Episode 100: 1000 Members!!

Show Notes: February 28, 2015

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:

Pin Striped Socks by Julia Swart out of Lollipop yarn in the Downton Abbey colourway on size 2.5mm (US1.5)

Poking around on the needles:

Basic Ribbed socks by Kate Atherley out of Vesper yarn on size 2.75 mm (US2)

Shaker Rib Mitt Test knit for Katie a.k.a. NekozukiYarns out of Patons Classic Wool merino in the Evergreen Mix colourway on sizie 5mm (US8) Knitter’s Pride Bamboo

Yowza Weigh It Shawl by Susan B Anderson out of Miss Babs Yowza What a Skein in
the Biker Chick colourway on size 5mm (US8)

Lynne:

Zilver by Lisa Mutch out of Lisa Souza Hardtwist Merino in Denim on size 4.5mm (US7)

Lyn’s Round Ripple Baby Afghan by Lyn’s Designs in Katia Mexico (colorway 5852)
with a size 4mm (USG) hook.

Rib-­a-­Roni Hat by Jane Tanner in RHSS (Gold, Claret and some other random blue
acrylic) on size 4.5mm (US7).

The Amanda Hat by Gina House (my March BBSC project) in Classic EliteYarns Jil
Eaton Minnow Merino in colorway 4702 on size 5.5mm (US9)

Kari:

Aeolian by Elizabeth Freeman out of Tanis Fiber Arts Pink Label Lace Weight in the Lucky Penny colourway on size 3 mm (US 2.5)

Snowbound Northbound by Annie Haas out of Valley yarns Northampton on size 4 mm (US6) 5 mm (US8)

Tinted Tangles winner post #30 ladyfringe, Jessie please pm Sue your address.

1000 Member Giveaway!!

Please pm Sue your mailing address

Lollipop yarn Member # 996 Casperina

Kitchen Counter Crafter wallet Member # 330 Stitched-Together

Keychain Member # 940 deepcovegrl

Stitch markers Member # 908 Oliveoh (pm me your colour choice)

Riverside Yarn Member # 402 ginsmom

Natalie Servant Patterns: Please pm Lynne the pattern of your choice

Member # 538 KnitnOne
Member # 840 AliciaPlum
Member # 163 winemakerssister

Emily Matisz Patterns: Please pm Lynne the pattern of your choice

Member # 843 Howiemom
Member # 823 Amyschulze
Member # 936 fomle87

Podcasts to check out:

Sprite966 with Helen a.k.a. Orange-maid

The Weasley Sisters with Jessica a.k.a. NaturallyKnitty and Allena a.k.a. StarKnits

Ewe Who Knits with Georgina a.k.a. EweWhoKnits

Coupon Codes for our viewers:

Michelle a.k.a. FreckledCrafts of Freckledcrafts on Etsy, has given our viewers a coupon codetangledskeins10 for 10% off until the end of March

Lisa a.k.a. 6munchkinstitchin of SixmunchkinStitching on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon codeTWOTANGLED10 for 10% off until the end of March

Bijou Bason Ranch reached out to us and has offered a coupon code TWOTANGLED for 15% off until March 15th. www.bijoubasinranch.com

Darlene a.k.a. AwesomeGrannie of Bags by Awesome Grannie on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon code2TS10 for 10% off and there is no expiry date, ongoing coupon!

 

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Episode 99: 99 Skeins of Yarn on the Wall

Show Notes: February 21, 2015

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:

A Hat Fit for a Boyfriend by Stephanie Nicole for charity in Red Heart Super Saver in Gold and Claret on size 4.5mm (US7)

Sue:

Mitt test Elsa knit for Angela of Delusional Knitter Designs, using Berroco Ultra Alpaca on size 4 mm (US6)

Poking around on the Needles:

Sue:

Pin Striped Socks by Julia Swart out of Lollipop yarn in the Downton Abbey colourway on size 2.5mm (US1.5)

H.G. Fingerless Mitts  by by Zhora Designs in yarn I am testing for Vivid Fibre Arts, MCN in the Horizon colourway on size 2 mm (US0)

Barn Raising square out of unknown blue yarn on size 2.75 mm (US2). Pattern is by Larissa Brown and Shelley Mackie out of Knit Along book.

Lynne:

Zilver by Lisa Mutch, out of Lisa Souza Hardtwist Merino in Denim on size 4.5mm (US7)

Lyn’s Round Ripple Baby Afghan by Lyn’s Designs in Katia Mexico (colorway 5852)  with a size 4mm (USG) hook. She is knitting this for our dear close friend Krystal who is pregnant and due in September, CONGRATS krys5797

Kari:

Aeolian by Elizabeth Freeman out of Tanis Fiber Arts Pink Label Lace Weight in the Lucky Penny colourway on size 3 mm (US 2.5)

Snowbound Northbound by Annie Haas out of Valley yarns Northampton on size 4 mm (US6) 5 mm (US8)

Stash Enhancements:

Sue and Lynne:

February Club yarn form Julianna’s Fibre, Love it!! juliannapiglet

Sue: Spindle bag from Amy a.k.a. LameyDoofus of Household6goodies on Etsy and she sent one for a giveaway that we will do later.

Other coupon codes:

Michelle a.k.a. FreckledCrafts of Freckledcrafts on Etsy, has given our viewers a coupon codetangledskeins10 for 10% off until the end of March

Lisa a.k.a. 6munchkinstitchin of SixmunchkinStitching on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon codeTWOTANGLED10 for 10% off until the end of March

Bijou Bason Ranch reached out to us and has offered a coupon code TWOTANGLED for 15% off until March 15th. www.bijoubasinranch.com

Darlene a.k.a. AwesomeGrannie of Bags by Awesome Grannie on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon code2TS10 for 10% off and there is no expiry date, ongoing coupon!

