Episode 113: Hot and Bothered!!

Show Notes

May 30, 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

FOs

Lynne:

Kathy Zimmerman square out of Northampton Bulky on size 6.5 mm (US10.5)

WIPs

Lynne

Square from the Great North American Afghan book (she will link it later) out of Northampton Bulky Colonial Blue on size 6.5 mm (US10.5)

Sue

Zilver by Lisa Mutch out of Spud and Chloe Fine sock in green colourway 7818 on size 5mm (US8)

Marco Polo by Ela Torrente out of Cascade 220 Sport superwash in burnt orange, cream and brown on size 4.5 mm (US7)

Flax by Tin Can Knits out of SMC Northern Wool Tweed on size 5mm (US8)

Barn Raising Square by Larissa Brown and Shelley Mackie out of Knit Along book out of on size 2.75 mm (US2) out of yarn minis from a swap.

Stash Aquisitions:

Sue received some mini skeins from Abby aka cozycrafting of Cozy Crafting Podcast and is very excited to add them to her blanket. Abby also dyes yarn and her shop is called Wild Oak Yarns

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Sue also received her club shipment from Yarntasia/Girlwiththerabbit and loves them so much!

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Giveaway:

This week’s giveaway is from Amy Davis aka LameyDoofus of Household6goodies on Etsy and it is for a small wedge bag that she sent a while back, please visit the separate giveaway thread for the prompt.

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CURRENT COUPON CODES:

Audrey a.k.a. audrey0906 of OwlforU on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon code TwoTangled15 for 15% off (10$ min purchase) until May 31, 2015

Katherine a.k.a. Prettystix of Lollipop Acres Fiber on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon code TTS15 for 15% off until June 15th.

KarrieLyne of FreckledWhimsy on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon code TWOTANGLED15 for 15% off until December 31st yes until the end of the year!!

Darlene a.k.a. AwesomeGrannie of Bags by Awesome Grannie on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon code 2TS10 for 10% off and there is no expiry date, ongoing coupon!

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Episode 112: Screezing and Rememberable

May 24, 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

Fos

Sue:

Barn Raising Square by Larissa Brown and Shelley Mackie out of Knit Along book out of on size 2.75 mm (US2) out of yarn minis from a swap and from Lynne

Lynne: Finished it by the end of the episode

Meredith Morioka Square out of Valley Yarns Northampton Bulky in Stone Blue on size 6.5 mm (US10.5)

Wips:

Sue:

Zilver by Lisa Mutch out of Spud and Chloe Fine sock in green colourway 7818 on size 5mm (US8)

One Way Tee by Debbie O’Neill out of Malabrigo in Coco that my dear friend Selma aka selma123 got me a few years ago when she visited the factory in Uraguay! This is being knit on size 4.5mm (US7)

Barn Raising Square by Larissa Brown and Shelley Mackie out of Knit Along book out of on size 2.75 mm (US2) out of yarn minis from a swap.

Podcasts to check out:

LuvKnotz with Rachel aka luvknotz fairly new to podcasting and only has 4 episodes up, she also dyes yarn and fibre check out here shop here!!

Stitching Ewe and More with Amanda aka littlepanda518 she is fairly new and has 14 episodes upshe also sells bags but has not opened her shop as of yet!

Bookish Stitcher with Jeanette aka BookishStitcher, as the name shows she loves books and I really love how in depth she reviews books and her selection is really great.

EIN Knits with Shelby aka yesthatshelby, I wait eagerly every week for her show, I absolutely love, love, love it. She also sells really nice bags on Etsy, check out her shop EINmade!!

And don’t forget about our all time fav Sarah aka TrueCanuckGirl and her podcast The Canadian Knitter

Lynne tollbaby also mentioned Minerva Turkey podcast with Shannon aka MinervaTurkey and I really need to catch up on hers. I see binge watching in my future!!!

CURRENT COUPON CODES:

Audrey a.k.a. audrey0906 of OwlforU on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon code TwoTangled15 for 15% off (10$ min purchase) until May 31, 2015

Katherine a.k.a. Prettystix of Lollipop Acres Fiber on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon code TTS15 for 15% off until June 15th.

KarrieLyne of FreckledWhimsy on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon code TWOTANGLED15 for 15% off until December 31st yes until the end of the year!!

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!

Episode 111: No Notes to be Had!!

May 16, 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

No show notes this week but most of what we talk about can be found in last week’s notes here or here

CURRENT COUPON CODES:

Audrey a.k.a. audrey0906 of OwlforU has given our viewers a coupon code TwoTangled15 for 15% off (10$ min purchase) until May 31, 2015

Katherine a.k.a. Prettystix of Lollipop Acres Fiber on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon code TTS15 for 15% off until June 15th.

KarrieLyne of FreckledWhimsy on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon code TWOTANGLED15 for 15% off until December 31st yes until the end of the year!!

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!

Episode 110: And Then There Were 2!!

Show Notes: May 9, 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

Special Announcement!!

As some of you have read Kari has decided to leave the podcast for personal reasons and she may or may not be coming back, she posted it here if you want to read the post.

