Episode 198: The Stash…oh the stash!!

The Mighty FOs:

Lynne:

Chunky Pussy Hat by Julie Packard out of Fleece Artist discontinued Super Bulky Merino base in Berries colorway on size 6.5mm (US 10.5) needles.

Flax by TinCanKnits out of Knit Picks Brava Worsted in Dove Grey Heather on size 4.0 mm and 5.0 mm (US 6 & 8) needles (Sleeves done on 4.5 mm and 3.75 mm – US 7 and 5 needles).

Selma:

Skirt improvized, using Berroco Inca Tweed in Noche, using 5 mm (US 8)needles.

Purple Turtle Light Turtle Neck by Anna & Heidi Pickles, using Classic Elite yarns Giselle and Sandnes Garn Mini Alpakka, using 6.5 mm (US 10.5) needles.


WIPs & Chains

Lynne:

Find Your Fade by Andrea Mowry (Drea Renee Knits) out of The Cyborb’s Craftroom Assparkilate Base in Soulless, Cattail Knits Brucey Sock Silver in Stunning Sookie, Lady Purl Sock in For Amy, Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasures in Harvest King and Voolenvine Yarns Footsie base in Beach Bum. Knit on 3.75mm (US 5) needles.

Lightning Strikes Twice scarf by Teresa Seasons (Test knit) – I haven’t decided which yarn yet, so I’ll write it down tomorrow, but it’s size 5mm (US 8) needles.


Sue:

Falls Church Cowl by Taiga Hilliard Designs out of Woolike in the Charcoal colorway and hand dyed minis by me in several colors on size 4.00 mm (US6) needles.

Egg to Owl by Susan B. Anderson out of TLC Essentials Solid in Yellow and Red and Red Heart Classic in Parakeet on size 3.75 mm (US 5) needles.


Selma:

Business Stripes Business Casual socks by Tanis Lavallee, using Bergere de France Goomy 50 in Imprim prune, on 2.25 mm

Ruta Cardigan by Karin Weststrand swatching out of Jo Sharp Alpaca Kid Lustre shade 855, on size 3.5 mm (US4) needles.


On the Boob Tube (video podcasts)

Lynne watched:

Ninja Chickens Podcast with Maria (ninjachickens)
The Gentle Knitter Podcast with Nicole (thegentleknitter)
Cherry Heart Podcast with Sandra (cherryheart)
Knitography Vlog (short vlog-style) with Patricia Anne (no Rav presence that I know of).

Sue watched:

Knitterarium with Ruth, what a lovely podcast, and I could listen to that accent all day.

Mentions:

Debut of Knitability Magazine (Bakery Bears Patreon reward)
Need to talk about the Marblz needles.
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2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

50 finished projects.

Announce 2nd Quarter Country – EUROPE

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175 finished projects. We will pull for prizes on the April 1st podcast episode 199.
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Flash the Stash

Lynne:

Foundations of Spinning Craftsy Class by Amy King
Drafting from Worsted to Woolen Craftsy Class by Jacey Boggs Faulkner
Guadalupe Mitts pattern by Cat Bordhi
Progression Shawl by Carin Risinger Designs a.k.a. alcariel – gifted to us by Eileen a.k.a. TwistingPurls


Sue:

Progression Shawl by Carin Risinger a.k.a alcariel of the Round the Twist podcast, whom I love. She is going through a tough time with the puppies and vet bills. I was gifted this so I want to giveaway 2 gift copies to help her out.

Infinity Scarf Pattern
Decemberist by Melanie Berg This will be for our KAL as well as the KAL in Hand Me My Knitting podcast with Sam a.k.a. handmemyknitting

Fondant Fibre order
Selma – Eden Cottage Yarns Oakworth DK in the Woodland colorway
Selma- Magnet
Fabric for shop


Selma:

6x Pirkkalanka Vahva in Denim
4x BLend no 1, by Ysolda,
4x Whistlebare Yeavering Bell dk, apple green
5X Whistlebare Yeavering Bell Aran, Chainmail
2x Filcolana Gotlandsk Pelsuld, middle brown
1x Eden Cottage Yarns, Langdale SW Aran
1x Eden Cottage Yarns, Oakworth DK
1x Cambrian MOuntain wool, dk, yellow
2x Ellie and Ada, Superwash merino silk, in Hydrangea and Calligraphy ink
1x Fine Fish Core Sock (50g) in Serene, Belfast mug, tea towel
Progression Shawl by Carin Risinger Designs
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Giveaway winner Stargazer Shawl by FairyLittle to one lucky viewer!!

