Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Episode 70: A Hot Mess


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WIP It
Apple Pie by tincanknits in Malabrigo Merino Worsted (Stone Blue)
Tied Knots by Justyna Lorkowska in The Lemonade Shop DK (Spectravision)
Twain Socks in Madelinetosh Tosh Sock (Twain)
Veronika Cardigan by Shannon Cook in Patons Classic Wool (Charcoal)
Another preemie hat

FO Show
Burnaby by Jared Flood in Mrs. Crosby Carpet Bag (Greystone)
Kimberly’s Burnaby
More preemie hats
Quynn by Woolly Wormhead in Knit Picks Galerie (Rococo)
Thuy’s Quynn
Vanilla Socks in Opal Petticoat

Retail Therapy
Hedgehog Fibres Merino DK in Sorry Not Sorry and Seattle Grunge Vibes (Potluck)
Toil & Trouble Worsted in Ent

Well Read
Red Rising by Pierce Brown
By the Book by Julia Sonneborn
The Ruby Circle (Bloodlines #6) by Richelle Mead

Watching
Great British Bake Off
Blade Runner 2049
Trolls
Get Out
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
I, Tonya

Podcasts Mentioned
Yarniacs
Just One More Row
Knitmore Girls
Petite Weaver Crafts

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Episode 69: Slow Down


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WIP It
Under My Rainbow by Debbi Stone in Knitted Wit Victory DK (Happy Birthday colorway)
Tale as Old as Time by Anne Vally in Knit Picks Felici (Abracadabra) and Pagewood Farm Chugiak Hand Dyed Sock (Greens)
Vanilla Socks in Opal Petticoat

FO Show
Preemie hat in Sweetgeorgia Speed Demon (Fondant)

Queued
Reversible Rivulet Scarf by Purl Soho
Abys Cowl by Carol Feller
Quynn by Woolly Wormhead

Retail Therapy
Madelinetosh Pashmina in Fir Wreath
Hedgehog Fibres Merino Aran
The Lemonade Show Simple Sock in Bad Day

Well Read
Midnight Crossroad by Charlaine Harris
The Shining by Stephen King
You Need a Budget by Jesse Mecham
The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily by Laura Creedle

Watching
The Shape of Water
Pitch Perfect 3
Fifty Shades of Black
Dunkirk

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Episode 68: Adios 2017


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Thank you to everyone who participated in the Harvest Hat-a-Long this year. Big love to our co-host Vanessa of killtocraft. Also big thanks to Leon Alexander Yarns for generously donating this year’s prize for the KAL. Please check the beginning of the podcast for winners and reach out to us via Ravelry or our email address at twistedstitchespodcast@gmail.com.

WIP It
Color Tipped Scarf by Purl Soho in Purl Soho Worsted Twist (Timeless Navy, Heirloom White, Super Pink)
Tale as Old as Time by Anne Vally in Knit Picks Felici (Abracadabra) and Pagewood Farm Chugiak Hand Dyed Sock (Greens)
Reverse Snowball Flight by Melissa Lambino in Wool and the Gang The Gang Collection (Sand Trooper Beige)

FO Show
1x1 rib hat in Malabrigo Chunky (Pink Frost)
Rogue One Hat by Mrs Luedeke in Cascade 220 Sport (burgundy, grey, natural)
Thuy’s Star Wars hat
Swirl Hat by Mandie Harrington in leftover sock yarn
Thuy’s Swirl Hat
Two by Two by Anne Gagnon in Cascade 220 Superwash (Extreme Creme Cafe)
Thuy’s Two by Two

Retail Therapy
Chiaogoo fixed circulars
The Forbidden Woolery Pride in Black Emerald

Happy holidays, everyone. We'll see you in 2018!

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Episode 67: Holiday Minisode


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REMINDER: We’ve decided to extend the Harvest Hat-a-Long until December 15!

WIP It
Color Tipped Scarf by Purl Soho in Purl Soho Worsted Twist (Timeless Navy, Heirloom White, Super Pink)
Handspun Hat (no pattern) in Blarney Yarn fiber
Tale as Old as Time by Anne Vally in Knit Picks Felici (Abracadabra) and Pagewood Farm Chugiak Hand Dyed Sock (Greens)

Retail Therapy
Earl Grey Fiber Co Chamomile Sock in Bumble
Black Squirrel Berkeley

Favorite Patterns for Gift Knitting
Weekend Knitting by Melanie Falick
Look Back Leggings
Super Mittens
Fingerless Mitts
Perfect Pie Shawl
Union Square Shawl/Poncho
Foliage by Emilee Mooney (Knitty, Fall 2007) - free
Antler Hat and Antler Mittens by tincanknits
Barley by tincanknits - free
Maine Morning Mitts by Clara Parkes - free
Irish Hiking Scarf by Adrian Bizilia - free

Vacation/holiday Knitting
Different Breeze by knittimo
Marklee by Elizabeth Doherty

Top 3 Holiday Movies
The Christmas That Almost Wasn’t
How The Grinch Stole Christmas
Frosty the Snowman/Rudolph
Die Hard
The Holiday
Harry Potter films
Home Alone
Home for the Holidays
The Family Stone

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Episode 66: Candy! Candy! Candy!


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NOTE: We’ve decided to extend the Harvest Hat-a-Long until December 15!

