Episode 221: Awlays Ready!

The Mighty FOs

Sue:

Olive You Too by Taiga Hilliard, out of Knit Picks Brava Worsted in “Marina” on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.


WIPs & Chains

Lynne:

Welcome Little One (cross stitch) by Michele Johnson. Fabric is Antique White Charlescraft 18ct Aida.

Sue:

My Sister’s Shawl MKAL by Cozyupknits out of Julie Asselin in Birch, Three Irish Girls in Driftwood and Ancient Arts Yarns in the Inuit Art colorway on size 4 mm & 4.5 mm (US 6 & 7) needles.

BB8 Socks (Basic Ribbed Sock pattern by Kate Atherley) and I use the short row heel from Socks on a Planeby Laura Linneman out of Must Stash Yarn BB8 self-striping OCD skeins on size 2.75 mm (US 2) needle.

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.


Book Review: Provided by F&W Media (Interweave)

Knit Mitts by Kate Atherley, your hand-y Guide to Knitting Mittens & Gloves.

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Valentine’s Themed Giveaway

Just a little reminder that you only have one week left to enter our Valentine’s Day themed giveaway!! You can win a project bag set and yarn that are Valentine inspired.

Prompt: Tell us what you “love or hate” about this holiday.

Rules:
One post per person
Must be a current member of our group
No chatter

Closing Date: Saturday, February 17th before we record.


Feed the Stash

Sue:

Unicorn kit from Anna of Dunklegrun podcast.

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Addi FlexiFlips in size 2.25 mm (US 1) needles. Below is a video showing you how the needles work.


I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

The Tangled SkeinCA – 30% off until February 14th, no coupon needed

Frog Peak Creations – 50% off sale until March 7th – XMAS50

Frog Peak Creations – 15% off ongoing 2TANGLED15

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

SixMunchkinStitching – 10% off ongoing – TWOTANGLED10


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

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Episode 223: Back in Action!!

 

The Mighty FOs

Sue:

OM Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of Cascade 220 in colorways 1923 (red), 859 (blue green), 1919 (green), and 1946 (gray) on size 5.5 mm (US 9) needles.

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Spooktacular socks using Basic ribbed Socks by Kate Atherley out of Knitterly Things Vesper SPARKLE Sock in the Socktober Spooktacular colourwyon size 2.5 mm (US 1.5) needles.

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WIPs & Chains

Lynne:

Autumn Leaves by Nikki Van de Car, out of Stylecraft Lite DK in Mixtures Gorse colorway, on size 3.75mm (US 5) needles.

Sue:

My Sister’s Shawl MKAL by Cozyupknits out of Julie Asselin in Birch, Three Irish Girls in Driftwood and third colour cannot remember on size 4 mm & 4.5 mm (US 6 & 7) needles.

Olive You Baby by Taiga Hilliard out Knit Picks Brava worsted in the Marina colourway on size 4.5 mm (US 7) needles.


Brown Bag Sock Club & Travel the World by Design

Both KALs finished on December 31st. Tune in to see if you’re one of the lucky winners! (Winners, please PM Sue to arrange for delivery of your prizes!)


I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

The Tangled SkeinCA – 30% 0ff until February 14th, no coupon needed
Bags by Awesome Grannie – 10% off ongoing – 2TS10
SixMunchkinStitching – 10% off, ongoing – TWOTANGLED10


Feed the Stash

Lynne:

Leisure Arts #4135, Knit Along with Debbie Macomber: A Good Yarn

Leisure Arts #4658, Knit Along with Debbie Macomber: Cedar Cove Collection

Knitting Plus: Mastering Fit

Sue:

Skein of Candy Coated Yarns Sweet Base (75%SW Merino / 25% Nylon) in “Shipwreck”

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Episode 222: One Skein, Extra Tangled!

 

 


The Mighty FOs

Baby Surprise Jacket by Elizabeth Zimmerman out of Loops & Threads Kai in the Cupcake colorway, on size 3.5mm needles (US 4).

Rob’s Tweed Birthday Socks (based on Sock Recipe: A Good, Plain Sock by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee) out of Knit Picks Stroll Tweed in the Lost Lake Heather colorway, on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.


WIPs & Chains

Autumn Leaves by Nikki Van de Car, out of Stylecraft Lite DK in Mixtures Gorse colorway, on size 3.75mm (US 5) needles.


