Monday, August 15, 2016

Episode 43: Drunk Unicorn

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WIP It
Great Divide Shawl by Michele Brown (aka Kimberly’s Golden Sunset Shawl) in Republic of Wool DK (Plume) and MadTosh Tosh DK (Candlewick)
Lovely Leaf Lace Scarf from Purl Soho in Brooklyntweed Shelter (Almanac Blue)
Smooth Operator Socks by Susan B Anderson in Nomadic Yarns Brit Sock (Beefsquatch)
Hinagiku Hat by 87 Knit in Stimpylab Warm DK (The Suburbs)
Cyclades Vest by Elena Nodel in madelinetosh Tosh Merino DK (Spectrum)

FO Show
Spindrift Shawl by Helen Stewart in The Lemonade Shop Simple Sock yarn (Peach Speckle OOAK) and Knit Picks Stroll Brights (Pucker)
Thuy’s Spindrift Shawl
Hitchhiker by Martina Behm in The Lemonade Shop Sparkle Sock (Blue Fluffy Unicorn)
Thuy’s Hitchhiker

Queued
Nilla the Unicorn by Rachel Borello Carroll
Rock Creek by Caitlin Hunter
The Tea Collection by Claire Devine (#indiekal20)

In My Mailbox
Canon Hand Dye Edgar Worsted in Honeydukes

Retail Therapy
Sock blank from Dyed in the Wool Yarn Co (Single Spark Sock Blank)
Ewe Sew an Sew large Ophelia bag

Events
Interpretations Vol 3 Trunk Show at The Altered Stitch
August 2 - 26, 2016

Hedgehog Party at The Altered Stitch
August 27, 2016

On August 27th we'll be launching Hedgehog Fibres at The Altered Stitch! What's even more exciting is that we'll have Anthony Casalena in store for the launch because he's been hard at work designing his next fabulous shawl pattern featuring Hedgehog Fibres Yarns! Anthony will be unveiling his pattern at this event and there will be a Limited Edition kit available especially for his launch which includes the yarn and pattern! See you there! The event time will be released soon, check our website and sign up for our newsletter to get the latest updates!

Harvest Hat-a-Long
September 1 - November 15, 2016
Co-hosted with Nessa of Killtocraft

Well Read
Uprooted by Naomi Novik
The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
Glamour in Glass by Mary Robinette Kowal

Watching
Olympics!
Star Trek: Beyond
Jason Bourne
Bad Moms
Suicide Squad

Podcasts Mentioned
Killtocraft

Monday, August 1, 2016

Episode 42: A Tale of Woe


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WIP It
Spindrift Shawl by Helen Stewart in The Lemonade Shop Simple Sock yarn (Peach Speckle OOAK)
Smooth Operator Socks by Susan B Anderson in Nomadic Yarns Brit Sock (Beefsquatch)
Hitchhiker by Martina Behm in The Lemonade Shop Sparkle Sock (Blue Fluffy Unicorn)

Queued
Donner by Elizabeth Doherty
Oak Crest Hat by Maisie Howarth
Hinagiku by 87knit

Retail Therapy
Knitted Wit Victory DK in Haute Pink and
Stimpylab BFL Sock in Figgy Pudding
Knitsomniac Twist & Shout Sock in The Trees Speak Latin
Leather Pedestal Buttons from Jul Design
The Lemonade Shop Simple Sock in Freaking Awesome
Malabrigo Rios in Sand Bank

Events
Fall Fiber Frolic
Date: Oct 22, 9am-5pm
Fee: $40 for all-day classes (no additional materials fees); shopping is FREE
Location: Proto-Cathedral of St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church
5329 Sepulveda Boulevard, Sherman Oaks, CA 91411-3441
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Hedgehog Party at The Altered Stitch
August 27, 2016
On August 27th we'll be launching Hedgehog Fibres at The Altered Stitch! What's even more exciting is that we'll have Anthony Casalena in store for the launch because he's been hard at work designing his next fabulous shawl pattern featuring Hedgehog Fibres Yarns! Anthony will be unveiling his pattern at this event and there will be a Limited Edition kit available especially for his launch which includes the yarn and pattern! See you there! The event time will be released soon, check our website and sign up for our newsletter to get the latest updates!

Interpretations Vol 3 Trunk Show at The Altered Stitch
August 2 - 26, 2016

Well Read
Unspoken and Untold by Sarah Rees Brennan
Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye (audiobook)
Sleep Revolution by Arianna Huffington (audiobook)

Watching
Frequency
Lethal Weapon
Timeless
Ash vs Evil Dead
Mr. Robot

Podcasts Mentioned
Petite Weaver
Killtocraft

Monday, July 18, 2016

Episode 41: Lumps and Bumps


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Chit Chat
Happy Knitting Friends fabric
Petite Weaver

WIP It
Spindrift Shawl by Helen Stewart in The Lemonade Shop Simple Sock yarn (Peach Speckle OOAK)
Hitchhiker by Martina Behm in The Lemonade Shop Sparkle Sock (Blue Fluffy Unicorn)

FO Show
I Heart Bees Socks by Vanessa Townley in Knit Picks Hawthorne Speckle Handpaint (Aquatic Speckle)
Thuy’s I Heart Bees
Tidal by Wei S. Leong in Sublime Cashmere Merino Silk DK (Grey)
Thuy’s Tidal

Queued
Smooth Operator Socks by Susan B Anderson

In My Mailbox
A Homespun House Baby Alpaca in The Boy Who Lived and His Trusty Companion
Thank you, Katie! :)

