Friday, March 15, 2013

Episode 41: It's closed Sunday through Tuesday


Download | Duration: 00:41:08
Book Talk starts at 24:37



We are staying at a condo within walking distance of the Punalu'u Black Sand Beach on the Big Island of Hawaii.












It is a "resting spot" for Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles, and you are able to see many of them during the course of a day spent at the Black Sand Beach.









Congratulations to Ravelry on now having 3 MILLION members!

Congratulations to Jenny of the Stash and Burn Podcast on the birth of her daughter, Matilda Jane!

The 2KLC Kardigan KAL/CAL continues until May 1, 2013.  There will be 3 prize packages that will include:

Podcast Promo:  Knit Obsession Podcast

Charities:
Love for Alex Charity KAL through the Fiber and Fabric Podcast

Doubleknit Podcast fundraising for Erin's sister's Ethiopian School Project

Remembering Remy KAL/CAL

Winners:
The winners of the 2 ebook copies of Botanical Knits by Alana Dakos are...Lcubed and VixKnits!  Contact Knittybarb to get your ebooks.  3/20 - this just in!  VixKnits has contacted me with the news that she already has the ebook, so Tracie will be drawing ANOTHER winner on our Episode 42 (due out 3/30/13).

Events:
Spinning at the Winery - Retzlaff Winery in Livermore, CA on May 25, 2013

Knitting:
Grandmother's Favorite Dishcloth

Mother Bear Knit Bears

Drew Preemie Hat by Leslie Gordon
Basic Preemie Hat by Karin Everitt
Basic Baby Hat by Heather Tucker

Honey Cowl by Madelinetosh

Citron Grand Shawl

Alewives Cowl by Elizabeth Doherty

Barb's Vesper Stripey Socks, knit out of Vesper Sock Yarn in the Smoke on the Water colorway













Book Talk:
The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory

The Lacemakers of Glenmara by Heather Barbieri

All God's Creatures by Carolyn McSparren

Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter

The Twin's Daughter by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

A Night to Remember by Walter Lord

Twisted Triangle: A famous crime writer, a lesbian love affair and an FRB husband's violent revenge by Caitlen Rother

Faith: a novel by Jennifer Haigh

Barb and Ann (Graeagleknitter on Ravelry) at Volcanos National Park, on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Episode 40: Greetings from Stitches West 2013!


Download | Duration: 01:06:44
No Book Talk this episode

Artful Color, Mindful Knits: The Definitive Guide to Working with Hand-dyed Yarn by Laura Bryant
Melissa Leapman
Cookie A
Blue Moon Fiber Arts Woobu
Retreating Sweater by Samantha Kirby
The Giving Flower podcast with Kimberlolly
Awareness in Ribbons & Lace shawl by Kimberly Gintar - All proceeds from this pattern go to the Dana-Fabar Cancer Institute
Becoming Art
Imaginknit
Malabrigo Silky Merino in "Bahia" colorway
Knitting Rose Yarns
Knitting Rose Blossom Sock
Knitting Rose Silk Petals laceweight
WEBS
Berocco Lodge
Twin Leaf Loop

Featherweight Cardigan
Tosh Merino Light in Stargazing colorway
Malabrigo Rios
Lisa Souza Dyeworks
Lisa Souza Hardtwist Petite in "Flahriddah" colorway
Botanical Knits by Alana Dakos 
Knit One Below by Elise Duvekot
Myra Wood

Elizabeth Doherty, Blue Bee Studio
Greenwillow cowl by Elizabeth Doherty
Christine Bylsma
Knitting Rose Budding Sock yarn
Alpenglow Bollistic Tweed
Oregon Woodworker
Tess Designer Yarns
Siesta top by Carol Feller
Quince & Company Chickadee
Charleston Tea by Thea Coleman

Allison - The Hollywood Knitter podcast
Erin - Doubleknit podcast
Gayle & Sharlene - the Yarniacs podcast
Dr. Gemma - Cogknitive podcast
Pat (DataKnitter)'s prize-winning knit top
Literary Knits
Kardigan KAL
Our Read-Along: Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter