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

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Episode 60: All The Shawls


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WIP It
Find Your Fade by Andrea Mowry
Color Field by Kemper Wray in Anzula Cricket (Paradise) and Stitch Together Studio Stitch Dreamy DK (Bertie Botts)

Slay Me KAL by Shannon Squire 3
Ashburn by Melanie Berg
Rose City Rollers by Mara Catherine Bryner with the Double Gusset Heel by Christi Payne in The Yarns of Rhichard Devrieze Peppino (Personal Touches)

FO Show
Tonks socks (no pattern) in Sunshine Yarns Twist Sock Yarn (Tonks)
Spicy Watermelon Socks (no pattern) in Opal Happy (Sweet and Spicy 9093)

In Review
Squadcessories by Sarah B Abram

Retail Therapy
Tale As Old As Time Kit
Pom Pom Quarterly No 21
Mrs. Crosby Satchel in Squid Ink
Blissful Knits Classic in Sultry

Reading
The Girl With All The Gifts by MR Carey
Collapse by Jared Diamond
The World Without Us by Alan Weisman
I’m Talking As Fast As I Can by Lauren Graham (audio)
Dark Wild Night by Christina Lauren
Silver Silence by Nalini Singh

Watching
Wonder Woman
Downton Abbey
Fargo S2
The Mummy
Orphan Black

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Episode 59: Vanilla Socks with Pie


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WIP It
Tonks socks (no pattern) in Sunshine Yarns Twist Sock Yarn (Tonks)
Ashburn by Melanie Berg in
Spicy Watermelon Socks (no pattern) in Opal Happy (Sweet and Spicy 9093)
Slay Me KAL by Shannon Squire
FO Show
No finished objects this week.

Queued
Degreenify by Josh Ryks
Free Your Fade by Andrea Mowry

In My Mailbox
Thank you inkedandcrafty for this week’s amazing mail!
Fine Fish Yarns

Retail Therapy
Texas Dyed Wool SW Twist Sock in The Most
Republic of Wool DK Superwash Merino in Heart & Soul

Events
Worldwide Knit In Public Day - June 10, 2017

Watching
Downtown Abbey
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Anne with An E
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
The Keepers

Reading
I Believe In a Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo
Fire Touched by Patricia Briggs 

Podcasts mentioned
Stitching The High Notes

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Episode 58: I Dropped My Yak


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WIP It
Ashburn by Melanie Berg in
Tonks socks (no pattern) in Sunshine Yarns Twist Sock Yarn (Tonks)
Spicy Watermelon Socks (no pattern) in Opal Happy (Sweet and Spicy 9093)
FO Show
S.O.S. by Susan B Anderson in Muststash Self-Striping Sock in La Belle et La Bete
Thuy’s Beauty and the Beast Socks
Genevieve’s Tube Sock by Jasmin and Gigi Knitmore
Tube Socks for Emma
Colorfield by Kemper Wrap in The Lemonade Shop DK Sparkle (Pinwheel) & Knitsomniac Designs Nocturne DK (B*tch, Please)
Thuy’s Color Field

Queued
Divvy by Annie Baker
Marblehead Poncho by Lana Joise

Retail Therapy
Must Stash Yarn Perfect Self Striping Sock (Han Solo, Yoda, Modern, Rey)
Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks That Rock Lightweight in Spike
Nox Yarn Mars Sock in Love & Monsters

Watching
Zoolander 2
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
50 Shades Darker
Underworld: Blood Wars
The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (S2)
Anne with an E
Sherlock (S4)

Reading
The Day of the Duchess (Scandal & Scoundrel #3) by Sarah Maclean (June 2017)
Night Broken (Mercy Thompson #8) by Patricia Briggs
Devil in Spring (The Ravenels #3) by Lisa Kleypas
A Darker Shade of Magic (Shades of Magic #1) by VE Schwab
The One That Got Away by Melissa Pimental (Aug 2017)

Podcasts mentioned
Knitmoregirls
Killtocraft
Yarniacs
Inside Number 23

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Episode 57: A Little Awkward


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WIP It
Ashburn by Melanie Berg in
Find Your Fade by Andrea Mowry
Colorfield by Kemper Wrap in The Lemonade Shop DK Sparkle (Pinwheel) & Knitsomniac Designs Nocturne DK (B*tch, Please)
S.O.S. by Susan B Anderson in Muststash Self-Striping Sock in La Belle et La Bete

FO Show
The Gnome Hat by Dani Davis
Kimberly’s Gnome Hat Take 2
Simple Ribbed Hat in Black Trillium Fibre Quadra (Pumpkin Patch)
I’m Blue Socks (no pattern) in Opal (blues)

Queued
Hugely by Lisa Mutch
Cirrus by Nancy O’Connell
Bear’s Rainbow Blanket by Purl Soho

Retail Therapy
Le Belle et la Bette cowl kit

Reading
The Magician’s Lie by Greer MacCallister
Silver Shadows (Bloodlines #5) by Richelle Mead
Wildfire (Hidden Legacy #3) by Ilona Andrews

Watching
Your Name.
Legion
Downton Abbey

Podcasts mentioned
Espace Tricot
Yarnderwoman

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Episode 56: When Gauge Attacks


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WIP It
Ashburn by Melanie Berg in
Find Your Fade by Andrea Mowry
S.O.S. by Susan B Anderson in Muststash Self-Striping Sock in La Belle et La Bete
I’m Blue Socks (no pattern) in Opal (blues)
Colorfield by Kemper Wrap in The Lemonade Shop DK Sparkle (Pinwheel) & Knitsomniac Designs Nocturne DK (B*tch, Please)
Hermione’s Every Socks by Erica Lueder in Oh Loops! Fashion Knot (Swirl Twirly Gumdrops)

