The Mighty FOs: NONE
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WIPs & Chains

Lynne:

Tapestry Socks out of Fiberrarium’s Conservatory Sock yarn in Funfetti on 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.


Sue:

Lumberjack Cardigan by Marzena Kołaczekout of Valley Yarns Superwash DK in Light Grey on size 3.5 and 4.0 mm (US 4-6) needles.

The Coloresque by Erin a.k.a ersiku test knit for Remade by Hand group out of Araucania Itata Solid in Lime Green, Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasure in Terrible Lizzard and Knittyandcolor Acoustic Sock in Olive on size 3.5 mm (US 4)

Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis out of scraps on size 2.25 mm needles.
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Knit Alongs happening

2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

3rd Quarter Continent is North America, knit a pattern by a Canadian designer you could win a special prize.

BBSC 2017

3rd Quarter is well underway, July 1st to September 30th.

PalKal 2017

Knit along that I am a sponsor of this year with a coupon code and prizes, Acutally Knitting Ravelry group.

Stash Dash finishes today
Stash Dash 2017
The KAL has started and you can find the rules and guidelines here.
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Flash the Stash

Sue:

The Black Cat Stitchery

Cross stitch pattern for Lynne’s wedding present, a beer related pattern for hubby.

Stitches

-Sock Blank The Great Pumpkin Patche and Christmas Lights Self Striping ball from Night Owl fibers.
-Fiberrarium Conservatory Sock Yarn in Funfetti
-Yarn Bowl from Pawley Designs
-Minnesota 52 book by Cori a.k.a. IrocKnits and Megan a.k.a. justrunknit
-My Fiber Project Journal
-Minion notebook from Lynne
-Tutankhamun The Book of Shawdows from The Armadillows Pillow used book store.
Joann’s a bunch of Fabric

Twist

-Artfil Grace in Orchid for a speckled sweater.
-4 O’Clock tea from Lynne Pineapple Coconut
-Soothing Caramel Bedtime tea from US

Online orders

-Voolenvine Yarns on the Nouveau base in Neptunia colorway.
-A Darn Good Yarn Monthly Club shipment

4 books for future review from Interweave

-Alterknit Stitch Dictionary
-Highland Knits by several different designers
-Continuous Crochet by Kristin Omdahl
-Rugged Knits by Andrea Rangel


Lynne:

-Wonder woman minis & other fun things from Knitasaurs

Stitches

-Fiberrarium Conservatory Sock Yarn in Funfetti

Twist

-Falkland fiber from Fibrez! (fibrez.com)
-2 minis from Dragon Strings
-5 minis from Yarn Indulgences
-2 soaps & lip balm from Apple Road Goat Milk Soaps (Wakefield)

Chez Marjolaine (local yarn store in St. Andre Avelin)
-2 skeins Bergere de France Luberon (65-35 sock) in “Eau Vive”
-2 skeins Bergere de France Goomy 50 (75-25 sock) in “Imprim Bleu”
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Giveaway

Night Owl Fibers Self Striping in the My Favorite Things colorway

Go to Rachel’s Yarn page on ravelry and pick out your fav colourway


Winner of our 5 year podiversary was chosen and announced in the thread
Contrats to Donna55, we are putting your special prize together.
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I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

WoolRidge Designs – 15% off until August 31, 2017 – TWOTANGLED15

The Tangled SkeinCA – 20% off until Sept 1st for the PalKal – PalKal2017

Gingersnapthat – 15 % off – until the end of the year – Tangled 15

Annie Purl – 15% off until the end of the year – Tangled15

Geektastic Fibers – 15% off until the end of the year – 2TANGLED

Frog Peak Creations – 15% off until end of year – 2Tangled2017

Bags by Awesome Grannie – 10% off, ongoing – 2TS10

SixMunchkinStitching – 10% off, ongoing – TWOTANGLED10

Episode 210: Happy 5 Year Podiversary!!

The Mighty FOs:

Lynne:

Baby Surprise Jacket by Elizabeth Zimmerman out of Borgo de’ Pazzi Magic Kette in the Plumes colorway on size 2.75mm (US 3) needles.


WIPs & Chains

Lynne:

Cowl Test knit for Sarah Lukes out of super bulky Bernat yarn on size 15 mm (US19) needles.

Turn Back Hat (test knit) by Brandi Miller out of The Tangled SkeinCA merino in Teal on size 2.75mm (US 2) and 3.25mm (US 3) needles.


