Episode 83: Rhinebeck Attack of the Fluffies!!

Show Notes: October 25, 2014

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

Kari a.k.a. JadedKnitter on Ravelry

Lynne a.k.a Tollbaby on Ravelry

Join the craziness this week as we talk about our projects, our Rhinebeck stash and draw for our 800 member prize giveaway and a book review Mitered Squares.

Errata: The book we reviewed was not published by Cooperative Press as I stated on the podcast, it is by Jill Bigelow-Suttell & Jane Bigelow.

Show Notes:

FO’S

Sue:

Crochet Eternity Cowl for daughter out of Bernat Roving on size 6.5 crochet hook.

Barn Raising Blanket Square by Shelley Mackie & Larissa Brown out of Three Irish Girls Adorn Sock in the Brighten colorway.

Poking around on the Needles:

Sue:

Barn Raising Square out of Cantrix yarn on size 2.75 mm (US2)

Cross Stitch project by Wee Little Stitches on Etsy

Kari:

Shapely Boyfriend Sweater by Stephanie Japel out of Tanis Green Label on size 5 mm (US8)

Lynne:

Provence Cabled Pullover by Classic Elite Yarns out of Berroco Comfort DK on size 3.25 mm (US3) size 4 mm (US6)

Tan House Brook Shawl by Jennifer Lassonde out of Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams in the Harvest Colourway on size 4.5 mm (US7).

Socks for Rob, Sock Recipe: A Good, Plain Sock by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee out of Spud and Chloe yarn in teal on size 2.5 mm (US1.5)

Fall KAL going on in the group, see separate thread for details and prizes.

Red Barn Yarn – name that yarn contest going on see separate thread for details.

Coupon Codes:

1) Stefanie our awesome friend has been so kind to offer our viewers a coupon code of 10% off on purchase of her sets of luxury mini skeins.

Coupon code: PUGSROCK (all caps)      Expires: Nov 15, 2014                                     Here is the link to her shop!

2) Elysa Jane a.k.a. Yarnmugger on Etsy has kindly offered our viewers 15% off any order.

Coupon Code: TTS15      Expires: Nov 30, 2014                                                                Here are the link to her shop

Rhinebeck Recap, we went over our purchases and the restaurants we went to over the weekend.

 

 

Episode 82: The Pugisode!

Episode 81: Lynne Steals the Show!!

Show Notes: October 11, 2014

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

Kari a.k.a. JadedKnitter on Ravelry

Lynne a.k.a Tollbaby on Ravelry

FO’S

Lynne:

Cool Clavicle Cover by Megan Williams in Bittersweet Woolery yarn on size 5mm (US8)

Contemporary dishcloth by Deb Buckingham in Handycrafter cotton on size 5mm (US8)

Etoile hat by Linda Irving-Bell out of Bijou Spun by Bijou Basin Ranch Lhasa Wilderness (75/25 Yak & Bamboo) on size 3.5 mm (US4)

Kari:

Owls sweater by Kate Davies out of Cascade 128 on size 6.5 (US 10.5)

Poking Around on the Needles:

Lynne:

Flax Sweater for her son by Tincanknits our of Patons Canadiana on size 4 (US7) size 5 (US8)

Tan House Brook Shawl by Jennifer Lassonde out of Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams in the Harvest Colourway

Linen Stitch scarf out of scraps on size 4 mm (US6)

Virginia dishcloth by Deb Buckingham out of Handycrafter Cotton on size 5 mm (US8)

Provence Cabled Pullover by Classic Elite Yarns out of Berroco Comfort DK on size 3.25 mm (US3) size 4 mm (US6)

Kari:

Shapely Boyfriend Sweater by Stephanie Japel out of Tanis Green Label on size 5 mm (US8)

Sue:

Crochet Eternity Cowl for daughter out of Bernat Roving on size 6.5 crochet hook.

Vanilla sock- Basic Ribbed Sock by Kate Atherley out of Lol

Cashmere Ribbed Hat by Jessica K. out of Bijou Basin Bijou Spun by Bijou Basin Ranch Himalayan Trail (75/25 Yak & Merino) on size 3.5 mm (US4)

Fall KAL going on in the group, see separate thread for details and prizes.

Red Barn Yarn – name that yarn contest going on see separate thread for details.

Stash, Sue had some yarn, bags and Lynne had a book!

RHINEBECK next week, Sue and Lynne will be going with Elizabeth riizu and Krystal krys5797 so Kari will record an episode with the pug!

If you are going to Rhinebeck, there is a podcaster meetup on the hill by the entrance at 1 pm Saturday, stop by to see everyone.

