28 May, 2010

Episode 73: Decompression

Weigh in:

Rose retreat sock 1 finished
Sock for Sheepie

Fiber Exercise:

Spun some Corriedale in Tan, spinning more in Brown to ply

My exercise:

4#’s less. Thoughts on WW meeting problem

Cooking School:

Crochet charts

In the Kitchen:

Baked Crab Rangoon

2 points per serving of 3

Pot Luck:

MountainPurl: Purple Sasha Skirt
WickedPyssa: Monkey cowl & Fingerless Monkeys
KnittinWolf: Centrique


Sarge Gone
started in 1917

On the Menu:

El Paso, Detroit, Michigan fiber festival

Talk Soup:

More from dnaprice:

Gadget Corner:

Increase Decrease marker

18 May, 2010

Episode 72: Thank you Mr. Obvious

Weigh in:

Eliina shawl, Rose retreat socks

Fiber exercise: New orifice hook in the making

Real exercise: Missed WW, Keeping better track of points

Cooking school:
Toe closures:
Vogue Knitting Spring Summer 2010 has lots of info.

Top down: Kitchener stitch
Toe up: Double needle long tail cast on -- pictures coming soon.

In the kitchen:


Pot luck:

RJHuggz: Mary Jane Booties
Sonomaknit: Cash's Gecko
jj2edwards: Birthday Shawl


Crazy week- Dinner
Hotel sitting
We wear O-rings
Bears for Charity- Threadbear- comfort bear drive
Swap the seasons
Pay it Forward-- Winner announced

Talk soup:

Keigiliakitten:- Shout out to her new podcast "Yarns from the garden"

Where my screen name came from?


Who is your favorite author and what genre of books to you like to read? What is your favorite type of Music?

Gadget corner:

Butt Bag

12 May, 2010

Episode 71: Accessorize

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Weigh in:

Socks, New Socks, Eliina Shawl
Fiber Exercise: Lost my orifice hook

My exercise:

WW- Gained 2 lbs.
Wiggling, Water

Cooking School:

Hiya Hiya Needles: Review.

In the Kitchen: Comfort Food

Pinto Beans & Ham

1.5 cups dry pinto beans, Soak over night
4-6 cups of water
Small bone in picnic ham
½ small onion (optional)
Rinse beans after soaking (pull out floating beans) and put in crock pot.
Add water , ham and onion.
Cook all day on low.
WW- 4 pts per serving.

Serve with Corn bread.

Pot Luck:

Retreat Recap
Pictures of Goodies
Alpine Boot
Friend and Family Weekend
Experience in my Shoes

On the Menu:

July 30-August 1- Detroit, MI—Warp tour
Knitting/spinning get together on the 31st-- Where TBA

Gadget Corner:

Frog Box

04 May, 2010

Episode 70: Fiber-Friend Orgasm No Faking It Here

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Not a normal show. This one is not for the kids!!

Recorded at Knit-a-Way 2010 with I think 10 people from the retreat. Lots of laughter and lots of fun.

Pictures from the retreat:

We drove up to this:

Front Door

Back of house by the lake:

Back of house

The kitchen, just breakfast food:


The Great room we played in:

Great Room

Thank you Tina
Photo taken by Tina- The event planner

Deck was a great place to relax in quiet:

Deck area

The View of Lake Huron:

Lake Huron

Beach front

The Retreat Group Shot: The hat I did not make.
Thank you Tina
Photo taken by Tina- the event planner.

Thank you to everyone who joined me for the recording. I hope you enjoyed the show!!