Sue:

Lumberjack Cardigan by Marzena Kołaczek out of Valley Yarns Superwash DK in Light Grey on size 3.5 and 4.0 mm (US 4-6) needles.

OM Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of Cascade 220 in colorway 1946 gray and the next color is 1923 red on size 5.5 mm (US9) needles.

BB8 socks for Shawn out of Must Stash Yarns Perfect Sock Star Wars Limited Edition in the BB8 colorway on size 2.75 mm (US 2) needles.

Garter Rib Baby Blanket by Orange Flower Yarn out of Loops and Threads Colorwheel yarn in green and blue on size 4.5 mm (US7) needles.


Selma:

Flex by Heidi Kirrmaer in Katia Fanny knit on 5mm (US8) needles.

Happy Scrappy blanket crochet with 3mm hook
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Knit Alongs happening

2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL
3rd Quarter Continent is North America, knit a pattern by a Canadian designer you could win a special prize.

BBSC 2017
3rd Quarter is well underway, July 1st to September 30th.

PalKal 2017
Knit along that I am a sponsor of this year with a coupon code and prizes, Acutally Knitting Ravelry group.

Stash Dash 2017
The KAL has started and you can find the rules and guidelines here.


Flash the Stash

Sue:

Yarn for baby blanket Loops and Thread Colorwheel in Mid Green and Royal Blue.
Tilting Planet yarn in the Geologist colorway and some MoonRocks Minis.


Lynne:

2 skeins Bernat Mega Bulky in Radiant Orchid for a test knit.
Tilting Planet yarn in the Ocean in a Bucket colorway.
Wonder Woman bag from Sue by Gingersnapthat


Selma

Herbstblatt Regina Birch Silky Singles in Birkentinde
Notions pouch from Sue
Tilting Planet yarn in the Moonlit colorway
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I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

OpenSkies Yarn – 10% off until July 31, 2017 – Tangled10

WoolRidge Designs – 15% off until August 31, 2017 – TWOTANGLED15

The Tangled SkeinCA – 20% off until Sept 1st for the PalKal – PalKal2017

Gingersnapthat – 15 % off – until the end of the year – Tangled 15

Annie Purl – 15% off until the end of the year – Tangled15

Geektastic Fibers – 15% off until the end of the year – 2TANGLED

Frog Peak Creations – 15% off until end of year – 2Tangled2017

Bags by Awesome Grannie – 10% off, ongoing – 2TS10

SixMunchkinStitching – 10% off, ongoing – TWOTANGLED10

Episode 209: She Can Speak Really & Tangents!!

The Mighty FOs:

Lynne:

Afterthought Everything Socks by Erica Kempf Broughton out of unknown Regia for heels/toes/cuffs and Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams Sock in Luna for main on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.
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WIPs & Chains

Lynne:

Baby Surprise Jacket by Elizabeth Zimmerman out of Borgo de’ Pazzi Magic Kette in the Plumes colorway on size 3.75mm (US 5) needles.

Turn Back Hat (test knit) by Brandi Miller out of The Tangled Skein CA sw merino in Teal on size 2.75mm (US 2) and 3.25mm (US 3) needles.


Sue:

So Faded by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits) out of Three Irish Girls Glenhaven Cashmerino Fingering in the Fresh Earth colorway and Sun Valley Fibers in the Forest colorway, Violette Yarn Co. Coast Fingering in the Browns colorway in the on size 3 75 mm (US 5) needles.

Lumberjack Cardigan out of Valley Yarns Superwash DK in Light Grey on size 3.5 and 4.0 mm (US 4-6) needles.
OM Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of Cascade 220 in colorway 1946 gray and the next color is 1923 red on size 5.5 mm (US9) needles.

OM Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of Cascade 220 in colorway 1946 gray and the next color is 1923 red on size 5.5 mm (US9) needles. It is being knit as a commission for a friend and is a carbon copy of my friend Holly’s mullhol

BB8 socks for Shawn out of Must Stash Yarns Perfect Sock Star Wars Limited Edition in the BB8 colorway on size 2.75 mm (US 2) needles.

Afterthought Everything Socks by Erica Kempf Broughton out of Nomadic Yarns Twisty Sock in the Get Lucky colorway on size 2.25 mm (US 1) needles.
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Knit Alongs happening

2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

3rd Quarter Continent is North America, knit a pattern by a Canadian designer you could win a special prize.

BBSC 2017

3rd Quarter is well underway, July 1st to September 30th.