Retail Therapy
Must Stash Perfect Sock in Anakin/Luke

Sewing
Sailor Top by Fancy Tiger Crafts
Sew a Sailor Top on Creativebug

Well Read
Allegiance of Honor by Nalini Singh (Psy-Changeling #15)
Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan
Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye (audiobook)

Watching
Grantchester (Season 2)
Deadpool
Ghostbusters

Podcasts Mentioned
Petite Weaver
Inside Number 23
Killtocraft

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Episode 40: Rambling Woman


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WIP It
Void by Melanie Berg (#voidalong) in Stonehedge Fiber Mill Shepherd’s Wool Worsted (Pansy)
Clairmore Cowlette by Corinna Ferguson in MJ Yarns Silken DK (Glowing Eel)
Spindrift Shawl by Helen Stewart in The Lemonade Shop Simple Sock yarn (Peach Speckle OOAK)
I Heart Bees Socks by Vanessa Townley in Knit Picks Hawthorne Speckle Handpaint (Aquatic Speckle)
Hitchhiker by Martina Behm in The Lemonade Shop Sparkle Sock (Blue Fluffy Unicorn)

Queued
I have been researching yarn and patterns for chemo hats.
Shedir by Jenna Wilson

In My Mailbox
Joyful Lace from Knit Picks (won from Anne Podlesak of Wooly Wonka Fibers)

Retail Therapy
Nomadic Yarns Brit Sock in Beefsquatch
Knit Picks summer sale
Qing Fiber High Twist BFL (Black Hare and Electronic)
Skein Top Draw Sock (Coconut Ice)

Well Read
How To Flirt With a Naked Werewolf by Molly Harper
Why Not Me? By Mindy Kaling (audiobook)
Idol by Kristen Callihan

Watching
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Finding Dory
iZombie (Season 2)

Podcasts Mentioned
Inside Number 23
Sticks + Twine
Killtocraft

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Episode 39: No Regrets


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WIP It
Spindrift Shawl by Helen Stewart in The Lemonade Shop Simple Sock yarn (Peach Speckle OOAK)
I Heart Bees Socks by Vanessa Townley in Knit Picks Hawthorne Speckle Handpaint (Aquatic Speckle)
PAL KAL hosted by Actually Knitting

FO Show
Kiwi by by cheezombie (from Knitty Deep Fall 2011) using scraps
Klara the Kiwi

In My Mailbox
Mini skein swap package from D

Retail Therapy
Mrs. Browns Bags (knit Andi bag)
Studio In The Green sock sack (Bob’s Burgers bag)
Stitches Plus Purls (F Off I’m Knitting bag)
Diana Couture (Serena Santoro print bag)

Events
WWKIP Day - June 18, 2016

Well Read
Forevermore by Kristen Callihan
Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld
Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton (audiobook)

Watching
Elementary
X-Men: Apocalypse
The Revenant

Podcasts Mentioned
Grocery Girls Podcast
Legacy Knitz
Inside Number 23
Killtocraft
AndreSue Knits
Bookishstitcher
Petite Weaver Crafts

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Episode 38: Shawl Space


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WIP It
Hitchhiker by Martina Behm in The Lemonade Shop Sparkle Sock (Blue Fluffy Unicorn)
Spindrift Shawl by Helen Stewart in The Lemonade Shop Simple Sock yarn (Peach Speckle OOAK)
I Heart Bees Socks by Vanessa Townley in Knit Picks Hawthorne Speckle Handpaint (Aquatic Speckle)

FO Show
Tiny Gnome by Anna Hrachovec in Knit Picks Palette
Thuy’s Tiny No, No, Gnome!
Agleam by Lisa Mutch in Malabrigo Silky Merino (Indiecita)
Thuy’s Agleam

Queued
The Shawl Society by Helen Stewart
Void by Melanie Berg - for #voidalong

In My Mailbox
Lazer Sheep Yarns Sock Yarn in Fox and the Sheep (along with minis) - $5 from each skein donated to local rescue
Lazer Sheep Yarns on Etsy

Retail Therapy
Cloud bag by Ewe Sew An Sew
Sheep bag by Thimble and Thread Make
Stitch markers by Thimble and Thread Make
Hue Loco Spun Sock in Lucky Charm
Hue Loco Tweed Sock in Reindeer
Mini skein set from Inner Yarn Zen
Interpretations Vol 3
Havirland Pax Sock in Hawaiian Punch
Spun Right Round Sport Sock in Space Highway

Well Read
The Study of Seduction by Sabrina Jeffries
Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert
Forevermore by Kristen Callihan

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Episode 37: Going Solo


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WIP It
Fine and Dandy Socks by The Sweater Co in Knit Picks Stroll (Dogwood Heather) and Shibui Knits Sock (41301)
Agleam by Lisa Mutch in Malabrigo Silky Merino (Indiecita)
Hitchhiker by Martina Behm in The Lemonade Shop Sparkle Sock (Blue Fluffy Unicorn)
Coziest Memory Blanket by Kemper Wray

FO Show
Christmas Eve Cast On Socks (no pattern) in Berrocco Sox (Carlyle)

Retail Therapy
Republic of Wool Fingering in Disco Demolition

Queued
Gnome Nuggets by Rebecca Danger
Stricken by Sarah Burghardt Abram (gifted)
Spindrift Shawl by Helen Stewart

In Review
Leslie Wind
cable needle ring
Copper/Sterling Flame Eyed Sewing Needle

Well Read
Marked in Flesh by Anne Bishop
Boys of Summer by Jessica Brody

Watching
Bob’s Burgers Live
Spotlight

Podcasts Mentioned
Grocery Girls
Inside Number 23
Hungry Cat Podcast
Killtocraft