Announcement: We will only be podcasting every two weeks for the summer, to give us time to enjoy it with our families.

Where we’re at: We will be at Stitches Midwest which is August 3rd to 6th.
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The Mighty FOs

Non to speak of!

WIPs & Chains

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.

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


Sue:

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

Afterthought Everything Socks by Erica Kempf Broughton out of Nomadic Yarns Twisty Sock in the Get Lucky colorway on size 2.25 mm (US 1) needles.

Lumberjack Cardigan by Marzena Kołaczek out of Valley Yarns Superwash DK in Light Grey on size 3.5 and 4.0 mm (US 4-6)


Knit Alongs happening

2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

Our 2nd Quarter Country – EUROPE is ending on June 30th and the prize will be drawn on July 8th.

Our 3rd Quarter Country is North America and you can look here for ideas.

SPECIAL PRIZE DRAW: If you knit a pattern by a Canadian designer we will be giving away a special prize.


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2nd Quarter April-June ends on June 30th and the prize will be drawn on July 8th.

3rd Quarter starts on July 1st – show prize.


PalKal 2017

Knit along that I am a sponsor of this year with a coupon code and prizes, for more info see our last episode or hop on over to the Acutally Knitting Ravelry group.


Stash Dash 2017

The KAL has started and you can find the rules and guidelines here
Stash Dash will begin at 12:01am on May 26th and will run through 11:59pm August 20th.
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On the Boob Tube

Little Big Knits with Selma, congratulations on episode 1 which was pretty amazing!
Selma’s Knits (also with Selma LOL)
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Flash the Stash

Lynne:

Project bag, minis and goodies from Mandy.

Magic Kettle Superwash Wool in the Plumes colorway from Tonya.

Project bag, random goodies and mini from Tonya.

Sue:

Swap package from Brenda from the Bookish Stitcher shortie sock swap.

Gift bag from Tonya, congratulations on your nuptials you were a gorgeous bride.

Yarn from Michaels for a baby blanket for my nephews second boy that is due in Nov.

Order from Jeanette of Open Skies yarns, along with a giveaway that will be post in the group.

Mini Skein Knits by Lark Crafts – 25 Knitting Patterns Using Small Skeins and Leftovers.
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I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

Emerald Fibers15% off until June 30th 2017 – TANGLED15
Woolridge Designs15% off until August 31, 2017 – TWOTANGLED15
The Tangled Skein CA20% off until Sept 1st for the PalKal – PalKal2017
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

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Episode 205: Happy WWKIP Day!!

The Mighty FOs:

Sue:

Owl to Egg Reversable Toy by Susan B. Anderson out of TLC Essentials Solid in Teal and Yellow, safety eyes from Knit picks knit on size 3 mm (US 5) needles. Gift for a coworker’s daughter.

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WIPs & Chains

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.

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

Matchy-matchy blanket, Pattern is Ruby Hexagon Blanket by Nova Seals, out of Knit Picks Brava Worsted in Freesia, Marina, Tranquil and Dove Heather on a 4.0mm (G) hook.


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.

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

Afterthought Everything Socks by Erica Kempf Broughton out of Nomadic Yarns Twisty Sock in the Get Lucky colorway on size 2.25 mm (US 1) needles.


2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

Our 2nd Quarter Country – EUROPE

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2nd Quarter April-June


Knit Alongs happening

PalKal 2017

The KAL has started and ACTuallyKNITting Michelle of Actually Knitting audio podcast hosts this every year and this is year 3.

Knit along that I am a sponsor of this year!! The coupon code for 20% off in my shop here with no restrictions is PalKal 2017

PalKal is an annual knit or crochet along that encourages Actually Knitting listeners to show support for their favorite podcasts by completing projects using the products of those talented podcasters.

Whether you are a designer, yarn/fiber dyer, project bag maker or underwater basket weaver!!

The official start date of the KAL is June 1, 2017 and the KAL will end on September 1, 2017.

Stash Dash 2017

The KAL has started and you can find the rules and guidelines here

Stash Dash will begin at 12:01am on May 26th and will run through 11:59pm August 20th

Stash Dash is a virtual dash to use up stash and/or finish some WIPs. Crafts included in stash dash are knitting, spinning, crochet, tatting, loom knitting, machine knitting and weaving.

This year we will have 1K, 3K, 5K, 7k, 10k and 15K levels. This chatter thread is the perfect place to keep track of your progress, chit chat about goals, and complement each other on your lovely crafting!


Flash the Stash

Lynne:

From Dana wieberike

Rosy Green Wool’s Cheeky Merino Joy in “Garden Pond”
Hollyberry Designs fingering (100% SW Merino) in “Flight”
Handspun from Deb at Fondant Fibres

Stitchmarker from JB

Sue:

Bag from Kate that I ordered from her shop Hawthorne Cottage Crafts on Etsy

Gift from Dana wieberike

2 skeins of Hazel Knits in the Druid colorway,
1 skein of La Fee Fil in the Dans la Foret de Broceliande and a cute button.

From Selma selmaknits

A pair of gloves from Italy, amazing chocolates and a gorgeous linen tea towel.

YOTM that I ordered from The Cozy Knitter in the Neapolitan colorway.

Patters from amazing Ravelry friends Thank you all so much!!

Brownie’s Sock Recipe by Brownie Knits from Brandi eatmyyarns
Onward by Shannon Cook from Sarah TrueCanuckGirl
Shaelyn by Leila Raabe from Holly mullhol
Interrupting Cow Socks by Laura Linneman (LaLa) from Cathy CathyA
Laylow by Shannon Cook from Kate. ARunnerBean


I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

Emerald Fibers – 15% off until June 30th 2017 – TANGLED15
Woolridge Designs – 15% off until August 31, 2017 – TWOTANGLED15

The Tangled SkeinCA – 20% off until September 1, 2017 – PalKal2017

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

Happy Crafting!!