Wet Coast Wools Podcast Episode 16: Short & Sweet

December 05, 2016

Wet Coast Wools Podcast Episode 16: Short & Sweet

Welcome to our little podcast about knitting :) More extensive notes can be found in our ravelry group (http://www.ravelry.com/groups/wet-coast-woolies) :)

Dec 1, 2016 (WHERE DID THE YEAR GO!!??)
Welcome to Old and New Viewers
Coming to you from Vancouver, BC Canada
Wet Coast Wools: www.wetcoastwools.com
Glenda(ravelry)/glendamcdonald (instagram) and B aka ec0g33k

FOs (Finished Objects)
B:
~Cable Vision Wreath by Hilary Hunt
Worsted Acrylics 6 strands held together. 14” Wreath Form. Mochi Mochis Tiny Gnome and #29 Tiny Chickens glued to it
~Smitten by Emily Ivey
~Fargo Pullover by Sheila Toy Strombergith gauge (US 8), Riverstone Yarns/Mineville Project and 11g of worsted weight left overs

Glenda:
~Cozy me Cardigan by Nadia Crétin-Léchenne
4.25 balls of Cascade 220 Heathers in Pale Blue Heather (colour #9558)
Knit for our class at the store
~Simply Stripes Baby Blanket by Elizabeth Smithith Estelle Chunky (50% Acrylic, 40% Wool, 10% Nylon; Bulky Weight, 125m/100g), in Steel (04), Sunflower (15), Provence (31), Scuba (28), Leapfrog (24), and Grape (35). Approx. 80g of each one.
It has already been given to them, so here’s a photo
~Petty Harbour by Rayna Curtis
Wendy Sunbeam St. Ives Sock yarn, colour 3096, 2.25mm needles
~Julius the winter gnome
Made with worsted weight acrylic from my stash, 4mm needles
Pattern is Drops 0-861 (Julius) from their Christmas workshop

WIPS
B
~Greener Pastures Socks
Using Fleegle’s Toe Up Socks. Patons Kroy in the Greener Pastures colorway. 2.25mm Hiya Hiya Magic Loop.
~Canucks Circle Scarf
Rivercity Hat Trick in Vancouver.
110 sts on a US6/4mm 16” circular.

Glenda
~Driftwood by Isabel Kraemer
This is for another class; making it with Cascade 220 in Satine
~Sin City Yarns Sock
The yarn is made for Sin City Yarns, in Las Vegas
2.25mm needles, 64 sts; I will do a heel flap
~Orange Opal Socks. Tried out a new heel that might work to not alter the stitch counts
Boomerang heel, with some modification; rest of the pattern is made up
Opal Play Series in color 88, 64 sts
I thought these were my 2.25mm needles, turns out they’re 2.5mm. Oops! ;)
I will be knitting on red socks
~HW Comfort Sock Yarn, Autumn Gold series, colour #.
2.25 Karbonz Needles. #dpnsforever!, 72 sts

Craft all the things
B
Pintrest has exploded in my apartment. Small little crafts that have been eating up my crafting time.
~Felt Mistletoe
~Popsicle snow flakes
~Elf printable
~Quilted Stockings
~Sock Bags for gifts

Store News

Advent calendar

12 Knits of Christmas - 12 of our favourite and most-popular knits in the store. We’ll be announcing a new one every 2 days (starts today, Dec 1st). Come into the store to buy materials for that pattern on those 2 days, you will get 15% off your purchase of the yarn & pattern if applicable for that project. More details on the blog.

New Classes are online, and we are still adding them

Brown Bag Sock Club will return in January. Sign-Ups will open online on December 1st - $65/person. Only 20 spots are available. If you are from out of town, shipping will be extra. Participants meet on January 21, February 18, and March 18 and receive a brown bag with a mystery ball of yarn inside, as well as a progress keeper.
No two balls of yarn are the same, and if you don’t like yours there will be an opportunity to swap yarns with others who are present on the bag collection date
You can participate if you are out of town, but you will have to pay for the shipping, and you won’t have the chance to swap yarns.  Registration starts on Dec 4! :)

Christmas Window is in place!

Podcasts mentioned: 
Little bobbins
Sweet leaps




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