Episode 171: Pirates don’t like cupcakes

 

The Mighty FOs

No FOs for you!


WIPs & Chains

Lynne:

Ruby Hexagon Blanket by Nova Seals out of Knit Picks Brava Worsted in the Tranquil, Marina, Freesia and Dove Grey Heather colorways on a G (4mm) hook.

Sue:

Pirate Socks (plain vanilla socks based on the Basic Ribbed Socks by Kate Atherley) out of Pirates Yarrrn Standard Sock in the “Pirates Love Rainbows” colorway on size 2.25mm (US 1) needles.

Marco Polo by Ela Torrente out of Cascade 220 Superwash Sport in Brown, Cream and Burnt Orange on size 4.5mm (US 7) and 4mm (US 6) needles.


Canada KAL

#CanadaKAL2016 on Instagram!

Don’t forget to check out the coupon code thread! So many great deals to be had!


Flash the Stash!

Sue and Lynne:

Dale Garn Eco Baby Wool in Sand (Lynne) and Spring Green (Sue) from our friend Stefanie at Stitchcraft Marketing!
Off-brand Wonder Clips


I’m Broke, Save Me Money!

Bags by Awesome Grannie – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – 2TS10
SixMunchkinStitching – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – TWOTANGLED10
The Tangled Skein CA – coupon code for 20% off, expires September 30 – CANADAKAL20


Have a great week, and happy crafting!

Episode 169: They make you wanna Dance Dance Dance!!!

The Mighty FOs!

Selma:

Carrie Shawl by Megan Sanders in Log house cottage yarns – no colourway on 4mm (US 6).

Wearing: Strafford Tee by Amy Christoffers out of Elsebeth Lavold Hempathy in the Lime Green Colourway knit on size 3.5 mm (US 4) and 3.25 mm (US 3)
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WIPs & Chains

Selma:

I Heart Bees by Vanessa Townsly in Fondant Fibres on 2.25 mm (US 1).

Disco Socks in Julianna’s fibres Lucid Dreams in Rewind on 2.25 mm (US 1).

Kallara by Ambah O’Brian in Queensborough Farm Alpacas Alpaca Socks in Denim and Seattle SKy Dyeworks Mismated in Fairy Frost on 4 mm (US 6).

Sue:

Boba Fett socks for hubby using FLK heel out of Boba Fett yarn from Ewe Who Knits Fairy Tree sock yarn in the Boba Fett colorway on size 2.75 mm (US 2) needles.

Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis on size 2.25 mm (US1).

Marco Polo by Ela Torrente out of Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash Sport in cream, brown and burnt orange on size 4.5 mm (US7) needles.

Lynne:

Ruby Hexagon Blanket by Nova Seals out of Knit Picks Brava Worsted on size 4mm hook (G)
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Canada KAL: #CanadaKAL2016 on Instagram!

Don’t forget to check out the coupon code thread, so many great deals to be had.


Flash the Stash!

Selma:

Fondant Fibres Hannah Lace in Jasmine Scented Evening

Bag Swap package

Podcaster’s Swap package (from Bookish Stitcher)

Casual wear ad Bags by Yoko Saito

Skirt a la carte by Machiko Kayaki

Sue:

Selma surprised both Lynne and I with a skein of Pirate Yarn in the Pirates Love Rainbows, Thanks so muchselmaknits

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Christmas in July Podcaster Swap from Merry a.k.a. snipinfool and Robyn a.k.a. Teenybutton

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Robyn sent along a skein for a giveaway!!

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GIVEAWAYS!!!:

4 year Podaversary winner #20 Lisaj74 Lisa from Fort McMurray, Alberta.

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Riley Rose Shawl winner #2 Dutchgirl63 Monique from Vallican, BC.

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Evil Isn’t Born, It’s Made #12 YarnTaxiDriver Jan from Watertown, CT.

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On The Boob Tube or Audio Waves (Podcasts mentioned):

Sue’s Fav Audio Podcasts:

The Knitmore Girls with Jasmine a.k.a. cuteknitter and Gigi a.k.a. gigidahling This one is on the top of my list weekly.

Curious Handmade with Helen a.k.a. HellsBells.

Down Cellar Studio with Jen a.k.a. BostonJen.

Knitting Pipeline with Paula a.k.a. PrairiePiper see you next week!!

