Sunday, July 1, 2012

Episode 18



















Drive

Dark & Stormy by Thea Colman - Project page Pattern page

Surprise!! Granny Square Blanket - Fingers crossed that I can get it finished in time for our anniversary at the end of September!

Rock-Paper-Scissors-Lizard-Spock - Big Bang Theory Scarf

Road Maps

Magic Loop Tutorial - look for a page on the blog with photos and step-by-step tips

Carpool

Jessica from the Knitting Brooklyn Podcast had reached out for help to raise money for her cousin Julie's classroom.  However, in less than a week Julie reached her goal.  Go knitters!!

Hop on the Party Bus

We had quite a week last week with the controversy over the United States Olympic Committee's cease & desist letter to Ravelry regarding the Ravelympics.  They did apologize (twice) and the Ravelympics was renamed Ravellenic Games.

For those who need a little boost to get some WIPs finished before the Ravellenics begin at the end of July.  Join us over on the Commuter Knitter Podcast Ravelry group.  Each FO posted in the FO thread before July 15th will be eligible for the prize drawing. Prizes TBD.  

Note - you do not have to participate in the Ravellenics in order to be in the finish-along - it is open to anyone who needs a little boost to get the WIPS finished :-)

If you're looking for a Ravellenics Team (or if you are a spinner and are looking for a Tour de Fleece Team) come join Team Sasquatch - a large group of podcasters and podcast fans.  Lots of fun!!


Road Trip - Events


I-91 Shop Hop - June 29th - July 1st.  Eleven shops are participating from New Haven, CT to Putney, VT.  Purchase your passport for $5 at any of the shops, or at Webs online at yarn.com

Metaphor Yarns (Shelburne, MA)
Northampton Wools (Northampton, MA)
WEBS (Northampton, MA)
Marji's Yarncrafts (Granby, CT)
Creative Fibers LLC (Windsor, CT)
Yarnover Avon (Bloomfield, CT)
Village Wool (Glastonbury, CT)
The Yarn Barn (Woodbridge, CT)
The Yarn Basket (Branford, CT)
Knit New Haven (New Haven, CT)

Bridgewater Country Fair - August 17-19, 2012

Interweave Knitting Lab - October 4-7, 2012, Manchester, NH

Stitches East - October 11-14, 2012, Hartford, CT

NY Sheep & Wool - October 20-21, 2012, Rhinebeck, NY




Come find me on the Interwebs:

Ravelry - ndjen04
Ravelry Group - Commuter Knitter Podcast
Twitter - CommuterKnitter
Email - commuterknitter [at] yahoo [dot] com

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