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.

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