Episode 144: You can’t take her anywhere…

 

The Mighty FOs              Timestamp 6:59

Sue:

Merrick by Amanda Schwabe out of Blad Dyeworks in Malibu on size 3.75 mm (US 5) needles.

CAMP - Merrick

Lynne:

Basic Bulky Beanie by Janaya Chouinard, out of Bernat Softee Chunky in the Circus colorway on a 6mm (J) hook.

Basic Bulky Beanie (HDC)


WIPs and Chains            Timestamp 12:12

Sue:

Scrappy blanket with the pattern Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis on size 2.5 mm (US 1.5) needles.

Fractal Danger by Martina Behm out of Fiber Optic gradient Espresso-Crimson-Gold on size 3.5mm (US 4) needles.

Toryn Gable by Lynn Di Cristina out of Bittersweet Woolery Hero base in Wasabi and Solar Flair colorways on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

Lynne:

Hitchhiker by Martina Behm, out of Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasures in the Shagalicious colorway on size 3 mm (US 2.5) 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.

Elven Pixie Baby Blanket by Tallgalknits out of Schachenmayr SMC Bravo in colorway 8184 on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

April 2015 Square by Tammy Eigeman Thompson out of Knit Picks Brava in the Tranquil colorway, on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

Neon Socks (as-yet-unnamed design) out of Fluro Time in colorway 002 on size 2.25mm (US 1) needles.


Flash the Stash                 Timestamp 33:19

Sue:

Notions pouch from Katie (nekozukiknits)
Beanie Bag from Jimmy Beans Wool
Mini Skein swap package
Firefly swap package

Lynne:

Notions pouch from Katie (nekozukiknits)
Loops & Threads Woolike in Mauve (IT’S RED)
Cascade 220 Superwash in colorway 1921
Cascade 220 Superwash Aran in colorway 871


Giveaway winners                         Timestamp 47:27

Katie of Nekozuki Knits on Etsy is a Canadian who lives in Calgary, Alberta. Katie also has a podcast and is quite lovely to watch, so go check her out!

Katie generously donated two project bags (one large, one small), so please check it out to see if you won! PM Sue if your name was called, and she’ll put you in touch with Katie!

New Giveaway!! Timestamp 49:50

Mina Phillip (mina86) has offered up a copy of her newly-released pattern, Highland Peaks – choose from either the fingering version or the worsted version. To win, please tell us what other patterns of Mina’s you’d like to knit, and post a picture of the yarn you’d use. (PIC IS REQUIRED)

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Rules: One post per person, must be a member of the group, no chatter.


On the Boob Tube                  Timestamp 50:17

Tiny Paper Foxes with Jennie (tinypaperfoxes) and Devon (brineandheath) – a fun husband and wife duo.

Sticks and Twine with Eric (eplutz) from Toronto! Awesome new male podcaster!


Save your Pennies: Coupon codes             Timestamp 51:07

Katie of Nekozuki Knits on Etsy – coupon code for 10% off until February 29th – TWOTANGLED10
Morgan from One Hook Double Stitch on Etsy – coupon code for 10% off until January 31 – TANGLED10
VictoriaBlue coupon code for 12th Arrow Cowl for $1 off until Feb 8 – 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 – TWOTANGLED10

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Episode 143: 1400 and Counting!!

 

The Mighty FOs Timestamp 2:00

Lynne:

Magdolna by Emily Matisz, out of Sublime Yarn Angora Merino in Ice Blue, on size 3.5mm (US 4) and 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

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

Kick in the Pants Socks by Lollipop Yarn out of Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams Self-striping sock on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

Sue:

Square on scrappy blanket (see WIPs)


WIPs and Chains Timestamp 12:05

Lynne

Hitchhiker by Martina Behm, out of Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasures in the Shagalicious colorway on size 3 mm (US 2.5) 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.

