Show notes | Episode 7: MDS&W Recap

Show notes: This podcast is available on iTunes. I am on Instagram and Ravelry.  Here is The Knit Shift group on Ravelry.

I spent the weekend with Kate of the Stitch Addiction podcast and Amanda of Knot a Podcast. Check out Amanda’s Episode 116; she included a segment in which we podcasted together!

This week, I decluttered after reading Let it Go: Zen and the Art of Crafty Minimalism by Rachael Herron). I tried to follow tips from this Marie Kondo book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.

Finished knits:

Socks: Manos del Uruguay sock in Colobri, toe-up two-at-a-time Magic Loop. US 1.5/2.5 mm. Chiaogoo needles.

In progress:

Serena Shadow Shawl by Antonia Shankland. Knit from Copper Corgi Fiber Studio Savannah Sock in Peacock and Fleece Artist BFL Sock (no colorway). I’m participating in the Stitch Addiction podcast May shawl KAL.

Stockinette socks from Gale’s Art Wonder Sock (75-25 BFL/nylon) in Graffiti & Asphalt.

Spinning:

Making slow progress on learning how to spindle spin on my Aaron Makes Stuff spindle. Green yarn of unknown origin, via Yarn Barn in Lawrence, Ks.

Yarms! (plus fiber and other purchases)

(I realized I left out at least one MDS&W purchase. Oops! It’ll be next week …) 

Earrings and a sweater ornament from Jennie the Potter

Hedgehog Fibres Sparkly Merino (merino-silk-sparkle) — no colorway.

Wild Hare Fiber Studio Falklands fiber in Grateful Dyed

Into the Whirled BFL fiber in Sojourn

Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rock lightweight in Fire on the Mountain

Marigold Jen BFL/nylon in colorway Forbidden

French Market Fibers Warehouse Sock in Miidnight on the Moonwalk

Western Sky Knits Magnolia Sock in colorway: Nightfall

Visited:

Fibre Space in Alexandria, Va.

The Knot House in Frederick, Md.

Arlington National Cemetery — specifically, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, where we watched the Changing of the Guard

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