Episode 129: And we went long!!!

Show Notes

September 26th, 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

Adminstrative:

Welcome new and returning viewers, please join Ravelry group to be eligible for prizes.

We say hello to Letty (Violette) who is our friend Brandi’s eatmyyarns daughter!!

Donation: We want to thank a viewer for sending us a donation, via our blog, it is really appreciated it.

Pigskin Party KAL in BostonJen’s group Down Cellar Studio podcast group.

Don’t forget to use the coupon codes provided by all the sponsors, Sue’s shop is DCSPIGSKIN10 valid until Feb 7, 2016.


Draw for Spring into Summer KAL

Post # 43 Winner: maamah

Sue will work with the winner on what bag and markers and pattern is wanted.


FOs:

Lynne:

Barley Hat by Tin Can Knits out of Patons North America Canadiana Solids (Vintage) in the Oatmeal colourway on size 4mm (US6) 5mm (US8), good for 22 points in the Pigskin Party KAL.

Basic Garter Stitch Scarf (no pattern) out of Red Heart Boutique Changes in the Aquamarine colorway (#9855) on size 6mm (US10) needles. Good for 14 points in Pigskin Party KAL.

Baby washcloth (Based on Grandmother’s Favorite pattern by Traditional Design) out of Bernat Handicrafter Cotton in the Mod Green colorway on size 4mm (US6) needles. Good for 7 points in Pigskin Party KAL.

Selma:

Shaelyn by Leila Raabe in Estelle Arequipa on size 4.5 mm (US7)

Critter Socks for charity out of Fortisima in pink colourway 38 on size 2.25mm (US1)

Weaving experimentation out of Cascade 220


Poking Around on the Needles:

Sue:

Gummy Bear socks, plain vanilla out of KP Felici in the Gummy Bear colourway on size 2.5 mm (US1.5)

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Marco Polo by Ela Torrente out of Cascade 220 Superwash Sport on size 4.5mm (US7)

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Innocent Pleasure by Iglinz Crafts out of Loops and Threads Impeccable worsted in the Lavendre colourway on size 5mm (US8)

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Mitered Blanket Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis using assorted minis on size 2.75mm (US2)

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Pin Striped Socks out of Blarney from Lolipop yarn on size 2.5mm (US1.5)

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Lynne:

Baby washcloth (Based on Crochet Dishcloth pattern by Toma Creations blog) out of Bernat Handicrafter Cotton in the Faded Denim Ombre colorway on size 3.75mm (F hook).

Barley Hat Too by tin can knits in Patons Canadiana in the Timber colorway on size US 6 (4mm) and 5mm (US8) needles.

Checkerboard Lace Scarf by Purl Soho out of Bijou Basin Ranch Xanadu in the Grey colorway on size 4.5mm (US7) needles.

Selma:

Socks for DH in Julianna’s Lucid Dream Sock in Frogs Pijamas colourway on size 2.25 mm (US1)

Diagonal lace socks by Wendy D Johnson. SHEEPAINTS Silkbamboo on size 2.0 (US0)

Grandfather Vest by Veronique Avery from Knitting 24/7 using Diamond Luxury Collection Merino Lux on size 3.5mm (US4) and 4mm US6)


Questions??

From JenniferBurchell

Where would you recommend buying yarn online?


FiboNautilus is a gorgeous shawl that follows the Fibonacci sequence.
Teresa of Tgail Designs has really outdone herself in this pattern.

She has also decided to give a coupon code to our viewers TWOTANGLED which enables you to get the pattern for $1USD until October 31, 2015.


GIVEAWAY: Ongoing, will draw on Oct 3rd.

Amanda from Stitched Together 4g is giving away one of her Only Child sock sized bags in the winner’s choice of what is in the shop, visit her shop and reply in the thread that we will create to what is your fav fabric that she has listed.


Stash Enhancements:

Sue:

Received minis from Jen a.k.a. StormCoast

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Received my GoT swap package all the way from Australia, thanks so much Leticia ThimbleandPurl and thank you Jenn yarntasia for putting this together!

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Received new charms from Bohemian Findings on Etsy for the shop for Halloween and Christmas themed markers

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Sue received a skein of Lolipop yarn from Lynne in the Blarney colourway.
Sue received some tea in the Chocolate Macaroon flavour from Lynne.

