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

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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)