Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Episode 156: Thing 1 and Thing 2


It's Wendy and the Things! Sheila is not here this week. WIPs include the Seashell Shawl and a cowl by Carina Spencer. FOs include Wendy's Fuse Cardigan, now with buttons. Cohost is Lily, who shows her dishcloth in progress and some of the weird "collectibles" she got last week. Featured baubles and bling includes Leading Men Fiber Arts yarn from the amazing Calsters of Dramatic Knits!

SHOW NOTES

KAL/CAL:  We are hosting a Stash Busting KAL/CAL for the month of April! Post a pic of your finished project made from yarn purchased at least 6 months ago in the April Stash Busters Thread and get that stash under control!  A winner will be drawn at the end of the month.

We are also hosting a KAL of the Annika Cowl or the Chevron Chapeau.  The designer, Suzanne Morrison Gavreau, has generously offered a coupon code: everythingisawesome for 25% off the pattern price for the month of the knit along!

Also, check out the Mad Color Fiber Arts Mad Geek Tour Club offering:  The Princess Bride!  You can get yarn or fiber and a Stitched By Jessalu club edition bag.  I just read that Jess is offering a wedge or box bag option!  There is still time to sign up for the current theme and to check out the upcoming Geek Tour themes!

On The Dance Card:

Wendy is working on:

Seashell Shawl by Ivy Brambles in Blue Moon Fiber Arts Silk Thread II

An improvised wrap in Into The World handspun.

Brush Creek Cowlette 

Lily is working on:

A dishcloth in Impeccable

Rate Your Date:

Wendy put button on:

Fuse Cardigan by Veronik Avery in Reynolds Revue (discontinued).

Whirlwind Romance:

Wendy is currently spinning an Enchanted Knoll Farms batt in the Dragon's Blood colorway.

Future Dates:

Wendy will be knitting:

Her ongoing WIPs

Baubles & Bling:

Patons Kroy Sock Ragg Shades knit by Wendy's mom (one sock nearly done!)

Leading Men Fiber Arts in the Purple Rain colorway on the Showstopper base from Calsters of Dramatic Knits.  Love you, Girlfriend!

Gorgeous Spring bag also from Calsters.

Gossip & Innuendo:

Conn Sheep and Wool in Vernon, CT 4/26/14.  Sheila and I plan on attending if possible.

Gore Place Sheep Shearing Festival at Gore Place, Waltham, MA 4/26/14.  We do not plan on attending.

Maryland Sheep and Wool 2014 at Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, MD, 5/3-5/4/2014.  Wendy plans on attending.

NH Sheep and Wool at Deerfield Fairgrounds, Deerfield, NH 5/10-5/11/14.  Wendy plans on attending with her family.

Webs Tent Sale at Webs Yarn Store, Northampton, MA, 5/17-5/18/14.  Wendy plans to attend on Saturday.

MA Sheep and Wool at Cummington Fairgrounds, Cummington, MA 5/24-5/25/14.  Sheila may attend, Wendy will be unable to attend.

VT Sheep and Wool at Tunbridge Fairgrounds, Tunbridge, VT 10/4-10/5/14.  We do not plan on attending.

Stitches East in Hartford, CT 10/9-10/12/14.  Wendy plans on attending the Saturday marketplace.

Rhinebeck at Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY 10/18-10/19/14.  We plan on attending for the weekend.

New England Fiber Festival at Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA, 11/1-11/2/14.  Wendy plans on attending.








Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Episode 155: Morning Drunk


This week's WIPs include the Seashell Shawl, an improvised handspun wrap, a pair of vanilla socks and a Trillian shawl. FOs include Sheila's Annika cowl and Wendy's Fuse Cardigan. Baubles and Blings this week are Patons sock yarn and the March Hello Yarn Fiber Club.

SHOW NOTES

KAL/CAL:  We are hosting a Stash Busting KAL/CAL for the month of April! Post a pic of your finished project made from yarn purchased at least 6 months ago in the April Stash Busters Thread and get that stash under control!  A winner will be drawn at the end of the month.

We are also hosting a KAL of the Annika Cowl or the Chevron Chapeau.  The designer, Suzanne Morrison Gavreau, has generously offered a coupon code: everythingisawesome for 25% off the pattern price for the month of the knit along!