Prairie Girls Knit and Spin with Danie a.k.a. PrairieGirlDanie and Susie a.k.a. prairiegirlsusie
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Where we’re at!!:

Stitches Midwest:

August 3rd to 7th, our countdown has begun and we leave in 3 days but who is counting!!

Lynne and I will be there and at the podcaster meet-up on Saturday August 6th from 12:30 pm to 2 pm,
and we changed the time so that those who have classes can attend.

We have chosen a spot to meet-up, at the top of the escalators by the Market entrance.
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I’m broke, save me money!!

Bags by Awesome Grannie – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – 2TS10

Sixmunchkin Stitching – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – TWOTANGLED10

The Tangled SkeinCA – coupon code for Canada KAL for 20% off – CANADAKAL20 expires September 30th.

NOTE: If you want to provide us with a coupon code for your shop, please pm one of us!
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Stitch Talk:

Sue:

Sue made a poncho for her daughter that is all the rage now and way over priced.

Selma:

Selma showed some new bags that will be going into an update on the weekend.
Purchased a new pattern Akita that she bought a beautiful blue fabric for.
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Happy Crafting!!

Episode 168: Slow Burn Silly

 

 

(sorry, no captions this week, not feeling well.)


The Mighty FOs

The Abigale Shawl by Rachel Paulsel out of Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasures in Ash on my Tongue, on size 4 mm (US 6) needles.


WIPs & Chains

Sue:

Plume by Lisa Mutch out of Julie Asselin Leizu Sock in the Birch and Ancient Arts Yarn in the Inuit on size 4.0 mm (US 6) needles.

Boba Fett socks for hubby using FLK heel out of Boba Fett yarn from Ewe Who Knits Fairy Tree sock yarn in the Boba Fett colorway on size 2.75 mm (US 2) needles.

Riley Rose by Jennifer Lassonde out of Three Irish Girls Adorn Sock in the Art Deco colourway on size 4.0 mm (US 6) needles. Other colours will be Thee Irish Girls Adorn Sock in Driftwood and KnittyandColor Acoustic Sock in Fauna.

Lynne:

Ruby Hexagon Blanket by Nova Seals out of Knit Picks Brava Worsted on size 4mm hook (G).

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.

Hitchhiker by Martina Behm out of My Colour Wheelhouse Everyday Socks in the Arctic Kiwi colorway on size 3mm (US 2.5) needles.


Knitting Right Along

Canada KAL:

#CanadaKAL2016 on Instagram!
Don’t forget to check out the coupon code thread, so many great deals to be had!

Lisa Along KAL:

Hosted by Knitting at Tiffany’s podcast with Tiffany (CraftT) and Aryn (ceraphina) (Bling Your String shop owner)


Flash the Stash!

Lynne:

Log House Cottage Squishy Sock in “The Music Bleeds to Color”

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Sue: From Michaels

-Agenda, has a cover that is to be coloured, and got markers.
-4 fat quarters
-Beads to make stitch markers
-Cards
-Green notebook
-Stickers


On The Boob Tube or Audio Waves (Podcasts mentioned):

Sue’s Fav Podcasts:

The Knitting Type with Sarah (Kirby) a.k.a. TheKnittingType
The Catt Lady Podcast with Andrea a.k.a. TheCATTLady
The Uncreative Crafter with Jen a.k.a. StormCoast
After Hours Knitting
Sarah a.k.a. True Canuck Girl
Tonya a.k.a. Celestya22
Brandi a.k.a eatmyarns
Amanda a.k.a. littlepanda518
Mandypinecone Crafts Podcasts with Mandy a.k.a. mandpinecone
The Gay Knitters Podcast with Michael a.k.a. YellowZx5
Serenova Crafts Podcast with Jessica a.k.a. Serenova
Bookish Stitcher Podcast Jeanette a.k.a. BookishStitcher
KnerdGirl Knits with Kris a.k.a. Geknitics and Kaity a.k.a KnottyKnerd
YarnGasm Podcast with Kristin a.k.a. voolenvine
Wool Gathering Collective with Meredith a.k.a. mereoshop


Where we’re at!

Stitches Midwest:

We will be there and at the podcaster meet-up on Saturday August 6th from 1 pm to 2 pm.
We are still working on the location and if you see us please stop and say hi!


Save Your Dollars

Bags by Awesome Grannie – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – 2TS10
SixmunchkinStitching – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – TWOTANGLED10
The Tangled Skein CA – coupon code for Canada KAL for 20% off – CANADAKAL20 expires July 31st.

