23 December, 2011

Episode 138 Holiday Pinterest

Weigh in:

Blocking
Finished: Thick cowl

Thick- quick cowl

Gap-tastic cowl, Hats for the boys
Still going:Take 2, Retreat socks
Brain hat- need wig form

Fiber Exercise:

Spinning pumpkin spice- Hand dyed

My exercise:

Treadmill/Yoga/Cleaning

Cooking School:

Hand Scrub-Exercises hands and shoulders

In the Kitchen:

Homemade instant Chai
Ingredients
1 cup nonfat dry milk powder
1 cup powdered non-dairy creamer
1 cup French vanilla powdered non-dairy creamer
2 ½ cups white sugar
1 ½ cups unsweetened instant tea
2 tsp ground ginger
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp ground cardamom
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp allspice
¼ tsp white pepper
Instructions
Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend until it is a fine powder (If you have a small food processor, you can combine just the instant tea and spices in the food processor & then combine everything together in a bowl).
Add two-three tablespoons of mix to 8 ounces of hot water or milk.

Pot Luck:



Secret Santa 2011




Purple angles




Treads
Kat and Scarlett's Sock Monkey Hats

Drill Sergeant:




Nothing really

Recipes:

Calendar for Breast Cancer
Twitter #knitchat & #Spinchat
46 weeks (4 to 6 weeks)
Selfish knitting Month!!

On the Menu:

KitM 2012- Same Lodge, Nov 8-11th /$225

Gadget Corner:

Wood Butter

12 December, 2011

Episode 137: No Police

You can listen here
Weigh in:
Finished:
Hedwig’s flight
Hogwarts express Unblocked
Mantle
Mantle unblocked
Bandana cowl
Bandana Cowl Unblocked
Purple ruffles
Scarf for Z
Started:
Gap-tastic cowl- Frogged
Gaptastic Cowl
Scarf
Brain hat
Balls of brains
Still going
Retreat socks
Vancouver scarf
Fiber Exercise:
Highland Handmade fiber
My exercise:
Doctor’s appt
Cooking School:
Singles
In the Kitchen: Boo’s favorite cookie
CHOCOLATE OATMEAL NO-BAKE COOKIES
2 cups sugar 1/2 cup cocoa
1 stick butter 1/2 cup milk
1 tsp. vanilla 3 cups quick-cooking oatmeal
1/2 cup peanut butter
Combine sugar, cocoa, butter and milk in a saucepan.
On medium heat, bring to a boil for one full minute.
Remove from heat. Stir in peanut butter (optional), vanilla and oatmeal.
Drop by spoonful onto wax paper. Let cool for at least 30 minutes.
Pot Luck:
Quick Knit Flouncey Scarf
Christmas Stocking Cap
Afghan for Us
Quincy
Olivia the Canuck

Drill Sergeant:
Christmas gifts
Recipes:
Nothing but crafting and working
On the Menu:
Christmas-
Gadget Corner:
Knitty Winter bis 2011

06 December, 2011

Episode 136: Soap & Water

Weigh in:
Retreat socks- One done- 2nd cast on
Vancouver Scarf- 75% done
Take 2-November Wrap- 6 more rows
Advent Calendar Shawl- Gave up
Fiber Exercise:
Stormy weather and Gun Metal grey 2 ply 485 yards
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Hogwarts Express
Hogwarts express Unblocked
My exercise:
Caught the crud- No voice for a week- Bad cough.
No exercise but watching what I am eating.
Kindle and Audio books- Good reads
Cooking School:
New Year’s goals:
New years Cast on- Crochet!
Pulling out UFO’s
Steel topper, Blue ink, Christmas Afghan
Susie Coat
Grill Sarge: Another question
In the Kitchen:.

Applesauce oatmeal raisin cookies
Pot Luck:
Thankful Scarf
GRINCH
Wedding Afghan
A Stocking for Dave
Huggable Penguin
A Christmas Carol
Lainey's hat

Brain hat

Recipes:
Kertzmarkt
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Cast iron pans
Thanksgiving on Saturday
San Marco Coffee
Thank you for the reviews- helives_WWJD- Please PM me on Rav your address.
Mini skein Swap
On the Menu:
Snow-
Christmas- New Years Eve
Gadget Corner:
Cat eats drive band- Tractor supply- Butchers Twine $3.99

