat out of White Birch Fiber Crafts
TreLiz Poncho (my design) out of TreLiz yarn
Crochet cloths out of I Love This Cotton
Lake Ave Cowl out of North Cabin Fiber Crafts

Works in Progress - WIPs
Liverpool Socks out of Dyeabolical Yarns (no real progress)
Feather Lace Boot Topper out of acrylic leftovers
Chevron Scarf out of Desert Vista Dyeworks

TreLiz cowl complimentary to the poncho out of same DK weight yarn but different colorway
Fiber Addiction Spin to Knit kit for YarnCon in Chicago in April
Rock Around being test knit by chikwithyarn

Mielski's Fiber Arts Jar of Inspiration
Undead Yarn sport weight
Wool Sundae worsted weight
Rock and String Creations fingering weight
Saginaw LYS The Grand Emporium Knitting Studio; James C Brett Marble Chunky and Regia Fluormania Color

Holland Fiber Friends knit group meeting March 14 1-3pm