PalKal 2017

Knit along that I am a sponsor of this year with a coupon code and prizes, Acutally Knitting Ravelry group.

Stash Dash 2017

The KAL has started and you can find the rules and guidelines here.
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RavensWood Yarn Co. giveaway winner!!! You gotta watch, it could be you!!


July 27th is our 5 year podiversary and we will be doing a giveaway on the next episode, stay tuned as who knows what we will give away. We are going to really try to have Selma selmaknits on to celebrate since she has been with the podcast about a year now!
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On the Boob Tube

Smitten with Knitten with Katie a.k.a. MissKnitSea.
Knit for Brains with Laura a.k.a. lor903 and Alisha a.k.a.MissAlisha92 they will be at Stitches.
Knits and Kids with Jess a.k.a. Crochetproblems she will be at Stitches.
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Flash the Stash

Sue:

Order from Gingersnapthat who is Canadian, 2 skeins of Citrus martini  on her Puffy Fingering base.
Notions cases, markers and progress keepers added which some will be given away.

Patterns:

Shades of Merino Cotton by Lanagrossa
Are Ewe Knitting Me? by Melissa Kemmerer Designs
Incremento Shawl by Lisa R. Myers
5 Basic Shawl Shapes guide by Derya Davenport
Snowdrift Infinity Cowl by Kalurah Hudson
Veronika by Shannon Cook
Elysian Shawl by Christy Becker
Concentric Chevron Cowl by Skacel
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I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

OpenSkies Yarn – 10% off until July 31, 2017 – Tangled10

WoolRidge Designs – 15% off until August 31, 2017 – TWOTANGLED15

The Tangled SkeinCA – 20% off until Sept 1st for the PalKal – PalKal2017

Gingersnapthat – 15 % off – until the end of the year – Tangled 15

Annie Purl – 15% off until the end of the year – Tangled15

Geektastic Fibers – 15% off until the end of the year – 2TANGLED

Frog Peak Creations – 15% off until end of year – 2Tangled2017

Bags by Awesome Grannie – 10% off ongoing – 2TS10

SixMunchkinStitching – 10% off ongoing – TWOTANGLED10

Happy Knitting!

Episode 208: Short Cake!!

WIPs & Chains

Lynne:

HO Afterthought Everything Socks by Erica Kempf Broughton out of unknown Regia for heels/toes/cuffs and Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams Sock in Luna for main on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

Worsted Scrappy Baby Blanket, no pattern, knit on size 4.5mm (US 7) DPNs

Baby Surprise Jacket by Elizabeth Zimmerman out of Borgo de’ Pazzi Magic Kette in the Plumes colorway on size 2.75mm (US 3) needles.

Sue:

So Faded by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits) out of Three Irish Girls Glenhaven Cashmerino Fingering in the Fresh Earth colorway and Sun Valley Fibers in the Forest colorway on size 3 75 mm (US 5) needles.

Afterthought Everything Socks by Erica Kempf Broughton out of Nomadic Yarns Twisty Sock in the Get Lucky colorway on size 2.25 mm (US 1) needles.

Lumberjack Cardigan by Marzena Kołaczek knit out of Valley Yarns Superwash DK in Light Grey on size 3.5 and 4.0 mm (US 4-6)
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Knit Alongs happening

2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

Our 3rd Quarter Country is North America and if you knit a pattern by a Canadian designer we will be giving away a special prize. Check out the amazing finishes in the FO thread!

BBSC 2017

3rd Quarter starts on July 1st – show prize. Check out the amazing finishes in the FO thread!

PalKal 2017

Knit along that I am a sponsor of this year with a coupon code and prizes, for more info see our last episode or hop on over to the Actually Knitting Ravelry group.

Stash Dash 2017

The KAL has started and you can find the rules and guidelines here. Stash Dash will begin at 12:01am on May 26th and will run through 11:59pm August 20th
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Flash the Stash

Lynne:

Mini skein set from Gnome Acres
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I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

OpenSkies Yarn – 10% off until July 31, 2017 – Tangled10

WoolRidge Designs – 15% off until August 31, 2017 – TWOTANGLED15

The Tangled SkeinCA – 20% off until Sept 1st for the PalKal – PalKal2017

Gingersnapthat – 15 % off – until the end of the year – Tangled 15

Annie Purl – 15% off until the end of the year – Tangled15

Geektastic Fibers – 15% off until the end of the year – 2TANGLED

Frog Peak Creations – 15% off until end of year – 2Tangled2017

Bags by Awesome Grannie – 10% off, ongoing – 2TS10

SixMunchkinStitching – 10% off, ongoing – TWOTANGLED10

Happy Knitting, see you next week!!