Elven Pixie Baby Blanket by Tallgalknits out of Schachenmayr SMC Bravo in colorway 8184 on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

April 2015 Square by Tammy Eigeman Thompson out of Knit Picks Brava in the Tranquil colorway, on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

Plain Vanilla socks (based on Sock Recipe: A Good, Plain Sock by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee) out of Filatura Lanarota Fluro Time in color 002 on size 2.25mm (US 1) needles.

Sue:

Merrick by Amanda Schwabe out of Blad Dyeworks in Malibu on size 3.75 mm (US 5) needles.

Scrappy blanket with the pattern Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis on size 2.25 mm (US 1) needles.

Highland Peaks by Mina Phillip out of Cascade 220 Superwash in Cream, Brown and Dream in Color Classy in Green on size 6 mm (US 10) needles.

Fractal Danger by Martina Behm out of Fiber Optic gradient Espresso-Crimson-Gold on size 3.5mm (US 4) needles.


Flash the Stash Timestamp 40:38

Sue:

Received a fun package from eatmyyarns. Thank you, Brandi!!!

Lynne:

1 skein Loops & Threads Woolike in Mauve (forgot to bring it in to show)
Received a fun package from eatmyyarns. Thank you Brandi, and thanks for the awesome drawing, Letty!


1400 Member Giveaway!!!!! Timestamp 39:28
Day of the Donnas!

So we reached 1400 members in the Ravelry group this week! We decided to give away 2 patterns worth up to $10 USD. Lucky winners were member #50 (DJDee) and member #1040 (TechAlum). So DJDee can contact Lynne for her pattern, and TechAlum can contact Sue for hers! Congratulations to both of you!


Wanna Win? New Giveaway! Timestamp 44:44

Katie, (Nekozukiknits) is a Canadian who lives in Calgary, Alberta. She also has a podcast and an Etsy shop! She has offered to give away not one, but TWO bags (one small, one large) of the winner’s choice from her shop. The winner can also choose the style/shape of bag they’d like.

Prompt: Please let Katie know what other organizational products you look for besides bags.

RULES:

  • Must be a member of our Ravelry group to enter
  • One post per person
  • NO chatter

Not only is Katie giving away some bags, but she’s also offered us a coupon code for her shop! Please see the “Save your Pennies” section below for the code!


Boob Tube: Podcasts to check out! Timestamp 46:55

NH Knits Podcast with Claire
Spicy Homemaker Podcast with Melissa
Yarn Junkie Podcast with Amber


Save Your Pennies: Coupon Codes Timestamp 49:00

Morgan from One Hook, Double Stitch on Etsy – coupon code for 10% off until January 31, 2016 –TANGLED10

VictoriaBlue – coupon code for $1 off the 12th Arrow Cowl pattern until February 8, 2016 – DCSPIGSKIN1

Katie NekozukiKnits on Etsy – coupon code for 10% off until February 29, 2016 – TWOTANGLED10

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 – TWOTANGLED10


Winter Camp 2016 Timestamp 51:53

Winter Camp with Sarah TrueCanuckGirl from The Canadian Knitter podcast.

Where we talk about camp, how points work and give our cabin members props for such great work.

Cabin Leaders are:

craftyknitter7 Sue – Two Tangled Skeins
tollbaby Lynne – Two Tangled Skeins
TrueCanuckGirl Sarah – The Canadian Knitter
mandypinecone Mandy – Mandypinecone Crafts
littlepanda518 Amanda – Stitching Ewe and More
Serenova Jessica – Serenova Crafts
StormCoast Jen – The Uncreative Crafter
TheCATTLAdy Andrea – The CATTLady

Episode 142: Oh, it just keeps coming!

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The Mighty FOs

Lynne

Magdolna hat by Emily Matisz out of Sublime Yarns Angora Merino in Ice Blue on size 4 (3.5mm) and size 7 (4.5mm) needles.

Magdolna


WIPs and Chains

Sue

Scrappy blanket with the pattern Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis on size 2.5 mm (US1.5) needles.

