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Wet Coast Wools Episode 39: Bernadette's Last Stand

November 10, 2017

Wet Coast Wools Episode 39: Bernadette's Last Stand


Episode 39: Bernadette’s Last Stand 
Welcome to Old and New Viewers 
Coming to you from Vancouver, BC Canada 
Wet Coast Info 
Show notes can be found on Ravelry, can leave comments and questions in the Ravelry threads

FOs (Finished Objects) 
B: Wearing - MCN Lesley (5) Pullover

Glenda: Wearing - Vanguard by Annamária Ötvös / 11wildswans in Malabrigo Rios

Kingfisher Shawl by Annamária Ötvös / 11wildswans 
This is a test knit, pattern is not yet released 
Using Borgo de’Pazzi Amore 160, 4.5mm needles

- Julgran by Andi Satterlund

  • I heart rainbows by tin can knits (forgot it at home)

  • Pairfect Christmas Socks More xmas socks

- In Stillness by Alicia Plummer. 
I finished the sleeves, but decided I didn’t like the length of the body so I frogged it up to the last increase and am reknitting it. Still have to do the neckband also. Knoll Coast DK yarn

  • Professor Meow Sweater, KnitPicks Pattern, Diamond Tradition yarn We are doing this for a class because people wanted to learn intarsia. I’m downsizing this to a kids’ size, but only because I have other plans for a sweater with a face on it for myself.

  • Bulky Blanket - people keep asking for the ultra-bulky roving, so I thought I’d do a sample with a double strand of Super Bulky yarn on 20mm needles. I used my old straights, but we should be getting 20mm circs in soon, which will be easier to use Yarn is Sugar Bush Chill in Imperial; 6 balls

  • Mally 6-Ply Xmas socks for Mike; 2.75mm needles, 58sts

Store News 
Bernadette is leaving us! :( But she will still be in Vancouver, and will have a new presence on the interwebs. 
The WCW podcast will continue with Glenda and Sara and Kelsey.

On November 24th & 25th we will be hosting a trunk show and book party with Josée Paquin of UandIKnit to celebrate the release of Strong and Free, the book she made with Heidi Kirrmaier (it was released at Knit City) 
On Friday, November 24th at 7pm we’re having a Wine & Cheese reception at the shop. Tix are $5 each, and are available online. 
On Saturday, Nov 25th from 1-4 you can come by the store to see all the samples and meet Josée

We have Rico Looms in store (and online) now, if you want to experiment with weaving without a large investment.

We received a new shipment of Yarn Bowls from Madeleine Coomey, which are great for holiday gifts

Podcasts Mentioned: 
Amy of the Stranded Podcast