Showing posts from 2013

Episode 59: La Cabeza Pequena!

Download  | Duration: 01:00:25 Book Talk begins at 29:55 Come join our  Ravelry Group!   When we get to 2000 members, we will be giving away some great prizes. You have until December 31, 2013 to enter the  prize giveaway for an ebook copy of Head-To-Toe: Kids' Knit Accessories  by Katya Frankel. The Poncho Comeback KAL .  No deadline, no prizes, just relaxed fun! How cute is this picture?  This is Ryan's cousin's son Isaac in the hat Tracie knit for him.  It's obvious that he loves it since he needs to wear it to eat his Cheerios! Barb recommends  Curious Handmade with Helen Stewart  audio podcast.  She is offering a coupon code ( knitventchicks ) for 20% off the price of her latest pattern collection,  KnitVent 2013 .   The code is good December 26, 2013 - January 6, 2013. Barb and Tracie will be going to  Stitches West 2014  in Santa Clara, CA February 20 - 23, 2014.  Come join us! KNITTING Barb's Finished Projects: After

Episode 58: The Chicks Talk Flicks

Download  | Duration: 01:08:28 Book Talk starts at 23:23 Our Sweater KAL has ended, just in time for sweater-wearing season!   Thank you to everyone who participated.   We announce the winners of our prize drawing at the end of the show, with many thanks to our prize donors: ·       A copy of the book Cardigans by Louisa Harding, donated by lemtaz . ·        Tix Trinket Shawl Gem , donated by  jetgirl1313  of the  Knittin’ on the Fly Videocast . ·       emhknits is donating 2 of her patterns, giftable through Ravelry! You can see them here . ·       Brenda Castiel aka goodstuff is donating 3 of her patterns, giftable through Ravelry. You can see her patterns here . Swants followup – a YouTube video sent by Susan B. Anderson – Katy and Katie have a video podcast “ Just the Tips.   Taking the Internet’s Advice.   Seriously ,” where they apparently test out internet claims.   They MADE swants.   Hilarious! Barb’s FOs February Beret by Caroline

Episode 57: I Don't Know What That Is.

Download  | Duration: 01:09:55 Book talk starts at 42:19 A Turkey Day Challenge for Fun  from CogKnitive Join Knittybarb and friends for a Mini KAL: the Easy Folded Poncho by Churchmouse Yarns – starting on December 1 st FOs: Tracie’s Charleston Tea hoodie by Thea Coleman Tracie’s Kid At Any Age hat by Jennette Cross Barb’s Zuzu’s Petals Cowl by Carina Spencer Barb’s 2 pair of   Lina Mitts by Amber Bertram Tenaya Cardigan by Elizabeth Doherty Malabrigo Arroyo Magrathea by Martina Behm GnomeAcres Merino Silk fingering Reversible Cable Scarf by Bruce Weinstein madelinetosh merino light February Beret by Caroline Hegwer Leading Men Fiber Arts Dramaturg DK Transitioning to Winter by Tina Robbins Wollmeise “Pure”100% Merino Superwash Rainbow Hat by Beth O’Callaghan Silky Sock by ABCs of Creative Pursuits Cool Breezes Cowl by Christy Becker Bee Mice Elf SW Merino Nylon Sock Toe-Up Socks With a Difference by

Episode 56: Wear It Like Grace Kelly

Download  | Duration: 01:20:48 Book Talk Starts At 50:15 Happy Hallowe'en !  As promised in this episode, here is a picture of Tracie's son Will dressed up as a Hawaiian Tourist Zombie! Our Sweater KAL/CAL  is ongoing.  As of this recording, YOU have about 50 sweaters completed!  You have until December 1, 2013 to complete any adult sweater. We mention our upcoming Read-Along which will start in January, 2014.  It will be a non-fiction book.  Details to come... The Chicks will be attending  Stitches West  in Santa Clara, California - February 21 - 24, 2014. BLIP TV and video podcasts hint:  If some of your favorite podcasts are no longer available on Blip TV but you still want to watch them on your home TV, do you have a  Roku  box?  If so, you can  add the iTunes Channel  to your list of Roku channels! KNITTING Barb's FOs Completed the  Woobie Puppy  and the  Woobie Giraffe  from Kris Carlson's  Woobie Pattern Collection Series

Travel Edition: All Yarn, No Books!

Download  | Duration: 00:56:48 No Book Talk Lambtown Annelena Mattison Fishknits Invictus Yarns Color Notes Yarn The beautiful saturated hues of Color Notes Yarn Greenwillow Cowl by Elizabeth Doherty – Blue Bee Studios Bungalow Farm Angora Barb’s East Coast Trip DC Unraveled Podcast Looped Yarn Works – Washington DC In Looped Yarn Works - left to right: Colleen ( DCKnitter ), Jill ( Jillsey ), Barb, Heather ( MamaOKnits ), and Zoe ( zbmorgan ). Unfortunately, Marilyn ( vapmore ) had to leave before we took the picture CraftLit Kitschy Stitch – Rehobeth Beach, DE Barb and  Christina ( Christina4635 ) Cogknitive Fiber Retreat Goody Bag & Door Prize Donors -  Please Check Out These Generous Independent Businesses! Dizzy Blonde Studios Knotty Girls KnitCast Santa Creek Creations The Cashmere Goat CT Knit Knacks Sunnyside Ellen Not Another UFO! Lanitium ex Machina Spun Right Round Lady Bu