Episode 201: The Frog Pond is Hopping!!

 

The Mighty FOs

Selma:

Hedy by Sarah Hatton, knit with Estelle Sockitome in Blue-Green on size 2.75/3.25 mm (US 2 and 3) needles.


Sue:

Mini FO of a Barn Raising Square by Shelley Mackie and Larissa Brown out of an unknown skein of beautiful sparkly greens on size 2.75 mm (US 2) needles.
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WIPs & Chains

Selma:

Happy Scrappy blanket, scraps, Sandnes Garn Sisu using 3.0 mm hook.

Deco by Kate Davies, made with Jo Sharp Alpaca Kid Lustre in shade 855, knit with 3.5 mm (US 4) needles.

Hermione’s Everyday Socks by Erica Lueder, knit with Bergere de France Goomy 50 in Imprim prune, knit on 2.25mm (US 1.5) needles.

Lynne:

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”, Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasures in “Harvest King”, Voolenvine Footsie base in “Beach Bum”, and Knit Picks Hawthorn in “Ladd’s Addition” on size 3.75mm (US 5) needles.

Test Knit for TGail designs (Lightning Strikes Twice scarf) out of Phentex Worsted Ombres in the Marrakech Ombre colorway on size 4.0mm (US 6) needles.

Afterthought Everything Socks by Erica Kempf Broughton out of unknown Regia for heels/toes/cuffs and Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams Sock in Luna for main on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

Sue:

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

The Secret Skein MKAL Shawlby Gillian Harkness of Mina Loves Designs with a Mystery Podcast Story to accompany it, narrated by The Cottage Notebook’s Nadia Seaver. This is knit out of Dream in Color Smooshy sock yarn in the Happy Forest colorway on size 4,0 mm (US 6) needles.

Barn Raising Quilt by Shelley Mackie & Larissa Brown out of a gorgeous skein of yarn gifted by Lynne but from Jaime on size 2.75 mm (US 2) needles.

BB8 socks for Shawn out of Must Stash Yarns Perfect Sock Star Wars Limited Edition in the BB8 colorway on size 2.75 mm (US 2) needles.
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On the Boob Tube (video podcasts)

The Furry Knitter Rachel a.k.a. tinygeekcrafter is back after a long hiatus and now has a new podcast.

Wooly Woolverine Podcast with Laura a.k.a. Woolvereen, she is an absolute delight to watch.

Tanis Fiber Arts with Tanis Lavallee a.k.a. tanisfiberarts
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Shop Talk:

Sue:

Marilyn’s Leading Men

Tony Curtis Crimson
Laurence Olivier Orange
Clark Gable Green (almost want to keep this one)

1 mini bundle of 6 5 in the shop!

New Flat Pouches and Drawstring Bags to go into the shop this weekend.

Spring Fling Kits, Bag and stitch markers are in the shop!


Lynne:

Buttons have finally been listed in the Schwartzcraft shop!


2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

Our 2nd Quarter Country – EUROPE

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2nd Quarter April-June

Reminder that only 50 grams of sock weight yarn is the new rule instead of 100g as most of us do not use a full skein for socks.


Flash the Stash

Lynne:

Rhinebeck 2014 bag
Luxury Minis from Handmade by Stefanie
Random minis from Gnome Acres


Sue:

Loran Magnetic board with ruler
Mug from Lynne, Gnome Acres


Selma:

2x The Wool Barn Tweed sock in Silver and Cozy
Alpaca yarn from Peru
Shawl pin from intuitknit
Progress keepers from Amberfox84
TPCT be canary knits
Vanguard by Anna Maria Otvos
Southwell Cardigan By Oliveknits
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I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

Ocean Kreations UK – 10% off until April 30th – TWOTANGLED10
The Tangled SkeinCA – 15% off until May 13 – SPRINGFEVER15
Woolridge Designs – 15% off until August 31, 2017 – TWOTANGLED15

Long term coupon codes:

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

Have a great week, and happy crafting!

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Episode 200: Happy Cake Day to Us!!!

200 Episode Giveaway – Stay tuned to the end of the episode to find out how you can win!!

1 Skein of Voolenvine Yarn on the Nouveau Base in the Myth colorway, which is 100% Superwash Merino and 400 yards.  Thanks Kristin a.k.a. voolenine for this awesome prize.