Also, check out the Mad Color Fiber Arts Mad Geek Tour Club offering:  The Princess Bride!  You can get yarn or fiber and a Stitched By Jessalu club edition bag.  I just read that Jess is offering a wedge or box bag option!  There is still time to sign up for the current theme and to check out the upcoming Geek Tour themes!

On The Dance Card:

Wendy is working on:

Seashell Shawl by Ivy Brambles in Blue Moon Fiber Arts Silk Thread II

An improvised wrap in Into The World handspun.

Sheila is working on:

Her standard sock in Patons Kroy Socks Ragg Shades

Trillian by Martina Behm in Cherry Tree Hill sock yarn.
Rate Your Date:

Wendy finished:

Fuse Cardigan by Veronik Avery in Reynolds Revue (discontinued).

Sheila finished:

Annika Cowl by Suzanne Morrison Gavreau in handspun from CJ Kopeck Designs in the Death to Ovarian Cancer colorway.

Whirlwind Romance:

Wendy is currently spinning an Enchanted Knoll Farms batt in the Dragon's Blood colorway.

Future Dates:

Wendy will be knitting:

Her ongoing WIPs

Sheila will be knitting:

All of her ongoing WIPS.

Baubles & Bling:

Patons Kroy Sock Ragg Shades

Hello Yarn Fiber Club March 2014 offering on Romney wool

Gossip & Innuendo:

Conn Sheep and Wool in Vernon, CT 4/26/14.  Sheila and I plan on attending if possible.

Gore Place Sheep Shearing Festival at Gore Place, Waltham, MA 4/26/14.  We do not plan on attending.

Maryland Sheep and Wool 2014 at Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, MD, 5/3-5/4/2014.  Wendy plans on attending.

NH Sheep and Wool at Deerfield Fairgrounds, Deerfield, NH 5/10-5/11/14.  Wendy plans on attending with her family.

Webs Tent Sale at Webs Yarn Store, Northampton, MA, 5/17-5/18/14.  Wendy plans to attend on Saturday.

MA Sheep and Wool at Cummington Fairgrounds, Cummington, MA 5/24-5/25/14.  Sheila may attend, Wendy will be unable to attend.

VT Sheep and Wool at Tunbridge Fairgrounds, Tunbridge, VT 10/4-10/5/14.  We do not plan on attending.

Stitches East in Hartford, CT 10/9-10/12/14.  Wendy plans on attending the Saturday marketplace.

Rhinebeck at Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY 10/18-10/19/14.  We plan on attending for the weekend.

New England Fiber Festival at Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA, 11/1-11/2/14.  Wendy plans on attending.








Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Episode 154: It's All Grey to Her


This week's WIPs include a sock with the Fish Lips Kiss heel, the Annika Cowl and the Fuse Cardigan. No FOs, but Sheila has one vanilla toe up sock completed and Wendy is nearly finished with her cardigan. Wendy shows the skein of Fiber Optic gradient she forgot last week and the Enchanted Knoll batt she is currently spinning. Baubles and bling include the Twist Around Cowl, a new free pattern on Rav.

SHOW NOTES

KAL/CAL:  We are hosting a Stash Busting KAL/CAL for the month of April! Post a pic of your finished project made from yarn purchased at least 6 months ago in the April Stash Busters Thread and get that stash under control!  A winner will be drawn at the end of the month.

We are also hosting a KAL of the Annika Cowl or the Chevron Chapeau.  The designer, Suzanne Morrison Gavreau, has generously offered a coupon code: everythingisawesome for 25% off the pattern price for the month of the knit along!

Also, check out the Mad Color Fiber Arts Mad Geek Tour Club offering:  The Princess Bride!  You can get yarn or fiber and a Stitched By Jessalu club edition bag.  I just read that Jess is offering a wedge or box bag option!  There is still time to sign up for the current theme and to check out the upcoming Geek Tour themes!

On The Dance Card:

Wendy is STILL working on:

Fuse Cardigan by Veronik Avery in Reynolds Revue (discontinued).

Sheila is working on:

Her standard sock in Patons Kroy Socks Ragg Shades

Annika Cowl by Suzanne Morrison Gavreau in handspun from CJ Kopeck Designs in the Death to Ovarian Cancer colorway.

