Episode 88: Pugisode Part Deux

Show Notes: November 29, 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).

Kari a.k.a. JadedKnitter on Ravelry

FO:

Kitri (redo) by Lisa Grossman out of Tsarina of Tsock on sizie 2.25 (US1)

Poking around on the Needles:

Maagha Mitts by Heather Desserud out of Lhasa Wilderness in cream and fraser ridge colorways on size 2.25 mm (US1)

Socks, new design by Kari in Knittyandcolor Pandora’s Aquarium sparkle base on size 2.25 mm (US1)

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Episode 87: Two HO’s do not make a FO!!

Show Notes: November 22, 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:

Myrna Sweater by Andi Satterlund out of Miss Babs Yowza What a skein in the Smurf and Turf colorway on size 5 mm (US8)

HO: Socks, new design by Kari in Knittyandcolor Pandora’s Aquarium sparkle base on size 2.25 mm (US1). Currently being test knit.

HO: Kitri (redo) by Lisa Grossman out of Tsarina of Tsock on sizie 2.25 (US1)

Poking around on the Needles:

Kari:

HO: Socks, new design by Kari in Knittyandcolor Pandora’s Aquarium sparkle base on size 2.25 mm (US1). Currently being test knit.

HO: Kitri (redo) by Lisa Grossman out of Tsarina of Tsock on sizie 2.25 (US1)

Sue:

Vanilla sock- Basic Ribbed Sock by Kate Atherley out of Lollipop yarn Urban Myth colorway on size 2.75 (US 2)

Barn Raising Blanket Square out of Blue Moon Fibre Arts in the Hobbit Garden colorway (with silk) on size 2.75 (US2)

Test knit for Lucia from Knitted Paradise podcast, out of Posh Emily yarn.

Lynne:Socks for Rob, Sock Recipe: A Good, Plain Sock by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee out of Spud and Chloe yarn in teal on size 2.5 mm (US1.5)

Flax sweater by Tin Can Knits out of Patons North America Canadiana Solids on size 4mm (US6) 5mm (US8)

Book Review:

Rustic Modern Knits by Yumiko Alexander and published by Interweave/ F+W. A really well laid out book with a lot of really good pictures, and it is really a pattern book and has a lot of interesting patterns for sure.

Giveaway: Doomsday Knits winner Grammieknitterbug I will let our contact at Cooperative press know to send you your ebook.

Giveaway: DYI Magazine winners angiebella ekaterin4luv monkeysmom1 Please contact Sue via Rav message and leave your address.

Podcasts you should take a look at:

Knit All The Things with Cara a.k.a. carabea she is in the UK and a university student and I really like her content and take on things.

Must Stash with Stacie a.k.a. Freeflower and Steph a.k.a. SupaSteph Stacie is also the dyer behind Must Stash Yarns which are amazing.

KnitWorthy with Brianne a.k.a. BeingBrianne and Linda a.k.a. stoneybrooke a mother daughter duo and I just love them on screen, and I think they are both very talented ladies.

Juniper Grace Tube with Grace a.k.a. JuniperGrace another Canadian podcast that I truly enjoy, right now she is reading through Anne of Green Gables which is my all time fav book from my childhood.

Episode 86: A FO, a HO and a missing Skein!!

Show Notes: November 15, 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

Sue:

Barn Raising Blanket Square
Out of KirbyWirby yarn in the Lost Ben Linus colourway on size 2.75 mm (US2)

Lynne:

HO: Socks for Rob, Sock Recipe: A Good, Plain Sock by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee out of Spud and Chloe yarn in teal on size 2.5 mm (US1.5)

Hexiflats by Tiny Owl Knits out of scrap sock yarn on size 3.0 mm (US 2.5)

On the Needles:

Sue:

Guston Sweater by Ann Budd out of SMC Northern Wool with Tweeds on size 4.5 mm (US7)

Vanilla sock- Basic Ribbed Sock by Kate Atherley out of Lollipop yarn Urban Myth colorway on size 2.75 (US 2)

Barn Raising Blanket Square out of Blue Moon Fibre Arts in the Hobbit Garden colorway (with silk) on size 2.75 (US2)

Lynne:

Socks for Rob, Sock Recipe: A Good, Plain Sock by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee out of Spud and Chloe yarn in teal on size 2.5 mm (US1.5)

Flax sweater by Tin Can Knits out of Patons North America Canadiana Solids on size 4mm (US6) 5mm (US8)

Book Review:

We reviewed Interweave’s No-Sew Knits by Kristen TenDyke also KristenTenDyke on Ravelry. A really nice book with lots of good pattern details, photos, modifications and much more, it has something for just about everyone. If you have not yet knit a sweater and would like a starting place, this is the book for you.