Episode 80: Pirates and Stash and Cows Oh My!

Show Notes: September 27, 2014

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

Kari a.k.a. JadedKnitter on Ravelry

Lynne a.k.a Tollbaby on Ravelry

FO’s

Sue:

Bonk by Susan Claudino out of unknown yarn on size 3mm

Lynne:

Ella Mae by Deb Buckingham out of the Dishcloth Diva Knits On. Bernat Handicrafter Cotton in the Sage Green colorway on 5mm (size 8) needles.

Tardis Toque by Emknits  which she test knit out of Cascade 220 in blue and white on size 3.75 (US5) 4.5 (US)

Poking around on the Needles:

Sue:

French Cancan by Mademoiselle C out of Three Irish Girls in the Giving Tree colourway on size 4mm (US6)

Kari:

Owls sweater by Kate Davies out of Cascade 128 on size 6.5 (US10.5)

Big Bird Socks using usual vanilla sock pattern, in Valley Yarns on size 2.25mm (US1)

Lynne:

Cool Clavicle Cover by Megan Williams in Bittersweet Woolery yarn on size 5mm (US8)

Contemporary dishcloth by Deb Buckingham in Handycrafter cotton on size 5mm (US8)

Giveaways:

Fastenation Studios buttons – knitnginthemitten Sheila from Saint Clair Shores, MI
Red Sock Blue Sock Yarn – darjil Darla from Whitby, ON Canada

Stash Enhancements:

Lynne reviewed a bag she just purchased from a local company called My Stow n Tow
Very well made quality bags, go check them out!

Lynne and Sue both purchased yarn from a local dyer called Julianna’s Fibre. Juliannapiglet on Ravelry, Julianna has an amazing sense for colour and is always coming up with amazing things. If you don’t have any of her yarn you really need some!

Stefanie stefaniegrrr from Stitchcraft Marketing sent us each a skein of Bijou Basin Ranch yarn to try out and review. We cannot wait to knit it up, so soft and squishy!

Prize from Darlene from Bags Awesome Grannie for our KAL. Check out her bags they are AMAZING, thanks again Darlene awesomegrannie. She has a coupon code til October 1, 2014 2TG10 will get you 10% off your purchase.

Fall KAL going on in the group, see separate thread for details and prizes.

Red Barn Yarn – name that yarn contest going on see separate thread for details

Episode 79: The Sue Show

Show Notes: September 20, 2014 

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

Kari a.k.a. JadedKnitter on Ravelry

Lynne a.k.a Tollbaby on Ravelry

FO’s

Kari:

Pop Of Cherries sample knit KP out of KP Capra on size 3.5mm (US4)

Poking around on the Needles:

Sue:

French Cancan by Mademoiselle C out of Three Irish Girls in the Giving Tree colorway on size 4mm (US6)

Vanilla socks by Kate Atherly for my husband out of Lollipop yarn in the Urban Myth colorway on size 2.75mm (US2)

Bonk by Susan Claudino out of unknown yarn on size 3mm

Lynne:

Cool Clavicle Cover out of Bittersweet Woolery in the Guilty Pleasures base Pressed Petals colorway on size 5mm (US8)

Ella Mae by Deb Buckingham out of the Dishcloth Diva Knits On. Bernat Handicrafter Cotton in the Sage Green colorway on 5mm (size 8) needles.

Other Things:

Giveaways:

Red Sock Blue Sock yarn (see separate Rav thread)
Fastenation Studio (see separate Rav thread)

Contest with Red Barn Yarn and Love of Knitting Magazine (see separate Rav thread)

Episode 78: The FO Show

Show Notes: September 13, 2014 

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

Kari a.k.a. JadedKnitter on Ravelry

Lynne a.k.a Tollbaby on Ravelry

FO’s

Lynne:

Crochet Blanket out of Red Heart Super Saver yarn in the Camo, Thyme and Black colorway on size 6mm hook.

Vanilla socks A good Plain sock pattern by Stephanie Pearl-Mcphee for her dad in Bernat Sox in the Desert Storm colorway (discontinued) on size 3.25 mm (US3)

Nellie washcloth out of Dishcloth Diva Knits on by Deb Buckingham out of Bernat on size 5mm (US8)

Sue:

Betty Dishcloth out of the book Dishcloth Diva Knits On by Deb Buckingham out of Sugar and Cream yarn on size 4.5 mm (US7)

Kari:

Cool Clavicle Cover by Megan Williams out of Haunted Vynard on sizei 5mm (US8)

What’s Poking around on the Needles:

Sue:

French Cancan by Mademoiselle C out of Three Irish Girls in the Giving Tree colorway on size 4mm (US6)

