Episode 21: Double Trouble

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Instead of podcasting this week, I was a guest star on KnitBytes with Becca.

Show Notes:

Plurk Podcaster Challenge

Mother Bear K/CAL

WIPs:

I am working on Cadence in Cascade 220 Heathers

Becca is working on Aragorn socks in Sensations Bamboo & Ewe and an Irish Hiking Hat in Cascade 220

FOs:

I finished my Traveling Woman shawl!

New things:

I got two skeins of Colinette Jitterbug to make socks for Jael, and Double Helix socks for herself

Becca got Malabrigo Rios, Fleece Artist BFL Sock, and Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran for a Peaks Island Hood, as well as swap goodies- some hand-dyed yarn, stitch markers, little toys and charms, candy, and an incredible MadelineTosh Spriteling shawl!

Congratulations to RaeKnitsNWa, the winner of the Fat Ladies in Spaaaaace coloring book! Thank you to all who entered!

Featured pattern:

Pac-Man Ghosts by Erica Yen

Featured game:

Mass Effect

Plurk Podcast Challenge Participants:

Alpaca and Ewe – Gail – http://alpacaandewe.blogspot.com/
Addicted to Yarn – Becky – https://addictedtoyarn.wordpress.com/
Barknknit – Natalie – http://barknknit.blogspot.com/
Britt Knits – Brittany – http://brittknitsvidcast.blogspot.com/
BloomingKnitter- Tina – http://bloomingknitter.wordpress.com/
CronicKnitter – Tanya – http://cronicknitter.blogspot.com/
Darthknitter -Tammy- http://proverbialknitter.com/
Dragonfly Soars – Vicki – http://dragonflysoars.blogspot.com/
DramaticKnits – Steve – http://dramaticknits.blogspot.com/
Domestikateddarling – Kate – http://www.domestikateddarling.blogspot.com/
Exchange Student in Fiberland – MariGayle -http://exchangestudentinfiberland.blogspot.com/
Family Fibers – Bobbi – http://familyfibervideocast.blogspot.com/
Knit Naturally – Dawn – http://knitnaturally.libsyn.com/webpage
Knit1hearttoo – Sheila – http://knit1hearttoo.blogspot.com/
Knit1hearttoo – Wendy – http://knit1hearttoo.blogspot.com/
Knitabulls – Diane – http://knitabullspodcast.blogspot.com/
Knitbytes – Beeca – http://knitbytes.wordpress.com/
Knittin’ on the Fly – Katie – http://knittinonthefly.blogspot.com/
Miss Elle Knits – Elle – http://misselleknits.blogspot.com
Mommyneedsyarn – Erin – http://www.mommyneedsyarn.com/
Needlebound-Liz -http://needlebound.blogspot.com/
NoteableNeedle – Kate – http://noteableneedlework.blogspot.com/
Purple Photokitty’s Artwork – kelly – http://ppkart.blogspot.com/
Sillyfru – Wendy – http://sassypantsknitter.podbean.com/
Rainlover Knits – Sarah – http://www.rainloverknits.com/
Yarnivore – Sadie – http://sadieruin.wordpress.com/
HippiePenguin -Hilary – http://hippiepenguinfibers.wordpress.com/

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Episode 20: Iowa is Awesome

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Drugs of Choice:

  • Susanna’s Shawl: Traveling Woman Shawl, Dream  in Color Starry, Colorway: Purple Rain, Size 7 needles
  • Flutter-by Socks: Huckelberry Knits, Colorway: Copper Patina
  • Cadence: Camp Loopy Project 3, by Jordana Page, Cascade 220 Heathers

HUGE THANK YOUs TO: Jeanette, Bev, and Chelsea. You guys are awesome and generous. Thank you so much.

Plurk Podcast Challenge: If you want to do a KAL with me (and you know you do!), get yourself some Aran weight yarn, about 264 yards or so.

Mother Bear Project: Check out MariGayle of Exchange Student in Fiberland; Becca of KnitBytes; Vicki of DragonflySoars; and Cate of Noteable Needle, for KALs to join.

Episdoe 19: The Three S’s: Sweater, Shawl, and Socks

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Mother Bear Project:

Works in Progress:

Finished Objects:

Stash Enhancement:

Plurk Podcast Challenge Participants List:

