Episode 145: Sing It, Sister!

 

The Mighty Fos: Timestamp – 9:49

On the Grass by Joji Locatelli in Malabrigo Arroyo Regatta colourway. Knit on 4.0mm (US 6)

Scrollwork by Irina Dimitreva in Berroco Ultra Alpaca, knit on 4.5mm (US 7)

Kick in the Pants socks by Lollipop Yarn in Knit Picks Felici in the Tea Party colourway, knit on 2.25mm (US 1)

Lynne:

One-Row Handspun Scarf by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, out of Araucania Pomaire Multy in colourway 01 (deep stash) on size 5mm (US8).


WIPs and Chains: Timestamp – 27:01

Selma:

Socks in Regia Blue Jeans (have to check colour), on 2.25mm (US 1).

Wildes Meer test knit for Voolenvine (Kristin Lehrer), knit with Mirasol Nuna on 5mm (US 8).

Test for Rachel Paulsel (Sweetknits1997), knit with my own hand-dyed on an Opal base, knit with 4mm (US 6).

Sue:

Fractal Danger by Martina Behm out of Fiber Optic gradient Espresso-Crimson-Gold on size 3.5mm (US 4) needles.

Toryn Gable by Lynn Di Cristina out of Bittersweet Woolery Hero base in Wasabi and Solar Flair colorways on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

Lynne:

Hitchhiker by Martina Behm, out of Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasures in the Shagalicious colorway on size 3 mm (US 2.5) needles.

Scrappy Blanket out of mini skens (based on Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis and Memory Blanketby Georgie Hallam) on size 2.75mm (US 2) needles.

April 2015 Square by Tammy Eigeman Thompson out of Knit Picks Brava in the Tranquil colorway, on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

Neon Socks (as-yet-unnamed design) out of Fluro Time in colorway 002 on size 2.25mm (US 1) needles.


Flash the Stash: Timestamp – 1h:03

Sue: No yarn stash but got a few patterns

Kashimiya by Diane Conroy
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend by Biscotte Yarns
Hearts of her fingertips Mitts by KTStudios
Pressée à froid by Stphanie Voyer
Dee’s Peace Hat by Dee Irwin
MOA (Mother-of-all) Shawl by Nick Davis
Kaipuu by Tiina Huhtaniemi
Stormborn Shawl by Marinade Designs
Lissome by Sunflower Designs

Selma:

Misti Alpaca Sock in French Wine
Zitron Trekking XXL
Skein Top Draw sock in Woodsmoke
Julianna’s Fibres  Lucid dream sock in Rewind
Boboli Lace
Wool Barn (back with specifics)
Wool Barn
Mini Skein Swap package from YarnFriendly2 – THANK YOU!!!!!


Giveaway winner: Timestamp – 1h:20

The winner of the shawl is…………………………… you have to watch.

Mina Phillip mina86 has offered up a copy of her newly-released pattern, Highland Peaks – choose from either the fingering version or the worsted version.


On the BoobTube: Timestamp– 1h:21

The Gay Knitters Podcast with Michael YellowZx5
knit.fm with Pam Allen pamallen and Hannah Fettig hannahfettig, Audio
Mandypinecone Crafts with Mandy mandypinecone
Junkyarn podcast with Kemper wraybot
Yarn Junkie Podcast with Ambrosia yarnjunkie6
Inside Number 23 with Katie misslavellia Thanks Eric eplutz for insisting I watch, you were speaking to me right!!!
The Dyer’s Notebook with Laura gynx
Sweet Georgia, yarn dyer from British Columbia, Canada. Audio podcast


Save your Pennies: Coupon codes:  Timestamp – 1h:32

VictoriaBlue coupon code for 12th Arrow Cowl for $1 off until Feb 8 – DCSPIGSKIN1

Katie Nekozukiknits of Nekozuki Knits on Etsy – coupon code for 10% off until February 29th – TWOTANGLED10

Darlene AwesomeGrannie of Bags by Awesome Grannie on Etsy ongoing coupon code for 10% off – 2TS10

Lisa 6munchkinstitching of SixmunchkinStitching on Etsy ongoing coupon code for 10% off – TWOTANGLED10

All Winter Camp Cabin Leaders have coupon codes, and tollbaby Lynne’s is ERMINE15 for 15% Off in my etsy shop The TangledSkeinCA which is now open again.

Episode 144: You can’t take her anywhere…

 

The Mighty FOs              Timestamp 6:59

Sue:

Merrick by Amanda Schwabe out of Blad Dyeworks in Malibu on size 3.75 mm (US 5) needles.

CAMP - Merrick

Lynne:

Basic Bulky Beanie by Janaya Chouinard, out of Bernat Softee Chunky in the Circus colorway on a 6mm (J) hook.

Basic Bulky Beanie (HDC)


WIPs and Chains            Timestamp 12:12

Sue:

Scrappy blanket with the pattern Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis on size 2.5 mm (US 1.5) needles.

Fractal Danger by Martina Behm out of Fiber Optic gradient Espresso-Crimson-Gold on size 3.5mm (US 4) needles.

Toryn Gable by Lynn Di Cristina out of Bittersweet Woolery Hero base in Wasabi and Solar Flair colorways on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

Lynne:

Hitchhiker by Martina Behm, out of Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasures in the Shagalicious colorway on size 3 mm (US 2.5) needles.

Scrappy Blanket out of mini skens (based on Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis and Memory Blanket by Georgie Hallam) on size 2.75mm (US 2) needles.

