Episode 008

Shall I compare thee to May Day?

Listen here: [audio http://traffic.libsyn.com/2bannab/2BAnnaB_Episode_008.m4a]

(00:29) Introduction

Segments

  • All Spun Up – Spinning
  • Loops – Knitting
  • Events
  • HomeCulture
  • That’s my story
  • American English
  • Moment of Drama

(00:52)All Spun Up

Finished!

My Wildcraft fibre club for March 2013 is finished 🙂
100 grams of Superwash BFL in the colourway Cosmos
It’s going to be the main colours in the Thinking of Waves shawl
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On the Wheel

Wildcraft January 2013 fibre club in the Hebridean Coast colourway.  A beautiful open texel top.
Spinning it up for the Grey Gardens Headband by Kate Burge and Rachel Price in Knitty spring and summer 2013 – a free pattern.
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(7:30) Loops

On the Needles

A free sock pattern on Ravelry called Mouches by Susanne Reese  Knit for the Instagram KAL with Schoppel-Wolle Zauberball in the colourway country bumpkin. #moucheskal13

A baby headband out of a coil merino art yarn.  So cute!
The art yarn and the silk I plan on using:
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(13:52) Events

Wonderwool Round-up!  http://www.wonderwoolwales.co.uk

Alpaca fleece rose grey 400 g from Fleecewitch at Alandale Alpacas
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Two skeins from Jillybean yarns
– A 2-ply in the colourway Cranberries: 460 yd skein in a Gotland/BFL blend
– A 3-ply in Rainbow Spin colours: mixed british fleece and alpaca, 228 yds

A support bowl for my glass spindle by IST Crafts in brazillian kingwood and ripple sycamore

Hilltopcloud fibre – dyed silk noil in purples, hackle waste in reds and browns, and a gradient roving in bleak midwinter
Some secret swap things too…shh…
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We had a great time camping and some beautiful views of the river from our tent
Riverside #sunset at #wonderwool #wales Our visit to the sheep. Such a lovely Spring evening #wonderwool #sheep #wales  #nofilter

(26:38) HomeCulture

What’s Cooking

Big Crumb Coffee cake by Smitten Kitchen (I used frozen cherries)
http://smittenkitchen.com/blog/2008/02/big-crumb-coffee-cake/

(28:26) That’s my story

The Useless Box Kit

[video http://youtu.be/aqAUmgE3WyM]

Been making stitch markers!

Been making stitch markers tonight

(31:33) American English

A Bank Holiday weekend – Singing in the May at Oxford

[video http://youtu.be/keC6BD50P00]

(33:46) Moment of Drama

Sonnet XVIII (18)

Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?
Thou art more lovely and more temperate:
Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May,
And summer’s lease hath all too short a date:
Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines,
And often is his gold complexion dimmed,
And every fair from fair sometime declines,
By chance, or nature’s changing course untrimmed:
But thy eternal summer shall not fade,
Nor lose possession of that fair thou ow’st,
Nor shall death brag thou wander’st in his shade,
When in eternal lines to time thou grow’st,
So long as men can breathe, or eyes can see,
So long lives this, and this gives life to thee.

(35:40) Shall we Shog?

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