Monday, November 12, 2018

Special Minisode: Stitches SoCal Recap


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**Apologies in advance for the loud baby sounds. The Blueberry was very active this morning.

Stitches SoCal 2018
November 1 - 4, 2018
Pasadena Convention Center
Pasadena, CA 

Knit Picks enamel pins
Professor Meow Pullover by Claire Slade
Knit Picks Wonderfluff
Forbidden Fiber Co Fortitude (Heirloom Pumpkin)
Solaris by Melanie Berg
Black Cat Fibers Nomad Sock (Shadow Rainbow 2.0)
True Colors by Melanie Berg
Forbidden Fiber Co Fortitude DK (Jalopy)
Serina Cardigan by Gretchen Ronnevik
A Hundred Ravens Iacho Mini Skein Set (...And Peggy)
Down the Road and Back Again Shawl by Megan Williams
Shaky K Fibers Polworth/Silk (Sea Anenome)
Wooly Walkers
Erin Lane Bags - large project back in Larry the Foul-Mouthed Sheep print
Greenwood Fiberworks
Slipped Stitch Studios Two Skein+ project bag (Pug-kin)

Meetup info
Jessie (@jessiejanespins)
Jill (@nodice11)
Nicole (@morkmadefiberco)
Annie (@petiteweaver)
Thuy (@fishgirl182)
Elba (@ere_i_saw_elba)
Kim (@slow.cloth)
Krista (@knitonepugtwo)
Brenda (@bcastiel)
Jennifer (@soulpromise)

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Episode 76: Insert Clever Title Here


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WIP It
Monster Kal 2018 #monstersockskal2018 on Instagram
Find Your Fade by Andrea Mowry in Hedgehog Fibres Skinny Singles (Shiver, Naive, Fool’s Gold, Spell, Dragonfly)
Tale as Old as Time by Anne Vally in Must Stash Yarn Self Striping Sock (Belle et la Bete)
Hermione’s Every Socks by Erica Lueder in Oh Loops! Fashion Knot (Swirly Twirly Gumdrops)
Weekender by Andrea Mowry In Dream In Color Classy (In Vino Veritas)
Oak Crest by Vanessa Townley in Malabrigo Rios (Sand Bank)

Queued
Cerys Hexagon Blanket by Suzie Blackman
Juniper Pullover by Cheryl Toy
Cozumel by Justyna Lorkowska

Events
Stitches SoCal in Pasadena, CA

Retail Therapy
Slipped Stitch Studios 2 Skein+ Bag in Llamicorn print

Well Read
Kingdom of Little Wounds by Susann Cokal
Renegades by Marissa Meyer
Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Watching
Jack Ryan
Peppermint
The Predator
A Simple Favor
The House With a Clock in It’s Walls

Episode 75: Baby Babble and Fall KAL


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WIP It
Find Your Fade by Andrea Mowry in Hedgehog Fibres Skinny Singles (Shiver, Naive, Fool’s Gold, Spell, Dragonfly)
Tale as Old as Time by Anne Vally in Must Stash Yarn Self Striping Sock (Belle et la Bete)
Weekender by Andrea Mowry In Dream In Color Classy (In Vino Veritas)
Slay Me KAL by Shannon Squire
Hermione’s Every Socks by Erica Lueder in Oh Loops! Fashion Knot (Swirly Twirly Gumdrops)
Captain America Socks in Opal sock yarn

FO Show
Sockhead Slouch Hat by Kelly McClure in Knit Picks Felici (Steamer Trunk)
Thuy’s Steampunk Sockhead Hat
Jellybean Socks in Red Heart Heart & Sole (Jellybeans)
Thuy’s Jellybean Socks
Twain Socks in Madelinetosh Tosh Sock (Twain)
Thuy’s Twain Socks
Honey Cowl by Antonia Shankland in Bay Street Yarns Jac (Jealousy)
Kimberly’s Honey Cowl

Queued
Oranjestad Shawl by Lavanya Patricella
Zen Yarn Garden Jazzy bundle - sent for review

Retail Therapy
Black Trillium Quadra (Patina)
Hedgehog Fibres Skinny Singles in Deep Eddy Vodka (Potluck 3)
Pom Pom Quarterly: Issue 26
Hello Yarn Fiber Club - August 2018
Charms from Disneyland (to use as stitch markers)
Knit Picks Chroma Twist in Weather Vane

Well Read
This Savage Song by VE Schwab
Competence by Gail Carriger
How To Marry a Werewolf by Gail Carriger

Watching
To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before
The Kissing Booth
Crazy Rich Asians
The Meg
Christopher Robin
Mile 22
Searching
Big Brother
Tag
Destination Wedding

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Episode 74: Summer Vibes



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WIP It
Find Your Fade by Andrea Mowry in Hedgehog Fibres Skinny Singles (Shiver, Naive, Fool’s Gold, Spell, Dragonfly)
Honey Cowl by Antonia Shankland in Bay Street Yarns Jac (Jealousy)
Tale as Old as Time by Anne Vally in Must Stash Yarn Self Striping Sock (Belle et la Bete)
Captain America Socks in Opal sock yarn
Slay Me KAL by Shannon Squire Hermione’s Every Socks by Erica Lueder in Oh Loops! Fashion Knot (Swirly Twirly Gumdrops)

