Episode 137: FINALLY DONE!!!

Show Notes

November 14th, 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

Sue

Flax by Tin Can Knits, out of SMC Northern Tweed in the Charcoal colorway on size 5mm (US8) needles.

Flax

Mouse, Snowball Buddies by Susan Claudino out of misc worsted weight yarn on size 3.75mm (US5)

Buddies

Lynne

Baby Flax by Tin Can Knits, out of Patons Decor in the Sandcastle Variegated colorway on size 7 (4.5mm) and size 8 (5mm) needles.

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WIPs

Sue:

Mitered Blanket (based on Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis) using assorted minis on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

Handbrake by Kay and Dan Jones out of Vanna’s Choice in Eggplant on size 4.5mm (US7)

Egg to Owl by Susan B. Anderson out of misc yarn in stash, worsted weight on size 3.75mm (US5)

Lynne:

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

Scrappy Blanket out of mini skens (based on Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis and Memory Blanketby Georgie Hallam) on size 2.75mm (US 2) needles.

Rob’s Black Socks of Doom (2×2 rib sock, based on Sock Recipe: A Good, Plain Sock by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee) out of Cascade Heritage Sock in Black and Cascade Heritage Silk in Navy Blue on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

Charcoal Hat (basic 2×2 rib) out of Julianna’s Fibre MCN worsted in Charcoal on 3.75mm (US5) needles.


Book Review

150 Scandinavian Motifs: The Knitter’s Directory by Mary Jane Mucklestone

Interweave/F+W; $24.95

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150 Scandinavian Motifs is an inspirational collection of favorite knitted motifs found in the traditional knitting of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, and the Faeroe Islands. Included in this collection are colorful designs for stars, hearts, flowers, birds and animals, geometric patterns, and more.


Giveaway:

MekaMika on Etsy

Winner of Owls ?? (you’ll have to watch! LOL)

Winner of Rhinebeck (come check out the episode!)


Stash Enhancements:

Sue

ITW fiber

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Huge box from Rachel of Night Owl Fibers

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Winter Camp with The Canadian Knitter Podcast

Sarah a.k.a. TrueCanuckGirl is hosting a winter camp kind of along the lines of Camp Loopey. Come check it out!

Sarah Will be Polar Bear Cabin Leader

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I craftyknitter7 will be Arctic Fox Cabin Leader along with Lynne tollbaby’s help.

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and many podcasters are leading cabins:

Andrea TheCATTLady from The CATT Lady podcast will be Snow Leopard Cabin Leader

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Jen StormCoast from Uncreative Crafter podcast will be Snowy Owl Cabin Leader

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Amanda littlepanda518 from Stitching Ewe and More podcast will be Team Winter Panda Cabin Leader

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Mandy mandypinecone will be Team Puffin as the Day Camp Cabin Leader

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and Jessica Serenova from Serenoca Crafts podcast (sorry I said Serenova Knits) will be Team Arctic Wolf Cabin Leader

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Coupon Codes:

Shameka a.k.a. Shamekaknits MekaMika on Etsy which is Nakniswemo15 which entitles viewers to 15% off of the whole shop until November 30th, 2015.

Rachel (sweetknits1997) of Night Owl Fibers on Etsy has offered our viewers a coupon code for 10% off untilDecember 31, 2015 — 2TANGLED

KarrieLyne of Freckled Whimsy on Etsy has offered our viewers a coupon code for 15% until December 31, 2015 — TWOTANGLED15

Victoria Etshadar (victoriablue) has offered a coupon code to get her 12th Arrow Cowl pattern on Ravelry for $1 USD until February 8, 2016 — DCSPIGSKIN1

Darlene of Bags by Awesome Grannie on Etsy has an ongoing coupon code, with no expiry date for 10% off — 2TS10

Lisa of SixmunchkinStitching on Etsy has an ongoing coupon code with no expiry date for 10% off –TWOTANGLED

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Episode 136: Bossy, McBossy Pants!!

Show Notes

November 14th, 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:

Textured Cowl by Abi Gregorio out of Cascade Magnum in Green on size 10mm (US 15) needles.

The Vermonter Hat by Abi Gregorio out of Cascade Magnum in Green on size 8mm(US 11) needles.

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Reindeer, Snowball Buddies by Susan Claudino out of misc worsted weight yarn on size 3.75mm (US5)

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Lynne:

Queen of Hearts by Valerie Johnson (Wandering Cat Studio) out of Handmaiden Mini Maiden in the Berry colorway on size 4mm (US 6) needles.

Large Lace  by Caitlin ffrench out of Spud and Chloe 7205 Outer on size 12.75 mm (US17)

Four Egg-Cozy Hats by Miriam G. Briggs, made 3 out of on size 3.25 mm (US3) and 4mm (US6)

Selma:

Grandfather Vest by Veronik Avery from Knitting 24/7, in Diamond Luxury Merino Lux on size 4mm (US6)

Hat for Alej based on Fisherman Cap by Morehouse Designs out of Malabrigo Arroyo on size 3.5 mm (US4)

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Handbrake by Kay and Dan Jones out of Malabrigo Rios on size US 6 – 4.0 mm -US 7 – 4.5 mm

Socks based on Pin Striped Socks by Julia Swart out of Night Owl Fibres in Sherlock Holmes

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WIPs (35:15 minutes)

Sue:

Flax by Tin Can Knits out of SMC Northern Wool Tweed on size 5mm (US 8) needles.

