Episode 47 - Calm Before the Storm

Knitting Butterflies show

Summary: <br> In this episode, I update you on the fiber adventures I have been having since starting a new job.<br> <br> <br> <br> <br> <a href="http://www.ravelry.com/yarns/library/the-lemonade-shop-simple-sock">Lemonade Shop</a> "Stormy Day" socks in the <a href="http://www.ravelry.com/projects/EmilyStraw/zigzagular-socks-8">ZigZagular</a> pattern by Susie White<br> <a href="http://www.ravelry.com/projects/EmilyStraw/stitches-socks-2">Vanilla socks</a> in White Birch Fiber Arts "Killahbee". Heel will be afterthought <a href="http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/fork-in-the-road-socks">Thumb Joint Hat Top Heel</a> by Lara Neel.<br> <a href="http://www.ravelry.com/projects/EmilyStraw/quicksilver">Quicksilver Shawl</a> by <a href="http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/quicksilver">Melanie Berg</a>. Yarn is <a href="http://www.ravelry.com/yarns/library/neighborhood-fiber-co-studio-sock">Neighborhood Fiber Company</a>. I am using the <a href="http://indianlakeartisans.com/">Indian Lake Artisans</a> needles, 32 inch cable size 6 cherry.<br> <a href="http://www.ravelry.com/projects/EmilyStraw/playful-stripes-cardigan">Playful Stripes cardigan</a> by <a href="http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/playful-stripes-cardigan">Alana Dakos</a> knit out of <a href="http://www.ravelry.com/yarns/library/cascade-yarns-220-superwash-sport">Cascade 200 Superwash Sport</a>. <br> I keep thinking about picking up the <a href="http://www.ravelry.com/projects/EmilyStraw/jesse-half-zip">Jesse Half Zip pullover</a> by <a href="http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/jesse-half-zip">Kate Oates</a>, but I might save it for Stash Dash as I am competing against <a href="http://knitmoregirlspodcast.com/">Jasmin of the Knitmore Girls podcast.</a><br> <a href="http://prairiegirlsknitandspin.com/">Prairie Girl Danie</a> came to visit me for my birthday. She brought me a bag of <a href="http://www.ravelry.com/people/EmilyStraw/handspun/rolags-from-danie">rolags</a> she had made on a blending board and taught me how to spin long draw.<br> I finished spinning some Polwarth from Into the Whirled in "<a href="http://www.ravelry.com/people/EmilyStraw/handspun/tickled-pink">Tickled Pink</a>". We also spun a bit of fiber from my fleece I bought at Estes Park.<br> <br>