Elven Pixie Baby Blanket by Tallgalknits out of Schachenmayr SMC Bravo in colorway 8184 on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

April 2015 Square by Tammy Eigeman Thompson out of Knit Picks Brava in the Tranquil colorway, on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

Neon Socks (as-yet-unnamed design) out of Fluro Time in colorway 002 on size 2.25mm (US 1) needles.


Flash the Stash                 Timestamp 33:19

Sue:

Notions pouch from Katie (nekozukiknits)
Beanie Bag from Jimmy Beans Wool
Mini Skein swap package
Firefly swap package

Lynne:

Notions pouch from Katie (nekozukiknits)
Loops & Threads Woolike in Mauve (IT’S RED)
Cascade 220 Superwash in colorway 1921
Cascade 220 Superwash Aran in colorway 871


Giveaway winners                         Timestamp 47:27

Katie of Nekozuki Knits on Etsy is a Canadian who lives in Calgary, Alberta. Katie also has a podcast and is quite lovely to watch, so go check her out!

Katie generously donated two project bags (one large, one small), so please check it out to see if you won! PM Sue if your name was called, and she’ll put you in touch with Katie!

New Giveaway!! Timestamp 49:50

Mina Phillip (mina86) has offered up a copy of her newly-released pattern, Highland Peaks – choose from either the fingering version or the worsted version. To win, please tell us what other patterns of Mina’s you’d like to knit, and post a picture of the yarn you’d use. (PIC IS REQUIRED)

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Rules: One post per person, must be a member of the group, no chatter.


On the Boob Tube                  Timestamp 50:17

Tiny Paper Foxes with Jennie (tinypaperfoxes) and Devon (brineandheath) – a fun husband and wife duo.

Sticks and Twine with Eric (eplutz) from Toronto! Awesome new male podcaster!


Save your Pennies: Coupon codes             Timestamp 51:07

Katie of Nekozuki Knits on Etsy – coupon code for 10% off until February 29th – TWOTANGLED10
Morgan from One Hook Double Stitch on Etsy – coupon code for 10% off until January 31 – TANGLED10
VictoriaBlue coupon code for 12th Arrow Cowl for $1 off until Feb 8 – DCSPIGSKIN1
Darlene of Bags by Awesome Grannie on Etsy ongoing coupon code for 10% off – 2TS10
Lisa of SixmunchkinStitching on Etsy ongoing coupon code for 10% off – TWOTANGLED10

Episode 143: 1400 and Counting!!

 

The Mighty FOs Timestamp 2:00

Lynne:

Magdolna by Emily Matisz, out of Sublime Yarn Angora Merino in Ice Blue, on size 3.5mm (US 4) and 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

June 2013 Square by Tammy Eigeman Thompson, out of Knit Picks Brava in the Marina colorway, on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

Kick in the Pants Socks by Lollipop Yarn out of Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams Self-striping sock on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

Sue:

Square on scrappy blanket (see WIPs)


WIPs and Chains Timestamp 12:05

Lynne

Hitchhiker by Martina Behm, out of Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasures in the Shagalicious colorway on size 3 mm (US 2.5) needles.

Scrappy Blanket out of mini skens (based on Knitted Patchwork Recipe  by Martine Ellis and Memory Blanket by Georgie Hallam) on size 2.75mm (US 2) needles.

Elven Pixie Baby Blanket by Tallgalknits out of Schachenmayr SMC Bravo in colorway 8184 on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

April 2015 Square by Tammy Eigeman Thompson out of Knit Picks Brava in the Tranquil colorway, on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

Plain Vanilla socks (based on Sock Recipe: A Good, Plain Sock by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee) out of Filatura Lanarota Fluro Time in color 002 on size 2.25mm (US 1) needles.

Sue:

Merrick by Amanda Schwabe out of Blad Dyeworks in Malibu on size 3.75 mm (US 5) needles.

Scrappy blanket with the pattern Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis on size 2.25 mm (US 1) needles.

Highland Peaks by Mina Phillip out of Cascade 220 Superwash in Cream, Brown and Dream in Color Classy in Green on size 6 mm (US 10) needles.

Fractal Danger by Martina Behm out of Fiber Optic gradient Espresso-Crimson-Gold on size 3.5mm (US 4) needles.


Flash the Stash Timestamp 40:38

Sue:

Received a fun package from eatmyyarns. Thank you, Brandi!!!

Lynne:

1 skein Loops & Threads Woolike in Mauve (forgot to bring it in to show)
Received a fun package from eatmyyarns. Thank you Brandi, and thanks for the awesome drawing, Letty!


1400 Member Giveaway!!!!! Timestamp 39:28
Day of the Donnas!

So we reached 1400 members in the Ravelry group this week! We decided to give away 2 patterns worth up to $10 USD. Lucky winners were member #50 (DJDee) and member #1040 (TechAlum). So DJDee can contact Lynne for her pattern, and TechAlum can contact Sue for hers! Congratulations to both of you!


Wanna Win? New Giveaway! Timestamp 44:44

Katie, (Nekozukiknits) is a Canadian who lives in Calgary, Alberta. She also has a podcast and an Etsy shop! She has offered to give away not one, but TWO bags (one small, one large) of the winner’s choice from her shop. The winner can also choose the style/shape of bag they’d like.

Prompt: Please let Katie know what other organizational products you look for besides bags.

RULES:

  • Must be a member of our Ravelry group to enter
  • One post per person
  • NO chatter

Not only is Katie giving away some bags, but she’s also offered us a coupon code for her shop! Please see the “Save your Pennies” section below for the code!


