27 March, 2012

Episode 149: mmm Crow

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Pictures soon!
Weigh in:
Barn raising blanket
Still going- Shazam socks- past heel in both,
Chelsea the chatterbox monster- Stalled- bought eyes
Butterfly Shawl- Stalled
Frogged- Raglanify
Portion control:
Scissorlady- HitchHiker! Story behind
DebiJazz- Cormo OMG!
Livin4fishin for the bags!
MicheleStitches custom ladybug spinning bag & Square stitch markers!
Fiber Exercise:
edit: Spinning was at Woolybeans house.
Unwind yarn co.-Patina- 162 yards Aran
Zarzuela’s Fiber- Mountain majesty- 266 yards DK
My hand dyed- 100 yards Worsted
Into the whirled club- on bobbin
Gradient batts from Uniquely yours! 4 batts bought 1 spun up.
Cooking School:
Flipping the stash
In the Kitchen:
Ham- the way Sarge likes it!
Pot Luck:

Mrs. Marley Chunk Monster
Confused Moose

Dave's Leisure
Blooming Fuchsia

Drill Sergeant:
Another family member signs up!
okayed to go back to work?
Taste Testing:
Lincoln- surprised me!
Black Jacob- tut wanted this fiber.
Knitting- Only getting about an inch on each color at this time. Thank you to
A La Carte:
Kate Davies www.textisles.com
Started: Rams & yowes blanket- Cowl swatch finished- Noro silky wool sock 2 color ways. – Different ways of stranding.
Dyed up wool from Shady Side Farms to make blanket
Dyed up two sock yarns
Bear and Ms. Bear set a date!
Stitches Midwest!! Roommate! Will be a fan girl moment!! Signed up for classes: Shawlette to full shawl and Surperb Seams. Nikki Epstein’s talk and Student banquet/ fashion show.
Sold Cricket- Finished my woven scarf & Boo claimed it.
Thinking of selling my sewing machine and getting a simple on that I can actually use.
Last Week! MSotherdenArtGlass -Discount code for March HIGHFIBERDIET 10%-I finally used my stitch markers. I love them!! Will be buying more!
On the Menu:
Knit-Topia: getting excited!
Knittin’ in the Mitten- A few people have backed out. Please check your Ravelry mail to see if you have received an email from me from the waiting list.
Gadget Corner:
Signature needles- Update
Hiya Hiya sharps- My Knitch Yarn Company (google Hiya Hiya check out from main site)Chiaogoo red lace- Grandma’s Hand Knitting on etsy

14 March, 2012

Episode 148: Pi or Pie?

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Weigh in:
Still going: Shazam socks
Started: Chelsea the Chatterbox Monster (thank you Michele stitches)
Butterfly wing Shawlette (thank you Knitpurlgurl)
Portion control:
Dancing Dog Dyeworks- Maisy & Bella in Worsted & Sock
Stitch markers for Sarge
Zarzuela’s Fibers- Mountain Majesty
More fiber for Taste testing: From wool Pops on Etsy- rovings/ Romney, Hungarian Racka, Coopworth- Roving and flicked locks, Southdown, Navajo Churro, Tunis, Targhee, Rambouillet, Montadale, Whitefaced Woodland
Fiber Exercise:
Still spinning: Patina from Unwind Yarn Co.
Yak on Drop Spindle
Cooking School:
Question: How to know how to spin your fiber?
In the Kitchen:
UP Pasty
Fruit pie- Blackberry pie
Cream pie- Pumpkin pie
Pot Luck:
Azrizona Sunrise Iris
Marceline the Vampire Queen
coffee cozy to end my stranded knitting
Zombie Apocalypse
Pink Blankie
Drill Sergeant:
Home!! Facial hair?
Taste Testing:
Falkland- 34 yds
Finnish-30 yards
Grey Gotland-21 yds
Grey Gotland
Icelandic- 28 yards
Angora- Charlie! 33 yards
Cashmere- 43 yds
Corridale cross- 52 yds
Devon- 41 yds
Shawl as of 3/10
A La Carte:
Pi Shawls in Honor of Pi Day
Mini skein
Swap package ABOSAA
Updates: Signature Needle, Audio books
Bubbles Shawl give away- ChrisB
MSotherdenArtGlass -Discount code for March HIGHFIBERDIET 10%
On the Menu:
Knit-Topia / Knittin’ in the Mitten
Gadget Corner:
Chicken Stitches

06 March, 2012

Episode 147: Addicted

You can listen here

Weigh in:

Started: Raglanify
Still going: Shazam socks

Portion control:
Trifecta of awesome club
(picture soon)
Ethereal fibers- Holy Rap
(Picture soon)
Fiber Exercise:
Loop Batt- 110 yds, bulky Navajo ply
(picture soon)

My exercise:

Treadmill time

Cooking School:

Knitting a top down sweater with set in sleeves

In the Kitchen:

Easy cheese danish

Pot Luck:

Chelsea the chatterbox monster
Kindle Media Pocket
my swirl bag
Colour Therapy
The Lady Edith

Taste Testing:

Angora- Charlie! 33 yards
Cashmere- 43 yds
Corridale cross- 52 yds
Devon- 41 yds
(pictures soon)

A La Carte:
Annelena- We’re having a KAL in the AnneLena Mattison Designs group Annelena Mattison Designs.
Complete the Bubbles Shawl by April 30th and be in a drawing for a skein of Wollmeise - other prizes to be announced.

I will give away one bubbles shawl next week to people who comment on this episode’s thread in Ravelry.


Downton Abbey! - Thank you Dnaprice!
Outlander series- Finished. Need a new series with long audio time.
Bar Maids Lo-lo bar- Lo-lo lips and Face butter! Addicted!
Grand baby time- Little miss Z and the HUG
Boo home for SpringBreak

On the Menu:

Knitting in the Mitten

Gadget Corner:
Stitchmarkers- MSotherdenArtGlass
10% Discount code for March HIGHFIBERDIET