Thursday, February 27, 2014

Episode 63: Live From Stitches West 2014!


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No book talk this episode
The  keynote speaker was Myra Wood, author of the new book Knit in New Directions: A Journey Into Creativity.  Tracie and Barb are huge fans of Myra!

Barb took a class on photographing your knits with Kellie Nuss

Tracie took a class on knitting with beads with Betsy Hershberg , author of Betsy Beads: Confessions of a Left-Brained Knitter
Tracie's bead sample, created in Betsy's class

Hiya Hiya
Barmaids


Tracie and Barb both really missed Blue Moon Fiber Arts (because we wanted some Woobu and possibly some BFL Sport too) and Tess Designer Yarns (because we like to grope the Kitten and exclaim over their beautiful colors), who were not at Stitches this year :-(


Barb took a class on knitting socks in different stitch patterns with JC Briar, author of Charts Made Simple

Tracie took a class of special techniques with Anna Zilboorg, author of Magnificent Mittens and Knitting For Anarchists




Thank you to everyone who came to our Podcaster/Listener Meet-Up - it was great to see you all!
And of course, lots of wonderful listeners!

Did you think we were kidding about having Prize-A-Palooza when we passed 2000 members in our Ravelry group?  Well, think again!  
We’ve got books, patterns, stitch markers, yarn holders, pattern holders, and of course YARN YARN YARN!  Post in the Prizeapalooza thread to be entered to win!  And if you haven’t joined our Ravelry group yet – what are you waiting for?

California Revival Knits thread will close February 28!

Episode 64 will be just Tracie; Episode 65 will be Barb and her sister Ann; Tracie and Barb will be back recording together in Episode 66!

Our Colorwork KAL will begin March 1 – challenge yourself and join us!  Need some inspiration?  Check out the Tosh Tea Cakes set from Jimmy Beans Wool to make the Modicum Mitts by Rachel Roden

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