Lynne:

Received her order from Night Owl Fibers, self-striping in the Sherlock and Pumpkin Patch colourways

Selma:

Project bag by The Fawn and The Fox on Etsy
Vogue knitting magazine


Coupon Codes:

Amanda a.k.a. littlepanda518 Stitched Together 4g on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon code TTS15 for 15% off until Oct 31, 2015. Watch her podcast Stitching Ewe and More, she is having a 100 member giveaway!
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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.
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KarrieLyne of FreckledWhimsy on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon code TWOTANGLED15 for 15% off until December 31, 2015.
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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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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!

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Episode 128: Drank the crazy juice!!!

Show Notes:

September 19th, 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

Adminstrative:

Welcome new and returning viewers, please join Ravelry group to be eligible for prizes!!

Pigskin Party KAL in BostonJen’s group Down Cellar Studio podcast group.

FOs:

Lynne:

Pin-Striped Socks by Julia Swart out of Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams Sock Yarn in the Board Shorts self-striping colorway, size US 1 1/2 (2.5mm) needles.

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Poking Around on the Needles:

Sue:

Gummy Bear socks, plain vanilla out of KP Felici in the Gummy Bear colourway on size 2.5 mm (US1.5). These are now for my daughter because they are too girly for me.

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 on size 4.5 mm (US7)

And I drank the crazy juice and cast on a Mitered Blanket Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis using Regia from Mina of Knitting Expat on size 2.75 (US2)

Lynne:

Gentle Vortex by Kari Steinetz out of Bernat Softee Chunky in the Circus colorway, on size US8 (5mm) needles.

The Beekeeper’s Quilt by Tiny Owl Knits, multiple types of fingering-weight yarn on size US5 (3.75mm) needles. Disa asked to see what I was working on, so I figured I’d bring it in.


Questions??

From Juliana AlanaMoya

What is your favorite yarn, if you had to choose only one to knit with forever?


New pattern being released this afternoon!!!

Teresa Seasons who is propper on Ravelry!!

FiboNautilus is a gorgeous shawl that follows the Fibonacci sequence.

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Teresa of TGail Designs has really outdone herself in this pattern.

She has also decided to give a coupon code to our viewers TWOTANGLED which enables you to get the pattern for $1USD until October 31, 2015.


Book Review

We review The Art of Slip Stitch Knitting by Faina Goberstein and Simona Merchant-Dest sent to us by the wonderful people at Interweave.

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NEW GIVEAWAY:

Amanda littlepanda518 from Stitched Together 4g is giving away one of her Only Child sock sized bags in the winner’s choice of what is in the shop,

Prompt: Visit her shop and reply in the thread that we will create to what is your fav fabric that she has listed.

End date: Sept 30th with prize drawn on Oct 3rd.


Podcast we mentioned this week:

The CATT Lady podcast with our friend Andrea TheCATTLady! You must go check her out she is amazing and makes all the things, hence the name Craft All The Things!!!


Stash Enhancements:

Sue:

Received her bag order from Amanda of Stitched Together 4g

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Received her yarn order from Rachel of LuvKnotz

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Received new style curved cable and knitting needles from NekoKnit Cannot wait to try these out!

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Received 2 sets of Knit Blockers to try out from Stefanie of StitchCraft Marketing, Amazing love them!!

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Received 4 books from Tommy at Interweave for future reviews:

Perfectly Feminine Knits by Lene Holme Samsoe
Cozy Knits by Tanis Gray
150 Scandenavian Motifs by Mary Jane Mucklestone
New Lace Knitting by Rosemary (Romi) Hill

Received new style curved cable and knitting needles from NekoKnit Cannot wait to try these out!

Lynne:

Needle Keeper and sweater-sized bag from The Tangled Skein CA


Coupon Codes:

Teresa a.k.a. propper of TGail Designs has released a new pattern called FiboNautilus and is offering a coupon code TWOTANGLED to get you the pattern for $1USD until October 31, 2015 Halloween!!!

Amanda a.k.a. littlepanda518 Stitched Together 4g on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon code TTS15 for 15% off until Oct 31, 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!

Episode 127: Not Discontinued!!!

Show Notes:

September 13th, 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

Adminstrative OR Administrivia as Lynne tollbaby said!!!

Pigskin Party KAL in BostonJen’s group Down Cellar Studio podcast group.

