Tuesday, April 24, 2012

82 - The Braidy Bunch

Homemade spinning wheel

Latte: Ben continues to work on the forever Java Socks. He has a bit of second sock syndrome and we talked about how to knit two socks at a time on two circular needles
Abby has started Berlin Socks from Hazel Knits Artisan sock and she has also picked up the Adrian vest.
Bitter cup: Ben had some tough times with Ebbtide , Abby abandoned the Hickory Socks and Kleio was a nightmare - but turned out beautifully.
Menu: Ben did breakfast: Bagels, eggs and Lox!
Stir: Abby is just about finished with her SPAKAL singles and is ready to do some adventurous spinning. Ben spotted a homemade wheel at knitting group.
Chai: Abby is one of thirteen artists whose work is currently part of the Volumes III: Ex Libris art show. If you're in New York, please come and see it. It will be up until November 1st.
Caffeinated: Ben recommends a tumblr site with a four letter word in its name (you have been warned. You can find it here. He is also excited about Jason Webley's new album.
Abby took a wonderful workshop with the OpEdProject and recommends it to all listeners.

Sunday, April 15, 2012

81 Together Again

It's springtime in New York City!

Latte: Ben is working on Ebbtide. Abby's working on Kleio, the Rocky Coast Cardigan and Hickory Socks. Ben is enjoying his Chiao Goo needles.
Brewing: Ben has committed to have two designs ready to publish by September. One will be a sweater. The other will be some type of scarf or bandana. Abby has picked up the gauntlet and said she will finish her sock pattern by September as well.
Stir: Abby's spinning for SPAKAL and is well on her way!
Caffeinated: We're excited about: Instagram for Android, Zenbound2 and Dominion.
Tip Jar: For consistent and loose bind offs, try using a dpn a few sizes larger than the needles you've been using.