Alpaca and Ewe – Gail – http://alpacaandewe.blogspot.com/
Addicted to Yarn – Becky – https://addictedtoyarn.wordpress.com/
Barknknit – Natalie – http://barknknit.blogspot.com/
Britt Knits – Brittany – http://brittknitsvidcast.blogspot.com/
BloomingKnitter- Tina – http://bloomingknitter.wordpress.com/
CronicKnitter – Tanya – http://cronicknitter.blogspot.com/
Darthknitter -Tammy- http://proverbialknitter.com/
Dragonfly Soars – Vicki – http://dragonflysoars.blogspot.com/
DramaticKnits – Steve – http://dramaticknits.blogspot.com/
Domestikateddarling – Kate -http://www.domestikateddarling.blogspot.com/
Exchange Student in Fiberland – MariGayle -http://exchangestudentinfiberland.blogspot.com/
Family Fibers – Bobbi – http://familyfibervideocast.blogspot.com/
Knit Naturally – Dawn – http://knitnaturally.libsyn.com/webpage
Knit1hearttoo – Sheila – http://knit1hearttoo.blogspot.com/
Knit1hearttoo – Wendy – http://knit1hearttoo.blogspot.com/
Knitabulls – Diane – http://web.me.com/knitabulls/knitabulls_Web_Page/
Knitbytes – Beeca – http://knitbytes.wordpress.com/
Knittin’ on the Fly – Katie – http://knittinonthefly.blogspot.com/
Miss Elle Knits – Elle – http://misselleknits.blogspot.com
Mommyneedsyarn – Erin – http://www.mommyneedsyarn.com/
Needlebound-Liz – http://needlebound.blogspot.com/
NoteableNeedle – Kate – http://noteableneedlework.blogspot.com/
Purple Photokitty’s Artwork – kelly – http://ppkart.blogspot.com/
Sillyfru – Wendy – http://sassypantsknitter.podbean.com/
Rainlover Knits – Sarah – http://www.rainloverknits.com/
Yarnivore – Sadie – http://sadieruin.wordpress.com/
HippiePenguin -Hilary – http://hippiepenguinfibers.wordpress.com/

Episode 18: Summer Colds Suck!

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Woot! Uploaded on the first try! I guess being Satan has it’s advantages!

Hairy Yellow Chunks, pattern by Rebecca Danger, whose name I am intensely jealous of

Coming Together Socks, pattern by Thayer Preece

Mother Bear Project

List of podcasters hosting Mother Bear Project KALs:

  1. NoteableNeedle (Catherine);
  2. MommyNeedsYarn (Erin);
  3. Barknknit (Natalie);
  4. Family Fiber (Bobbi);
  5. Knitbytes (Becca);
  6. Exchangestudentinfiberland (MariGayle);
  7. Knittinonthefly (Katie);
  8. Knitabulls (Diane);
  9. Sassypantsknitter (Wendy); and
  10. Bloomingknitter (Tina).

Plurk Podcast Challenge Participants:

Alpaca and Ewe – Gail – http://alpacaandewe.blogspot.com/
Addicted to Yarn – Becky – https://addictedtoyarn.wordpress.com/
Barknknit – Natalie – http://barknknit.blogspot.com/
Britt Knits – Brittany – http://brittknitsvidcast.blogspot.com/
BloomingKnitter- Tina – http://bloomingknitter.wordpress.com/
CronicKnitter – Tanya – http://cronicknitter.blogspot.com/
Darthknitter -Tammy- http://proverbialknitter.com/
Dragonfly Soars – Vicki – http://dragonflysoars.blogspot.com/
DramaticKnits – Steve – http://dramaticknits.blogspot.com/
Domestikateddarling – Kate – http://www.domestikateddarling.blogspot.com/
Exchange Student in Fiberland – MariGayle -http://exchangestudentinfiberland.blogspot.com/
Family Fibers – Bobbi – http://familyfibervideocast.blogspot.com/
Knit Naturally – Dawn – http://knitnaturally.libsyn.com/webpage
Knit1hearttoo – Sheila – http://knit1hearttoo.blogspot.com/
Knit1hearttoo – Wendy – http://knit1hearttoo.blogspot.com/
Knitabulls – Diane – http://knitabullspodcast.blogspot.com/
Knitbytes – Beeca – http://knitbytes.wordpress.com/
Knittin’ on the Fly – Katie – http://knittinonthefly.blogspot.com/
Miss Elle Knits – Elle – http://misselleknits.blogspot.com
Mommyneedsyarn – Erin – http://www.mommyneedsyarn.com/
Needlebound-Liz -http://needlebound.blogspot.com/
NoteableNeedle – Kate – http://noteableneedlework.blogspot.com/
Purple Photokitty’s Artwork – kelly – http://ppkart.blogspot.com/
Sillyfru – Wendy – http://sassypantsknitter.podbean.com/
Rainlover Knits – Sarah – http://www.rainloverknits.com/
Yarnivore – Sadie – http://sadieruin.wordpress.com/
HippiePenguin -Hilary – http://hippiepenguinfibers.wordpress.com/

Episode 16: Back from Spain!

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Works in Progress:

  • Coming Together Socks: knit on US 1 1/2 (2.5mm), out of Cascade Heritage Sock Handpainted, in the Isle of Skye colorway
  • Flutter-by Socks: knit on US 0 (2mm), out of Huckleberry Knits, Willow base, in the Copper Patina colorway
  • Traveling Woman shawl: knit on US 7 (4.5mm), out of Dream in Color Starry, in the Purple Rain colorway

Finished Objects:

  • What is this thing you call “Finished Objects?”

Stash Enhancement:

THANK YOU, Wendy and Sheila, for gifting me Mork!

I forgot to mention this but this is still happening in September: Plurk Podcast Challenge: started by Knittingsmybag (“needlework project bags” on Etsy). Happening in September. More information as it gets closer.