New Magazine Review:

Interweave’s DIY Holiday which is a great new magazine that has a little bit of everything including: Knit, Sew, Crochet, Weaving, Beading and Mixed Media. We are giving away 3 copies, please see the thread in our Ravelry group and follow the prompt for you chance to win a copy.

Giveaway

Doomsday Knits: Projects for the Apocalypse and After by Cooperative press, author Alexandra Tinsley. We are giving away a copy, please see the thread in our Ravelry group and follow the prompt for you chance to win an E copy.

Coupon Codes:

1) Elysa Jane a.k.a. Yarnmugger on Etsy has kindly offered our viewers 15% off any order.

Coupon Code: TTS15 Expires: Nov 30, 2014

Here are the link to her shop

2) Darlene a.k.a. Bags By Awesome Grannie has kindly offered an ongoing coupon code to our viewers for 10% off any order.

Coupon Code: 2TS10

Here is a link to her shop

Podcasts you should take a look at:

Audio:

Down Cellar Studio with Jen who is BostonJen, great podcast and lots of fun stuff going on in Rav group. She is also an amazing designer, you should go check her out.

Video:

Bakery Bears with Kay bryonybear and Dan ObiwanKnitter a husband/wife duo who knit amazing things and I just love the vibe they have and I love when Dan shouts out people’s names and asks WHAT’S ON YOUR NEEDLES!!! Dan also love Star Wars and Lego!

Dancing Geek with James DancingGeek who is from the UK and I love his enthusiasm and the stories….just a really fun podcast.

Suburban Stitcher with Dianne dbbstitch who sometimes has Cherie from KirbyWirby on as a co-host, they are a hoot together and love seeing what is on Dianne’s needles, she is an amazing knitter and she also designs project bags. I got to meet Dianne at Rhinebeck this year.

Stockinette Zombies with Megan justrunknit and Amy jknitma, this duo is really fun to watch, amazing knitters, designers and have all kinds of things going on all the time, got to finally meet Amy this year at Rhinebeck and I met Megan a second time at Stitches MidWest. I forgot to get a photo, maybe next time.

Episode 85: Let it Snow!!

Show Notes: November 8, 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:

2 Barn Raising Blanket Squares
Out of Cantrix yarn on size 2.75 mm (US2)
Our of Kirby Wirby yarn in the Game of Thrones Colorway on size 2.75 mm (US2)

Kari:

Shapely Boyfriend Sweater by Stephanie Japel out of Tanis Green Label on size 5 mm (US8)

On The Needles:

Sue:

Guston Sweater by Ann Budd out of SMC Northern Wool with Tweeds on size 4.5 mm (US7)

Vanilla sock- Basic Ribbed Sock by Kate Atherley out of Lollipop yarn Urban Myth colorway on size 2.75 (US 2)

Kari:

Myrna Sweater by Andi Satterlund out of Miss Babs Yowza What a skein in the Smurf and Turf colorway on size 5 mm (US8)

Socks, new design by Kari in Knittyandcolor Pandora’s Aquarium sparkle base on size 2.25 mm (US1). If you are interested in doing a test knit please contact Kari a.k.a. JadedKnitter and send a pm on Rav!

Lynne:

Socks for Rob, Sock Recipe: A Good, Plain Sock by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee out of Spud and Chloe yarn in teal on size 2.5 mm (US1.5)

Flax sweater by Tin Can Knits out of Patons North America Canadiana Solids on size 4mm (US6) 5mm (US8)

Book Review:

Doomsday Knits : Projects for the Apocalypse and After by Cooperative press, author Alexandra Tinsley. We are giving away a copy, please see the thread in our Ravelry group and follow the prompt for you chance to win an E copy.

