Episode 140: Do the Muppets!!

FOs

Lynne:

Rob’s Black Socks of Doom, based on Sock Recipe: A good, plain sock by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee), out of Cascade Heritage in black and Cascade Heritage Silk in navy on size US 1.5 (2.5mm) needles.

Better Late Than Never Beanies by Kathy North, out of Sears Sayelle in Green on size I (5.5mm) hook.

Spiral Mittens by Katie Chase, out of James C. Brett Fusion Chunky in the F5 colorway on size H (5mm) hook.

Spiral Mittens by Katie Chase, out of Sears Sayelle in Green, on size H (5mm) hook.

Sue:

Fish Hat by Thelma Egberts, out of Patons North American Classic Wool Merino in Too Teal, Peacock, and Aran, on size US 7 (4.5mm) needles.


WIPs

Lynne:

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

Sue

Gummy Bear socks, plain vanilla, toe up socks, out of Knit Picks Felici in the Gummi Bear colorway, on size US 1.5 (2.5mm) needles.

Scrappy Blanket, based on the Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis, on size US 1.5 (2.5mm) needles.

Walking Dead MKAL 2015 by Kristen Ashbaugh-Helmreichout, out of Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sock in the Camouflage colorway, on size US 4 (3.5mm) needles.


Stash Enhancements:

Sue:

Fiber Stash yarn from Kristie, in the New Year’s Eve colorway. Kristie has generously donated a skein of the Lady Mary colorway for a future giveaway.

Cross stitch supplies (fabric & floss)

Multiple patterns purchased

tincanknits is doing a 12 Days of Christmas giveaway, a different free pattern every day! Go check out their blog.


Podcast News

Winter Camp

Sarah a.k.a. TrueCanuckGirl from The Canadian Knitter Podcast is hosting a winter camp kind of along the lines of Camp Loopey. TOMORROW is the last day of signups! Please visit the group in order to get your name in before it’s too late!

2016 Mini Skein Swap

Sueis going to lead a mini skein swap for people who want to participate. Please visit the sign-up thread if you’re interested. Survey questions MUST be answered, otherwise your name will not be included in the signup pairings.

For the Mini Skein Swap, Sue made a mistake, yes there are sign ups and they close on Dec 31st, sign up by then or you will not be able to join.

Brown Bag Sock Club 2016

Selma will be leading this club. There are no signups, anyone can participate. Please simply post your finished projects (one per month ONLY) to be entered in the prize drawings.

Random Draw

Sue bought a few copies of the Galactic Hat pattern by Julianna Puccini of Julianna’s Fibre, so Julianna graciously donated a copy of the pattern for one lucky winner. We chose randomly from among all members of the group, and Aetara was the lucky winner!!


Coupon Codes

My shopThe Tangled SkeinCA has on ongoing code for 20% off until I decide to stop it –TANGLEDFRIENDS20

Lara of the fawn & the fox on Etsy – coupon code for 20% off until December 31 – TWOTANGLEDSKEINS

Rachel (sweetknits1997) of Night Owl Fibers on Etsy – coupon code for 10% off until Dec 31 – 2TANGLED

KarrieLyne of Freckled Whimsy on Etsy – coupon code for 15% until Dec 31 – TWOTANGLED15

(VictoriaBlue) coupon code for 12th Arrow Cowl pattern for $1 USD until Feb 8, 2016 – DCSPIGSKIN1

Darlene of Bags by Awesome Grannie on Etsy ongoing coupon code for 10% off 2TS10

Lisa of SixmunchkinStitching on Etsy ongoing coupon code for 10% off – TWOTANGLED

Note: All the cabin leaders for winter camp have coupon codes for Sue’s shop in their respective Ravelry groups.


Happy Holidays to everyone and see you all on January 9th.

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Episode 139: I Should Have Written That Down!!

