ON MY NEEDLES:
Ok, let's recap...
Attempt #1 King Kong Stocking (I think you can see how it got it's name)
Attempt #2 King Kong Jr. (Still too large)
#3 Crap D'Acrylique or Acryl-ick
Attempt #4 The Dread Stocking Robert
And my Plane Jane Sock
ON MY HOOK:
Kit Kittredge Hat for a fellow Homeschooler.
ANNOUNCING: NAME THE PIRATE CONTEST!!
Submit your name suggestions by shownotes post (below), email (firstname.lastname@example.org), 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!
AND ANNOUNCING: THE TRADING POST!
UP FOR TRADE...
Please write and tell us what you have to trade for this now infamous piece of "Art" and if your item is chosen, we will make a trade.
ON MY SUZIE:
Finished up the Hand-dyed Alpaca from Susan's Kitchen Etsy Shop dyed in the Watery Depths colorway and hope to get it plied this week.
I received a sweet surprise from a kind listener, (Gravitystorm) who sent me some of the fur from her Newfoundland Dog, Storm.
I hope to spin this up soon!
HATS FOR SOLDIERS:
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!!
FIBER RELATED EVENTS:
The Nashville Spinsters are having thier annual Dye Day on Saturday, October 9th at 3 Creeks Farm.
The Southern Indiana Fiber Arts Festival October 15, 16 at Harrison County Fairgrounds in Corydon, IN.
The New York Sheep and Wool Festival October 16, 17 at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck, NY.
The Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair (SAFF) October 22-24 in Fletcher, NC
Thanks to everyone who has been writing in their comments and reviews! We are so pleased to have you along!