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Ep 172: Where Have We Been?

Two Ewes Fiber Adventures

Release Date: 10/31/2021

Ep 188: Summer Vacation Edition show art Ep 188: Summer Vacation Edition

Two Ewes Fiber Adventures

Summer Vacation! Camping in The Club Car and beach trips along with spinning and fiber preparation. We've got to get it all in before summer ends.  Full notes with photos and links can be found in the podcast section of Join the or become a patron and support the show on . or or Marsha’s Projects:  by Kyle Kunnecke using in the colorway Happiness. I’ve started the armhole shaping.  Spinning: I’m still spinning the Manx Loaghton. I have spun 768 yards, or 15.2 ounces, of a 2 pound bag of roving. No work on this since the last episode. Started spinning the two 8 ounce...

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Knitting Happiness and Spinning Beauty show art Knitting Happiness and Spinning Beauty

Two Ewes Fiber Adventures

Our Summer Spin In 2022 is in progress and we both have doing lots of carding and spinning. Hear what we have been up to.  Full notes with photos and links can be found in the podcast section of Join the or become a patron and support the show on . or or Thank you to our patrons. To become a patron visit . Marsha’s Projects:  by Kyle Kunnecke using in the colorway Happiness. I’ve been knitting this sweater exclusively and have knit about 7” of the total 9” needed to start armhole shaping.  Spinning: I’m still spinning the Manx Loaghton. I have spun 768 yards, or...

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Happiness is a Neutral show art Happiness is a Neutral

Two Ewes Fiber Adventures

So much to discuss in this episode! We met at the Black Sheep Gathering, in Oregon for a weekend packed with friends, sheep, and fiber. Plus, hear about  Harvest Host camping experiences, our ongoing Summer Spin In, and project updates. Full notes with photos and links can be found in the podcast section of Join the or become a patron and support the show on . or or Thank you to our patrons. To become a patron visit . Black Sheep Gathering Kelly had lots of fun shopping for interesting bumps of roving at the booth, plus a purchase of some and roving.  She also got a small...

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Go Go Boots and Vinyl Pants show art Go Go Boots and Vinyl Pants

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We have winners for the Stash Busting Blanket Along! Plus project updates, camping in the Club Car and some clothing memories. Full notes with photos, links, and transcript can be found in the podcast section of or or coupon code: 15% off with code TWOEWES. Laura Bellows . Thank you to our patrons. To become a patron visit . Marsha’s Projects:  by Karen Alfke. Ben tried on the sweater and it is too big. Designers instructions were misleading so I ended up with too many stitches for the body. Need to rip back to correct number of stitches because the sweater is too big and I...

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Ep 184: Welcome Aboard The Club Car show art Ep 184: Welcome Aboard The Club Car

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Kelly’s restored 1950 Westcraft Coronado trailer, “The Club Car,” finally comes home after snow related delays. Plus, we have project updates and our Summer Spin in starts June 1st.   Full notes with photos and links can be found in the podcast section of Join the or become a patron and support the show on . or or coupon code: 15% off with code TWOEWES Marsha’s Projects:  I finished this hat. The yarn is The Fiber Seed Sprout Special Speckles DK, in the colorway Dirty Seahorse. I could not get the yarn to pool in the way that attracted me to the pattern in the first...

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Ep 183: Ready For Changes show art Ep 183: Ready For Changes

Two Ewes Fiber Adventures

Our knitting projects are not inspiring right now, but we do have good news about the Kelly’s vintage trailer and an update on bees. Full notes with photos and links can be found in the podcast section of Join the or become a patron and support the show on . or or coupon code: 15% off with code TWOEWES.  They have a wide variety of shawl pins and cuffs, and clever screw-on leather and metal closures. Marsha’s Projects:  On the tenth color. Realized I wouldn’t have enough contrasting colors. Searched my stash but couldn’t find any solid worsted weight yarn!...

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Bonus! I forgot something! show art Bonus! I forgot something!

Two Ewes Fiber Adventures

Many messages this week that I forgot to announce who won the third Instagram prize. Listen here to find out who the mystery winner is. Goodness! I need to go back to podcaster school.  

