Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Your Amazing Wrap Racers

Who will you be rooting for?

Helen: The Wool Whisperer
Years Knitting: 18
Picker or Thrower: Thrower
Favorite Technique: Crochet Edging on a knitted item
Favorite Knitted Item: Whatever project I currently have on needles…
Preferred Needles: 40” circular Addi Turbo
Yarn Crush: yarn that has more than one color in a skein
Possible Distractions: New pattern ideas, road races, a cold beer

Becky: The Stockinette Southpaw
Years Knitting: 3.5
Picker or Thrower: Picker
Favorite Technique: Cables
Favorite Knitted Item: Bella Mittens in Rowan Felted Tweed
Preferred Needles: Harmony Interchangables from Knit Picks
Yarn Crush: Just about anything made by Dream In Color
Possible Distractions: Dr. Who DVDs, her dog Cooper, an invite for dinner and drinks at an outdoor café

Sarah: The Knitting Ninja
Years Knitting: 29
Picker or Thrower: Both!
Favorite Technique: Lace
Favorite Knitted Item: Aestlight Shawl in Malabrigo Sock
Preferred Needles: Addi Turbo
Yarn Crush: If the color hurts your retinas and it comes in fingering weight, she’s in
Possible Distractions: Children, Peruvian Hellbeast (aka, her dog), a well-made cocktail

The fun all begins next Tuesday, June 1. Keep an eye on the blog, we'll be posting details about the race throughout the week!


  1. LOL - I love the drama!! Are all 3 of you going to be in the store at the 1pm start time?

  2. Yes! We'll all be here casting on as quickly as we can get our fingers to go!

  3. One strategy is to slow Helen down by throwing a chocolate bar in front of her...


  4. It seems that any of the racers can be distracted by a good drink :). My money is on the Southpaw!

  5. My money is on Southpaw too!!! But who knows - they are all 3 awesome knitters!!!!

  6. All 3 will be at the shop and we will video the beginning of the race and post it on the blog!!! If you are available stop by to see the fun begin!!!