04 December, 2011

21 November, 2011

Episode 135: Not Me

You can listen here
Weigh in:
Retreat Socks
Coggie's Dream House

Vancouver scarf- Yarn Hollow
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Woven Scarf- Chroma

Attached Snaps and buttons to Tapanzee
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Fiber Exercise:

Key Lime- 250 yards
Key lime & Spot

Stormy Weather
Stormy Weather

Gun Metal- Tightly braided
Gun Metal
Gun Metal
Gun Metal
My exercise:

Lots going on here

Cooking School:

Color work

In the Kitchen:

Garlic Lime Chicken fajitas

Pot Luck:

Aniyah's Jive Turkey Hat
DeJavu Thermis
Sleeping Baby's Castle Blanket
Baby sucky thumb mitt
Hat for bro

Recipes:

Destressing!
Book 5 of HP- Order of the Phoenix
Book 5 of Outlander- now at Audible
Grand Baby time!

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Lil miss Z
Mr. D
Mr. R
Thanksgiving plans change
Small Christmas planned
Mini Skein Swap

On the Menu:

Knit-Topia-Attending
Camp KIP- Not attending
Knittin’ in the Mitten 2011/12-
KnitCirus
Cooperative Press

Gadget Corner:
Celtic Meditation Music Specialists $9.99 on iTunes

Contest: CraftSanity Mag- Thank you Yarn Hollow for the give away

09 November, 2011

Episode 134: Knittin' in the Mitten recap

No real show notes for this episode either- sorry
Game- Last knitter standing


Scrumpy's

Hostess gifts
Thank you everyone for the day trip to the massage
Other gifts: Thank you!!

Coggie's Dream House
Vancouver Scarf
Katie original
From LollyT
From JavaNut
From Cindy
Please tell me who gave this

Special: Knittin' in the Mitten Live and Unedited

There are no show notes for this but I will link you to the photo album

02 November, 2011

Episode 133: Running on Overdrive



You can listen here
Weigh in:
Finished:
Lined Beanie
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Frogged:
Pizzazz
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Started:
November Wrap
Retreat Socks
Fiber Exercise:
New Spindle
My exercise:
Doctor’s visits
New meds- Lots of testing
Cooking School:
On recess
In the Kitchen:
Sheep Treats
Pot Luck:
Arvi
Lined Beanie
Tequilla Sunrise
Drill Sergeant:
Sarge comes home
Shift change
Recipes:
Doll house
BB gun
Shopping:
Wolfe Farms- Thank you for the treats
Unwind yarn Company
Dawn Texaspurlgurl
- Thank you
On the Menu:
Knittin’ in the Mitten
Sponsors:
Cooperative press
Signature Needles
Fiber Dreams


Gadget Corner:
Post it notes

26 October, 2011

Episode 132: The non-Bitchy one

Weigh in:
Finished Tapanzee

Tapanzee unblocked

Started- Pizzazz

Beginning of Pizazz

Still going-, Lined hat.
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Fiber Exercise:
None- Wheels are buried
My exercise:
Same treadmill/yoga/dancing
Cooking School:
Sock poem
In the Kitchen:
Fruit wraps
Flour tortillas
Fruit pie filling
Melted butter
Cinnamon sugar
Put tortilla down and brush butter around outer edge
Put a spoon full of filling in center
Fold like a burrito, making sure to butter edge that closes it.
Brush butter on outside and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar
Bake at 350 for 10-15 min or until browned.
Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream
Pot Luck:
Amphitheater of Forest
Day of the Dead Mittens
Traveling Stitch Legwarmers
First Toe Up Socks
LaLa's Sparkle Shrug (2)
Colorful Cardie
Drill Sergeant:
Sarge has passed his class!
Recipes:
Box of tears
Princess Bride
Shawl Curtain
Spinning day:
15 minutes oops- was only 12 minutes
Wool boobies
Yarn boobs! Squish

Core spinning
Lecture from Boo
On the Menu:
Knittin’ in the mitten
Sponsors:
Knitting Tackle- Livin4fishin on Ravelry
Livin4fishin's bags
Little Ladybug Designs
LorrieU
MargoKP
Patternworks
Prism Arts
Spinning wheel sleuth
Yarn Sisters
Wool2dye4
Gadget Corner:
Pinterest- Sign up! So much inspiration!