Episode 2017: The One on a Sunday!!

Where we’re at:

We will be at Stitches Midwest which is August 3rd to 6th.

Twist Fiber Festival which is August 18th – 20th


The Mighty FOs:

Non to speak of!


WIPs & Chains

Lynne:

Afterthought Everything Socks by Erica Kempf Broughton out of unknown Regia for heels/toes/cuffs and Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams Sock in Luna for main on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

Baby Surprise Jacket by Elizabeth Zimmerman out of Borgo de’ Pazzi Magic Kette in the Plumes colorway on size (US )needles.

Sue:

So Faded by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits) out of Three Irish Girls Glenhaven Cashmerino Fingering in the Fresh Earth colorway and Sun Valley Fibers in the Forest colorway on size 3 75 mm (US 5) needles.

Afterthought Everything Socks by Erica Kempf Broughton out of Nomadic Yarns Twisty Sock in the Get Lucky colorway on size 2.25 mm (US 1) needles.

Fairyhill Shawl by Helen Stewart of Curious Handmade out of The Wool Barn Fairyhill colorway and Heavenly Fiber Plaitnum Sock in the Shepherd 815 Book colorway on size 4 mm (US 6) needles.


Knit Alongs happening

2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

Our 3rd Quarter Continent is North America

If you knit a pattern by a Canadian designer we will be giving away a special prize.

BBSC 2017

Our 3rd Quarter has started and there are some nice finishes already!

PalKal 2017

Knit along that I am a sponsor of this year with a coupon code and prizes, for more info see our last episode or hop on over to the Acutally Knitting Ravelry group.

Stash Dash 2017

The KAL has started and you can find the rules and guidelines here
Stash Dash will begin at 12:01am on May 26th and will run through 11:59pm August 20th


Prize Winners: Watch to see if you won any of these prizes!!

Travel The World by Design KAL 2nd quarter prize.

BBSB 2nd quarter prize.

Open Skies Yarn.


NEW Giveaway

RavensWood Fibre Co. sock yarn, 80/20 Merino Nylon in the Fancy Feet colorway.

Rules: Member, one post, no chatter and draw will take place in 2 weeks.

Question: Show us your Fancy Feet, favorite socks on your feet!


Shop News

The Tangled SkeinCA will have a shop update on Sunday July 9th @ 7 pm EST.


Flash the Stash

Lynne:

Dunklegrun contest winner.
RavensWood Fibre Co. sock yarn, 80/20 Merino Nylon.

Sue:

KnitScene Fall Edition for which I want to knit ALL the sweaters.
RavensWood Fibre Co. sock yarn, 80/20 Merino Nylon in the Toasted Almond colorway.


I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

WoolRidge Designs – 15% off until August 31, 2017 – TWOTANGLED15

The Tangled Skein CA – 20% off until Sept 1st for the PalKal – PalKal2017

Gingersnapthat – 15 % off – until the end of the year – Tangled 15

Annie Purl – 15% off until the end of the year – Tangled15

Geektastic Fibers – 15% off until the end of the year – 2TANGLED

Frog Peak Creations – 10% off until end of year – 2T2017

Bags by Awesome Grannie – 10% off, ongoing – 2TS10

SixMunchkinStitching – 10% off, ongoing – TWOTANGLED10

Announcement: We will only be podcasting every two weeks for the summer, to give us time to enjoy it with our families.

Where we’re at: We will be at Stitches Midwest which is August 3rd to 6th.
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The Mighty FOs

Non to speak of!

WIPs & Chains

Lynne:

Afterthought Everything Socks by Erica Kempf Broughton out of unknown Regia for heels/toes/cuffs and Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams Sock in Luna for main on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

Worsted Scrappy Baby Blanket, no pattern, knit on size 4.5mm (US 7) DPNs


Sue:

So Faded by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits) out of Three Irish Girls Glenhaven Cashmerino Fingering in the Fresh Earth colorway and Sun Valley Fibers in the Forest colorway on size 3 75 mm (US 5) needles.

Afterthought Everything Socks by Erica Kempf Broughton out of Nomadic Yarns Twisty Sock in the Get Lucky colorway on size 2.25 mm (US 1) needles.

