31 October, 2008
Link to the show
Still going: Ms. Purple pants- One sleeve almost done, walking on Love socks
Still Going: Fruit Loops almost done, Sweater fronts done, Skull gloves
Shetland is to be spun
Spin for a sweater: Anyone want to join us for Cobble Stone after the New Year? OOO Exciting, our first KAL possibly
Still carding Alpaca
Hopefully will try wheels this week
Ladybug knitter it’s your entire fault!!! (We forgive you)
Week 5 AWESOME!
Lots of soups in the diet
Recipes: Where we chatter;
Army of Women.org Study on breast cancer
Warm drinks: Hot buttered Rum
Costumes: Ravelry to the one Bams talked about: Lady Parts
Ornaments: Minutia 08 Minutia07
Winners!! We have Winners!
Boy! Were they hard to choose!
StarsongKY: Knit Simple Holiday
JennyGirl: Surprise Prize
Grand Prize Winner:
Thank you Hornshaw woodworks for the Swift
On the menu:
Jared Flood in Grand Rapids at City Knitting
Kerst Market in Holland
Elizabeth Zimmermann DVD’s
24 October, 2008
Finished: 1 fruitloop sock done.
Working on: Sweater fronts , a pair of skull fingerless gloves. Fingerless glove, We call them pirates hat, We call them ampersand
Going to Start: Pink Ribbon socks:
It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
How to check yourself properly
Secret of the Stole: will be worked on hopefully
Finished: A few washcloths Lacy round dishcloth, 1 love sock
Still going: Ms. Purple pants - on to the sleeves
Babette, Socks, Hemlock Ring Blanket
Started baby blankets for charity.
Susan Delgado: yummy Blue/yellow/green yummy hand spun. 350 yds.
Suggestions on what Bams should make please
She tore apart a silk dress and mixed it with Black Cori dale wool.
Is still in love with the Babe, wants to try one.
No exercise this week, but I gained weight.
Thank you Lisa for setting me up with Kim as a partner: Knitpicks starter dye kit, sock blank, Tea cozy book (sunflower and sheep cozy can be seen in the pictures), The Opinionated Knitter . Thank you Kim for everything!
Did her running this week… Katie O - how’s it going? Anita did you start?
Wasn’t feeling good, so not any of this exercise either. Did check out the local aquatic center and will join it this next week
Recipes: Where we chatter;
Happy Anniversary Bams and the Chief
The sweetest story about their wedding
Sweetest day: Alfred Hitchcock
Holiday Kal/Cal- Yarnthing and Knaked knits: Sign ups are until October 31st
What are your holiday traditions? Thanksgiving, Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanza, Winter solstice? Let us know.
Do you want to this swift? One more week
On the menu for this month:
Fiber Expo in Ann Arbor, MI-Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, October 25 & 26, 2008 $3 admission
The Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair (better known as SAFF) Oct 24th- 26th in Fletcher, NC
Knit a way weekend: January 22-25 In Ludington, MI- 2 spaces left they are being raffled off. Contact KNITKNUT67 on Ravelry for info
LadyDragonTear: you go girl!! Keep those socks a going.
Knitter83: You and yours are in our prayers
The Parent-Child Assistance Program: (P-CAP)
Anything from Booties to Blankies and everything in between is a welcome gift to these new babies. If you would like to make baby items, please contact us and we will let you know how to get them to us to donate.
Lucet - Thank you Tim (teejtc) for our gadget this week
You can find us on Ravelry as BammerKT and CoggieTM or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
14 October, 2008
Finished Baudelaire socks, YUM! Yay Cookie A
Frogged: Swedish Thora, Mystery Stole IV is headed for the pond too
Started: Basic Black Sweater
Fruit loops socks: In another hand spun yummy yarn
Learned to knit backwards
Starting to think about Halloween costume for the boy. Last year's:
The alpaca Farm: 38 lbs of Suri Alpaca Fleeces were bought and brought home
Couch to 5k: getting back into the running
Diet/walking looking for Winter stuff to do
Bams met Franklin Habit: Thread bear Field trip in January
Taste of home cooking school: Yummy food!
LNYP with Cookie A- did I insult her? If I did I AM SORRY!! I love your patterns, I just knit Vanilla Socks!
Oh and she has designed scarves and other items beyond socks. Check her out on Ravelry
Not a lot of people showed up
Cheesy Contest at the LNYP.
Good Apple Cider: J.K. Scrumpy’s farmhouse organic hard cider
Do you want to this swift?
On the menu for this month:
Thread Bear is having that curves class: I will not be able to attend, Saturday classes start that week
Bams sold out at Carpedyeem.etsy.com new yarns are up now
Cammera: (Kathleen in Japan) Thank you for the different yarns for me to try and for the crochet lace book
Camelspin by Handmaiden Fine Yarn
Hand made Paper yarn by
Stainless Steel & Merino from Habu
WendyMcD: Thank you for asking the question about Rav-addiction.
Please Vote on November 4th if you are in the USA
We will be getting a pattern made up for it.
01 October, 2008
Finished: Acorn bag
Ms. Purple pants
babette and Love Socks
Hemlock Ring Blanket (thanks to Sydney and DNA Price) almost to “fan and forever” and Holiday Joy
Finished: Spicy squash socks, YUM!
Still going: SOTS and MOTS
Ripped: Swedish Thora, but to be cast on when new needles arrive
Here is the Russian Join we talked about:
Started: Charity Scarf, Baudelaire socks by Cookie A
Couch to 5k: going GREAT!!
Diet/walking, feeling better
Bams: Six Million Miles of Lace weight? Yummy BFL ½ way spun up.
Recipes: Where we chatter
Going to the Taste of home cooking school on Thursday.
Thank you to the response to the teal toes, let’s keep it going. I set up a link on Ravelry for this.
Do you want to a swift from Hornshaw Wood Works?
If so, take a photo of how you wind your yarn from hank to center pull or ball.
We will be choosing a winner about Halloween time.
Bams is off to it
LNYP- OCT 10th City Knitting, Grand Rapids, MI
Cookie A will be there
Suri Alpaca Farm- Bams gets to go on Wednesday (Coggie is Jealous) report next week
Silvalume Handi Tool: Thank you 1to1 for the gifts, you are awesome!