Post # 12 Ravelry Name: craftypw Carolyn
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New Giveaway

Will post here when I have decided how to do my giveaway!!

Sue is giving 2 gift copies of the shawl Progression Shawl by Carin Risinger to help out.

Please go buy the pattern, it is gorgeous and she needs all the help she can get!
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I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

Tracy a.k.a. tplaysnice 20% off her pattern Little Steps Socks until April 4th – TwoTangled20
Ocean Kreations UK – 10% off until April 30th – TWOTANGLED10
Annie Purl – 15% off until the end of the year – Tangled15
Geektastic Fibers – 15% off until the end of the year – 2TANGLED
Frog Peak Creations – 10% off until end of year – 2T2017
Bags by Awesome Grannie – 10% off, ongoing – 2TS10
SixMunchkinStitching – 10% off, ongoing – TWOTANGLED10

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Episode 197: Rude Gestures!!

 

Notes:

Happy birthday to Jeanette (BookishStitcher
Happy 2-year podiversary to Mina of The Knitting Expat Podcast (MinaPhilipp)
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The Mighty FOs

Crickets…..
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WIPs & Chains

Lynne:

Flax by TinCanKnits out of Knit Picks Brava Worsted in the Dove Grey Heather colorway on size 4.0mm and 5.0mm (US 6 and 8) needles.

Straight and Narrow Socks (test pattern) out of Mia Bella Kitten Yarn in Blue on 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

Find Your Fade by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits) out of The Cyborg’s Craft Room Assparkilate in “Soulless”, Cattail Knits Brucey Sock Silver in “Stunning Sookie”, Lady Purl Sock in “For Amy”, and Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasures in the Harvest King colorway (so far) on size 3.75mm (US 5) needles.

Gryffindor Scarf (no pattern) out of Berroco Remix in Buttercup and Strawberry on size 5 mm (US 8) needles.


Sue:

Find Your Fade by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits) out of 7 Three Irish Girls yarns in the Beckon base in “Full of Grace”, and in Adorn Sock in “Observation Hill” on size 3.75 mm (US 5) needles.

Stria by Marie Greene out of Berroco Vintage DK in Douglas Fir colorway on size 2.75 mm (US2) and 3.5 mm (US4) needles.

Little Steps Socks by Tracy a.k.a. tplaysnice out of LuvKnotz yarn in the rainbow colorway on size 2.25 mm (US 1) needles.

Stargazer Shawl by Marsha Ibuki a.k.a. fairylittle out of Yarntasia Fingering in the Moss Green colorway on size 2.75 mm (US2) needles.

Falls Church Cowl by Taiga Hilliard Designs out of Woolike in the Charcoal colorway and hand dyed minis by me in several colors on size 4.00 mm (US6) needles.
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On the Boob Tube (video podcasts)

Sue watched:

Skein Game with Chantal a.k.a. Knitpurldog from Calgary, Alberta

Lynne watched:

Freya Spins Podcast with Freya a.k.a. Freya22
Knitterarium with Ruth a.k.a. Celtic-Knits
A Dorky Emu Podcast with Sarah a.k.a. sarahyoude
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2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

45 finished projects this week.

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161 finished projects this week.


Flash the Stash

Lynne:

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Freckled Whimsy Serendipity Base Movie Mashup Club in “Pretty in Sixteen Pink Candles”
Marblz DPN’s from StitchCraft Marketing, Stefanie.


Sue:

Ink.Bags, I contacted Erika to see if she was willing to send me a bag to review, she kindly agreed.
New Fabric to make myself Tote Bags for Spring.
Replacement tips for my Royal needle that snapped.
Patterns:
Stargazer Shawl by Marsha Ibuki a.k.a. fairylittle
Falls Church Cowl to use with the minis I dyed up this week.
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NEW GIVEAWAY

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Stargazer Shawl to one lucky viewer
Prompt: Name your favorite Star in the sky!!
Rules: Member of the group, no chatter, one post per person.
Contest Closes April 3rd: Draw will happen on the April 4th episode.
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I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

Tracy a.k.a. tplaysnice 20% off her pattern Little Steps Socks until April 4th – TwoTangled20
Ocean Kreations UK – 10% off until April 30th – TWOTANGLED10
Annie Purl – 15% off until the end of the year – Tangled15
Geektastic Fibers – 15% off until the end of the year – 2TANGLED
Bags by Awesome Grannie – 10% off, ongoing – 2TS10
SixMunchkinStitching – 10% off, ongoing – TWOTANGLED10

Episode 196: Feel All the Love!