Lumberjack Cardigan by Marzena Kołaczek out of Valley Yarns Superwash DK in Light Grey on size 3.5 and 4.0 mm (US 4-6)


Knit Alongs happening

2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

Our 2nd Quarter Country – EUROPE is ending on June 30th and the prize will be drawn on July 8th.

Our 3rd Quarter Country is North America and you can look here for ideas.

SPECIAL PRIZE DRAW: If you knit a pattern by a Canadian designer we will be giving away a special prize.


BBSC 2017

2nd Quarter April-June ends on June 30th and the prize will be drawn on July 8th.

3rd Quarter starts on July 1st – show prize.


PalKal 2017

Knit along that I am a sponsor of this year with a coupon code and prizes, for more info see our last episode or hop on over to the Acutally Knitting Ravelry group.


Stash Dash 2017

The KAL has started and you can find the rules and guidelines here
Stash Dash will begin at 12:01am on May 26th and will run through 11:59pm August 20th.
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On the Boob Tube

Little Big Knits with Selma, congratulations on episode 1 which was pretty amazing!
Selma’s Knits (also with Selma LOL)
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Flash the Stash

Lynne:

Project bag, minis and goodies from Mandy.

Magic Kettle Superwash Wool in the Plumes colorway from Tonya.

Project bag, random goodies and mini from Tonya.

Sue:

Swap package from Brenda from the Bookish Stitcher shortie sock swap.

Gift bag from Tonya, congratulations on your nuptials you were a gorgeous bride.

Yarn from Michaels for a baby blanket for my nephews second boy that is due in Nov.

Order from Jeanette of Open Skies yarns, along with a giveaway that will be post in the group.

Mini Skein Knits by Lark Crafts – 25 Knitting Patterns Using Small Skeins and Leftovers.
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I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

Emerald Fibers15% off until June 30th 2017 – TANGLED15
Woolridge Designs15% off until August 31, 2017 – TWOTANGLED15
The Tangled Skein CA20% off until Sept 1st for the PalKal – PalKal2017
Annie Purl15% off until the end of the year – Tangled15
Geektastic Fibers15% off until the end of the year – 2TANGLED
Frog Peak Creations10% off until end of year – 2T2017
Bags by Awesome Grannie10% off ongoing – 2TS10
SixMunchkinStitching10% off ongoing – TWOTANGLED10

Episode 205: Happy WWKIP Day!!

The Mighty FOs:

Sue:

Owl to Egg Reversable Toy by Susan B. Anderson out of TLC Essentials Solid in Teal and Yellow, safety eyes from Knit picks knit on size 3 mm (US 5) needles. Gift for a coworker’s daughter.

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WIPs & Chains

Lynne:

Afterthought Everything Socks by Erica Kempf Broughton out of unknown Regia for heels/toes/cuffs and Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams Sock in Luna for main on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

Worsted Scrappy Baby Blanket, no pattern, knit on size 4.5mm (US 7) DPNs

Matchy-matchy blanket, Pattern is Ruby Hexagon Blanket by Nova Seals, out of Knit Picks Brava Worsted in Freesia, Marina, Tranquil and Dove Heather on a 4.0mm (G) hook.


Sue:

Test knit Atmen Shawl by Shannon Cook out of KP Swish DK, Blad DyeWorks Classic DK Merino and Wooly Wonka DK with Silk on size 4.5 mm (US 7) needles.

So Faded by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits) out of Three Irish Girls Glenhaven Cashmerino Fingering in the Fresh Earth colorway and Sun Valley Fibers in the Forest colorway on size 3 75 mm (US 5) needles.

Afterthought Everything Socks by Erica Kempf Broughton out of Nomadic Yarns Twisty Sock in the Get Lucky colorway on size 2.25 mm (US 1) needles.


2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

Our 2nd Quarter Country – EUROPE

BBSC 2017

2nd Quarter April-June


Knit Alongs happening

PalKal 2017

The KAL has started and ACTuallyKNITting Michelle of Actually Knitting audio podcast hosts this every year and this is year 3.

Knit along that I am a sponsor of this year!! The coupon code for 20% off in my shop here with no restrictions is PalKal 2017

PalKal is an annual knit or crochet along that encourages Actually Knitting listeners to show support for their favorite podcasts by completing projects using the products of those talented podcasters.

Whether you are a designer, yarn/fiber dyer, project bag maker or underwater basket weaver!!

The official start date of the KAL is June 1, 2017 and the KAL will end on September 1, 2017.

