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Episode 122 – Late night finger clicking

Episode 122 – Late night finger clicking

Janis went to the Virginia Beach Yarn Getaway Feb 23-26

FOs

Ann – Breathing Space

  • Yarn: Merino silk dyed green by Janis and Three Irish Girls merino silk
  • Colors: green and Cair Paravel
  • Needle sizes: US 2.5 and 5
  • Notes: On the sleeves Using German short rows Video

Janis – Fresh Breath,  Breathing Space By Veera Välimäki

  • Yarn: Duck Duck Wool in Blue Tribe and Queen City Yarn in Makeup Fish
  • Needles:  Chia Goo Interchangeables
  • Needle sizes: US 2 and 4

Ann – Rainbow Socks

  • Yarn: Fab Funky Fibers
  • Color: 15 color rainbow
  • Needles: Hiya Hiya Sharp fixed circ
  • Needle Size: US 1
  • Toe up; #rainbowalong2017; 1st sock done

Janis-Big Brioche cowl

  • Yarn: Hedgehog Chubby
  • Color: Coral and Zephyr
  • Needles:  Chia Goo Interchangeables
  • Needle sizes: 13

Janis – Pussy Hat

  • Yarn: QCY bulky
  • Color: Fierce
  • Needles: KP shorties
  • Needle size: US 8 & 10s

WIPs

Ann – Frolic Homework Yipes Stripes by Ann Weaver

  • Yarn: Mighty Stitch – Knit Picks
  • Colors: White, black, silver, mint, teal
  • Needles: KP shorties
  • Needle Size  US

Ann – Another one??!! – Pinwheel Scraps Blanket

  • Yarn: sock yarn scraps
  • Needles: US 3
  • German Short Rows – new to me and I LOVE them!!  Used this tutorial
  • Working color themed squares. Finished yellow. Started a green

Ann – Shop Sample Lorel Eyes by Christopher Salas

  • Yarn: Hedgehog Fibers Sock
  • Colors: Shiver and Sorry not sorry
  • Needles: Karbonz interchangeables
  • Needle Size: US 5
  • Shop sample for Baskets of Yarn

Janis- Amazing Friends

  • Yarn: Lollipop Yarn
  • Color: Almost Paradise & sunshine
  • Needles: Chia Goo twist
  • Needle Size: US 6

Ann – MIL socks

  • Yarn: Patons Kroy FX
  • Color: Cascade colors
  • Needles: Hiya Hiya Sharpes fixed
  • Needle Size:  US 1.5

Janis – needle adjacent T shirt with a pocket

 

Waiting WIPs

Ann – Corner to Corner afghan

  • Yarn: Sock yarn Scraps
  • Hook: E
  • Notes – I used this video from the crochet corner as my pattern and will use it again to make it rectangular instead of square.

Ann – Cayambe by PaulinaP

Ann – Another pair of slippers

  • Yarn: Knit Picks WoTA
  • Colors: Currant and Caution ( Winthrop color)

Janis – Timeless Henley By Joji

 

Newly Acquired

Janis –  Gradient from Wandering Wool, Ball of  yarn from Joan,  Cat bag, Sweater quantity

Ann – Hue Loco – Tightly Knit duo and Garden Gnome

Upcoming

 

Announcements

Carolina Fiber Frolic  March 24-26

My new favorite podcast! JavaJennie has an Audio podcast!  “silentaudiopodcast” is set up for 15% off a $10 or larger order from www.javajennie.etsy.Com

 

Other stuff we chatted about

Infinite twist affiliate code CFG. Use for extra goodies anytime

Queen City Yarn mention CFG for a special surprise

Where to find us

You can email us at CarolinaFiberGirls@gmail.com

You can find us on Instagram, Twitter and Ravelry as

Janis — JanisFicker

Ann — EAnnRN

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

We also have a Ravelry group and a website– come join us!

Janis’ Arbonne Site

Ann’s Etsy Site

**for pictures of our projects, please check out our Instagram feeds (both are in the left side bar) and our Ravelry pages.**

 

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Episode 116 – Harry Potter Day

Episode 116

It’s Ann’s Harry Potter day — She lived!  

The Frolic was awesome!! We all have decided we need a Breathing Space sweater and we both may have yarn for it already.

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Episode 115 – The “G” Word

Episode 115 The “G” Word

SOCKtober prizes are announced!!  You need to contact me EAnnRN. by Dec 1 or it will be redrawn.   

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Ep 106 – The one with Christen

Episode 106 The one with Christen

The kids have already gotten Ann sick, so this week our SOCKtober runner up Christen joins me to share some insider tips on how to maximize points for SOCKtober.

You can find Christen on Ravelry and Instagram

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Episode 101 – It was not a hunting accident

Episode 101 – It was not a hunting accident

Had fun at knit night at Christen’s house Tuesday night.  Helped Lori unravel a double sock blank.  Knitting at Liz’s this morning was also great!  

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Episode 100!!!! Patterns are for Wussies!

Episode 100!!!! Patterns are for Wussies!

100th episode and its 100 degrees outside. Janis went on a lovely hiking adventure this weekend.  

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Episode 98 Wine and Dye

Episode 98

Not very exciting weeks in our lives except for our fun dye night at Christen’s house.  We had lots of fun and got some pretty yarns dyed up!

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Episode 94- Cold the whole time

Episode 94

Janis was COLD at Maryland but had a good time. Ann’s daughter was celebrated for her excellence and it’s school nurse appreciation day today so Ann got lots of cute notes and goodies from her sweet students.

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Episode 88 – Shout Outs

Episode 88

Frolic Recap – we had a great time with great friends, old and new. Learned some things and bought some things.   Read More

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Episode 85 – Shaved “cat”

Episode 85 – Shaved “cat”

Janis and Ann are back together after some sickness and business kept us from recording last week.  Lots of fun stuff to chat about!

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Episode 84 Lots of Poop

Episode 84

Janis had a nice trip to Savannah to see Sarah. Ann gave her baby blanket and sweater to Cohen.  Ann’s daughter turned 18!!

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Episode 80 – It’s Raining Stash!

Episode 80 – It’s Raining Stash!!

Ann is thankful for smart children and is still being intentional.  And  Janis’ husband is going to be MIA for about 6 months due to a big project at work.   Read More