Episode 72: A Big Head and Little Arms

November 1, 2013 at 8:14 pm 1 comment

Thank you for joining us for episode 72 of JOMR! For the month of November we are proud to be sponsored by Gourmet Stash.

Are you a new or advanced spinner? Always on the hunt for luxury fiber blends and interesting fiber preps? Well search no more! Gourmet Stash is an online fiber arts shop specializing in punis, batts, and Spin2Knit kits! We have a love of color and luxury fibers that we blend to make each spinning experience truly decadent. Stop by our shop and see what new fiber delicacies are being created every week at www.gourmetstash.com.

On The Needles/Bobbins:
Dana: Boundless Cape, Seamless Salomas Slippers (aka CHRISTMAS FOR EVERYONE!), Kaleidoscope Microbatts on Hansen, Dandy Falkland on Hansen (link to foot length/shoe size chart is here)
Brittany: Sockhead hat– “Firecracker” from Dragonfly Fibers, Southmoor Hat

Finished Objects/Yarns:
Dana: Driving To SAFF Charade Sock, Selbu Modern, Ironwork Mitt
Brittany: Zombody Says Boo stripey Halloween socks (Desert Vista Dyeworks yarn), ITW BFL- 390 yards! true sock weight.

New In The Queue:
Dana: Maatuskat mittens by Niina Laitinen (free, translated by the wonderful Ultimecia)
Brittany: Monster Cowl by Julia Allen ($3.50 Rav download.)

SAFF Recap
Dana: two felted cat toys, SAFF tshirt, fudge, rolags from KnittyandColor, banded Jacob roving, Nightfall sportweight sock set from FibroFibers, 8oz cormo top from Lavender Hills Farm, mug from potterknitter, Traveler from Dragonfly Fibers, nostepinne, Strauch jumbo ballwinder, SAFF colorway sock yarn from Miss Babs, Charisma Art Gallery “Treehuggers” print
Brittany: box bag by KSC Designs, two pairs of Addis, Jacob wool gradient batt, Firecracker yarn from Dragonfly fibers, SAFF t-shirt, fudge.

Stash Stories: Top 5 Currently Worn Projects
Dana: Simple Beret, Caliper, Stripey Tomato, View From My Front Porch, White Beret (honorable mention: stripey socks of all flavors)
Brittany: Hitchhiker, Saroyan, Crooked Paths, Chandra, Selbu Modern (honorable mention- socks in general)

* drawing for 9-stitches.com subscription: 2-54: #46 EspressoBean! Congrats!
* drawing for TangerineDesigns JOMR project bag: 2-108: #88 luv2weave! Congrats!!
* Gift Along: designers listed on this board will be offering selected gifty patterns from their Rav stores at 25% off from Nov 1-15 with the coupon code GIFTALONG. There are over a hundred designers participating, and there are hundreds of patterns to choose from. The promotion will be in connection with a knit/crochet-along that will go from Nov 1-Dec 31. There will be a ton of awesome prizes to win when you participate. You can check out the designer and pattern threads to see the growing list of what will be available.
* in conjunction with the Gift Along, Dana will be offering 10% off your entire purchase in her shop from Nov 1-15 so you can get started on your gifty knitting! Use coupon code GIFTALONG to save. (can’t be combined with any other coupon or discount. Thanks!)


Entry filed under: knitting, podcast, shownotes, spinning.

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. Dani  |  November 3, 2013 at 6:05 pm

    Thank you so much for your kind words about by bags! I hope you are enjoying using yours. Looking forward to seeing you all at SAFF next year (hopefully it will be warmer!)


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