CAMP - I drank the crazy juice!!!

Bundle Up Cowl by Diane Lanthier out of Miss Babs Yowza in Biker Chick on size 5 mm (US8) needles.

CAMP - Bundle Up Cowl

Highland Peaks by Mina86 out of Cascade 220 Superwash in Cream, Brown and Dream in Color Classy in Green on size 6 mm (US10) needles.

Highland Peaks

Fractal Danger by Martina Behm out of Fiber Optic gradient Espresso-Crimson-Gold on size 3.5mm (US4) needles.

CAMP - Danger

Lynne

Kick in the Pants Socks by Lollipop Yarn, out of Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams Sock, no colorway (I call it Forest Shade) self-striping on size 2.5 mm (US1.5) needles.

Forest Shade Socks

Hitchhiker by Martina Behm, out of Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasures in the Shagalicious colorway on size 3 mm (US2.5) needles.

Hitchhiker in Orange

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.

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Elven Pixie Baby Blanket by Tallgalknits out of Schachenmayr SMC Bravo in colorway 8184 on size 4.5mm (US7) needles.


Flash the Stash

Sue:

New magazine subscription Creative Knitting
Stitch markers from rabbitribbit
A few patterns

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Lynne:

1 skein Regia Design Line Hand-dye Effect by Kaffe Fassett, color 8852
Sock blockers from Rob
3 skeins of Queensland Collection Rustic Wool in colorway 31 from propper for charity knitting/crochet
3 skeins Regia 4-ply sock yarn (one skein #522, one skein #2066, one skein #44)


Bundle-Up Cowl Giveaway – WINNER

Post #2 won the pattern from freedom4u, so lopsm, Congratulations!!!! Sue will PM your name to Diane so that you can receive your prize!


Off the Shelf – Book Reviews

Free Spirit Knits: 20 Knitted Garments and Accessories Inspired by the Southwest – by Anne Podlesak

(Interweave/F+W – $25.99 USD – $28.99 CAD – Released November 2015)

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Knit your wildest dreams in windswept color and texture with indie dyer and designer Anne’s new book.

Anne shares a gorgeous collection of 20 knitted garments and accessories—for both men and women—that combine the beauty of the high desert with a sense of play and adventure.

These featured pieces have elegant silhouettes and rich color palettes. Free Spirit Knits includes a gorgeous knitted cardigan-style coat (Grand Canyon Coat), monochromatic knitted socks (Petroglyph Socks), stunning lace knitting (Aspens Sweater), and much more.

Whether your nearest canyon is made of rock or skyscrapers, Free Spirit Knits will see you knitting off into the sunset.


Save Your Pennies: Coupon Codes

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

(VictoriaBlue) coupon code for 12th Arrow Cowl for $1 off 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 – TWOTANGLED10


Happy knitting, crocheting, spinning, weaving or whatever! Have a great week!

Episode 141: Happy New Year, We were chatty!!

 

 

FOs Timestamp 4m52s

Selma:

Nutkin by Beth Lapensee in Bittersweet Woolery Hero in the Idling colourway. Knit on 2.25mm (US1) needles.

Across the Pond by Mina Phillip in Julianna’s Fibre Star Dust in the Opal colourway, and Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light in a cream colour on size 3.75 (US5) needles.

Shetland triangle by Evelyn Clark knit in Sandnes Garn Kitten in a glittery blue on size 5mm (US8) needles.

Rikke Hat knit in Brooks Farm Surrey on size 3.5mm (US4) and 4.5mm (US7) needles.

Sue:

Vanilla socks out of Knit Picks Fellici in the Gummy Bears colourway on size 2.5 mm (US1.5) needles.

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


WIPs Timestamp 20m08s

Lynne:

Dad’s Annual Christmas Socks based on the Sock Recipe: A Good Plain Sock pattern by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, out of Bernat Sox in the Desert Storm colorway on size 3.25 mm (US3) needles.

