Filmed on June 26th, 2019
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FOs (Finished Objects)
WIPS (Works in Progress)
Socks for Paul - Cuff down socks knit in Regia Design Line Jazz Color by Erika Knight in Mint Julep.
Fox Sweater (not shown) - Design-a-long sweater. I have worked out my gauge to be 25 stitches/4”, meaning that I will need to cast on 222 stitches. I will cast on this number and work my bottom ribbing flat, then I will join in the round and add 7 stitches for a steeking panel. Then I need to knit about 12-14” for the body. While doing this, I will work out numbers for my sleeves.
Onion Knit Nettle Sock and Onion Knit No. 4 Organic Wool + Nettles are new arrivals to the store. The boxes took the scenic route from Denmark, and 2 are still on their way. Our available colours are online now; stay tuned for the rest!
Iggy by Sandrine C. in West Coast Colour Home Grown - a CVM, Merino and Romney Blend. I am sizing this one up because it didn’t come in my bust size but I was a sucker for the texture with the ribbed back. This is my Knit City KAL sweater at the moment - there might have to be a second with how quickly this one is working up.
Zaftig by Joan McGowan-Michael - this a bachelorette gift/joke for my friend who is getting married in early August. Knit with Classic Elite Fortuna which is a 58% linen, 26% viscose, 16% cotton blend that has been discontinued.
Knit City Knit-A-Long
Knit a Sweater or Shawl to wear to Knit City (over 500m used)
To enter, check out the Vendor’s List for Knit City. You need to use yarn from one of the vendors 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.
A reminder: Holst Garn counts because we always bring Holst to Knit City! ;)
Starts June 15th, ends on October 5th (Knit City Day 1!)
We will put up a thread for conversation; the FO thread will go up in a few weeks.
Stash dash has begun, check out the Knit Girllls Ravelry group to learn how to participate!
Glenda’s stash dash total: 2,804m
Kelsey’s stash dash total: 2,070m
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.
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