Episode 204: Take Two – A Bit Choppy!

 

 

Sorry for poor quality, we accidentally used the laptop camera while using Movie Maker to record because our camera software went crazy on the laptop.

WIPs & Chains

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.

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.


Sue:

Test knit Atmen Shawl by Shannon Cook out of KP Swish DK, Blad DyeWorks Classic DK Merino and Wooly Wonka DK with Silk on size 4.5 mm (US 7) needles.

Fairyhill Shawl by Helen Stewart of Curious Handmade out of The Wool Barn Fairyhill colorway and Heavenly Fiber Plaitnum Sock in the Shepherd 815 Book colorway on size 4 mm (US 6) needles.

So Faded by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits) out of Three Irish Girls Glenhaven Cashmerino Fingering in the Fresh Earth colorway on size 3 75 mm (US 5) needles.


2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

Our 2nd Quarter Country – EUROPE

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2nd Quarter April-June
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Flash the Stash

Lynne: Nomadic Yarns in the Molly Weasley Colorway which has
Gold, Pumpkin Orange, Pink, Dark Brown, Deep Purple, Sage Green.

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Sue: Early Birthday Gift from Lynne
Nomadic Yarns in the Get Lucky Colorway which has
Gold, Chartreuse, Kelly Green, Clover Mint Green, Black Stripes

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I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

Emerald Fibers – 15% off until June 30th 2017 – TANGLED15
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

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Episode 203: A Wee Bit of Rambling!!

The Mighty FOs:

Lynne:

Baby Cardigan Zig Zag Lace (test knit) by Cheryl Wartman (CAW Designs) out of Patons Decor in Sand Castle, and Patons Canadiana in Timber on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.
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WIPs & Chains

Lynne:

Find Your Fade # 2 by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits) out of Oasis Yarn Aussi Sock (no colorway), Opal’s Vincent Van Gogh line in “Starry Night”, and Bernat Sox Multi in “Faded Denim” on size 3.75 mm (US 5) needles.

Worsted Scrappy Baby Blanket, no pattern, knit on size 4.5mm (US 7) DPNs.

Lightning Strikes Twice scarf by Teresa Seasons (Test knit) in Phentex Worsted “Marrakech Ombre” on size 5mm (US 8) needles.


Sue:

Test knit Atmen Shawl by Shannon Cook out of KP Swish DK, Bladdyworks Classic DK Merino and Wooly Wonka DK with Silk on size 4.5 mm (US 7) needles.

Fairyhill Shawl by Helen Stewart of Curious Handmade out of The Wool Barn Fairyhill colorway and Heavenly Fiber Plaitnum Sock in the Shepherd 815 Book colorway on size 4 mm (US 6) needles.

Gemini by Jane Richmond out of Estelle Yarns South Pacific in colors 911 grey and 931 blue on size 4 mm (US 6) needles.

So Faded by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits) out of Three Irish Girls Glenhaven Cashmerino Fingering in the Fresh Earth colorway on size 3 75 mm (US 5) needles.


On the Boob Tube (video podcasts)

Sue:

Girls in the Yarn Café with Trysten a.k.a. DragonHoardYarn and Christy a.k.a. yarncafecreations

The Defiant Knitter with Shelby a.k.a. yesthatshelby who is back with a new podcast after life happened.

IntuitKnits with Lori a.k.a. intuitknit

Sam a.k.a. handmemyknitting from Hand Me my Knitting Podcast still has her Melanie Berg KAL going on until the end of June.
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2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

Our 2nd Quarter Country – EUROPE

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2nd Quarter April-June
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On the Shelf – A book review:

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Heart on my Sleeve: Knit with Care by several designers in support of the Against Malaria Foundation
Heart on my Sleeve is a book of 8 sweater patterns, sized baby to big, from 9 different designers.

Designs have been donated by:

Shannon Cook
Romi Hill
Bristol Ivy
Tanis Lavallée
Joji Locatelli
Alexa Ludeman
Jane Richmond
Ysolda Teague
Alexa Ludeman and Emily Wessel of Tin Can Knits.

The project and e-book were coordinated by Tin Can Knits. When you buy the e-book, $16.80 of the $18 USD purchase price goes to the Against Malaria Foundation ($1.20 is made up of Paypal and Ravelry fees).

If the e-book price is beyond your budget, please send us an email at heartonmysleeveknits@gmail.com

Conversely, if our contribution has inspired you to give more, we encourage you to donate directly here.
The e-book will be available for 1 year only, get it now and join our KAL!

For more information, or to donate, check out the Against Malaria Fund here.


Flash the Stash

Sue:

Mug from Rememberance Pottery Pumpkin Spice
Bag from Ramona a.k.a. ramonafirehorse
Lace yarn in the Milles Feuilles colorway from RedSockBlueSockYarn for trouble I had with a skein of sock yarn. Very impressed with the level of customer service.
RedSockBlueSockYarn sock kit in the Spring Fling colorway and Dark Teal and Grey Gradient Adventures kit
Yarn from Ravens Wood Fibre co. A skein for each of us and one to giveaway.