NOTE: If you want to provide us with a coupon code for your shop, please pm one of us!


Shopaholics!

Frog Peak Creations: just opened her store last night and she has some amazing yarns and bags, as well as the triangle bags that Selma showed a couple weeks ago.

Rabbit Ribbit Lamb: Beautiful stitch markers!!! Go check them out🙂

Annie Purl: Oh, the bags!!!! Oh, the stitch markers!!!! Annie has some really beautiful stuff that she makes at her home in Milwaukee, WI!

Happy crafting everyone!!

Episode 167: Not 166!!

 

No FOs for you! timestamp 02:17


WIPs & Chains timestamp 02:31

Lynne:

Ruby Hexagon Blanket by Nova Seals out of Knit Picks Brava Worsted in the Tranquil, Marina, Freesia and Dove Heather colorways on size 4mm hook (G).

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

HitchHiker by Martina Behm out of My Colour Wheelhouse Everyday Socks in the Arctic Kiwi colorway on size 3mm (US 2.5) needles.

Sue:

Plume by Lisa Mutch out of Julie Asselin Leizu Fingering in the Birch colorway and Ancient Arts Fingering Sock in the Inuit Art colorway on size 4mm (US 6) needles.

Boba Fett socks for hubby using FLK heel out of Boba Fett yarn from Ewe Who Knits Fairy Tree sock yarn in the Boba Fett colorway on size 2.75 mm (US 2) needles.

Stockholm by J. Crawford knittedblissjc out of Misty Mountain Farm Prime Alpaca in Brown on size 6mm (US 10) needles. (mentioned stitch markers from MekaMika on Etsy!)


Canada KAL: timestamp 22:05

#CanadaKAL2016 on Instagram!

Don’t forget to check out the coupon code thread, so many great deals to be had.

Lisa Along KAL:

Hosted by Knitting at Tiffany’s podcast with Tiffany a.k.a. CraftT and Aryn a.k.a. ceraphina (Bling Your Stringshop owner)


Flash the Stash! timestamp 23:08

Sue:

Birthday gift from Jeanette of the BookishStitcher podcast
A bunch of patterns
Triangle pattern weights from a friend
OTT Lites


On The Boob Tube or Audio Waves (Podcasts mentioned) timestamp 32:02

Knitting at Tiffany’s with Tiffany a.k.a. CraftT and Aryn a.k.a. ceraphina.


Stitches Midwest timestamp 32:15

Lynne and Sue will be there and at the podcaster meet-up which is still in the works. If you see us please stop and say hi! In the meantime, you can visit the Stitches Midwest group to stay up-to-date on everything that’s going on!


Save Your Dollars timestamp 33:18

Bags by Awesome Grannie – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – 2TS10
SixmunchkinStitching – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – TWOTANGLED10
The Tangled SkeinCA – coupon code for Canada KAL for 20% off – CANADAKAL20 expires July 31st.

NOTE: If you want to provide us with a coupon code for your shop, please pm one of us!


Have a great week, and happy crafting!

Episode 166: Selma’s got swag!!

 

The Mighty FOs!

Selma:

Groovy Socks knit in Scrumptious Purl in the Driftwood colourway, knit on 2.25 mm (US1) needles. This pattern is no longer available on Ravelry but you can find it on the Way Back machine here.


WIPs & Chains

Sue:

Harvest Grain Socks by Yochanna Designs, Jessica Serenova out of Spartikus Dyes Will and Grace base in the Puppy Love colorway on size 2.25 mm (US1) needles.

Shirestones Hat Test Knit by Mina Philipp (mina86) out of Berroco Ultra Alpaca in the Green Heather on size 4 mm (US 6) needles.

OM Shawl by Drea Renee Knits out of Patons Classic Wool in Black (226), Dark Grey Mix (225), Aran (202), Mercury (77044) on size 6.0mm (US10) needles.

Stockholm by J. Crawfrod knittedblissjc out of Misty Mountain Farm Prime Alpaca in Brown on size 6.0mm (US10) needles.

Selma:

I Heart Bees by Vanessa Townley out of Fondant Fibre Yorkshire’s Finest BFL Sock in the vallum hadriani colorway.

Carrie Shawl by Megan Sanders, knit in Log House Cottage Yarns and knit on 4mm (US6) needles.

