PRISSY - The Dog Behind the Stool
Dye Day at Three Creeks Farm
And my plunder for the day...
1/2 lb. of merino dyed in black walnut hulls
1 lb. of superwash in lt. aqua over-dyed with Jaquard Acid Dyes in Chartreuse, Turquoise and Periwinkle.
A surprise yarn store discovered on the way home.
The Yarn Frenzy in Dickson, TN. A sweet little shop that provided me with this...
IN OUR WINE GLASS:
Three Blind Moose Chardonnay, Eh... Delicious apple, citrus and subtle oak flavors.
This wine is not from Canada but we don't care. It reminded us of Bob & Doug McKenzie, eh...
What would you like to trade for our...
lovely, Crap D'Acrylique, our tribute to "Sarak".
NAME THE PIRATE CONTEST:
We've had some great submissions so far!! We will keep the contest open for a few more weeks. Submit your name suggestions by cimment (below), email (email@example.com), Ravelry message to Thriftyknitter, or by Twitter to KnitWitsPodcast. The name will by chosen by The Knit Wits and the winner will be featured in one of the Pirate's next yarns. Aaarrgghh!
The awesome power of The Wedge in Newport Beach, CA. Sadly, a body surfer lost his life the day this picture was taken.
Thank you again for the mentions from:
Rachel of the Knitcents Podcast
Jasmin and Gigi of The Knitmore Girls Podcast
and Meghan of Stitch It Podcast
We're not worthy!
KEEPING SOLDIERS WARM:
CoggieTM of The High Fiber Diet Podcast is collecting watchcaps to send to the troops. Suggested colors: Green, Brown, Kaki, Gray Suggested Fiber Content: Any washable Non-100% Acrylic. Superwash wool or wool/acrylic blend. Here are suggested patterns for a Knitted Hat or a Crochet Hat. Coggie would like the hats to be sent to her no later than mid-November. When your hat is complete, please contact CoggieTM on Ravelry and she will give you the address to which you may send the hat. Thank you for helping our troups!!
Here's what I'll be sending to Coggie this week.
Knit in Mission Falls 1824 Superwash wool on a size 6 - 16" circular needle.
ON MY NEEDLES:
The Dread Stocking Robert is moving along quickly! Finished with the intarsia and already done with the heel flap!
Dare I dream of finishing this week?
ON MY SUZIE:
Just finished up the sample of Newfoundland fur sent to me by Gravitystorm (Ravelry) from her dog Storm.
Carded into rolags, spun woolen (long draw) and Andean plied.
Don't forget SAFF on October 22-24. We hope to see you there!
Grrr, sniff, bark!