Gifted Patterns:

Salt by Sylvia McFadden
Hephzibah Shawl by Janine McCarty
So Faded by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits)
Emelyn Mae Shawl by Jennifer Lassonde


Shawl Giveaways!!

Emelyn Mae Shawl by Jennifer Lassonde a.k.a. BostonJen

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Patronus Shawl by Madeleine Windsor a.k.a. madeleinewindsor

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What you need to do for a chance to win:

Please post a picture of the yarn you would use for either of these two shawls.

We want yarn candy so show us all the yarns.

Rules:

Must be a member
One post per person
No chatter please


I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

Woolridge Designs15% off until August 31, 2017 – TWOTANGLED15
Annie Purl15% off until the end of the year – Tangled15
Geektastic Fibers15% off until the end of the year – 2TANGLED
Frog Peak Creations10% off until end of year – 2T2017
Bags by Awesome Grannie10% off, ongoing – 2TS10
SixMunchkinStitching10% off, ongoing – TWOTANGLED10

Episode 201: Lost in the Fade

 

The Mighty FOs

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”, Knit Picks Hawthorn in “Ladd’s Addition”, and Three Irish Girls Adorn Sock in “The Giving Tree” on size 3.75mm (US 5) needles.

Selma:

Hermione, are you there? socks:Hermione’s everyday socks by Erica Leuder in Bergère de France Goomy 50 Imprim Prune knit on 2.25 mm (US 1) needles.

Deco by Kate Davies knit in Jo Sharp Alpaca Kid Lustre on 3.5 mm (US 2) needles.


WIPs & Chains

Sue:

Test knit Atmen Shawl by Shannon Cook out of KP Swish DK, Bladdyworks Classic DK Merino and Wooly Wonka DK with Silk on size 4.5 mm (US 7) needles.

BB8 socks for Shawn using my standard pattern from Kate Atherly Basic Ribbed Sock out of Must Stash Yarns Perfect Sock Star Wars Limited Edition in the BB8 colorway on size 2.75 mm (US 2) needles.

The Shawl Society II Fairyhill Shawl by Helen Stewart of Curious Handmade out of The Wool Barn Fairyhill colorway and Heavenly Fiber Platinum Sock in the Shepherd 815 Book colorway.

Lynne:

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.

Baby Cardigan Zig Zag Lace (test knit) by Cheryl Wartman (CAW Designs) out of Patons Decor in Sand Castle, and Patons Canadiana in Timber on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

Selma:

Curiously Mauve: Summertide by Helen Stewart knit with periwinkle Sheep in the Stones Dancing in the Fog colourway on 4 mm (US 6) needles.


On the Boob Tube!

New to Sue:

Shara Made Podcast with Shara a.k.a. SharaMade on Ravelry.

Podcasts she cannot wait to have new episodes:

Kingfisher Knits Podcast with Madeleine a.k.a. madeleinewindsor on Ravelry.
Wooly Woolverine Podcast with Laura a.k.a. Woolvereen, she is an absolute delight to watch.
Knitterarium with Ruth a.k.a. Celtic-Knits on Ravelry – Having her first giveaway on her latest.
Hand Me My Knitting with Sam a.k.a. handmemyknitting on Ravelry.


2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

Our 2nd Quarter Country – EUROPE

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2nd Quarter April-June


Flash the Stash

Sue:

ZigZag Stitches large box bag, thanks Catherine for sending the Frolic to me!!
Package from intuitknit thanks so much for brightening my day!!
Trim Healthy Mama sent me a gorgeous water bottle and an awesome body spray (as a cheer me up) You can find their e-books here! And the hard copies here although I got mine via Chapters.ca
The Cozy Knitter in Gingerbread and Friends 4 Life (purchased before Frolic)
Signed up for The Cozy Knitter YOTM Club!!

Selma:

5 X Rowan Felted Tweed (DK) in Celadon
1 X The Blue Brick Killarney Sock in Seafoam
1 X Hedgehog Fibres Twist Sock in Urchin
1 X Country cottage yarn (I have to check this one) Qiviut Cashmere
1 X Voolenvine Yarns Nouveau base in Tea leaves
Juniper by Veera Valimaki
Tea Leaves by Lotta Groeger
Patronus Shawl by Madeleine Windsor (plus two baby patterns)
Package from Tilly Trout


I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

Short Term Coupon codes:

The Tangled SkeinCA – 15% off until May 13 – SPRINGFEVER15
Woolridge Designs15% off until August 31, 2017 – TWOTANGLED15

Long term coupon codes:

Annie Purl15% off until the end of the year – Tangled15
Geektastic Fibers15% off until the end of the year – 2TANGLED
Frog Peak Creations10% off until end of year – 2T2017
Bags by Awesome Grannie10% off, ongoing – 2TS10
SixMunchkinStitching10% off, ongoing – TWOTANGLED10


That’s all, folks! Have a fantastic week!