Construction Zone by Heidi Kirrmaier out of Katia Fanny in Blue.

Lynne:

Ruby Hexagon Blanket by Nova Seals out of Knit Picks Brava Worsted on size 4mm hook G)


Canada KAL: Is in full swing!!!

Hashtag# CanadaKAL2016 on Instagram!

Don’t forget to check out the coupon code thread, so many great deals to be had.


Flash the Stash!

Selma:

Two tea towels crocheted by a friend
Book by Anna graham of Noodlehead and
Making No. 1 Flora

Sue:

Making No. 1 Flora by Madder and Never Not Knitting’s Alana Dakos

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A bunch of patterns

The Shawl Society’s second published pattern Amulet Shawl by HellsBells Helen Stewart of Curious Handmade.

R&R Hoodie by Tanis Lavallee.

Mirabell by Stephanie Pelkmann.

Profusion by Karen MaCall.

True Friend by Veera Valimaki.

Pinwheel Scrap Blanket by mina86 Mina Philipp

Gratitude by Deborah Frank.

Mary Ann Dishcloth by Emma Fassio.

Montjoi Shawl by Martina Sommer.

O Canada Mittens by Vicky Taylor-Hood.

GG by Carolyn Macpherson.


On The Boob Tube or Audio Waves (Podcasts mentioned)

The Wool Gathering Collective with Meredith mereoshop who is now doing the podcast solo and doing a great job!

The Knitting Type with Sara TheKnittingType

These two ladies are celebrating 6 years of podcasting!!! CONGRATS LADIES!!!!

Paula PrairiePiper of Knitting Pipeline (Audio) and Kristin voolenvine of Yarngasm Podcast are both celebrating their 6th year podcasting.


Save Your Dollars

Bags by Awesome Grannie – ongoing coupon code for 10% off2TS10

SixmunchkinStitching – ongoing coupon code for 10% offTWOTANGLED10

The Tangled SkeinCA – coupon code for Canada KAL for 20% off until July 31st– CANADAKAL20

Happy Crafting!

Episode 165: Canada KAL/CAL Launch!!!

Sorry (not really) Selma123, I couldn’t NOT use this frame!!!

The Mighty FOs!

Selma:

Wearing: Eeek by Ankestrick knit in Sandnes Garn Mandarin Petit and Sirdar Pure Cotton 4ply knit on 3mm needles.

Meadow Beauty by Sachiko Uemura in Orange Flower yarns Lyra in the Opal colourway knit on 3.5mm (US 4) needles.

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WIPs & Chains

Sue:

Shirestones Hat Test Knit by Mina Philipp (mina86) out of Berroco Ultra Alpaca in the Green Heather on size 4 mm (US 6) needles.

Riley Rose Shawl Test knit for BostonJen out of Three Irish Girls Adorn Sock in Driftwood and Art Deco, Knittyandcolor in Fauna colorway on size 4.0mm (US6) needles.

OM Shawl by Drea Renee Knits out of Patons Classic Wool in Black (226), Dark Grey Mix (225), Aran (202), Mercury (77044) on size 6.0mm (US10) needles.

Stockholm by J. Crawfrod knittedblissjc out of Misty Mountain Farm Prime Alpaca in Brown on size 6.0mm (US10)

Selma:

Socks for a friend in Skein yarn in the woodsmoke colourway, knit on 2.25mm (US 1) needles.

Groovy Socks knit in Scrumptious Purl in the Driftwood colourway, knit on 2.25mm (US 1) needles.

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Carrie Shawl by Megan Sanders, knit in Log House Cottage Yarns and knit on 4mm

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Canada KAL: Is in full swing!!!

#CanadaKAL2016 on Instagram!

Don’t forget to check out the coupon code thread, so many great deals to be had.


Stitch Talk

Selma:

Fabric galore…. bags on the way ( a few almost finished ones to show)

Sue:

Shop update went live last Sunday, still plenty of bags and markers in stock.

TTS viewers please use code CANADAKAL20 for 20% off Until July 31st.


Ask the Tangled Skeins:

KeepMeWarmTN

Maria asks : I just started knitting a month or two ago and I am still really slow. Do you guys have any tips on how to pick up speed?


Flash the Stash!

Selma:

Bags from ZigZagStitches, Lowland Originals, Frog peak.

