Episode 6 The last of the spinning samples

You can view episode 6 of Knitting Dish podcast here.

A busy week has included a trip to the Stone Zoo to see the new Koala exhibit, a birthday (now I have 3 teenagers in my house!), a trip to Maine and a spinning class. Fret not, there was also a lot of knitting 🙂

Finished Objects (FOs)

A Riveting Scarf by Meghan Williams, Foss Mountain 3-ply alpaca yarn

Works in Progress (WIPs)

6 stitch Socks from Sensational Knitted Socks, by Charlene Schurch, Moorish Lattice pattern, The Woolen Rabbit Harmony sock yarn, Beach Sand

Swagger, by Janice Hamby, Knit Picks City Tweed DK, Morning Glory

Curious Collective Shawl, by Helen Stewart, Knit Picks Palette, Comfrey and Ice Lily

Mittens by Me :), Lion Brand Wool Ease, Denim Twist

Upcoming Projects (UPs)

Gort monster, by Rebecca Danger The Big Book of Knitted Monsters, Lionbrand Vanna’s Choice Colonial Blue and Lionbrand Wool-Ease Cranberry

Guernsey Wrap by Jared Flood, Handspun from Potluck Roving, American Wool, 24 micron count, Steel

Spinning WIPs

Potluck Roving, Midnight Mulberry, Paradise Fibers
Beyond the Basics Spinning Class at The Merry Tweede, Instructor Lorinda (Rindy) O’Brien of Down Home and Company
This final week we spun samples of: wool/mohair/bamboo, wool/soy silk, Merino/silk, alpaca, merino/angora and angora. I spun all my samples on one spool on my wheel then used the Andean plying method to remove each one and ply on my drop spindle. There is a free ebook available at Spinning Daily here


Mitten Knit-a-long (KAL) closes Sunday, September 1, 2013, Knitting Dish group on Ravelery
check out the Maine Mitten Project
Fiber Revival
Knitting Pipeline Maine Retreat



  1. Enid Mary Shaw

    it only ran for just over 2 mins 😦

    • Yikes! Thank you for letting me know. I watched it in its entirety early this morning and it was fine, but I will double check the links. Sorry to disappoint you.

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