1 skein of One Hook Double Stitch yarn on the Brave Base in the Olive Tree colourway.  Thank You Morgan a.k.a. morg235 for this awesome prize and your patience while we found the right place to give this away.

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The Mighty FOs:

NO FOs L

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WIPs & Chains

Lynne:

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”, Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasures in the Harvest King colorway, and Knit Picks Hawthorn in “Ladd’s Addition” on size 3.75mm (US 5) needles.

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

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Sue:

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

Swatched for the Decemberist Shawl for this quarter of the Travel by Design KAL in our group, but also Sam from Hand Me My Knitting is doing a Kal and so is Mairlybird Group which is Melanie Bergs Ravelry group, check them out.

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Shop Talk:

Sue:

 Marilyn’s Leading Men

Tony Curtis Crimson

Laurence Olivier Orange

Clark Gable Green (almost want to keep this one)

2 mini bundles of 6 5 gram skeins going into the shop!

Bags have been uploaded and more to come!

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2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

Our 2nd Quarter Country – EUROPE

3 Finished projects so far.

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2nd Quarter April-June

Reminder that only 50 grams of sock weight yarn is the new rule instead of 100g as most of us do not use a full skein for socks.

9 Finished projects, awesome start!!

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Flash the Stash

Lynne:

Minis from Jaime

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Sue:

Fibershare package arrived

Fabric from Walmart

Fabric from Fabricville

Zippers wrong colour arrived, ordered new ones from Amazon.

Patterns

Afterthought Everything Socks by Erica Kempf Brougthon

Naomi Cowl by Willow Yarns

Succulant Shawl by Gradiance Yarns

Sarakatsana Shawl by Maria Zilakou

High Tea Wrap by Stephanie Shiman

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I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!! 

NOTE:

See the new thread in the Ravelry group, all coupons will be in that thread and if you want to provide one please private message of of us.

Ocean Kreations UK – 10% off until April 30th – TWOTANGLED10
Woolridge Designs – 15% off until August 31, 2017 – TWOTANGLED15
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

Have a great week, and happy crafting!

Episode 199: Crazy? Not crazy?

The Mighty FOs

Sorry, not the FOs you were looking for!


WIPs & Chains

Lynne

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”, Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasures in “Harvest King”, Voolenvine Footsie Base in “Beach Bum”, and Knit Picks Hawthorn in “Ladd’s Addition” on size 3.75mm (US 5) needles.

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

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Sue

Falls Church Cowl by Taiga Hilliard Designs out of Regia in the Charcoal colorway and hand dyed minis by me in several colors on size 4.00 mm (US 6) needles.

 

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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.

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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.

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Shop Talk

There are lots of new and exciting things happening at The Tangled Skein CA

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Schwartzcraft! Come check it out!

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2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

There were 70 finished projects in the FO thread! Well done everyone 🙂

Winners have been chosen for the grand prize from FO thread (yarn, an owl print, and a bag from Little Creek Designs!) and a separate prize for the Chatter thread.

Come see if you’re one of the lucky winners!

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Our 2nd Quarter Continent – EUROPE


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The first quarter of the Brown Bag Sock Club has come to a close. There were 179 finished projects!!!

Winners have been chosen for the grand prize from the FO thread (yarn from Mint Rain Yarn in Rose Tyler colorway and stitch markers from Seattle Sky Dyeworks and a separate prize for the Chatter thread.

Come see if you won!

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The FO thread for the second quarter is open, please use the same chatter thread as the first quarter.


Flash the Stash

Lynne

Bag from Woolridge Designs plus one for a giveaway!
Bobbin stamp from Michaels

Sue

2 Needle felting kits from Michaels
Surprise from FireFlyFibreArts (Maggie with Lynne in cahoots) a Knitting counter ring and one for a giveway!

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New charms for the shop from Nicole De Bruin in the UK, great prices on shipping and very speedy delivery.

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Namaste Needle Case


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
Woolridge Designs – 15% off until August 31, 2017 – TWOTANGLED15
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


That’s all, folks! Have a great week, and happy crafting!