Mitered Blanket (based on Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis) using assorted minis on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

Mouse, Snowball Buddies by Susan Claudino out of misc worsted weight yarn on size 3.75mm (US5)

Lynne:

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

Scrappy Blanket out of mini skens (based on Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis and Memory Blanket by Georgie Hallam) on size 2.75mm (US 2) needles.

Rob’s Black Socks of Doom (2×2 rib sock, based on Sock Recipe: A Good, Plain Sock by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee) out of Cascade Heritage Sock in Black and Cascade Heritage Silk in Navy Blue on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

Selma:

Scrappy Blanket

Safari Socks out of Opal Little Prince Series

Featherweight by Hannah Fettig out of Bittersweet Woolery Star Dust in Wicked Colourway on size 3.75 mm (US5)


Stash Enhancements (1 hour 3 min)

Sue:

Jimmy Beans Wool Beanie Bags

Awesome bag from Stitched Together 4g, LOVE IT!!

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Lynne:

Julianna’s Fibre MCN worsted in charcoal won in the KAL in Julianna’s group.

Selma:

Bag from Sue The Tangled SkeinCA

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Fondant Fibres Yorkshire’s Finest in Vallum Hadriani

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Crazy Dog Yarns sock in Gray Poupon (Canadian)

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Crazy Dog Yarns sock in Ingrid’s Understanding

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Regia 6-ply in 6364 colourway

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Madeline Tosh merino light in Thyme

project bag by JennaRose Handmade (Canadian)

projec bag by Nomadic Yarns


NEW Giveaway: (1 hour 22 minutes)

Shamekaknits has sent us 2 sets of markers to giveaway.

Please visit her shop MekaMika on Etsy and respond in the giveaway thread as to which is your fav set that she has in stock or previously sold.

Rules (gotta have em)

Must add a photo in order to qualify for the contest.
1 post per person
Must be a member of the group to be eligible
No chatter in this thread, it will disqualify you from the prize drawing!!

Giveaway will be done on the next podcast (Nov 21st)


Coupon Codes:

New coupon code

Shameka Shamekaknits of MekaMika on Etsy has offered our viewers a coupon code for 15% offNakniswemo15 til November 30th, 2015.

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

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12th Arrow Cowl by Victoria Etshadar a.k.a. VictoriaBlue
DCSPIGSKIN1 is the coupon code,til February 8, 2016.

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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!

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 135: Yarn Snobbing it a little bit…

Show Notes

November 7th, 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

Podcasts mentioned this episode:

The Uncreative Crafter with Jen a.k.a. StormCoast
The CATT Lady with Andrea a.k.a TheCATTLady
The Canadian Knitter with Sarah a.k.a TrueCanuckGirl
Stitching Ewe and More with Amanda a.k.a. littlepanda518
Knitting Expat with Mina a.k.a. mina86
Made with Calrenergy with Carlene a.k.a. carlenergy
Bakery Bears with Kay and Dan a.k.a. bryonybear and Obiwanknitter

FOs

NONE

WIPs

Lynne

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

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Scrappy Blanket out of mini skens (based on Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis and Memory Blanket by Georgie Hallam) on size 2.75mm (US 2) needles.

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Rob’s Black Socks of Doom (2×2 rib sock, based on Sock Recipe: A Good, Plain Sock by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee) out of Cascade Heritage Sock in Black on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

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Queen of Hearts shawl by Valerie Johnson (Wandering Cat Studio) out of Handmaiden Mini Maiden in the Berry colorway on size 4mm (US 6) needles.

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Sue

Flax by Tin Can Knits out of SMC Northern Wool Tweed on size 5mm (US 8) needles.

Flax

Textured Cowl by Abi Gregorio out of Cascade Magnum in Green on size 10mm (US 15) needles.

Textured Magnum

AND now it’s DONE

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Mitered Blanket (based on Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis) using assorted minis on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.


Stash Enhancements

Lynne

String Theory Time (80% SW BFL, 20% Bamboo) in the Luciferin colorway
Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams Sock (80% SW Merino, 20% Nylon) in the Creature of the Night self-striping colorway.
Regia Design Line by Arne & Carlos in colorway 03657 (2 skeins)
Tanis Fiber Arts Blue Label (80% SW Merino, 20% Nylon) n the Jewel colorway
set of US 1.5 (2.5mm) Knitter’s Pride Carbons DPNs
Mini & tea from mandypinecone
Stitch markers from MekaMika on Etsy

Sue

Stitch markers from MekaMika on Etsy, she also sent some for 2 giveaways!
Needle minder and mini from mandypinecone
Wonder Woman fabric & Coordinating yellow fabric to make bag for riizu


KALs and Giveaways

1300 Member Giveaway

The last name we chose didn’t get in touch with us after 30 days, so we drew a new name. Member # 496 (courtneerobinson has won the Handwork Hardware DPN cannister, so please contact Sue with your mailing address!!