On the Boob Tube

Little Big Knits podcast
The CATTlady Podcast


Feed the Stash

From Sue, 1 skein Yarn Love, A Good Yarn fingering in “Sea Apple”.
Knitty and Color, Hardcore Sock in “Winterberry”


That’s all, folks! Happy crafting!

 

WIPs

Sue:

OM Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of Cascade 220 in colorways 1923 (red), 859 (blue green), 1919 (green), and 1946 (gray) on size 5.5 mm (US 9) needles.

Simple House Slippers by Simone A out of Michael’s yarn in purple on size 4.5 mm (US 7) needles.

Lynne:

Baby Surprise Jacket by Elizabeth Zimmerman in Loops & Threads Kai in the Cupcake colorway on size 3.75mm (US 5) needles.

Welcome Little One (cross stitch) by Michele Johnson. Fabric is Antique White Charlescraft 18ct Aida.
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Knit Alongs happening

2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

4th Quarter October 1st to December 31st – Continent is Asia.

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4th Quarter October 1st to December 31st.
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Feed the Stash

Sue:

getyouryarnwishesgranted received a sock blank

Advent mini swap received, see my instagram feed for photos
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Coupon Codes!!!

The Tangled SkeinCA – 20 % off – until the end of the year – No coupon code needed

Gingersnapthat – 15 % off – until the end of the year – Tangled 15

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

Frog Peak Creations – 15% off until end of year – 2Tangled2017

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

SixMunchkinStitching – 10% off, ongoing – TWOTANGLED10

Episode 220: Yarn Mule

 

WIPs

Sue:

OM Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of Cascade 220 in colorways 1923 (red), 859 (blue green), 1919 (green), and 1946 (gray) on size 5.5 mm (US9) needles.

Lynne

Baby Surprise Jacket by Elizabeth Zimmerman in Loops & Threads Kai in the Cupcake colorway on size 3.75mm (US 5) needles.

Knit Alongs happening

2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

4th Quarter October 1st to December 31st – Continent is Asia.

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4th Quarter October 1st to December 31st.

Feed the Stash

Sue:

#getyouryarnwishesgranted

3 packages arrived from amazing people

New Planner

Knitcrate package

Two new books from Interweave arrived

Plum Dandi Knits

Modern Taperstry Cochey

 

Package from a good friend, fabric, tea and yarn.

 

Lynne:

 

1 ball Loops & Threads Kai in the Cupcake colorway 😉

Giveaway winner  The winner  of Chrissy Graham Design’s pattern draw is post #7 Mom2ThreeNow.

Coupon Codes!!!

The Tangled SkeinCA  20 % off – until the end of the year – No coupon code needed

Gingersnapthat – 15 % off – until the end of the year – Tangled 15

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

Frog Peak Creations – 15% off until end of year – 2Tangled2017

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

SixMunchkinStitching – 10% off, ongoing – TWOTANGLED10

Episode 218: The Rhinebeck Recap 2018

WIPs

Sue:

Exordium by Rebecca Picoult out of BBR Himalayan Summit in Mulled Cider and Oregano on size 3.75 mm (US 5) needles.
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Knit Alongs happening

2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

4th Quarter October 1st to December 31st – Continent is Asia.

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4th Quarter October 1st to December 31st.
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Flash the Stash

Sue:

Gifts from friends:

Bag, minis, keychain and skein of Irish Fairytale Yarns in the Dragon Green colorway from Kate!!
Minis and Creme Brulee and Gingerbread tea from Jessica
Mini from Elizabeth and Selma.

Rhinebeck:

Bijou Bason Ranch, Two skeins of Himalayan Summit Fingering in Mulled Cider and Oregano.
Exordium by Rebecca Picoult, gift from BBR
Bottle of BBR Allure wool wash, best stuff ever!
Bartlett Yarns, Felting kit and a circular needle to start Exordium.
Wellspring Farm, 2 8oz balls of Cotswold Wool and a bar of soap.
3 bottles of Horseshoe Brand hot sauce for hubby, Cajun, Habanero and Chipotle.
Unity tote bag from Neighborhood Fiber Co
Tote bag from Kristin, Voolenvine.

Michaels:

2 Caron Cakes in the White Truffle colorway to make the Knit Triangle Shawl like Andrea and Jen.

Target:

Tea and hot chocolate .
Cute mug!

