Episode 125: Brought to you by poop!!

Show Notes

August 29th , 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 and Instagram

Lynne a.k.a Tollbaby on Ravelry and Instagram

FOs:

Sue:

Finished a project, but it is secret knitting and I cannot show it until it has been received by the recipient.

Lynne:

French Cancan by Mademoiselle C in Cascade 220, Doeskin Heather colorway, on size 5.5mm (US9)

Handbrake by Kay Jones out of Circulo Yarns La seda in Fuschia (3649) on size 4.5 mm (US7)


Poking Around on the Needles:

Sue:

Barn Raising Square by Shelly Mackie and Larissa Brown out of KnitAlong book out of Yarntasia Softy Sock in Rose Garden on size 2.75 mm (US2)
Egg to Owl by Susan B. Anderson out of Loops and Thread Bulky for my sisters twins.

Uptairs Downstairs Cowl by Paula Emons-Fuessle (PrairiePiper of Knitting Pipeline podcast)

Lynne:

Black Death Shawl by Hoxton Handmade, in Art-by-Ana’s SW Aran, color AA-13, on size 5mm (US8)

Sock for me (based on Recipe: A Good, Plain Sock by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee) out of DGB Confetti, colorway 2909, on size 2.5mm (US1.5)

One-Skein-Wonder Baby Sweater by Linda Burt (from One-Skein Wonders book) out of Bernat Softee Chunky in Pumpkin on size 6.5 mm needles (US 10.5)


Book Review: Custom Socks: Knit to fit your feet by Kate Atherley


Questions??

From Selma: When did you start knitting, how did you learn and when did it become a passion?

From Holly: What is your favourite thing to knit, and why?


Coupon Codes:

Amanda a.k.a. littlepanda518 Stitched Together 4g on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon code TTS15 for 15% off until Sept 23, 2015.
Watch her podcast Stitching Ewe and More, she is having a 100 member giveaway!

Rachel a.k.a. sweetknits1997 of Night Owl Fibers on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon code 2TANGLEDfor 10% off until December 31, 2015.

KarrieLyne of FreckledWhimsy on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon code TWOTANGLED15 for 15% off until December 31, 2015.

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!

Lisa a.k.a. 6Munchkinstitchin of SixmunchkinStitching on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon codeTWOTANGLED10 for 10% off and there is no expiry date, ongoing coupon!


Stash Enhancements:

Sue got yarn from Rachel of Luvknotz on Etsy as well as a minion and some Mio!

Sue received a package from Rachel of Night Owl Fibers on Etsy for an upcoming giveaway! (Rachle Paulsel)sweetknits1997

Sue received a pattern Log Cabin Slouchy for an upcoming giveaway!
(Rachle Paulsel) sweetknits1997

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Episode 124: Twist

Show Notes

August 22nd , 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 and Instagram

Lynne a.k.a Tollbaby on Ravelry and Instagram

We went to the Twist Fibre Festival today and had a lot of fun hanging out with out friend Kate from the yarnit and Jaime our local dyer and knit night member.

FO’s

Neither of us have an FO this week.


Poking Around on the Needles:

Lynne:

French Cancan by Mademoiselle C in Cascade 220, Doeskin Heather colorway, on size 5.5mm (US9)

Sue:

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

Boba Fett Socks following Kate Atherley’s Basic Ribbed Sock pattern on size 2.75 mm (US2). Yarn by Ewe Who Knits on Etsy who is Georgina a.k.a. EweWhoKnits from Toronto.

Test knit out of Ella Rae that I cannot show unfortunately.

Barn Raising Square by Shelly Mackie and Larissa Brown out of KnitAlong book out of Yarntasia Softy Sock in Rose Garden on size 2.75 mm (US2)


GIVEAWAY!!!

Kate the awesome creator of the yarnit has given us one to giveaway to one you.

She has kindly given us this one

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To have a chance at winning please comment in the giveaway thread and follow the prompt:

How would a Yarnit change your knitting life.

Giveaway thread will be open for 2 weeks and we will draw a winner on the podcast that will air Sept. 12th.(which should be episode 126)


Stash, Enabling:

Both of us got a skein of yarn from our friend and local dyer Jaime VioletteYarnCo to test out and review, we will cast something on very soon!!

Here is a picture of Sue’s

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Sue bought 2 skeins of DK from The Black Lamb in a charcoal colourway to knit a cowl out of.