Vanilla socks by Kate Atherly for my husband out of Lollipop yarn in the Urban Myth colorway on size 2.75mm (US2)

Kari:

Pop Of Cherries sample knit KP out of KP Capra on size 3.5mm (US3)

Concord Jacket by Donna Kay out of Cascade 220 Sport on size 3.25mm (US3)

Lynne:

Cool Clavicle Cover out of Bittersweet Woolery in the Guilty Pleasures base Pressed Petals colorway on size 5mm (US8)

Other Things:

Winner of the Cowl by Paula from Knitting Pipeline is mulhol

Winner of the bag set by Awesomegrannie is mommasee

 

Stash Enhancements:

We went to the Almont Fibre Festival and brought back a couple of nice things!!

Sue bought a turkish spindle from judyKavanagh and some fibre which is really nice. She sells many kinds of spindles and you can visit her website here

Sue also bought some yarn from Red Sock Blue Sock Yarn who’s owner is Ashley AshleysKnitts, got some DK in the Bar Lime colorway and I cannot wait to cast it on it is so soft and squishy.

Lynne bought a braid from Judy as well.

Lynne also bought 4 large bumps of wool from Windblest Farm which is really nice. Visit their webiste here

 

Episode 77: Basement

Show Notes: September 6, 2014 , 2014

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

Kari a.k.a. JadedKnitter on Ravelry

Lynne a.k.a Tollbaby on Ravelry

FO’s

Sue:

Noodle by Susan Claudino out of Dragonfly Fibers yarn on size 3mm

Test knit a hat for conniecaps called Maia out of Patons Classic Merino in Peacock on size 4.5mm (US7)

Washcloth called All Washed Up by Jill Knit It free pattern on Ravelry on size 4.5 mm (US7)

What’s Poking around on the Needles

Sue:

Vanilla socks by Kate Atherly for my husband out of Lollipop yarn in the Urban Myth colorway on size 2.75mm (US2)

Betty Dishcloth out of the book Dishcloth Diva Knits On by Deb Buckingham out of Sugar and Cream yarn on size 4.5 mm (US7)

Kari:

Neutrals Dishcloth out of the Dishcloth Diva book by Deb Buckingham out of KP Dishie on size 4.5mm (US7)

Easter Socks, plain vanilla out of DGB Confetti 100 Superwash on size 2.25 (US1)

Cool Clavicle Cover by Megan Williams out of Cloudlover Haunted Vynard on size 5mm (US8)

Lynne:

Crochet Blanket out of Red Heart Super Saver yarn in the Camo, Thyme and Black colorway on size 6mm hook.

Olive Branch Shawl by Library Paste out of Handmaiden Mini Maiden on size 3.75 (US5)

Episode 76: Stash and Giveaways

Show Notes: August 30 , 2014

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

Kari a.k.a. JadedKnitter on Ravelry

Lynne a.k.a Tollbaby on Ravelry

FO’s

Kari:

Vanilla socks out of unknown yarn using her short row heel method on size 2.25 mm (US1)

Poking around on the needles:

Kari:

Locke Street Cardigan out of Tanis Fiber Arts Yellow label on size 4mm (US6)

Easter Socks, plain vanilla out of DGB Confetti 100 Superwash on size 2.25 (US1)

Sue:

Vanilla socks by Kate Atherly for my husband out of Lollipop yarn in the Urban Myth colorway on size 2.75mm (US2)

Guston by Ann Budd in Nothern Wool Tweed from Webs on size 4.5mm (US7)

Noodle by Susan Claudino out of Dragonfly Fibers yarn on size 3mm

Lynne:

Vanilla socks out of Nova Collection yarn she bought in Montreal on size 2.5mm (US1.5)

Crochet Blanket out of Red Heart Super Saver yarn in the Camo, Thyme and Black colorway on size 6mm hook.

Stash Enhancements:

Swap package for Sue with lots of yarny goodness

Sue – Cowl Kit bought at Twist festival from Wellington Fibers

Sue –  Mini Skein bundle from UnWind Yarn Co (aka Dana)

Sue – Club shipment from Spartikes Dye

Sue –  Knitter’s Pride needles from Stefanie (aka stefaniegrrr on Rav) who is from StitchCraft Marketing

Other Things:

Tan House Brook Shawl giveaway winner is Izzybeff aka Liz!

New KAL Starting Sept 1 going to Oct 31 you can knit either the Tan House Brook Shawl by Jennifer Lassonde or the Cool Clavicle Cover by Megan Williams or both.  Info in our Rav group.