Birthday pressie from Sue: Julianna Fibre, shawl pin, bag,

Birthday pressie from Dana: WM laceweight, bag, tea, candies

The Exploration Station (Stephen West)

Stormwatch (Holli Yeoh)

Tea Leaves Cardigan (Melissa LeBarre)

Construction Zone ( Heidi Kirrmaier)

Sue:

Bag swap package arrived from Holly DearAmbellina and I absolutely love it all. The bag is made really well, she calls herself a novice
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Save Your Dollars

Bags by Awesome Grannie – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – 2TS10

SixmunchkinStitching – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – TWOTANGLED10

NOTE: If you want to provide us with a coupon code for your shop, please pm one of us!


BBSK – Brown Bag Sock Club second quarter winner is:

Yarnfriendly2

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You have won the skein of Skein Top Draw Sock in the Confetti colourway, please pm Selma your info.

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Winners of the 2000 Youtube subscribers and 1600 Ravelry members are:

$6USD pattern of your choice.

Member 669canarysanctuary Teresa, please pm Sue with your pattern choice.

Member 62Freedom4U Diane, please pm Selma with your pattern choice.


4 year podiversary is coming up at the end of July and we are giving away stitch markers and a Shawl pin by Sarah of Seattle Sky Dyerworks!

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As well as a Needle tube by Handmade Hardware to store you DPN collection in.

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Happy Crafting everyone!!

Episode 164: It’s SUMMER!!!

 

The Mighty FOs!

Sue:

RFYP DK Hat by Katie Piche (NekozukiKnits) out of Tinted Tangles Merino DK on size 3.75 mm (US 5) needles.

Lynne:

Julie H. Levy square from The Great American Aran Afghan by XRX Books / Knitters Magazine out of Knit Picks Brava in the Freesia colorway on size 5 mm (US 8) needles.

Diagonal Knit Dishcloth by Jana Trent out of Bernat Cottontots in White on size 4.5 mm (US 7) needles.


WIPs & Chains

Sue:

Boba Fett socks for Shawn out of Ewe Who Knits fingering Irish Fairy Tree on size 2.75mm (US 2) needles.

Shirestones Hat Test Knit by Mina Philipp (mina86) out of Berroco Ultra Alpaca in the Green Heather on size 4 mm (US 6) needles.

Jelly Rolls by Mara Catherine Bryner out of Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams in the Rockets colourway on size 2.5mm (US 1) needles. First of my Canada KAL projects!

Playdate by Tin Can Knits for my nephew’s son Zayne out of KnitPicks Comfy fingering on size 3.75 mm (US 5) needles.

Fractal Danger by Martina Behm out of Fiber Optic Paintbox Gradient in the Espresso-Crimson-Gold colorway on size 3.5mm (US 4) needles.

Lynne:

Ruby Hexagon Blanket by Nova Seals in Knit Picks Brava Worsted in Tranquil, Marina, Freesia and Dove Heather on a 4mm (G) hook.


On the wheel:

Sue:

Wacky Windmill, bday gift from Lynne. Fiber is Corriedale in the Little Green Men colorway.

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Canada KAL: Starts July 1st

#CanadaKAL2016 on Instagram!

Don’t forget to check out the coupon code thread, so many great deals to be had.

New prizes that have arrived in the last week:

Michelle a.k.a. Meeshelle from My Whimsy Creations on Esty sent us 2 sets of her stitch markers

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Flash the Stash!

Lynne:

Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams Sock Yarn in the Prism colorway.

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Sue:

Voolenvine Yarns from Kristin a.k.a voolenvine and Yarngasm podcast sent 3 skeins of yarn to us. Lynne and I each get one and one is going to be a giveaway for our viewers. This is pretty awesome since her updates sell out in minutes, so glad she is a friend!

Footsie base Beach Bum
Nouveau base in Myth
Wolke base in Dirty on Purpose

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Save Your Dollars

Bags by Awesome Grannie – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – 2TS10
SixmunchkinStitching – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – TWOTANGLED10

NOTE: If you want to provide us with a coupon code for your shop, please pm one of us!


On the Boob Tube or Audio Waves (Podcasts mentioned)

After Hours Knitting Group a live feed podcast that you can write in questions that will be answered at the end each episode with hosts:
Sarah TrueCanuckGirl – Brandi eatmyyarns – Tonya Celestya22 – Amanda littlepanda518

The Knitting Type with Sara a.k.a. TheKnittingType

Fluffy Fibers with Isabelle a.k.a. FluffyFibers, who will be having a baby boy soon so will be away from the podcast but still active on Instagram.

