Sunday, August 26, 2012

Episode 72: Fall is Coming!

Here's Episode 72:

------------Show Notes-------------
Eagle Bay Hat in Lion Brand Wool-Ease Quick and Thick (Claret Colorway)
Simple Boot Toppers in Lion Brand Wool-Ease Quick and Thick (Claret Colorway) - Technically a HO, since I forgot that boots come in PAIRS.

In the OR:
Hermione's Everyday Socks in Lorna's Laces Shepard Sock (Unicorn Parade Colorway)
Stripe Study Shawl (Not Shown)

Cupido Cowl
Turquoise Slouch
Dot the Dress Up Monster

Wheel: Hippie Penguin Fibers 100% Merino (Out of Time Colorway)
Spindle: Highland Handmades 75% Polwarth/25% Silk (Zion Colorway)

Supply Room:
Madeline Tosh Chunky
Lion Brand Wool-Ease Worsted
Bernat Softee Chunky

Continuing Education:
Long week with lots of extra class periods...looking forward to a norma schedule in a few weeks. Also, we got our new uniforms! I'll wear mine next week to make up for the fact that I didn't show them this week.

Health Promotion:
Doctors say everything is looking good! It'll be a while before anything happens, but we're liking the positive attitudes.

In Other News:
We need a new mattress...thankfully Labor Day sales have already started!
Check out the Fall is Coming KAL on the Ravelry boards!

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Episode 71: I'm Back!

Here's Episode 71:

-----------Show Notes------------
In the OR:
Stripe Study Shawl in Wollmeise 100% Merino (Wasabi and Magnolie Dark Colorways)
Hummingbird Socks in Knit Picks Felici (Hummingbird Colorway)

Coma Ward:
Ruby Slippers Shawlette in Dream in Color Starry (Giant Peach Color)

Highland Handmades Pitch Pine Top (Zion Colorway) - 2-ply fingering weight

Supply Room:
Going to get new items for the wardrobe today during our girl's day out.

Continuing Education:
Summer classes ended well; had to take one final late, but everything is done and better than expected. Fall classes have started, and they're going to be hard, but worth it.

In Other News:
Check out the 3 Stitches Blog and their Ravelry Group for information about their baby blanket drive.
Health Stuff: Yes, I'm okay; I've lost ~65 lbs; surgery went well, and I'm almost fully recovered; learning to live with new diet restrictions and lifestyle.