Rate Your Date:

Wendy finished:

Nothing this week.

Sheila finished:

1 of her Patons Krpy socks.

Whirlwind Romance:

Wendy finished spinning Fiber Optic gradient braid in merino/silk in the Blackbird color way.

Wendy is currently spinning an Enchanted Knoll Farms batt in the Dragon's Blood colorway.

Future Dates:

Wendy will be knitting:

Her ongoing WIPs and a stole from handspun.

Sheila will be knitting:

All of her ongoing WIPS.

Baubles & Bling:

Wendy and Sheila showed:

Twist Around Cowl by Briar Williamson (free on Rav).

Gossip & Innuendo:

Conn Sheep and Wool in Vernon, CT 4/26/14.  Sheila and I plan on attending if possible.

Gore Place Sheep Shearing Festival at Gore Place, Waltham, MA 4/26/14.  We do not plan on attending.

Maryland Sheep and Wool 2014 at Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, MD, 5/3-5/4/2014.  Wendy plans on attending.

NH Sheep and Wool at Deerfield Fairgrounds, Deerfield, NH 5/10-5/11/14.  Wendy plans on attending with her family.

Webs Tent Sale at Webs Yarn Store, Northampton, MA, 5/17-5/18/14.  Wendy plans to attend on Saturday.

MA Sheep and Wool at Cummington Fairgrounds, Cummington, MA 5/24-5/25/14.  Sheila may attend, Wendy will be unable to attend.

VT Sheep and Wool at Tunbridge Fairgrounds, Tunbridge, VT 10/4-10/5/14.  We do not plan on attending.

Stitches East in Hartford, CT 10/9-10/12/14.  Wendy plans on attending the Saturday marketplace.

Rhinebeck at Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY 10/18-10/19/14.  We plan on attending for the weekend.

New England Fiber Festival at Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA, 11/1-11/2/14.  Wendy plans on attending.








Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Episode 153: Crappy Actresses


This week's FOs include Sheila's Clapotis and Wendy's Star Leaves Wedding Shawl. WIPs include Sheila's standard sock, the Annika Cowl and Wendy's Neverending Fuse Cardigan. Wendy finished spinning a braid of Fiber Optic Gradient this week and started a batt from Enchanted Knoll Farms. We draw the name of the Annika Cowl PDF file winner at the end of the show.

SHOW NOTES

KAL/CAL:  We are hosting a Stash Busting KAL/CAL for the month of April! Post a pic of your finished project made from yarn purchased at least 6 months ago in the April Stash Busters Thread and get that stash under control!  A winner will be drawn at the end of the month.

We are also hosting a KAL of the Annika Cowl or the Chevron Chapeau.  The designer, Suzanne Morrison Gavreau, has generously offered a coupon code: everythingisawesome for 25% off the pattern price for the month of the knit along!

On The Dance Card:

Wendy is working on:

Fuse Cardigan by Veronik Avery in Reynolds Revue (discontinued).

Sheila is working on:

Her standard sock in Patons Kroy Socks Ragg Shades

Annika Cowl by Suzanne Morrison Gavreau in handspun from CJ Kopeck Designs in the Death to Ovarian Cancer colorway.

Rate Your Date:

Wendy finished:

Star Leaves Shawl by Jenny Johnson Johnen (will be a wedding shawl) in Enchanted Knoll Farms lace with stellina.

Sheila finished:

Clapotis by Kate Gilbert in Seacost Handpainted Silk and Ivory

Whirlwind Romance:

Wendy finished spinning Fiber Optic gradient braid in merino/silk in the Blackbird color way.

Wendy is currently spinning an Enchanted Knoll Farms batt in the Dragon's Blood colorway.

Future Dates:

Wendy will be knitting:

Her ongoing WIPs.

Sheila will be knitting:

All of her ongoing WIPS.

Baubles & Bling:

Wendy showed:

Her new cell phone and cell phone case.  Finally, a phone that works all the time!

Gossip & Innuendo:

Conn Sheep and Wool in Vernon, CT 4/26/14.  Sheila and I plan on attending if possible.