Stash Dash 2017

The KAL has started and you can find the rules and guidelines here

Stash Dash will begin at 12:01am on May 26th and will run through 11:59pm August 20th

Stash Dash is a virtual dash to use up stash and/or finish some WIPs. Crafts included in stash dash are knitting, spinning, crochet, tatting, loom knitting, machine knitting and weaving.

This year we will have 1K, 3K, 5K, 7k, 10k and 15K levels. This chatter thread is the perfect place to keep track of your progress, chit chat about goals, and complement each other on your lovely crafting!


Flash the Stash

Lynne:

From Dana wieberike

Rosy Green Wool’s Cheeky Merino Joy in “Garden Pond”
Hollyberry Designs fingering (100% SW Merino) in “Flight”
Handspun from Deb at Fondant Fibres

Stitchmarker from JB

Sue:

Bag from Kate that I ordered from her shop Hawthorne Cottage Crafts on Etsy

Gift from Dana wieberike

2 skeins of Hazel Knits in the Druid colorway,
1 skein of La Fee Fil in the Dans la Foret de Broceliande and a cute button.

From Selma selmaknits

A pair of gloves from Italy, amazing chocolates and a gorgeous linen tea towel.

YOTM that I ordered from The Cozy Knitter in the Neapolitan colorway.

Patters from amazing Ravelry friends Thank you all so much!!

Brownie’s Sock Recipe by Brownie Knits from Brandi eatmyyarns
Onward by Shannon Cook from Sarah TrueCanuckGirl
Shaelyn by Leila Raabe from Holly mullhol
Interrupting Cow Socks by Laura Linneman (LaLa) from Cathy CathyA
Laylow by Shannon Cook from Kate. ARunnerBean


I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

Emerald Fibers – 15% off until June 30th 2017 – TANGLED15
Woolridge Designs – 15% off until August 31, 2017 – TWOTANGLED15

The Tangled SkeinCA – 20% off until September 1, 2017 – PalKal2017

Annie Purl – 15% off until the end of the year – Tangled15
Geektastic Fibers – 15% off until the end of the year – 2TANGLED
Frog Peak Creations – 10% off until end of year – 2T2017
Bags by Awesome Grannie – 10% off ongoing – 2TS10
SixMunchkinStitching – 10% off, ongoing – TWOTANGLED10

Happy Crafting!!

Episode 204: Take Two – A Bit Choppy!

 

 

Sorry for poor quality, we accidentally used the laptop camera while using Movie Maker to record because our camera software went crazy on the laptop.

WIPs & Chains

Afterthought Everything Socks by Erica Kempf Broughton out of unknown Regia for heels/toes/cuffs and Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams Sock in Luna for main on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

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


Sue:

Test knit Atmen Shawl by Shannon Cook out of KP Swish DK, Blad DyeWorks Classic DK Merino and Wooly Wonka DK with Silk on size 4.5 mm (US 7) needles.

Fairyhill Shawl by Helen Stewart of Curious Handmade out of The Wool Barn Fairyhill colorway and Heavenly Fiber Plaitnum Sock in the Shepherd 815 Book colorway on size 4 mm (US 6) needles.

So Faded by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits) out of Three Irish Girls Glenhaven Cashmerino Fingering in the Fresh Earth colorway on size 3 75 mm (US 5) needles.


2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

Our 2nd Quarter Country – EUROPE

BBSC 2017

2nd Quarter April-June
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Flash the Stash

Lynne: Nomadic Yarns in the Molly Weasley Colorway which has
Gold, Pumpkin Orange, Pink, Dark Brown, Deep Purple, Sage Green.

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Sue: Early Birthday Gift from Lynne
Nomadic Yarns in the Get Lucky Colorway which has
Gold, Chartreuse, Kelly Green, Clover Mint Green, Black Stripes

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I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

Emerald Fibers – 15% off until June 30th 2017 – TANGLED15
Woolridge Designs – 15% off until August 31, 2017 – TWOTANGLED15
Annie Purl – 15% off until the end of the year – Tangled15
Geektastic Fibers – 15% off until the end of the year – 2TANGLED
Frog Peak Creations – 10% off until end of year – 2T2017
Bags by Awesome Grannie – 10% off, ongoing – 2TS10
SixMunchkinStitching – 10% off, ongoing – TWOTANGLED10

Episode 203: A Wee Bit of Rambling!!