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Sue Bought a set of tins for notions from WellspringGifs.com The idea came from Julie WayCoolJulesfrom the Diary of a Yarn Snob podcast, love those tins but out of my price range.

Sue bought a mini braid from Quanta Fibre Arts to spin on her turkish

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Sue received 2 packages from friends this week.

Mandy mandypinecone sent this, Thank you!!

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Ramona monalee81 sent this, Thank you!!

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Coupon Codes:

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!

Lisa a.k.a. 6Munchkinstitchin of SixmunchkinStitching on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon codeTWOTANGLED10 for 10% off and there is no expiry date, ongoing coupon!

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!!

Episode 123: Stitches Haul!!!

Show Notes

August 15th , 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 and Instagram

Lynne a.k.a Tollbaby on Ravelry and Instagram

Selma a.k.a. selma123 on Ravelry

FOs:

Sue:

Barn Raising Square by Shelly Mackie and Larissa Brown out of KnitAlong book out of Yarntasia Softy Sock in Garden Glaze and Toil and Trouble yarn on size 2.75 mm (US2)

Lynne:

Handbrake by Kay Jones out of Gedifra Airmix in Pink on size 4.5 mm (US7)

Selma:

Sock out of Patons Kroy Rag colourway on size 2.25 (US1)

Eeek by ANKESTRiCK out of Sirdar Pure Cotton and Sandnes Garn Mandarin Petit on size 3mm (US2.5)


Poking Around on the Needles:

Sue:

Barn Raising Square by Shelly Mackie and Larissa Brown out of KnitAlong book out of Yarntasia Softy Sock in Rose Garden on size 2.75 mm (US2)

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

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

Egg to Owl by Susan B. Anderson out of Loops and Thread Bulky for my sisters twins.

Lynne:

French Cancan by Mademoiselle C in Cascade 220, Doeskin Heather colorway, on size 5.5mm (US9)

Black Death Shawl by Hoxton Handmade, in Art-by-Ana’s SW Aran, color AA-13, on size 5mm (US8)

Sock for me (based on Sock Recipe: A Good, Plain Sock by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee) out of DGB Confetti, colorway 2909, on size 2.5mm ( US1.5)

Selma:

Scrappy Blanket

Shaelyn by Leila Raabe out of Estelle Arequipa on size 4.5 (US7)


Coupon Codes:

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!

Lisa a.k.a. 6Munchkinstitchin of SixmunchkinStitching on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon codeTWOTANGLED10 for 10% off and there is no expiry date, ongoing coupon!

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!!


Questions!

How Selma and I met!

Lynne:

From Fiddlehead Yarns:
3 skeins Cascade 220 in Doeskin Heather colorway
1 set size US9 5.5mm Crystal Palace circular needles
1 wooden needle case

From Stitches Midwest:

Sparkle YarnIt (testing) from Kate
1 skein blue/red fingering weight OOAK hand-dye from Oasis Yarns
1 skein blue kitten sock yarn from Mia Bella (and backpack)
1 skein Letter Plus sock yarn in Lake Erie colorway from Destination Yarn
1 skein Premium Draft Sock in Rainbow Dash colorway from Brew City Yarn
1 skein Xanadu cashmere from Bijou Basin in Grey colorway
1 set Farmstand mini skeins from Gnome Acres & bag
1 individual Pumpkin Patch mini skein from Gnome Acres
1 individual Batgirl mini skein from Gnome Acres
1 Penny Farthing needle gauge from Retromantic Fripperies
1 set Hiya Hiya darning needles
Yarn from Selma
5 minis from Roundabout yarns to test her different bases
Minis from several podcasters
Gummy bear pen from Irocknits
Zipper Pull from Stockinette Zombies (Megan)

Sue:

1 Fiddlehead store, beads and a needle keeper
1 skein Xanadu cashmere from Bijou Basin in Brown colorway
1 bottle of Allure wash from Bijou Basin
1 skein from Mial Bella a Kitten sock yarn in Green and backpack
1 skein green/yellow fingering weight OOAK hand-dye from Oasis Yarns
1 Needle gauge from from Retromantic Fripperies a bee
1 skein Yarn Love from Stefanie of StitchCraft Marketing in the Sea Ap colourway
Fabric and Aida fabric and snips from Walmart
Yarn earings from Buffalo Wool Truck
Knitting Pipeline bag from Paula prairiepiper
Pen from Cori Irocknits
Mio drink mix
Bag from Mina mina86 Knitting Expat podcast
Fabric and Minions from Mandy mandypinecone
Minion Fabric and minion fabric from Amanda littlepanda518
Sparkly Yarnit from Kate
Cherry Jam from Selma
Minion goodies from Jessica Serenova

