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





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

Checkerboard Lace.jpg

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.

Scrappy Blanket.jpg

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.

Black Socks of Doom.jpg

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.

Queen of Hearts.jpg


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


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

Textured Magnum

AND now it’s DONE


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

Stash Enhancements


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


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


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