Episode 37: Flying by the Seat of our Pants!

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Show Notes: April 27th, 2013

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:

Hermione’s Everyday Socks out of Bittersweet Woolery yarn in the Guilty Pleasures base called Shagaliscious colorway on 2.5 mm (US 1.5)

Kari:

Oranje by Weaverknits in Tanis Fibre Arts Blue Label yarn in colorways Iris, Charcoal and Sand on 4.0 (US6) and 3.75 (US5).  Kari only has to steek and the will be another episode under the Turorials tab on our main page, go see it!

Lynne:

Laura’s Ribbed Mitts by Carrie Barraco knit in Estelle Yarns Cadenza

Age of Brass and Steam shawl has been blocked and is completely finished now.

Poking around on the needles:

Kari:

Socks, designing new pattern using Yvieknits yarn that was gifted from Yvonne to the podcast.  Sorry do not remember the colorway!  Knitting on 2.25 mm (US1)

Lotus Blossom Tank by Sharon Shoji in Mirasol yarn cotanani in pink.  Knit on 3.75 mm (US5)

Sue:

Mara by Amy Hendricks out of Tosh DK in the Georgia O’Keefe colorway on size 4.5mm (US7).

Vanilla socks out of Biscotte & Cie yarn in the Felix base, no colorway and knit on 2.5 Dyakcraft needles.

Wheelin on!:

Kari: Ashford Merino Silk, see last week’s show notes for a picture that I inserted!

Sue: Still has not put the fiber on the wheels, Cloudlover in the Poison Apple colorway and it is a superwash BFL.

Review of DyakCraft metal needles, OMG these are the most amazing needles I have ever used.  Please go watch our show to see the review we gave.

Other things:

Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival on May 4/5th.  We will try to be at the podcaster meetup if there is one as we now have buttons to give out.  Buttons by tinypeachbuttons

Lynne a.k.a. tollbaby has started a thread in our group called (Pictures with Sue and Kari) and will be giving prizes from the posted pics that you submit of us!!  Thanks Lynne you rock!

Knit-a-long, see details in our group on Ravelry, we start on April 13 to May 31st, there is a chatter thread and a FO thread so come on over and join the group!

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Episode 36: Prizes & Surprises

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Show Notes: April 20th, 2013

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

FO’s

Kari: Tardis dishcloth made from Carezza cotton yarn.

tardis

Poking around on the Needles

Sue:

Mara by Amy Hendricks out of Tosh DK in the Georgia O’Keefe colorway on size 4.5mm (US7). This has not gotten any love this week and has been put in the “let me think if I want to keep knitting you corner”

Hermione’s Everyday Socks out of Bittersweet Woolery yarn in the Guilty Pleasures base called Shagaliscious colorway on 2.5 mm (US 1.5)

sue sock

Kari:

Oranje by Weaverknits in Tanis Fibre Arts Blue Label yarn in colorways Iris, Charcoal and Sand on 4.0 (US6) and 3.75 (US5)

Socks, designing new pattern using Yvieknits yarn that was gifted from Yvonne to the podcast.  Sorry do not remember the colorway!  Knitting on 2.25 mm (US1)

Wheelin On!

Kari: did spin this week but is not done plying the yarn so does not have it here to show.  It is called Ashford Merino Silk and will be a heavy lace when she is done…

And she finished it on Sunday…see the beautiful pic here:

kari spinning

Next up for Kari is knittyandcolor Bloodlust for Krystal a.k.a krys5797.  Same fiber Sue spun but Kari is looking for a fingering weight.

Next up for Sue on the wheel is Cloudlover in the Poison Apple colorway and it is a superwash BFL.

cloudlover

Other Things:

Draw for our 400  member prizes won by linehar and $5 pattern won by tangledknits

Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival on May 4/5th.  We will try to be at the podcaster meetup if there is one as we now have buttons to give out.  Buttons by tinypeachbuttons

Lynne a.k.a. tollbaby has started a thread in our group called (Pictures with Sue and Kari) and will be giving prizes from the posted pics that you submit of us!!  Thanks Lynne you rock!

Knit-a-long, see details in our group on Ravelry, we start on April 13 to May 31st, there is a chatter thread and a FO thread so come on over and join the group!

Magazine review of the new KnitScene Summer publication. Lots of nice patterns in this issue.

Links for the bags shown:

The Knotted Bag by Diane a.k.a. freedom4u on Ravlery her bags are amazing!!

Artbyana a.k.a. Ana and I love her bags and yarn.  She has two shops now one for yarn and one for non yarn which is Artbyana handmade

Happy Knitting, Spinning and Crocheting!

Episode 35: Surprise! Knit-a-long!

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Show Notes: April 13th, 2013

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 for my daughter Ashley in Kirbwirby Yarns yarn in the Lost: Ben Linus colorway on size 2.75 mm (U2)

Poking around on the needles:

Sue:

Mara by Amy Hendricks out of Tosh DK in the Georgia O’Keefe colorway on size 4.5mm (US7). This has not gotten any love this week and has been put in the “let me think if I want to keep knitting you corner”

Hermione’s Everyday Socks out of Bittersweet Woolery yarn in the Guilty Pleasures base called Shagaliscious colorway on 2.5 mm (US 1.5)

socks2

Kari:

Oranje by Weaverknits in Tanis Fibre Arts Blue Label yarn in colorways Iris, Charcoal and Sand on 4.0 (US6) and 3.75 (US5)

Socks, designing new pattern using Yvieknits yarn that was gifted from Yvonne to the podcast.  Sorry do not remember the colorway!  Knitting on 2.25 mm (US1)

Lynne:

Laura’s Ribbed Mitts by Carrie Barraco knit in Estelle Yarns Cadenza

Wheelin on

Sue finished plying Knittyandcolor Sunburst fiber.  Picture in last weeks show notes.

Other Things:

Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival on May 4/5th.  We will try to be at the podcaster meetup if there is one as we now have buttons to give out.

Knit-a-long, see details in our group on Ravelry, we start on April 13 to May 31st, there is a chatter thread and a FO thread so come on over and join the group!

New Podcasts to watch:

Must Stash with Stacie/Steph and PenguinSoup, with Ginny both shows are new and awesome so says me (Sue)

Happy knitting , spinning and crocheting, see you next week!

Episode 34: But Wait! There’s More!

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Show Notes: April 6th, 2013

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

FO’s

Kari: N/A

Sue: 1 sock done

sock

 

Poking around on needles:

Kari:

Oranje by Weaverknits in Tanis Fibre Arts Blue Label yarn in colorways Iris, Charcoal and Sand on 4.0 (US6) and 3.75 (US5)

Sue:

Mara by Amy Hendrix out of Tosh DK in the Georgia O’Keefe colorway on size 4.5mm (US7).

Vanilla socks for my daughter Ashley in Kirbyirby Yarns yarn in the Lost: Ben Linus colorway on size 2.75 mm (U2)

Wheeling on!

Kari: N/A

Sue: Finished Knittyandcolor Sunburst fiber

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Stash enhancements:

Sue: 4.5 mm signature circs arrived!  WOOT!

Two skeins of Two Irish Girls in the Collings and Brown Eyed Girl

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Other Things:

Kari is fully moved and uppacked….her place is really nice.

We ordered buttons for Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival that we are going to on May 4/5th.  Hope to see some of you there.

Go watch KnittingSamuraiPlus1 podcast you will love Steph.