Gore Place Sheep Shearing Festival at Gore Place, Waltham, MA 4/26/14.  We do not plan on attending.

Maryland Sheep and Wool 2014 at Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, MD, 5/3-5/4/2014.  Wendy plans on attending.

NH Sheep and Wool at Deerfield Fairgrounds, Deerfield, NH 5/10-5/11/14.  Wendy plans on attending with her family.

Webs Tent Sale at Webs Yarn Store, Northampton, MA, 5/17-5/18/14.  Wendy plans to attend on Saturday.

MA Sheep and Wool at Cummington Fairgrounds, Cummington, MA 5/24-5/25/14.  Sheila may attend, Wendy will be unable to attend.

VT Sheep and Wool at Tunbridge Fairgrounds, Tunbridge, VT 10/4-10/5/14.  We do not plan on attending.

Stitches East in Hartford, CT 10/9-10/12/14.  Wendy plans on attending the Saturday marketplace.

Rhinebeck at Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY 10/18-10/19/14.  We plan on attending for the weekend.

New England Fiber Festival at Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA, 11/1-11/2/14.  Wendy plans on attending.

MARCH STASH BUSTING CONTEST

We drew a winner!  Contact Sheila with your info so she can mail your prize.







Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Episode 152: Sneezy, Wheezy Sheila


Our WIPs this week include Sheila's Clapotis and Wendy's Star Leaves wedding shawl. The only FO featured is Sheila's Rye socks (worsted weight). Wendy shows significant progress spinning her Fiber Optic Gradient braid and gives a detailed look at her Travel Kate discussed last week. We draw a winner for the Annika Cowl pattern.

SHOW NOTES

KAL/CAL:  We are hosting a Stash Busting KAL/CAL for the month of March! Post a pic of your finished project made from yarn purchased at least 6 months ago in the March Stash Busters Thread and get that stash under control!  A winner will be drawn at the end of the month.

On The Dance Card:

Wendy is working on:

Star Leaves Shawl by Jenny Johnson Johnen (will be a wedding shawl) in Enchanted Knoll Farms lace with stellina.

Aquaphobia Socks by Crystal Flanagan in Into The Whirled Pakkoku sock in the Muse pooling colorway.

Sheila is working on:

Clapotis by Kate Gilbert in Seacost Handpainted Silk and Ivory

Rate Your Date:

Sheila finished:

Rye Socks by Tincanknits (free on Rav) in Dream in Color Classy in the Go Go Grassy colorway, and Classic Elite Liberty Wool in the green colorway.

Whirlwind Romance:

Wendy is currently spinning Fiber Optic gradient braid in merino/silk in the Blackbird color way.

Future Dates:

Wendy will be knitting:

North Shore by Tincanknits in the yarn she purchased from Webs.

Sheila will be knitting:

All of her ongoing WIPS.

Baubles & Bling:

Wendy showed:

Southpass Beads Miyuki crystal AB seed beads with silver lining.

Wendy also received an advance look at Stephannie Tallent's new western-themed pattern eBook, which we will eventually review and give away!

Gossip & Innuendo:

We are going to start a KAL in April of the Annika Cowl pattern.  We will open a thread on the Ravelry group in April.

Conn Sheep and Wool in Vernon, CT 4/26/14.  Sheila and I plan on attending if possible.

Gore Place Sheep Shearing Festival at Gore Place, Waltham, MA 4/26/14.  We do not plan on attending.

Maryland Sheep and Wool 2014 at Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, MD, 5/3-5/4/2014.  Wendy plans on attending.

NH Sheep and Wool at Deerfield Fairgrounds, Deerfield, NH 5/10-5/11/14.  Wendy plans on attending with her family.

Webs Tent Sale at Webs Yarn Store, Northampton, MA, 5/17-5/18/14.  Wendy plans to attend on Saturday.

MA Sheep and Wool at Cummington Fairgrounds, Cummington, MA 5/24-5/25/14.  Sheila may attend, Wendy will be unable to attend.

VT Sheep and Wool at Tunbridge Fairgrounds, Tunbridge, VT 10/4-10/5/14.  We do not plan on attending.

Stitches East in Hartford, CT 10/9-10/12/14.  Wendy plans on attending the Saturday marketplace.