Boob Tube: Podcasts to check out! Timestamp 46:55

NH Knits Podcast with Claire
Spicy Homemaker Podcast with Melissa
Yarn Junkie Podcast with Amber


Save Your Pennies: Coupon Codes Timestamp 49:00

Morgan from One Hook, Double Stitch on Etsy – coupon code for 10% off until January 31, 2016 –TANGLED10

VictoriaBlue – coupon code for $1 off the 12th Arrow Cowl pattern until February 8, 2016 – DCSPIGSKIN1

Katie NekozukiKnits on Etsy – coupon code for 10% off until February 29, 2016 – TWOTANGLED10

Darlene of Bags by Awesome Grannie on Etsy – Ongoing coupon code for 10% off – 2TS10

Lisa of Sixmunchkinstitching on Etsy – Ongoing coupon code for 10% off – TWOTANGLED10


Winter Camp 2016 Timestamp 51:53

Winter Camp with Sarah TrueCanuckGirl from The Canadian Knitter podcast.

Where we talk about camp, how points work and give our cabin members props for such great work.

Cabin Leaders are:

craftyknitter7 Sue – Two Tangled Skeins
tollbaby Lynne – Two Tangled Skeins
TrueCanuckGirl Sarah – The Canadian Knitter
mandypinecone Mandy – Mandypinecone Crafts
littlepanda518 Amanda – Stitching Ewe and More
Serenova Jessica – Serenova Crafts
StormCoast Jen – The Uncreative Crafter
TheCATTLAdy Andrea – The CATTLady

Episode 142: Oh, it just keeps coming!

Video

The Mighty FOs

Lynne

Magdolna hat by Emily Matisz out of Sublime Yarns Angora Merino in Ice Blue on size 4 (3.5mm) and size 7 (4.5mm) needles.

Magdolna


WIPs and Chains

Sue

Scrappy blanket with the pattern Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis on size 2.5 mm (US1.5) needles.

CAMP - I drank the crazy juice!!!

Bundle Up Cowl by Diane Lanthier out of Miss Babs Yowza in Biker Chick on size 5 mm (US8) needles.

CAMP - Bundle Up Cowl

Highland Peaks by Mina86 out of Cascade 220 Superwash in Cream, Brown and Dream in Color Classy in Green on size 6 mm (US10) needles.

Highland Peaks

Fractal Danger by Martina Behm out of Fiber Optic gradient Espresso-Crimson-Gold on size 3.5mm (US4) needles.

CAMP - Danger

Lynne

Kick in the Pants Socks by Lollipop Yarn, out of Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams Sock, no colorway (I call it Forest Shade) self-striping on size 2.5 mm (US1.5) needles.

Forest Shade Socks

Hitchhiker by Martina Behm, out of Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasures in the Shagalicious colorway on size 3 mm (US2.5) needles.

Hitchhiker in Orange

Scrappy Blanket out of mini skens (based on Knitted Patchwork Recipe  by Martine Ellis and Memory Blanketby Georgie Hallam) on size 2.75mm (US 2) needles.

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Elven Pixie Baby Blanket by Tallgalknits out of Schachenmayr SMC Bravo in colorway 8184 on size 4.5mm (US7) needles.


Flash the Stash

Sue:

New magazine subscription Creative Knitting
Stitch markers from rabbitribbit
A few patterns

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Lynne:

1 skein Regia Design Line Hand-dye Effect by Kaffe Fassett, color 8852
Sock blockers from Rob
3 skeins of Queensland Collection Rustic Wool in colorway 31 from propper for charity knitting/crochet
3 skeins Regia 4-ply sock yarn (one skein #522, one skein #2066, one skein #44)


Bundle-Up Cowl Giveaway – WINNER

Post #2 won the pattern from freedom4u, so lopsm, Congratulations!!!! Sue will PM your name to Diane so that you can receive your prize!


Off the Shelf – Book Reviews

Free Spirit Knits: 20 Knitted Garments and Accessories Inspired by the Southwest – by Anne Podlesak

(Interweave/F+W – $25.99 USD – $28.99 CAD – Released November 2015)

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Knit your wildest dreams in windswept color and texture with indie dyer and designer Anne’s new book.

Anne shares a gorgeous collection of 20 knitted garments and accessories—for both men and women—that combine the beauty of the high desert with a sense of play and adventure.

These featured pieces have elegant silhouettes and rich color palettes. Free Spirit Knits includes a gorgeous knitted cardigan-style coat (Grand Canyon Coat), monochromatic knitted socks (Petroglyph Socks), stunning lace knitting (Aspens Sweater), and much more.

Whether your nearest canyon is made of rock or skyscrapers, Free Spirit Knits will see you knitting off into the sunset.


Save Your Pennies: Coupon Codes

Morgan from One Hook Double Stitch on Etsy – coupon code for 10% off until January 31 –TANGLED10

(VictoriaBlue) coupon code for 12th Arrow Cowl for $1 off until Feb 8, 2016 – DCSPIGSKIN1

Darlene of Bags by Awesome Grannie on Etsy ongoing coupon code for 10% off – 2TS10

Lisa of SixmunchkinStitching on Etsy ongoing coupon code for 10% off – TWOTANGLED10


Happy knitting, crocheting, spinning, weaving or whatever! Have a great week!

Episode 141: Happy New Year, We were chatty!!

 

 

FOs Timestamp 4m52s

Selma:

Nutkin by Beth Lapensee in Bittersweet Woolery Hero in the Idling colourway. Knit on 2.25mm (US1) needles.