 

FOs

Lynne

Better Late Than Never Beanies by Kathy North, out of Phentex Worsted in the Marrakech Ombre colorway, on an I hook (5.5mm).

Spiral Mittens by Katie Chase, out of Phentex Worsted in the Marrakech Ombre colorway, on an H hook (5mm).

Better Late Than Never Beanies by Kathy North, out of James C. Brett Fusion Chunky in the F5 colorway, on an I hook (5.5mm).


WIPs

Lynne:

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.

June 2013 Square by Tammy Eigeman Thompson, out of Knit Picks Brava Worsted in the Marina colorway, on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

Easy Saturday Cardigan by Patons Knitting, out of Bernat Softee Chunky in the Fern colorway, on size US 8mm (US11) and 9mm (US 13) needles.

Sue:

Zilver by Lisa Mutch out of Spud and Chloe Super Fine in green on size 5mm (US8) needles.

Fish Hat by Thelma Egberts out of misc yarns, mostly Patons North America Classic Wool Merino in Too Teal, Aran and Peacock on size 4.5 mm (US7) needles.

Wash’s Dinos (cross-stitch pattern) by Stitchykins, for swap.


Book Review:

Unexpected Cables by Heather Zoppetti

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Heather is a knitwear designer, instructor, and author of Everyday Lace (Interweave, 2014).

Her patterns have been published in many Interweave publications such as Knits, Knitscene, and Jane Austen Knits, and by yarn companies such as Manos del Uruguay, Baah Yarns, The Alpaca Yarn Company, Reywa Fibers, and Universal Yarns.

She is also the owner and founder of Stitch Sprouts, a company dedicated to helping your stitches grow. Heather lives and teaches in Lancaster, PA, and be found at www.hzoppettidesigns.com/blog/ and www.stitchsprouts.com.

Retails for $24.99 USD and $27.99 CAD.


Stash Enhancements:

Yarn from Morgan at One Hook Double Stitch for a future giveaway! Thank you, Morgan!


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. Visit herRavelry group for more details and watch the video she put up, it is linked in our thread.

Sue’s cabin is Team Arctic Fox, and Lynne’s cabin is Team Ermine. Come join the fun!


Giveaway:

For this lovely bag by Laura of The Fawn and the Fox, you guys showcased some pretty amazing accomplishments for 2015! However, only one of you could win. This time, that was the lovely Carol, who was post # 40 nannapei. Carol, please PM Selma with your address, and she’ll send you the bag!

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Coupon Codes:

Morgan morg235 from One Hook Double Stitch on Etsy – coupon code for 10% off until January 31 —TANGLED10

Lara of The Fawn & the Fox on Etsy – coupon code for 20% off until December 31 – TWOTANGLEDSKEINS

Rachel sweetknits1997 of Night Owl Fibers on Etsy – coupon code for 10% off until Dec 31 – 2TANGLED

KarrieLyne of The Freckled Whimsy on Etsy – coupon code for 15% until Dec 31 – TWOTANGLED15

VictoriaBlue – coupon code for 12th Arrow Cowl pattern for $1 USD until Feb 8, 2016 – DCSPIGSKIN1

Darlene awesomegrannie of Bags by Awesome Grannie on Etsy ongoing coupon code for 10% off – 2TS10

Lisa sixmunchkinstitching of SixmunchkinStitching on Etsy ongoing coupon code for 10% off –TWOTANGLED

Episode 138: Giggle Happening!!

FOs @ 3 min

Selma

Hill Country Top by Snowden Becker, knit in Cascade 220 on 4.5 mm (US7) made in 2011 and still looking amazing!

Featherweight in Bittersweet Woolery Star Dust Wicked Colourway, knit on 3.75mm (US5)

Safari Socks in Opal Little Prince, 7760 colourway, knit on 2.25mm (US1)

Lynne:

Checkerboard Lace scarf by Purl Soho out of Bijou Basin Ranch Xanadu on size 4.5mm7 (US7 ) needles.