FO Show
The Gnome Hat by Dani Davis in Madelinetosh ASAP (Pinky Promise)
Kimberly’s Gnome Hat
Sockhead Slouch Hat by Kelly McClure in Knit Picks Felici (Dark Side)
Thuy’s Sockhead Hat
Cyclades Vest by Elena Nodel in madelinetosh Tosh Merino DK (Spectrum)
Thuy’s Cyclades Vest

Retail Therapy
Black Trillium Fibres Quadra (Pumpkin Patch)
The Forbidden Woolery Pride (Spellbound)
Twist Yarns Confetti Sock
Malabrigo Sock Yarn (Turner)
Twist Drift for Playing with Triangles
Brooklyn Tweed Arbor (Cobbler)

Reading
The Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Heilig
The Ship Beyond Time by Heidi Heilig
Princess Diarist by Carrie Fischer (audiobook)
The Fiery Heart (Bloodlines #4) by Richelle Mead

Watching
The Dressmaker
13 Hours
Schitt’s Creek
Orphan Black (Season 3)
The Fate of the Furious

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Episode 55: The Great Outdoors


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WIP It
Fluid Slouchy Beanie by Karen MacCall in The Lemonade Shop DK (Hippo Disco)
Ashburn by Melanie Berg in
Find Your Fade by Andrea Mowry
S.O.S. by Susan B Anderson in Muststash Self-Striping Sock in La Belle et La Bete
Sockhead Slouch Hat by Kelly McClure in Knit Picks Felici (Dark Side)
Windswept by A Homespun House in Drops Baby Alpaca Silk (Medium Grey)
Stockinette Hand Warmers by Purl Soho in Sunshine Yarns Merino Sport (Buckbeak)

FO Show
Rose City Rollers by Mara Catherine Bryner in The Lemonade Shop Simple Sock (Stormy Day)
Thuy’s Rose City Rollers
Woolbuddy
Woolbuddies by Jackie Huang

Queued
Confetti by Veera Valimaki
Boho Blush by Andrew Mowry
Esjan by Stephen West
You Slay Me KAL by Shannon Squire

Retail Therapy
Ewe Sew An Sew

Events
LA Yarn Crawl - April 6-9, 2017

Reading
The Trespasser by Tana French
Love Is Both Wave and Particle by Paul Cody (Aug 2017)
God Save The Queen by Kate Locke
American Gods by Neil Gaiman
Mortal Heart by Robin LaFevers

Watching
Beauty and the Beast

Friday, March 17, 2017

Episode 54: Ice Cream and Stitches West


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WIP It
Rose City Rollers by Mara Catherine Bryner in The Lemonade Shop Simple Sock (Stormy Day)
Fluid Slouchy Beanie by Karen MacCall in The Lemonade Shop DK (Hippo Disco)
Find Your Fade by Andrea Mowry


S.O.S. by Susan B Anderson in Muststash Self-Striping Sock in La Belle et La Bete

FO Show
Take Heart by Fiona Alice in Malabrigo Merino Worsted (Fuscia)
Thuy’s Take Heart
Brickless by Martina Behm in Miss Babs Yowza (Zombie Games)
Thuy’s Brickless

Events
Stitches West Recap
Petite Weaver Crafts
Morkmade Fiber Co
Little Skein in the Big Wool
Muststash Self-Striping Sock (Boba Fett, Obi Wan, La Belle et La Bette, Calaveras)
The Altered Stitch
Woolen Boon Boon Classic (Buffy, Dreamsicle)
Cat Sandwich Fibers Glitzie (Salt Water Taffy)
Cocoknits Sweater Workshop
Knitter’s Keep
NSFW stitch markers from A Needle Runs Through It
Voolenvine Wolke (The Last Unicorn)
The Knitmore Girls
knitactually
Yarniacs
Blue Bee Studios (Marklee, Marklee DK, Headland)
The Knitting Tree LA
Forbidden Woolery Pride (Original Sin)

Retail Therapy
Knitter’s Pride Knit Blockers

Well Read
The Trespasser by Tana French
Article 5 by Kristen Simmons
My Favorite Murder (podcast)
Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Watching
Great British Bake Off
Logan
John Wick 2

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Episode 53: Red & Pink All Over


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WIP It
Rose City Rollers by Mara Catherine Bryner in The Lemonade Shop Simple Sock (Stormy Day)
Fluid Slouchy Beanie by Karen MacCall in The Lemonade Shop DK (Hippo Disco)
Ashburn by Melanie Berg in
Find Your Fade by Andrea Mowry
Vanilla socks (no pattern) in Sunshine Yarns Twist Sock Yarn (Tonks)
The Gnome Hat by Dani Davis in Madelinetosh ASAP (Pinky Promise)
Take Heart by Fiona Alice in Malabrigo Merino Worsted (Fuscia)

FO Show
Sockhead Slouch Hat by Kelly McClure in The Lemonade Shop Simple Sock (Stormy Day)
Thuy’s Sockhead Hat
KitKat Hat by andresueknits in Malabrigo Merino Worsted (Fuscia)

In My Mailbox
Ewe Sew An Sew
No-Law Knits
Snowmelt Shawl MKAL by Helen Stewart

Well Read
Spy School by Stuart Gibbs
Black City by Elizabeth Richards
Prudence by Gail Carriger
Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick (audiobook)

Watching
Daddy’s Home
Santa Clarita Diet
The Lego Batman Movie
The Secret Life of Pets

Podcasts Mentioned
Petite Weaver Crafts
Killtocraft

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!