Magdolna hat by Emily Matisz out of Sublime Yarns Angora Merino in Ice Blue on size 4 (3.5mm) and size 7 (4.5mm) needles.

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

Kick in the Pants Socks by Lollipop Yarn, out of Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams Sock, no colorway (I call it Forest Shade) self-striping on size US 1.5 (2.5mm) needles.

Hitchhiker by Martina Behm, out of Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasures in the Shagalicious colorway on size 3 mm (US2.5) needles.

Sue:

Camp Projects:

Scrappy blanket with the pattern Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis on size 2.5 mm (US1.5) needles.

Toryn Gable by Lynn Di Cristina out of Bittersweet Woolery Hero in Solar Flair and Wasabi on size 4.5 mm (US7) needles.

Merrick by Amanda Schwabe out of Blad Dyeworks Super Soft DK on size 3.75 mm (US5) needles.

Fractal Danger by Martina Behm out of Fiber Optic Yarn Kashmir Paintbox Espresso Crimson Gold Gradient on size 3.5 mm (US4) needles.

High Plains by Melissa Schaschwary out of Malabrigo Rios in Coco on size 5 mm (US8) needles.

Other Projects: Test Knits

Bundle Up Cowl by Diane Lanthier out of Miss Babs Yowza in Biker Chick on size 5 mm (US8) needles.

Highland Peaks by mina86 out of Cascade 220 Superwash in Cream, Brown and Dream in Color Classy in Green on size 6 mm (US10) needles.

Selma:

On the Grass by Joji Locatelli, knit in Malabrigo Arroyo in Regatta Blue on 4mm (US7) needles.


Stash Enhancements: Timestamp 57m11s

Lynne:

-Red Heart Super Saver in Medium Thyme, Black and Camouflage to expand the blanket I made for Rob’s son last year.
-Surprise package from Cathy – THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!
-Bryspun Sock Blockers from Selma – I am so spoiled 🙂 Thank you!
-Sock Blockers from Rob 🙂

Sue:

Electric Eel Wheel
Hedgehog Fibers #getyouryarnwishesgranted on Instagram
-Surpise package from Cathy
Jimmy Beans Wool Beanie Bag
-One Line a Day Five Year Memory Book
Tuft Soap
-Bryspun Sock Blockers from Selma
-Knitting Yarns by Ann Hood – Writers on Knitters

Selma:

-Bryson sock blockers
-Tufts soap
Knit picks Fellici in Tea Party and Nassau
Judy Kavanagh Turkish spindle with some fibre to fan the flame!!
-Lang Jawoll Magic in color 840026
-Regia Arne and Carlos in 3654 and 3657
-Minis galore from aloha blu
Sweater Girls by Madeline Weston and Rita Taylor


Timestamp 1h28m

Brown Bag Sock Challenge Winner for October-December 2015, Post # 41 Ravelry Name: carolynh. Please PM Sue to discuss the bag and markers you’ve won!

Timestamp 1h31m
Brown Bag Sock Challenge 2016 – Selma will be running this challenge – No sign ups this year. Watch the podcast for a detailed discussion of rules and guidelines!

Timestamp 1h38

Winter Camp 2016 Sarah a.k.a. TrueCanuckGirl from The Canadian Knitter Podcast 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.

Timestamp 1h30m

2016 Mini Skein Swap signups closed, all info is in the thread in our group, pm Sue craftyknitter7 if you have any questions!

The Tangled Skein CA – Sue’s shop is on vacation and will be doing a large update at the end of January!

Timestamp 1h35m

New Giveaway: Diane Lanthier has offered to give away a copy of her new pattern Bundle Up Cowl, please tell us what yarn you would use for the cowl if you won, and post pics, we love drooling over yarn. We will draw next time we record.


Coupon Codes: Timestamp 1h38m

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

(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 – TWOTANGLED10