Across the Pond by Mina Phillip in Julianna’s Fibre Star Dust in the Opal colourway, and Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light in a cream colour on size 3.75 (US5) needles.

Shetland triangle by Evelyn Clark knit in Sandnes Garn Kitten in a glittery blue on size 5mm (US8) needles.

Rikke Hat knit in Brooks Farm Surrey on size 3.5mm (US4) and 4.5mm (US7) needles.

Sue:

Vanilla socks out of Knit Picks Fellici in the Gummy Bears colourway on size 2.5 mm (US1.5) needles.

Zilver by Lisa Mutch out of Spud and Chloe Super Fine in green on size 5mm (US8) needles.


WIPs Timestamp 20m08s

Lynne:

Dad’s Annual Christmas Socks based on the Sock Recipe: A Good Plain Sock pattern by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, out of Bernat Sox in the Desert Storm colorway on size 3.25 mm (US3) needles.

Magdolna hat by Emily Matisz out of Sublime Yarns Angora Merino in Ice Blue on size 4 (3.5mm) and size 7 (4.5mm) needles.

Scrappy Blanket out of mini skeins (based on Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis and Memory Blanket by Georgie Hallam) on size US 2 (2.75mm) needles.

Kick in the Pants Socks by Lollipop Yarn, out of Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams Sock, no colorway (I call it Forest Shade) self-striping on size US 1.5 (2.5mm) needles.

Hitchhiker by Martina Behm, out of Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasures in the Shagalicious colorway on size 3 mm (US2.5) needles.

Sue:

Camp Projects:

Scrappy blanket with the pattern Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis on size 2.5 mm (US1.5) needles.

Toryn Gable by Lynn Di Cristina out of Bittersweet Woolery Hero in Solar Flair and Wasabi on size 4.5 mm (US7) needles.

Merrick by Amanda Schwabe out of Blad Dyeworks Super Soft DK on size 3.75 mm (US5) needles.

Fractal Danger by Martina Behm out of Fiber Optic Yarn Kashmir Paintbox Espresso Crimson Gold Gradient on size 3.5 mm (US4) needles.

High Plains by Melissa Schaschwary out of Malabrigo Rios in Coco on size 5 mm (US8) needles.

Other Projects: Test Knits

Bundle Up Cowl by Diane Lanthier out of Miss Babs Yowza in Biker Chick on size 5 mm (US8) needles.

Highland Peaks by mina86 out of Cascade 220 Superwash in Cream, Brown and Dream in Color Classy in Green on size 6 mm (US10) needles.

Selma:

On the Grass by Joji Locatelli, knit in Malabrigo Arroyo in Regatta Blue on 4mm (US7) needles.


Stash Enhancements: Timestamp 57m11s

Lynne:

-Red Heart Super Saver in Medium Thyme, Black and Camouflage to expand the blanket I made for Rob’s son last year.
-Surprise package from Cathy – THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!
-Bryspun Sock Blockers from Selma – I am so spoiled :) Thank you!
-Sock Blockers from Rob :)

Sue:

Electric Eel Wheel
Hedgehog Fibers #getyouryarnwishesgranted on Instagram
-Surpise package from Cathy
Jimmy Beans Wool Beanie Bag
-One Line a Day Five Year Memory Book
Tuft Soap
-Bryspun Sock Blockers from Selma
-Knitting Yarns by Ann Hood – Writers on Knitters

Selma:

-Bryson sock blockers
-Tufts soap
Knit picks Fellici in Tea Party and Nassau
Judy Kavanagh Turkish spindle with some fibre to fan the flame!!
-Lang Jawoll Magic in color 840026
-Regia Arne and Carlos in 3654 and 3657
-Minis galore from aloha blu
Sweater Girls by Madeline Weston and Rita Taylor


Timestamp 1h28m

Brown Bag Sock Challenge Winner for October-December 2015, Post # 41 Ravelry Name: carolynh. Please PM Sue to discuss the bag and markers you’ve won!

Timestamp 1h31m
Brown Bag Sock Challenge 2016 – Selma will be running this challenge – No sign ups this year. Watch the podcast for a detailed discussion of rules and guidelines!

Timestamp 1h38

Winter Camp 2016 Sarah a.k.a. TrueCanuckGirl from The Canadian Knitter Podcast is hosting a winter camp kind of along the lines of Camp Loopey. Visit her Ravelry group for more details and watch the video she put up, it is linked in our thread.

Timestamp 1h30m

2016 Mini Skein Swap signups closed, all info is in the thread in our group, pm Sue craftyknitter7 if you have any questions!

The Tangled Skein CA – Sue’s shop is on vacation and will be doing a large update at the end of January!

Timestamp 1h35m

New Giveaway: Diane Lanthier has offered to give away a copy of her new pattern Bundle Up Cowl, please tell us what yarn you would use for the cowl if you won, and post pics, we love drooling over yarn. We will draw next time we record.


Coupon Codes: Timestamp 1h38m

Morgan from One Hook Double Stitch on Etsy – coupon code for 10% off until January 31 –TANGLED10

(VictoriaBlue) coupon code for 12th Arrow Cowl pattern for $1 USD until Feb 8, 2016 – DCSPIGSKIN1

Darlene of Bags by Awesome Grannie on Etsy ongoing coupon code for 10% off – 2TS10

Lisa of SixmunchkinStitching on Etsy ongoing coupon code for 10% off – TWOTANGLED10

Episode 140: Do the Muppets!!

