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

Monday, September 19, 2016

Episode 45: We Couldn't Help Ourselves


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WIP It
Lovely Leaf Lace Scarf from Purl Soho in Brooklyntweed Shelter (Almanac Blue)
Ravine by Woolly Wormhead in Republic of Wool DK (Plume)
Beeswax Hat by Amy van de Laar in Sweet Fiber Merino DK (Spanish Coin)
Sockhead Slouch Hat by Kelly McClure in The Lemonade Shop Simple Sock (Stormy Day)
Cyclades Vest by Elena Nodel in madelinetosh Tosh Merino DK (Spectrum)


FO Show
Lace-Edged Women’s Hat by Julie Hentz in Berroco Comfort DK (2760 Black Cherry)
Starshower by Hilary Smith Callis in Ancient Arts Fibre Merino/Silk Fingering (A Midnight Clear)
Clairmore Cowlette by Corinna Ferguson in MJ Yarns Silken DK (Glowing Eel)


In Review (Review is at 48:05)
Fingering / 4 ply
75% Merino, 25% Silk
437 yards / 100 grams
$31.00
*This was provided for review by Stitchcraft Marketing and Ancient Arts Fibre. This in no way affected This in no way affected my review or opinion of the product.


Queued


Retail Therapy
Cattywampus Crafts in Ojai, CA
Malabrigo Rios in Anniversario


Well Read
Hotel Ruby by Suzanne Young
The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey
The Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer (audiobook)
Brown Eyed Girl by Lisa Kleypas


Watching


Podcasts Mentioned


Thursday, September 1, 2016

Episode 44: Hairy Hipster Lumberjacks


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WIP It

Lovely Leaf Lace Scarf from Purl Soho in Brooklyntweed Shelter (Almanac Blue)
Vanilla socks (no pattern) in Sunshine Yarns Twist Sock Yarn (Tonks)
Cyclades Vest by Elena Nodel in madelinetosh Tosh Merino DK (Spectrum)
Lace-Edged Women’s Hat by Julie Hentz in Berroco Comfort DK (2760 Black Cherry)
Starshower by Hilary Smith Callis in Ancient Arts Fibre Merino/Silk Fingering (A Midnight Clear)

FO Show
Great Divide Shawl by Michele Brown in Republic of Wool DK (Plume) and MadTosh Tosh DK (Candlewick)
Kimberly’s Golden Sunset Shawl
Smooth Operator Socks by Susan B Anderson in Nomadic Yarns Brit Sock (Beefsquatch)
Thuy’s Beefsquatch Socks
Hinagiku Hat by 87 Knit in Stimpylab Warm DK (The Suburbs)
Thuy’s Hinagiku Hat

Queued
Oak Crest by Maisie Howarth
Fleesensee Hat by Verena Cohrs (The Wool Club)
Acai by Claire Devine
Darla by Alex Tinsley
Beeswax Hat by Amy van de Laar
A Little Lonely Cable by Joji Locatelli

Retail Therapy
Mountain Meadow Wool Alpine in Teal
Fiber & Hue DK in Rust Bucket
Fiber & Hue Bumpy Fingeirng in Zombie Unicorn

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

Well Read
Tell Me Three Things by Julie Buxbaum
Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
The Light Between Oceans (movie)
Love, Lies and Spies by Cindy Anstey

Watching
Spotlight
Sausage Party
Aly Wong: Baby Cobra
Great British Bake Off

Podcasts Mentioned
Inside Number 23
Killtocraft

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