Today’s Topics Include:
- Book Club Wrap Up and Google Hang Out Rescheduled
- Julgran KAL Information
- Hot off the Needles
- What we are Working on
- Sad Knitting Tragedies
- Healthy Living with Ashley and Tara
- Sew, I have another lover
Today's WIPs were shared by MarySK on Ravelry. Thank you for contributing, Mary!
Book Club Wrap Up
This summer, we read In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware for our Knitters Book Club.
Our Google Hang Out will take place August 24th at 8 PM. Please see our Ravelry Group for more information.
The Julgran KAL
We are hosting our first ever sweater knit along! We chose the Julgransweater, by Andi Satterlund. This knit along began in July and will end January 1st, 2009, giving you plenty of time to make the ultimate holiday sweater.
The Julgran sweater is available on Ravelry and Andi Satterlund has provided the following 15% discount code until August 27th at 11:59 PST: MIKJULGRANKAL
Neither Tara or Ashley have started their sweaters but have acquired yarn. Please join us!
Hot Off the Needles
Ashley finished the July square of the River Knits Afghan.
Ashley finished the Ice Cream Doggie by Anna Hracochvec.
What we are Working On
Sad Knitting Tragedies
Tara unraveled the Wagenfeld sweater by Ankestrick because the colors were too bright! She made her husband help unwind it--and because there was so much knitting completed, it took a long time!
Ashley enjoyed the Children's Neck Down Boleroso much that she kept knitting and knitting and did not realize she was making mistakes!
Healthy Living with Ashley and Tara
Tara has been working out and loosely following Weight Watchers. She has lost over 14 pounds!
Sew, I have Another Lover!
Ashley has also sewed a few pencil pouches that will be the September Sew Along. This is a free pattern by Sharon Holland.