FOs

Lynne:

Rob’s Black Socks of Doom, based on Sock Recipe: A good, plain sock by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee), out of Cascade Heritage in black and Cascade Heritage Silk in navy on size US 1.5 (2.5mm) needles.

Better Late Than Never Beanies by Kathy North, out of Sears Sayelle in Green on size I (5.5mm) hook.

Spiral Mittens by Katie Chase, out of James C. Brett Fusion Chunky in the F5 colorway on size H (5mm) hook.

Spiral Mittens by Katie Chase, out of Sears Sayelle in Green, on size H (5mm) hook.

Sue:

Fish Hat by Thelma Egberts, out of Patons North American Classic Wool Merino in Too Teal, Peacock, and Aran, on size US 7 (4.5mm) needles.


WIPs

Lynne:

Scrappy Blanket out of mini skens (based on Knitted Patchwork Recipe(pattern) by Martine Ellis and Memory Blanket by Georgie Hallam) on size US 2 (2.75mm) needles.

Sue

Gummy Bear socks, plain vanilla, toe up socks, out of Knit Picks Felici in the Gummi Bear colorway, on size US 1.5 (2.5mm) needles.

Scrappy Blanket, based on the Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis, on size US 1.5 (2.5mm) needles.

Walking Dead MKAL 2015 by Kristen Ashbaugh-Helmreichout, out of Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sock in the Camouflage colorway, on size US 4 (3.5mm) needles.


Stash Enhancements:

Sue:

Fiber Stash yarn from Kristie, in the New Year’s Eve colorway. Kristie has generously donated a skein of the Lady Mary colorway for a future giveaway.

Cross stitch supplies (fabric & floss)

Multiple patterns purchased

tincanknits is doing a 12 Days of Christmas giveaway, a different free pattern every day! Go check out their blog.


Podcast News

Winter Camp

Sarah a.k.a. TrueCanuckGirl from The Canadian Knitter Podcast is hosting a winter camp kind of along the lines of Camp Loopey. TOMORROW is the last day of signups! Please visit the group in order to get your name in before it’s too late!

2016 Mini Skein Swap

Sueis going to lead a mini skein swap for people who want to participate. Please visit the sign-up thread if you’re interested. Survey questions MUST be answered, otherwise your name will not be included in the signup pairings.

For the Mini Skein Swap, Sue made a mistake, yes there are sign ups and they close on Dec 31st, sign up by then or you will not be able to join.

Brown Bag Sock Club 2016

Selma will be leading this club. There are no signups, anyone can participate. Please simply post your finished projects (one per month ONLY) to be entered in the prize drawings.

Random Draw

Sue bought a few copies of the Galactic Hat pattern by Julianna Puccini of Julianna’s Fibre, so Julianna graciously donated a copy of the pattern for one lucky winner. We chose randomly from among all members of the group, and Aetara was the lucky winner!!


Coupon Codes

My shopThe Tangled SkeinCA has on ongoing code for 20% off until I decide to stop it –TANGLEDFRIENDS20

Lara of the fawn & the fox on Etsy – coupon code for 20% off until December 31 – TWOTANGLEDSKEINS

Rachel (sweetknits1997) of Night Owl Fibers on Etsy – coupon code for 10% off until Dec 31 – 2TANGLED

KarrieLyne of Freckled Whimsy on Etsy – coupon code for 15% until Dec 31 – TWOTANGLED15

(VictoriaBlue) coupon code for 12th Arrow Cowl pattern for $1 USD until Feb 8, 2016 – DCSPIGSKIN1

Darlene of Bags by Awesome Grannie on Etsy ongoing coupon code for 10% off 2TS10

Lisa of SixmunchkinStitching on Etsy ongoing coupon code for 10% off – TWOTANGLED

Note: All the cabin leaders for winter camp have coupon codes for Sue’s shop in their respective Ravelry groups.


Happy Holidays to everyone and see you all on January 9th.

Episode 139: I Should Have Written That Down!!

 

FOs

Lynne

Better Late Than Never Beanies by Kathy North, out of Phentex Worsted in the Marrakech Ombre colorway, on an I hook (5.5mm).

Spiral Mittens by Katie Chase, out of Phentex Worsted in the Marrakech Ombre colorway, on an H hook (5mm).

Better Late Than Never Beanies by Kathy North, out of James C. Brett Fusion Chunky in the F5 colorway, on an I hook (5.5mm).


WIPs

Lynne:

Scrappy Blanket out of mini skens (based on Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis and Memory Blanketby Georgie Hallam) on size 2.75mm (US 2) needles.

June 2013 Square by Tammy Eigeman Thompson, out of Knit Picks Brava Worsted in the Marina colorway, on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

Easy Saturday Cardigan by Patons Knitting, out of Bernat Softee Chunky in the Fern colorway, on size US 8mm (US11) and 9mm (US 13) needles.

Sue:

Zilver by Lisa Mutch out of Spud and Chloe Super Fine in green on size 5mm (US8) needles.

Fish Hat by Thelma Egberts out of misc yarns, mostly Patons North America Classic Wool Merino in Too Teal, Aran and Peacock on size 4.5 mm (US7) needles.

Wash’s Dinos (cross-stitch pattern) by Stitchykins, for swap.


Book Review:

Unexpected Cables by Heather Zoppetti

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Heather is a knitwear designer, instructor, and author of Everyday Lace (Interweave, 2014).

