Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Episode 52: Pussy Hats Galore


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Giveaway Winner
Listen to the podcast to hear who won the skein of The Lemonade Shop yarn!

Other News
Rose Haven Yarns Podcast Episode 4
Listen to the last 10 minutes of this podcast episode to learn about how you can contribute to the Alzheimer Society by making Twiddle Muffs.

WIP It
Ashburn by Melanie Berg in


The Lemonade Shop DK in Hippo Disco
Pussy Hat Project
KitKat Hat by andresueknits in Cascade 220 Superwash
Cyclades Vest by Elena Nodel in madelinetosh Tosh Merino DK (Spectrum)
Vanilla socks (no pattern) in Sunshine Yarns Twist Sock Yarn (Tonks)

FO Show
Chevron Baby Blanket by Purl SoHo in Malabrigo Yarn Chunky
Kimberly Chevron Baby Blanket
Conversationalist by The Plucky Knitter in Drops Nepal, Knit Picks Andean Treasure
Thuy’s Conversationalist 2.0
Pussy Hat Project
Women’s March on Washington - January 21, 2017
KitKat Hat by andresueknits in Cascade 220 & Cascade 220 Superwash
Thuy’s Pussy Hats

Queued
Fly Away by tincanknits
undone57’s Fly Away
Sonnensegel by Ulrike Altrogge

Retail Therapy
Hedgehog Fibres Skinny Singles in Naive, Shiver, Spell, Fool’s Gold

In Review
KPC Sampler (provided for review) - (39:50)
http://www.kpcyarn.com/

Monday, January 2, 2017

Episode 51: Holiday Potpourri


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WIP It
Chevron Baby Blanket by Purl SoHo in Malabrigo Yarn Chunky
Different Breeze by Sachiko Uemura in All Things Heather Superwash Merino (Mermaid)
Cyclades Vest by Elena Nodel in madelinetosh Tosh Merino DK (Spectrum)
Conversationalist by The Plucky Knitter in Drops Nepal, Knit Picks Andean Treasure
Rogue One Hat by Mrs Leudeke in Cascade 220 Sport (Silver Grey, Burgundy, Natural)

FO Show
Roar Hat by Kate Oates - using leftover Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Worsted and Cascade 220 Superwash
Thuy’s Roar
Tied Knots by Justyna Lorkowska in Malabrigo Rios (Teal Feather)
Thuy’s Tied Knots
Conversationalist by The Plucky Knitter in Drops Nepal (Sea Blue, Grey Mix, Coral)
Thuy’s Conversationalist

Queued

Find Your Fade by Andrea Mowry
Pussy Hat Project
Women’s March on Washington - January 21, 2017
KitKat Hat by andresueknits

Retail Therapy
Knitsomniac Designs Twist & Shout in The Green Dragon
The Lemonade Shop DK in Teenage Dream
The Lemonade Shop DK in Hippo Disco
The Lemonade Shop DK in Spectravision
London House Yarns Sparkle Sock in Yule Ball

Well Read
The End or Something Like That by Ann Dee Ellis
Etched in Bone by Anne Bishop
White Hot by Ilona Andrews

Watching 
Sausage Party
Rogue One: A New Hope

Podcasts Mentioned
Inside Number 23
Killtocraft

Happy holidays, everyone. See you in 2017! 

Monday, December 12, 2016

Episode 50: Pom Pom Perfection


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WIP It
Chevron Baby Blanket by Purl SoHo in Malabrigo Yarn Chunky
Different Breeze by Sachiko Uemura in All Things Heather Superwash Merino (Mermaid)
Cyclades Vest by Elena Nodel in madelinetosh Tosh Merino DK (Spectrum)
Tied Knots by Justyna Lorkowska in Malabrigo Rios (Teal Feather)

FO Show
Coastal Gradient Cowl by Elizabeth Smith in Knitted Wit Victory Sock
Kimberly’s Coastal Gradient
KitKat Hat by andresueknits in Sheep Shop Yarn Company Sheep 1 (G123)
Thuy’s KitKat
Acai by Claire Devine in Manos de Uruguay Wool Classica (117 Violets)
Thuy’s Acai

Retail Therapy
The Lemonade Shop DK (Goldfish)
Black Squirrel Fabric
Nox Yarn Mars Sock (It’s Not Fair!)
Wee Chickadee Woolery Sparkle Sock (Sweater Weather)
The Lemonade Shop DK Sparkle (Pinwheel)
Cascade Heritage Prints (Christmas, Lights)
West Yorkshire Spinners 4-Ply (Holly Berry, Cherry Drop)
Drops Flora, Nepal, and Lima from Nordic Mart

GIVEAWAY
Check out the thread in our Ravelry group to enter the 50th episode giveaway.

Watching
Penny Dreadful
Arrival
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them
Moana

Well Read
For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund
Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me by Mindy Kaling (audio)

Podcasts Mentioned
Inside Number 23
NH Knits

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Episode 49: The One With Pterodactyls


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Harvest Hat-a-Long Winners
Thanks to everyone who participated in the Harvest Hat-a-Long! Big hugs to our co-host Nessa from killtocraft. We hope everyone got some new winter hats out of the KAL!

Please listen to the episode or see below to find out if you are a winner and PM Thuy (fishgirl182 on Ravelry) to claim your prize.

