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Wet Coast Wools Podcast Episode 15: A Wild Sylvia Appears!!

November 19, 2016

Nov 17, 2016, Welcome to Old and New Viewers

Coming to you from Vancouver, BC Canada
Wet Coast Wools: www.wetcoastwools.com
Glenda and B: ec0g33k
Special Guest Sylvia McFadden, aka softsweater

FOs (Finished Objects)
Wearing: Campside Cardi in Knit Picks Wool of the Andes in Everglade Heather
~Wasabi Whale by Susan Claudino

Wearing: Woodstove Season in Imperial Columbia

~Leaving Cowl, made with 1 ball of Drops Alpaca
~Bluebeard Cowl - Drops Pattern, Kid’s size, made with Illimani Silky Baby Llama
~Llama Hat - mix of a few patterns, made with Illimani Baby Llama yarn
~Milanese Lace Topper- made with Aslan Trends Invernal, an Angora, Merino, blend
~Elk Tooth Shawl by Caitlin ffrench, made with Louet Gems Sport
~Blue Stripey Hat - leftovers of yarn, loosely based on Prism Hat by Tin Can Knits
~Black & Grey Llama and Angora Hat

Two of three custom woolen mills praire sea fusion shawls
Soon to be released :)

~Greener Pastures Socks
Will have a fleegle heel, Patons Kroy in Greener Pastures, 64 sts, 2.25mm
~Scrappy Blanket
Needed comfort crafting after america set itself on fire
Weekender Blanket
~Canucks Circle Scarf
River City Hat Trick Yarns in Vancouver, 110 sts on US 6/4mm
~Shelob Shrug by Caitlin ffrench
Knit Picks Swish Worsted in Garnet Heather
~Black Wonder Years
Wonder Years toddler/child cardigan
~Fargo Pullover
Fargo Pullover by Sheila Toy Stromberg Using various Malabrigo, Cascade 220 and Woll of The Andes Scraps along with a skein of Riverstone Yarns and Mineville Project.

I had Knitting ADD this week, and worked on a million different things. I’ve only brought the interesting ones…
~Driftwood by Isabel Kraemer
This is for another class; making it with Cascade 220 in Satine
~Sin City Yarns Sock - this is the yarn I bought in Las Vegas, I wanted to see how it knit up
~Orange Opal Socks. Tried out a new heel that might work to not alter the stitch counts
Boomerang heel, with some modification. Essentially its just a short row heel.
~Helix Knit Hat - made with leftovers of the other projects

I’m a pretty monogamous knitter, and I just cast off a top-secret project - so I haven’t really started another one yet.
A new malabrigo version of The Triangle Cowl will likely be what I’m knitting on.
A few more short row-y things upcoming but they take forever to design so I need breaks.
Textured shawls? I’ve designed two and I think they’ll be amazing as all hell but I am struggling with yarn choice.
I have too many ideas, those are my WIPs.

Craft all the things
Wedding Cross Stitch.
Made my pattern on a website called Stitch Fiddle. Martha Stewart also has tutorials on how to make pixel people.

Sylvia’s announcements
Shawl Joy makes an awesome Christmas gift.
self published, self funded, ethically produced in canada, all canadian, I did photos and layout, models are friends, all recycled paper, eco friendly (zero carbon footprint)

Store News
New 5cm PomPoms for attaching to hats.. These are great for kids’ hats, or you can use several together.