Rhinebeck at Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY 10/18-10/19/14.  We plan on attending for the weekend.

New England Fiber Festival at Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA, 11/1-11/2/14.  Wendy plans on attending.

ANNIKA COWL CONTEST

We drew a winner!  We will forward the winner's name to designer Suzanne Morrison Gavreau.







Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Episode 151: Unintentionally Left Blank


Oops! Forgot the title for this one! This week's WIPs include Sheila's worsted weight socks and Wendy's Star Leaves shawl. Sheila has a half finished project in one of her worsted weight socks. Baubles and Bling include a Stitched by Jessalu bag. This week, Wendy finally spins after a long hiatus, and shows an Into The Whirled FO and Fiber Optic spinning in progress. We draw a winner for the Grime Guard contest.

SHOW NOTES

IMPORTANT:  Our feed has changed to http://feeds.feedburner.com/knit1hearttoo.  This means you may need to adjust your aggregator.


KAL/CAL:  We are hosting a Stash Busting KAL/CAL for the month of March! Post a pic of your finished project made from yarn purchased at least 6 months ago in the March Stash Busters Thread and get that stash under control!  A winner will be drawn at the end of the month.

On The Dance Card:

Wendy is working on:

Star Leaves Shawl by Jenny Johnson Johnen (will be a wedding shawl) in Enchanted Knoll Farms lace with stellina.

Sheila is working on:

Rye Socks by Tincanknits (free on Rav) in Dream in Color Classy in the Go Go Grassy colorway, and Classic Elite Liberty Wool in the green colorway.

Rate Your Date:

Sheila finished:

One Rye sock!

Whirlwind Romance:

At long last, Wendy spun:

Into the Whirled Masham in The Woods color way.  The last of three skeins, each spun in a different way.

Wendy is currently spinning Fiber Optic gradient braid in merino/silk in the Blackbird color way.

Future Dates:

Wendy will be knitting:

North Shore by Tincanknits in the yarn she purchased from Webs.

Sheila will be knitting:

All of her ongoing WIPS.

Baubles & Bling:

Wendy showed:

Stitched by Jessalu beehive print wedge bag.  Love!

Progress on the cross stitch sampler from ModernFolk

Gossip & Innuendo:

Conn Sheep and Wool in Vernon, CT 4/26/14.  Sheila and I plan on attending if possible.

Gore Place Sheep Shearing Festival at Gore Place, Waltham, MA 4/26/14.  We do not plan on attending.

Maryland Sheep and Wool 2014 at Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, MD, 5/3-5/4/2014.  Wendy plans on attending.

NH Sheep and Wool at Deerfield Fairgrounds, Deerfield, NH 5/10-5/11/14.  Wendy plans on attending with her family.

Webs Tent Sale at Webs Yarn Store, Northampton, MA, 5/17-5/18/14.  Wendy plans to attend on Saturday.

MA Sheep and Wool at Cummington Fairgrounds, Cummington, MA 5/24-5/25/14.  Sheila may attend, Wendy will be unable to attend.

VT Sheep and Wool at Tunbridge Fairgrounds, Tunbridge, VT 10/4-10/5/14.  We do not plan on attending.

Stitches East in Hartford, CT 10/9-10/12/14.  Wendy plans on attending the Saturday marketplace.

Rhinebeck at Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY 10/18-10/19/14.  We plan on attending for the weekend.

New England Fiber Festival at Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA, 11/1-11/2/14.  Wendy plans on attending.

ANNIKA COWL CONTEST

Win a copy of the latest design by KnittingKnirvana (Suzanne Morrison Gavreau), a cute chevron cowl that will help you use up those scraps of colorful yarn lying around!  Come post in the contest thread and we will draw a winner in next week!

We drew a winner for the Grime Guard contest.  Contect Wendy on Ravelry with your information!







Thursday, March 13, 2014

Episode 150: It's All About (Deleted)!!


This week's feature WIPs include the Clapotis, worsted weight socks, the never-ending Fuse Cardigan and the Star Leaves wedding shawl. FOs include a modified sockhead hat, felted clogs, the Duotone cowl and the Insulate dalek hat. Baubles and Bling this week featured the last two club offerings from the Hello Yarn fiber club. We did not draw a winner for the Grime Guard contest this week because we want to give more time. We started a new contest to win an Annika Cowl pattern by KnittingKnirvana!

