Episode 164: It’s SUMMER!!!

 

The Mighty FOs!

Sue:

RFYP DK Hat by Katie Piche (NekozukiKnits) out of Tinted Tangles Merino DK on size 3.75 mm (US 5) needles.

Lynne:

Julie H. Levy square from The Great American Aran Afghan by XRX Books / Knitters Magazine out of Knit Picks Brava in the Freesia colorway on size 5 mm (US 8) needles.

Diagonal Knit Dishcloth by Jana Trent out of Bernat Cottontots in White on size 4.5 mm (US 7) needles.


WIPs & Chains

Sue:

Boba Fett socks for Shawn out of Ewe Who Knits fingering Irish Fairy Tree on size 2.75mm (US 2) needles.

Shirestones Hat Test Knit by Mina Philipp (mina86) out of Berroco Ultra Alpaca in the Green Heather on size 4 mm (US 6) needles.

Jelly Rolls by Mara Catherine Bryner out of Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams in the Rockets colourway on size 2.5mm (US 1) needles. First of my Canada KAL projects!

Playdate by Tin Can Knits for my nephew’s son Zayne out of KnitPicks Comfy fingering on size 3.75 mm (US 5) needles.

Fractal Danger by Martina Behm out of Fiber Optic Paintbox Gradient in the Espresso-Crimson-Gold colorway on size 3.5mm (US 4) needles.

Lynne:

Ruby Hexagon Blanket by Nova Seals in Knit Picks Brava Worsted in Tranquil, Marina, Freesia and Dove Heather on a 4mm (G) hook.


On the wheel:

Sue:

Wacky Windmill, bday gift from Lynne. Fiber is Corriedale in the Little Green Men colorway.

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Canada KAL: Starts July 1st

#CanadaKAL2016 on Instagram!

Don’t forget to check out the coupon code thread, so many great deals to be had.

New prizes that have arrived in the last week:

Michelle a.k.a. Meeshelle from My Whimsy Creations on Esty sent us 2 sets of her stitch markers

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Flash the Stash!

Lynne:

Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams Sock Yarn in the Prism colorway.

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Sue:

Voolenvine Yarns from Kristin a.k.a voolenvine and Yarngasm podcast sent 3 skeins of yarn to us. Lynne and I each get one and one is going to be a giveaway for our viewers. This is pretty awesome since her updates sell out in minutes, so glad she is a friend!

Footsie base Beach Bum
Nouveau base in Myth
Wolke base in Dirty on Purpose

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Save Your Dollars

Bags by Awesome Grannie – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – 2TS10
SixmunchkinStitching – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – TWOTANGLED10

NOTE: If you want to provide us with a coupon code for your shop, please pm one of us!


On the Boob Tube or Audio Waves (Podcasts mentioned)

After Hours Knitting Group a live feed podcast that you can write in questions that will be answered at the end each episode with hosts:
Sarah TrueCanuckGirl – Brandi eatmyyarns – Tonya Celestya22 – Amanda littlepanda518

The Knitting Type with Sara a.k.a. TheKnittingType

Fluffy Fibers with Isabelle a.k.a. FluffyFibers, who will be having a baby boy soon so will be away from the podcast but still active on Instagram.

And I want to give another mention of Cherry Purls Podcast with a mother/daughter team Merry snipinfooland Robyn Teenybutton again as I really enjoyed catching up on the past 10 episodes.

Robyn also has a nice Etsy shop called TeenyButtonStudio


Shopaholics!!!

Here are the other Etsy shops we mentioned in this week’s podcast!

Sarah (rabbitribbit has a lot of lovely new stitch markers in her shop – RabbitRibbitLamb

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ANOTHER Sarah (slornamentals of Seattle Sky Dyeworks has recently updated her shop with PILES of stitch markers, and now offers chain row counters and orifice hooks as well as her fantastic yarns, fibers, drop spindles and shawl pins!

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Happy crafting, everybody, and have a great week!

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Episode 163: Can’t word, haz the dumb…

No FOs for you!


Wips and Chains

Sue:

RFYP DK Hat (test knit) by Katie Piche (NekozukiKnits) out of Tinted Tangles (shop not active) Merino DK on size 3.25mm (US 3) and 3.75mm (US 5) needles.

Barn Raising Square by Larissa Brown and Shelley Mackie out of Knit Along book out of yarn from Mandy on size 2.75mm (US2) needles.

Fractal Danger by Martina Behm out of Fiber Optic Paintbox Gradient in the Espresso-Crimson-Gold colorway on size 3.5mm (US 4) needles.

