10 November, 2014

Episode 212: Kittin' in the Mitten 2014 Recap


Thank you to everyone who Attended, sponsored or vended at the retreat this year. 

Thank you to all of the podcast listeners as well. 

There are no formal show notes this week. 

Please check out My Mountain on Facebook to help KBDyer and her lys win the contest for hip new designs. 

We had fun at the retreat and talk all about it. 

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03 November, 2014

Episode 211: Two Sleeps!


Warning: This episodeis not for while you are at work, around children or driving. Yep, Sarge broke Coggie. You have been warned!

Thank you for listening!!

Show notes can be found at www.thehighfiberdiet.blogspot.com

Weigh in:

Finished: cozy cuffed mitts

Retreat knitting: socks

Entree

Retreat list

Side dish

  • Porcupine Balls
  • 1 lb ground beef-extra lean
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 cup instant rice
  • Mix together and form into meatballs
  • Start cooking in a sauce pan
  • 1 can tomato soup
  • 1/2 can water
  • 2 tbs Worcester sauce
  • Mix the liquids together- pour over the top of browned meatballs.
  • Turn flame to low, put a lid on the pan.
  •  Cook 20 minutes or until meatballs are cooked through.
  • We served with steamed veggies.

Threads for :

Sock architecture

A head for trouble

Kung fu knits

Aila Grace Shawl

Will start Tuesday 11/4

On the menu

Knittin' in the Mitten -

Getting ready!

Shopping Wednesday morning.

People are able to arrive after 3pm

Thank you to all our sponsors!!!!!

 

Alpacaandewe 
Berroco 
Blue Moon Fiber Arts 
Boho Chic Fiber Co 
Briar Rose Fiber 
Brittany needles 
Brown Sheep Yarn Company 
ChasingAcorns 
CJKoho 
Daizie Knits 
Dancing Goats 
FiberAddiction 
Fondant Fibre 
Girl Cave Bags 
Gourmet Stash 
HDYarns 
Hippie Penguin Fibers 
Hornshaw woodworks 
Indie String 
Into the Whirled 
Jenny Field’s fiber 
Jimmy Beans Wool Co 
Katrinkles 
Kim Dyes Yarn 
Kirby Wirby Yarns 
Knitter’s Nightmare 
Knitting at Knoon 
Knitty Fingers 
Little skein in the big wool 
Nancy’s Knit Knacks 
North Cabin Fiber Crafts 
Oink pigment 
Olga Leja 
Patti’s Tote Bags 
PinkAmingO 
Plover Bird bags 
Raindrop Knits 
Sara Kay Cow and Upcycled Bags 
Schacht Spindle 
School House Press 
Serene Fiber Art 
Simply Sock Yarn 
Slipped Stitch Studio 
Sparticus dyes 
Spun Right Round 
Stitched by JessaLu 
Studio in the Green 
Sundara Yarn 
Tix Trinkets 
Twisted willow farm 
Unicorn Fibre wash 
Uniquely Yours! 
Universal yarns 
Wasunwilling 
Winding wool creek 
Wonder why alpaca 
Wooliegirl 
Yarn Barn 

Yarn Hollow

Exercise

Just more PT

Recorder- to help my lungs

Gadget corner

 

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28 October, 2014

Episode 210: Books, Give-a-ways, and Ranty Pants


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Weigh in:

Finished:

Flower buttons

Lake Effect wrap

Cupcakes

Silvermist bath set

On the needles:

Harbor street shawl- on hold- edging giving me problems.

Therapist socks- Kroy brown ragg - type of needle affects gauge

Floramania socks- bleeding bad!

Dyeing- inspired by mother nature Thrift stores! Pots, crock-pots, salad spinner, condiment bottles

A bit of fiber:

ITW serenity. 266 yards Dk

Lladyllama fiber co- punis- zombie virus

Grocery Shopping

Outlander unclub- InnerYarnZen

Aila Grace Shawl

Potluck

On the Ravelry group

Entree

Opinions

Side dish

Gilmore girls marathon

startcooking.com iTunes or Internet.

We bought a car.

Color!

On the menu

Knittin' in the Mitten -

Show/try on night- projects or products

Transform-a-tube

Project bag sewing on Friday

Sponsors! See Ravelry board for links

Exercise

Scar tissue

Lack of balance

Pimped my cane

Gadget corner

Sock architecture

A head for trouble

Kung fu knits

 

 


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27 September, 2014

Episode 209: You've got Skills!


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Show notes can be found at www.thehighfiberdiet.blogspot.com

 

Episode 209: You've got Skills!

Weigh in:

All about designing this week:

Smart mitts- free pattern.

Lake Effect wrap

Lake Ave cowl

Harbor street shawl

Short row garter

Potluck

Em's Pineapples

Chair Socks

Rippling Infinity

Entree

Cast on to kick cancer to the curb!!

Sillyfru- blessing and healing juju

Any color- any cancer- donate or don't.

Think of someone you love while yarning along.