The Mighty FOs

Sue:

Egg to Owl by Susan B. Anderson out of TLC Essentials Solid in Yellow and Red, and Red Heart Classic in Parakeet on size 3.75 mm (US 5) needles.


WIPs & Chains

Lynne:

Flax by TinCanKnits out of Knit Picks Brava Worsted in the Dove Grey Heather colorway on size 4.0mm and 5.0mm (US 6 and 8) needles.

Find Your Fade by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits) out of The Cyborg’s Craft Room Assparkilate in “Soulless”, Cattail Knits Brucey Sock Silver in “Stunning Sookie”, Lady Purl Sock in “For Amy”, and Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasures in the Harvest King colorway (so far) on size 3.75mm (US 5) needles.

Straight and Narrow Socks (new design pattern) out of Mia Bella Kitten Yarn in Blue on 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

Swatching for the Heart on Your Sleeve Cardigan by Fiona Ellis, out of Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Sport in Merlot Heather on size 3.25mm (US 3) needles.

Sue:

Find Your Fade by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits) out of 7 Three Irish Girls yarns, this one is Adorn Sock in the Full of Grace colorway on size 3.75 mm (US 5) needles.

Stria by Marie Greene out of Berroco Vintage DK in Douglas Fir colorway on size 2.75 mm (US2) and 3.5 mm (US4) needles.

Little Steps Socks by Tracy a.k.a. tplaysnice out of LuvKnotz yarn in the rainbow colorway on size 2.25 mm (US 1) needles.

Intersection by Kristen Finlay out of Sadnes Garn Tove in colorways Light Gray, Dark Gray and Natural on size 3.75 mm (US 5) needles.

Egg to Owl by Susan B. Anderson out of TLC Essentials Solid in Yllow and Red and Red Heart Classic in Parakeet on size 3.75 mm (US 5) needles.


On the Boob Tube (video podcasts)

Must Love Yarn with Kelly a.k.a. KellySpins and Angela a.k.a jrbirdkid
Dunkelgrun Podcast with Anna a.k.a. nyneela
Wet Coast Wools Podcast with Glenda and Bernadette a.k.a. ec0g33k

(also mentioned)

Hand Me My Knitting Podcast with Sam a.k.a. handmemyknitting
Serenova Crafts Podcast with Jessica a.k.a. Serenova
Bookish Stitcher Podcast with Jeanette a.k.a. BookishStitcher


2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

Join us as we knit our way across Oceania! KAL/CAL runs from January 1 to March 31, 2017! Tell us whose designs you’re using so we can flood our queues with new projects 😉

36 FOs Last week
41 FOs This week


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147 posts last week
155 posts this week

There’s still time to finish your socks before the end of March, so get knitting! 🙂


Book Review

Weekend Wraps by Cecily Glowick MacDonald and Melissa LaBarre
Knit some accessories quickly with these 18 fantastic patterns for cozy projects!

Weekend Wraps is filled with great projects that knit up quickly in worsted-weight
or heavier yarn to create great gifts or pieces for yourself.

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Flash the Stash!

Lynne:

18 skeins of Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Sport in Merlot Heather.
Minis from Shella a.k.a. craftyminou

Sue:

Green Elephant yarn in the Envy colorway from my friend Kate in Ireland
Fondant Fibre order of Manx Loaghton and Doreset Horn
Tea and Chocolate for the podcast from a viewer, Barbara a.k.a. BarbaraS
OceanKreations on Etsy by Tracy, review skein on the Barblcan base in the 100 Acre Woods colorway, what should I knit..suggestions?
OceanKreations A little something for all of us (have not opened it yet) Thank you Tracy

Patterns:
Tempest by Ann Weaver, I want to overdye some light brown Wollmeise to a nice brown and stripe it with a bright green Wollmeise in my stash.
Easy Tea Towel by Annie Dammann
Nootka Rose Lace Shawl by Evelyn Clark Designs


I’m Broke! Save Me Money!!