SHOW NOTES

IMPORTANT:  Our feed has changed to http://feeds.feedburner.com/knit1hearttoo.  This means you may need to adjust your aggregator.


KAL/CAL:  We are hosting a Stash Busting KAL/CAL for the month of March! Post a pic of your finished project made from yarn purchased at least 6 months ago in the March Stash Busters Thread and get that stash under control!  A winner will be drawn at the end of the month.

On The Dance Card:

Wendy is working on:

Fuse by Veronik Avery in Reynolds Revue, red color way (this yarn is discontinued).

Star Leaves Shawl by Jenny Johnson Johnen (will be a wedding shawl) in Enchanted Knoll Farms lace with stellina.

Sheila is working on:

Clapotis by Kate Gilbert (free on Rav) in Seacoast Handpainted Silk and Ivory in the Antique color way.

Rye Socks by Tincanknits (free on Rav) in Dream in Color Classy in the Go Go Grassy colorway, and Classic Elite Liberty Wool in the green colorway.

Rate Your Date:

Wendy finished:

Duotone Cowl by Orange Flower Yarn in Mad Color Fiber Arts Swoon base, the Campfire colorway, and Cascade Epiphany in purple.

Insulate Hat by Amy van de Laar in MadelineTosh DK in the Magnolia Leaf and Magenta colorways.

Sheila finished:

Sockhead Hat (modified)

Felted Clogs by Bev Galeskas

Whirlwind Romance:

None this week.  Wendy plans to try and spin at least 15 minutes a week this year, but so far has failed in keeping up with that resolution!

Future Dates:

Wendy will be knitting:

North Shore by Tincanknits in the yarn she purchased from Webs.

Sheila will be knitting:

All of her ongoing WIPS.

Baubles & Bling:

Wendy showed:

Hello Yarn Fiber Club offerings for January:  Rusting Scales on Rambouillet, and February:  Village Smithy on BFL and Silk.

Summer Garden Trellis by Mary Burris (about $5 on Rav)

Annika Cowl by Suzanne Morrison Gavreau ($3 on Rav)

Gossip & Innuendo:

North Shore Yarn Crawl, Massachusetts, 3/13-3/16, various yarn stores.  Sheila may attend with a friend, Wendy is skipping this year.

Conn Sheep and Wool in Vernon, CT 4/26/14.  Sheila and I plan on attending if possible.

Gore Place Sheep Shearing Festival at Gore Place, Waltham, MA 4/26/14.  We do not plan on attending.

Maryland Sheep and Wool 2014 at Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, MD, 5/3-5/4/2014.  Wendy plans on attending.

NH Sheep and Wool at Deerfield Fairgrounds, Deerfield, NH 5/10-5/11/14.  Wendy plans on attending with her family.

Webs Tent Sale at Webs Yarn Store, Northampton, MA, 5/17-5/18/14.  Wendy plans to attend on Saturday.

MA Sheep and Wool at Cummington Fairgrounds, Cummington, MA 5/24-5/25/14.  Sheila may attend, Wendy will be unable to attend.

VT Sheep and Wool at Tunbridge Fairgrounds, Tunbridge, VT 10/4-10/5/14.  We do not plan on attending.

Stitches East in Hartford, CT 10/9-10/12/14.  Wendy plans on attending the Saturday marketplace.

Rhinebeck at Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY 10/18-10/19/14.  We plan on attending for the weekend.

New England Fiber Festival at Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA, 11/1-11/2/14.  Wendy plans on attending.

ANNIKA COWL CONTEST

Win a copy of the latest design by KnittingKnirvana (Suzanne Morrison Gavreau), a cute chevron cowl that will help you use up those scraps of colorful yarn lying around!  Come post in the contest thread and we will draw a winner in two weeks!

KNITTING GEISHA GRIME GUARD CONTEST EXTENDED!!

Are you one of our viewers who also likes cross stitch?  Come post in our contest thread and tell us what you are cross stitching now (or plan to cross stitch), and you can win a grime guard for an 8x8 Q-snap frame next week!!