Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Episode 132: Mobile Studio

Welcome to the Knitting Samurai and Her Guys Video Podcast!
What's New or Next?
Yarn from Kristina along with coloring books for boys.  Thank you!

Knitting Time:

Christmas Balls have been stuffed and blocked.  Knit with Red Heart Heart & Ssole for the white and Jo-Ann Sensations Bamboo & Ewe for the red.  Usings US 1.5 - 2.5mm needles.  Pattern is JuleKuler by Arne & Carlos.

Neon! On-Line Supersock 4-Fach Neon Color Two in color 01728. My basic toe up sock receipe: US size 0 - 2.0mm needles. Wendy Johnson's Slip Stitch Heel Basic Sock. A 2x2 rib on top of that.

Blue that Sings socks, my monthly self striping vanilla sock. My basic toe up sock receipe: US size 0 - 2.0mm needles. Toe up with a 2x2 rib. Fish Lips Kiss Heel on top of that. Yarn is Scrumptiouspurl Stripe Me Up in the Berrylicious Colorway. 80/20 merino nylon.  Finished!  For 332 yards.

Quickly worked up a BRQ! By Shelley Mackie & Larissa Brown Using US size 2s - 2.75mm needles. With the left overs of Scrumptiouspurl Stripe Me Up in the Berrylicious.  Used every ounce of that yarn.

Tristan's BRQ! By Shelley Mackie & Larissa Brown Using US size 2s - 2.75mm needles. Using Opal Rainforest, Fibernymph Bounce, and Leading Men Fiber Arts Show Stopper in Dipping Sauce.  24 completed squares for T's Blanket. Will need 30.  
7 Opal Squares.
9 Dipping Sauce Squares
8 Turquoise Squares

Second Easy by Martina Behm using new needles 24" cable. Using US size 3 - 3.25mm needles. Using Coulrophobia Carnivale in the Self-Striping Spring Jeans colorway.

Let's Swap!
July Mini Swap! Thank you so much Mathalete07! See other people's packages on the thread on Ravelry
Count me in on this Stash Dash! I have two successful stash dashes under my belt and am going for a third. I’m a 5K all the way! 5,468 yards baby!

Here’s my plan…for sure finish these….
KnittingSamurai’s Easy Boomerang for 350 yards -check done
knittingsamurai’s Narnia socks for 320 yards -check done

knittingsamurai’s Twenty Fifteen Cardigan for 1000 yards -CHECK DONE
Knittingsamurai’s Tristan’s BRQ for 2400 yards -8 or 10 to go
knittingsamurai’s kevin’s socks for 300 yards -check done
Along with 2 more pairs of socks for 650 yards

-Blue That Sings for 332 yards -Check done
For 5020 yards

and potential these hibernating projects
knittingsamurai’s jet plan mittens for 180 yards -check done

knittingsamurai’s provence cardigan for 400 yards
knittingsamurai’s vodka gimlet for 1500 yards
Knittingsamurai’s sideways Steph in lace for 960 yards

Total so far 3,558 yards from last week, plus 332 makes 3,890 yards finished! 71% finished

1,578 yards to go!

Retirement party, Boston Aquarium

Where to find more episodes...
Steph is the Knitting Samurai on Ravelry and Instagram. Visit the Ravelry Group for Knitting Samurai & Her Guys to continue to the discussion.

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