Sisters of the Holy Fiber -Episode 38- Llama Socks

 

Projects of the Moment: WIPs Reports and Finished Objects

RS – Cast on the first pairs of socks for her History of Magic OWL using the Sherman Toe and Heel Method. She also went outside and tried a little landscape portrait art knitting.

TK’s has made some anti-static devices to protect oneself form the static electric shock of one’s car. She is crocheting a doily and re-sewing a bag for dad.

Hyperventilate

RS has been playing the PS2 game Legend of Mana and having a dandy time.

I Spy

TK saw an ensatina (from the salamander family).

Ear Party

TK is listening to Metric’s “Help, I’m Alive” and “Black Sheep.”

Brainy Moments

Gaming system hook ups.

Sisters of the Holy Fiber -Episode 37- Pontificating

RS – Finished Hitchhiker shawl in Socks that Rock Lightweight for TK and made four dryer balls. Turned Hitchhiker in to detention and has yet to turn in the dryer balls. RS has proposed a History of Magic OWL, making three pairs of socks using the Sherman Toe and Heel Method. You can see her History of Magic OWL proposal here.

TK’s has chosen these three WIPs to work on for detention for the term: her pink cabled scarf, Miss Jane’s Hat, and her simple socks. Class plans include a doily, a Slytherin scarf or cowl, and the Catherine Wheel Headband. She is going to propose the Roselein Hat for an Order Mission project. See post 6 in the Mission Thread about the difference between Brawny and Fiddly projects.

Brainy Moments

Using silicon pad for hot glue gun base.

Shiny

Pill Shaver from Daiso.

Hyperventilate

TK has been watching “Ask a Mortician” videos on YouTube.

TK has been making mini cupcakes.

Ear Party

Sam Smith “Stay With Me”

Sisters of the Holy Fiber -Episode 36- Knit it to Get It

RS – Finished the Linen Stitch Scarf and Tarragon, the dinosaur/dragon (Free pattern!). She also did a little DIY to recover a piano bench and she and her partner made an under the shelf cutting board holder. Below is a picture of RS’s FOs from 2014.

2014 KnitsPlans Ensue! (Slytherin Break Month Activities)

RS’s plans for the next three months include Dryer Balls, Toe Up Socks using the Sherman Toe and Heel Method, more Care of Magical Creatures stitch markers, Baby Surprise Jacket by Elizabeth Zimmerman, and a scarf to match a hat she made for a friend. In detention she will be working on a Hitchhiker, a top down raglan sweater, and another pair of Pieces of Eight mitts.

TK’s plans include some Caliometry for classes, Socks and the Jane Hat for detention, and the  Roselein Hat or a Capelet for Order Mission projects.

BBC Pride & Prejudice Miniseries – What we watch when we’re sick.

Brainy Moments

Needle stash on Ravelry. My Notebook -> Needles/Hooks

Books to Stick Your Nose In

How to Tell the Birds from the Flowers and Other Woodcuts by Robert Williams Wood. (Free copy online from Gutenberg)

Butterflies in Flight by Roger Camp

Hyperventilate

RS has been watching Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries.

TK is playing Magna Carta: Tears of Blood made by TK’s favorite, Atlus. She is also playing Darkened Skye. She has found Devil Summoner 2 and loved the first one.