Episode 24 – DC Weekend with Wendy!

We hope you enjoy Episode 24! We did not travel with our studio lighting, so this one isn’t as bright as usual, but I think you can still see pretty much everything.

Bear with the commercial at the beginning of the video – it helps cover the cost of hosting. Shownotes coming soon!

This week we have the lovely Wendy and Lucy of Wendyknits fame.

Wendy is knitting on…

Wispy Cardi out of Tempted Lovely Girl being knit on some Signature Circulars

A sideways shawl being designed by Wendy (look for the pattern on Wendy’s blog or Ravelry in the next few weeks) out of Madelintosh Pashmina in the Posy colorway.

Laura is knitting on..

Mystery Pi shawl (designed by Wendy) out of Blackberry Ridge Lace Silk Blend in the Samarkand Blue. Clue 5 (the final clue) is now available here.

Harry Potter series of Opal yarn in the Tonks colorway.  I have them on 16 inch circulars (my preferred toe up needle method.

Leslie is working on…

Rainbow Socks.  Yarn is from here.

A Goldfish Wanda out of Cascade 220

Finish Objects:

Wendy’s Top Four Sweaters (she has lots more that are gorgeous as well):

Overt your eyes if you don’t want to see Wendy’s finished Pi:

Tosh Merino Light in the Filagree colorway


Leslie and I are spinning some Dyabolical Fiber to gift to Wendy.

Favorite Things:

  • Wendy!
  • Angry Birds for Ipad

We love the books….

Favorite Smithsonian stuff:

  • Tempted’s Lovely Girl Yarn
  • Hi Lynda!
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Leslie is obsessed with knitting, and when possible, perfection in her knitting. All stripey socks must match exactly and all lace must be blocked severely. She has major love for all of her viewers/readers and hopes to keep blogging and podcasting for years to come.

13 Responses to Episode 24 – DC Weekend with Wendy!

  1. Sarah says:

    I loved soulless, I read it so freakin’ fast. I am lusting for Lord Maccon. I need to get the next books in the series.

  2. Glad you all had a wonderful visit with Wendy! Loved seeing her favorite FO’s! Thanks for sharing!

  3. Sarah says:

    Great episode! I loved the 4 finished sweaters Wendy shared…. I always think of that type as old, scratchy & stiff but they looked so soft & drapey!! I wonder if she wears them still?

  4. Loved y’alls choices of reading materials. I am going to read Gail Carriger’s 3rd book ASAP now that it’s out. And (aside to Wendy) guess who was at Dragon*Con this weekend in Atlanta? Diana Gabaldon! I haven’t made it through all her books yet – started rereading from the beginning and am about half-way through the third. I’m going to check out some of your other recommendations because it seems as though we have similar tastes in genres.

    Loved the podcast as always!

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  6. Love your podcasts, and glad you had fun at Wendy’s! Did you see the infamous stash room? 🙂

  7. P.S. I want all four of Wendy’s sweaters.

  8. Muriel says:

    I just love you guys! Hopefully we’ll meet soon. Thanks for the “hello”.

  9. MaryjoO says:

    what a fun show … Wendy’s sweaters are gorgeous! I love the “chit chat” — I may actually break down and read the Outlander series now 🙂 You covered a lot, as usual … but forgive me if I missed this earlier … how do you all know each other? 🙂

  10. Jenna says:

    great post; wish I were there!!! XD
    Just a note re: Dale of Norway.
    They create and produce the sweater part of the Norwegian team’s Olympic uniforms, so that’s why they have all those designs. More fun for us!

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