Episode 134: Go with the Flo

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Thank you for tuning in to Episode 134 of the Down Cellar Studio Podcast.Full show notes including photos can be found at www.downcellarstudio.com/134 This week's segments included: Off the Needles On the Needles From the Armchair Crafty Adventures KAL News Events Contest, News & Notes Life in Focus On a Happy Note Quote of the Week Off the Needles Go with the Flo Shawl Aunt Florence shawl. Got to half way point during 3/13 noreaster.
  • Needles: US 6
  • Yarn: Invictus Yarn Beyond XL in the Colorway Believe 150g skein- 600 yards
  • Pattern: to be published
  • Still looking for test knitters. Very loose timeline for this one. Would love to see how it works with handspun since it can be done based on weight instead of yards.
On the Needles Mezzo Cardigan Pattern: Mezzo Cardigan by Alexis Winslow $7 Needles: US 10 (6.0 mm) Yarn:
  • “DK” Mystery skeins (pink and grays). Exact yardage not known. Yarn purchased from Sweitzer’s Fiber Mill at Rhinebeck 2017. 3 skeins blush pink, 2 skeins of dark gray, 1 skein light gray. 3 50gram skeins of Plymouth DK Merino in white looks a bit more cream to me).
  • Held with Fingering. 2 skeins of Legacy Fiber Artz also purchased this year. The Mayor (grays, pinks, cream and bits of rust), Edwards Scissorshands- cream base with blush pink and small pops of charcoal. Light gray Cloudborn Highland
Pewter Socks
  • Pattern: Non-Eucilidian by Sarah Jordan
  • Yarn: Olann Hand Dyed in Ireland Sock Lite in the Pewter Colorway
  • Needles: US 1.5 (2.5 mm)
Rainbow Stripe Paintbox Socks
  • Yarn: Paintbox Sock yarn in the Rainbow stripe colorway
  • Needles: US 1.5 (2.5 mm) and US 1 (2 mm)
  • Pattern: planning to do the Non-Euclidian heel by Sarah Jordan
Witch's Brew Socks
  • Yarn: Knit Picks Felici (Self Striping) in the Witch's Brew Colorway with Knit Picks Stroll Fingering in the Ash Colorway for contrast
  • Needles: US 1.5 (2.5 mm)
    • Pattern: TBD
From the Armchair Teaching your Brain to Knit Episode talked about Arne and Carlos video that talks about if you want even tension with colorwork you shouldn't do it two handed https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJdlBzrYKss Goop Podcast (hosted by Gweneth Paltrow- 1st episode features Oprah Winfrey) The Guilty Feminist Podcast Crafty Adventures Collage wall in the hallway is nearly done! KAL News Slay the Stash 2018
  • Each month you can declare a skein of yarn to knit/crochet/weave to its very end. Let’s use up those older special skeins that are soooo pretty we don’t want to touch them. In 2018, we are turning those sacred skeins into beautiful projects you can enjoy-- and maybe win a new beautiful skein of yarn from one of our sponsors along the way! Full details and rules can be found here.
  • January Post
  • Use and follow #slaythestash2018 on Social Media
Slay the Stash 2018: Sponsor List Events 2018 Box O' Balls Round Robin Mini Swap: sign up anytime during 2018. Shipping cost of $13.50 (within US; have option to send Internationally) The contents will include: at least 20 mini yarn balls (each ball will be minimum of 5g/ 20 yards) to choose from, a handwritten note or card and a small gift. Find all of the details in this thread in the Ravelry Group. Festival Schedule I won't be going to Maryland Sheep & Wool :( but if you do I hope you have fun The 100 Day Project Contest, News & Notes News- Splash Pad Party- Sponsor Spots available Official Rules can be found here. Life in Focus On a Happy Note
  • Lots of family fun, musical adventures and self care!
Quote of the Week To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul. -Simone Weil ------ Thank you for tuning in! Contact Information:

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