Archive for May, 2012

Here is Episode 4!

Our current projects:

Julia:   The Oaklet Shawl. Julia also showed the results of her startitis: Dream Stripes and Milanese Loop.

Sue: Owl pendant, Medicine Wheels, Magic-Glos, flower ring, stone pendant, and seatbelt cover.

DIY: Wire Looping Techniques

Sue talked about wire gauge, the tools needed for looping wire, and showed us the steps to make a stronger link for a bracelet or necklace.  She and Julia practiced the technique to make parts of a bracelet and tried out some new tools.

The comments and all the introductions on Ravelry have been wonderful!  We’ve loved getting to know all of you viewers!  To say thank you we’re having a drawing.  Two lucky viewers will will lovely stitch markers made by us!  To enter, leave us a comment on this thread or on the contest thread in the Ravelry group. Tell us what DIY you would like for us to feature in a future episode.  Contest ends May 30.

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Episode 3 is up- enjoy!

We need some chatter! Leave us your comments, questions, DIY topics, you name it!  Don’t forget to check out our Ravelry group in the forums.

Our current projects:

Julia:  Playful Stripes Cardigan and the Oaklet Shawl. Julia also talked about some of her favorite beginning knitting books:

Baby Knits for Beginners- Debbie Bliss

Knitting for Baby- Melanie Falick and Kristin Nicholas

The Knitter’s Companion- Interweave Press

Sue: Boot bag, Reusable make-up pads and Reusable “paper” towels. Sue also talked about  her bags from Monkeyfoot Designs.

DIY: Long tail cast-on, knitting and purling- both English and Continental.

We can’t wait to see what your knitting and beading projects!  Leave us a link in the comments or come join in the Ravelry group.

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