Podcasts:

Yarn On Over with Emma a.k.a. emmathebandgeek on ravelry, she is from Kentucky

Entirely Crafty with Lindsay a.k.a. sheepwokking on ravelry, she is from Regina, Canada

Knick’s Knits with Nicholas a.k.a. KnicksKnits on ravelry, he is from New Jersey

#BBSC2015

Lots of FOs in the thread, keep them coming, we will have our first draw in March, stay tuned, you can also enter your finished socks in Sarah’s podcast The Canadian Knitter a.k.a. TrueCanuckGirl on ravelry.

Draw bag from Abby of Cozy Crafting podcast and she has an Etsy shop. Winner #78 mimiteacher

Next giveaway: Tinted Tangles Yarn Krysta a.k.a. TintedTangles, a skein of her DK weight yarn in the Rain Forest colourway!

Prompt: Why are you looking forward to spring?

Diamonds at Dusk hat pattern by Kari, coupon code: gadget50 for 50% off any of her patterns.

Episode 98: Snow Blizzard!!

Show Notes: February 14, 2015

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:

2 Barn Raising Squares,ne out of Turtle Purl yarn from Jaime and the other out of Play @ Life from Emilia on size 2.75 mm (US2). Pattern is by Larissa Brown and Shelley Mackie out of Knit Along book.

Poking Around on the Needles:

Sue:

Pin Striped Socks by Julia Swart out of Lollipop yarn in the Downton Abbey colourway on size 2.5mm (US1.5)

Follow Your Arrow 2 Mystery KAL with Wollmeise in greenish yellow on size 4.0mm US 7

Knuckle Busters Fingerless Mitts by Cakewalk yarns in yarn I am testing for Vivid Fibre Arts, MCN in the Horizon colourway on size 2.75 mm (US2)

Mitt test knit for Angela of Delusional Knitter Designs, using Berroco Ultra Alpaca on size 4mm (US6)

Lynne:

Filemot by Hunter Hammersen, out of Lisa Souza Hardtwist Merino in Denim on size 4.5mm (US7)

Lyn’s Round Ripple Baby Afghan by Lyn’s Designs in Katia Mexico (colorway 5852)  with a size 4mm (USG) hook.

A Hat Fit for a Boyfriend by Stephanie Nicole for charity in Red Heart Super Saver in Gold and Claret on size 4.5mm (US7)

Stash Enhancements:

Lynne bought a destash of 5 balls of Lollipop yarn and one is for our 1000 member giveaway!!!

Sue received a box bag from Michelle FreckledCrafts of Freckledcrafts on Etsy to review, very well made bag, love the size and shipping was way fast! Michelle has also set up a coupon code for our viewers, see separate thread fpr 10% off your purchase, see thread for details.

Sue received a draw string bag from Lisa 6munchkinstitchin of SixmunchkinStitching on Etsy to review and I love it, it has clasps on the inside to hold your yarn separate if you are using 2 balls at the same time and an inside zipper pocket for your pattern, notions, etc. Lisa has also set up a coupon code for our viewers, see separate thread fpr 10% off your purchase, see thread for details.

Bijou Bason Ranch has set up a coupon code for viewers for 15% off your purchase, see thread for details. Thanks Ruby BijouBasinRuby

Draw for WoolSundae Yarn Parlor yarn, and the winner is annfran25, please send Sue a pm with your mailing address. Thanks Samantha SamRW

Next giveaway is a bag from Abby a.k.a. cozycrafting of Cozy Crafting Shop on Etsy, that she sent us, for your chance to win see thread for details.

Episode 97: The Cat’s Away the Mice Will Play!!

Note: With the new software and editing it now takes us a bit longer to produce each episode, thanks for your patience.

Show Notes: February 7, 2015

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:

Taygete by Romi Hill STR med: hobbit garden/ghillie dhu 4mm/US6

Help, I Can See My Feet socks by Kari Verge in KP stroll tonal 2.5mm/US 1.5

Poking around on the Needles:

Kari:

Big Bird Socks (toe-up plain alternating colours every 10 rows) out of Valley Yarns Huntington Harvest Orange/Mauve
2.25mm/US1

Snowbound Cardi Northbound Sweater by Annie Haas, it’s Valley Yarns something on size 4mm & 5mm/US6&8

Aeolian Shawl by Elizabeth Freeman Tanis Fibre Arts Pink Label lace in Lucky Penny 3mm

Sue:

Pin Striped Socks by Julia Swart out of Lollipop yarn in the Downton Abbey colourway on size 2.5mm (US1.5)

Follow Your Arrow 2 Mystery KAL with Wollmeise in greenish yellow on size 4.0mm US 7

Knuckle Busters Fingerless Mitts by Cakewalk yarns in yarn I am testing for Vivid Fibre Arts, MCN in the Horizon colourway on size 2.75 mm (US2)

Mitt test knit for Angela of Delusional Knitter Designs, using Berroco Ultra Alpaca on size

Test Knit: Blue Jeans Shawl by Julia Allen a.k.a. julsey designer of MonsterMania and Diane Lanthier a.k.a.freedom4u and owner of The Knotted Bag on Etsy. I am knitting this out of Filatura Di Crosa Zara in the Kelly Green colorway on size 4.5 mm (US7)

Stash Enhancements

Sue received a 3D spindle from Jen Turtle Made on Etsy to test and give a review on the podcast

Prize arrived from Uli, bag and stitch markers for BBSC
Bag – Knitters’ Nook on Etsy
Stitch markers – Creations by Uli on Etsy

Yarn Hoarder pattern giveaway winners were announced in the giveaway thread.

New giveaway from Samantha at Wool Sundae, a skein of sock yarn in the colourway Sweet Tweet, see giveaway thread for details.