Giveaway from AwesomeGrannie of a bag set (books pattern)  Please see the Rav thread for details.  She is also giving us a coupon code for 10% off for the month of Sept.  Use code 2TG10

Giveaway from Paula from Knitting Pipeline, her new pattern Upstairs Downstairs cowl came out and she will gift a copy to one of our members, see Rav thread for details.

KAL over at Bags By Awesome Grannie Group

 

 

 

Episode 75: Stitches Haul

Show Notes: August 16 , 2014

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

Kari a.k.a. JadedKnitter on Ravelry

Lynne a.k.a Tollbaby on Ravelry

FO’s:

Sue

Sockhead Hat in an FibraNatura Yummy sock yarn from the stash on size 3mm (US2)

Kari:

French Cancan by Mademoiselle C on size 4.5mm (US7) out of Fleece Artist Merino 3/6

Poking around on the needles:

Sue:

French Cancan by Mademoiselle C on size 4mm (US6) out of Three Irish Girls yarn in the Kells base, colorway Giving Tree.

Vanilla socks by Kate Atherly for my daughter out of Lollipop yarn in the Urban Myth colorway on size 2.75mm (US2)

Kari:

Vanilla socks out of unknown yarn using her short row heel method on size 2.25 mm (US1)

Locke Street Cardigan out of Tanis Fiber Arts Yellow label on size 4mm (US6)

Lynne:

Crochet Blanket out of Red Heart Super Saver yarn in the Camo, Thyme and Black colorway on size 6mm hook.

Olive Branch Shawl by Library Paste out of Handmaiden Mini Maiden on size 3.75 (US5)

Stash enhancements from Stitches MidWest:

Sue:

yarn by Ellae Rae from Webs to make her Twylem cardigan.

Snap bags from Namaste

Handwork Hardware dpn case which is amazing to say the least, Lynne also got one of these

Gradiant kit from Knittyandcolor in green, shawl pattern came with yarn is called Simple Shawl for Fancy Yarn by Jen Hintz of FibroFibers

Bracelet from Knitting Abacus that is really genious it wears as a beautiful piece of jewelry but doubles as a row counter…just amazing and we got to meet the brains behind it and she was just lovely her name is Sharon and a.k.a. Knittingabacus on Ravelry.  You can find her Etsy store here

Other Things:

WIP/UFO knit along going well and many people are getting things off their needles

Swap, the swappers should have all sent out packages by now

Next up is Twist Fiber Festival in Quebec on August 23-24 and Rhinebeck New York in October (third weekend)

 

 

 

Episode 74: Podiversary #2

Show Notes: August 1 , 2014

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

Kari a.k.a. JadedKnitter on Ravelry

Lynne a.k.a Tollbaby on Ravelry

FO’s:

Sue

Vanilla socks by Kate Atherly for my daughter out of Three Irish Girls Adorn Sock yarn in the Second Star to the Right colorway on size 2.75mm (US2)

Lynne: 

French Cancan by Mademoiselle C in Freedom Spirit yarn (discontinued) on size 4.5 mm (US7)

Kari:

Icarus shawl Estelle Super Alpaca Lace Paints on size 3.25 mm (US3)

Poking around on the needles:

Sue:

French Cancan by Mademoiselle C on size 4mm (US6) out of Three Irish Girls yarn in the Kells base, colorway Giving Tree.

Brickless by Martina Behm Miss Babs Yowza in the Bicker Chick colorway on size 4mm (US7)

Sockhead Hat in an FibraNatura Yummy sock yarn from the stash on size 3mm (US2)

Lynne:

Vanilla socks A good Plain sock pattern by Stephanie Pearl-Mcphee for her dad in Bernat Sox in the Desert Storm colorway (discontinued) on size 3.25 mm (US3)

Crochet Blanket out of Red Heart Super Saver yarn in the Camo, Thyme and Black colorway on size 6mm hook.

Kari:

Kitri Socks by Lisa Grossman, this is a re-knit as the first pair was too large. Knit from the kit purchased at Rhinebeck 2012.

Easter Socks, plain vanilla out of DGB Confetti 100 Superwash on size 2.25 (US1)

Vijante by Martina Behm out of Wollmeise Lace Garn in green on size 3.5mm (US4)

Stash from both Sue and Kari

KAL going on in the group check it out here

Swap going well, must have packages mailed out by Aug 15th.

Podiversary Winners of a pattern of $10 or less are

Dragonlady please PM Sue for your pattern choice and she will gift it to you.

Lavissa please PM Kari for your pattern choice and she will gift it to you.

Stitches MidWest, we will be there on the Friday and Saturday and at the Podcaster meetup in the upstairs lobby by the fireplace from 12-1.  Possibly at the Friday meetup but not confirmed.