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Wet Coast Wools Podcast Episode 24: Softsweater, Giggles, and FOs.

March 27, 2017

Wet Coast Wools Podcast Episode 24: Softsweater, Giggles, and FOs.

Published on Mar 24, 2017
March 23th, 2017
Welcome to Old and New Viewers
Coming to you from Vancouver, BC Canada
Show notes can be found on ravelry, can leave comments and questions in the Ravelry threads

Guest today is Sylvia McFadden, aka Softsweater.

FOs (Finished Objects)
~Fine and Dandy Socks by Jessica Gore
Polar Bear Paintball by Raincity for our 2015 anniversary
~St. Paddys Day Socks
48 sts, 2.75mm
~For the Love of Trees
Philosophers wool method of wrapping my floats, not new to the world but new to me. Glenda tells me that Lucy Neatby also teaches this method.
Little Yellow Uke Yarn,Socks of Summer & Cascade Heritage
60 sts, 2.75mm needle
O Dennenboom by Renée Kies (means “O Christmas Tree” in Dutch - as explained by Rav user Gurlbrush)
~Malabrigo Triangle Shawl
Future Design from Sylvia
~CWM Shawl
Large needles for a larger shawl and a larger gauge. Waterbirch
~Valentines Day Sweater
Tenderheart by tincanknitsrom the New Heart on My Sleeve Collection
Holst Garn Supersoft in Tundra, Held Double

Glenda: Wearing - Sheboygan cardigan/coat
Love & Darkness Shawl by Softsweater/Sylvia McFadden.
Briggs & Little Heritage in Grape colourway, just over 2.5 skeins on 6mm needles

Sylvia: Wearing-The Rain Outside
It is part of the Mason Dixon Knitting March Madness pool. More info here

~Fall Night Vanilla Socks
Fleegle’s Toe Up Socks
~OMG Polar Bear Socks
Reknitting the leg with left overs from Fine and Dandy, OMG Heel Socks
~Angel Hat
Pattern by Kay Jones of the Bakery Bears
Knitting it out of some of my handspun, fibre from Aurelia Wool Corridale with nylon?

~Vanguard Cardigan
Test knit for Annamária Ötvös / pumpkin73 on Ravelry, 11wildswans on instagram
Using Malabrigo Rios in Cirrus Grey on 4mm needles
Needs to be finished by April 15th
~Autumn Leaves by Jared Flood. Using Blue Moon Fibre Arts Targhee Worsted in Aubergenius, 5.5mm needles. It is a 616 yard skein, so I just need the one ball. First half is done, not yet blocked. I knit on this when I’m too tired for the cardigan
~Hint of Summer by Isabell Kraemer
Doing this for a class, started last night.
Holst Coast in Freesia and Skylight

~Weirdo whale tail shaped shawl with hedgehog Fibres
~Pink explosion
~Shawl thing
So much on the go

Store News

Charity KAL INFO - thread is up in Ravelry groups
Isabel Kraemer KAL with Jenni of Lone Larch Designs
  • Jenni and Glenda both want to make Aileas, which is what started this off.
  • Runs from April 1st to May 31st, you can make any Isabel Kraemer pattern, and you can enter WIPS. We will have a prize thread - go to the Lone Larch Podcast group on Ravelry for Jenni’s thread - and watch her next episode for more info

Random sylvia thing?
i lost all my needles!
If anyone has any information, contant sylvia or the store

Podcasts mentioned
Lone Larch Designs
Bakery Bears
My Two Tips