Tracy a.k.a. tplaysnice 20% off her pattern Little Steps Socks until April 4th – TwoTangled20

Ocean Kreations UK – 10% off until April 30th – TWOTANGLED10

Annie Purl – 15% off until the end of the year – Tangled15

Geektastic Fibers – 15% off until the end of the year – 2TANGLED

Bags by Awesome Grannie – 10% off, ongoing – 2TS10

SixMunchkinStitching – 10% off, ongoing – TWOTANGLED10


Have a great week, and happy crafting!

The Mighty FOs:

Sue:

OM Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of Paton’s Classic Wool in Black (226), Dark Grey Mix (225), Aran (202), Mercury (77044) on size 6.0mm (US10) needles.

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WIPs & Chains

Lynne:

Flax by TinCanKnits out of Knit Picks Brava Worsted in the Dove Grey Heather colorway on size 4.0mm and 5.0mm (US 6 and 8) needles.

Straight and Narrow Socks New Design by tollbaby out of Mia Bella Kitten Yarn in Blue on 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

Find Your Fade by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits) out of The Cyborg’s Craft Room Assparkilate in “Soulless”, Cattail Knits Brucey Sock Silver in “Stunning Sookie”, Lady Purl Sock in “For Amy”, and Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasures in the Harvest King colorway (so far) on size 3.75mm (US 5) needles.


Sue:

Find Your Fade by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits) out of 7 Three Irish Girls yarns, this one is Adorn Sock in the Full of Grace colorway on size 3.75 mm (US 5) needles.

Stria Cardigan by Marie Greene out of Berroco Vintage DK in Douglas Fir colorway on size 2.75 mm (US2) and 3.5 mm (US4) needles.

Little Steps Socks by Tracy a.k.a. tplaysnice out of LuvKnotz yarn in the rainbow colorway on size 2.25 mm (US 1) needles.

Tracy has provided a coupon code for 20% off this pattern until April 4th, simply enter the code TwoTangled20 at checkout!


On the Boob Tube (video podcasts)

Sue watched:

Mean Girls with Rebecca a.k.a. heyitsrebecca and Stephanie a.k.a. heyitsstephanie Go check them out they have a beautiful pattern giveaway going on!

Diary of a Yarn Snob with Julie a.k.a. WayCoolJules Go check out her podcast she has an amazing giveaway going on for yarn and a bag!

Must Love Yarn with Kelly a.k.a. KellySpins and Angela a.k.a jrbirdkid Go check them out, they are doing a great KAL!

Lynne watched:

Trappings and Trinkets Podcast with Nicole a.k.a. colie75

Hand me my Knitting Podcast with Sam a.k.a. handmemyknitting


2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

34 Last week
36 This week

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147 This week


Flash the Stash

Lynne:

Buckaloo Sunrise Shawl by Webster Street Knittery

Sue:

Patterns**

Magnolis for Eve socks by Christine Monnard
Abiquiu Hat by Brick Walker
Light Relief by Susan Ashcroft
Spring Thaw Shawl by Cheri McEwen
All of my Love by Wendy Cournover
Twonbly lines by Susan Ashcroft
Helsinki in April by The River Knitter
Prowling Cats by Sylvia Leake
Bunt by Pariser Landluft
Continuing Top Down by Natalie Volyanyuk
Patricia by Sharon E. Mooney
Fleckstone by Susan Moskwa
The Bee Queen Shawl by Dominique Trad
Mini Madness Shawl by Angie Kimel
Spring To It Cowl by Kristen Finlay
Pronto Cowl by Kristen Finaly
Heart On My Sleeve by Tin Can Knits (proceeds go to The fight of Malaria and for future review)

Stitch Markers from OwlsOnDantes on Etsy

Large package from Kate, Hawthorne Cottage Crafts bags, tea, progress keepers, coasters!

Bag by Annie Purl on Etsy
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I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

Little Steps Sock pattern on discount until April 4th – TwoTangled20
Ocean Kreations UK – 10% off until April 30th – TWOTANGLED10
Annie Purl – 15% off until the end of the year – Tangled15
Geektastic Fibers – 15% off until the end of the year – 2TANGLED
Bags by Awesome Grannie – 10% off, ongoing – 2TS10
SixMunchkinStitching – 10% off, ongoing – TWOTANGLED10