Her patterns have been published in many Interweave publications such as Knits, Knitscene, and Jane Austen Knits, and by yarn companies such as Manos del Uruguay, Baah Yarns, The Alpaca Yarn Company, Reywa Fibers, and Universal Yarns.

She is also the owner and founder of Stitch Sprouts, a company dedicated to helping your stitches grow. Heather lives and teaches in Lancaster, PA, and be found at www.hzoppettidesigns.com/blog/ and www.stitchsprouts.com.

Retails for $24.99 USD and $27.99 CAD.


Stash Enhancements:

Yarn from Morgan at One Hook Double Stitch for a future giveaway! Thank you, Morgan!


Winter Camp with The Canadian Knitter Podcast

Sarah a.k.a. TrueCanuckGirl is hosting a winter camp kind of along the lines of Camp Loopey. Visit herRavelry group for more details and watch the video she put up, it is linked in our thread.

Sue’s cabin is Team Arctic Fox, and Lynne’s cabin is Team Ermine. Come join the fun!


Giveaway:

For this lovely bag by Laura of The Fawn and the Fox, you guys showcased some pretty amazing accomplishments for 2015! However, only one of you could win. This time, that was the lovely Carol, who was post # 40 nannapei. Carol, please PM Selma with your address, and she’ll send you the bag!

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Coupon Codes:

Morgan morg235 from One Hook Double Stitch on Etsy – coupon code for 10% off until January 31 —TANGLED10

Lara of The Fawn & the Fox on Etsy – coupon code for 20% off until December 31 – TWOTANGLEDSKEINS

Rachel sweetknits1997 of Night Owl Fibers on Etsy – coupon code for 10% off until Dec 31 – 2TANGLED

KarrieLyne of The Freckled Whimsy on Etsy – coupon code for 15% until Dec 31 – TWOTANGLED15

VictoriaBlue – coupon code for 12th Arrow Cowl pattern for $1 USD until Feb 8, 2016 – DCSPIGSKIN1

Darlene awesomegrannie of Bags by Awesome Grannie on Etsy ongoing coupon code for 10% off – 2TS10

Lisa sixmunchkinstitching of SixmunchkinStitching on Etsy ongoing coupon code for 10% off –TWOTANGLED

Episode 138: Giggle Happening!!

FOs @ 3 min

Selma

Hill Country Top by Snowden Becker, knit in Cascade 220 on 4.5 mm (US7) made in 2011 and still looking amazing!

Featherweight in Bittersweet Woolery Star Dust Wicked Colourway, knit on 3.75mm (US5)

Safari Socks in Opal Little Prince, 7760 colourway, knit on 2.25mm (US1)

Lynne:

Checkerboard Lace scarf by Purl Soho out of Bijou Basin Ranch Xanadu on size 4.5mm7 (US7 ) needles.

Charcoal Hat (basic 2×2 rib) out of Julianna’s Fibre MCN worsted in Charcoal on size 3.75mm (5) needles.


 

WIPs @ 17 min

Selma:

Nutkin Socks by Beth LaPensee out of Bittersweet Woolery Hero, in Ideling, knit on 2.25mm (US1)

Test knit for Mina86, using Juliana’s Lucky Star sock in Opal, and Berroco ultra alpaca light in cream, knit on 3.75mm (US5)

Lynne:

Scrappy Blanket out of mini skens (based on Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis and Memory Blanket by Georgie Hallam) on size 2.75mm (US 2) needles.

Rob’s Black Socks of Doom (2×2 rib sock, based on Sock Recipe: A Good, Plain Sock by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee out of Cascade Heritage Sock in Black and Cascade Heritage Silk in Navy Blue on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

Basic Crocheted Hat (no pattern) out of Phentex Worsted (I THINK) in the Marrakech Ombre colorway on a size 4mm (G) hook.

Sue:

Handbrake by Kay and Dan Jones out of Vanna’s Choice in Eggplant on size 4.5mm (US7)

Egg to Owl by Susan B. Anderson out of misc yarn in stash, worsted weight on size 3.75mm (US5)

Gummy Bear socks, plain vanilla toe up out of KP Felici on size 2.75 (US2)

Cross Stitch project for a swap.


 

Book Review: @42:21 min

Perfectly Feminine Knits: 25 Distinctive Designs by Lene Holme Samsøe Interweave/F+W; $26.99USD

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Within the pages of Perfectly Feminine Knits, acquaint yourself with a softer style of knitting with a new collection of garments from author Lene Holme Samsøe that explore striking shapes, refined details, and lovely textures. You’ll delight in patterns that effortlessly combine a thoroughly modern sophistication with a certain delicate femininity. Projects range from knitted sweaters, cardigans, and ponchos to lovely scarves, stockings, mittens, and possibly the prettiest hat one’s ever seen. With patterns both easy and more complex, there’s something for every level of knitter in Perfectly Feminine Knits.


 

Stash Enhancements: @53:55 min

Selma:

Minis from Rachel
New Interweave Mag
Yarn from a really generous viewer,Tanis Fiber Arts in Sprout.

Thank you Kathy Kathy02125 that was so sweet of you!!

Sue:

Swap package for Ornament swap
Package from Tonya Celestya22 thanks so much!!!
Minis from Gnome Acres
NewInterweave Mag
Mega load from KP sale
Yarn from a really generous viewer, Dyabolical in the Cherries Cheese and Wine.