And I want to give another mention of Cherry Purls Podcast with a mother/daughter team Merry snipinfooland Robyn Teenybutton again as I really enjoyed catching up on the past 10 episodes.

Robyn also has a nice Etsy shop called TeenyButtonStudio


Shopaholics!!!

Here are the other Etsy shops we mentioned in this week’s podcast!

Sarah (rabbitribbit has a lot of lovely new stitch markers in her shop – RabbitRibbitLamb

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ANOTHER Sarah (slornamentals of Seattle Sky Dyeworks has recently updated her shop with PILES of stitch markers, and now offers chain row counters and orifice hooks as well as her fantastic yarns, fibers, drop spindles and shawl pins!

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Happy crafting, everybody, and have a great week!

Episode 163: Can’t word, haz the dumb…

No FOs for you!


Wips and Chains

Sue:

RFYP DK Hat (test knit) by Katie Piche (NekozukiKnits) out of Tinted Tangles (shop not active) Merino DK on size 3.25mm (US 3) and 3.75mm (US 5) needles.

Barn Raising Square by Larissa Brown and Shelley Mackie out of Knit Along book out of yarn from Mandy on size 2.75mm (US2) needles.

Fractal Danger by Martina Behm out of Fiber Optic Paintbox Gradient in the Espresso-Crimson-Gold colorway on size 3.5mm (US 4) needles.

Lynne:

Diagonal Knit Dishcloth by Jana Trent out of Bernat Cottontots in White on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

Julie H. Levy square from The Great American Aran Afghan by XRX Books / Knitters Magazine out of Knit Picks Brava in the Freesia colorway on size 5 mm (US 8) needles.

The Abigale Shawl by Rachel Paulsel out of Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasures in Ash on my Tongue, on size 4 mm (US 6) needles.

Cardigan Biscotti by Sittelle, out of James C. Brett Woodlander DK in shade L11 on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.


Stitch Talk

Sue:

Finished a few wee bags and they will go in the shop soon!

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Other news in the sewing circle:

Selma’s shop Little Creek DesignsCA opened on Monday and was sold out in less than 24 hours.

Marsha FairyLittle of the Fairy Little podcast has opened a shop on Etsy FairyLittleShop


Canada KAL

#CanadaKAL2016 on Instagram!

Don’t forget to check out the coupon code thread, so many great deals to be had!
Prize thread is up with photos of some of things we have to give away.

NOTE: If you are a podcaster and are participating, you don’t have to do prizes in your groups, you can send your viewers over to our group, but you can talk about it on your show.

New prizes that have arrived in the last week:

Leanne lunatic84 from OwlsonDantes on Etsy sent us a set of Canadian Themed stitch markers. She has a coupon code in for the KAL.

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Shout out to participating Podcasts:

Soxcetera with Shannon shannonfisher
Knitting in Stitches with Moira moclell
Fairy Little: Twitch and Stitch with Marsha fairylittle
Relentless Knitting Company with Karla K-Rae and Emily EmGemKnits
Snappy Stitches with Chrissy chrissythegreat
Penguin Soup with Ginny PenguinSoup
Yarnivore with blueruin
Make Things Club with Sarah romperlust
Knit 1 Geek 2 with Karen knitwit1912 and Maggie MASalter
The Victorian Studio with Maureen VictorianStudio
Grocery Girls with Tracie tracieknits and Jodi MrsBrownsBags
Knitting-Go with Heather rycrafty
Nekozuki Knits with Katie nekozukiknits
The Wool Gathering with Natasha NatashaLeBlanc and Meredith mereoshop
Wet Coast Wools Podcast with Glenda Glenda and Bernadette ec0g33k


Flash the Stash

Lynne:

A skein Lady Purl Fingering in the “For Amy” colorway from Brandi eatmyyarns

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2 skeins Regia Zoofari in colorway 5871 (Blue-green)
2 skeins Regia (unknown) in red
2 skeins Regia Kaffe Fassett Design Line in shade 4450
2 skeins Regia Zoofari in colorway 5863 (schlange Oskar)
2 skeins James C. Brett Woodlander, color L11

Sue:

Increase Decrease: 99 Step-by-Step methods by Judith Durant
Green Pilot Fountain Pen


Save Your Dollars

Bags by Awesome Grannie – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – 2TS10
SixmunchkinStitching – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – TWOTANGLED10

NOTE: If you want to provide us with a coupon code for your shop, please pm one of us!


