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Ep 9: Promisc-Ewe-ous Knitting

Two Ewes Fiber Adventures

Release Date: 01/11/2015

Ep 171: Garter Squish Obsession show art Ep 171: Garter Squish Obsession

Two Ewes Fiber Adventures

Moorit, a new crochet magazine and the Garter Squish obsession are the topics this week. Plus, the Two Ewes are back at their respective homes and we talk about how it is going now that we are back to our “real lives”.  or or We still have a   coupon code EWES2 for 15% off.  Marsha’s Projects (Ravelry link) by Jared Flood using . The pattern is also available . No movement on this project. by Amelia Carlsen. I am using Cascade 220 Heather in Red Wine Heather (9489) and green Irelande (2429). Bought shorter straight needles because mine were too long and kept...

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Ep 170: Live and Unedited at the Beach! show art Ep 170: Live and Unedited at the Beach!

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Summer Spin-In winners announced! The Two Ewes are together for two weeks so this is a quick, unedited episode to announce the winners and give a brief update on our Washington adventures. or or We drew prizes for the Summer Spin-In. Also, the 3Green Sisters giveaway thread is still going! If you didn’t win yet, go try that thread! You can also shop with a coupon code EWES2 for 15% off.  Marsha’s Projects Marsha bought a fountain Pen: we found the at the UW bookstore. We also found  and we try to pronounce. Finished the socks that I had been working on for awhile. Used...

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Ep 169: Adding Pens to Our Venn Diagram show art Ep 169: Adding Pens to Our Venn Diagram

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Wow! The San Francisco International Pen Show! After hearing about all the beautiful pens Kelly saw, we may all want to start collecting a few ourselves. We also learn that pens join knitting, dogs, chickens, and teaching on our Venn Diagram. Show notes with full transcript, photos, and links can be found in the podcast section of . or or Three Green Sisters prizes: Grand prize is an 18 by 18 pillow using fabric designed by Cheri Magnusson. A fabric designer who is the shepherd of an Icelandic flock in Maine.  In addition to the pillow, they are generously providing their Patty style...

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Ep 168: Gamp Weaving and Spinning Weasels...We Learn Some New Words show art Ep 168: Gamp Weaving and Spinning Weasels...We Learn Some New Words

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The Summer Spin ends in less than a month so we discuss knitting with handspun. Plus, we have great prizes for the Spin In provided by the Three Green Sisters and we have our Patreon Pattern Giveaway. Show notes with full transcript, photos, and links can be found in the podcast section of . or or Three Green Sisters prizes: Grand prize is an 18 by 18 pillow using fabric designed by Cheri Magnusson. They are very interested in supporting this new fabric designer who is the shepherd of an Icelandic flock in Maine.  In addition to the pillow, they are generously providing their Patty...

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Ep 167: Dominant and Submissive Colors in Stranded Knitting show art Ep 167: Dominant and Submissive Colors in Stranded Knitting

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In stranded knitting what is the opposite of the dominant color?  Is it the submissive color? There are lessons we've apparently not learned about alternating skeins and we have a Patreon patron giveaway! Thank you to all our patrons! You can join them in supporting us at Show notes with full transcript, photos, and links can be found in the podcast section of .  or or Marsha’s Projects (Ravelry link) by Jared Flood using . The pattern is also available . I have attached the sleeves to the body and have knit about five rows of the colorwork. The Jared Flood video on stranded...

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Ep 166: Shut Up About the Basement show art Ep 166: Shut Up About the Basement

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Heritage sheep breeds, ink as the new souvenir sock skein, and Marsha's realization that she needs to get out of her basement are all on the agenda this week. Plus, a reminder that we have just over a month left of our Summer Spin In. Show notes with full transcript, photos, and links can be found in the podcast section of . or or Marsha’s Projects Spinning the brown and green merino.  (Ravelry link) by Jared Flood using . The pattern is also available . I have completed the body to the armholes and almost completed the first sleeve. I’ve washed and blocked it to  see how it...

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Ep 165: Fiber Prep for Spinning and Some Rants show art Ep 165: Fiber Prep for Spinning and Some Rants

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Wool fiber carding and preparation is our topic in this episode as our Summer Spin In continues. Current spinning and knitting projects along with a couple of rants are also on the program! Show notes with full transcript, photos, and links can be found in the podcast section of . or or Marsha’s Projects I frogged the foot of my Drops Fabel sock, turned the heel and I am knitting the gusset. Picked up a long dormant shawl called by Jane Hunter that I started in March 2018. Using Michael CWD in the colorway San Francisco Fog. Cast on the pullover by Jared Flood for my brother. The yarn...

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Ep 164: Pooling on the Left Breast 2.0 show art Ep 164: Pooling on the Left Breast 2.0

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How to select a wool fleece and where to purchase a wool fleece are today's topics. This might cause money to fly out of your wallet so beware! Also, some interesting pooling shows up in an FO. Show notes with photos and links, as well as a full transcript can be found in the podcast section of . or or Marsha’s Projects I have a finished project! I finished my by Ankestrick. I love it and it fits so well. I highly recommend this pattern. I had knitted halfway down the foot of my second Drops Fabel socks when I realized I had not turned the heel. So now I need to frog to the heel flap....

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Ep 163: Washing a Fleece and Drafting Techniques show art Ep 163: Washing a Fleece and Drafting Techniques

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Our Summer Spin In is underway and in this episode we answer listener questions on washing a fleece and drafting techniques. Show notes with full transcript, photos, and links can be found in the podcast section of . or or Marsha’s Projects (Ravelry link) It has been slow going but the sleeves are done and I’ve started the bottom ribbing! Halfway on the foot on the second sock of a for myself using Drops Fabel Print that I bought in San Luis Obispo.   My Barber Pole spinning project has hit a road bump. All the green and brown has been plied into a three-ply. I decided to...

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Ep 162: Knitting with Handspun show art Ep 162: Knitting with Handspun

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In this episode we discuss knitting with handspun yarn, including estimating yardage, picking needle size, and selecting potential patterns. Show notes with full transcript, photos, and links can be found in the podcast section of . or or Marsha’s Projects (Ravelry link) I’ve put the body on waste yarn to check length. I’ve decided to move on to the sleeve which will stop just above the elbow instead of ¾ length. I started the gusset on the second sock of a for myself using Drops Fabel Print that I bought in San Luis Obispo.   Still spinning the green and brown three ply....

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In this episode Marsha and Kelly start the New Year off right by each starting FIVE NEW PROJECTS!  Stepping out of the comfort zone is a good thing for the New Year, right?  There is also a bit of spinning and a short segment about weaving.  There is a new contest and giveaway going on in the Two Ewes Fiber Adventures Ravelry group. Win a prize!