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Podcast Episode 4: Post Sorrento

June 06, 2016

June 2, 2016

Glenda: glenda/ glendamcdonald
Bernadette: ec0g33k
Store info: wetcoastwools Store Website
Beccas Links (animation): Vimeo
Gabes Links (theme music): Soundcloud/Youtube

Glenda was at the Okanagan Knitting Retreat in Sorrento, BC. She met lots of great people there, including Marsha and Scilla of Twitch & Stitch, Shannon of Soxcetera, and Carla from KnitNix (based in Calgary). There is a clip in this podcast that we filmed at the end of the workshop.

FOs/Winning Stash Dash

Bernadette; 2437m into stash dash
~Norwegian Ridgeback Socks
Static Zing by Megan Williams
Nova Sock Multi in Volcano Colorway and Diamond Footsie in Black
~Hat Trick Birthday
OMG Heel Class and birthday gift
Hat Trick, Colorado Colorway
~Crazy Stripes Tee by atelier alfa
In hibernation since 2014, took a full day to weave in ends
Chopped off the sleeves and made it a tshirt
Used Woolike by Loops & Threads in White, Mauve and Cool Grey
~Spinning FOs
Aurelia Fiber/unwind knit and fiber lounge
Caliope’s Fibre Batt from Knit City 2 years ago
~Tacky Granny Square Blanket
Ginormous MultiAcrylic, 12mm hook

Glenda;1,829m in Stash Dash
~Crochet Rainbow Blanket
Granny Stripes Blanket by Attic24
Diamond Tradition in Snow, Turquoise, Primrose, Bubble Gum, and Apple
~Dotted Rays (Rav name: Where is the Orange Stripe?) which I didn’t bring (showed it last time when it was almost complete)

~Orange Father’s Day
Pleadies Sock in Fujimoto
Fish Lips Kiss Heel, 72 sts, 2.25m needles
~Expanding Commuknitty Socks
Diamond Select Footsie, Purple/Lime/Turquoise Colorway, 56 sts, 2.25mm
~Stash Dash Blanket
Grandmothers Favorite Dishcloth Pattern
US 15, 3 strands of worsted and 2 strands of fingering.
~Anouk Cardigan by Andi Satterlund
US 8/5mm karbonz
Briggs and Little Regal in Light Grey
Knitting attack on left cuff, missed reading the co 4 instruction, having to reknit the entire body cause of weird sizing issues
~Craft All The Things
Wool Ewe Be my Neighbor
Perindale Fibre from Humming Bee Farm

~Sailing Sweater - my own design
Made with Custom Woolen Mills 1-ply, which I bought on a cone.
Going to be a big pullover sweater with a high collar and long sleeves. I started this design as part of a workshop that I took last weekend. I don’t have a sketch - it’s all in my head, so you have to trust me on how it’s going to look. ;)
~Edie Tee by Isabell Kraemer - in my Soxcetera Bag!
Yarn: Batiste, by Knit One, Crochet Too, colour Plum
Messed up the short rows so I had to take it out
Needs sleeves and a neckband, should finish this today.
~Gullfoss, by Stephen West.
Finished the back, now I do the “fronts” which is just one long grey rectangle with red at either end.
Holst Garn Supersoft (Silver Grey, Turquoise, Pineapple), and Samarkand (Tulip)
~Ripple Crochet Blanket
Diamond Tradition in Mist, Turquoise, Primrose, Lobster, and Apple
Neat Ripple Pattern by Attic24
~About 4 pairs of socks, which I don’t want to show because I haven’t really touched them this week.

Shop News
New Elfin tweed colors
Purple Hat Drive
~Official Website
~Knitting or crocheting baby hats that are at least 50% purple
~Mailing address for Hats

Purple Hat Campaign
c/o BC Children’s Hospital
4480 Oak Street, Room F503
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6H 3V4

Sock Hop Winner Draw!
~Jill M. won a skein of yarn and stitch marker
~DivaDar, won a bag and a stitch marker
~Florence aka minispider won for most socks knit! She knit 9 pairs!! She won yarn and sock blockers