On the Boob Tube or Audio Waves (Podcasts mentioned)

Cherry Purls Podcast with a mother/daughter team Merry snipinfool and Robyn Teenybutton

Mandypinecone Crafts with Mandy mandypinecone


Mini Skein Swap: Special Announcement

Too many people have not received their packages, therefore the swap is being terminated. There will be no partners assigned for the third and fourth quarters of the year. We apologize to those who were disappointed.


Bags featured in this episode:

The Tangled SkeinCA Shop update coming soon!!
Little Creek DesignsCA by Selma123
My Stow-n-Tow
Tulip Festival bag by mandypinecone


Have a great week, and happy crafting!

Episode 162: Swat Fretter!

Mighty FOs

Selma:

Simple Black Sweater (original pattern) out of Berroco Pure Pima, colorway 2274 (black) on a size 3.5mm (US 4) needle.

Lynne:

Sidna Farley Square from The Great American Afghan by XRX Books (Knitters Magazine), out of Knit Picks Brava Worsted in the Tranquil colorway on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

First of the Baby Gift dishcloths – based on Basic Knitted Dishcloth by Jane Lake, out of Bernat Cottontots in White on size 4.5 mm (US 7) needles.


WIPs & Chains

Sue:

RFYP DK Hat by Katie Piche NekozukiKnits out of Tinted Tangles Merino DK on size 3.35mm (US 3) and 3.75mm (US 5) needles.

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

Selma:

Socks (no pattern) in Skein Top Draw Sock in Woodsmoke knit on 2.25 mm (US 1) needles.

Meadow Beauty by Sachiko Uemura in Orange Flower Yarns in Opal colourway on size 3.75 mm (US 5) needles.

Crochet blanket on 3mm hook (no pattern, scrap yarns).

Swatch for Sea Salt by Laura Aylor knit in Julie Asselin Leizu DK

Lynne:

Julie H. Levy square from The Great American Aran Afghan by XRX Books / Knitters Magazine out of Knit Picks Brava in the Freesia colorway on size 5 mm (US 8) needles.

The Abigale Shawl by Rachel Paulsel out of Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasures in Ash on my Tongue, on size 4 mm (US 6) needles.

Diagonal Knit Dishcloth by Jana Trent out of Bernat Cottontots in White on size 4.5 mm (US 7) needles.


The Frog Pond

Lynne:

Mama Vertebrae by Kelly Brooker out of Bernat Softee Chunky in the Fern colorway – too heavy for my wrists. I shall try again in DK (striped) Berroco Comfort DK in colors 2703 (cream), 2747 (denim), 2744 (hunter green) and 2730 (country red).


Canada KAL:

#CanadaKAL2016 on Instagram!

Don’t forget to check out the coupon code thread, so many great deals to be had.
Prize thread is up with photos of some of things we have to give away.

NOTE: If you are a podcaster and are participating, you don’t have to do prizes in your groups, you can send your viewers over to our group, but you can talk about it on your show.

New prizes that have arrived in the last 2 weeks.

YarnFriendly Moose Bag, Thank You Sally!
Twisted Daisy Fibres Canadian cities bag, Thank You Andrea!
Knitters Nightmare Yarn, in the Blue Ruin colorway, Thank You Sadie!


Flash the Stash:

Sue:

Julianna’s Fibre Yarn in the Prism colorway, when I saw it I knew that was my bday present to myself.
Knitters Nightmare in the Enchanter colorway!
Bag from Twisted Daisy Fibres to review.
Gleener product to try, one for all of us and one to giveaway coming soon.
Mini Swap with Sally a.k.a. YarnFriendly 2, she also sent me a 2 dpn needle cases that match my bag from her. I am keeping on and the other is going into the prize bin for theCanadaKAL! Thanks Sally!
Minis, tea, stitch marker & collage bowl from Jen (The Uncreative Crafter Podcast)

Patterns:
Lemongrass by Joji Locatelli from Jessica of Serenova Crafts Podcast
OM Shawl by Andrea Mowry – Drea Renee Knits from Krystal
The Black Album a set of 4 sock patterns by Anneh Fletcher from Moira
The Shawl Society by Curious Handmade (Helen Stewart), first pattern in the Talisman Shawl series

