Backstage Knitting Podcast
Anna is working on a basic sock in Pagewood Farms “Crayon” colorway, the Kelpie shawl by Jared Flood and surprise baby knits for a friend.
Bethany is working on the Coffee Date Shawl by CC Almon, Shrowl by Stephen West, a vanilla sock in an Opal sock yarn with a Fish Lips Kiss Heel, the Antler Toque by Tincan Knits in Cascade 220 Superwash and the Vertitwist hat by Stephen West in Cascade 220 Sport.
Off The Needles:
Anna has finished One! One Basic sock! Ah! Ah! Ah! (That’s how Anna wrote it on her outline. XOXO Bethany)
Sew A Needle Pulling Thread:
Anna is sewing some Halloween/Autumnal curtains.
Bethany has been spinning more long draw with a border leicester cross.
Knetflix and Knit:
Anna has been watching Supernatural and Bob Ross. Watched Hocus Pocus for the first time, EVER!!!!
Bethany has been watching The OC season 1, Beverly Hills 90210 season 3, Parks and Recreation, Gilmore Girls, and NBA basketball.
In rehearsal/In performance:
Bethany’s Nic is designing sound for A Piece of My Heart at the Dukesbay Theater and he is designing lights for Dracula at Tacoma Little Theatre.
#BSKPHAMILONG!! This is our first knit-a-long inspired by the Broadway hit musical Hamilton. It will run from January 1 to February 28. Post finished objects in the thread and on Instagram using the hashtag #BSKPHAMILONG. There will be prizes!!
If you want to donate prizes for our KALS and giveaways please PM Bethany on Ravelry. She is Bizzle87 on Ravelry.
“When You Help Others, You Can’t Help Helping Yourself” This is our charity knit-a-long. Commit to using your crafting to making the world a better place. Post pictures of finished objects or of you giving your time in the finished object thread.
Knitting for Good:
Anna will be at Knit Fit at the Ballard Community Center November 12 and 13, 2016.
Some combination of Bethany and Anna will be at Madrona in Tacoma, Washington February 16-19, 2017
Bethany will be at Stitches West in Santa Clara, California February 24-26, 2017
Bethany and Anna will both be at the Emerald City Comicon in Seattle, Washington March 2-5, 2017
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BSKP and the Blustery Night
On the Needles:
Anna is working on a pair of basic socks in Pagewood Farm Sock Yarn in the Crayon colorway. The Kelpie Shawl by Jared Flood and a secret baby project for a friend.
Bethany is working on her Shrowl by Stephen West. Her Coffee Date Shawl CC Almon and a pair of vanilla socks in a Halloween colorway from Opal Yarns. She is using her Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown project bag from Otterly Adorable Knits.
Off the Needles:
Anna finished her Norwegian Pirate Mittens with a modified thumb.
Bethany finished her 1776 socks and her Pokeball hat that is a pattern of her own creation.
Sew a Needle Pulling Thread:
Anna cut out two dressed for her on-going life long project/goal to eventually have 31 Halloween themed dresses.
Bethany did a little bit of spinning on her wheel and her Turkish drop spindle.
Knetflix and Knit:
Anna is watching Supernatural, "The Murdoch Mysteries and Merlin.
Bethany watched both the Presidential and Vice Presidential debate. (Please, please vote!!)
She is also watching Ghostbusters (2016), Friends, Full House, Big Bang Theory and Parks and Recreation.
Bethany's boyfriend, Nic, is designing the lights for Tacoma Little Theatre's production of Dracula. He is also designing the sound and promo art for Dukesbay Production's production of A Piece of My Heart.
Bethany, her sisters and Anna had a very positive experience at Geek Girl Con on October 9.
PNW Yarn Crawl October 21-23, 2016
Knit Fit November 11-13, 2016
Stitches West February 24-26,2017
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Frogged One Last Time
On the Needles:
Anna is working on a pair of vanilla socks. Spatterdash Wristwarmers, Kelpie #3 and Norwegian Pirate Mittens.
Bethany is working her "Coffee Date Shawl" by CC Almon, her "Shrowl" by Stephan West, the second 1776 sock is nearly completed and a Pokeball hat that is being designed by Bethany.
Off the Needles:
Anna is a few thumb rows short of a finished pair of Norwegian Pirate mittens.
In Time Out:
Anna frogged the "Off Shore V Neck" by Bristol Ivy again after a moebius situation.
Bethany did some spinning in her long draw class during the Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival. She has spent most of the week working with her new Jenkins Turkish drop spindle.
If anyone knows how use the Turkish Drop spindle without the hook thing please let me know!
Netflix and Knit:
Anna has been watching Season 3 of "Penny Dreadful" and Season 2 of "Merlin"
Bethany has been watching "Supergirl", "Bridget Jones' Baby" and the first Presidential Debate.
While in Oregon, Bethany and Anna watched "Guardians of the Galaxy", "Big Bang Theory", "Friends", "Full House," and "2 Broke Girls."
In Rehearsal/In Performance:
The production of "Alcestis" that Anna is helping costume closes tomorrow. (10/2/16)
Bethany and her sisters will be at Geek Girl Con in Seattle, Washington on October 9th.
Bethany, Anna, Bethany's mom, and sisters will be doing the PNW Yarn Crawl on October 23rd.
Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival Recap:
At Powell's Bethany bought "The Disney Book of Knitting" By Melinda Coss and Debbie Robinson and "The Knitters Book of Yarn" by Clara Parkes. Anna bought a super cheerful, bright yellow Powell's Mug.
Vendors we purchased from at the Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival were:
Mosiac Moon. www.mosaicmoon.com
Knitted Wit. www.etsy.com/shop/KnittedWit
A Skein of Fierce Fibers from Pearl Fiber Arts. www.pearlfiberarts.com
Fiber from Jennifer Dawn Andersen. www.jenniferdawnandersen.com
Plastic bag dispenser from Potential Bag Lady. www.facebook.com/PotentialBagLady/?hc_ref=SEARCH&fref=nf
Turkish Drop Spindle from Jenkins. yarntools.com
Lots of yummy tea from Plum Deluxe. www.plumdeluxe.com
And an impromptu tatting lessing at Pastiche booth. www.pastichebooks.com
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