Episode 4: I’m a Yarnophile is up!!

by Aimee on April 22, 2007

Yes, I am a yarnophile. This week I talk about all the yarn the yarn fairie was nice enough to bring me this week. And it was a lot. No really, it was a lot.

Webs Anniversary Sale is still going on. From them I got some Cascade Cloud 9 and Cascade 220.

I got some beautiful sock yarn from Its a Colorful Life on Etsy. I am in love.
My Hill Country Sock Pattern contest yarn came! Instant gratification in Hot Fuscia. Details on the contest and a link to order the yarn are on the blog.
I bought some EL Silky Wool.
And Olivia sent me some Knitch Handpainted sock yarn and a cool t-shirt!!!

Two Toned Ribbed Shrug from Fitted Knits by Stephanie Japel
Some Warm Up America Squares
A Scarf for the Mary Read Memorial KAL.
Fetching in Artyarns Cashmere 5.
Clementine Shawlette from Spring 2007 Interweave Knits in Blue Sky Alpaca Silk Plum.

Eyelash scarf for the Mary Read Memorial KAL.
Pinwheel sweater for Danielle.
Lacey Lamb Scarf in Jade Sapphire’s Lacy Lamb in a seafoam green. I just hunted the website and there is no info on this yarn or pattern. *sigh* its a lace weight – I don’t have the ball band here sorry.
Candle Flame Shawl in EL Silky Wool.

Charity Knitting opportunities
The Mary Read Memorial KAL. See the links above.
Prayer Shawls for VT families – contact me if you want to send one and I will get you the info.
Warm Up America Square Drive continues at Crafting for a Cause.

I joined the Bellocq Stockings KAL. holy crap there are some great and inspiring pics over there!!!
Rainy Day Creations is having a spinning class in May.
Lime n Violet updated their etsy shop Friday, but sad for you, it is all gone now. Listen to their podcast!!!

{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

Virtuous April 22, 2007 at 5:58 am

Great chatting it up with you in the yarn shop yesterday! :o )

You gotta post some pics of your FOs!!

I am loving the pinwheel for children!! Have that on my wish list next!


JorieJC2 April 22, 2007 at 7:39 am

EXCELLENT podcast! So damned enjoyable and informative.

I know you are committing yourself to the eyelash scarves, but…if you really REALLY don’t want to do them, I actually love working with eyelash and fun fur, and that’s what i’ve been using for my women’s shelter fun scarf project. So…just tossin’ that out there.

I’d like the info on the prayer shawl program, though I don’t think I’ll get to it till mid-May at this point.

Thank you once again for pimpinating crafting for a cause. You rock :) You might want to mention in your blog the Crafting for Hokies project we’re doing tied to the WUA project, just in case people want to go that route.

In short, you are awesome. And i agree with Virtuous…you need to post up some pics :)


turtlegirl76 April 22, 2007 at 2:23 pm

Hee! You told the story of my raped yarn! The best part was when I told her I didn’t want it wound and she said “what are you going to do? Hide it under your bed?” No bitch, I’m gonna knit it. Just not right now. Sheesh.

funfairiegirl April 22, 2007 at 4:05 pm

GAH! I missed that part of the story. Seriously. Some people don’t deserve to be around all that yarn.

knit chick April 30, 2007 at 6:14 pm

I just started listening to the cast and I love it keep up the good job!

if you want check out my blog


I cant wait for the next epsiode!!

Charles May 4, 2007 at 8:33 am

I’ve enjoyed listening to your recent podcasts. You mentioned a bloke sock knitalong, but I haven’t found a link. Could you let me know where to find it?

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