Episode 9: Smoothie Yarn

March 23, 2011 at 9:45 pm Leave a comment

We are back from the Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival, and we had a blast!  Tune into this episode for a special surprise for those of you that weren’t able to come to the festival; we think you’ll be as excited as we are!  As always, please let us know if we missed any links.

On Our Needles/Bobbins/Etc:

Brittany: Entrelac Scarf, Chandra, Linen Stitch Scarf, Funky Carolina Rambouillet on Sonata

Dana: Revontuli Shawl, Watercolor Stripes Socks, Giant Granny Square Afghan, Woven Dishtowels, Gales Art Alpaca/Silk  in Deep Blue Sea on Little Gem II, Fat Cat Knits Merino in Elektra on Suzie

Finished Objects/Yarn:

Brittany: First Woven Scarf, Regia Anklets

Dana: Saffron Serenity Anklets, Fortune Cookie Toys, Jacob handspun (information on Jacob sheep can be found here), RogueAdventures Falkland in Reggae

New In The Queue:

Dana: Mystery Knit-A-Long by Laura Nelkin ($6 on Ravelry), Spring Garden Tee by Alana Dakos ($5 on Ravelry)

Brittany: Pedestrian Crossing Cowl by Melissa Sibley (free on Ravelry), Dark & Stormy Cardigan by Thea Colman ($6.50 on Ravelry)

Events: Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival

Us at SMFAF!

We had an absolute blast!  We loved the fact that there was free admission, parking was convenient, etc.  It definitely looked like all of the vendor spaces were fullthe mark of a successful festival, in our opinion!  There were lots of natural-colored fibers as well as dyed ones, and many varieties of handdyed yarns, weaving yarns, knitting tools, looms, a wheel or two, and some spindles. 

What Brittany got:  KnittyandColor Polwarth in Minerva, KnittyandColor Merino/Silk in Mare Vitalis, Gale’s Art BFL in Limited Edition (green), Gale’s Art BFL Swirl in Crayon Box

What Dana got: KnittyandColor Falkland in Stormfront, KnittyandColor art batt in Changeling, Gale’s Art show special minibatt, Trindle spindle

 

Dana's Trindle with singles from the Gale's Art batt

While in Gatlinburg, we went to The Best Italian Restaurant and had a wonderful meal, and visited Smoky Mountain Spinnery.  What a fabulous store!  We really loved the selection of fiber and spinning products, and Nancy was so nice to us.  We highly recommend this shop!

What Dana got: fast whorl for her Suzie spinning wheel, 6mm ehook flyer guide for her Little Gem II, Bluster Bay poke shuttle to use with her Kromski loom

If I Was A Rich Girl:

Brittany: sparkly art batt from KnittyandColor

Dana: more Trindle arms

A Big Thank-You:

Thank you so much to everyone who has given us 5 star reviews on iTunes!  You have made us so happy!  If you haven’t left a review yet, we’d really appreciate it!  Even a star rating will help us pop up in searches for knitting podcasts.

Also, don’t forget about the Ravelry group!  Pop in and introduce yourself- we’d love to get to know you! 🙂

Contact Info:

Dana on Ravelry: craftygirl83

Brittany on Ravelry: brittanylaine

Our group on Ravelry: Just One More Row Podcast Fans

Email us: justonemorerowpodcast@gmail.com

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