Coupon Codes:

1) Stefanie our awesome friend has been so kind to offer our viewers a coupon code of 10% off on purchase of her sets of luxury mini skeins from her shop Handmade by Stefanie.

Here is the link to her shop!

Coupon code: PUGSROCK (all caps) Expires: Nov 15, 2014

2) Elysa Jane a.k.a. Yarnmugger on Etsy has kindly offered our viewers 15% off any order.

Coupon Code: TTS15 Expires: Nov 30, 2014

Here are the link to her shop

3) Darlene a.k.a. Bags By Awesome Grannie has kindly offered an ongoing coupon code to our viewers for 10% off any order.

Coupon Code: 2TS10

Here is a link to her shop

Podcasts you should take a look at:

Julianna’s Fibre run by our friend Julianna a.k.a. juliannapiglet She is an amazing Indie Dyer and crafter of all the things, she is fun to watch and nice to have local talent.

Little Bobbins Knits with Dani a.k.a. littlebobbins from the UK and love the dog appearances, she is so sweet and I love watching her.

Snappy Stitches with Chrissy a.k.a. chrissythegreat she is also Canadian and from Vancouver B.C. She has a wee one that you sometimes hear in the background.

Knitted Paradise with Lucia a.k.a PearlofthePacific from the Chicago area who has a cat and birds that may sometimes steel the show. I met her at Stitches MidWest at the podcaster meetup. Very sweet and love the lego appearances.

In a Sknit with Kris a.k.a. krisluvswool and Sarah a.k.a. mrsshoo. We met both of these lovely ladies at Stitches MidWest as well. They have a great rapport and I just love watching them.

Stash Enhancement:

Sue received her KickStarter gift for backing Color Me Happy with Courtney a.k.a. StitchesPlease from The Fearless Knitter podcast, she wanted to start her own dyeing business. She has a beautifil little girls and some cats that sometimes steel the show. The yarn is lovely and green so of course I love it. Go check out her shop

Episode 84: Everything but knitting

Show Notes: November 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

Join the craziness this week as we talk about our projects, our Rhinebeck stash and draw for our 800 member prize giveaway and a book review Mitered Squares.

FO’S

Lynne:

Tan House Brook Shawl by Jennifer Lassonde out of Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams in the Harvest Colourway on size 4.5 mm (US7).

On the Needles:

Sue:

Barn Raising Square out of Cantrix yarn on size 2.75 mm (US2)

Vanilla sock- Basic Ribbed Sock by Kate Atherley out of Lollipop yarn Urban Myth colorway on size 2.75 (US 2)

Cross Stitch project by Wee Little Stitches on Etsy

Lynne:

Socks for Rob, Sock Recipe: A Good, Plain Sock by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee out of Spud and Chloe yarn in teal on size 2.5 mm (US1.5)

Flax sweater by Tin Can Knits out of Patons North America Canadiana Solids on size 4mm (US6) 5mm (US8)

Kari:

Tan House Brook Shawl by Jennifer Lassonde out of Three Irish Girls green label in the Love Wins colorway on size 4.5mm (US7)

Maagha Mitts by Heather Desserud out of Lhasa Wilderness in cream and fraser ridge colorways on size 2.25 mm (US1)

Coupon Codes:

1) Stefanie our awesome friend has been so kind to offer our viewers a coupon code of 10% off on purchase of her sets of luxury mini skeins from her shop Handmade by Stefanie.

Here is the link to her shop!

Coupon code: PUGSROCK (all caps) Expires: Nov 15, 2014

2) Elysa Jane a.k.a. Yarnmugger on Etsy has kindly offered our viewers 15% off any order.

Coupon Code: TTS15 Expires: Nov 30, 2014

Here are the link to her shop

3) Darlene a.k.a. Bags By Awesome Grannie has kindly offered an ongoing coupon code to our viewers for 10% off any order.

Coupon Code: 2TS10

Here is a link to her shop

November is NaKniSweMo 2014 (National Knit a Sweater in a Month) so those who plan on joining there is a thread in the Ottawa Ravellers Group and the main group is here.

Fall KAL winners are: Linda lmecoll for the bag from Awesomegrannie and the yarn/bag from Stockinette Zombies is Sheila knitnginthemitten