Patterns

by Alicia Plummer

Stonewall Thanks Brandy eatmyyarns

By Melissa Schaschwary

Bee Balm
Overlynd
Earnshaw
High Plains
Chateau

by Margeau Soboti

Boyfriend Sweater

by Mari Chibi

Miya Shawl

by Laura Aylor

Ashore

From Lynne: Walking Dead yarn, Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sock in Camouflage

Lynne:

1 skein of Opal Van Gogh Starry Night from a viewer

Knit Picks Brava
Dove Heather Colorway, 5 skeins
Marina colorway, 9 skeins
Tranquil colorway, 12 skeins


 

Giveaway: @1h22 min

Bag by Lara of the fawn & the fox follow the prompt by watching the episode.


1h22min

Winter Camp with The Canadian Knitter Podcast

Sarah a.k.a. TrueCanuckGirl is hosting a winter camp kind of along the lines of Camp Loopey.

Visit her Ravelry group for more details and watch the video she put up, it is linked in our thread.

Here is the video that explains it all.


The Tangled SkeinCA is having a huge giveaway in the Ravelry Group but you have to watch to podcast to find out what the question is. There is also a coupon code mentioned on the show.


Coupon Codes:

Lara of the fawn & the fox on Etsy – coupon code for 20% off until December 31 – TWOTANGLEDSKEINS

Rachel (sweetknits1997)person) of Night Owl Fibers on Etsy – coupon code for 10% off until Dec 31 –2TANGLED

KarrieLyne of Freckled Whimsy on Etsy – coupon code for 15% until Dec 31 – TWOTANGLED15

VictoriaBlue coupon code for 12th Arrow Cowl pattern for $1 USD until Feb 8, 2016 – DCSPIGSKIN1

Darlene AwesomeGrannie of Bags by Awesome Grannie on Etsy ongoing coupon code for 10% off 2TS10

Lisa 6munchkinstitching of SixmunchkinStitching on Etsy ongoing coupon code for 10% off – TWOTANGLED

Episode 137: FINALLY DONE!!!

Show Notes

November 14th, 2015

Thank you to returning viewers and welcome to new viewers.  We love doing the show and love even more the support you have given us in our adventure(s).

Sue a.k.a. craftyknitter7 on Ravelry and Instagram

Lynne a.k.a tollbaby on Ravelry and Instagram

Sue

Flax by Tin Can Knits, out of SMC Northern Tweed in the Charcoal colorway on size 5mm (US8) needles.

Flax

Mouse, Snowball Buddies by Susan Claudino out of misc worsted weight yarn on size 3.75mm (US5)

Buddies

Lynne

Baby Flax by Tin Can Knits, out of Patons Decor in the Sandcastle Variegated colorway on size 7 (4.5mm) and size 8 (5mm) needles.

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WIPs

Sue:

Mitered Blanket (based on Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis) using assorted minis on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

Handbrake by Kay and Dan Jones out of Vanna’s Choice in Eggplant on size 4.5mm (US7)

Egg to Owl by Susan B. Anderson out of misc yarn in stash, worsted weight on size 3.75mm (US5)

Lynne:

Checkerboard Lace scarf by Purl Soho, out of Bijou Basin Ranch Xanadu in the Grey colorway on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

Scrappy Blanket out of mini skens (based on Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis and Memory Blanketby Georgie Hallam) on size 2.75mm (US 2) needles.

Rob’s Black Socks of Doom (2×2 rib sock, based on Sock Recipe: A Good, Plain Sock by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee) out of Cascade Heritage Sock in Black and Cascade Heritage Silk in Navy Blue on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

Charcoal Hat (basic 2×2 rib) out of Julianna’s Fibre MCN worsted in Charcoal on 3.75mm (US5) needles.


Book Review

150 Scandinavian Motifs: The Knitter’s Directory by Mary Jane Mucklestone

Interweave/F+W; $24.95

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150 Scandinavian Motifs is an inspirational collection of favorite knitted motifs found in the traditional knitting of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, and the Faeroe Islands. Included in this collection are colorful designs for stars, hearts, flowers, birds and animals, geometric patterns, and more.


Giveaway:

MekaMika on Etsy

Winner of Owls ?? (you’ll have to watch! LOL)

Winner of Rhinebeck (come check out the episode!)


Stash Enhancements:

Sue

ITW fiber

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Huge box from Rachel of Night Owl Fibers

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Winter Camp with The Canadian Knitter Podcast

Sarah a.k.a. TrueCanuckGirl is hosting a winter camp kind of along the lines of Camp Loopey. Come check it out!

Sarah Will be Polar Bear Cabin Leader

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I craftyknitter7 will be Arctic Fox Cabin Leader along with Lynne tollbaby’s help.

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and many podcasters are leading cabins:

Andrea TheCATTLady from The CATT Lady podcast will be Snow Leopard Cabin Leader

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Jen StormCoast from Uncreative Crafter podcast will be Snowy Owl Cabin Leader

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Amanda littlepanda518 from Stitching Ewe and More podcast will be Team Winter Panda Cabin Leader

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Mandy mandypinecone will be Team Puffin as the Day Camp Cabin Leader

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and Jessica Serenova from Serenoca Crafts podcast (sorry I said Serenova Knits) will be Team Arctic Wolf Cabin Leader

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Coupon Codes:

Shameka a.k.a. Shamekaknits MekaMika on Etsy which is Nakniswemo15 which entitles viewers to 15% off of the whole shop until November 30th, 2015.