11 October, 2011

Episode 131: Love Letters

You can listen here

Weigh in:
Finished: Baby Hats (picture soon)
Still going: Tapanzee

Fiber Exercise:
Venus needs surgery.
Roo got a bath.
WindSwept Sweater- Aran singles

My exercise:
Treadmill, Dancing, Yoga

Cooking School:
Setting in a sleeve

In the Kitchen:
Pumpkin Butter
Why pumpkin butter cannot be canned
Pot Luck:
A Cashmere Serape

football baby hat
Hat for soldier
Falling Leaves Beret
booties 3
Jim's Americana Suspenders
Grill Sergeant:
Love letters- book How to Build a Fire

Recipes:
Lots of cleaning
Transplanting

On the Menu:
Knittin’ in the Mitten

3 weeks away!
Swaps: Mini skein Swap- Mail swap or at the retreat!
$20 swap- stuff from your area
Stash swap
Tee-Shirt order- please send payment.
Classes:
Stitch markers

Buttons
Measurement class
Duct Tape Dummy
Bring 4 rolls of duct tape, an old tee shirt, a good fitting foundation garment, a hanger, and 4-6 bags of poly fill.

Michigan International Alpaca Fest- Oct 29 & 30th

Sponsors:


Berroco

Brittany Needles

Dawn/ Sentsy

Fiber dreams

Knit Happy

Kollage

Kookaburra

Vendors List:


Alpaca Family Farm


Bethany's needles

Cjcopec

Kinderhaven Farm

Kiva arts

Shady Side Farms

Studio June Yarn

Uniquely yours

Winding wool creek


Yarn Hollow

Gadget Corner:
Crockpot liners!

03 October, 2011

Episode 130: We are Trolls

You can listen here

Weigh in:

Susie: Nope
Commuter mitts- 1st done
Boo mitts
Started: Tapanzee- 75% done
Tapanzee
Purple hat- click for babies
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Dish Rag Tag
Weight gain- Silver yarn
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Fiber Exercise:

Stormy weather and Highland Handmade- Bo Peep

My exercise:

Walking

Cooking School:

Craftsy.com
Knits that fit class!

In the Kitchen:

Hot Caramel Apple Cider-78607">
Pot Luck:

On the forums

Drill Sergeant:

Best surprise you’ve received?
“Life lesson” you’d pass on to your kids/grandkids

Recipes:

Art walk
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Michigan
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Itching to do a rectangular wrap
Name the mannequin

On the Menu:

Knittin’ in the Mitten

Sponsors:
Knitting Fever
Webs
The Woolery
Wolfe Farms
Zealana
Buffalo Gold- Buffalo Wool Co
Jordana Paige
Heritage Fiber & Spinning
Outlier Podcast
Furry Face Fibers- coming soon
Vegancraftastic
XRX

Gadget Corner:

Rice bags

21 September, 2011

Episode 129: Rambles

You can listen here
Weigh in:
Finished Costa Rica shawl or Eyjafiallajokull Shawl
UnBlocked
Started Commuter mitts
Susie- sleeve has not been touched
Switcheroo socks- Heel flap
2 more hexipuffs.
Autumn shawl- Frogged
CJKopec Creations: Magic! Both sock yarn and fiber
Magic- yarn and roving
Fiber Exercise:
Finished Trust me
Trust me- 288 yards
and Boundaries
Boundaries- 162 yards
Spinning Stormy Weather
My exercise:
Yoga- lots of stretching!
Cooking School:
Cricket loom-
Getting started- Learning terms-
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1st scarf- Cascade 220 7803 and Donegal tweed 874
2nd scarf- Ella Rae Classic- 23 and Chroma Mesa
Want to make Mug Rugs!
In the Kitchen:
Stuffed pears for breakfast or dessert
Pot Luck:
Shroom
Op-Art blanket

Slippers of Misfortune
Pembroke vest
Drill Sarge:
Dream vacation?
Mischievous prank from your misspent youth?
Recipes:
Thank you to Lousie of Caithness Craft collective: Tea towels and handmade envelopes
Bethanyg Fairy circle

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and Neighbors Sign
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Date night- we suck!
Craft studio/Office
The desk fits
Haircut
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New Knitty is up!! Looking at Takoma and Callette
On the Menu:
Knittin’ in the Mitten- Last call for shirts- order will go in on Friday
Huge thank you to Margo for being my brain stabilizer! And to Turtle49 for the retreat sign!
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Sponsors:
Hornshaw woodworks
Heritage spinning & weaving
Schacht Spindle

Ilga Leja
The Woolery
Gadget Corner:
Hanging Mannequin- name her contest!