Monday, May 30, 2011

Episode 16: 5141W is Home

Lots of jetsetting and travel and not much crafting.

Pictures of the Plane Trip: 5141W Trip

Still working on the video of the flight and the pictures, it may be the next podcast before its done.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Episode 15: Many Misadventures

The exploits of trying to get a plane to Maine and some knitting thrown in!


Trying to nonrev to MN, ended up buying tickets, delays out of Chicago, late arrival into MSP, Went flying with my brother, watched his baseball game, went to Grandparents in the morning, took dad flying, left for Morris, IL, Changed next arrival to Kendallville, Indiana.  Great people there and left plane there to be safe in a hangar.  Hoping to get her home this weekend.  More jetsetting to come.


La Vie Socks, Heidi's blanket


Sheldon Blanket, FLS has buttons and has been worn!

Take Off:

Not much, gotta finish the blanket.

Ground Stop:

 Vacation: I deplurked, de-rav'ed, de facebooked and it was nice.


Finishing plying my Knit Girllls spin a long fiber.  Update: 165 yards of a worsted-ish weight. I have not WIP tool, so I'm not sure!


Shout out to vicki who I met at MDSW, MORE FIBER from Highland Handmades: Polwarth and SW Merino  so Yummy! Talk of a co-podcast with Heather from Fiber frolic in a few weeks! Extended teaser as I don't know anything more, so i can't share yet.  You'll know when I do!

Friday, May 13, 2011

Monday, May 9, 2011

MDSW Special: I'm a tease

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Knitting Needles/yarn ball Ornament for the tree
Coffee Mug and Egg seperator 

Mohair/wool blend: purples/blues "Tidepool"  Tintangle Farm, PA
Mohair/wool blend: Reds/browns "Cecil"

Trekking - for work socks

Merino top 8 oz- "forest" - Red Bud: 50% silk, 30 merino, 20% sea cell

100% Alpaca - light charcoal

80% Baby Alpaca/20% Angora -natural white
100% Camel down - light butterscotchy brown


Sunday, May 1, 2011


Lots of crazy traveling, knitting, a finished object and chatter!!

WX WAS AWFUL!!  8 in 24 issues, turbulent, lots of cancellations Thursday, stranded in BOS, flew to MN early, no bags!, sister time, dress shopping success! See picture below! Back to BOS, drove to Maine! 


 La Vie Socks, Vanilla Socks, Sheldon Blanket, Heidi's Blanket


FEBRUARY LADY SWEATER!!! I have buttons!!!

Take Off:

Dishcloths-maybe.  baby hats-hoping to do a few.  Just so many things have popped into my head.

Ground Stop:

Nice outside, other things (sorry can't spill the beans yet)


Finished my Knit Girllls Spin A Long fiber.  4 oz done, spun 2 oz just today!  Will try to ply tomorrow if I have time. 


Twisted Limone, and I fell off the truck and ordered some String Theory(how dare they update on a payday) Turbulence and safety, MDSW- see the ravelry thread.  I will be there Friday night, Sat and Sunday.  Sunday 12-5p at the Wild Fibers Booth.  But you all know what I look like and I'll figure out what I'm wearing Saturday and let everyone know!