Lynne:

Gifts from friends:

Minis & Pumpkin Creme Brulee tea from Jessica.
Bag, minis, keychain and skein of Bear in Sheep’s Clothing Bear Masham base in the “Squall” colorway.
Minis from Elizabeth & Selma as they finished projects.

Indie Untangled:

Self-striping mini skeins from Canon Hand Dyes.

Rhinebeck:

Yarn bowl from Stacey Stanhope Dundon of Stratford House Pottery in Orwell VT.
Braid of Domestic Dorset in “Vernal” colorway from Gnomespun Yarn.
Jacob Wool & Silk fiber from Wellspring Fiber Farm in Burnsville NC.
Bar of Apple and Spice Soap from Wellspring Fiber Farm.
Bottle of Horseshoe Brand Barbecue Sauce (AMAYZING!!!).
Two skeins of Himalayan Summit Fingering in Barberry and Cajun Spice from Bijou Basin Ranch.
Exordium pattern by Rebecca Picoult from BBR.
Unity tshirt and tote bag from Neighborhood Fiber Co.

Woodstock:

Rainbow Yggdrasil necklace & heart-shaped labradorite stone from crystal shop in Woodstock.
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I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

The Tangled SkeinCA – 10% 0ff until October 31st – OctoberFun
Gingersnapthat – 15 % off – until the end of the year – Tangled 15
Geektastic Fibers – 15% off until the end of the year – 2TANGLED
Frog Peak Creations – 15% off until end of year – 2Tangled2017
Bags by Awesome Grannie – 10% off ongoing – 2TS10
SixMunchkinStitching – 10% off, ongoing – TWOTANGLED10

Episode 217: All the Yarn Stash and Tangents Galore!!

 

The Mighty FOs

The Twinsies Shawl (test knit) by Andrea Holoweski-Choate (The CATT Lady) out of Geektastic Fibers Superhero Sock in Genius, Billionaire, Playboy, Philanthropist on size 4.0mm (US 6) needles.
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WIPs & Chains

Lynne:

Rob’s 2017 socks usine Stephanie Pearl-McPhee’s Sock Recipe: A Good Plain out of Knit Picks Stroll Tweed in the Lost Lake Heather colorway on 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

Heart on Your Sleeve by Fiona Ellis, out of Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Sport in Merlot Heather on size 4.0mm (US 6) needles.

The Twinsies Shawl by Andrea Holoweski-Choate (The CATT Lady) out of Bernat Softee Chunky in “Fern” on size 6.5mm (US 10.5) needles.
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Sue:

High Plains by Melissa Schaschwary out of Wildwood Yarns on the Webster Base in medium gray colorway on size 4.5 mm (US 7) needles.

Rose City Rollers doing toe up for Ashley out of Julianna’s Fibre yarn in the Rockets colorway on size 2.5 mm (US 1.5) needles.

Olive You Too by Taiga Hilliard out of Acrylic from Michaels on size 4.5 mm (US 7) needles.
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3rd Quarter Winners Watch to see if we call out your name???

Travel the world by design wins Geektastic yarn, Flower bag.

Canadian Designer patterns , there were 64 projects and the winner gets a surprise package.

BBSC wins Once Upon a Corgie yarn.
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Knit Alongs happening

2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

4th Quarter October 1st to December 31st – Continent is Asia.

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4th Quarter October 1st to December 31st.
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Flash the Stash

Sue:

Knit Crate package
Huge package from Michael YellowZx5 including a talking Kevin.
Minis from AnniePurl

Knit Mitts By Kate Atherley

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KnitScene magazine

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Card and tea from a prize winner Donna55
Order from David’s Tea

Lynne:

1 skein Fiber Stash Yarn from Fiber Stash Dyeworks
1 braid Fiber Stash Fiberfrom Jen StormCoast
1 Fiber Stash sock blank
2 skeins Fleece Artist Canada 150 yarn (Ontario & Quebec)
1 bunch mini skeins from Haylsknits co-host of K2Tog Podcast
1 set mini skeins from AnniePurl
1 bunch Corriedale (I think) fiber from Mandy MandyPinecone
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On the Boob Tube

Little Skein and the Big Stash with Stacey of Must Stash Yarns and Anne from Little Skein in the Big Wool (bags)

Cozy Up with the Stitchin Sisters, Canadian, 4 funny and peppy sisters (per the name), informative just loved them, they have 37 episodes out, how did I not know about these ladies??
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Giveaway Winner: A skein of yarn from Honey Bee Knits

Did you win, watch and see!!

