Saturday, October 8, 2011

Episode 5: Lady Bronies

(Click to listen. Uses Flash)

PART I: Geek Out

  • World Fantasy San Diego, Oct 27-30: Jo Fletcher, Neil Gaiman, Parke Godwin, Ruth Sanderson, Shawna McCarthy, Connie Willis. peers.orgSaturday, November 12, 2011
  • Le Bal de Vampires, Nov 7, 2010

Reading Stack
  • Sandy is reading:
    • Mortal Engines (The Hungry City Chronicles), but stopped because it was too gloomy. However, Espana had read it, liked it, although agreed it was a bit bleak.
    • the graphic novel series The Losers, by Andy Diggle and Jock, (recommended to folks who like spy stories and government intrigue.)
 Sandy talks about her proposed LARP for Dundracon (Pres Day Weekend 2012). It's a an Arabian Nights style one-shot game, “The Thousandth Night”. Sandy's troupe, December Star, has a community on Facebook: December Star RPG. 

PART II: Crafty Geekiness


Knitting/Crochet: Pointy Sticks & Crooked Hooks
  • Jade: 
    • Finished the Mondo Cable cardigan yesterday, but is on a button search.
    • Working on a somewhat secret gift for a friend.
  • Sandy: 
    • About 12 inches into the back of her Apres Surf hoodie. Waist increases done, bust increases halfway done. 
    • 10 squares done on the shelter afghan. The website for its progress, and how you can help a shelter:
  • Lady Bronies: Sandy talks about a certain cartoon for knitting inspiration while Jade is horrified. Sandy has already kool-aid dyed yarn and is working on an intarsia chart.
  • Sandy & Jade talk about what they like to knit / crochet and their respective styles.
  • Jade is working on Gretta, a fleece from Nebo Rock Ranch

Make it Sew
  • Short segment as none of the girls are working on anything, but Espana *should* be starting on her projects

DIY & Other Craft Projects

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