FOs:

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)

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Lynne:

Black Death by Hoxton Handmade out of Art By Ana’s SW Aran Wool in color AA-13 (2 skeins) on size 5mm (US8)

Sock Trial (based on Sock Recipe: A Good, Plain Sock by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee from Knitting Rules) on size 2.5mm (US 1.5)


Poking Around on the Needles:

Sue:

Flax

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

Gummy Bear socks, plain vanilla out of KP Felici in the Gummy Bear colourway on size 2.5 mm (US1.5)

Perfect Retreat Shawl by Susan B. Anderson out Night Owl Fibers in the Gig’em Aggies colourway on size 4mm (US6)

Innocent Pleasure by Iglinz Crafts out of Loops and Threads Impeccable worsted in the lavendre colourway on size 5mm (US8)

Barn Raising Square by Shelley Mackie & Larissa Brown by Shelly Mackie and Larissa Brown out of KnitAlong book out of Mad Tosh Light in the Magic on size 2.75 mm (US2)

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

Lynne:

Pin-Striped Socks by Julia Swart out of Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams Sock Yarn in the Board Shorts self-striping colorway, size US 1 1/2 (2.5mm) needles.

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Russian Grafting instead of the Kitchener Stitch!!!!

Checkerboard Lace Scarf by Purl Soho out of Bijou Basin Xanadu in the Grey colorway on size US 7 (4.5mm) needles.

Innocent Pleasure by Iglinz Crafts out of an unknown worsted single (very scratchy) on size US 8 (5mm) needles).

Gentle Vortex by Kari Steinetz out of Bernat Softee Chunky in the Circus colorway on size US 8 (5mm) needles.

Perfect Retreat Shawl by Susan B. Anderson out of Handmaiden Mini Maiden in the Berry colorway on size US 6 (4mm) needles.


Questions??

From Dixie desz72

Ugliest FO? Or knitting regrets?


Stash Enhancements:

Sue:

Received her yarn from Rachel sweetknits1997 of Night Owl Fibers, gorgeous! Pumking Spice self-striping and variagated Gig’em Aggie.

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Lynne:

Notions from Julie of Diary of a Yarn Snob a.k.a. WayCoolJules


GIVEAWAY DRAWING:

Riverside Studios yarn prize drawn, did you win??? Go watch!!!


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 code TWOTANGLED10 for 10% off and there is no expiry date, ongoing coupon!

Episode 126: Chatty Cathy’s

Show Notes

Episode 126: Chatty Cathy’s

September 5th, 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

Selma a.k.a. selma123 on Ravelry

FOs:

Selma:

Critter Socks by Wendy D. Johnson out of Fortissima Colori Socka Color Mexico on 2.25mm

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Sue:

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

Gummy Bear socks, plain vanilla out of KP Felici in the Gummy Bear colourway on size 2.5 mm (US1.5)

Fibery Friends cross stitch from Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery.

Selma:

Another pair of Critter socks out of the same yarn for charity on 2.25mm (US1)

Shaelyn Shawl By Leila Raabe in Estelle Arequipa in Black on size 4.5 mm (US7)

Diagonal Lace socks by Wendy D. Johnson in Sheepaints Silkbamboo in First Blossoms on 2.0mm (US0)

Squares for my scrappy blanket.

Swatched for the Grandfather Vest by Veronik Avery


Questions?? Ask The Tangled Skeins??

Sue:

From Debra (hummingbird5)

What reasons made you get into podcasting to start with?
It seems like such an investment in time, energy, technology… why do you do it?

From Mary (purlpaw)

What’s your best advice for a first timer at a Stitches event? I’m going to Texas Stitches in September.

Selma:

From Holly (mullhol)

I’d like to know about Selma’s yarn shopping adventures in Peru! (I think it’s Peru? Wait. Uruguay???) I’m not drunk, just forgetful, I swear!)


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. of sweetknits1997 of Night Owl Fibers on Etsy has given our viewers a coupon code 2TANGLED for 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 code 2TS10 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 code TWOTANGLED10 for 10% off and there is no expiry date, ongoing coupon!


Stash Enhancements:

Sue:

Received her trade package from Julie WayCoolJules Diary of a Yarn Snob podcast.

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Received her Rando Mini package from Gnome Acres

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Received a skein of yarn from a viewer to giveaway Riverside Studio who is local to me.

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Selma

Minis by Julianna’s Fibre
Box project bag by Yellowstitchbags on Etsy

GIVEAWAY WINNERS ANNOUNCED:

Watch to see if you won!!!!

Winner for the yarnit drawn

Winner for the Log Cabin Slouchy and the Rainbow Sparkle yarn from Night Owl Fibers on Etsy drawn