WIP It
Veronika Cardigan by Shannon Cook in Patons Classic Wool (Charcoal)
Find Your Fade by Andrea Mowry
Toddler hat (no pattern) in Sunshine Yarns Merino Sport (Mad Hatter)
Color Tipped Scarf by Purl Soho in Purl Soho Worsted Twist (Timeless Navy, Heirloom White, Super Pink)
Tied Knots by Justyna Lorkowska in The Lemonade Shop DK (Spectravision)
Handspun Hat (no pattern) in Blarney Yarn fiber

FO Show
1x1 rib hat in Malabrigo Chunky (Pink Frost)
little scallops by tante ehm in The Lemonade Shop DK (Goldfish) and Madelinetosh DK (Citrus)
Waiting for Winter Mittens by Susan B Anderson in Noro Kureyon
Thuy’s Waiting for Winter Mittens

Queued
Leah by Anthony Casalena
Comfort Fade Cardi by Andrea Mowry

Spin Right Round
Goodie Supply Company Zebra Sparkly Polwarth in President of the Bad Girls Club

Retail Therapy
Knitting from the North by Hilary Grant
WeFF (Weaving and Fiber Festival) - Southern California Handweaver’s Guild
Bee Mice Elf
Frost Yarn

Reading
Genuine Fraud by E Lockhart
A Stash of One’s Own by Clara Parkes
Valour and Vanity (Glamourist Histories #4) by Mary Robinette Kowal
There’s Someone In Your House by Stephanie Perkins

Watching
The Americans
Ghost in the Shell (2017)
Schitt’s Creek (S3)
Stranger Things (S2)

Podcasts mentioned
Killtocraft

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Episode 65: The Longest Episode


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WIP It
Jellybean socks in Red Heart Heart & Sole (Jellybean)
1x1 rib hat in Malabrigo Chunky
Tied Knots by Justyna Lorkowska in The Lemonade Shop DK (Spectravision)
Veronika Cardigan by Shannon Cook in Patons Classic Wool (Charcoal)
Waiting for Winter Mittens by Susan B Anderson in Noro Kureyon

FO Show
Milanese Lace Topper by tante ehm in The Lemonade Shop DK (Goldfish)
Kimberly’s Milanese Lace Topper
Sockhead Slouch Hat by Kelly McClure in Sunshine Yarns Merino Sport (Mad Hatter)
Kimberly’s Sockhead Hat
Darkke by Woolly Wormhead in The Lemonade Shop DK (Disco Hippo)
Kimberly's Darkke Hat Part II
little scallops maria carlander in Anzula Cricket (Paradise) and The Lemonade Shop DK (Disco Hippo)
Kimberly’s Little Scallops
Antler Mittens by tincanknits in No-Law Knits Aran (Jealousy)
Thuy’s Antler Mittens

Retail Therapy
House of a la Mode/Republic of Wool Twist Fingering (Eleven)
Stranger Things bag from Otterly Adorable Knits
Dyed minis with Morkmade Fiber Co
The Forbidden Woolery Pride (Illium & Archangel’s Wings)

Spin Right Round
Pigeonroof Studios Merino Roving in Harlequin
3-ply/80 yards

Events
A Stash of One’s Own by Clara Parkes

Watching
Ghost in the Shell (2017)
Death Note
Snatched
Going In Style
CHiPS
Hamilton
Mindhunter (S1)
Riverdale (S1)

Podcasts mentioned
Killtocraft
Grocery Girls Knit
Petite Weaver
Skein Enable Podcast

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Episode 64: Mad Hatter


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Big thanks to Leon Alexander Yarns for donating a prize to the Harvest Hat-a-Long 2017!

WIP It
Veronika Cardigan by Shannon Cook in Patons Classic Wool (Charcoal)
Jason’s Cashmere Hat by Melissa Thomson in Rowan Pure Wool Worsted (161 Lovat)
Sockhead Slouch Hat by Kelly McClure in Sunshine Yarns Merino Sport (Mad Hatter)
Little Scallops by Maria Carlander in Anzula Cricket (Paradise) and The Lemonade Shop DK (Hippo Disco)
Find Your Fade by Andrea Mowry
FO Show
Milanese Lace Topper by tante ehm in The Lemonade Shop DK (Goldfish)
Kimberly’s Milanese Lace Topper

Queued
True Colors by Melanie Berg
Pumpkin Spice Mitts by Skeindeer Knits
Selbu Mittens Club

Retail Therapy
Mrs. Crosby Carpet Bag (African Gray and Smoky Granite)
Imperial Yarn Erin (Rain)
Indie Dyer Fair at Alamitos Bay Yarn Company
Long Dog Yarn
Inner Yarn Zen
Lazer Sheep Yarns
Forbidden Woolery
Concepts in Yarn
The Yarnover Truck
Candy Skein

Reading
Worthy Donna Cooner
The Secret Heart of a Note by Stacey Lee
The Duchess Deal (Girls Meets Duke #1) by Tessa Dare
The Sumage Solution (San Andreas Shifters #1) by Gail Carriger

Watching
Get Out
The Hitman’s Bodyguard
It (2017)
iZombie (Season 3)

Podcasts mentioned
Skein Enable Podcast
Knitmore Girls Podcast
Skeindeer Knits
Killtocraft