Selma:

Summertide Shawl – Curious Handmade (Helen Stewart)
Aisling by Justyna Lorkowska
Lamina Wrap – Ambah O’Brian
Minis, tea & stitch marker from Jen
Gleener

Lynne:
1 skein A Hundred Ravens Iachos base in the Mlle de Tréville colorway
1 skein Colinette Jitterbug Sport in the Mardi Gras colorway
1 skein white acrylic Loops & Threads sport or DK weight from mom’s friend, cream colored.
Minis, tea & stitch marker from Jen
Needle gauge prototype & purple sock blockers from Schwartzcraft
Gleener


Save Your Dollars

Bags by Awesome Grannie – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – 2TS10
SixmunchkinStitching – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – TWOTANGLED10

NOTE: If you want to provide us with a coupon code for your shop, please pm one of us!


On the Boob Tube or Audio Waves (Podcasts mentioned)

Serenova Crafts Podcast with Jessica Serenova
Nekozuki Knits with Katie Nekozukiknits (Canadian)
Curious Handmade with Helen HellsBells (Audio)
Maple Moose Fibers with Michelle mickerr (Canadian)
Relentless Knitting Company with Karla K-Rae and Emily EmGemKnits (Audio – Canadian)
Knitmore Girls with Jasmin cuteknitter and Gigi gigidahling
Actually Knitting with Michelle ActuallyKNITting (Audio)
Commuter Knitter with Jen ndjen04 back from having twin girls. (Audio)
Knitting in Stitches with Moira moclell (Canadian)
YarnGasm Podcast with Kristin voolenvine
Knitting ExPat Podcast with Mina mina86
Knerdgirl Knits Podcast with Kaity KnottyKnerd


Stitch Talk

Selma: More Bags, Etsy Shop Announcement.

Sue:

A lot of fabric cut for my soon-to-be update!


Happy crafting, and have a great week!!!

Episode 161: Bumbling Idiots!!!

The Mighty FOs: Timestamp: 2:22

Selma:

Wearing: Modified Jana by Sarah Hatton knit double stranded out of lace weight linen (no name) and Viking of Norway Milk and Honey colorway on size 3.5 mm (US 4) needles.


Wips and Chains: Timestamp: 8:53

Sue:

Budding Bluebells Shawlpattern by Mina Philipp out of Hue Loco Sock in the Olive and Gem colorway on size 4 mm (US 6) needles.

Frankenstein socks out of scraps on size 2.25 mm (US 1) needles.

Selma:

Socks in Skein Top Draw Sock in Woodsmoke knit on 2.25 mm (US 1) needles.

Meadow Beautyp by Sachiko Uemura in Orange Flower Yarns in Opal colourway on size 3.75 mm (US 5) needles.


Stitch Talk: Timestamp 23:02

Selma:

Bags
Etsy Shop

Sue:

2 drawstring bags for the shop


Flash the Stash: Timestamp 34:32

Sue:

Minion attack from Michael.
A Hundred Ravens Iachos base in the Bearded Iris colorway by AHundredRavens
Bag, needle keeper, pouch, tea and mini from Mandy.
Bag from The Freckled Whimsy! a.k.a. Karrie FreckledWhimsy
Mini and tea from Mandy
Sue will be testing a DK hat pattern Ribbed For Your Pleasure (RFYP) designed by friend and fellow Canadian and podcaster Katie a.k.a. NekozukiKnits and her podcast is Nekozuki Knits.

Selma:

Bag by Shannon shannonfisher of Soxcetera on Etsy.
Tea from Mandy.


Canada KAL: Timestamp 51:55

Check up to see how everyone is doing with the planning.
Shout out to all coupon codes.


Save Your Pennies: Timestamp:

Bags by Awesome Grannie – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – 2TS10

SixmunchkinStitching – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – TWOTANGLED10

If you want to provide us with a coupon code for your shop, please pm one of us!


On the Boob Tube (Podcasts mentioned)

Mandypinecone Crafts Podcast with Mandy mandypinecone
The Gay Knitters Podcast with Michael YellowZx5
Serenova Crafts Podcasts with Jessica Serenova
Uncreative Crafter Podcast with Jen StormCoast
Knitting Expat Podcast with Mina mina86
Nekozuki Knits with Katie Nekozukiknits
Soxcetera Podcast with Shannon shannonfisher