30 January, 2012

Episode 143: Speech Lesson

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Weigh In

Lacy Sweater- Test knitting
Lacy Cardi
Still going: Retreat socks, Calligraphy
Started: Wingspan
Fiber Exercise:
Coopworth- woolen spun
New book: A knitter’s book of Wool
Taste Testing:
Fiber study:
My exercise:
need to get back on the workout routine
Cooking School: Sweet tomato heels
In the Kitchen:
Turkey bacon Ranch on Naan bread
Pot Luck:
Sunny Mosey
Sugared Violets KnitGirllls KAL
Perfect Florida Sweater
Rocky coast cardi

Drill Sergeant:
Stash 101 asks

A La Carte:
Luise O’Neill

Self Striping craze: pvc warping board, will be making one.
Still need to recover chair
COFY- Cast on for yenforyarn
Another project as well, contact cjkopec for more information.
Shout out: Lavender bear’s tea time podcast.
On the Menu:
Shearing day- Shady Side Farm- Feb. 25th
Knit-Topia- April
Knittin’ in the Mitten- November
Deposit due by Feb 15th
Gadget Corner:
Barbra Bretton: Sugar Maple Series

23 January, 2012

Episode 142: Inner Twelve Year Old

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Giants are going to the superbowl!
Weigh in:
Finished: Vancouver Scarf
Frogged: Pants
Still going: Calligraphy Cardigan, Retreat socks
Started: Lacy Sweater for lil’ miss Z
Stash growth: Fibernymph
Trifecta of Fiber club- My 1st club.
Fiber Exercise:
Finished: Bo Peep 258 yds
Started Coopswarth- Woolen
Balance after plying- soaking
Lazy Kate on Bug- Wrap fiber bump to keep away from Cats
My exercise:
On Recess due to Dwarves visit
Cooking School:
Pilling- Stone vs. Cutter
Stretchy cast on and bind off
In the Kitchen:
Homemade Nutella
Pot Luck:
Check the projects in the Ravelry group.
Drill Sergeant:
A La Carte:
Veera Valimaki
Homemade Febreeze (fabric/room freshener)
1/2 gal water
1/2 gal vinegar
1 tbl Extract of choice (make sure it does not have sugar in it)
Mix and spray.

-Orange infused vinegar

Podcast Shout outs:
Moonie knits Podcast
Wexford Knits podcast
Whatcha Swatchin podcast

Shout out: Mother Bears for Cogknitive podcast collection at Stitches west
On the Menu:
Shout out for: Puffy Mondaes Retreat
Knit-topia April
Knittin’in the Mitten- KISS November
Gadget Corner:
Crochet I-cord

16 January, 2012

Episode 141: KaPop!

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Weigh in:

Baby hats
Ear bud warmer
Still going:
Retreat socks- heel of sock 2
Calligraphy- Raglan shaping
Vancouver Scarf- Almost done
Sheepy pants for lil’ bear

Fiber Exercise:

Pumpkin Spice- 324 yards

Bo Peep

My exercise:

Not much- Fell of the wagon

Cooking School:

Spinning rules??
Another Fiber study shawl

In the Kitchen:

Freezer cooking

Heart shaped cinnamon rolls from a tube

Pot Luck:

Purple Lace Throw
Grey Bear
Vitamin G Cardigan
Harold's Hunting Gloves
Maxine Mini-Maxi Cowl

Drill Sergeant:

Spinning Buddy

A La Carte:

Etsy store : Woolgatherings


Sarge was gone: I played.
Venus series by Lucy Neatby
Apps- Angry birds- Eagle
Beavers Revenge
Spa day- The Tea!!- Amazing!!
ABOSAA- My Ravatar right now

On the Menu:

Recovering my office chair! A must.
Knit Topia- one spot has opened up
Knittin’ in the mitten- Waiting list

Gadget Corner:

Office clip and Plastic bread tags

07 January, 2012

Episode 140: Hello 2012

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Weigh in:
NYCO – Started and finished
Still going- Vancouver scarf, Retreat socks
UFO- Calligraphy
Fiber Exercise:
My exercise:
Sitting- lots of sitting
Cooking School:
In the Kitchen:
Split Pea Soup
Pot Luck:
Quilt Wrap
sock yarn blanket
Rowan's Christmas Stocking
Not Just Black Scarflette

Drill Sergeant:
AGoodYarn asked- Mountainpurl answered
Bethanyg- What happens if you have nitrogen filled tires, but one late night in a desperate move you need to fill a tire and use regular air?
Batteries in presents
QA vs QC
A La Carte:
Walnut grove shawl
Theme for 2012-
Coggie- Knitting costs less than therapy
Sarge- Get some
Drawing for Book- What would Madame DeFarge Knit?
Paulyknits video podcast
Thank you:
TGknits- Fetches
TMKR- cookies
On the Menu:
Yellow Ribbon
Knittin’ in the Mitten- Kiss - Full- Waiting list is available
Gadget Corner:
Digital Postal Scale

02 January, 2012

Episode 139: Goodbye 2011!

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Weigh in:
Blocked: Costa Rica Shawl

Costa Rica

Take 2

Take 2-November Wrap

Spartan hat #1
Still going:
Retreat socks
Calligraphy sweater
Fiber Exercise:
None this week
My exercise:
Treadmill and yoga
Ice for the hand
Cooking School:
NYCO 2010- Raglan sweater



Crocheted steek

In the Kitchen:
Pepperoni Crescent rolls

Pepperoni rolls

Pot Luck:
Summer is a Flyin' by
Stitch Sampler Shawl
very simple christmas shawl
Christmas-y Green, But No-Purls
Kureyon Scarf

A La Carte:
Nadita Swings
New Year Plans:
Stepping into the New Year
Commuter Knapsack
Want to learn to sew
Theme for 2012
On the Menu:
Knit-Topia 2012
Knittin’ in the Mitten - KISS
Gadget Corner:
Spray bottle:
And for the car: Ice Proofing the Car Windows with 2/3 Vinegar 1/3 water! Just spray on windows and ice will melt away!