Prizes:
  1. Silver Shed USA bag + Sweet Fiber yarn - bolsen
  2. Leon Alexander Yarns mini skein set - soccerballetmom
  3. Pattern - bauerd11
  4. Pattern - DanaRae19
WIP It
Different Breeze by Sachiko Uemura in All Things Heather Superwash Merino (Mermaid)
Coastal Gradient Cowl by Elizabeth Smith in Knitted Wit Victory Sock
I’m Blue Socks (no pattern) in Opal (blues)
Roar Hat by Kate Oates in leftover Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Worsted and Cascade 220 Superwash

FO Show
Lovely Leaf Lace Scarf from Purl Soho in Brooklyntweed Shelter (Almanac Blue)
Kimberly’s Lovely Leaf Lace Scarf
Antler Hat by tincanknits in Malabrigo Rios (Coco)
Thuy’s Antler Hat

Queued
Solaris by Melanie Berg
The Miller’s Daughter by Melanie Berg
On The Spice Market by Melanie Berg
All Paths Lead to Home by Melanie Berg
Feather by Nick Davis
Rainbow Warrior by Casapinka
Old Romance by Joji Locatelli

Retail Therapy
Hedgehog Fibers Skinny Singles in Fool’s Gold and Spell
Rainbow Warrior by Casapinka
Blissful Knits fingering weight in Abyss
Dyed in the Wool Yarn Co fingering in Rustard
Texas Dyed Wool fingering in Landscape
Ashburn by Melanie Berg
The Gnome Hat by Dani Davis
Shibui Knits Drift
Knitted Wit Victory Fingering gradient set (Hyacinth)
Knitted Wit Victory Fingering (Naked)
Opal Happy (Sweet Spicy 9093)

Well Read
Boys Don’t Knit by T.S. Easton
Archangel’s Heart by Nalini Singh
London Steampunk series by Bec McMaster

Watching
The Huntsman
The Arrival
Captain America: Civil War

Podcasts Mentioned
Killtocraft

Monday, November 7, 2016

Episode 48: Dr. Frankenstein Knits


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WIP It
Antler Hat by tincanknits in Malabrigo Rios (Coco)
Lovely Leaf Lace Scarf from Purl Soho in Brooklyntweed Shelter (Almanac Blue)
Coastal Gradient Cowl by Elizabeth Smith in Knitted Wit Victory Sock
I’m Blue Socks (no pattern) in Opal (blues)

FO Show
Superbulky Grandpa by Joji Locatalli in Rowan Big Wool (20 Lucky)
Thuy’s Superbulky Grandpa

Queued
Belfry & Boo-ya by Susan Claudino
KitKat Hat by andresueknits

Retail Therapy
havirland on Etsy
Norah Gaughan’s Knitted Cable Sourcebook

Sewing
Biggo Drawstring Bag (tutorial by Petite Weaver Crafts)

Group News
Reminder that the Harvest Hat-a-Long will be ending on November 15. We probably won’t close the FO thread until after this date as we won’t be recording until the weekend after the official end date. As long as the thread is open you can enter.

Prizes

Well Read
The Sky Is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson
Kiss of Steel and Heart of Iron by Bec McMaster

Watching
The Office
Jessica Jones
Penny Dreadful
Bob’s Burgers
Archer
Lethal Weapon

Podcasts Mentioned
Thimble and Thread Make
Killtocraft
Petite Weaver Crafts

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Episode 47: The Thing We Swore We'd Never Do


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WIP It
Lovely Leaf Lace Scarf from Purl Soho in Brooklyntweed Shelter (Almanac Blue)
I’m Blue Socks (no pattern) in Opal (blues)
Sockhead Slouch Hat by Kelly McClure in The Lemonade Shop Simple Sock (Stormy Day)
Superbulky Grandpa by Joji Locatalli in Rowan Big Wool (20 Lucky)

Queued
Antler by tincanknits in Malabrigo Rios (Cocoa)

In My Mailbox
Giveaway won from orangeknits
The Lemonade Shop Simple Sock in Stormy Day - Thank you Heather! This will be a giveaway soon.

Retail Therapy
Malabrigo Rios in Glitter
Mork Made Fiber
Yarn and Soul Superfine 400 (3097)
Cyborg’s Craft Room

Well Read
Velvet Vol 2 written by Ed Brubaker with art by Steve Epting
Bitch Planet Vol 1 written by Kelly Sue DeConnick with art by Valentine De Landro
A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro

Watching
Love and Friendship
Westworld
Me Before You

Podcasts Mentioned
Killtocraft
Thimble and Thread Make
Petite Weaver Crafts
Inside Number 23

Monday, October 3, 2016

Episode 46: Everything But Knitting


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WIP It
Lovely Leaf Lace Scarf from Purl Soho in Brooklyntweed Shelter (Almanac Blue)
Cyclades Vest by Elena Nodel in madelinetosh Tosh Merino DK (Spectrum)
Sockhead Slouch Hat by Kelly McClure in The Lemonade Shop Simple Sock (Stormy Day)

FO Show
Handspun hat made from fiber from Blarney Yarn (Polwarth)

Queued
Riley Rose Shawl by Jennifer Lassonde (Thanks, Melinda!)
Stag Head Pullover by Norah Gaughan

Events
So Cal Knits

Well Read
Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo
The Beauty of Darkness by Mary E Pearson
River Marked by Patricia Briggs (Mercy Thompson #6)
Duke of Pleasure by Elizabeth Hoyt (Maiden Lane #11)
Magic Binds by Ilona Andrews (Kate Daniels #9)

Watching
Galavant
Captain America: Civil War
Hawaii Five-0 (Season 6)
The Magnificent Seven

Podcasts Mentioned
Killtocraft
Yarnderwoman
Down Cellar Studio