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

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Episode 63: K-Drama Llama


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WIP It
Under My Rainbow by Debbi Stone in Knitted Wit Victory DK (Happy Birthday colorway)
Veronika Cardigan by Shannon Cook in Patons Classic Wool (Charcoal)
Wonder Woman Wrap by Carissa Browning in madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light (Ink) and Anzula Nebula (Red Shoe)

FO Show
Color Field by Kemper Wray in Anzula Cricket (Paradise) and Stitch Together Studio Stitch Dreamy DK (Bertie Botts)
Kimberly’s Color Field
Blue and Her Boys Magnetic Bookmarks from Nerdy Grl Designs
Rose City Rollers by Mara Catherine Bryner in The Yarns of Rhichard Devrieze Peppino (Personal Touches)
Thuy’s Rose City Rollers

Retail Therapy
Lykke interchangeable needle set
Erin Lane Bags - Viewfinder in Harry Potter Sheeple
Lolodidit - Everyday Sock in Pretty Young Thing and Hippo for Valentine’s Day
Roxie The Hippo
madelinetosh Twist Light
madelinetosh Prairie

Queued
Eyeball Shawl by Stephen West

Stitch, Please
Cross stitch - Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery Mysterious Halloween Town Pattern
Sewing - booksleeves using this video as a rough tutorial

Events
Harvest Hat-a-Long 2017 will be happening from September 15, 2017 - November 15, 2017. Please check out the thread in our Ravelry group for more details.

Reading
Club Deception by Sarah Skilton
Top This Snowflake Hat
I Believe In A Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo
A Study In Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro

Watching
Game of Thrones (Season 7)
The Dark Tower
Stranger Things (Season 1)
Elementary (Season 5)
Shetland (Season 1)

Podcasts mentioned
Grocery Girls
Yarnderwoman
Yarniacs
Killtocraft

Monday, August 7, 2017

Episode 62: Flying Solo & Comic-Con Recap

Kimberly is out of town this week so it's just Thuy. But don't worry, the girls will be back together for another episode in a couple of weeks. Enjoy!

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WIP It
Wonder Woman Wrap by Carissa Browning in madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light (Ink) and Anzula Nebula (Red Shoe)
Rose City Rollers by Mara Catherine Bryner in The Yarns of Rhichard Devrieze Peppino (Personal Touches)
Slay Me KAL by Shannon Squire
FO Show
Kuchi Kopi (no pattern) with help from Woolbuddy

Retail Therapymadelinetosh Tosh Merino Light in Ink
Woolenboon Boon Classic in Dirty Chai

Queued
Eyeball Shawl by Stephen West
Marley by Andrew Mowry

Events
Comic-Con recap

Reading
The Shadow Revolution (Crown & Key #1) by Clay and Susan Griffith

Watching
Atomic Blonde
Dunkirk

Podcasts mentioned
Yarnderwoman
Killtocraft

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Episode 61: The Bones of Our Enemies


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WIP It
Slay Me KAL by Shannon Squire 3
Rose City Rollers by Mara Catherine Bryner in The Yarns of Rhichard Devrieze Peppino (Personal Touches)
Lace Ribbon Scarf by Veronik Avery in Malabrigo Yarn Sock (Archangel)
Color Field by Kemper Wray in Anzula Cricket (Paradise) and Stitch Together Studio Stitch Dreamy DK (Bertie Botts)
Shore Cardigan by Carrie Bostick Hoge in Cascade 220
Find Your Fade by Andrea Mowry

FO Show

Ashburn by Melanie Berg
Kimberly’s Ashburn

Retail Therapy
Knitted Wit
Under My Rainbow (Happy Birthday colorway) by Debbie Stone
Bounce Blanket (Rainbow Magic colorway) by tincanknits
Malabrigo Silkpaca in Zarmzamora

Queued
Morrigan by Beata Jezek
Wonder Woman Wrap by Carissa Browning

Reading
Red Headed Stepchild by Jaye Wells
Day of the Duchess by Sarah Maclean

Watching
Sherlock (Season 4)
Baby Driver