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.

 

 

 

Episode 73: Brought to you by discontinued

Show Notes: July 19 , 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).

FO’s: NONE

On the Needles:

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)

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 unknown green sock yarn from the stash on size 3mm (US2)

Lynne: 

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

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)

#41 Blanket by Sarah Ann Thompson in Rosetti Lolipop yarn (discontinued) on size 4.5 mm (US7)

New KAL in group come and join it is a WIP/UFO along to help us finish the lingering things we have on the needles.  It has to be something that was on the needles prior to July 15th.

 

 

 

 

Episode 72: Three Amigas

Show Notes: July 12 , 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).

FO’s: None

On the Needles:

Sue:

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

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

Lynne:

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

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)

Kari:

Owls by Kate Davies in Cascade 128 on size 6 mm and 6.5 mm (US10 US10.5)

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)

Stash enhancements:

Sue received a bag from JavaJennie on Rav and she sent along some accessory wallets for each of us and one to giveaway in the future.  She is Kitchen Counter Crafter on Etsy.

Episode 71: And the Winners are!!

FO:

Tubularity by Martina Behm in the Polydactyl set from Miss Babs in Coffee Break colorway on size 3.5 mm (US4)

On the Needles:

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

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

Other Things:

Swap sign ups are closed and partners will be assigned this week

KAL finished and the winners are

Post 5 LizsCreations won the yarn
Post 28 KnitterChow won the bag
Post 48 KansanatHeart won the stitch markers
Post 44 Celestya22 won the pattern

Stash Enhancements:

Vesper sock from KnitterlyThings in the Socktober Spooktacular colorway sparkle
Three Irish Girls yarn in the Gatsby and Art Deco colorlway
Wool Sundae yarn in the Pub Crawl colourway and and extra skein to giveaway in the Sweet Tweet colourway.

Episode 70: Short and Sweet Solo

Show Notes: June 28 , 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

FO: None

On the Needles:

Tubularity by Martina Behm in the Polydactyl set from Miss Babs in Coffee Break colorway on size 3.5 mm (US4)

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

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

Other Things:

Swap if anyone is interested see the thread in the Ravelry group here.

KAL going on starting on May 1 to June 30, please see group thread for more details, there will be prizes, yarn from Cattailknits, stitch markers and a bag from The Knotted Bag’s Diane and a Mashpee Shawlette by Tian knitdesigns.

Spinning: Did a bit on my Bosworth spindle.

Stash Enhancements:

Necklace from Vintage Rose, bags from Allison Britton, package from KirbyWirby, Vintage Rose and Suburban Stitcher a summer kit.

 

Episode 69: Tangents

Show Notes: June 21, 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

Lynne a.k.a Tollbaby on Ravelry

FO’s

Lynne: 54 hat pattern by Julie Mellor out of Gedifra Airmix yarn on size 5mm (US8)

On the Needles:

Sue: 

Tubularity by Martina Behm in the Polydactyl set from Miss Babs in Coffee Break colorway on size 3mm (US2)

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

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

Lynne: French Cancan by Mademoiselle C in Elsebeth Lavold Bambool on size 4.5 mm (US7)

Totoro King of the Forest by Robin Zillman Jacobson out of S.R. Kertzer Northern Chunky on size 6mm (US10)

Other Things:

KAL going on starting on May 1 to June 30, please see group thread for more details, there will be prizes, yarn from Cattailknits, stitch markers and a bag from The Knotted Bag’s Diane and a Mashpee Shawlette by Tian knitdesigns.

Swap if anyone is interested see the thread in the Ravelry group here.  Still waiting on a few more participants to get it to be a good number.

Stash Enhancements:

Birthday gift from Lynne, Sue received Penguin Soup yarn in the Experiment 36c colorway and it sparkles!!

Lollipop Yarn in the Downton Abbey colorway, love it.

Bag Jazz Cats from Diane at The Knotted Bag.

Podcasts I have watched recently, go check them out!!

Bakery Bears with Kay – bryonybear and Dan – ObiwanKnitter
Kitchen Stitches with Somer – someryarns
Knit Me Happy with Rachel – tinygeekcrafter
Knitworthy with Brianne – BeingBrianne and Linda – stoneybrooke

 

Episode 68:We Hit 700!!

Show Notes: June 14, 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

Lynne a.k.a Tollbaby on Ravelry

FO’s

Lynne: Rob’s ribbed socks in Cascade Heritage on 2.5 mm (US1.5)

Poking around on the needles:

Sue:

Tubularity by Martina Behm in the Polydactyl set from Miss Babs in Coffee Break colorway on size 3mm (US2)

Vanilla socks for my daugher 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 Elsebeth Lavold Bambool on size 4.5 mm (US7)

Flax Sweater by Tin Can Knits out of Patons Canadiana on size 5mm (US8)

Other Things:

KAL going on starting on May 1 to June 30, please see group thread for more details, there will be prizes, yarn, stitch markers and a bag from The Knotted Bag’s Diane and a Mashpee Shawlette by Tian knitdesigns.

Swap if anyone is interested see the thread in the Ravelry group here.

Sue had a lot of Stash Enhancements.

Girl Cave Bags, Undead Yarn, Unwind Yarn Company, Desert Vista Dyeworks, Awesome Grannie bags, 9 ” circs from Hiya Hiya, Bling Your String sheep stitch buddies, Bag from Jennifer who is iluvmeyarn on Rav and will be opening an Etsy shop soon.

700 member Giveaway Winners:

KP Memories in the Smores colorway goes to linehar

Sparkly Knittyandcolor goes to simonamaloney

Zauberball goes to monkeysmom1

Congrats to the winners please PM Sue your address!

 

Episode 67: I have a FO

FO’s

Sue: Saroyan by Liz Abinante knit out of Art by Ana yarn in the Dreamin DK line on size 4.5 mm (US7), ran our of yarn and Ana is sending me more to finish.

On the Needles:

Sue:

Tubularity by Martina Behm in the Polydactyl set from Miss Babs in Coffee Break colorway on size 3mm (US2)

Lynne:

Rob’s ribbed socks in Cascade Heritage on 2.5 mm (US1.5)

French Cancan by Mademoiselle C in Elsebeth Lavold Bambool on size 4.5 mm (US7)

Spinning:

Lynne has been spinning Milly and doing a great job!

Sue took out her Bosworth and will be spindling again with the aid of a Craftsy class.

Other Things:

KAL going on starting on May 1 to June 30, please see group thread for more details, there will be prizes, yarn, stitch markers and a bag from The Knotted Bag’s Diane and a Mashpee Shawlette by Tian knitdesigns.

Podcasts Sue has been watching:

StashLess, RetroLemon, Swordofaknitter, Just One More Row (audio), Stockinette Zombies, Down Cellar Studio Podcast, Twisted Stitches.