Showing posts from February, 2013

Episode 39: We pretty much love everything in it

Download  | Duration: 01:15:33 Book Talk starts at 53:37 2KLC Kardigan KAL 2KLC Read-Along Choice: Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter.   We begin March 1 Tracie’s Honey Cowl Tracie’s Mother Bear #27 Jade Cashmere One-Skein Shawl by Michelle Miller (Fickle Knitter) Sweet Georgia CashSilk lace Hand Paints Donegal Sock Agatha Cardigan by Snowden Becker Knit Picks Andean Treasure Bittersweet Cowl by Meghan Goodacre Diamond Galway Worsted Artfibers Houdini Burdock cardigan by Maura Kirk Knit Picks Full Circle Worsted Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks That Rock Botanical Knits – Twelve Designs Inspired by  Trees and Foliage by Alana Dakos   - to win a copy of the ebook, comment here !  ONE POST per person please!! Oak Trail Classic Elite Yarns Waterlily The Newlyweds by Nell Freudenberger The Silent Girl by Tess Gerritson To the Power of Three by Laura Lippman Get Out of My Life, But First Could You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall by Anthony

Botanical Knits

The knitting world is all abuzz with the news that Alana Dakos ' new book of designs, Botanical Knits: Twelve Designs Inspired by Trees and Foliage , is available!   Although you won't be able to hold the softcover book in your hands until May, you can still get started knitting these beautiful patterns by getting the ebook now. The book is lovely.  It reflects Alana's signature style with soft, feminine aspects.  The graphic design is done by Mary Joy Gumaygay , who worked with Alana and  Hannah Fettig  on their book Coastal Knits .  It is illustrated by  Neesha Hudson , who also did the illustrations in one of Alana's previous books,  Annie and the Swiss Cheese Scarf . Let's take a look at the patterns!  Many of these are already in our Ravelry queues.  The book is divided into two sections of patterns - Sweaters and Accessories. SWEATERS The first sweater is also pictured on the cover - it's the  Autumn's End : Autumn's End  Aut

Episode 38: Finishing Frenzy!

Download   | Duration: 01:13:19 book talk starts at 39:35 Our Kardigan KAL is on! RAL: Voting for our book selection is open till Feb 9. RAL will begin March 1 st and go for a month, with a new thread for the next section of the book starting each week.   Threads will remain open as long as there is discussion! Mother Bear KAL/CAL on CogKNITive Mother Bear will be at Stitches West – you may bring up to 3 bears to the booth.   Remembering Remy KAL/CAL with Knitting Brooklyn – starting 2/23 and going until 5/29 – to honor the 95 days of Remy’s life in the NICU Stitches West Feb 21-24 T racie’s Finished Objects: Toe-Up Socks with a Difference by Wendy Knits Latte Maren (Top-Down Icelandic Sweater) Mother Bear #26 Colorful Mitts by Sue Brady Barb’s Finished Objects: Bittersweet Cowl by Megan Goodacre                                          Ellison Bay Shawl  by Paula of  Knitting Pipeline Textured Knots Afghan by Norah Ga