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

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Episode 70: A Hot Mess


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WIP It
Apple Pie by tincanknits in Malabrigo Merino Worsted (Stone Blue)
Tied Knots by Justyna Lorkowska in The Lemonade Shop DK (Spectravision)
Twain Socks in Madelinetosh Tosh Sock (Twain)
Veronika Cardigan by Shannon Cook in Patons Classic Wool (Charcoal)
Another preemie hat

FO Show
Burnaby by Jared Flood in Mrs. Crosby Carpet Bag (Greystone)
Kimberly’s Burnaby
More preemie hats
Quynn by Woolly Wormhead in Knit Picks Galerie (Rococo)
Thuy’s Quynn
Vanilla Socks in Opal Petticoat

Retail Therapy
Hedgehog Fibres Merino DK in Sorry Not Sorry and Seattle Grunge Vibes (Potluck)
Toil & Trouble Worsted in Ent

Well Read
Red Rising by Pierce Brown
By the Book by Julia Sonneborn
The Ruby Circle (Bloodlines #6) by Richelle Mead

Watching
Great British Bake Off
Blade Runner 2049
Trolls
Get Out
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
I, Tonya

Podcasts Mentioned
Yarniacs
Just One More Row
Knitmore Girls
Petite Weaver Crafts

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Episode 69: Slow Down


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WIP It
Under My Rainbow by Debbi Stone in Knitted Wit Victory DK (Happy Birthday colorway)
Tale as Old as Time by Anne Vally in Knit Picks Felici (Abracadabra) and Pagewood Farm Chugiak Hand Dyed Sock (Greens)
Vanilla Socks in Opal Petticoat

FO Show
Preemie hat in Sweetgeorgia Speed Demon (Fondant)

Queued
Reversible Rivulet Scarf by Purl Soho
Abys Cowl by Carol Feller
Quynn by Woolly Wormhead

Retail Therapy
Madelinetosh Pashmina in Fir Wreath
Hedgehog Fibres Merino Aran
The Lemonade Show Simple Sock in Bad Day

Well Read
Midnight Crossroad by Charlaine Harris
The Shining by Stephen King
You Need a Budget by Jesse Mecham
The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily by Laura Creedle

Watching
The Shape of Water
Pitch Perfect 3
Fifty Shades of Black
Dunkirk

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Episode 68: Adios 2017


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Thank you to everyone who participated in the Harvest Hat-a-Long this year. Big love to our co-host Vanessa of killtocraft. Also big thanks to Leon Alexander Yarns for generously donating this year’s prize for the KAL. Please check the beginning of the podcast for winners and reach out to us via Ravelry or our email address at twistedstitchespodcast@gmail.com.

WIP It
Color Tipped Scarf by Purl Soho in Purl Soho Worsted Twist (Timeless Navy, Heirloom White, Super Pink)
Tale as Old as Time by Anne Vally in Knit Picks Felici (Abracadabra) and Pagewood Farm Chugiak Hand Dyed Sock (Greens)
Reverse Snowball Flight by Melissa Lambino in Wool and the Gang The Gang Collection (Sand Trooper Beige)

FO Show
1x1 rib hat in Malabrigo Chunky (Pink Frost)
Rogue One Hat by Mrs Luedeke in Cascade 220 Sport (burgundy, grey, natural)
Thuy’s Star Wars hat
Swirl Hat by Mandie Harrington in leftover sock yarn
Thuy’s Swirl Hat
Two by Two by Anne Gagnon in Cascade 220 Superwash (Extreme Creme Cafe)
Thuy’s Two by Two

Retail Therapy
Chiaogoo fixed circulars
The Forbidden Woolery Pride in Black Emerald

Happy holidays, everyone. We'll see you in 2018!

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