Charcoal Hat (basic 2×2 rib) out of Julianna’s Fibre MCN worsted in Charcoal on size 3.75mm (5) needles.


 

WIPs @ 17 min

Selma:

Nutkin Socks by Beth LaPensee out of Bittersweet Woolery Hero, in Ideling, knit on 2.25mm (US1)

Test knit for Mina86, using Juliana’s Lucky Star sock in Opal, and Berroco ultra alpaca light in cream, knit on 3.75mm (US5)

Lynne:

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.

Basic Crocheted Hat (no pattern) out of Phentex Worsted (I THINK) in the Marrakech Ombre colorway on a size 4mm (G) hook.

Sue:

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)

Gummy Bear socks, plain vanilla toe up out of KP Felici on size 2.75 (US2)

Cross Stitch project for a swap.


 

Book Review: @42:21 min

Perfectly Feminine Knits: 25 Distinctive Designs by Lene Holme Samsøe Interweave/F+W; $26.99USD

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Within the pages of Perfectly Feminine Knits, acquaint yourself with a softer style of knitting with a new collection of garments from author Lene Holme Samsøe that explore striking shapes, refined details, and lovely textures. You’ll delight in patterns that effortlessly combine a thoroughly modern sophistication with a certain delicate femininity. Projects range from knitted sweaters, cardigans, and ponchos to lovely scarves, stockings, mittens, and possibly the prettiest hat one’s ever seen. With patterns both easy and more complex, there’s something for every level of knitter in Perfectly Feminine Knits.


 

Stash Enhancements: @53:55 min

Selma:

Minis from Rachel
New Interweave Mag
Yarn from a really generous viewer,Tanis Fiber Arts in Sprout.

Thank you Kathy Kathy02125 that was so sweet of you!!

Sue:

Swap package for Ornament swap
Package from Tonya Celestya22 thanks so much!!!
Minis from Gnome Acres
NewInterweave Mag
Mega load from KP sale
Yarn from a really generous viewer, Dyabolical in the Cherries Cheese and Wine.

Patterns

by Alicia Plummer

Stonewall Thanks Brandy eatmyyarns

By Melissa Schaschwary

Bee Balm
Overlynd
Earnshaw
High Plains
Chateau

by Margeau Soboti

Boyfriend Sweater

by Mari Chibi

Miya Shawl

by Laura Aylor

Ashore

From Lynne: Walking Dead yarn, Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sock in Camouflage

Lynne:

1 skein of Opal Van Gogh Starry Night from a viewer

Knit Picks Brava
Dove Heather Colorway, 5 skeins
Marina colorway, 9 skeins
Tranquil colorway, 12 skeins


 

Giveaway: @1h22 min

Bag by Lara of the fawn & the fox follow the prompt by watching the episode.


1h22min

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.

Visit her Ravelry group for more details and watch the video she put up, it is linked in our thread.

Here is the video that explains it all.


The Tangled SkeinCA is having a huge giveaway in the Ravelry Group but you have to watch to podcast to find out what the question is. There is also a coupon code mentioned on the show.


Coupon Codes:

Lara of the fawn & the fox on Etsy – coupon code for 20% off until December 31 – TWOTANGLEDSKEINS

Rachel (sweetknits1997)person) of Night Owl Fibers on Etsy – coupon code for 10% off until Dec 31 –2TANGLED

KarrieLyne of Freckled Whimsy on Etsy – coupon code for 15% until Dec 31 – TWOTANGLED15

VictoriaBlue coupon code for 12th Arrow Cowl pattern for $1 USD until Feb 8, 2016 – DCSPIGSKIN1

Darlene AwesomeGrannie of Bags by Awesome Grannie on Etsy ongoing coupon code for 10% off 2TS10

Lisa 6munchkinstitching of SixmunchkinStitching on Etsy ongoing coupon code for 10% off – TWOTANGLED