Giveaway stuff:
Shawl Pin for giveaway from ForMomCrochet
Handwork Hardware Knitting Needle tube
Yarn from Roundaboutyarn, thank you Terri
Lydia yarn
Books, Kit

Selma

Julianna’s Lucid Dream in Frogs Pijamas
2 skeins Julie Asselin Leizu Fingering, It’s my party, pinata
2 skeins undyed Opal yarn


Let’s mention some of the lovely podcasts we are inspired by and talked about in the show as well while we are at it:

A homespun house
Stitched in Sweden
The Bakery Bears
Disa’s Craftwork
Minerva Turkey
Sockmatician
Stitching Ewe and More

Episode 122: 3 Years, How Time Flies!!!

Show Notes

August 1st , 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 and Instagram

Lynne a.k.a Tollbaby on Ravelry and Instagram

HAPPY 3RD PODIVERSARY!!!

FOs

Lynne:

Top Down Basic Baby Cardigan by Angela Juergens out of yarn minis sent to us by Jencom72 on size 3.5 mm (US4). This was made for our friend Sarah Soho30 who is expecting in January 2016. who is expecting in January 2016.

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Sue:

Trying out making sweater bags and made 2 and testing them out before they go in the shop!

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Poking Around on the Needles

Sue:

Boba Fett Socks following Kate Atherley’s Basic Ribbed Sock pattern on size 2.75 mm (US2). Yarn by Ewe Who Knits who is Georgina a.k.a. EweWhoKnits from Toronto. Bag by littlepanda518 who is the host of the Stitching Ewe and More Podcast, go check her out!

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Barn Raising Square by Shelly Mackie and Larissa Brown out of KnitAlong book out of Yarntasia Softy Sock in Garden Glaze on size 2.75 mm (US2), she is Jen yarntasia on Rav.

Zilver by Lisa Mutch out of Spud and Chloe Fine sock on size 5mm (US8),got a few rows done on it!

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


PODCASTS TO CHECK OUT!

In our group there is a thread you can find here where I list a ton of podcasts both audio and video to check out, this week I wanted to mention a couple and with time and all I forgot.

Julie WayCoolJules has recently started a podcast and is 10 episodes in, she is funny, has great knitting and is really a newbie knitter. Her show is called Diary of a Yarn Snob Go check her out!

Amanda littlepanda518 is a close friend and so cute on air you should really go watch her it is calledStitching Ewe & More, she is gonna have a giveaway when her Ravelry group reaches 100 members, GO JOIN, PRIZES PEEPS!!

A brand new podcast from a very loyal watcher Annette Mamagrizzlyknits, she just started last week and is a natural, the podcast is the same as her Rav id Mama Grizzy Knits.


PRIZES for 3 Year Podiversary!!!

Prize 1: Bag from Amanda littlepanda518 Winner is member # 213 who is purejoy Joy from London, UK, please contact Amanda and she will work with you on the bag.

Prize 2: Sparkle skein of yarn from Julianna’s Fibre juliannapiglet does amazing dye jobs. Winner is member #1170 who is shadystroll Jennifer from New Jersey.

PRIZES for 1200 member draw!!!

Prize 1: A set of Sue’s stitch markers from her shop The Tangled SkeinCA Winner is member # 1027 who isthenightlyknitter who is Nika from Toronto, please contact Sue craftyknitter7 with your choice.

Prize 2: Any pattern up to $8USD Winner is member # 504 who is lip Linda from Okla City, please contact Lynne tollbaby with your pattern choice.


GIVEAWAY: Medium size bag from Darlene of Bags by Awesome Grannie, winning post # 7 who is cvteresawho is Teresa from Chula Vista CA, please contact Darlene AwesomeGrannie to arrange your prize!!

GIVEAWAY: Okanagan Orchard by Marsha Fairy_Little winning post #2 of all the odds who is dragonladyYvonne from Los Angeles


Asked The Tangled Skeins:

See the podcast for our answers, too lengthy to add here!!


COUPON CODES:

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!

Lisa a.k.a. 6Munchkinstitchin of SixmunchkinStitching on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon codeTWOTANGLED10 for 10% off and there is no expiry date, ongoing coupon!

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