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Live, But Not From the Road show art Live, But Not From the Road

Two Ewes Fiber Adventures

Lots of the fun at the Northern California Knitting Retreat affectionately known as NoCKRs. Plus project updates, announcement of the winners of our Stitches West 2022 Celebration Giveaway, and a JUL Designs discount. We are still recording together at Kelly’s house in California so no editing again this episode. Full notes with photos and links can be found in the podcast section of Join the or become a patron and support the show on . or or coupon code: 15% off with code TWOEWES They have a wide variety shawl pins shawl cuffs clever screw-on leather and metal closures  sew-on...

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From Ohio to the Faroe Islands: Listeners Report In show art From Ohio to the Faroe Islands: Listeners Report In

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What a fun episode this week! Two listeners sent us reports on their travels to yarn shops from Ohio all the way to the Faroe Islands. Kelly and Marsha are together at Kelly’s house, so once again this episode will not be edited so we have more time to play with string. Full notes with photos and links can be found in the podcast section of Join the or become a patron and support the show on . or or Marsha’s Projects:  using in the colorway, Meadow Stripes and fingering for the heels and toes. I’ve “lost” somewhere in my house the navy yarn for the toe. On the seventh...

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Stitches West 2022, What Marsha Bought Doesn't Count show art Stitches West 2022, What Marsha Bought Doesn't Count

Two Ewes Fiber Adventures

We had so much fun at Stitches West 2022! We have lots to share about our experience at the show, the people we met, the vendors we loved, and lots of prizes to give away.   Full notes with photos and links can be found in the podcast section of Join the or become a patron and support the show on . or or Comments about Stitches:  Class from Toni Lipsey, very entertaining and knowledgeable. Has a new book . Fabrics–jelly rolls, fat quarters and other fabrics. Japanese fabrics,  Trends–red, black, grey combinations are in every booth. This is not something that we saw a...

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Marsha’s Projects

Atlas (Ravelry link) by Jared Flood using Navia Tradition. The pattern is also available at his website. I have made the tiniest bit of movement. JoAnn (momdiggity) came to my house to offer help with my colorwork. She was a tremendous help and it was lovely to finally meet her. My plan is to knit a swatch with #10 needles and then determine my next steps.

 

Nanny Meier’s Tea Cozy by Amelia Carlsen. I am using Cascade 220 Heather in Red Wine Heather (9489) and green Irelande (2429). Nothing to report here. Still waiting for Brian to measure his teapot so I know when to start decreasing for the top of the tea cozy.

 

Garter Squish Blanket by Stephen West. I am obsessed with this project! Knitting with main color #7 of a total of nine and started repeating the contrasting colors. I’m knitting #2 of the second set of contrasting colors.

 

Cast on a pair of basic socks using Patons Kroy Socks in the colorway Meadow Stripes.

Kelly’s Projects

Faye’s Flower Blanket, made with the Persian Tile Blanket pattern by Jane Crowfoot is done and delivered. 

 

Another finished project, already mailed and no pictures! Fennec hat by Alicia Weisberg-Roberts and worsted booties from a free Bernat pattern. Used Invictus Yarns Captain Superwash in the Driftaway color. From the Heavyweight yarn club, September. After I finished those I used acrylic scraps from the blanket to make a slightly larger striped hat and a pumpkin hat. 

 

Dark Green Forest by Christina Korber-Reith. The yarn is handspun and overdyed. It’s a 3-ply made from CVM fleece from deep stash (2005 ish).

Crochet

Crochet Along Dates November 1 through Jan 10.

The new Crochet Magazine, Moorit Magazine, has launched! We’re having a Crochet-A-Long to celebrate Alyson Chu’s great adventure! (Alyson of Keep Calm and Carry Yarn podcast). 

 

If you need Crochet Along ideas:

Tiny Spider by Anastasia Kirs. Crocheted with thread on 0.4 or 0.5 mm hook!

Postmortem by Ann Wanamaker. It’s a coffin shaped piece of crocheted lace with a skeleton inside. Ana Wanamaker has some interesting Victorian creepy doilies. If you like Blue Willow or Calamity Ware, check out the Deathware pattern. Marsha should make it to hang on Mark’s wall of Blue Willow.

Pebblebrook Beanie by Wish Upon a Hook has an interesting stitch pattern and would look good with multiple colors. 

Bees in Clover by Michele duNaier

I wear my Habitat Cardigan a lot!

Daydream Shawl by Toni Lipsey. An Aran weight big chunky fringed shawl in Tunisian crochet. Check out all her patterns! 

Winter Weave Along

Starts October 15 and goes through the end of March.