The Mighty FOs:

Lynne:

Baby Cardigan Zig Zag Lace (test knit) by Cheryl Wartman (CAW Designs) out of Patons Decor in Sand Castle, and Patons Canadiana in Timber on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.
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WIPs & Chains

Lynne:

Find Your Fade # 2 by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits) out of Oasis Yarn Aussi Sock (no colorway), Opal’s Vincent Van Gogh line in “Starry Night”, and Bernat Sox Multi in “Faded Denim” on size 3.75 mm (US 5) needles.

Worsted Scrappy Baby Blanket, no pattern, knit on size 4.5mm (US 7) DPNs.

Lightning Strikes Twice scarf by Teresa Seasons (Test knit) in Phentex Worsted “Marrakech Ombre” on size 5mm (US 8) needles.


Sue:

Test knit Atmen Shawl by Shannon Cook out of KP Swish DK, Bladdyworks Classic DK Merino and Wooly Wonka DK with Silk on size 4.5 mm (US 7) needles.

Fairyhill Shawl by Helen Stewart of Curious Handmade out of The Wool Barn Fairyhill colorway and Heavenly Fiber Plaitnum Sock in the Shepherd 815 Book colorway on size 4 mm (US 6) needles.

Gemini by Jane Richmond out of Estelle Yarns South Pacific in colors 911 grey and 931 blue on size 4 mm (US 6) needles.

So Faded by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits) out of Three Irish Girls Glenhaven Cashmerino Fingering in the Fresh Earth colorway on size 3 75 mm (US 5) needles.


On the Boob Tube (video podcasts)

Sue:

Girls in the Yarn Café with Trysten a.k.a. DragonHoardYarn and Christy a.k.a. yarncafecreations

The Defiant Knitter with Shelby a.k.a. yesthatshelby who is back with a new podcast after life happened.

IntuitKnits with Lori a.k.a. intuitknit

Sam a.k.a. handmemyknitting from Hand Me my Knitting Podcast still has her Melanie Berg KAL going on until the end of June.
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2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

Our 2nd Quarter Country – EUROPE

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2nd Quarter April-June
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On the Shelf – A book review:

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Heart on my Sleeve: Knit with Care by several designers in support of the Against Malaria Foundation
Heart on my Sleeve is a book of 8 sweater patterns, sized baby to big, from 9 different designers.

Designs have been donated by:

Shannon Cook
Romi Hill
Bristol Ivy
Tanis Lavallée
Joji Locatelli
Alexa Ludeman
Jane Richmond
Ysolda Teague
Alexa Ludeman and Emily Wessel of Tin Can Knits.

The project and e-book were coordinated by Tin Can Knits. When you buy the e-book, $16.80 of the $18 USD purchase price goes to the Against Malaria Foundation ($1.20 is made up of Paypal and Ravelry fees).

If the e-book price is beyond your budget, please send us an email at heartonmysleeveknits@gmail.com

Conversely, if our contribution has inspired you to give more, we encourage you to donate directly here.
The e-book will be available for 1 year only, get it now and join our KAL!

For more information, or to donate, check out the Against Malaria Fund here.


Flash the Stash

Sue:

Mug from Rememberance Pottery Pumpkin Spice
Bag from Ramona a.k.a. ramonafirehorse
Lace yarn in the Milles Feuilles colorway from RedSockBlueSockYarn for trouble I had with a skein of sock yarn. Very impressed with the level of customer service.
RedSockBlueSockYarn sock kit in the Spring Fling colorway and Dark Teal and Grey Gradient Adventures kit
Yarn from Ravens Wood Fibre co. A skein for each of us and one to giveaway.

Gifted Patterns:

Salt by Sylvia McFadden
Hephzibah Shawl by Janine McCarty
So Faded by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits)
Emelyn Mae Shawl by Jennifer Lassonde


Shawl Giveaways!!

Emelyn Mae Shawl by Jennifer Lassonde a.k.a. BostonJen

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Patronus Shawl by Madeleine Windsor a.k.a. madeleinewindsor

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What you need to do for a chance to win:

Please post a picture of the yarn you would use for either of these two shawls.

We want yarn candy so show us all the yarns.

