Wet Coast Wools Podcast Episode 67: You're Not a Potato!

January 18, 2019

Wet Coast Wools Podcast Episode 67: You're Not a Potato!



Episode 67: You’re not a potato! 
Filmed on Friday, January 18th, 2019

Welcome to all our returning viewers, and to those who are joining us for the first time!

Our show notes can be found in the drop down section on YouTube, and on Ravelry. Comments and questions can be left in either place.

Introductions: 
Glenda - Glenda on Ravelry, glendamcdonald on instagram 
Kelsey - fiddlebach and Kzipknits on Instagram and Ravelry 
Heather - beachhouseyvr on Instagram and Ravelry 
Wet Coast Wools - WetCoastWools on all the things

FOs (Finished Objects)

Glenda: Wearing - Winston Pullover, by Jane Richmond. This is the re-done version, with shorter raglan seams, and short rows on the bottom. Knit with Fleece & Harmony Signature in Sea Foam (6 skeins)

Kelsey: Wearing - Adama Cowl - Hilary Smith Callis in Malabrigo Rios in the Queqauy colour

  • Socks for Chris in Yarn Over New York “Eyrie” Colourway and toes and heels in Puzzle Tree Yarns Rosswell Grey.

  • Flying Pig by Kathy Lewinski in Estelle Chunky “Pink” q63347

Heather: Wearing Cullum by Isabell Kraemer, knit in Shibui Knits Reed in Muslin colourway

Dishcloth or Washcloth by CrochetDreamz. Free pattern on Ravelry. Estelle Sudz in Vanilla

WIPS (Works in Progress)

Glenda

  • Don’t Eat the Daisies, by Barbara Lawler. I’ve finished 6 squares now! :)

  • Swatch Blanket

  • First Beach Cowl by Holli Yeoh, this is a sample for the class that we are hosting on January 30th/Feb 6th. Made with Illimani Silky Baby Llama in Cranberry and Grey.

Kelsey

  • Vanilla toe up socks in Patons Kroy, colourway meadow stripes. For my 4 year old niece.

  • My Cryptonite by Melanie Berg. Knit in “Juniper” from Hedgehog Fibre in their sock base, Indigo Moon in “Celestial Blue” and Sweet Fibre “Spanish Coin” in her sweet merino lite base. All randoms from my stash!

  • Big Pink Pig by Purl Soho in leftover pink scraps and definitely not that big.

  • Ease by Josée Paquin, in Hempwol from Hemp for Knitting, colourway Florence - to button band or not to button band?

Heather

Ask Us Anything: 
Carolynevoy on Ravelry asked us ‘What or who prompted each of you to start knitting?’

Store News 
Cowichan-A-Long has ended! Can the winner please contact us to collect their prize.

New KALs for 2019! 
Yarnageddon Update: the store staff are going to go ‘Cold Sheep’ as of January 1st - All 4 of us are participating. Buying yarn for work doesn’t count! ;) Store samples don’t count. Sara is the first one to fall out of the competition.

WCW Knit & Crochet Bingo!

The bingo boards are available to download from our store website - the link is in the Ravelry group, or you can just search for ‘Bingo’ on the website. This seemed to be the best way to distribute the PDF file.

Challenge started January 1st, and will run until the end of the year. Rules and notes about the game squares are all in the Chatter Thread on Ravelry.

How are we progressing?

Glenda - Stranded colourwork (Whale Hat), Make a Sweater (Winston Sweater), and ‘leftovers’ square (Beauregard Pig)

Kelsey - using up leftover yarn. Does the free square count!?

Heather - Make a gift for someone (Luke’s socks), Crochet (dishcloth), Cables (CWM hat)




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