Rachel (sweetknits1997) of Night Owl Fibers on Etsy has offered our viewers a coupon code for 10% off untilDecember 31, 2015 — 2TANGLED

KarrieLyne of Freckled Whimsy on Etsy has offered our viewers a coupon code for 15% until December 31, 2015 — TWOTANGLED15

Victoria Etshadar (victoriablue) has offered a coupon code to get her 12th Arrow Cowl pattern on Ravelry for $1 USD until February 8, 2016 — DCSPIGSKIN1

Darlene of Bags by Awesome Grannie on Etsy has an ongoing coupon code, with no expiry date for 10% off — 2TS10

Lisa of SixmunchkinStitching on Etsy has an ongoing coupon code with no expiry date for 10% off –TWOTANGLED

Episode 136: Bossy, McBossy Pants!!

Show Notes

November 14th, 2015

Thank you to returning viewers and welcome to new viewers.  We love doing the show and love even more the support you have given us in our adventure(s).

Sue a.k.a. Craftyknitter7 on Ravelry and Instagram

Lynne a.k.a Tollbaby on Ravelry and Instagram

Selma a.k.a. selma123 on Ravelry

FOs

Sue:

Textured Cowl by Abi Gregorio out of Cascade Magnum in Green on size 10mm (US 15) needles.

The Vermonter Hat by Abi Gregorio out of Cascade Magnum in Green on size 8mm(US 11) needles.

Textured Magnum

Reindeer, Snowball Buddies by Susan Claudino out of misc worsted weight yarn on size 3.75mm (US5)

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Lynne:

Queen of Hearts by Valerie Johnson (Wandering Cat Studio) out of Handmaiden Mini Maiden in the Berry colorway on size 4mm (US 6) needles.

Large Lace  by Caitlin ffrench out of Spud and Chloe 7205 Outer on size 12.75 mm (US17)

Four Egg-Cozy Hats by Miriam G. Briggs, made 3 out of on size 3.25 mm (US3) and 4mm (US6)

Selma:

Grandfather Vest by Veronik Avery from Knitting 24/7, in Diamond Luxury Merino Lux on size 4mm (US6)

Hat for Alej based on Fisherman Cap by Morehouse Designs out of Malabrigo Arroyo on size 3.5 mm (US4)

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Handbrake by Kay and Dan Jones out of Malabrigo Rios on size US 6 – 4.0 mm -US 7 – 4.5 mm

Socks based on Pin Striped Socks by Julia Swart out of Night Owl Fibres in Sherlock Holmes

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WIPs (35:15 minutes)

Sue:

Flax by Tin Can Knits out of SMC Northern Wool Tweed on size 5mm (US 8) needles.

Mitered Blanket (based on Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis) using assorted minis on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

Mouse, Snowball Buddies by Susan Claudino out of misc worsted weight yarn on size 3.75mm (US5)

Lynne:

Checkerboard Lace Scarf by Purl Soho, out of Bijou Basin Ranch Xanadu in the Grey colorway on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

Scrappy Blanket out of mini skens (based on Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis and Memory Blanket by Georgie Hallam) on size 2.75mm (US 2) needles.

Rob’s Black Socks of Doom (2×2 rib sock, based on Sock Recipe: A Good, Plain Sock by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee) out of Cascade Heritage Sock in Black and Cascade Heritage Silk in Navy Blue on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

Selma:

Scrappy Blanket

Safari Socks out of Opal Little Prince Series

Featherweight by Hannah Fettig out of Bittersweet Woolery Star Dust in Wicked Colourway on size 3.75 mm (US5)


Stash Enhancements (1 hour 3 min)

Sue:

Jimmy Beans Wool Beanie Bags

Awesome bag from Stitched Together 4g, LOVE IT!!

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Lynne:

Julianna’s Fibre MCN worsted in charcoal won in the KAL in Julianna’s group.

Selma:

Bag from Sue The Tangled SkeinCA

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Fondant Fibres Yorkshire’s Finest in Vallum Hadriani

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Crazy Dog Yarns sock in Gray Poupon (Canadian)

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Crazy Dog Yarns sock in Ingrid’s Understanding

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Regia 6-ply in 6364 colourway

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Madeline Tosh merino light in Thyme

project bag by JennaRose Handmade (Canadian)

projec bag by Nomadic Yarns


NEW Giveaway: (1 hour 22 minutes)

Shamekaknits has sent us 2 sets of markers to giveaway.

Please visit her shop MekaMika on Etsy and respond in the giveaway thread as to which is your fav set that she has in stock or previously sold.

Rules (gotta have em)

Must add a photo in order to qualify for the contest.
1 post per person
Must be a member of the group to be eligible
No chatter in this thread, it will disqualify you from the prize drawing!!

Giveaway will be done on the next podcast (Nov 21st)


Coupon Codes:

New coupon code

Shameka Shamekaknits of MekaMika on Etsy has offered our viewers a coupon code for 15% offNakniswemo15 til November 30th, 2015.

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Rachel a.k.a. sweetknits1997 of Night Owl Fibers on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon code 2TANGLEDfor 10% off until December 31, 2015.

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KarrieLyne of TheFreckledWhimsy on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon code TWOTANGLED15 for 15% off until December 31, 2015.

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12th Arrow Cowl by Victoria Etshadar a.k.a. VictoriaBlue
DCSPIGSKIN1 is the coupon code,til February 8, 2016.

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Darlene a.k.a. AwesomeGrannie of Bags by Awesome Grannie on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon code2TS10 for 10% off and there is no expiry date, ongoing coupon!

Lisa a.k.a. 6Munchkinstitchin of SixmunchkinStitching on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon codeTWOTANGLED10 for 10% off and there is no expiry date, ongoing coupon!

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