Retail Therapy
Hedgehog Fibres Skinny Singles in Dragonfly
Queensland United Foursome in Taronga Zoo
The Altered Stitch
South Park Dry Goods

Queued
Archie + Peanut
Possum Infinity Scarf by Tabitha Gemmell
bunnymuff (Avignon, Wild Anniversary, Vanessa Ives, Epicurus )

Well Read
I’ll Be Gone In The Dark by Michelle McNamara
Neverworld Wake by Marisha Pessl
Dating the Undead by Juliet Lyons
Paranormalcy by Kiersten White

Watching
Ant Man and the Wasp
Collateral
Sicario 2: Day of the Soldado

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Episode 73: Adventures in Skankland



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WIP It
Tale as Old as Time by Anne Vally in Must Stash Yarn Self Striping Sock (Belle et la Bete)
Honey Cowl by Antonia Shankland in Bay Street Yarns Jac (Jealousy)
Weekender by Andrea Mowry In Dream In Color Classy (In Vino Veritas)
Jellybean Socks in Red Heart Heart & Sole (Jellybeans)
Find Your Fade by Andrea Mowry

FO Show
Tale as Old as Time by Anne Vally in Knit Picks Felici (Abracadabra) and Pagewood Farm Chugiak (Greens)
Thuy’s Witchy Cowl
Kiwi socks in Opal Sweet & Spicy 3 (Kiwi)
Thuy’s Kiwi Socks
Northward by tincanknits in Malabrigo Chunky (Azul Bolita)
Thuy’s Northward

Queued
Vertices Unite by Stephen West
Stay Soft Shawl by Veera Välimäki
European Road Trip Shawl by Espace Tricot

Stitch, Please
Thuy did a bit of sewing on some drawstring bags using the Leah drawstring bag pattern by Indigobirddesign.
Kokka Mustard Cats fabric

Listening
Death in Ice Valley
S-Town

Reading
Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan
Cherish Hard by Nalini Singh
A Case For Jamie (Charlotte Holmes #3) by Brittany Cavallaro
Beautiful Lawman and Fury on Fire by Sophie Jordan
Listen to Your Heart by Kasie West
An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson

Watching
The Snowman
Solo: A Star Wars Story
Book Club
Sicario
Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife
Ocean’s Eight
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Queer Eye (Season 2)

Friday, May 25, 2018

Episode 72: Hump Day! Hump Day!


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WIP It
Tale as Old as Time by Anne Vally in Must Stash Yarn Self Striping Sock (Belle et la Bete)
Dentado Scarf by Lisa R Meyer in Manos del Uruguay Clara (Miel, Black Forest)
Weekender by Andrea Mowry In Dream In Color Classy (In Vino Veritas)
Kiwi socks in Opal Sweet & Spicy 3 (Kiwi)
Monkey Socks by Cookie A in Yarntini Variegated Sock (Vintage Variegated)

Queued/Stalking
Tegna by boyland knitworks
Alice by Hiroko Fukatsu
Tuck Stitches by Nancy Marchant

Watching
Thor: Ragnarok
Taylor Swift concert
Deadpool 2
Breaking In

Well Read
A Gathering of Shadows by VE Schwab
A Conjuring of Light by VE Schwab
Head On by John Scalzi

Listening
Dirty John
S-Town
Atlanta Monster

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Episode 71: Welcome Back


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WIP It
Tale as Old as Time by Anne Vally in Must Stash Yarn Self Striping Sock (Belle et la Bete)
Paper Crown by Amy van de Laar in Colinette Jitterbug (Sahara)
Weekender by Andrea Mowry In Dream In Color Classy (In Vino Veritas)
Northward by tincanknits in Malabrigo Chunky (Azul Bolita)
Kiwi socks in Opal Sweet & Spicy 3 (Kiwi)
Twain Socks in Madelinetosh Tosh Sock (Twain)

FO Show
Hugo The Couch Potato Monster by Rebecca Danger in Hedgehog Fibres Merino Aran (Down By The River)
Kimberly’s Hugo
Color Tipped Scarf by Purl Soho in Purl Soho Worsted Twist (Timeless Navy, Heirloom White, Super Pink)
Kimberly’s Color Tipped Scarf
Flax Light by tincanknits in Sunshine Yarns Twist Sock (Ginny)
Thuy’s Flax Light
Veronika Cardigan by Shannon Cook in Patons Classic Wool (Charcoal)
Thuy’s Veronika

In Review
Thanks to Stitchcraft Marketing and Eucalan for sending us some products for review. Please check out the Eucalan website for more info on the company and their products.

Well Read
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan
I’ll Be Gone In The Dark by Michelle McNamara
Head On (Lock In #2) by John Scalzi

Watching
I Feel Pretty
Avengers: Infinity War