Lynne:

Diagonal Knit Dishcloth by Jana Trent out of Bernat Cottontots in White on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

Julie H. Levy square from The Great American Aran Afghan by XRX Books / Knitters Magazine out of Knit Picks Brava in the Freesia colorway on size 5 mm (US 8) needles.

The Abigale Shawl by Rachel Paulsel out of Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasures in Ash on my Tongue, on size 4 mm (US 6) needles.

Cardigan Biscotti by Sittelle, out of James C. Brett Woodlander DK in shade L11 on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.


Stitch Talk

Sue:

Finished a few wee bags and they will go in the shop soon!

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Other news in the sewing circle:

Selma’s shop Little Creek DesignsCA opened on Monday and was sold out in less than 24 hours.

Marsha FairyLittle of the Fairy Little podcast has opened a shop on Etsy FairyLittleShop


Canada KAL

#CanadaKAL2016 on Instagram!

Don’t forget to check out the coupon code thread, so many great deals to be had!
Prize thread is up with photos of some of things we have to give away.

NOTE: If you are a podcaster and are participating, you don’t have to do prizes in your groups, you can send your viewers over to our group, but you can talk about it on your show.

New prizes that have arrived in the last week:

Leanne lunatic84 from OwlsonDantes on Etsy sent us a set of Canadian Themed stitch markers. She has a coupon code in for the KAL.

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Shout out to participating Podcasts:

Soxcetera with Shannon shannonfisher
Knitting in Stitches with Moira moclell
Fairy Little: Twitch and Stitch with Marsha fairylittle
Relentless Knitting Company with Karla K-Rae and Emily EmGemKnits
Snappy Stitches with Chrissy chrissythegreat
Penguin Soup with Ginny PenguinSoup
Yarnivore with blueruin
Make Things Club with Sarah romperlust
Knit 1 Geek 2 with Karen knitwit1912 and Maggie MASalter
The Victorian Studio with Maureen VictorianStudio
Grocery Girls with Tracie tracieknits and Jodi MrsBrownsBags
Knitting-Go with Heather rycrafty
Nekozuki Knits with Katie nekozukiknits
The Wool Gathering with Natasha NatashaLeBlanc and Meredith mereoshop
Wet Coast Wools Podcast with Glenda Glenda and Bernadette ec0g33k


Flash the Stash

Lynne:

A skein Lady Purl Fingering in the “For Amy” colorway from Brandi eatmyyarns

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2 skeins Regia Zoofari in colorway 5871 (Blue-green)
2 skeins Regia (unknown) in red
2 skeins Regia Kaffe Fassett Design Line in shade 4450
2 skeins Regia Zoofari in colorway 5863 (schlange Oskar)
2 skeins James C. Brett Woodlander, color L11

Sue:

Increase Decrease: 99 Step-by-Step methods by Judith Durant
Green Pilot Fountain Pen


Save Your Dollars

Bags by Awesome Grannie – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – 2TS10
SixmunchkinStitching – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – TWOTANGLED10

NOTE: If you want to provide us with a coupon code for your shop, please pm one of us!


On the Boob Tube or Audio Waves (Podcasts mentioned)

Cherry Purls Podcast with a mother/daughter team Merry snipinfool and Robyn Teenybutton

Mandypinecone Crafts with Mandy mandypinecone


Mini Skein Swap: Special Announcement

Too many people have not received their packages, therefore the swap is being terminated. There will be no partners assigned for the third and fourth quarters of the year. We apologize to those who were disappointed.


Bags featured in this episode:

The Tangled SkeinCA Shop update coming soon!!
Little Creek DesignsCA by Selma123
My Stow-n-Tow
Tulip Festival bag by mandypinecone


Have a great week, and happy crafting!

Episode 162: Swat Fretter!

Mighty FOs

Selma:

Simple Black Sweater (original pattern) out of Berroco Pure Pima, colorway 2274 (black) on a size 3.5mm (US 4) needle.

Lynne:

Sidna Farley Square from The Great American Afghan by XRX Books (Knitters Magazine), out of Knit Picks Brava Worsted in the Tranquil colorway on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

First of the Baby Gift dishcloths – based on Basic Knitted Dishcloth by Jane Lake, out of Bernat Cottontots in White on size 4.5 mm (US 7) needles.


WIPs & Chains

Sue:

RFYP DK Hat by Katie Piche NekozukiKnits out of Tinted Tangles Merino DK on size 3.35mm (US 3) and 3.75mm (US 5) needles.

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

Selma:

Socks (no pattern) in Skein Top Draw Sock in Woodsmoke knit on 2.25 mm (US 1) needles.