Handbrake KAL

Three people have each won one of Kay F. Jones’s patterns, so I’ll get in touch with you to find out which ones you want! 🙂 Yarnfriendly2, lajoyagirl, and victoria are all lucky winners!

Socktober KAL

We had to put the remaining valid entries in a spreadsheet and assign them numbers, so there wasn’t a post number drawn, but minivanmom is the lucky winner, so please get in touch with Sue to discuss your prize!!


Coupon Codes

Rachel (sweetknits1997) of Night Owl Fibers on Etsy has offered our viewers a coupon code for 10% off untilDecember 31, 20152TANGLED

KarrieLyne of Freckled Whimsy on Etsy has offered our viewers a coupon code for 15% until December 31, 2015TWOTANGLED15

Victoria Etshadar (victoriablue) has offered a coupon code to get her 12th Arrow Cowl pattern on Ravelry for $1 USD until February 8, 2016DCSPIGSKIN1

Darlene of Bags by Awesome Grannie on Etsy has an ongoing coupon code, with no expiry date for 10% off — 2TS10

Lisa of SixmunchkinStitching on Etsy has an ongoing coupon code with no expiry date for 10% off —TWOTANGLED

Episode 134: Happy, Snarky and Bitchy!!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN EVERYONE!

Show Notes

October 31st, 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

KALS going on in the group! at the beginning

Handbrake KAL!! Ends on Nov 6th at midnight.
Socktober KAL!! Ends on Oct 31st at midnight.

Explain the rules and let people know if they do not follow, they are disqualified.

Rules (gotta have em)

1 finished object posted per person (if you have more than one, put them ALL in the SAME post.
You must be a member of the group to be eligible.
NO CHATTER in this thread, but you can hop on over to the Chatter Thread to do so.


FOs: at time stamp 4:14

Lynne:

Pin Striped Socks by Julia Swart out of Wullenstudio Superwash Sock in the Here Comes the Sun colorway on size 2.5mm (US1.5). Did flap heel instead of afterthought.

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Nicky’s Bed Socks, based on Sock Recipe: A Good, Plain Sock by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee (out of Knitting Rules) in Knit Picks Felici Sport in the Depths colorway on size US 3 (3.25mm) needles.

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Selma:

Handbrake by K F Jones out of Malabrigo Rios in Pink on size 4.0 mm (US6) and 4.5 mm (US7)

Fancy Man socks a 2×2 ribbed sock out of Julianna’s Lucid Dreams in Frog Pijamas on size 2.25 mm (US1)

Saturday socks out of Julie Asselin Leizu fingering in the pinata colourway, on 2.25mm (US1) – toe up with afterthought heel

Turbo Hat by Teresa Season, Tgail Designs out of Malabrigo Rios on size


Poking Around on the Needles: time stamp 22:16

Sue:

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

Mitered Blanket Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis using assorted minis on size 2.5mm (US1 or 1.5?)

Handbrake Cowl by Kay F. Jones out of Loops & Threads Impecable in the beige colorway on size 4.5mm (US7)

Snowball Buddies by Susan Claudino Reindeer out of scraps on size 3.75 mm (US5)

Lynne:

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

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Scrappy blanketout of mini skeins (based on Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis and Memory Blanketby Georgie Hallam) on size 2.75mm (US2)

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Selma:

Grandfather Vest by Veronik Avery from Knitting 24/7, in Diamond Luxury Merino Lux on size 4mm (US6)

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Hat for Alej out of malabrigo arroyo on size 3.5 mm (US4)

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Handbrake #2 by Kay F Jones out of Rios again on size 4mm (US6) and 4.5mm (US7)

Slip stitch socks out Night Owl Fibers on size 2.25 mm (US1)

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Stash Enhancements: time stamp 49:33

Sue:

David’s Tea – Advent Calendar.
More books from Tommy at Interweave
Free Spirit knits by Anne Podlesak
Dressed in Knits by Alex Capshaw-Taylor
Family Friendly Knits by Courtney Spainhower

Jamberry’s from Andrea to try before I attempt a full set

Selma:

Rhinebeck Stash ITW, Bitterweet Woolery, Potholder Loom,
Persimmon Tree Farm Prime Alpaca
Foster Sheep Farm Worsted Weight
Schachenmayr Regia 6-Fädig Color
Crazy Dog Yarns in Gray Poupon and ingrid’s understanding


Coupon Codes: Ending Oct 31st

FiboNautilus is a gorgeous shawl that follows the Fibonacci sequence. Teresa of Tgail Designs has really outdone herself in this pattern. Coupon code to our viewers TWOTANGLED which enables you to get the pattern for $1USD until October 31, 2015.
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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!