Colorway Saved by the Bell, a generous 463 yard skein of 75/25% Superwash Merion/Nylon.
Congratulations!!
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Shop Talk:

The Tangled SkeinCA

Sue shows all the bags that she put in her shop this week.
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I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

The Tangled SkeinCA – 10% 0ff until October 31st – OctoberFun
Gingersnapthat – 15 % off – until the end of the year – Tangled 15
Geektastic Fibers – 15% off until the end of the year – 2TANGLED
Frog Peak Creations – 15% off until end of year – 2Tangled2017
Bags by Awesome Grannie – 10% off ongoing – 2TS10
SixMunchkinStitching – 10% off, ongoing – TWOTANGLED10

Episode 216: Bootylicious September Heat!!

Episode should be up on Youtube shortly

Here are the show notes, I will add the links later.

The Mighty FOs but we have a HO!!

Rob’s 2017 socks out of Knit Picks Stroll Tweed in the Lost Lake Heather colorway on 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.
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WIPs & Chains

Lynne:

The Yarn Twinsies Shawl (test knit) by Andrea Holoweski-Choate (The CATT Lady) out of Geektastic Fibers Superhero Sock in Genius, Billionaire, Playboy, Philanthropist on size 4.0mm (US 6) needles.

Jeudi Cardigan by Elisa di Fiore in White Birch Fiber Arts 80/20 in “Hush” colorway on size 3.5mm (US 4) needles.
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Sue:

New Faded by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits) out of Artfil Grace in the Orcid colorway on size 3.75 mm (US 4) needles.

Lumberjack Cardigan by Marzena Kołaczekout of Valley Yarns Superwash DK in Light Grey on size 3.5 and 4.0 mm (US 4-6) needles.
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Knit Alongs happening

2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

3rd Quarter July 1st to September 30th – Continent is North America, show prize
Knit a pattern by a Canadian designer you could win a special prize.

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3rd Quarter ends on September 30th.

4th Quarter starts on October 1st to December 31st and we have chosen Asia.
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Flash the Stash

Sue:

Yarn from Honey Bee Knits
Patterns
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On the Boob Tube

By the Lakeside with Sandra a.k.a. SandyRan and she has 18 episodes
A friend to Knit With Leslie and she is on her second episode.
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Still open – Giveaway: A skein of yarn from Honey Bee Knits

Colorway Saved by the Bell, a generous 463 yard skein of 75/25% Superwash Merion/Nylon.

Prompt: What does this colorwar remind you of, if you have a photo great, but not
required.

Draw date: October 7th so the thread will be locked at midnight October 6th.

Rules gotta have ‘em:

One post per person,
Must be a member of the group
No chatter
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I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

Annie Purl – 40% off until her shop is empty – No Code Needed!!
Gingersnapthat – 15 % off – until the end of the year – Tangled 15
Geektastic Fibers – 15% off until the end of the year – 2TANGLED
Frog Peak Creations – 15% off until end of year – 2Tangled2017
Bags by Awesome Grannie – 10% off, ongoing – 2TS10
SixMunchkinStitching – 10% off, ongoing – TWOTANGLED1

Episode 215: It’s pumpkin season!!!


WIPs & Chains

Lynne:

Rob’s 2017 socks out of Knit Picks Stroll Tweed in the Lost Lake Heather colorway on 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

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.

The Yarn Twinsies Shawl (test knit) by Andrea Holoweski-Choate (The CATT Lady) out of Geektastic Fibers Superhero Sock in Genius, Billionaire, Playboy, Philanthropist on size 4.0mm (US 6) needles.

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

New Faded by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits) out of Artfil Grace in the Orcid colorway on size 3.75 mm (US 4) needles.

I did swatch and it is acting kind of like a fingering so I am hoping I have enough yarn.so I could order a skein or just do the cuffs, hem and neck in a different color to compliment the yarn.

OM Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of Cascade 220 in colorway 1946 gray, 1923, Green 1919, Blue-Green 859 on size 5.5 mm (US9) needles.
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Knit Alongs happening

2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

3rd Quarter July 1st to September 30th – Continent is North America, knit a pattern by a Canadian designer you could win a special prize.

