Sunday, July 31, 2011

DragonflySoars 20110731, Preparing for Moves



Projects


Past Finished Project
Amigurumi animals from Amigurumi World - Seriously Cute Crochet


Updates on Plurk Podcaster Challenge


Remember, you will be entered to win a custom dyed skein of yarn from Ethereal Fibers if you donate to Tif's Climb for Cancer! See Ravelry thread with details here or go directly to the donation page

Sunday, July 24, 2011

DragonflySoars 20110724, Successful Spinning



Upcoming Events
  1. The Unique Sheep Retreat, august 19-21
  2. Stitches Midwest, august 25-28 (I hope to be there on Saturday)

Current Projects
  1. Moderne baby blanket, Finished block 5, working on block 6
  2. Knitterly Things Vesper Vanilla/Neapolitan socks
  3. Drop Spindle spinning using my Highland Handmades spindle on fiber from Maine Woods Yarn
Special Thank You to Sadie of Yarnivore Podcast!! Here's link to the special episode on pre-drafting.

Stash Enhancement
Vesper yarn from Knitterly Things, July 2011 shipment, 100% superwash merino in Play Date (looks similar to me to Tartan)

Fibers
  1. TurtlePurl Yarns, Superwash Blue Faced Leicester in Sea Side
  2. TurtlePurl Yarns, 80% superwash merino, 20% cashmere in Acid Wash
  3. EnchantedKnoll Farms, hand-dyed Lambkin, 4oz, 6.4 count superwash merino lambswool in Wood Elves.

Upcoming Knit-A-Longs (KALs)
  1. Unknown Mystery Project for Plurk Podcaster Challenge

  2. Dragonfly Dreams by Meagheen Ryan starts August 15th


  3. WestKnits Mystery KAL starts August 1st

    • Looped Back, 100% superwash merino, Mauve
    • Lotus Yarns, "Buddha" base, 80% superwash merino, 20% nylon in Deep Water
    • Lotus Yarns, "Buddha" base, 80% superwash merino, 20% nylon in Bloodflowers
Business Cards and Magnets from VistaPrint

If you would like a magnet with your $10 donation, please be sure to send me your mailing address via Paypal note.

Additional Notes

  1. I bought from TurtlePurl's Artfire store but she also has an Etsy Shop.
  2. I bought Enchanted Wool and beads from The Loopy Ewe
  3. Looped Back yarns website is out of commission, it was here (http://www.loopedback.com)

Sunday, July 17, 2011

DragonflySoars 20110717, Full of Ramble



Projects

Future Projects

Gift from Tif (aka MojaveKnitter on Rav and Plurk)


Remember, you will be entered to win a custom dyed skein of yarn from Ethereal Fibers if you donate to Tif's Climb for Cancer! See Ravelry thread with details here or go directly to the donation page

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Sunday, July 10, 2011

20110710 DragonflySoars This and That (Plus Mom's Dolls)




Works in Progress

  • Secret Project #1 - 2/3 complete
  • Secret Project #2 - Thought was complete but has issues, will be partially ripped out
  • Moderne baby blanket, Finished block 3, started block 4

Podcaster Challenge
  • Thread on Ravelry has list of podcasts and feel free to chatter!
  • Remember if you would like to donate prizes, contact Lois (KnittingsMyBag on Ravelry or Plurk)
  • Monday, August 22nd - Podcasters learn their patterns
  • September 2nd - 25th - Podcasters will record three episodes for the challenge. Beginning Announcement, Work in Progress and Completion

Contest drawing! Watch to see if you won!!

Special Segment on Mom's Dolls!