Monday, August 3, 2015

Episode 82: Playing Catchup

In this episode, the girls play catchup after being gone for about a month. They squee over their most recent favorite things, then discuss their current crafty/DIY projects.


Get Geeky

Moments of Squee - What’s got us excited?

Get Crafty

Fiber Optics

Let's talk fiber.

Finished Objects
  • Pattern: gryffindor house sweater
  • Yarn: Cascade Longwood sport
  • The sweater fits perfectly. I think I put up pictures on the Ravelry GGC thread for y’all. Just need to put the ribbon in the shoulders, I have a care label all done up.

  • Pattern: Leftie by Martina Behm
  • Link:
  • Yarn: Miss Babs Yummy 2Ply (zing) and Yummy 2py Toes (Batshit crazy)
  • Notes:
  • Pattern: Louisa by Cocoknits
  • Yarn: Shibui - Linen, Cloud, and…..
  • Progress: Finished one sleeve. Am starting to work on the second sleeve.
  • Pattern Fox Paws by Xandy Peters
  • five colors of Knit Picks Comfy Fingering, blue, teal, purple
  • Finding it pretty difficult, concentrating on it is important
  • finished the first color sequence
Pattern: Dr. Who cowl
  • My travel work was the Sweet Eleanor scarf in Jojoland Melody, sock weight, shades of heathery blue, green, and purple, starting on the second skein
  • crocheted in G hook, very fast
  • I changed the notation to American stitches, you can find that link on my project page.
  • Hermione's Everyday Socks by Erica Lueder
  • Araucania Itata Multy: wool, silk, bamboo
  • green, purple, yellow…
  • picked up sock nylon for the heel
Tour De Fleece

  • The tour finished up July 26th. Jade managed to finish one spinning WIP, and is half way through another. She “fell” off the bike, and came in mid-way with the rest of the pack.

Make it Sew

  • Jade is nearly finished with the Kate Bishop costume. The dress and belt are 90% completed. She still needs to finish her mask.
  • Jade helped a friend learn how to use her sewing machine and how to sew the beginnings of a Asian Lolita outfit.
  • Speaking of outfits, have you seen the Muslim Lolita outfits? They’re awesome
  • Sandy started off with some routine maintenance on her sewing machine, which turned into a BIG OLE PROBLEM, and now it needs to be repaired.
  • Sandy just bought Gertie Sews Vintage Casual, too, boo-hoo.

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