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3rd Quarter July 1st to September 30th is wrapping up at the end of the month.
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Flash the Stash

Sue:

Yarn from rhyFlowerknits.com
Tea from Lynne, Coco boost

Lynne:

Yarn from rhyFlower
Night Owl Fibers Yarn


On the Boob Tube

A Crochet Whovian with Laura a.k.a. CrochetingWhovian on Ravelry.

Hooked by Hapenstance with Kendra a.k.a. hbhappenstance Ravelry.
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Books in the queue: New books by F&W Media (Interweave)

PlumDandi Knits by Alicia Plummer and Melissa Schaschwary

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Modern Tapestry Crochet by Alessandra Hayden

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Giveaway Winners:

2 copies of Calypso which is a beautiful lace pattern by rhyFlower Knits who is Melinda a.k.a. VenomousFlower

Did you Win, go check out the episode! If you hear your name please contact me so I can let the designer know.

Extra winner, Sue is going to gift the pattern to a post that she just because I thought the photo was funny!! It could be you!
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New Giveaway:

A skein of yarn from Honey Bee Knits Co from Melissa a.k.a. melissa1308 that she kindly sent along for one of you!

Colorway Saved by the Bell, a generous 463 yard skein of 75/25% Superwash Merion/Nylon.

Prompt: What does this colorwar remind you of, if you have a photo great, but not required.

Rules gotta have ‘em:

-One post per person
-Must be a member of the group
-No chatter
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I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

Annie Purl – 40% off until her shop is empty – No Code Needed, she is making room in her house!

Gingersnapthat – 15 % off – until the end of the year – Tangled 15

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

Frog Peak Creations – 15% off until end of year – 2Tangled2017

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

SixMunchkinStitching – 10% off, ongoing – TWOTANGLED10

Episode 214: Jiggly Pumpkins!!

The Mighty FOs:

Nope, None, Nada, Zip!!
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WIPs & Chains

Lynne:

Rob’s 2017 socks out of Knit Picks Stroll Tweed in the Lost Lake Heather colorway on 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

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.
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Sue:

New So Faded by Andrea Mowry (aka Drea Renee Knits) out of Artfil Grace in the Orcid colorway on size 3.75 mm (US 4) needles.

BB8 Socks, my usual Basic Ribbed Sock pattern by Kate Atherly and Socks on a Plane by Laura Linneman out of Must Stash Yarn BB8 self-striping OCD skeins on size 2.75 mm (US 2) needle.

Falls Church Cowl by Taiga Hilliard Designs using of Woolike in the Charcoal in my hand dyed minis in 10 different colors on size 4.00 mm (US6) needles.
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Knit Alongs happening

2017 Travel the World by Design KAL/CAL

3rd Quarter July 1st to September 30th – Continent is North America.

If you knit a pattern by a Canadian designer you could win a special prize.

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3rd Quarter July 1st to September 30th is wrapping up at the end of the month.
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Flash the Stash

Sue:

IG prize giveaway from Melissa a.k.a. melissa1308 of the Honey Bee Knits podcast A bee bag, 2 skeins of yarn, one for a giveaway.
Swap package from Laura a.k.a. Woolvereen from the Wooly Woolverine podcast.
Package from Laura from the Knit for Brains podcast. So sweet, sent both Lynne and I a gift.

Lynne:

Bag, dpn holder and stitch markers from Laura a.k.a. lor903of Knit for Brains podcast
Cross stitch calendar
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New Giveaway: Extended until next week!! Show some love!!

2 copies of Calypso which is a beautiful lace pattern.

Pattern by rhyFlower Knits, designer is Melinda.k.a. VenomousFlower who is from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada!

Prompt: Where would you wear this shawl while you are out and about this fall, please provide a photo in order to be entered.

Rules (Gotta have ‘em)

Must be a member of our group
One post per person
No chatter

Closing date: Friday, Sept 15th @ midnight
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I’m Broke, Save Me Money!!!

Annie Purl – 40% off until her shop is empty – No Code Needed, she is making room in her house!
Gingersnapthat – 15 % off – until the end of the year – Tangled 15
Geektastic Fibers – 15% off until the end of the year – 2TANGLED
Frog Peak Creations – 15% off until end of year – 2Tangled2017
Bags by Awesome Grannie – 10% off, ongoing – 2TS10
SixMunchkinStitching – 10% off, ongoing – TWOTANGLED10