Tag Archive for 'shawl'

lk2g-101 Fleece to Shawl at Rhinebeck 2013 with the Spin City Spinners

CAT’s spinning group from New York City, the Spin City Spinners, has a new Fleece to Shawl team and they’re competing at Rhinebeck for the first time!

Donna chronicles the team’s journey from inception to Rhinebeck:

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lk2g-033 Toe Up Sock Toes

In this episode of our video podcast, CAT demonstrates several methods for casting on for knitting socks from the toe up!  You’ll see Figure 8, Closed Toe, Invisible Provisional and Double Knitting cast-on.

We’ll be at SOAR and Rhinebeck this year so come by and say “hi”.  To psych yourself up for Rhinebeck go back and re-watch our episodes from 2006 and 2007.

Help us out to raise money for our computer by bidding on a shawl which Kalinumba from Germany has generously offered to auction for us.

You can find the shawl here on Ebay or you can find it in Kalinumba’s store on ebay
The yarn was “Farbzauber” which was created and donated by Steffi and designed and knitted by Kalinumba

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What’s on the Set:

  • Various socks made with Socks that Rock, Opal, Regia and Cascade Fixation yarns.

lk2g-018 UnFinished Objects

In this episode of our Video Podcast, CAT walks you through her UFOs. You’ll see just how much was hiding in her stash.

What’s on the set:

Special thanks to the following Ravelers for use of their Clapotis photos:

lk2g-017 2007 Maryland Sheep & Wool pt. 2

This episode is part 2 of our field trip to the 2007 Maryland Sheep and wool festival.

In this episode you’ll see:

  • The Sheep to Shawl Contest
  • A Sock knitting machine
  • An interview with Jessica Marshall Forbes from Ravelry and her friend Maya Mackowiak
  • Spinning from a rabbit
  • Fiber and yarn everywhere!

Plus you’ll see what I took home from the festival…..

These two episodes were our toughest field trip show to make up to this point. There was 6 hours of footage which Eric edited down to two episodes!