Rules:

Must be a member
One post per person
No chatter please


I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

Woolridge Designs15% off until August 31, 2017 – TWOTANGLED15
Annie Purl15% off until the end of the year – Tangled15
Geektastic Fibers15% off until the end of the year – 2TANGLED
Frog Peak Creations10% off until end of year – 2T2017
Bags by Awesome Grannie10% off, ongoing – 2TS10
SixMunchkinStitching10% off, ongoing – TWOTANGLED10

Episode 201: Lost in the Fade

 

The Mighty FOs

Lynne:

Find Your Fade by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits) out of The Cyborg’s Craft Room Assparkilate in “Soulless”, Cattail Knits Brucey Sock Silver in “Stunning Sookie”, Lady Purl Sock in “For Amy”, Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasures in “Harvest King”, Voolenvine Footsie base in “Beach Bum”, Knit Picks Hawthorn in “Ladd’s Addition”, and Three Irish Girls Adorn Sock in “The Giving Tree” on size 3.75mm (US 5) needles.

Selma:

Hermione, are you there? socks:Hermione’s everyday socks by Erica Leuder in Bergère de France Goomy 50 Imprim Prune knit on 2.25 mm (US 1) needles.

Deco by Kate Davies knit in Jo Sharp Alpaca Kid Lustre on 3.5 mm (US 2) needles.


WIPs & Chains

Sue:

Test knit Atmen Shawl by Shannon Cook out of KP Swish DK, Bladdyworks Classic DK Merino and Wooly Wonka DK with Silk on size 4.5 mm (US 7) needles.

BB8 socks for Shawn using my standard pattern from Kate Atherly Basic Ribbed Sock out of Must Stash Yarns Perfect Sock Star Wars Limited Edition in the BB8 colorway on size 2.75 mm (US 2) needles.

The Shawl Society II Fairyhill Shawl by Helen Stewart of Curious Handmade out of The Wool Barn Fairyhill colorway and Heavenly Fiber Platinum Sock in the Shepherd 815 Book colorway.

Lynne:

Afterthought Everything Socks by Erica Kempf Broughton out of unknown Regia for heels/toes/cuffs and Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams Sock in Luna for main on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

Baby Cardigan Zig Zag Lace (test knit) by Cheryl Wartman (CAW Designs) out of Patons Decor in Sand Castle, and Patons Canadiana in Timber on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

Selma:

Curiously Mauve: Summertide by Helen Stewart knit with periwinkle Sheep in the Stones Dancing in the Fog colourway on 4 mm (US 6) needles.


On the Boob Tube!

New to Sue:

Shara Made Podcast with Shara a.k.a. SharaMade on Ravelry.

Podcasts she cannot wait to have new episodes:

Kingfisher Knits Podcast with Madeleine a.k.a. madeleinewindsor on Ravelry.
Wooly Woolverine Podcast with Laura a.k.a. Woolvereen, she is an absolute delight to watch.
Knitterarium with Ruth a.k.a. Celtic-Knits on Ravelry – Having her first giveaway on her latest.
Hand Me My Knitting with Sam a.k.a. handmemyknitting on Ravelry.


2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

Our 2nd Quarter Country – EUROPE

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2nd Quarter April-June


Flash the Stash

Sue:

ZigZag Stitches large box bag, thanks Catherine for sending the Frolic to me!!
Package from intuitknit thanks so much for brightening my day!!
Trim Healthy Mama sent me a gorgeous water bottle and an awesome body spray (as a cheer me up) You can find their e-books here! And the hard copies here although I got mine via Chapters.ca
The Cozy Knitter in Gingerbread and Friends 4 Life (purchased before Frolic)
Signed up for The Cozy Knitter YOTM Club!!

Selma:

5 X Rowan Felted Tweed (DK) in Celadon
1 X The Blue Brick Killarney Sock in Seafoam
1 X Hedgehog Fibres Twist Sock in Urchin
1 X Country cottage yarn (I have to check this one) Qiviut Cashmere
1 X Voolenvine Yarns Nouveau base in Tea leaves
Juniper by Veera Valimaki
Tea Leaves by Lotta Groeger
Patronus Shawl by Madeleine Windsor (plus two baby patterns)
Package from Tilly Trout


I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

Short Term Coupon codes:

The Tangled SkeinCA – 15% off until May 13 – SPRINGFEVER15
Woolridge Designs15% off until August 31, 2017 – TWOTANGLED15

Long term coupon codes:

Annie Purl15% off until the end of the year – Tangled15
Geektastic Fibers15% off until the end of the year – 2TANGLED
Frog Peak Creations10% off until end of year – 2T2017
Bags by Awesome Grannie10% off, ongoing – 2TS10
SixMunchkinStitching10% off, ongoing – TWOTANGLED10


That’s all, folks! Have a fantastic week!