Wet Coast Wools Podcast Episode 76: A roadmap for waste yarn

May 31, 2019 1 Comment

Wet Coast Wools Podcast Episode 76: A roadmap for waste yarn

Episode 76: A Roadmap for Waste Yarn 
Filmed on May 28th, 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 in our Wet Coast Woolies Ravelry Group. 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 
Wet Coast Wools - WetCoastWools on all the things

FOs (Finished Objects) 
Glenda: Wearing: Edie, by Isabell Kraemer, knit 3 years ago in Batiste, by Knit One, Crochet Too 
Still No FOs! What have I been doing with my time?!

Kelsey: 
Magpie Tendency by Melissa Alexander-Loomis - knit in my own colourways, English Breakfast and Grimace

WIPS (Works in Progress) 
Glenda (Only showing things I’ve worked on)

  • Maema Cardigan by Pip & Pin. The pattern is now available on Ravelry. Knitting this with Flock Fibre Studio Take a Hike Sock in Robin’s Egg.

  • Two Pairs of cuff-down socks

Kelsey

  • Soldotna Crop by Caitlin Hunter knit in my DK weight yarn in Purple Jasper, Sterling, Pink China, and Dusty Rose

  • Socks in my “Duchess” colourway with “Drive” from Puzzle Tree Yarns

  • Socks with yarn I bought in Norway - I can’t find the tag anywhere but it’s a bamboo and wool blend

Store News

Knit City Knit-A-Long 
Knit or Crochet a Sweater or Shawl (or other project) to wear to Knit City - main requirement is that you need to use 500m in your project

To enter, check out the Vendor’s List and Workshop List for Knit City. You need to use yarn from one of the vendors and/or a pattern from one of the vendors or teachers who are coming. Examples include: Andrea Mowry, Tin Can Knits, Josee Paquin, Puzzle Tree Yarns, Crafty JAKs, Julie Asselin, etc.

The K/CAL Starts June 15th, ends on October 5th (Knit City Day 1!)

We have put up a thread for conversation; the FO thread will go up in a few weeks.

Upcoming Classes: 
Brioche Class on June 22nd; register online

We are holding a Strange Brew colourwork sweater class with Alexa Ludeman from Tin Can Knits. It will be held on Sunday, June 16th, from 1 to 4pm. Register online here.

Stash dash has begun, check out the Knitgirllls on how to participate! 
Glenda’s stash dash total: great big zero! 
Kelsey’s stash dash total: 600m

Yarnageddon Update: No one has bought yarn!

WCW Knit & Crochet Bingo! 
We have taken down the Bingo boards; if you still want to register, email us for a bingo board. You need to declare your challenges when you register.

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.

There are 7 bingo entries already! So many this month!




1 Response

Louise
Louise

June 04, 2019

Wow that soldotna top colour powder. Dear God

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