Meadow Beauty by Sachiko Uemura in Orange Flower Yarns in Opal colourway on size 3.75 mm (US 5) needles.

Crochet blanket on 3mm hook (no pattern, scrap yarns).

Swatch for Sea Salt by Laura Aylor knit in Julie Asselin Leizu DK

Lynne:

Julie H. Levy square from The Great American Aran Afghan by XRX Books / Knitters Magazine out of Knit Picks Brava in the Freesia colorway on size 5 mm (US 8) needles.

The Abigale Shawl by Rachel Paulsel out of Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasures in Ash on my Tongue, on size 4 mm (US 6) needles.

Diagonal Knit Dishcloth by Jana Trent out of Bernat Cottontots in White on size 4.5 mm (US 7) needles.


The Frog Pond

Lynne:

Mama Vertebrae by Kelly Brooker out of Bernat Softee Chunky in the Fern colorway – too heavy for my wrists. I shall try again in DK (striped) Berroco Comfort DK in colors 2703 (cream), 2747 (denim), 2744 (hunter green) and 2730 (country red).


Canada KAL:

#CanadaKAL2016 on Instagram!

Don’t forget to check out the coupon code thread, so many great deals to be had.
Prize thread is up with photos of some of things we have to give away.

NOTE: If you are a podcaster and are participating, you don’t have to do prizes in your groups, you can send your viewers over to our group, but you can talk about it on your show.

New prizes that have arrived in the last 2 weeks.

YarnFriendly Moose Bag, Thank You Sally!
Twisted Daisy Fibres Canadian cities bag, Thank You Andrea!
Knitters Nightmare Yarn, in the Blue Ruin colorway, Thank You Sadie!


Flash the Stash:

Sue:

Julianna’s Fibre Yarn in the Prism colorway, when I saw it I knew that was my bday present to myself.
Knitters Nightmare in the Enchanter colorway!
Bag from Twisted Daisy Fibres to review.
Gleener product to try, one for all of us and one to giveaway coming soon.
Mini Swap with Sally a.k.a. YarnFriendly 2, she also sent me a 2 dpn needle cases that match my bag from her. I am keeping on and the other is going into the prize bin for theCanadaKAL! Thanks Sally!
Minis, tea, stitch marker & collage bowl from Jen (The Uncreative Crafter Podcast)

Patterns:
Lemongrass by Joji Locatelli from Jessica of Serenova Crafts Podcast
OM Shawl by Andrea Mowry – Drea Renee Knits from Krystal
The Black Album a set of 4 sock patterns by Anneh Fletcher from Moira
The Shawl Society by Curious Handmade (Helen Stewart), first pattern in the Talisman Shawl series

Selma:

Summertide Shawl – Curious Handmade (Helen Stewart)
Aisling by Justyna Lorkowska
Lamina Wrap – Ambah O’Brian
Minis, tea & stitch marker from Jen
Gleener

Lynne:
1 skein A Hundred Ravens Iachos base in the Mlle de Tréville colorway
1 skein Colinette Jitterbug Sport in the Mardi Gras colorway
1 skein white acrylic Loops & Threads sport or DK weight from mom’s friend, cream colored.
Minis, tea & stitch marker from Jen
Needle gauge prototype & purple sock blockers from Schwartzcraft
Gleener


Save Your Dollars

Bags by Awesome Grannie – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – 2TS10
SixmunchkinStitching – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – TWOTANGLED10

NOTE: If you want to provide us with a coupon code for your shop, please pm one of us!


On the Boob Tube or Audio Waves (Podcasts mentioned)

Serenova Crafts Podcast with Jessica Serenova
Nekozuki Knits with Katie Nekozukiknits (Canadian)
Curious Handmade with Helen HellsBells (Audio)
Maple Moose Fibers with Michelle mickerr (Canadian)
Relentless Knitting Company with Karla K-Rae and Emily EmGemKnits (Audio – Canadian)
Knitmore Girls with Jasmin cuteknitter and Gigi gigidahling
Actually Knitting with Michelle ActuallyKNITting (Audio)
Commuter Knitter with Jen ndjen04 back from having twin girls. (Audio)
Knitting in Stitches with Moira moclell (Canadian)
YarnGasm Podcast with Kristin voolenvine
Knitting ExPat Podcast with Mina mina86
Knerdgirl Knits Podcast with Kaity KnottyKnerd


Stitch Talk

Selma: More Bags, Etsy Shop Announcement.

Sue:

A lot of fabric cut for my soon-to-be update!


Happy crafting, and have a great week!!!