Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Episode 4 - Guest and Give-away

Show Notes:

News and Notes -
  • Amy is the guest in honor of Valentine's Day and her birthday.
  • Ravelry group reached its membership goal.  Random drawing for cable needle holder and stitch markers, plus a special treat for our 100th member - marylove. Members come from 30 states and 7 different countries.
  • Bought the Color shift gradient in the Berry colorway at Leslie of TheKnitGirllls recommendation. Love it!
Finished Objects - 
  • Waves Socks - with afterthought heel for Amy's birthday.
  • Wisteria Shawl Collar Pullover, pattern by Lion Brand yarn, knit out of an unknown yarn in a rainbowish colorway, using size 8 circular needles. (Sorry, Lion Brand, I did not use the recommended yarn. I might use Lion Brand Amazing for a future version of this sweater.)
Works in Progress -
  • Hogwarts Express
  • Straun Take 2 for my brother out of Cascade Eco Alpaca, on my new KnitPicks interchangeable needles.
  • Hermione's Quidditch socks on hold until I get a few other things off the needles. Will try to get them done for Studentknits Statistics KAL.
  • Mittens for Me MKAL with the KnitGirllls
  • Lala love you Cowl for the Knitabulls Feb KAL out of Malabrigo Rios in the Cumparista colorway on US 8 Hiya Hiya sharps 16" cable.
No spinning this week.

Fitness - 
  • Biggest Loser Contest: not going well. Not well organized.
  • Completed 3 workouts this week including yoga
  • 2 lbs weight loss
  • Exercise Accountability thread on Ravelry.


  1. Your face looks thinner! Keep up the great work!

    1. Thanks! Oh, yeah, for sock patterns, check out Wendy Johnson's blog. She has great free patterns.