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Episode 118: If You Can't Drink It, Knit It!

On the Needles

Making slow, but steady progress on Dennis' Ranger Cardigan One Vanilla Sock down, one more to go! Using my hand-dyed "Outlander" colorway on my Blitzed Base.This is part of the Countdown to Outlander KAL I'm co-hosting with Jasmin from the Knitmore Girls podcast, CC from Geeky Girls Knit podcast, and Maria from Subway Knits Podcast. Working on my Napoleon the Nervous Narwhal for the "Classic Must Knits KAL" I'm co-hosting with Molly from A Homespun House podcast.On my trip to California, I packed my WIPs in my Maria Elena Bliss project bag.  Spinning

I finished spinning singles for Dennis' hat using Yarn Wench's "Denim and Leather"
Also spinning Gourmet Stash's Outlander-inspired fiber in "Waterweed".

Voolenvine Yarns Trunk Show @ Gauge x Tension
I will be having a trunk show at Gauge and Tension October 11 - 12 - stop by and say hello! 

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Episode 117: How I'm Rolling

On My Needles (3:00)

While on vacation, I put a major dent in Dennis’ Cardigan. The pattern is “Ranger” by Jared Flood. Yarn is Malabrigo, Rios in "Coco". To motivate myself to keep knitting on it, I treated myself to a new pair of Chiaogoo Red Lace circular needles (US 8 / 5.0mm).

I also worked on a pair of plain vanilla socks, which I'm knitting on my Blitzed base in the "Outlander" colorway. I'm keeping it in my favoriteJessaLu Lighthouse & Lobster project bag!
KALs (8:50)
Me and Molly of A Homespun House Podcast are co-hosting a "Classic Must Knits KAL" running from August 1 — October 1. Sadly, I was disenchanted with my Featherweight cardigan and decided to frog it. Instead, I cast on a "Napoleon the Nervous Narwhal" by Rebecca Danger using my own hand-dyed yarn (a discontinued base) in "Dirty On Purpose".

Also scored a massive bag of Poly-Fill from Wal-Mart #WINNING and Safety Eyes from Etsy.

I also found button eyes…