Side dish

Hunting season:

House hunting

Car hunting

Anniversary thread- Infinitetwist, Inkling the squid. Pattern giveaway

Autumnal equinox sweater a long-Pattern giveaway

On the menu

Knittin' in the Mitten

Tees & bags preorder- until October 3rd

Yarn & fiber preorder- until October 16th

Show/try on night- projects or products?

Mugs 6+ dozen painted and cured

Menu update-

Project bag sewing on Friday

Sponsors! See Ravelry board for links

Exercise

Pt extended.

Knee crunch-

Gadget corner

http://gleener.com

 

Gleener


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25 August, 2014

Episode 208: Seventh Season Begins


Episode 208

Weigh in:

Redcedar

Vodka lemonade

Fruit stripe gum socks-PhD

Mojo socks-finished

Smart mitts-finished

Mixing the grape and the grain-finished

A bit of fiber

Roo is home- Into the whirled

Espinner BFL

Grocery shopping

Outlander unclub

Great Lakes hand dyed

Stitched by Jessalu

LillaRose small & medium plain flexiclip

Michigan fiber festival

Briar Rose

Beaded bag

Bijou basin

Lost city knits

Snacks

Infinitetwist.com

Inkling the squid

Potluck

All potluck is from the groups project pages.

Entree

Six years!! Happy anniversary!!

Side dish

Killed another steam cleaner

Car in the shop

On the menu

Knittin' in the Mitten

Tees & bags preorder- coming soon

Yarn & fiber preorder- coming soon

Non retreat swap- sign ups until the end of August

Show/try on night- projects or products?

Exercise

Driving!

Pumped up PT

Small set back

Gadget corner/favorite things

 

Chicken pot pie

1 package (16 ounces) frozen mixed vegetables, thawed

1 cup cut-up cooked chicken

1can (10 3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup

1cup Original Bisquick mix

1/2 cup milk

1 egg

 

Directions

Heat oven to 400ºF.

Mix vegetables, chicken and soup in ungreased 2-quart casserole.

Stir remaining ingredients in small bowl with fork until blended. Pour into casserole.

Bake 30 minutes or until golden brown.

 

Whiz cinnamon rolls

From The Girls and Boys Cookbook

2 c. Bisquick

2/3 c. milk

1/4 c. sugar

1 tsp. cinnamon

 

Heat oven to 425 degrees. Grease 12 muffin cups. Beat Bisquick and milk in bowl for 15 strokes. Roll dough around on floured board to prevent sticking. Knead gently 8 to 10 times. Roll into 12"x7" rectangle. Spread with soft butter. Sprinkle with mixture of sugar and cinnamon. Roll up tightly, width wise. Seal well. Cut in 1" slices. Set in muffin cups. Bake about 15 minutes. Yield: 12.


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07 August, 2014

Episode 207: Solo


Show notes can be found at www.thehighfiberdiet.blogspot.com

Thank you for listening!!

 

Episode 207: Solo

Weigh in:

Vodka lemonade

Fruit stripe gum socks

Mojo socks

Capucine x2

Mixing the grape and the grain

Grocery shopping

Knitters Chatelain

Handspunstagram

Snacks

Went a Courtin' cowl

Entree

SilverSpun by LanaMundi Yarns

Smart mitts

Potluck

Coffee and cream crochet

Cabled net shawl

Voyageur action figure

Side dish

Little bear learning the alphabet

Little miss Z had surgery

House back to normal

Cedar cove-tv show

Outlander/Written in my own hearts blood

Book of life

Spaghetti in a crock pot fail! 

beans and ham

On the menu

Michigan fiber festival

Exercise

Walking  without the cane

Tackling stairs

Driving

Gadget corner

 Lilla Rose Flexi clips 

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11 July, 2014

Sarge is frisky- Not fully edited- Don't drink while listening- He broke Coggie!


Show notes can be found at www.thehighfiberdiet.blogspot.com

Thank you for listening!

 

Weigh in

 

On the needles:

Fruit stripe gum socks

Vodka lemonade- autumnal equinox sweater along

Tan house brook shawl- bostonjen

 

Spinning:

Tour de fleece not happening here

 

Grocery shopping:

Berroco vintage Dk:

Grey, 2 blues

Opal Dk

400 stitches from potter craft

Crochet with beads

CaithnessCraft- bag...and extras

 

Snacks

 Northport blanket -Taproot magazine

 

Entree:

Reviews

Karbonz dpn's

Knitters pride comfort grip crochet hook

 

 

Side dish:

Hip2bsquare drawing

My birthday mani/pedi

iPad cover

Olive drab bag for carrying my iPad

Super hero/sidekick mugs

Tried the recipe from last episode

Cookies

Independence Day

 

 

Books:

Written in my own hearts blood

Inner yarn zen on Etsy: outlander unclub!

Quiet

Book of life

Podcasts:

Knit1, heart too- Wendy's Star Trek bag

(Webs charity shawl drive)

Fiber trek

Knit worthy

Dark matter knits

 

On the menu:

 

Kitm14

Spots for full event

Swaps

Massages

Scrumpy's

Yoga

KCAL

Final payment is due

 

Spinzilla

 

Exercise

PT

Weigh in

Labs and numbers

 

Dessert/gadget corner

 

Eucalan delicate wash

Eucalan wipes

 

 


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