Episode 136: Ro is 4!

Welcome to the Knitting Samurai and Her Guys Video Podcast!

Knitting Time:
Second Luna Viridis Cowl by Hillary Smith Callis hybrid with Age of Brass and Steam by Orange Flower Yarn Using Claudia Handpaints Fingering in the Rock Creek Colorway and US size 6 – 4.0mm neddles.

Frankenfingers by Elizabeth Green Musselman using US size 1.5 – 2.5mm needles.  Yarn is an Opal Schafpate in color 8120 GL Cksbringer

Baby Surprise Jacket by Elizabeth Zimmerman. White Birch Fiber Arts 80/20 Merino Nylon Self-Striping in the Tan, Rested, and Ready colorway. Mixed in some Fibernymph Dye Works Bounce in the Summer Squash colorway. US size 4s, 3.5mm needles. -Finished!

Anders by Sorren Kerr is a Henley Pullover Sweater -first for Suzanne’s guy.  Using Leading Men Fiber Arts Callback in All The Way to the Bank and Nude Scene.  US size 4s, 3.5mm needles.

What’s New or Next?

Heidi And Lana Stitch Markers

Winter Is Coming Mittens


Birthday Party!

Mission 2015:

A Pair a Month: 12 Pairs of Socks -7 Pairs -but taking a break

  • Cake Pops
  • Harvey Socks for Mum
  • Potty Socks
  • Jupiter Ascending Socks
  • Narnia Socks
  • Starter Socks for Steve
  • Blue That Sings Socks

3 Years to Build a Barn: Year 2: 16 to 22 Squares –on track here!

  • 12 Squares Completed

2 Sweaters for Me Yay! 3 Completed!

  • Miranda Finished
  • Grace Finished
  • 2010 Cardigan Finished

Rhinebeck/Thanksgiving/Christmas Sweaters for Tristan and Roland

  • Bookish Stitcher has inspired me for Stranded Matching Sweaters

End with Less than 2014 ended with

Stash Less than 164 Miles at year end.

WIPS Less than 29 projects at year end. 15 would be a stretch goal here.

  • Current Stash Mileage -up a quarter mile.  169.4 -bought 2 sweaters worth of yarn.
  • Current WIPS 17 Projects! 4 active & 13 Hibernating -down 1 to last month (an active, need to frog a sweater today)
    • Finished Tristan’s Blanket which was long term

Where to find more episodes…

Steph is the Knitting Samurai on Ravelry and Instagram. Visit the Ravelry Group for Knitting Samurai & Her Guys to continue to the discussion.

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