Episode 78- Oh Snap and a Mermaid

Episode 78

Happy Birthday Janis!! SOCKtober prizes have finally been mailed!  Thank you for your patience!! Sorry!  We will do it differently next year.  Click here for Show Notes!

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Episode 77- Another Hooker

Episode 77

Not much excitement other than Brian had a good birthday weekend.


Ann – I forgot 2 FOs last week – Drop Stitch Cowl

  • Yarn: Loops and Threads Chrisma
  • Colors: Sunny Day and Chocolate Cupcake
  • Needles:  Knit Picks
  • Needle Size: US 11
  • Notes – finished both last Sunday Afternoon

Ann – Baa-ble Hat by Donna Smith

  • Yarn: Copper Corgi targhee
  • Colors: pear, plum, natural ( black is mighty stitch)
  • Needles size: US 6&8
  • Notes: started and finished on this Sunday, need to make pom pom

Ann – Skull Balaclava for Kevin(Jackyll and Hyde by Saskia de Feijter from Knitty)

Ann – Chihuahua dog for friend’s daughter – Lucky by Doris Yu


Janis – Fly Away by Tin Can Knits

  • Yarn: Knit Picks Brava
  • Colors: white, grass green and black
  • Needles:  Dreamz
  • Needle Size: US 7
  • Seaming

Ann – Fly Away by Tin Can Knits

Ann – Chevron Baby Blanket by Espace Tricot

Ann – I have a confession…blanket squares

Ann – Rook by Kyoko Nakayoshi

Janis – Sawyer by Julie Hoover

  • Yarn: Shepherd’s Wool
  • Color: Michigan Blue
  • Needles: Dreamz
  • Needles size: 7s maybe

Waiting WIPs

Janis –  Sock blank socks

  • Yarn: Twist Fiber Studio
  • Color: Groovy Baby – tie-dyed sock blank
  • Needles: 9” circ
  • Needle Size: US 0
  • Living in the car, first sock almost done

Janis – Maritime by Amy Miller

Janis- Leftie by Martina Behme

  • Yarn: Miss Babs
  • Colors: Little Red and Funny Papers
  • Needles: US 3

Janis – Socktober Knee Highs

  • Yarn: Kirby Wirby * SOCKtober sponsor*
  • Color: Carolina Girls – Best in the World
  • Needles: 9” circ
  • Needle Size: US 0
  • Notes: Bootylicious heel

Janis – Monster Mash Tumbling Blocks by Leah Oakley  * SOCKtober sponsor*

  • Yarn: Manic Pixie Dream Yarns * SOCKtober sponsor*
  • Color: Monster Mash Up
  • Needles: Sock Rockets
  • Needle size: US 1

Ann –  Critter socks – Jaguar by  Cate Carter-Evans  * SOCKtober sponsor*

  • Yarn: Helix by Infinite Twist
  • Color: Spooky Purple and Fluffy Clouds
  • Needles: Knit Picks Fixed Circs
  • Needle size: US 2

Janis- Quicksilver by Melanie Berg *2015 goal*

Janis- Rose City Rollers

  • Yarn: Lilliput
  • Color: Carolina Dog
  • Needles: Karbonz
  • Needle Sizes: US 0
  • Notes – SOCKtober, Rounded toe from the Sock Architecture

Newly Acquired

Janis – nope

Ann – nope

Other stuff we chatted about

Infinite twist affiliate code CFG. Use for extra goodies anytime

Ann is doing Relay For Life –  My Relay website  

Where to find us

You can email us at

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Janis — JanisFicker

Ann — EAnnRN

use #CarolinaFiberGirls to show us what you are working on.

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Janis’ Arbonne Site

Ann’s Etsy Site

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Episode 76 – Itchy Head

Episode 76 – Itchy Head

Thanksgiving recap. We had knit night with friends at Panera on Monday.  Ann went and helped Cristi pick out yarn for her Doodler and got to snuggle with Harper.  Click for shownotes!

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