Showing posts from May, 2015

Episode 92: It's Kind of About Ghosts and Stuff


Book Talk starts at 27:50

Recorded on May 27, 2015

Come join us in the Cardi, Tank or Tee KAL/CAL!  You have until July 1 to complete your project.

Barb recommends listening to Teaching Your Brain to Knit: Episode 16: Knitting and the Need for Novelty to find out more about why most of us have multiple projects on the needles at any one time and why we feel the need to switch projects.

Tracie will be attending Spinning at the Winery June 6, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Barb has finished:
Her Alder Wrap by Kaffe Fassett using 12 colors of Rowan Kidsilk Haze.

Her Featherweight Cardigan by Hannah Fettig, using Must Stash Yarns Helluva Skein in the Pau'ole colorway.
Mother Bear #53

Tracie has finished her spinning her Redfish Dyeworks Fiber that she has had on the spindle for 2 years!

Barb is currently working on:
The Radiance Shawl by Helen Stewart, using Highland Handmades Mountain Laurel Lace in the White Brook colorway.
Crackerjack Cowl by Stacy Simpson Duke, using 4 colo…

Episode 91: BUT - Here's the Thing


Book Talk starts at: 51:20

Recorded on May 13, 2015

Come join the Cardi/Tank or Tee KAL/CAL!  Knit any cardigan, tank or tee (adult or child size) between May 1 - July 1.  If you have a project less than 50% done on May 1st, that will work too.  See the FO thread for the prizes we have so far.

Win a pattern of your choice by Debbi Stone!  Go to the contest thread on our Ravelry group and tell us which pattern you would like to win.  We will pick the winner when we podcast Episode 92

Barb talked about and recommended 2 audio podcasts:
1.  ACTUally KNITting podcast, hosted by ACTually KNITting (Michelle)
2.  Teaching Your Brain to Knit, hosted by Margaret924 (Margaret) and MagicWombat (Catherine)

Tracie talked about The Yarnit.  She and Barb both have one and really like this tool.

Tracie will be attending Spinning at the Winery, AKA Food, Fleeces and Fun! at the Retzlaff Winery in Livermore, CA. on June 6, 10 - 4 pm.

Barb will be going on a motorhome trip up through Oreg…

Episode 90: Ain't Nobody Got Time for That


Book Talk Starts at 37:20

Recorded on April 29, 2015
Our Alana-Along is a wrap (or a sweater or a pair of mitts…)If you entered, stay tuned till the end of the podcast to find out if you won a prize!Thanks to all who participated
Our new KAL has begun - the Cardi, Tank or Tee-Along will run May 1-July 1

Robin Wiest raised $1489 for Autism Speaks with her Sprig of Hope pattern, and she helped her LYS, Twist Knitting and Spinning, raise over $5000 attheir Third Annual Sheep to Shawl Benefit for Autism Speaks.Congratulations and many kudos to them all!

Click for Kiley – Kiley is a high school senior doing a project collecting hats for the Click for Babies project to help inform new parents about crying and Shaken Baby Syndrome.If you’d like to help by making a purple baby hat, visit Kiley’s Ravelry page for details.
Tracie will be at: Fleeces, Food & Fun – Retzlaff Winery in Livermore California - June 6, 10-4pm
Barb finished: 1 Ear Bud Pouch by Mary Keenen – and she’s planning to make…