Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Episode 108: Rambling Catchup

In this episode, the girls play catch-up from the 1.5 month hiatus. Jade provides a post-San Diego Comic-Con report and  talks about the Harry Potter experience at Universal Studios. Then in the second half, the girls catch up on their crafting projects and Jade talks about her SDCC cosplay.

Get Geeky

Life Update
  • Jade has been to SDCC, a vacation at Universal Studios, and been at multiple archery tournaments.
  • Life Update - Sandy - vacation - Monterey Bay Aquarium

GEEK Rambling
GEEK Rambling
  1. Universal Studios - The Hogsmeade Experience at Universal Studios is fun and worth it. The frozen butter beer is awesome.
  2. SDCC -- San Diego was fun and exhausting. The masquerade went well. We didn’t win any awards, but got lots of kudos, including from the Motion Picture Costumer’s Association.

My Viking did:
I did:

You can read more on Jade’s blog at:


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Get Crafty

Fiber Optics

Finished Objects
  • Project: Dobby’s Tube Socks
  • Pattern: vanilla
  • Yarn/Colorway: White Birch Fiber Arts
  • Pattern: Calla
  • Yarn: Madeline Tosh DK, Spectrum Colorway
  • Notes:  Similar to the viajante...more of a poncho.  Making slow progress. Weather has been too warm and this project has gotten very large
  • Nearly done, wasn’t done by my birthday thanks to a dramatic Knit attack.
  • Paulina by Cocoknits
  • Great Adirondack Yarn Torino, colorway Silver Fox-- it’s a bit choppy in the striping, but looks great when knit side to side
  • Project: Wonder Woman Socks
  • Pattern: vanilla
  • Yarn/Colorway: Fresh From the Cauldron
  • Notes: I started this on the way to SDCC! Have to get geek socks for a geek event! Started second sock
  • Pattern: Vitruvia -
  • Yarn: Colinette Jitterbug. Leaf Velvet. FINGERING WEIGHT
  • Progress: This is going oh-so-slow. Started back in Feb of this year. I’m 10 inches along the back...need 13” total. Worked on the way to SDCC.

Make it sew: