Episode 57: Honey Badger II: Craftapalooza Edition
Thank you for joining us for episode 57 of Just One More Row!This episode is brought to you by Unwind Yarn Company.
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On The Needles/Bobbins:
Dana: Temperance Socks in ACG Gamut (past the heel),did a new block on my Mitered Crosses blanket, merino/silk rolags on Hansen
Brittany: Don’t Cage Me In Socks in STR Space Dust, Feather and Fan socks in ACG Gamut, Twisty Violet Cap,
Dana: Zuzu’s Two, new cowl design out of handspun, Glacier Cruise Stripey Socks, Cranberry Splash singles (374yds), Flower Shop Inferno 2ply (156yds)
Brittany: Aurora Borealis BFL Silk (316yds of 2ply)
If I Was A Rich Girl:
Dana’s birthday presents: mom & aunt got me a Zuca bag (hot pink frame with a silver bag) and The Principles of Knitting book, inlaws gave me money toward MDSW, TwistedKnitWits (of Hiwassee Creek Dyeworks) dyed me a special Star Trek themed colorway called Live Long and Prosper (colors of original ST uniforms w/ gray heel and toe skein), ponkie gave me a skein of her Happy Accident colorway on Strong Sock, rest of the family gave me money, Brittany gave me a special one of a kind skein of yarn from Lollipop Yarns called “The Big 3-0” and Botanical Knits book/ebook, Ultimecia gave me 2 skeins of handdyed Finnish sock yarn. Thanks so much to all of our listeners who sent me birthday wishes and patterns too! You guys made it such a special day for me!
Brittany wants: fiber from SpunRightRound on Etsy
Discussion from WDYWTHA Thread: iPad/iPhone/Droid Apps for Knitting and Spinning
Brittany’s picks: Row Counter, Knit Counter Lite, Google Docs
Dana’s picks: PDF Expert, Yarma, iSpinToolkit, Wooly, Knitting Row Counter, Knitting Calculator, DesignKnit, iKnitGauge, Craftsy
Also good: Flickr for pic sharing, Instagram for pic sharing, Plurk for “hanging out with knitting friends” (and instant opinions!), Twitter
Contest: Favorite Project!
We want to know about your favorite project that you’ve ever knit, spun, crochet, or woven. You have to post a picture of said project in your reply, link to it on Ravelry or your blog, and tell us why it’s your favorite. We’ll have a separate thread for the contest again, and only group members are eligible to win. What can you win? A skein of Dana’s 30th birthday celebration yarn, Year of the Honey Badger! It’s on Journey Sock base (400yds/100g, 80% superwash merino/20% nylon). [Pics forthcoming! It’s drying!]