FOs

Sue:

Diamond Cowl test knit by Ashley Ratnam of Redsockbluesockyarnco out of her DK merino in the colourway Bar Lime which is discontinued but she has another in her shop, knit on size 5 mm (US8)

Lynne:

In which she calls it Hail Hydra!! Dagmara Berztiss Square from Great American Aran Afghan book, out of Valley Yarns Northhampton Bulky in Pacific Teal colorway on size 10.5 needles (6.5 mm)


Poking Around on the Needles:

Sue:

Marco Polo by Ela Torrente out of Cascade 220 Sport superwash in burnt orange, cream and brown on size 4.5 mm (US7)

Barn Raising Square by Larissa Brown and Shelley Mackie out of Knit Along book out of yarn from Lynne on size 2.75 mm (US2)

Plain Vanilla socks out of Knittyandcolor green and black sock blank on size 2.5 mm (US1.5)

Zilver by Lisa Mutch out of Spud and Chloe Fine sock in green colourway 7818 on size (still deciding

Lynne:

Carol Adams Square from the Great American Aran Afghan book, out of Valley Yarns Northhampton Bulky in the Dark Green Heather colorway on size 10.5 (6.5mm) needles.


Draw for the HauteKnit Yarn in the Bright Summer Day colorway!! Winning post is # 50 who is apple380, congrats Jamie, contact craftyknitter7 with your address!


Spring Into Summer CKAL going on, see group for full details!!


Stash Enhancements:

Handspun yarn from Katherine a.k.a. Prettystix of Lollipop Acres Fiber on Etsy sent in two beauties of her very own handspun, on in green, mine of course and one for a future giveaway!

Bag and stitch markers from Kara of DarnItSewWhat on Etsy. I will use them for a week or so and do a review.

The Sock Ruler sent us one to review and one for a future giveaway, love this tool already!

Bags from Lois a.k.a. KnittingsMyBag from Knittings My Bag which you can find her shop here which one will be used for a future giveaway!

Future Stash Enhancement

New club announced by Julianna a.k.a. juliannapiglet of Julianna’s Fibre, Emerald Forest club which is going to be jewel tones and neutral stripes, go get your now in her shop here Do it!!!!!!


CURRENT COUPON CODES:

Audrey a.k.a. audrey0906 of OwlforU has given our viewers a coupon code TwoTangled15 for 15% off (10$ min purchase) until May 31, 2015

Katherine a.k.a. Prettystix of Lollipop Acres Fiber on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon code TTS15 and I will find out when it expires.

KarrieLyne of FreckledWhimsy on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon code TWOTANGLED15 for 15% off until December 31st yes until the end of the year!!

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!

Episode 109: Punch Drunk

Show Notes: May 3, 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

FOs: NONE!

WIPS:
Sue:

Marco Polo by Ela Torrente out of Cascade 220 Sport superwash in burnt orange, cream and brown on size 4.5 mm (US7)

Diamond Cowl test knit by Ashley Ratnam of Redsockbluesockyarnco out of her DK merino in the colourway Bar Lime which is discontinued but she has another in her shop, knit on size 5 mm (US8)

Barn Raising Square by Larissa Brown and Shelley Mackie out of Knit Along book out of yarn from Lynne on size 2.75 mm (US2)

Lynne:

Dagmara Berztiss Square from Great American Aran Afghan book, out of Valley Yarns Northhampton Bulky in Pacific Teal colorway on size 10.5 needles (6.5 mm)

Plain Vanilla Ribbed sock from Sock Recipe: A Good, Plain sock by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee (Knitting Rules) out of Cascade Heritage Sock in black on size 1.5 needles (2.5mm)


Stash Enhancements:

Sue:

From MDSW: I got a sock blank from Knittyandcolor who is our friend Sarah, love it so much. I got a bowl for my supported spindle, a set of 32” addi turbo lace in size 2.5 mm and a set of Chiagoo lace in 2.75 mm to try out, was looking for Hiya Hiya sharps but did not find any.
I bought a set of chop stitcks for my hubby. I almost fell down in the Miss Babs booth but decided not to get anything.

From Fibre Space: I got two skeins of Spud and Chloe Fine and a 1” gauge measurer and a roll of green highlighter tape cuz green!

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From the Candy Kitchen: I got a huge bag of caramel popcorn and some dark chocolate for the hubby and a mixed nuts bag for me.

From Krystal’s Destash: I got a skein of Haldecraft and a skein of Yarn Ink and both are new to me yarns.

Lynne:

From MDSW: One skein of Knitty and Color’s Hardcore Sock in the Toothless / Night Fury colorway, one skein of Malabrigo Sock in the Rayonvert colorway from Misty Mountain Farm. One glass orifice hook fromShipyard Point Glassworks in Franklin, Maine.
From krys5797’s destash, I got a skein of Three Irish Girls Springvale Sock in the Shake Your Tail Feathers colorway and a skein of Handmaiden Sea Wool in the Marine colorway.


We attended the Podcaster meetup which was fun as it always is.

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CURRENT COUPON CODES:

Audrey a.k.a. audrey0906 of OwlforU has given our viewers a coupon code TwoTangled15 for 15% off (10$ min purchase) until May 31, 2015

KarrieLyne of FreckledWhimsy on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon code TWOTANGLED15 for 15% off until December 31st yes until the end of the year!!

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!


KAL/CAL – Spring Into Summer!!!

What qualifies: Anything really as long as it is started on or after May 1st and you use 100 g skein of yarn, and you cast off by August 15th.

For social media use #TTSknitalong15

RULES:
Must be a member of the group to participate
One finished item picture must posted in FO thread
One post per person
Should at least use 100 g of yarn and a reasonable project

Prizes:

A set of Sue’s stitch markers in the colour of your choice
1 pattern up to $8USD

Theme: Spring into Summer KAL/CAL

Timeframe: Start no earlier than May 1st and end August 15th, 2015

No-chatter thread to post your finished objects is here.