Ep. 68 – Get Your Own Socks!

Intro/Announcements:

  • Apron Sew-Along + Recipe Swap! August 1 – September 30. Join us in making any apron you’d like. Share your FO and a recipe that you love. If you’d like to contribute to the Pinterest Board, PM me and I’ll add you!

Knitting:

WIPS:

  • Flixton Tee – my design – using KnitPicks Shine Sport in “Reef.” Had to redo the lace design at the top, but now I’m on a roll!
  • Upside-down Monkey Socks – based on Monkey Socks by Cookie A. – using Swift Fiber Studios 75/25 BFL/Nylon in “Hidden Depths” – US 0 needles.
  • Man Socks, for Troy – plain stockinette socks – using Lion Brand Sock Ease in “Taffy” – US 1 needles.
  • Oaken Dreams Shawl – by Sivia Harding – using Mountain Colors, Crazy Foot in “Loganberry.” Love this bright varigated yarn!

Enabling

  • Plymouth Yarns, Homestead in “Moss Green” – this will become some kind of vest.
  • Berroco, Ultra Alpaca – this will become some fabulous neck warmer, cowl thing.

Giveaway!

Mountain Colors, Crazyfoot, in “Birch Tree.”

birchtree

All you need to do is go to the Mountain Colors website and tell us your favorite color! Post in the Ravelry giveaway thread for a chance to win! (Closes Oct 2nd, must be group member, only one entry.)

Sewing
  • Khaki Pants for Troy are (still) nearly finished! Just needs closures at the waistband and some hemming. using KS3267
  • Must start on Halloween costumes soon – I will be using Simplicity 4055Really, I’m more excited about Troy as Mr. Darcy!

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