Showing posts from May, 2014

Episode 69: Through the Magic of Technology

Download  | Duration: 01:02:01 Book Talk Starts at 35.25 We still have some unclaimed prizes from our Prize-A-Palooza giveaway (to celebrate 2000 members in our Ravelry Group).  Please check our  Episode 66 Blogpost  to see if you won. Our Mother Bear KAL/CAL will officially begin July 1.  You will have until August 31 to post pictures of any bears completed in 2014 to our FO thread to be eligible to win some great prizes.  Please go to the  Mother Bear Website  to purchase your knitted or crocheted bear pattern. A big THANK-YOU to  tmkr  for her planned generous donation of $1 per bear to the Mother Bear Project for each bear completed for our KAL!   Jan in British Columbia, Canada gifted a Mother Bear pattern to an 83-year-old knitter friend.  This friend has since knitted 55 bears since January!  Wow.   We have received prize donations from  Brenda Castiel (goodstuff on Ravelry) Designs  and  Estella Haines (onemorerowplease on Ravelry) designs  for the KAL.

Episode 68: A Fascinating Whack-a-doo

Download  | Duration: 01:12:40 Book Talk starts at 38:15 Our Mother Bear KAL officially begins July 1, but start making bears any time!   All bears knit in 2014 are eligible.   Bryonybear aka Kay is a listener in England who has just published her  Mrs Bakery Bear pattern!    She and her husband also recorded a video podcast in honor of the pattern release – check it out! The Sampler Girl podcast with our own TanyaMarie Susan B. Anderson’s video podcast Stitches, Stews and Stylish Hues podcast with Frenny Tracie will be at the Spinning at the Winery at Retzlaff Winery in Livermore, CA on June 7. T racie’s FOs: Rhombi by Terri Kruse   Mother Bear #37 Knitted Knocker #1 Barb’s   FOs: Modicum Mitts by Rachel Roden Lullaby Rain shawl by Paula Emmons Fuesli Mother Bear #35 Knitted Knocker #1 Tracie’s Current Projects: Spring Showers by Joji Locatelli Newton’s Yarn Country DK Superwash Merino Nylon

Episode 67: Kind of An Annoying Dingbat

Download  | Duration: 01:16:57 Book Talk starts at 43:45 Prize-a-palooza!   Please check the shownotes from our last episode to see if you’ve won, and send Tracie a PM if you did! Knitted Knockers – Knit or crochet some boobs for fun and charity! Our Colorwork KAL has ended – we will draw for the winners our our 3 prize packages during our next episode. Each prize package will include: A pattern of your choice from Pinneguri - you may choose any one of her English patterns . A pattern of your choice from onemorerowplease . A 2 Knit Lit Chicks project bag. A skein of Berroco Boboli Lace yarn - although it is called “lace”, it is fingering weight: A set of stitch markers handmade by Barb. A pack of BuffyAnn Designs Yarn Cozies . Upcoming Mother Bear KAL/CAL.   Will officially start on July 1, but any bears you have made this year are eligible to enter into the FO thread for prizes. Tracie has finished: Modicum Mitts by Rachel