Latte: Ben's still working on the Java socks. He plans to go to Canvasworks or the Acorn Street Shop to get yarn for a sweater.
Abby's knitting the Adrian vest from Cocoknits. She is using yarn she bought at the first sock summit from Briar Rose Fibers.
Grande: Abby finished Shalder -- all but the buttons.
Abby bought lots of fiber from Klaus of Crown Mountain Farms.
Abby took a class in spinning paper with Judith Mackenzie.
Abby bought a Jenkins Turkish Spindle, larger than her other one.
In Portland, Abby had a yummy meal at the Waffle Window.
Ben got a skein of his first spun yarn and had a great time using the Hansen Mini Spinner.
Barista's Special: Elizabeth Doherty of Blue Bee Studio introduces us to our new Knitalong! Ebbtide is a beautiful shawl. Elizabeth used two yarns for the two sizes of shawls: Skinny Bugga from Sanguine Gryphon (now closed) and a Silk/Wool yarn from Dog Eared Dyeworks. For the next two weeks, listeners can get a 20% discount on the pattern. Listen to the podcast for the discount code and come join us! See Elizabeth's other designs here.
Caffeinated: Abby is excited about Principles of Knitting by June Hemmons Hiatt
Ben is excited about David Graeber's book Debt: the first 5000 Years.
Announcement: For the foreseeable future, the podcast will be broadcast every other week. When Ben and Abby's schedules allow, they will return to a weekly format.