90% Knitting – Episode 363 – Leftover Socks

Thanks for watching Episode 363! Welcome! Below, you’ll find show notes with embedded time stamps and links to project pages, patterns, and other things I’ve mentioned. I use non-Ravelry links when possible, but any link preceded by an asterisk means that it does go to Ravelry, so be aware of that if Rav is not an accessible place for you. All of my contact/website/social media info is listed at the end of the show notes!


5:48 Finished Objects (ish)

Leftover Socks Project – I show the first two short-ish socks of what I plan to be ten socks that I’m making out of larger quantity leftovers that I can wear as mismatched pairs. First is out of FDW Bounce, That’s Not Even a Word colorway; second is out of FDW Bounce, Splashes & Pops colorway. The third that is underway is out of FDW Bedazzled, Hypothesis colorway. US 1 needles. My plain vanilla sock recipe.
* Project Page: https://www.ravelry.com/projects/fibernymph/random-short-ish-sock-project
Project bag was from StarKnits: http://www.starknits.net/

13:17 Works in Progress

Blue Striped Ragg Socks – My own 2×1 rib sock with heel flap and gusset. Yarn: Patons Kroy Sock, Blue Striped Ragg colorway. US 1 needles.
* Project Page – https://www.ravelry.com/projects/fibernymph/blue-ragg-socks

Busy Bee Advent Throw – Pattern by Shaina Scott. Hexi yarn is from an indie dyer Advent swap I did last year. Border yarn is from From Me to Yarn.
* Pattern Page – https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/busy-bee-throw
*Project Page – https://www.ravelry.com/projects/fibernymph/busy-bee-throw

Amberle Shawl – Pattern by Shannon Cook. Yarn is FDW Ridgetop DK in Brushed Steel and Wisp. US7 needles.
My upcoming project will be the Amberle Shawl, by Shannon Cook. I will be using FDW Ridgetop DK in Brushed Steel and Wisp.
Pattern – https://www.veryshannon.com/patterns/amberle
* Project Page – https://www.ravelry.com/projects/fibernymph/amberle
Project bag was by BagsByAwesomeGrannie: https://www.etsy.com/shop/BagsByAwesomeGrannie

22:38 – New Things

Yarn and sock tube from Knitty Boh Fiber Co: https://www.etsy.com/shop/KnittyBohFiberCo

I also picked up some Malabrigo Rios and Schoppel mini sets at McWalker Yarn in Millvale, PA: http://www.mcwalker.us/

I shared about the classes I took during the March Virtual VKL last weekend: Spectacular Steeks with Amy Detjen and “Anne-tarsia” (intarsia in the round) with Anne Berk.

37:07 – 2021 Nature MALs

We’re still in the Flora period of the MAL. The submission form is linked in both the Rav thread and in the FDW blog post. There was a hiccup with the form rejecting entries as spam for a bit, but I believe that is worked out now. If you have any trouble submitting your FO form, please email me at fibernymph AT gmail DOT com and let me know!

40:00 Zoom Chat – I’ve scheduled my first trial run of a Zoom chat for this Sunday, 3/28, at 3 p.m. eastern. If you’d like to take part, you can sign up by emailing me at fibernymph AT gmail DOT com, and I will send you the Zoom invitation.

43:12 – Shop News

Just a reminder – if you ordered a dye-to-order Pi skein, these are all running on a six week turnaround for shipping. If you ordered in-stock items with your DTO item(s), everything will be held and shipped at the same time. Thanks for your patience!

This Saturday, March 25, at 10 a.m. eastern will be my 10th Anniversary colorway update! It will feature the two versions of my 10th anniversary colorway – 10 Years of Stripes and Color: Bright and Muted. These items will be in stock and ready to ship. I won’t be taking special orders for them until after the Allentown Virtual show in April.

I’ll be taking part in the 2021 Virtual Allentown Fiber Festival the weekend of April 9-11. I’ll be doing a Zoom on that Sunday, the 11th, at 2 p.m. eastern. You can find the FB event listing here: https://www.facebook.com/allentownfiberfestival

51:43 – What’s Bringing Me Joy
Check out Mandy Patinkin’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/MandyPatinkinChannel/videos
A lot of the videos posted in the last 8 months or so are quite a hoot and just really fun to watch from a “just a normal couple” interaction kind of way.

Some of my favorites:
Advice for Couples and Thruples – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAYoO0ppybs
Feeding the Dog – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1JGxnQhJlk
True Love – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJNliH-MKnE

Shop: https://www.fibernymphdyeworks.com/shop/
FDW Blog: https://www.fibernymphdyeworks.com/blog/
Rav Group: https://www.ravelry.com/groups/fibernymph-dye-works
Instagram: @fibernymphdyeworks
Email: [email protected]

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